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Cisco VPN Client for Windows 8 / Windows Server 2012.

December 28, 2012 10 comments

Till now Cisco has not launched VPN client for Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012, but it is always said ‘Where there is a will , there is a way’. In few of your minutes you will be able to run you Cisco VPN client successfully.

  1. Install Cisco VPN client , depending on your system specks (x86 or x64).
  2. Press (windows + R) or go to run command.
  3. Type ‘regedit’.
  4. Navigate to the following registry key: “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\CVirtA”
  5. Double click DisplayName.
  • For x86, change the value data from something like “@oem8.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;Cisco Systems VPN Adapter” to “Cisco Systems VPN Adapter
  • For x64, change the value data from something like “@oem8.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows” to “Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows

After it , just open your Cisco VPN client and you will be able to connect successfully.

How to Unlock ports in FireFox ?

December 12, 2011 Leave a comment

 

Follow the steps to make your life easier 🙂

  • Type about:config in address bar of firefox

aboutconfig

  • Search for network.security.ports.banned.override
  • If that is not in that , don’t worry , lets create it
  • Right click and select the following options shown in image, New –> String

aboutconfig

  • write network.security.ports.banned.override
  • then double click that string and enter the port number which you want to be un banned.
  • I want it to be ‘111’ as i have installed SharePoint Central Administration on that port.
  • press ok and enjoy the open port 🙂

How to change User Password from Command Prompt

October 25, 2011 Leave a comment

Hi ,

I had a chance to change the password of Windows Server 2008 administrator account , which has been used in SharePoint , SQL server , Domain and many other. Which meant a lot as Windows was not accepting the old password as new one and i had to give it the same password which i was using already as new password.

So the command which helped me is as follows.

net user user_name  new_password  and