Delete print jobs stuck in queue
In an administrator command prompt paste the following commands or convert it into a script.
echo Purging the print queue…
net stop Spooler
echo Deleting all print jobs… ping localhost -n 4 > nul
del /q %SystemRoot%\system32\spool\printers\*.*
net start Spooler
ping localhost -n 4 > nul
If that doesn’t work you can try these two things:
Run sfc /scannow from an admin command prompt
Set Bluetooth service to automatic and then start it
In and admin command prompt run the following command:
dism.exe /online /cleanup-image /spsuperseded
After windows pe has loaded hold shift and press f10 to bring up a command prompt window.
At a command prompt, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
Driver.inf is the name of the third-party network driver.
You have to specify the full path and the name of the driver. For example, if Driver.inf is on a CD, and the CD drive is drive D, type the following command, and then press ENTER:
Type wpeutil InitializeNetwork
To verify network connectivity, type ipconfig /all.
The drive letter of D varies based on how many partitions are on the local systems hard drive.
To fix this error:
Open Registry Editor, set the value of GeneralizationState to 7 under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\Setup\Status\SysprepStatus to 7
If it still persists:
Open Registry Editor, set the value of SkipRearm key to 1 under
If the same issue still persists, please unistall the MSDTC and Reinstall it, then try the sysprep.
To uninstall MSDTC : msdtc -uninstall
To reinstall MSDTC : msdtc –install
If you can’t uninstall WSUS and get the error message: Setup Not Completed! Perform these two steps first
Open regedit to: HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Update Services\Server\Setup
Change the value of “wYukonInstalled” to 0 and “SqlInstanceIsRemote” to 0
The visible message was: There is a problem with this Windows Installer package. A program run as part of the setup did not finish as expected. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. but the log file showed 0x80070643
Successfully reinstalled wsus after deleting:
Install command from admin command prompt was:
c:\WSUS30-KB972455-x64.exe /q DEFAULT_WEBSITE=0 CREATE_DATABASE=1 CONTENT_LOCAL=1 CONTENT_DIR=C:\WSUS WYUKON_DATA_DIR=C:\WSUS
Remember to install update KB2720211 after reinstalling WSUS or some functionality will not work.
Follow these 5 steps to keep your Endian Firewall Community up to date:
- Enable SSH access on your firewall
- Open your favorite SSH terminal and connect to the firewall (On Windows you may use putty)
- If your Endian Firewall Community is older than version 2.2 please run rpm -ivh http://updates.endian.org/upgrade.rpm
- Run the efw-upgrade script and follow the instructions (your email address is your username)
All updates and computers are reporting no status.
This generally happens on a fresh install of WSUS. An update needs to be applied before the status reporting works correctly.
If you receive a message that an unspecified error has occurred when attempting to activate office 2010 or you receive a message that you need to be an administrator even though you are one. You may need to run a repair of the office install. After the repair process is complete, restart the computer and the activation will be successful the next time you run an office program.
This seems to happen if your computer came with Windows Live pre-installed and you join it to the domain, or if you install Internet Explorer 10 via group policy. Search for *.sqm files and delete all that you find and you should be able to log in.
If your computer had Windows Live pre-installed before being added to the domain delete this file:
If you deployed IE10 delete this file:
C:\Users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\SQM\iesqmdata_setup0.sqm