Tag Archives: windows

Interesting Windows hotkeys you should know about

Vim has shown me the power of muscle memory. That’s why i always try to learn hotkeys of any thing i use daily. Managing your desktop environment of course is one of those tasks. Below are non-trivial and useful windows hotkeys that you probably don’t know about. Win + Pause = System Properties Win + [...]

Reset TCP/IP networking stack in Windows 7 and Vista

Sometimes your DHCP service is not able to pull an IP address, the reason could be that the network stack on Windows goes banana. To fix the problem, open command prompt with administrator privilege (click on Start → type in “cmd” → right click on the command prompt and choose “Run as Administrator”) and type [...]

How to fix error 27848 / 2738 at Cisco VPN installation

Sometimes (even with new machines) there are problems at the client’s installation, for example: Error 27848: Deterministic Network Enhancer installation requires a reboot first, to free locked resources. After that the installation process is rewinded back and canceled. To fix it, open the command prompt as administrator (Right click on cmd then choose Run as [...]

Never ending headache … disconnect problem again

The VPN connection on Vista drops after every 5-10 minutes idle times ( means no surfing or other net related activities ). Why ? Fuck me if i know. It doesn’t matter over wireless or LAN, wired connection breaks all the time too. And the employees in uni are reporting disconnecting problem on XP with [...]

How to fix Cisco VPN Client error 442 on Windows Vista

Update 2010-10-31: If you use windows 7 and latest version of Cisco VPN Client (like 5.0.06 or 5.0.07) and have this error then you can quickly fix it by turning off Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) service: Press Windows and R key to open Run window, type in services.msc Stop the Cisco Systems … service [...]