Category Archives: Customization

MSI Packaging of Java Runtime 1.7

Hi, In this post I will contribute on how I make a good MSI package to deploy to my customers. When there is a new version released, I will navigate to www.java.com/en/ in Internet Explorer. Then I push on “Free … Continue reading

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Startmenu in Windows 8 or not?

I have heard that lots off people are missing the startmenu in Windows 8. I don’t miss it because I normally use the “Run” to enter my command/application and I have pinned my mosy used apps in the taskbar. What … Continue reading

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Cisco VPN in Windows 8

When I installed Windows 8 I had som problems with my Cisco x64 5.x VPN client. You will receive an error message when trying to connect to a site saying “failed to enable virtual adapter”. There is a thread on technet … Continue reading

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Windows 8 / IE10 and Sharepoint Open in Explorer

Have been running Windows 8 for a while now and last weekend I was using Sharepoint and wanted to use the feature “Open in Explorer”. This didn’t work as expected, seems to be the same problem as in Windows 7 … Continue reading

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Hotfixes and useful links for XenApp 6.x and Windows Server 2008 R2

If you are responsible for a XenApp 6 or 6.5 farm, then you might know that there is a lot of hotfixes out for both Windows Server 2008 R2 and XenApp 6/6.5. Citrix has a page with recommended updates, but a lot … Continue reading

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A beginners guide to the registry part 1

A lot of people are doing stuff in the registry without knowing how it really works. I will try to explain how it all works, from the point where the user are creating a new user profile at logon, how … Continue reading

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How to run Adobe CS6 without admin rights?

Many companies are very disappointed on Adobe because of the latest release of Create Suite with version 6.0 if you read on the web. When trying to launch some applications in the Suite you will get strange messages and the … Continue reading

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Oracle Java Runtime deployment

Many organisations are packaging Java Runtimes sometimes every year. I will go through how to get the MSI, how to customize it and other tips and tricks to deploy it successfully. First you get the 32-bit Offline installer on java.com: … Continue reading

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BankID 4.19.1

I love that BankID is using MSI nowdays, but the latest version 4.19.1 had a flaw. When specifying a silent command with /qn and deploying the application, the installation will never complete. It seems like it presents a finish dialog … Continue reading

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Multiple taskbars for free!

I always loved products like UltraMon and so on to get a taskbar on each monitor that can sort my applications where they are. But I don’t think it’s worth buying just to enable an additional taskbar… I found a … Continue reading

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