Author: PhilEddies

ePSXe has stopped working

On my Windows 10 computer I recently downloaded the ePSXe emulator to play some PlayStation 1 games. Unfortunately every time I tried to run a game or even just load the bios ePSXe would crash. The solution was pretty simple under the Options menu I set the CPU overclocking to x1. Nothing was previously...

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Citrix Reciever – Cannot start app. Please contact your helpdesk

Problem: After publishing an application which used a UNC path for the location in Citrix XenApp. The application would fail to load via Citrix Receiver instead I would get the vague message “Cannot start app. Please contact your helpdesk”. All of my other applications were fine. Solution – Method 1: The reason you get this message when loading  a published UNC path is because broke publishing UNC paths by design when a feature was added to XenApp 6. XenApp 6.0 adds a new check called the Application Installation Check during load balancing to ensure that the published application exists on the server....

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Outlook – Finding the last modified date of an email

If in Outlook you need to find the last modified date for a message  you can simply select it in the message list and press Alt+Enter To add the last modified date as a column in the message list you would; Go to the View ribbon Select Add column Change the “Select available columns from” drop down to “Date/time fields” Add modified to the right Change the order as required Press...

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Office 365 – PowerShell to list email forwarding rules for all mailboxes

The below is a little example of how to extract a list of the configured Office 365 email forwarding settings using the cmdlet get-mailbox for all mailboxes Three columns will be returned; UserPrincipalName: The users Office 365 username ForwardSmtpAddress: If defined this is the email address messaged are being forwarded to, else forwarding is not enabled. DeliverToMailboxAndForward: If set to true a copy is keep in the mailbox in addition to being forwarded, else no local copy is...

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File Explorer – Windows can’t find \\Server\Share. Check the spelling and try again

Problem: One of my Windows 10 Pro clients recently had a weird issue I could ping servers, RDP to them but I couldn’t map a drive or browse using a UNC path. I would get the message Windows can’t find \\Server\Share. Check the spelling and try again If I opened up a command prompt and ran “net use” I would get the message “The network is not present or not started” Solution: After trying all of the basics; reboot re-domain SFC /scannow netsh winsock reset I thought  to take a look at the configured network providers by bringing up the...

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