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DISABLE: Restart Your Computer To Finish Installing Important Updates

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If you are reading this page then you have probably been greeted by this every annoying Windows  Update prompt: ‘Restart Your Computer To Finish Installing Important Updates’ Wouldn’t it be nice if we could get rid of this annoying prompt? Thankfully, we can with just a few simple steps: #1 make sure the ‘Restart your computer…” prompt is not showing (i.e. ‘Postpone’ it for 4 hours) #2 start the Windows command prompt with administrative privileges #3 run the following command: net

BCM20702A0 HP drivers for Windows 7 & 8

Driver installation screenshot

Q.I have a new HP laptop that I did a clean install of Windows on but now it has an ‘Unknown Device’ BCM20702A0 I saw you have similar drivers listed for other brands, do you know what driver I should use to fix it for my HP laptop? A. Here is the HP driver that should solve your BCM20702A0 Unknown Device issue: [local mirror in progress], HP dl page Win 7 [or direct], HP dl page Win 8 [or direct] Supports both  32-bit and 64-bit Windows HP BCM20702A0 driver installation

BCM20702A0 Lenovo drivers for Windows 7 & 8

Installation dialog for the driver

Q. Hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop with an Unknown Device that has ‘BCM20702A0′ listed on it… do you know what driver I should use to fix it? A. Here is the Lenovo driver that should solve your Thinkpad’s BCM20702A0 Unknown Device issue: [local mirror in progress], Lenovo dl link Win 7(x86 and x64), Lenovo dl link Win 8 (x86 and x64)   BCM20702A0 device driver installation screenshot: Supported Laptop/Notebook models: Software name: ThinkPad Bluetooth with Enhanced Data Rate Software ThinkPad L420,

Disable Network Boot in VMWare!

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The VMWare PXE network boot screen can be rather annoying: Here are the steps for disabling network boot on a Windows 7 VM host (or Windows 8 host) and a Windows 7 guest OS: #0 Power off your virtual machine #1 Use notepad (or your favorite text editor) to edit your virtual machine’s .vmx file For example, my VMX file for this particular VM was located here: C:\Users\JD\Documents\Virtual Machines\01 Small Template, Windows 7 x64\01 Small Template, Windows 7 x64.vmx #2

List of MD5/SHA1 hashes for various Windows OS ISOs

Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2 Volume License (VL) English Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_server_en-us_VL-GRMSXVOL_EN_DVD.iso Size: 2,996,799,488 bytes SHA1: AD855EA913AAEC3F1D0E1833C1AEF7A0DE326B0A Windows 7 Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit: Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x64fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULXFRER_EN_DVD.iso Other name: en_windows_7_ultimate_x64_dvd_X15-65922.iso MD5: F43D22E4FB07BF617D573ACD8785C028 SHA-1: 326327CC2FF9F05379F5058C41BE6BC5E004BAA7 CRC: 0x1F1257CA / CRC32: 1F1257CA Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit: Name: 7600.16385.090713-1255_x86fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GRMCULFRER_EN_DVD.iso Other name: en_windows_7_ultimate_x86_dvd_X15-65921.iso SHA-1: 5395DC4B38F7BDB1E005FF414DEEDFDB16DBF610 CRC: 0xC1C20F76 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit: Name: en_windows_7_professional_x64_dvd_x15-65805.iso SHA-1: 50127304441A793EE51B3F501289F6599A559E9F CRC: 502C42C1 Windows 7 Professional 32-bit: Name: en_windows_7_professional_x86_dvd_x15-65804.iso SHA-1: 697FA06554502FB21D30275273B25747299C020D CRC: 578725D1 Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit: Name: en_windows_7_home_premium_x64_dvd_x15-65733.iso SHA-1: 336779EA6B65F63E11A609B4D021439C47AB315B CRC: 56D954E4

ACPI\SMO8810 Dell driver [SOLVED!]

The SMO8810 unknown device listing as shown in Device Manager and the properties page

Q. Hi, my work just bought a Dell laptop and I am re-installing Windows 7 on it. I have an unknown device ‘ACPI/SMO8810′ and I want to know what driver I can download to to fix it? A. Here is the driver for your ACPI\SMO8810 Unknown Device: NOTE: The driver is specifically for your Dell laptop’s ST Microelectronics Free Fall Sensor that shows up as Unknown Device ACPI\SMO8810 , Dell dl link More details about free fall sensors: That free-fall sensor

Intel Ultimate-N 6300 agn driver download [SOLVED]

Q. Hi, I have a Dell laptop that I am clean installing Windows7 x64 on. Everything is going great except I cannot find drivers for my new Intel N6300 mini pci-e express wifi card ANYWHERE and it is driving me crazy! Can you please help me find the correct drivers? Thank you. A. Certainly, I am glad to help! Here are the latest drivers: (Intel DL listing link, or if that link is down ) More mirrors for Intel drivers:

VMWare Server not accessible via web interface?

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I recently had an issue where VMWare Server 2′s web based administrative interface was no longer available It turns out the issue was that one of the services required by VMWare Server 2 had stopped. Starting the service again solved the issue! VMWare Host Agent VMWare Authorization service VMWare DHCP service VMWare NAT Service VMWare Server Web Access I had tried all sorts of things (Windows firewall adjustment, .hosts file editing, tomcat configuration etc.) and just a simple service start

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