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Archive for February 1st, 2012

The Case of the Failed Chkdsk

Posted by William Diaz on February 1, 2012


After logon, a user was being notified by Windows that the master file table was bad. The error presented was: “The file or directory C:\$Mft is corrupt and unreadable. Please run the Chkdsk utility.”
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Enable Remote Desktop Connections Remotely

Posted by William Diaz on February 1, 2012


Occasionally I encounter a workstation that I cannot connect to via Remote Desktop even though the computer is up and on the network. In Windows XP, you will encounter this as the following message: “Remote Desktop Disconnected. This computer can’t connect to the remote computer…”
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