Merry Xmas Everyone

Well I Know 2009 has been a busy busy year. And for some of you a tough year too. Therefore I wish you all the best and I am taking a break  for the Christmas Holidays. I would like to wish Everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year. Below is a…

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High CPU on Wmiprvse.exe caused by memory leak DNSPROV.DLL Windows 2003

Certain customers have recently been experiencing an issue which I wanted to bring to your attention. Issue with Domain Controllers Windows 2003 sp2 Wmiprvse.exe consistently consumes a high percentage of  CPU on Domain Controllers and svchost.exe has a a high handle count of around 75000 and another svchost.exe hosting rpcss has 23000 handles. Impact: Servers…

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How to modify a system owned object

Hello, I had an interesting customer request recently that I thought I would share with you. Prior to an upgrade to 2003 they had an account which was used for Remote Desktop Users. On upgrading to 2003 this account became replaced by a System Owned Object with exactly the same name. So their question to…

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What a day Digigirlz Part Two

    Well once again we had a fantastic day at Microsoft on the 27th of November. We held our second Digigirlz event of the year. We had over 200 girls and teachers who attended our event here in Reading. It was a packed day full of interactive presentations . We had Andy Sithers and…

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