DHCP Failing – Error 5: Access is denied starting Diagnostics Policy Service

If the DHCP stops working on your machine, this might be due to the Diagnostics Policy Service not running. If you try and start it manually you get the following error “Error 5: Access is denied ” To fix this is simple if you know how. Run the following command from an elevated command prompt […]

In-place upgrade from Windows 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise

Use the dsim tool for completing this update. Start a command console and run the following command ┬áDism /online /Set-Edition:ServerEnterprise /ProductKey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX where XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX is your product. Key. If you get an error about the key not being valid you can use a microsoft provided one – 489J6-VHDMP-X63PK-3K798-CPX3Y followed by activating using your key i.e. Dism […]