Automation Server Can’t Create Object – Remote Assistance

When trying to use Remote Assistance from Windows XP to Windows 7, you get this error: Automation server can’t create object This is because Remote Assistance from Windows XP to Windows 7 is not supported. Here’s what Microsoft have to say about the Automation server can’t create object error: Offer RA from Windows 7 to […]
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How To Cancel A Shutdown Or Reboot In The Command Prompt

This command cancels a shutdown or reboot for all versions of Windows (XP, 7, 8, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, etc…). To cancel a shutdown or reboot, use the following command in the command prompt: shutdown -a Notice that the a stands for abort and that you can only cancel a shutdown or reboot if […]
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How To Install The Telnet Client On Windows XP

I’ve been searching through Add \ Remove Components and on the internet for information about how to install the Windows XP telnet client. Finally I realised that you don’t need to install the Telnet client on Windows XP because it comes built in To use Telnet on Windows XP, just type the telnet command into […]
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How To Stop Balloon Tip Notifications On Windows XP

Pop up balloons from the notification area on the Windows XP task bar can be annoying. To stop balloon tips from popping up on Windows XP, do the following: Click Start -> Run Type regedit then click OK Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced Right-click the white space on the right hand pane Click New Create a new […]
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