Problem when downloading large file in Vista RC1

If you download a large file(over 1GB) by IE7 in Vista RC1. The downloaded file may disappearfrom the destination folder after the download finished. The file will instead, be placed in c:\users\username\appdata\local\microsoft\windows\temporaryinternetfiles\virtualized\c\users\username\documents\ This problem maybe related to the security feature in IE7. To prevent this problem, you will needed to run IE by using the "run as" method and use the Administrator account to start IE7. In this case, large downloaded file will be placed in anywhere that you specificed.  

Problem on Vista connect to Linux

From brianwu : I am using Vista RC1. I found a problem when i connect to my linux server. It prompted me to insert account and pw. After I keyed in the account/pw. It said that my account/password was incorrect. However, when I was using WinXP connecting to the linux, it worked (using the same acc and pw). I tried to disable the Vista firewall, it also failed.. If i connect from the Vista to the linux using ftp, it worked. Anyone know the problem?————————————————————————————— My Answer: Hi Brian. MS don't think 3rd party SMB server is safe….so….It encrypt all password send … Continue reading Problem on Vista connect to Linux

Better Synchronization in Offline File of Vista

Just read a introduction on the change of Offline file in Vista from Navjot Virk, program manager for Offline Files in Windows Vista. I feel it is great and would like to share with yours: Better SynchronizationOffline Files in Windows Vista offer much improved synchronization. The improvements to synchronization are two-fold. First, Offline Files in Windows Vista uses a new faster algorithm to determine what files or directories are different between the client and the server. Second, Offline Files in Windows Vista uses “Bitmap Differential Transfer” when synchronizing changes from the client to the server. Bitmap Differential Transfer is essentially a … Continue reading Better Synchronization in Offline File of Vista

Windows Update Troubleshooting Tips

When you point your WinXP/W2K3 computer at the Microsoft Windows Update Web site (same thing happens with a Windows Software Update Services, or WSUS, server). You try to download and install updates, and get an error: 0x800704DD and 0x80240020. MS Knowledge Base article 910341 have lot of information can help, and it's a doozy involving the usual warnings about editing the registry. Start by logging onto the computer as a local admin. Use Runas.exe to run Internet Explorer as a local admin. Try Windows Update again. If it works, then you need to fix the registry for non-admin users. Open Regedit and … Continue reading Windows Update Troubleshooting Tips

Microsoft has relased LimitLogon v1.0.

LimitLogin v1.0 LimitLogin is an application that adds the ability to limit concurrent user logins in an Active Directory domain. It can also keep track of all logins information in Active Directory domains. LimitLogin capabilities include: Limiting the number of logins per user from any machine in the domain, including Terminal Server sessions.   Displaying the logins information of any user in the domain according to a specific criterion (e.g. all the logged-on sessions to a specific client machine or Domain Controller, or all the machines a certain user is currently logged on to).   Easy management and configuration by … Continue reading Microsoft has relased LimitLogon v1.0.

Enumerating Shares and their ACL’s

I recently find a good blog post from cavis which about enumerating the ACL of Windows Share folder, so i re-post in here: In the Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 Resource Kits (and going all the way back to NT4.0) there is a tool called SRVCHECK.EXE. This is a simple command line tool that can enumerate what shares are on a local or remote machine and list the permissions on those shares. Since it is a command line tool, we can easily create a batch file that will list all the shares on all the file servers in the network……let’s … Continue reading Enumerating Shares and their ACL’s