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Remote Access PC through VPN issue

Hi Folks,

Lately I’ve been trying to access my PC at work through the company’s VPN, but with no luck, I though I would share this with you guys.

I noted the PC name and IP address, but when I reach home and try to connect, it gives me an error that the PC name or IP address does not exists.

I thought the problem was from the Remote Access group on the PC, but my account is in the Admin group.

Finally, I was checking my PC Power Options, and found out that the PC will go into Sleep mode after 30min if not used, and that was the problem; everyday when I leave office, it goes into the sleep mode and that was the reason why I couldn’t access it remotely.

To solve this issue, I changed the Power Options so my PC will never go to sleep, and remote access is back again!

Cheers!

 

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Show PDF Icon in SharePoint 2010

Hi Folks,

This is a brief steps to get the PDF Icon file show on the document libraries in SharePoint 2010:

NOTE: You need to do the following on ALL the Farm servers.

1- Download the PDF icon file (http://www.adobe.com/images/pdficon_small.gif)

2- Copy the GIF file into the following directory in ALL the farm servers.

%Root%\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\IMAGES

3- Open the DOCICON.XML file(s) in ALL the farm servers, in the following location:

%Root%\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\TEMPLATE\XML

4- Add the Mapping tag as follows, and then save the files.

<ByExtension> 

          ……..

<Mapping Key=”pdf” Value=”pdficon_small.gif”/>

……..

</ByExtension>

5- Do an IIS reset.

And that’s it!!

Happy SharePointing!

Saed

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