Excel 2016 crashes after KB3118373

Microsoft has acknowledged after releasing the October 4, 2016 update for Excel 2016 that it may cause Excel to crash, according to customer feedback. The solution to this problem is simply to remove the update in question, as per this KB article: Error message “Microsoft Excel has stopped working” after installing KB3118373 Fixes for this … Continue reading Excel 2016 crashes after KB3118373

DirectAccess Configuration Load Error

I was implementing a DirectAccess solution at a customer using Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 Everything went fine with installation and configuration and I was looking forward to testing it. But after everything was done I opened the Remote Access Management Console only to be met by an error stating "Configuration Load Error. Settings … Continue reading DirectAccess Configuration Load Error

Max Concurrent API reached alert in SCOM 2012…

Over the last couple of months I've implemented a couple of Operations Manager solutions at customers where they all use the Windows Server Management Pack version 6.0.7026.0 This management pack includes a new monitor where it monitors how many secure channels are created to a domain controller when authenticating users using NTLM pass-through. In Windows … Continue reading Max Concurrent API reached alert in SCOM 2012…

Create virtual machine fails with Error (2911) Not enough storage is available to complete this operation (0x8007000E)

Came across this error on a Hyper-V cluster running 2008 R2 SP1. As part of a previous troubleshooting effort (link), the Windows Management Framework had been upgraded to 3.0 This caused this error: Error (2911) Insufficient resources are available to complete this operation on the xxxxxx server. Not enough storage is available to complete this … Continue reading Create virtual machine fails with Error (2911) Not enough storage is available to complete this operation (0x8007000E)