Sunday, 24 June 2012

Wireless Connection in Windows 8 Release Preview Hyper-V

In previous Windows, we need setup network bridge to share wireless connection from host. Now, Windows 8 Release Preview Hyper-V are supported wireless connection. Let’s do it now !

1. Go to Hyper-V Manager, click on Action and select Virtual Switch Manager

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2. On Create Virtual Switch windows, Click button Create Virtual Switch.

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3. Enter the name and under Connection type, Select your Wireless Device from drop down list of External network as below.

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4. Add this Wireless virtual network switch in your Virtual Machines.

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5. You are Connected Now !

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Tuesday, 19 June 2012

Editing Report in SCCM 2012

 

For System Center Configuration Manager 2012 with SQL Server 2008 R2, you will receive this error while create/edit report from Console.

Error: Report Builder not available
Report Builder 2.0 is not installed as a click-once application on report server

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To fix this, please change registry value to :

[HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\ConfigMgr10\AdminUI\Reporting]
"ReportBuilderApplicationManifestName"="ReportBuilder_3_0_0_0.application"

Download : ReportBuilder3.reg

P/S: after fix the registry still not work, please run Console as Administrator

If you need standalone Report Builder 3.0, download here.

More details from Microsoft

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Windows Live Messenger Contact List Empty

 

My Windows Live Messenger contact list was empty for 2 days. After restart PC still the same. Finally this trick help me fix it.

1. Exit Messenger

2. Go to Run and enter

    Windows 7
    %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows Live\Contacts

    Windows XP
    %userprofile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows Live\Contacts

2. Delete folder name with your HOTMAIL email address

3. Launch Messenger and Hooray ! Your contact is BACK !