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Oct
02

Microsoft word goes into configuring microsoft office basic 2007 every time I open it

Posted under MS Office

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

Microsoft word goes into configuring microsoft office basic 2007 every time I open it.

Too fix, simply;
Type this into the RUN command;
reg add HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Word\Options /v NoReReg /t REG_DWORD /d 1
Click OK if asked.
I hope you too have found a fix.
May
06

Modifications to the Twenty Eleven Theme in WordPress

Posted under Coding

Below are a few useful modifications for the Twenty Eleven theme in WordPress.

1. How to remove the Search box.

Locate the HEADER.PHP file and remove the code below;

<?php
// Has the text been hidden?
if ( 'blank' == get_header_textcolor() ) :
?>
<div>
<?php get_search_form(); ?>
</div>
<?php
else :
?>
<?php get_search_form(); ?>
<?php endif; ?>

 

2. How to remove the Page Title description on each page.

Locate the CONTENT-PAGE.PHP file and remove the code below;

h1 class=”entry-title”><?php the_title(); ?></h1>

 

3. How to reduce whitespace below menu and Page Title .

Locate the STYLE.CSS file and add the code below to the end of the file;

#main,.singular.page .hentry{padding:0;}

 

4. How to modify the footer.

Change..

” title=”<?php esc_attr_e( ‘Semantic Personal Publishing Platform’, ‘twentyeleven’ ); ?>” rel=”generator”><?php printf( __( ‘Proudly powered by %s’, ‘twentyeleven’ ), ‘WordPress’ ); ?>

To

” title=”<?php esc_attr_e( ‘Semantic Personal Publishing Platform’, ‘twentyeleven’ ); ?>” rel=”generator”><?php printf( ‘Yoursite copyright 2011′ ); ?>

 

 

 

May
02

Unable to connect Windows Phone to SBS Exchange Server

Posted under Exchange, IIS, SBS, Servers

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

My clients new Nokia 920 windows phone could not connect to an SBS 2011 server running exchange 2010. All other smart devices connect no problem.

The phone could successfully setup the account but it would not sync. There error was as follows;

- Outlook Error
- Not Updated
- You’ll need a personal certificate to connect to remote.XXX.YYY

- error code: 85030027

The solution was to open ISS Manager on the server, navigate to the Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync folder (as below) and in the SSL settings. set Client Certificates to IGNORE.

IIS Server

you’ll need a personal certificate to connect to

Outlook Error

Not Updated

You’ll need a personal certificate to connect to remote.XXX.com

last tried 11 minutes ago

error code: 85030027

I hope you too have found a fix.

May
02

How to use Truecrypt without having to burn ISO file to a CD.

Posted under Encryption, Laptops

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

While trying to encrypt a laptop using Truecrypt, I realised I had no CD drive (or CD’s). Luckily there is a simple workaround you can use to bypass this requirement.

In the Run or Search box, type the following;

Alternatively type the path via the DOS Command Prompt i.e

- CD\

- Cd “C:\Program Files\Truecrypt”

- “TrueCrypt Format.exe” /n

I hope you too have found a fix.

Apr
04

How to give Users Send as Permission in Office 365 using PowerShell

Posted under Office 365

 

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

I needed to be able to give myself send as access to another users mailboxes on Microsoft Office 365

To do this I found the following steps were required.

Note: Powershell commands are in bold. Type enter after each line item.

1. Install remaining script-lets so you’ll need to install the PowerShell from this link

2. Run Powershell as administrator.

3. Login to Office 365 with $cred=Get-Credential

4. Enter the admin username and password i.e name@mydomain.com and password.

Type;

Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

Now to Give permission to other users Mailboxes

$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/ -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection

Import-PSSession $Session

To give Bob permission to Send as John

Add-RecipientPermission bob@pctechnix.ie -AccessRights SendAs -Trustee john@pctechnix.ie

To finish, enter Y and hit return.

I hope you too have found a fix.

