Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Microsoft Outlook Hyperlinks Fail to Open

When you try to open a link from Microsoft Outlook and it fails is very uncomfortable. Here I bring the recipe for what to do to make this feacture working again in Microsoft Outlook.

* The first thing to do is reset the default browser:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools > Internet Options > Programs tab.
  3. Click Make default button.
  4. Click OK.
* At this time we need register some Windows DLL files. For this following the below instructions:
  1. Copy the script below, open the Notepad and paste the script in it.
  2. Save this in any location, with any name e.g C:/DLLinstall.bat.
  3. Go to the location of .bat file in my case C:/DLLinstall.batright click in it, and Run as administrator.
  4. After finished. Click OK in any DLL installation confirmation. 
* If we don't have any error in the DLL installed, we can continue.

* Now,  we need reset the (NONE) URL file Types. For this following the below steps:
  1. Click Star > My Computer > Tools menus > Folder options > File Types tab.
  2. Scroll down until (NONE) URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol. Click to select.
  3. Click on Advanced button.
  4. Click to select open item.
  5. Click Edit > Browser button.
  6. Go to C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplorer.exe. Click OK.
  7. Add %1 to the end of the file name e.g. C\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplorer.exe %1.
  8. Click OK > Close.
* We need repeat the above process for (NONE) URL:HyperText Transfer Protocol with Privacy.

Finally you are ready to Test a hyperlink in Microsoft Outlook. 

Friday, July 27, 2012

Make Bootable USB in Windows 7

Having a bootable USB is very essential. Using bootable USB to install a Windows Operating System makes the installation faster and you have a copy more secure and reliable.
Here I'll show  how you make a bootable usb through a bat file.

  • Copy the Script below.
  • Open Notepad and paste it.
  • Save this in any location, with any name  e.g C:/Bootable USB.bat.

* In the sentence of Robocopy must change [d: \] with the letter that has your CD-DVD drive, and [H: \ \] with the letter you have your USB drive.

Now we are starting to create the bootable USB.

* Go to the location of .bat file in my case C:/Bootable USB.bat, right click in it, and Run as administrator.
* When cmd windows is open. Type 1, and then press Enter key.
* A new cmd windows is open. In the new cmd window performs the following instructions:
  1. Type LIST DISK, and press Enter.
  2. Type SELECT DISK 1 "Remplace DISK 1 with your USB Disk number", then press Enter.
  3. Type CLEAN, and press Enter.
  4. Type CREATE PARTITION PRIMARY, and press Enter.
  5. Type SELECT PARTITION 1, and press Enter.
  6. Type ACTIVE, and press Enter.
  7. Type FORMAT FS=NTFS, then press Enter. After to finish formatting the USB drive.
  8. Type ASSIGN, then press Enter key.
  9. Type EXIT, and press Enter key.
* Now go to the cmd window that is open, Type 2, and then press Enter key.
* A new cmd windows is open. In the new cmd window performs the following instructions:
  1. Type BOOTSECT.EXE /NT60 H:,  "Remplace H: for your USB drive letter". After Bootcode was successfully update.
  2. Type EXIT.
* Now go to the cmd window that is open, Type 3, and then press Enter key.
A new cmd windows is open, and automatically start copying the files from the CD-DVD drive to the USB drive. This process take a few minutes, please be patient.
* When this process finished, go to the cmd window that is open, Type 4, and then press Enter to close the script.

Now you have a bootable USB  for install Windows Operating System.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Mailbox or folder sizes are incorrect in Exchange System Manager 2003

When you try to move mailboxes, the operation is unsuccessful. The following event is logged in the Application Log:
Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSExchangeIS Mailbox Store
Event Category: General

Event ID: 1205

This issues occurs if the Microsoft Exchange Information Store cleanup process does not run.


In Exchange 2003 computer you need create the Background Cleanup registry entry or the Track Duplicates registry entry.
1.  Click Start Run.

2.  Type regedit, and then press ENTER.

3.  Locate the following registry subkey:


4.  Create the below registry entry:

Registry entry name: Background Cleanup.

Value type: REG_DWORD.

Value data: 60000 (decimal) or 0xEA60 (hexadecimal)

5.  Create the below registry entry:

Registry name: Track Duplicates.

Value type: REG_DWORD.

Value data: 1

6.  Exit Registry Editor

7.  Perform the following task:
            ·         Restart the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Install a DLL file in Windows

To install a dll you can do it manually or you can use a small script. Here I show you two ways.
  1. Uncompress the DLL file in your system32 folder within the Windows folder. C:\WINDOWS\system32
  2. Click Start button > Run; or click Start button > All  Program > Accessories > Command Prompt
  3. Type the following (regsvr32 filename.dll) * replace filename with the actual filename of the file you downloaded *.
  4. Pressing the Enter button.
  5. When the installation was successful, you should see a message saying that "your file was successfully installed/uninstalled".
  1. Copy and paste in Notepad the script below.
  2. Save it  anywhere and with any name e.g C:\dllinstallation.bat.
  3. Right click in it an Run as administrator.
* You can add all .dll do you want to install. To do this you must add more lines "start regsvr32 xxxxxxx.dll" where you will change the variable "xxxxxx" with the name of the .dll do you want to install.

Scripts to installing Exchange 2010 Prerequisites on Windows Server 2008 R2

Exchange 2010 setup does detailed check on prerequisities, but not install them for you. Here you can make Windows Server 2008 R2 preparation for install Exchange 2010 across two .bat files.

  • Copy the Script below.
  • Open Notepad and paste it.
  • Save it in C:/ExchangePrerequisites.
  • Right click in the .bat file, and Run as administrator

  • After you run the above .bat file. You need restart your Server.
Now, you are ready for install all necesaries roles and feactures.

  • Copy the Script below.
  • Open Notepad and paste it.
  • Save it in C:/ExchangePrerequisites2.
  • Right click in the .bat file, and Run as administrator

Now, you are ready to start installing Exchange 2010 in Windows Server 2008 R2.