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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. Advpack.dll Not Found

    Advpack.dll Not Found is only one version of the error messages that Advpack.dll can create – “”This application failed to start because advpack.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem” is another known error. Although mainly occurring in the older versions of Windows I have seen this error occur from Windows XP through to Windows 7 and is mainly caused by installing the wrong .Net Framework for your computers architecture – for...…


  2. 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...…


  3. 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...…