Category: Windows 7

win32kfull.sys BSOD When Printing – SOLVED!

Over the past couple of days there has been an influx of users online reporting BSOD (blue screen of death) when printing, the culprit being win32kfull.sys – the BSOD error as below: Stop code: APC_INDEX_MISMATCH What failed: win32kfull.sys   This appears to be caused by a bad Windows Update from Microsoft, and so far there […]

Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable – Fixed!

Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable

If, like me, you’ve received the “Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable” error shown above when starting Word, here’s a couple of quick simple fixes that should address the problem.   Fix – Creating Environment Variables This issue can be caused by profile corruption, viruses, or disk corruption, however […]

Remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop client access licenses – Fixed!

Remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop client access licenses

If you are receiving the error message: “Remote session was disconnected because there are no Remote Desktop client access licenses available for this computer. Please contact the server administrator” when trying to use remote desktop, be it via invoking an MSTSC session or using something such as RDWeb, it’s actually a pretty easy fix. Simply […]

Windows Installer Service – Broken by Windows Updates

Windows installer service could not be accessed

My latest annoyance was more and more laptops being hit with the following error whilst trying to install or remove software: The Windows Installer Service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running Windows in safe mode, or if the Windows Installer is not correctly installed. Contact your support personnel for assistance. […]

Windows 7 – Windows update Cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running.

If you’ve received the error “Windows update cannot currently check for updates, because the service is not running.” before, you’ll understand the frustration of trying to get it working. A simple restart or the computer or update service┬ádoes sometimes fix it, but┬ásome occasions, the error is caused by previously failed updates which have become corrupt […]