Category Archives: Windows Server

RDP Google Chrome Extension Error – Could Not Get Temp Directory

You're here because you or your users are receiving the error "Could Not Get Temp Directory" when you try and install a Chrome Extension within their RDP session that uses UPDs (User Profile Disks). This happens from my research because the Chrome installation process doesn't recognise the UPD mounted user volume as a valid local…
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Adobe Acrobat Reader Settings for Best Performance on an RDP Server

A number of our clients have recently been complaining about how slow PDF documents have been in their RDP sessions when scrolling or paging through the document. I recently wrote an article on Adobes poor performance within an RDP environment with the default Enhance Security setting applied , which you can read here, but this…
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Exchange 2010 on SBS 2011 ActiveSync Issues After Roll Up 25

This information may be handy for other system admins that are having issues with users trying to get their email on their iPhone, iPads and Android devices after Exchange 2010 Roll Up 25 is applied. We started getting calls from users that their Phones and mobile devices couldn't connect to their emails and an initial…
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Win 2016 RDP Outlook Cannot Perform the Search

Just a quick post to hopefully help other system admins out there who have applied the Microsoft Late November patches to their RDP servers that affects the Outlook search function. The offending patch is KB4467684: November 27, 2018—KB4467684 (OS Build 14393.2639), but don't simply uninstall it because there are reports that your server will refuse…
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