Monthly Archives: October 2013

Netgear GS724Tv1 Firmware Upgrade …

I don’t expect to have to do this again but include it here just in case I do or it helps someone else avoid what I went through. Essentially, you cannot use the latest version (2.05.05) of the Netgear Smartwizard software to update the firmware of this switch.  I had to use 2.05.03. Note that I […]

Sharepoint Designer 2013 Install Error 1406 …

I went to install Sharepoint Designer 2013 (32 bit) today and got this error: First, I tried a reboot and install again but no difference. Then I had a look here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/838687 And saw something about ‘WebRoot Spysweeper’. I use AVG Internet Security Network Edition and wondered if disabling this would make any difference. As […]

Stop Exchange 2010 STARTTLS Event Log Errors …

A long story but I am running 1x Exchange 2003 and 2x Exchange 2010 servers in the same domain. The Ex20210 servers are generating lots of error events with EventID 12014. I know that this can be resolved by installing the appropriate certificates but we aren’t quite ready to do that yet which is part […]

Asus H87M-E and ESXi 5.5 …

I just built a computer on the weekend primarily as a test server to assist in study for VMware and Microsoft certifications. To cut a long story short (a future post perhaps), ESXi installed ok but would not boot from a local SSD drive. I tried all sorts of options in the BIOS and installing […]