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Advanced Mac Printer Settings

Go to http://localhost:631/printers/ in Safari. It opens far more settings for Mac printers than through Systems Preferences. Advertisements

Fixing A Corrupt Open Directory (OD) Database

Symptom: Users cannot log into OD accounts. If DNS, TCP-IP, physical connections, etc are OK… Check these items: 1) Go to Directory Utility: See If OD entry shows “Server Unavailable” 2) Go to Server Admin>Open Directory>LDAP: See If Server shows STOPPED If YES for both you may have OD database corruption. ——————————— To Check Database […]

Originally posted on Tickett's Blog:
After countless failed attempts I’ve finally managed to get Mac OS X Lion running in ESXi 5. I used Donk’s ESXi 5 Mac OS X Unlocker: Unfortunately when you try and boot from the Lion installation DVD the Virtual Machine hangs on the apple logo. Pressing F8 or…

Originally posted on Michael Ellerbeck:
Find this post interesting? Do you like interesting things? Maybe you would like my invention, a connectible candle called a WickBrick! Get one here I never knew where this was in the registry but you can get the uninstall command from the registry at HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Currentversion\Uninstall\[name of application]\UninstallString If you…

ConfigMgr 2007: OSD Task Sequence Fails with the error “An error occurred while retrieving policy for this computer (0x80004005)”

Here’s another ConfigMgr 2007 OSD tip from Frank Rojas out in Charlotte, North Carolina.  If you have a Task Sequence that fails almost immediately after it boots into WinPE with an 0x80004005 error then you’ll want to check this one out: ======== Issue: When attempting to deploy a Task Sequence via SCCM 2007 OSD, the Task […]

Mac Printer Pauses

The pausing of the printer queue can be caused by an inability to connect using the selected protocol or find the designated port on the printer. Sometimes you can fix this by deleting the printer and reinstalling. Another thing that can help is the Reset Printing System. With System Preferences > Print & Fax open, […]

Install Java in OS X Mountain Lion

If you need to use Java, installing the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in OS X Mountain Lion is necessary even if you had Java previously installed in OS X Lion or Snow Leopard and just performed an upgrade to 10.8. That’s because Mountain Lion uninstalls Java during the upgrade process, this is to insure the newest version of the […]