April, 2005 Archive

How can I enable Internet Printing under Microsoft IIS?

The Internet Printing feature isn’t a default component of IIS. To enable it, you must install it as follows: 1. Start the Add or Remove Programs Control Panel applet (Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs). 2. Double-click the Add/Remove Windows Components button. 3. Select Application Server and click Details. 4. Select Internet Information […]

When you visit the Windows Update Web site from Windows XP, you receive ‘0x800C0002 initialization error’?

The subject behavior occurs if the Identserver Value Name informs Windows Update that the Iuident.cab file is not located on your current computer. To resolve this behavior: 1. Open a CMD.EXE window. 2. Type the following command and press Enter: REG DELETE HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionWindowsUpdateIUControl /V Identserver /F 2. Close the CMD.EXE window.

When I connect a client to a Windows Server 2000 or later Terminal Services server, how can I tell the client to connect via a nonstandard port?

Typically, when you connect to a Windows-based terminal server, you connect to port 3389. However, if someone has changed the listening port on the terminal server (by changing the value of the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlTerminal ServerWinStationsRDP-TcpPortNumber subkey), you need to tell the client to connect to the new port. To do so, add a colon and the […]

Windows Update hangs when you attempt to download and install updates?

This behavior can be the result incorrect DCOM settings. Windows XP 1. Open a CMD.EXE window, type dcomcnfg, and press Enter. 2. Expand Component Services. 3. Expand Computers. 4. Right-click My Computer in the right-hand pane and press Properties. 5. Select the COM Security tab. 6. Press Edit Limits under Access Permissions. 7. If the […]