Enable root login XBMC

At first login with your credentials made during setup.

We will use the “ sudo “ command

The next steps you have to make are:

sudo bash
sudo su
sudo passwd root

Now your root account is enabled and your ready to go.

Static IP on XBMC

Be sure you have root credentials! How to? Enable root .

We are going to modify a file. So use putty or winscp to connect to your xbmc center.

After login, using your root credentials. Navigate to /etc/network and there you find the interfaces file.

If you would like to have a copy of the original file. Feel free to make one.

After that copy the settings below and paste it into your interfaces file.

Of cause you need to modify the ip addresses.

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static

Save the file.

Reboot your system “shutdown –r now”

SharePoint 2010 & add a net work location. Pop-Up for credentials, can not connect \\server.address@SSL\DavWWWRoot.

Yes friends, it took me a while to find a solution for this problem. But I think its solved.

The problem is caused by the more secure Windows7 and Windows2008R2.

“ Okay, after trying random things I have come to learn that if I use \\server.address\DavWWWRoot\ I can connect to the server via WebDAV, as it turns out windows sees "DavWWWRoot" as some sort of token which tells the computer to use the DAV protocol rather than just plain HTTP. This is well and good if I wanted a system only over port 80 however I still want the random ssl encrypted port. From what I can understand \\server.address@SSL\DavWWWRoot should give me HTTPS access to the webdav server. this however doesn’t work, I am still presented with the same two Windows Security Credentials pop up boxes. and now when I just try to press ok through them a pop up window shows up saying "The Folder you entered does not appear to be valid. Please choose another." Which I know is untrue because I can navigate to the page in internet explorer via https://server.address/ and it resolves, I can also still connect to this via other Dav Services. Now that I know my DAV server does work with window 7 I would really like to to work under the specified conditions. “

The first step:

Windows 7 is more secure than older version of windows, some things are just going to take some adjusting to.
Try to change the Kerberos encryption type.

1. Open gpedit.msc.
2. Find the policy under Windows Settings -> Security Settings -> Local Policies -> Security Options ->Network Security: Configure encryption types allowed for Kerberos

3. Configure the policy. If it is not configured, actually both DES cipher suites are disabled. I suggest that you enable all the suits.

The second step:

To Disable the Update Root Certificates Component by Using Group Policy

See Appendix B, "Learning About Group Policy and Updating Administrative Templates,” for information about using Group Policy. Ensure that your Administrative templates have been updated, and then edit an appropriate GPO.

Click Computer Configuration, click Administrative Templates, click System, click Internet Communication Management, and then click Internet Communication settings.

In the details pane, double-click Turn off Automatic Root Certificates Update, and then click Enabled.

Important You can also restrict Internet access for this and a number of other components by applying the Restrict Internet communication policy setting, which is located in Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/System/Internet Communication Management. For more information about this Group Policy and the policies that it controls, see Appendix C, "Group Policy Settings Listed Under the Internet Communication Management Key.

For the official link take a look at WebDAV Web Folders in Windows Explorer, Windows 7

Dual boot Windows 7 <> Windows 8 CP <> Windows 8 Server

pre requirements:

DVD of bootable USB device including Windows 8.

Disk space:

At least 200 GB free space.(If you do install both versions)


Well hands on Smile

Boot from DVD or USB Device  
image Before you proceed to “Install now”. Press SHIFT+F10. a WinPe command prompt will popup.

Type: Diskpart

command list disk Shows all disks
command select disk 0 Select disk (ex. disk 0)
command list vol Shows all partitions
command create vdisk file=d:\a_name.vhd maximum=100000 type=expandable this command create a virtual disk 100 GB.
command select vdisk file=d:\a_name.vhd Select vdisk
command attach vdisk mount disk
image Close the prompt exit
image Continue the installation.
We will discover the “new” vdisk. If not go back some steps.

There will be a warning, but the next button is unlocked so proceed using next.

image If the installation is ready it will will reboot. Do not change anything at the first screen at this moment. Just sit back and relax.
After the restart installation will go on.

Final at the next restart you may change your default OS.

Before playing around, if you have approx 8 GB disks space left, you may copy your vhd file as a backup!  

Installing OpsMgr 2012 Beta

Yeh, finally got time to install and configure OpsMgr2012.

Base system (single box):

OS W2k8R2, SQlserver2008R2, windows update incl the latest updates.

Pre Requirements for OpsMgr2012:

Framework 4; IIS enable within features cgi allow framework 4.

SQL Collation:  SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS

During configuration, keep the reporting service running on port 80. It would be nice to have this fixed so you can configure another port, but for now its oke.


I have made a couple “default” service accounts:





and have them applied during installation of opsmgr2012.

The setup result is as you can see complete without any error.


The Operations Manager 2012 Beta

This morning I received a mail from the OpsMgr 2012 Team.

In August you can expect an email from msftconn@microsoft.com at this email account.

The program will be run on a Microsoft Connect portal which will provide access to evaluation resources, downloads, meeting invitations and discussions – all designed to provide a guided evaluation as well as create opportunities to connect with others in the community. 

We look forward to connecting with you throughout the program.

Best regards,

The Operations Manager CEP Team.

When will it be RTM, at the end of Q4?

First thing to check out will be the avicode integration.

