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  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run and type in: services.msc
  3. Stop the Automatic Update service
  4. Navigate to: C:\Windows
  5. Delete the: SoftwareDistribution folder
  6. Start the Automatic Update service
  7. Double click on the SCCM Update icon in the notification tray and select Install & Install now.

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This is fixed by removing the Excel11.xlb excel template file located in the following locations:

Win7 32bit:

C:/Program Files/Microsoft Office/Office14/XLSTART

C:/Users/UserName/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Excel/XLSTART

Win7 64bit:

C:/Program Files(x86)/Microsoft Office/Office14/XLSTART

C:/Users/UserName/AppData/Roaming/MicrosoftExcel/XLSTART

Note: Make sure Excel is closed before attempted to remove this file – Excel will automatically generate a new Excel11.xlb template.

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This usually occurs when you are using a new SATA or solid-state drive that hasn’t been initialized yet.

  1. To fix this issue – use the Windows Server 2012 device manager tools during setup to create the partition on the hard drive that you are attempting to install to. You can use this opportunity to layout any extra partitions that you may need.

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  1. Open the Printer Installer admin interface
  2. Login with your Printer Installer details.
  3. You are now logged into the Printer Installer Admin panel
  4. In the search field up the top – type in the Print Queue name of the printer – once found select to bring up the printer’s configuration.
  5. Click on Queue (top menu bar)
  6. SelectDelete all – to delete all queued jobs. This could take a few minutes.

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Note: This usually needs to be done when the Windows 7 profile has been manually deleted and not properly removed – as Windows 7 uses a security identifier attached to the user account in the registry and this needs to be cleared as well_

Note: It is also recommend making a backup of the registry before this change – and you may need to restart the PC for the registry entry to be able to be removed.

  1. Press Windows Key + R to open the Run dialog window.
  2. Type in: regedit and press Enter or click Ok
  3. Press yes to accept UAC prompt.
  4. Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionProfileList****
  5. This lists the SID (security identifier) that is linked to your account – scroll down the list and on the right hand side under CentralProfile and ProfileImagePath find the correct user profile you would like to remove.
  6. Once you have found the correct one – right click the SID key you would like to remove and select Delete.
  7. Exit out of the Registry Editor and restart the workstation – the user should now be able to login and generate a new profile folder and security identifier.