Mar
08

Outlook Modification Resolution Errors when using Microsoft Office 365

Posted under MS Outlook, Office 365

Having recently migrated to office 365, I noticed a lot of resolution messages appearing in my Unread Mail folder in Outlook. These are actually harmless and generally by design.

To red rid of these messages please follow the steps below.

1. Right click Unread Mail folder in Outlook, and select Customize This Search Folder.


2. Click Browse, and then clear the mailbox (the top level) box.


 

3. Select the folder that needs to appear in Unread Mail folder.

4. Click OK to save the settings.

After that, these sync issues messages won’t appear in Unread Mail folder.

I hope you too have Found a Fix!

Nov
18

How to fix the winmail.dat attachment issue on office 365

Posted under Office 365

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

Some of my recipients were reporting issues that mails I sent to them contained the winmail.dat file ONLY. This issue relates to how Office 365 sets the default attachment format to TNEF. Apple products and other non microsoft email clients in particular seemed to have problems reading my mails. The solution is to run the commands below in from the PowerShell fo Office 365.

To do this I found the following steps were required.

Note: Powershell commands are in bold. Type enter after each line item

1. Run Powershell as administrator.

2. Login to Office 365 with $cred=Get-Credential

3. Enter the admin username and password i.e name@domainname.com and password.

4. $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/ -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection

If you receive an error with the above command type Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted . Next, try the above command again.

5. Import-PSSession $Session

6. Set-RemoteDomain Default -TNEFEnabled $false

7. Remove-PSSession $Session

 

I hope you too have found a fix

Nov
18

Give permission to other users mailboxes on office 365

Posted under Office 365

 

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

I needed to be able to give myself full access to other users mailboxes on Microsoft Office 365

To do this I found the following steps were required.

Note: Powershell commands are in bold. Type enter after each line item.

1. Install remaining script-lets so you’ll need to install the PowerShell from this link

2. Run Powershell as administrator.

3. Login to Office 365 with $cred=Get-Credential

4. Enter the admin username and password i.e name@mydomain.com and password.

Type;

Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

Now to Give permission to other users Mailboxes

$Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri https://ps.outlook.com/powershell/ -Credential $LiveCred -Authentication Basic -AllowRedirection

Import-PSSession $Session

To give Billy full access to Jack’s mailbox use the following PowerShell Command.

Add-MailboxPermission -identity jack@mydomain.com -user billy@mydomain.com -AccessRights FullAccess

Or if you wanted to give Billy full access to all of the mailboxes..

Get-Mailbox | Add-mailboxpermission -user billy@mydomain.com -AccessRights FullAccess

I hope you too have found a fix.

Nov
17

how to turn off password expiry on all office 365 accounts.

Posted under Office 365

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows;

I wanted to turn off the password expiry on all of my office 365 accounts.

To completely disable the password expiry for all (existing) email accounts you will need to install PowerShell. You will find the downloads along with instructions here.

Note: Powershell commands are in bold. Type enter after each line item.

1. Run Powershell as administrator.

2. Login to Office 365 with $cred=Get-Credential

3. Enter the admin username and password i.e name@domainname.com and password.

4. Enter the following commands

connect-MSOLService -credential $cred

Get-MSOLUser | Set-MSOlUser -PasswordNeverExpires $true

That’s it you’re done. Remember that you’ll need to redo this for every user added hereafter.

        I hope you too have found a fix.

Sep
18

Bootmgr is compressed press ctrl+alt+del to restart

Posted under Vista, Windows 7

The other day I Found A Fix for a recent problem I was having. The issue is described as follows….

Windows would not boot beyond the BIOS. I received the following message ” Bootmgr is compressed Press CTRL + ALT + DEL to restart”.

To resolve and repair please do the following;

1. Boot from a Windows 7 (or VISTA) dvd.

2. Choose to repair and select by command prompt.

3. Type the following;

- C: and hit return (to make sure you are on the C: partition)

- Type bootrec /fixboot

- Type EXIT and reboot.

I hope you too have found a fix!