Server Troubleshooting

(Resolved) System state backup fails with error: System writer is not found in the backup

This article explains how to fix a problem where Windows Server Backup fails to perform a system state backup with error -System writer is not found in the backup Original KB number: 2009272; Applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2. Symptoms When you use Windows Server Backup on Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 to make a system state …

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Network Uplink Redundancy Lost Alarm on VMware ESXi Host

A vSphere standard or a distributed switch for a host has lost uplink redundancy, according to a warning – Network Uplink Redundancy Lost The following alarm appears when a host’s redundant physical NICs are not linked to a specific standard or distributed switch: Host name or IP Network uplink redundancy lost Cause of Network Uplink …

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Error opening workbook. Make sure excel is installed. S-3

When you will try to open Excel with the “Excel application scope,” you would receive the following error:  “System.Exception: Error openning workbook. Make sure Excel is installed —> System.InvalidCastException: Unable to cast COM object of type ‘Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.ApplicationClass’ to interface type ‘Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel._Application’. This operation failed because the QueryInterface call on the COM component for the interface …

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Servicing stack update (SSU) KB4601392 issues (fixed)

Many users may find that after installing servicing stack update (SSU) KB4601392 on Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 Version 1607, the Cumulative Update from Windows Update does not progress past the 24 percent mark. Important: There is a Known Issue that prohibits the February 9, 2021 security update from being installed. Microsoft has released KB5001078, …

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