Author Archives: Jayteeque

Enable Mapping to \\Hostname\C$ Share on Windows 7 or Vista

The hidden administrator C$ share that is built into Windows file sharing, can’t be used in Windows 7 or Vista. The reason this doesn’t work is because of UAC (User Account Control). By default Vista doesn’t allow UAC elevation over the network with a local user account. There’s a registry key that we can use… Read More »

Windows Update hanging or not downloading updates

This can happen on any of the Windows OS’s that use Windows Update. An easy way to fix an update that continuously tries to install and fails or an update download that stalls is to clean out the Windows Update Cache. To do this, follow these simple steps:   Open a Command Prompt (Run As… Read More »

Outlook Web App didn’t initialize

Outlook Web App didn’t initialize. If the problem continues, please contact your helpdesk. Couldn’t find a base theme (folder name=base) This error is caused, when the base theme for the OWA is missing in \ClientAccess\Owa\\themes. You solve this issue by running the following command in a Exchange Managment Shell: “C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Bin\UpdateCas.ps1?