Convert a Cisco 1130AG Access Point from LWAPP to Autonomous Mode

Mark Berry November 26, 2016

A Cisco 1130AG access point died. Model AIR-LAP1131AG-A-K9. Bought a replacement on eBay. The eBay one was running the Lightweight Access Protocol (LWAPP). Here’s how I got it back to Autonomous Mode so I could configure it.

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Re-Install OmniPage Ultimate 19

Mark Berry November 22, 2016

I recently re-installed Windows 10 Pro and needed to get my OmniPage Ultimate 19 software working like it was before. I had a file system backup but had not otherwise saved or exported settings. I use OmniPage with a Brother MFC-8810DW printer/scanner—see notes on that install here. Here are the notes on how I re-installed and re-configured OmniPage.

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Re-Install a Brother MFC-8810DW MFC

Mark Berry November 22, 2016

I recently re-installed Windows 10 Pro and needed to get my Brother all-in-one Brother MFC-8810DW working like it was before. I had a file system backup but had not otherwise saved or exported settings. I use it with Nuance OmniPage 19 (notes on that install are here). Here are the notes on what I did to re-install the Brother MFC.

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Windows 10 Re-Installs Cumulative Update

Mark Berry November 21, 2016

After finally getting the November 2016 cumulative update to install into Windows 10 (by installng Windows 10 from scratch, twice), I was a bit dismayed today to see that Windows wanted to re-download and re-install the 800MB cumulative update.

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When DISM Won’t RestoreHealth

Mark Berry November 19, 2016

I’ve been having trouble installing the Windows 10 cumulative update for November 2016. DISM is supposed to scan or restore your Windows image, as explained in this Technet article. But when I tried DISM /RestoreHealth with both online and local sources, it kept telling me that it couldn’t find sources.

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Windows 10 Can’t Install November Cumulative Update

Mark Berry November 19, 2016

Windows 10 Pro 1511 failed repeatedly to install the November 2016 Cumulative Update (KB3198586). So I deleted the partition and installed Windows 10 Pro 1607 from scratch. It also cannot install the update (KB3200970), even if downloaded from the Update Catalog and installed manually.

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Windows 10 Freezes with storahci 129 Errors

Mark Berry November 19, 2016

On a new install of Windows 10 Pro 1607, with a Crucial/Micron M500 SSD, the machine would frequently freeze for several seconds. This corresponded to dozens of storahci 129 warnings in the System event log:

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Unlock an Account from the MaxRM Remote Command Line

Mark Berry November 14, 2016

The MaxRM Remote Command Line runs as SYSTEM, which can be handy for unlocking an account:

To check if the user account is locked type in the command:

net user <loginname> /DOMAIN | FIND /I "Account Active"

The account will either be Locked "No" or active "Yes".

If they are locked you can then type in:

net user <loginname> /DOMAIN /active:YES

Source:  this Spiceworks thread.

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