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[SOLVED] When using a Volume Activation Management Tool ( VAMT ) 3.1: The specified KMS product key is invalid, of is unsupported by this version of VAMT. An update to support additional products may be available online. When adding Windows 10 product keys.

When you receive this error while trying to import your Windows 10 product keys to KMS VAMT server 3.1, the only way is to upgrade your VAMT version.

It is not possible to import Windows 10 keys in VAMT 3.1 keys.

Download the software from Microsoft:

https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/hardware/dn914754%28v=vs.85%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396Read more… [SOLVED] When using a Volume Activation Management Tool ( VAMT ) 3.1: The specified KMS product key is invalid, of is unsupported by this version of VAMT. An update to support additional products may be available online. When adding Windows 10 product keys.

Opening a pdf file sometimes shows only a blank white page [Solved]

When opening a pdf file in the browser, you sometimes only see a white page, and no pdf file.

This is due to a security setting of adobe.

Edit => Preferences

Disable “Enable protected mode on startup” on the Security (Enhanced) tab.

And now your able

Read more… Opening a pdf file sometimes shows only a blank white page [Solved]

Move files to sub folders based upon year and month LastWriteTime [Solved]

Very often I hear my colleagues say that zipping, deleting or archiving a folder takes to many time, and resources of the server they are working on.

This is due to the large amount of files in these folders.

 

In order to help then I write this simple script,

Read more… Move files to sub folders based upon year and month LastWriteTime [Solved]

W2008R2 ADFS IIS : There was a problem accessing the site. Try to browse to the site again. [Solved]

This week I had an AD FS synchronization server with the error :

 

There was a problem accessing the site. Try to browse to the site again.

If the problem persists, contact the administrator of this site and provide the reference number to identify the problem.

Reference number: <GUID>

Read more… W2008R2 ADFS IIS : There was a problem accessing the site. Try to browse to the site again. [Solved]

W2008R2 Error when federating a local domain to Office 365: The connection to SRV.Domain.nl Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 server failed due to invalid credentials. [Solved]

This week I had to faderate a local ADFS server to Office 365.

While federating, I received this error

 

 

Set-MsolADFSContext -Computer SRV.Domain.nl

Set-MsolADFSContext : The connection to SRV.Domain.nl Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 server failed due to invalid credentials.

At line:1 char:1

+ Set-MsolADFSContext -Computer SRV.Domain.nl

Read more… W2008R2 Error when federating a local domain to Office 365: The connection to SRV.Domain.nl Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 server failed due to invalid credentials. [Solved]

Script to create a Windows backup using a VHD file.

Updated : 10-31-2014 => Added Version 4.0

 

This scripts can create a windows backup to a VHD file, on any location in your network.

The only thing needed is setting the correct variables in the xml file.

The script is generating a log file in the backup location, these

Read more… Script to create a Windows backup using a VHD file.

W2008R2 Error starting Azure Active Directory-Module : Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly file:///C:\Windows\system32 \WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\ Modules\MSOnline\Microsoft Online Administration Automation PSModule dll or one of its dependencies. This assembly is built by a runtime newer than the currently loaded runtime and cannot be loaded. [Solved]

This week I had an fresh installation of an AD FS server for federating a local domain with Office 365.

After the installation of the Windows Azure Active Directory-Module, there was an error starting the module

 

 

Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly ‘file:///C:\Windows\system32\Wi

ndowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules\MSOnline\Microsoft.Online.Administration.Automatio

n.PSModule.dll’

Read more… W2008R2 Error starting Azure Active Directory-Module : Import-Module : Could not load file or assembly file:///C:\Windows\system32 \WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\ Modules\MSOnline\Microsoft Online Administration Automation PSModule dll or one of its dependencies. This assembly is built by a runtime newer than the currently loaded runtime and cannot be loaded. [Solved]

W2008R2 Windows Backup Error : Detailed error: ERROR – A Volume Shadow Copy Service operation error has occurred: (0x800423f0) [SOLVED]

This week I had an issue with one of the servers. Windows backup failed every time with these errors:

 

The backup operation stopped before completing.

A Volume Shadow Copy Service operation failed. Please check “VSS” and “SPP” application event logs for more information.

Detailed error: ERROR – A

Read more… W2008R2 Windows Backup Error : Detailed error: ERROR – A Volume Shadow Copy Service operation error has occurred: (0x800423f0) [SOLVED]

Win 7-8-2008-2012 : Get-EventLog : The network path was not found. At SomePowershellScript.ps1:1 char:1 [Solved]

This week I had to do some powershell scripting on different servers.

There was one server who reacted not in the same order as the other servers.

 

For example:

Executing the command :

get-eventlog -computername ServerName –list

Returns with the error :

Get-EventLog : The network path was

Read more… Win 7-8-2008-2012 : Get-EventLog : The network path was not found. At SomePowershellScript.ps1:1 char:1 [Solved]

SQLEXPRESS : Windows could not start the SQL Server (SQLExpress) on local Computer. Service-specific error code 10048. [SOLVED]

This week I had a SQL installation, on which the SQLEXPRESS service didn’t want to start.

When starting the service I received the error :

Windows could not start the SQL Server (SQLExpress) on local Computer. For more information, review the System Event log. If this is a non-Microsoft service,

Read more… SQLEXPRESS : Windows could not start the SQL Server (SQLExpress) on local Computer. Service-specific error code 10048. [SOLVED]