Winsock 2 accommodates layered protocols. A layered protocol is one that implements only higher level communications functions, while relying on an underlying transport stack for the actual exchange of data with a remote endpoint. LSP  aka Layered Service Provider can be a security layer that adds protocol to the connection establishment process. An example of an LSP is the Microsoft Firewall Client Service Provider installed as part of the Internet… Continue reading

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Ever get this when logging in to a Vista or Windows 7 system?  I seem to get it all the time, here is how to quickly fix it. By the way that is not a typo in my subjectline but how the error shows up when you try logging in. Not sure why but I am guessing that “User Profile Service is a Service and thus the “User Profile Service Service”  as… Continue reading

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Windows Vista Remote Desktop to Terminal Server Shows Black Screen

On April 6, 2010, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

If your having an issue getting RDP client on Vist to connect to a 2003/2008 TS server you may be having issues with Vista TCP auto tuning.

To disable Vista Auto Tunning

run as an admin from cmd prompt:
netsh interface tcp set global autotuning=disabled

Then try your session again Continue reading

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