Entries by Graham Kent

Debugging IIS crashes – default WER location

I was debugging some IIS crashes last week and thought I’d follow up with a few basics here as its a common enough problem. Another time I might write a series of posts on using the windows debuggers in detail and how one can go about this from scratch, but for the moment here’s a […]

Follow up to Kista Arbetsmarknadsdag

As we mentioned earlier this week several Basefarm employees were onsite at the Kista Arbetsmarknadsdag yesterday speaking about careers in the IT sector. It was a really enjoyable day and we met some really interesting and intelligent people. We took away a good number of CVs and applications but we’d still like to receive more. […]

pdfforge toolbar causes critical errors in Microsoft Office

Recently one of our customers (who has administrative access and is responsible for their own applications) chose to install the product pdfforge on their server. This server acts as a terminal server, providing Microsoft Office services for multiple users who access it remotely. Everything had been working fine on this server when one Sunday morning […]

SQL Server 2000 cannot start after windows update reboot

Last night we had an incident with one of our customers’  old SQL Server 2000 instances. The machine in question had had it’s WSUS windows update run last night and had been forced to reboot after this had occurred. After this happened the SQL Server service refused to start and just got stuck in a […]