Fixing Windows Server Update Services Error 80072EE2 Not Updating Clients

An update to WSUS 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 (both x64 and x86) seems to break Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and/or Internet Information Services (IIS) making clients unable to update via WSUS showing error 0x80072EE2.

To me, the subversive update number is not clear yet. So, if you know for sure the exact update that does this, please comment.

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Microsoft Office Word 2010 Bug with Rendering Arabic Ligatures Using Sakkal Majalla Font

If you’re not familiar with Perso-Arabic writing and typography, the paragraph below will help you learn a bit about it. That’s really useful if you’re trying to investigate what went wrong with Microsoft Office Word 2010.

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Fixing BMP & TIFF Image File Types Association Damaged by Adobe Bridge CS4 / CS5 Installation

Adobe development team is one of a kind, and that’s the reason behind the problems Adobe CS4 / CS5 software consumers are faced with. Perhaps my earlier solution to the PBK file type association being damaged by Adobe Pixel Bender—part of Adobe Photoshop CS5—installation worked for you. Now it’s time to fix image file types association damaged by Adobe Bridge CS4 / CS5 installation—yet another bloatware from the Adobe Creative Suite.

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Fixing PBK File Type Association Damaged by Adobe Pixel Bender Installation

This is the opening of a fairytale software engineers tell to amuse children: “Once upon a time in San Jose, there was this software company that has historically focused upon the creation of bloated software…”

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Essential Multimedia File Types the Second Generation Pioneer MVH-Series Should Support

Waiting for the 2011 Santa, yet, demanding a Pioneer carputer is out of the question, or Susumu Kotani will commit seppuku. There are cheap Chinese brands out there with three generations of archived/discontinued carputers, at the same time Pioneer multimedia head unit users are still arguing why they can’t play videos recorded with their Nokia Nseries smartphone or a downloaded YouTube video on their aftermarket Pioneer headunit—their way of saying an MVH (music video headunit) does not support MP4.

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Pioneer Kuro Plasma Still Better than Today’s Bests: the Kuro’s Dead, Long Live the Kuro!

It’s been a sad 15 months since Pioneer’s deadline to cease production of the world’s best TVs—its Kuro plasma display panels—and to cancel its upgrade to a possible tenths generation. Vultures are still staying perplexed.

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Fixing KB974417 Installation Failure—Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP

Microsoft’s KB974417—.NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2 Security Update for Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, and Windows XP—fails to install in Windows Server 2003 SP2 / Windows XP SP3 reportedly when computers are part of a domain using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

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“tt6ynew.exe” Malware Database Policies Revised by the Virus Programmer

Today as I was playing with Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, my eyes rolled to the Server Explorer Data Connections and the database connection I had created to sneak in to the backbone database of the tt6ynew.exe malware written by some jerk in .NET—which luckily Sadjad has reflected it to its source code and investigated its database connections earlier.

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How to Acquire Your Symbian Smartphone’s Certificate (.cer) and Private Key (.key) from OPDA

Nokia Symbian Certificate Closed since June 23, 2011[Updated August 25, 2011]

Bad news are aplenty for Symbian users these days, the latest one being that OPDA (and countless similar sites) has stopped working since June 23, 2011 to give them an IMEI-specific cer/key file, required to sign an unsigned app sis/sisx file. This is because some now rules and procedure is used by Symbian certification.

The following article is a step by step picture guide on how to acquire the certificate and private key for your Series 60 Smartphone using OPDA free service. Continue reading