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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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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Windows Server 2008 Printing Error: “Error Spooling”

Problem:  Printing to a shared printer on my Windows Server 2008 machine.  I send the print job to it and I will get an “error spooling message in the queue.  Doesn’t matter if it’s a test page or a large document.  All print jobs fail regardless.  The print spooler service was running and checked the […]
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Can’t change the time on my Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller

Problem:  The time on my Windows 2008 Active Directory was 10 min fast.  I have tried to change the time through the control panel but as soon as I would change it, it would change back to the old incorrect time.  Solution:  Found out that I had to either do on of two things. 1. […]
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