Links will not open a new window or tab in Windows 7 IE9

I see all over that this is a problem for many in Windows 7.
Clicking a link on a web page that should open a new window or tab just stalls. Nothing happens. I have tried changing the UAC settings, security settings, re-registering the dlls, no plug-ins, no pop-up blocker, and etc to no avail.
Something interesting I have found.http://iefaq.info/index.php?action=artikel&;cat=42&id=133&artlang=en

That’s it.

@echo off
echo IEREREG-64 Version 1.08 for IE8 02.01.2010
echo for the 64bit version of IE8 on 64bit Windows
echo by Kai Schaetzl http://iefaq.info
echo installs and registers (if suitable) all DLLs known to be used by IE8.
echo should only take a few seconds, but please be patient
REM ******************************
echo registering IE files
REM IE files (= part of setup)
regsvr32 /s /i browseui.dll
REM regsvr32 /s /i browseui.dll,NI (unnecessary)
regsvr32 /s corpol.dll
regsvr32 /s dxtmsft.dll
regsvr32 /s dxtrans.dll
REM simple HTML Mail API
regsvr32 /s "%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\hmmapi.dll"
REM group policy snap-in
regsvr32 /s ieaksie.dll
REM smart screen
regsvr32 /s ieapfltr.dll
REM ieak branding
regsvr32 /s iedkcs32.dll
REM dev tools
regsvr32 /s "%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\iedvtool.dll"
regsvr32 /s iepeers.dll
REM Symptom: IE8 closes immediately on launch, missing from IE7
regsvr32 /s "%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\ieproxy.dll"
REM no install point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s /i iesetup.dll
REM no reg point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s imgutil.dll
regsvr32 /s /i /n inetcpl.cpl
REM no install point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s /i inseng.dll
regsvr32 /s jscript.dll
REM license manager
regsvr32 /s licmgr10.dll
REM regsvr32 /s msapsspc.dll
REM regsvr32 /s mshta.exe
REM VS debugger
regsvr32 /s msdbg2.dll
REM no install point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s /i mshtml.dll
regsvr32 /s mshtmled.dll
regsvr32 /s msident.dll
REM no reg point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s msrating.dll
REM multimedia timer
regsvr32 /s mstime.dll
REM no install point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s /i occache.dll
REM process debug manager
regsvr32 /s "%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\pdm.dll"
REM no reg point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s pngfilt.dll
REM regsvr32 /s /i setupwbv.dll (not there anymore!)
regsvr32 /s tdc.ocx
regsvr32 /s /i urlmon.dll
REM regsvr32 /s /i urlmon.dll,NI,HKLM
regsvr32 /s vbscript.dll
REM VML renderer
regsvr32 /s "%CommonProgramFiles%\microsoft shared\vgx\vgx.dll"
REM no install point anymore
REM regsvr32 /s /i webcheck.dll
regsvr32 /s /i /n wininet.dll
REM ******************************
echo registering system files
REM additional system dlls known to be used by IE
REM added 11.05.2006 Symptom: Add-Ons-Manager menu entry is present but nothing happens
regsvr32 /s extmgr.dll
REM added 12.05.2006 Symptom: Javascript links don’t work (Robin Walker) .NET hub file
regsvr32 /s mscoree.dll
REM added 23.03.2009 Symptom: Find on this page is blank
regsvr32 /s oleacc.dll
REM added 24.03.2009 Symptom: Printing problems, open in new window
regsvr32 /s ole32.dll
REM mscorier.dll
REM mscories.dll
REM Symptom: open in new tab/window not working
regsvr32 /s actxprxy.dll
regsvr32 /s asctrls.ocx
regsvr32 /s cdfview.dll
regsvr32 /s comcat.dll
regsvr32 /s /i /n comctl32.dll
regsvr32 /s cryptdlg.dll
regsvr32 /s /i /n digest.dll
regsvr32 /s dispex.dll
regsvr32 /s hlink.dll
regsvr32 /s mlang.dll
regsvr32 /s mobsync.dll
regsvr32 /s /i msieftp.dll
REM regsvr32 /s msnsspc.dll #no entry point
regsvr32 /s msr2c.dll
regsvr32 /s msxml.dll
regsvr32 /s oleaut32.dll
REM regsvr32 /s plugin.ocx #no entry point
regsvr32 /s proctexe.ocx
REM plus DllRegisterServerEx ExA ExW … ?
regsvr32 /s /i scrobj.dll
REM shdocvw.dll hasn’t been updated for IE7 and IE8, it still registers itself for the Windows Internet Controls
regsvr32 /s /i shdocvw.dll
regsvr32 /s sendmail.dll
REM ******************************
REM PKI/crypto functionality
REM initpki can take very long to run and is rarely a problem
REM if there are problems with crypto, SSL, certificates
REM remove the three following REMs from the lines
REM echo We are almost done except one crypto file
REM echo but this will take very long, be patient!
REM regsvr32 /s /i:A initpki.dll
REM ******************************
REM tabbed browser, do at the end, why originally with /n ?
regsvr32 /s /i ieframe.dll
REM ******************************
echo if your new tabs page has changed, please read the comments at the end of the script
REM Symptom: new tabs page cannot display content because it cannot access the controls (added 27. 3.2009).
REM This is a result of a bug in shdocvw.dll (see above), probably only on Windows XP.
REM If this problem happens for you run the following command.
REM reg add "HKCR\TypeLib\{EAB22AC0-30C1-11CF-A7EB-0000C05BAE0B}\1.1\0\win32" /ve /t REG_SZ /d %systemroot%\system32\ieframe.dll /f
REM ******************************
echo all tasks have been finished