HOWTO: Linux Samba protocol negotiation failed: NT_STATUS_INSUFFICIENT_RESOURCES – SOLVED! Windows XP 2k8 Win7 Win8 Win2012

by Jason L Froebe on August 20, 2013, no comments

The issue is the LanmanServer service runs out of memory. We need to boost that up: On your Windows machine, fire up regedit (Start -> regedit) modify the following registry keys: “HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\LargeSystemCache” from 0 to 1 “HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Parameters\Size” from 1 to 3 The problem seems to manifest itself more frequently if you use your […]

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HowTo: Windows 7 32bit AND 64bit Sound with KVM / libvirt and the Spice client

by Jason L Froebe on February 10, 2013, 5 comments

UPDATE: Fixed and signed qxl video drivers Hi all, Yesterday I promised to post how I was able to get sound working with KVM / libvirt and the Spice client with Windows 7 32bit and 64bit. Here you go First, get your spice client set up wherever you are going to run virt-manager. On the […]

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Proxmox VE 1.8 and KVM: Adding sound to your virtual machines!

by Jason L Froebe on April 7, 2011, 2 comments

This assumes that your host machine has a sound card! Add the args line in your /etc/qemu-server/<vm id>.conf file should give you sound: args: -soundhw On my Proxmox VE 1.8, I have several virtual audio devices available.   I’ve had the best luck with ac97 with Windows XP/Vista and Win7. red:/etc/qemu-server# kvm -soundhw ‘?’ Valid sound […]

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How to disable the “uninstall password” to uninstall Symantec Antivirus

by Jason L Froebe on March 10, 2010, 6 comments

I was trying to install Oracle 11g client on to a WinXP box but Symantec Antivirus wouldn’t let me because it thought it was infected with over 800 viruses.  Same file was marked clean on another box.  So, I picked several of the viruses it said was infected with and looked for any evidence of […]

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How to enable font anti-aliasing for Windows XP Sp3 remote desktop connections

by Jason L Froebe on April 14, 2009, 3 comments

Microsoft quietly added the capability for font anti-aliasing (font smoothing) in Windows XP Service Pack 3.  This applies to Terminal Services (Remote Desktop / Remote Assistance) connections. This is very easy to do.  Just open up regedit (Start->cmd -> regedit) and make the following change: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations] New DWORD Key: AllowFontAntiAlias Value: 00000001 That’s it

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