• Posts Tagged ‘windows 7’

    A fix for Error 720: A Connection to the remote computer could not be established when trying to connect to a Windows 7 VPN

    by  • June 9, 2011 • windows 7 • 63 Comments

    I was recently re-setting up my Windows 7 VPN server and forgot an essential step that led me to get ‘Error 720: A Connection to the remote computer could not be established’ when trying to connect to it with Windows-based clients. Turns out you might need to assign an IP address range to the VPN […]

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    Activating Windows 7 Enterprise from MSDN

    by  • February 7, 2010 • windows 7 • 1 Comment

    Windows 7 Enterprise installs by default expect an Key Management Server (KMS) running on the local network by which to activate against. Hence when you try to activate an Enterprise copy from MSDN, it will fail with the error code 0x8007232B, as there is no KMS to activate with. The keys generated by an MSDN […]

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    Getting O2 Mobile Broadband (HUAWEI E160 adapter) to work in Windows 7

    by  • January 22, 2010 • mobile broadband, o2, windows 7 • 26 Comments

    I’ve just picked up an PAYG mobile broadband package from O2 with a HUAWEI Mobile Connect E160 USB stick. Expecting an effortless install I inserted the USB stick, ran the setup and got to the O2 Connection Manager menu, but the cellular network connection ‘O2-UK’ was missing. This was even after running “Install the USB […]

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    Dock window shortcut keys in Windows 7

    by  • October 8, 2009 • windows 7 • 1 Comment

    I’m a huge fan of the docking feature in Windows 7 that allows you to dock windows to the left or right half of the screen, or to fill the screen, by simply moving the window to the left edge, right edge, or top edge respectively. What I didn’t know until I stumbled on it […]

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