I killed my master Windows 7 image

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While sysprepping a master image for Windows 7, I accidentally restated the VM I was working in.  The result was the following error screen: I restated the computer several times, tried safe mode I also tried to use the Last Known Good Configuration to no avail.  After some searching I found the following solution: Open command prompt using the following key… Read more »

Upgrade vs Dist-Upgrade

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While attempting to update Concerto on my development server, I found the only way I could get apt to update the software was to use apt-get dist-upgrade.   I wanted to know that the difference was, there is that I found. From apt-get manual: upgrade upgrade is used to install the newest versions of all packages currently installed on the… Read more »

How to recover an existing Moodle installation from another server

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Here I will be taking an existing Moodle installation from a VPS host and moving it to our cloud server.  The VPS where Moodle is currently installed uses CPANEL.  Using the VPS CPANEL interface I was able to create a full backup to my VPS home directory.  I moved the backup from the home directory to the www directory. Download… Read more »

Windows Update Cannot Currently Check For Updates, Because The Service Is Not Running. Fix.

There is a know bug with windows update, where windows update service is not running however its reporting Windows update is running. This is how to fix Windows update : Click Start Type: cmd Right click on cmd in start menu and select ‘Run as Administrator’ Type: net stop wuauserv Hit Enter Type: ren c:\windows\SoftwareDistribution softwaredistribution.old Hit Enter Type: net… Read more »