Walid Hegazy

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Windows Volume license Activation Key is Not Working!! …..Try phone activation

If you want to activate over phone any machine that doesn’t have internet connection.

Here is the steps to do it….


– First to Change Product Key Number in a Command Prompt Open an elevated        

   command prompt. In the elevated command prompt,Run in the command below.

      >>>>> slmgr.vbs /ipk XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX


– Type slui.exe 4 to access the phone activation screen and follow the steps to  

   activate over the phone.


–  If the phone number you are is not working find you local Volume license

   Activation Center from the Table Below.

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VMware vSphere Console – Unable to connect to the MKS: Failed to connect to server xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:902

while trying to connect to any VM console on my  VCenter 5.5 server using the VSphere client I got this error …




After some digging about this issue I found that there is couple reasons might cause this  like the port being blocked or name resolution .so… I don’t have any fire wall that might block the connection….and it was pinging fine, so I added the “VCenter and ESXI” 

IP addresses to my lab that has the Vsphere client .

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DPM Is Not Writing On Tape !!!

Hi … today we are going to discuss some of the problems you might face while tacking backup using DPM 2012 on tape library..


First error I faced not too long ago is access denied error

Error: The operation failed because of a protection agent failure. ID 998 Details: Access is denied (0x80070005)


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Cumulative Update 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager is Released

KB2994331 was released this week (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2


For details on the issues that are fixed and functionality that is updated in Cumulative Update 3 (CU3) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, please see the following: (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2994331)

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WDS client may hang up after loading the boot.wim file if you import the Windows 8 x86 boot image only the WDS server

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Consider the following scenario. You have a Windows Server 2008 R2 WDS (Windows Deployment Service) server and you plan to use it to deploy Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012 operating systems. If you import a Windows 8 x86 boot image only on this WDS server and then if you try to boot up a WDS client from this WDS server, you may find that the system hangs up after loading the \Boot\x86\Images\boot.wim file.

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