Archive for the Solving Problems Category

Apr 25 2017

Remove Recent Printers from Chrome Preferences File (PoSH)

Chrome does not remove “Recent Printers” from the print option box when a user or an administrator deletes a printer from the machine. This can cause problems when a printer is removed by policy or is updated with a new print server name, but a user continues totry and print to the old server. This script will remove the printer from the PREFERENCES file. You can provide no printer list and all Recent Printers will be removed, or you can specific a specific printer.
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Mar 2 2016

Citrix – Installation Error DVCRenderingAdapter.dll Failed to Register

I recently was troubleshooting the following error on roughly 400 systems that we were deploying the Citrix Receiver v14 to:

Citrix Receiver DVCRenderingAdapter failed to register

Image Credit Christopher Cable.

 

CustomAction +DVCRenderingAdapter.dll.827545C6_7013_4DE1_8E6C_DAEE4C57F54A returned actual error code -2147319780 (note this may not be 100% accurate if translation happened inside sandbox)MSI (s) (5C:9C) [10:08:57:789]: Product: Online Plug-in — Error 1904. Module C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\DVCRenderingAdapter.dll failed to register.  HRESULT -2147319780.  Contact your support personnel.
Error 1904. Module C:\Program Files\Citrix\ICA Client\DVCRenderingAdapter.dll failed to register.  HRESULT -2147319780.  Contact your support personnel.

 

There are a few discussion board posts online that discuss this issue and provide some helpful tips for manually fixing the issue.  Ones that helped me the most was this response by Mike Moskal on the Citrix Discussion Board.

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Aug 17 2015

Resolving VMWare Error “There are no un-bridged host network adapters” after Windows 10 Upgrade

After upgrading to Windows 10, all of my VMWare Professional v10.x guest machines lost their connection to the network. Taking a look at their network connections, I found that I’d lost the default vmnet0 network, and trying to add it back as a bridged network threw the error “There are no un-bridged host network adapters”.

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Jun 15 2015

Finding the Create & Modify Dates of Google Calendar Event

While using shared Google calendars is great way to keep yourself, your family, or your groups organized, they lack any type or real auditing at the event level.  Specifically, I often need to find out when an event was created or modified.  While this isn’t available today through the GUI, it is available under the hood.  Below I’ll show you step by step how to find this data.

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May 12 2015

SCCM 2012 DP Errors: SendFiles Failed

One of my distribution points recently stopped getting DP updates.  I tried my normal troubleshooting steps – creating a new package, checking disk space, source folder permissions, server reboot, etc., but no dice.  I reviewed the DISTMGR.LOG on the primary site responsible for the distribution point, and found the following:

When I look in the PKGXFERMGR.LOG, I found the following:

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