Windows Update Services Failed: “Update could not be found” error

Problem:  Trying to reinstall WSUS on a 2008 R2 server that crashed in an existing domain and keep getting the error: Installation failed…  Update could not be found I figured the problem had to do with Group Policy specifying the old server as the domain wide WSUS and couldn’t get the update from it because it […]
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Windows 2008 Server R2. Shared printer won’t print

Problem:   Got a call from a client saying that a specific printer that is shared on a 2008 server wasn’t printing jobs being sent to it.   Basically, they were disappearing into thin air.  I checked to make sure that it was printing to the correct IP address and that the printer was accessible […]
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Can’t access files on computer now see a file called decrypt_Instruction in my directories

Problem:  I got a call from a client stating that all of their files were inaccessible on the network drives.  At first I thought it was a problem with the server being down or connectivity issues.  After further investigation, the network was fine and we could access the files but we couldn’t read them and […]
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Windows 2008 R2: DCDIAG replication error

Problem:  When running DCDIAG on my Server 2008 domain controller, I get the following error: REPLICATION LATENCY WARNING (DC name): This replication path was preempted by higher priority work from DC1 to DC2 Reason: The operation completed successfully The last success occurred at (never) I tried DCDIAG /fix without any luck and ran DCDIAG on […]
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