Archive for the ‘Microsoft Terminal’ Category

Reset Terminal license on Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2016

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

While Windows installed with Terminal Server role it does work without License for 120 Days on trail license, where within 120 days if the License server is not Connected the server will stop accepting connection with below error and event ID

The solution was to delete the REG_BINARY in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM\GracePeriod
Only leaving the default.




clear Temporary Internet Files

Monday, September 27th, 2010

 ICSweep is a command-line utility to clear the Temporary Internet Files Cache and/or the TEMP files folder of ALL user profiles that are NOT in use when this command is executed.

This utility was written for the purpose of allowing a SINGLE command to identify and clear Temporary Internet Files Cache and/ or TEMP files of ALL user profiles currently NOT in use. This program is no longer language specific and will work for all regions.

Windows Compatible – 2000\XP\2003\Vista\2008\7
Citrix Compatible – Metaframe\Presentation Server\XenApp


Download -> ICSweep

Outlook CPL

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010


Roaming user profile issues on Server 2008

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList

Disable EU Browser choice with Group Policy

Monday, March 15th, 2010

How to remove with Group Policy :

  1. Open Group Policy Management Console and edit or create a new Group Policy Object
  2. Navigate to Computer Configuration – Preferences – Windows Settings – Registry
  3. Right click Registry – New – Registry Item
  4. Type is as shown below


Environment Variables in Windows

Saturday, November 21st, 2009
Variable Typical value (May vary, depending on system)
%ALLUSERSPROFILE% C:\Documents and Settings\All Users
%APPDATA% C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data
%COMPUTERNAME% {computername}
%COMSPEC% C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe
%HOMEPATH% \Documents and Settings\{username}
%PATH% C:\Windows\System32\;C:\Windows\;C:\Windows\System32\Wbem
%PROGRAMFILES% Directory containing program files, usually C:\Program Files
%PROMPT% Code for current command prompt format. Code is usually $P$G
%SYSTEMDRIVE% The drive containing the Windows XP root directory, usually C:
%SYSTEMROOT% The Windows XP root directory, usually C:\Windows
%TEMP% and %TMP% C:\DOCUME~1\{username}\LOCALS~1\Temp
%USERNAME% {username}
%USERPROFILE% C:\Documents and Settings\{username}
%WINDIR% C:\Windows

Enabling/Disabling Cached Exchange Mode through the Registry (Outlook 2003)

Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

Cached Exchange Mode is controlled by the following key;
[HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles\<ProfileName>\13dbb0c8aa05101a9bb000aa002fc45a]

00036601     (REG_BINARY)

enabled value;  84 01 00 00
enabled with Public Folders/Favorites: 84 05 00 00
disabled value; 04 00 00 00

Restore Show Desktop

Saturday, May 30th, 2009


Event ID: 1000 is logged in the Application event log when you try to work in Outlook 2003 on a computer that is running Terminal Services

Monday, May 4th, 2009
Consider the following scenario. You are running Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 on a computer that is running Terminal Services. Then, you try to perform one of the following tasks:

  • You try to start Outlook 2003.
  • You try to open or to import a personal folders (.pst) file in Outlook 2003.
  • You try to create a new Outlook data file in Outlook 2003.

In this scenario, Outlook 2003 unexpectedly quits and the following event ID is logged in the Application event log:

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Microsoft Office 11
Event Category: None
Event ID: 1000
Date: date
Time: time
User: username
Computer: computername
Description: Faulting application outlook.exe, version 11.0.6353.0, stamp 408f2937, faulting module mspst32.dll, version 11.0.6357.0, stamp 40b65fc5, debug? 0, fault address 0x0001b745.

Additionally, you may receive the following error message:

Microsoft Office Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.


To resolve this issue, disable the Physical Address Extension (PAE) (/pae) switc…

To resolve this issue, disable the Physical Address Extension (PAE) (/pae) switch in the Boot.ini file on the computer that is running Terminal Services.

If the /pae switch is not present in the Boot.ini file, the switch may be automatically set. To disable the /pae switch, add the /nopae switch in the Boot.ini file.

For more information about how to edit the Boot.ini file, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

317526  ( ) How to edit the Boot.ini file in Windows Server 2003

For more information about the /nopae switch, visit the following Microsoft Web site: (

For more information about how to prevent the Physical Address Extension (PAE) kernel from loading, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

900524  ( ) How to prevent the PAE kernel from loading in Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1 or in Windows XP with Service Pack 2

Additionally, there is a known issue if the following conditions are true:

  • You try to start Outlook 2003 on a computer that is running Microsoft Windows Server 2003.
  • The computer that is running Windows Server 2003 has 4 gigabytes (GB) or more of random access memory (RAM).

For more information about how to resolve this issue, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

896253  ( ) Description of the Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 post-Service Pack 1 hotfix package: March 30, 2005

Windows Picture and Fax Viewer

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

I am using Windows Server 2008 as a Terminal Server and would like to know how to install or activate “Windows Picture and Fax Viewer” when I am in an RDP session. I would like to click on a jpg or other files like -it and have the picture and fax viewer open.


You must install the Desktop Experience feature on Server 2008 to get what you want. You can access the add features wizard from the Server Manager under the Features selection.