Knowledge base

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756402 (mofcomp.exe c:\windows\system32\wbem\win32_encryptablevolume.mof)

Need to save data from OS/2 harddrive formatet with HPFS: (I have done the below on Windows XP)
1. Download hpfsw2k.zip download
2. Unzip hpfsw2k.zip and copy RS.DLL and patched PINBALL.SYS to /WINNT/SYSTEM32/DRIVERS
3. Enter the information from hpfs.reg (included in hpfsw2k.zip) into the registry (just doubleclick it)
4. Reboot
5. Mount your HPFS volumes

Backup/restore Samsung S3 http://support.t-mobile.com/docs/DOC-6161

VMware-player-6.0.4-2237854.exe – bad version. Cannot update vmware tools!!!

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Different SMB versions appeared in the following Windows versions:

  • CIFS – Windows NT 4.0
  • SMB 1.0 – Windows 2000
  • SMB 2.0 – Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista SP1
  • SMB 2.1 – Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
  • SMB 3.0 – Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8
  • SMB 3.02 – Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

In the network interaction over SMB, a client and a server use the maximum version of the SMB protocol supported both by the client and the server.

The summary table of SMB version compatibility on the side of a client and a server looks like this:

Operation System Windows 8.1,
Server 2012 R2
Windows 8,
Server 2012
Windows 7,
Server 2008 R2
Windows Vista,
Server 2008
Windows XP, Server 2003 and earlier
Windows 8.1 ,
Server 2012 R2
SMB 3.02 SMB 3.0 SMB 2.1 SMB 2.0 SMB 1.0
Windows 8 ,
Server 2012
SMB 3.0 SMB 3.0 SMB 2.1 SMB 2.0 SMB 1.0
Windows 7,
Server 2008 R2
SMB 2.1 SMB 2.1 SMB 2.1 SMB 2.0 SMB 1.0
Windows Vista,
Server 2008
SMB 2.0 SMB 2.0 SMB 2.0 SMB 2.0 SMB 1.0
Windows XP, 2003 and earlier SMB 1.0 SMB 1.0 SMB 1.0 SMB 1.0 SMB 1.0