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Migrated a client to a new Exchange 2010. One of the clients still using POP3. I enable the MS Exchange POP3 service. Made sure all settings are OK in client configuration but still would not work. I have it set to plain text (I know security risk) but when I telnet to the server on port 110 that worked but when I entered USER username it gave error:

POP3 ERR Command is not valid in this state

Found this article that fixed the issue

Basically had to do the following:

 1. Log into your Exchange 2010 CAS server
 2. Open the Exchange Management Shell
 3. Issue command Set-PopSettings -LoginType PlainTextLogin
 4. Restart the Exchange POP Service

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Seems there is an issue with Adobe Reader DC and the new Windows 10 Anniversary. Some people are complaining that some PDFs when printing causes streaks where the lettering is.

Read this Forum. Seems Adobe has still not fixed the issue after 2 months!

2 Solutions so far is print as an image (Not the ideal way but it works). Others said Foxit Reader seems to work. I have not tested this yet so I can’t say if it will work.

Adobe fix your bugs!!

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Instructions on removing existing wireless network for the following:

Windows 7

Windows 8

Windows 8.1

Windows 10

 

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Have a client that has an HP OfficeJet that he use to print to from an e-mail using the HP Web Services. It stopped working the other day. The IP/DNS etc were fine it just said it failed to connect. Turned out the time on the printer was off by a year. Change the date and time to the correct time and it worked.

Found this info on the HP forum at the end.

 

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Installing a fresh install of Windows 7 is great except when its time to update. The process can take hours and hours. Found this on the Internet that will speed up the update procedure.

Here is the Article.

A trick we have learned:
  1. Download the appropriate (x64 or x86) versions of these three updates: KB3020369KB3172605, and KB3125574.
    1. Microsoft Update Catalog links: KB3125574, KB3172605, KB3020369
  2. Open an elevated PowerShell prompt and run the following commands, which will allow the next updates to install quickly:
    1. stop-service wuauserv
    2. remove-item c:\windows\softwaredistribution\WuRedir
  3. Double-click and run the KB3020369 update (previously downloaded). Should take less than 2 minutes to run, and will not require a reboot.
  4. Now double-click the KB3172605 update you previously downloaded. Follow the prompts. Reboot when it says to. (This step should take about 1 minute).
  5. Double-click and run the KB3125574 update (previously downloaded). Should take about 12 minutes to run. It will require a reboot that takes 5 minutes to complete.
  6. Begin WU (Windows Update) after completing the above steps. A list of 60+ available updates should be returned within 5 minutes.
  7. Finish updating normally … rebooting when it says to. You will probably need to reboot and re-check for updates at least two more times.

In my own tests, using this method, I was able to take a Win7 SP1 Ultimate (64bit) system from fresh installed to fully updated in about 1.5 hours. The WuRedir directory (which I remove in step 2) will be rebuilt by Windows along the way, and the WU service will be restarted on its own.

 

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