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USB external drive is not accessible

When you connect your external USB hard drive to your USB 2.0 port, you might receive the following error:

%Drive Letter% is not accessible. The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error.

If you check the try to see the driver installation status, you might see that drive did not install successfully.

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vbs and vbe files open with Notepad

If you use VBScript as a login script you might experience the following problem.

When user tries to login, login script is opened in Notepad rather than with Microsoft Windows Based Script Host.

The problem is in wrong setup for .vbs and .vbe file associations.

This is a per user setting and administrative privileges are needed to change this setting.

If needed add Administrative permission for this user and do the following:

Open Windows Explorer | Tools | File Types

Navigate to VBS and VBE extenstion, select it and click Change (if the button is grey, you don't have administrative permissions).

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Printer installation failed. Error 0x00000490

I had a strange error today when I tried to install a new Ricoh Multi-Functional printer on Windows 2008 R2 Server x64.

Printer was installed by selecting the Add a TCP/IP or Web Services Printer by IP address or hostname radio button | Type of device: Autodetect

With this setup I have received the following error message:

Printer installation failed. Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000490)

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Installation of WSUS fails with the 'update could not be found' error

When you try to install WSUS to a Windows Server 2008 by adding a WSUS role you might receive the following error message:

The update could not be found. Either the update is not applicable to this computer or the update no longer exists....

To solve this error please do the following:

Open registry editor (regedit.exe)

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How to disable 'Set Network Location' prompt in Windows 7

'Set Network Location' prompt is practically a Windows Firewall prompt so your firewall would be configured according to your location. For instance, if you select 'Public' location, file and print sharing would be disabled for your security.

If you have the reason to disable the 'Set Network Location' prompt in Windows 7 please do the following:

Open registry editor and navigate to the following key:

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