Win OS – Error – “Certificate for local system with Thumbprint is about to expire or already expired”

Background Want to quickly deal with a MS Windows Error. The error is logged in the Event Viewer and it reads :- Certificate for local system with Thumbprint is about to expire or already expired. Event Viewer Windows Logs Application List List Events Image Tabulate Log Name :- Application Source :- CertificateServicesClient-AutoEnrollment Event ID :- … Continue reading Win OS – Error – “Certificate for local system with Thumbprint is about to expire or already expired”

Measuring IOPs on MS Windows – Day 01

Background Wanted to cover a couple of options for measuring Storage IOPs on a MS Windows machine. Outline SysGauge - System Monitors MS Windows Performance Monitor Disk IO Logical Disk SQL Server ( v2014+ ) Choices SysGuage Download SysGuage from here. Install it on targeted machine. Run it while sufficient load is running. Images MS … Continue reading Measuring IOPs on MS Windows – Day 01

Event Viewer – Error – “MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\eventvwr.msc”

Background On one of our MS Windows Systems, I  have been Unable to use Event Viewer. Error Error Image Error Text MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\eventvwr.msc. Remediation Outline Launch Microsoft Management Console ( MMC.exe) shell mmc.exe In new empty shell Add Event Viewer SnapIn From the "Available snap-ins" Select "Event Viewer" Click Add Button … Continue reading Event Viewer – Error – “MMC cannot open the file C:\Windows\system32\eventvwr.msc”

Pathping / Day 01

Background Wanted to talk very little about using pathping to get an idea of the route between one and a destination host. Syntax The syntax is generic enough. Enter pathping and the destination's hostname or IP Address. Sample Output Tracing Route Computing Statistics Interpretation   There are two sections to pathping's output. The sections are … Continue reading Pathping / Day 01

Win OS – Error – “An unhandled win32 exception occurred in spoolsv.exe”

Background Have a few MS Windows 2003 computers running in our LAB. Error When I do bother to use them there is an arresting error that I have been receiving. Error - "An unhandled win32 exception occurred in spoolsv.exe" Image Textual Trouble Shooting Control Panel Printers and Faxes Outline Accessed Control Panel Reviewed Printers and … Continue reading Win OS – Error – “An unhandled win32 exception occurred in spoolsv.exe”