Windows 2003

IE Automatically detect settings not working due to WPAD alias DNS entry not responding

If you follow this article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/309814 to configure automatically detect settings in Internet explorer and have set up a WPAD alias on your DNS server, you may find the autodiscovery is not working. If you try to ping wpad or wpad.domainname.local you get a response Ping request could not find host wpad. Please check the.

Tuneup registry cleaner delete fonts making everything garbled

Running a registry clean using tune-up on a Windows 2008 server detected Missing fonts. Selecting to clean up the missing entries caused all the fonts to display as wingdings or other characters, making the system unuseable. We had a similar issue with a different registry cleaner on a Windows 2003 server recently also. I re-enstated.

Install WordPress on Windows IIS server Part 1

Here are the start to finish instructions for setting up your wordpress blog site on a Windows IIS server. This was done on a windows 2003 server. In this instance I am setting up wordpress to use as an intranet site. Part 1 covers install of: MySQL FastCGI Extension PHP   Install MySQL Download MySQL-