Windows 7 and Multiple Clocks

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So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks/months, you may have heard about a little thing called Windows 7. Windows 7 is Microsoft’s latest iteration of its Operating System and along with a slew of other stuff (i.e. security enhancements, pretty new stuff to love, Windows management features, etc.) there’s […]

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 (RTM)

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Earlier I had blogged about the toolkit being available for Windows 7 RC but now Microsoft has officially released the RTM version of the tools. Big thanks to my co-worker Nick Piccone ( Twitter ) for bringing this to my attention. The new tools are available at the Microsoft site at the link below: https://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=7d2f6ad7-656b-4313-a005-4e344e43997d […]

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 (RC)

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If you’re like me and trying out the Windows 7 RC on your everyday machines, there are certain key tools you find you need to do your work. For us system administrators Remote Server Administration Tools is definitely (or should be) one of those. I installed the previous version of tools on my workstation and […]

Got an Installation Stuck in a Loop?

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Today I was troubleshooting an issue where an MSI is constantly trying to install itself on the server but cannot find the files needed to complete the install. The errors encountered were the following: Source: MsiInstallerEvent ID: 1001 Detection of product ‘{GUID}’, feature ‘{program}’ failed during request for component ‘{GUID}’ What happened here was that […]