Tag Archive: Windows 8

May 25

Resolved: Can’t play Multiplayer LAN games on Civilization 5

Resolved: Can’t play Multiplayer LAN games on Civilization 5 I had a few friends come by to play Civilization 5 (I know, its the slowest game, but at least we don’t lose against the computer). The problem we had is that one of the computers had issues connecting/creating multiplayer games. It was strange that other …

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Dec 04

How to: Use Your Windows Wireless Connection Inside Hyper-V

How to: Use Your Windows Wireless Connection Inside Hyper-V Hyper-V is a powerful hyper-visor developed by Microsoft which is available in most modern Windows Server and Windows client operating systems. However, I think because of the robust way it was designed and how it is aimed primarily at Servers not workstations running off a wireless …

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Oct 26

How to: Disable Windows Startup Programs

How to: Disable Windows Startup Programs I generally don´t have to disable any startup programs as I consider I only install applications from renowned providers like Microsoft, Apple, Adobe and the likes. However there is always that pesky application that comes preloaded and crashes on a new OS or a user who installs everything offered …

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Mar 16

How to: Resolve Windows error 0x8004FE33 indicating client activation failure

How to: Resolve Windows error 0x8004FE33 indicating client activation failure I’ve been having a few issues with my SharePoint 2013 installation which has forced me to dive into the event log to see what possible errors might be occurring. One of those was error 0x8004FE33. It turns out this had nothing to do with my problems, it was …

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Mar 15

What is: urs.microsoft.com

What is: urs.microsoft.com The URL http://urs.microsoft.com might appear on your firewall or similar network monitoring/protection device quite often as it is the URL used by the Microsoft SmartScreen Filter Services. Generally when you see a Microsoft URL you know some part of the Windows system is trying to communicate with some sort of Microsoft web service, but …

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Dec 26

How to redirect online domain/corporate traffic on a Windows 8 VPN connection

How to redirect online domain/corporate traffic on a Windows 8 VPN connection If you work with a Windows 8 machine and you need to do work on your corporate VPN you probably have ran into the issue that all your traffic is routed to the VPN by default. This is generally not an issue, but …

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