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luke.geek.nz


An IT Engineer with a love for all things IT including (but not limited to), Microsoft Azure, Automation and Service Management!


  1. Error 80072F8F when trying to update Windows Vista/Windows 7 using Windows Updates

    Getting the annoying 80072F8F error? When all  you want to do is download & install the latest Windows Updates? Luckily for you the fix is simple. Make sure the Time & Date is correct. Click Start Click Control Panel Click Time & Date Adjust Time & Date, you can also set the computer to download the latest Time/Date from Microsoft servers. Restart & run Windows Update. Another issue is the Windows root certificate, which you need...…


  2. 56k Modem Strings

    Want to lower the volume of your 56k Dialup connection when connecting? You can adjust the modem options. Follow these instructions. Click Start Click Control Panel Click Modem or Phone & Modem Options Make sure you are in the General Tab, and choose Properties. Click Connections Click Advanced Insert the following strings, depending on what you want to do and press Ok. M0 = Speaker always off M1 = Speaker on during connection M2 = Speaker...…