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Microsoft Office LTSC 2021 and M365/O365: Missing Sounds Fix

We installed Office LTSC 2021 and noticed right away that there was no sound feedback from any of the Office applications. Apparently, they are not enabled by default in this version. Getting started with Office Sounds To get them going: Click FILE Options Ease of Access Tick Provide feedback with […]

Exchange Y2K22 Anti-Malware Services Safety Tweak, not Stopping Fix, and Mail Queue Stall Fix

By now most folks will have found the following fix sent out by Microsoft for the Y2K22 Anti-Malware bug: Microsoft Exchange Team Blog: Email Stuck in Exchange On-premises Transport Queues Queue Safety Tweak Before running the script check the timeout setting for mail held in the queue: Get-TransportServer | Select-Object […]

Printing Woes – Troubles with Drivers and BSODs (Blue Screens of Death)

We’ve been seeing mention of issues with printer and/or MFP drivers being the source of conflict with the current as of this writing Windows 10 20H2 cumulative update. Microsoft has released two out-of-band updates to try and address the problems being seen. What doesn’t seem to be clear is whether […]

Windows 10: WiFi Download Speeds Stall

There is an issue with Receive Segment Coalescing (RSC) on Windows 10 that causes download speeds to stall while connected via WiFi. Steps to disable Rsc using Microsoft’s automated tool: 1) Download the “.diagcab” file located here: https://aka.ms/diag_cssemerg11005 (UPDATE 2021-03-17: Link is dead) 2) Run it, and let it see […]

Replication Errors: 1127: Hard Disk Operation Failed, 8524 (0x214c): DSA Operation … DNS Lookup Failure – FIX

We ended up with a situation where a workstation lost trust with the domain. When looking into what was happening on the two Domain Controllers (DCs) on the domain it took a while to figure out just where the problem was. The first error was 1127, failing to write to […]

Server Core Based Exchange 2019 CU4 Install Error: The organization name, First,Organization, can’t be used because it contains invalid characters. Plus Install Tips

We are installing Exchange 2019 CU4 into Server Core 2019 for the first time in a greenfield setting. We a strange snag that turned up very little in the way of search results on the error. The organization name, First,Organization, can’t be used because it contains invalid characters. The setup […]

Azure Web App: Site Experiencing Difficulties HTTP Errors – Fix

We started getting alerts from JetPack that our WordPress site, https://blog.mpecsinc.com, was offline. Sure enough, browsing to the site lead to a “This site is experiencing technical difficulties.” white page. Since our WordPress site is hosted in Azure, we logged on to the portal and clicked into the AppService blade […]