Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Fix: Windows 8 Enable Feature DotNET 3.5 Error 0x800F0906

In Windows 8 we can enable “NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0) “ and “NET Framework 4.5” as shown below.
But once we click Ok and run the wizard, it will try to install .Net 3.5 and  prompt an error saying that, 
Windows couldn’t complete the requested changes.
Windows couldn’t connect to the Internet to download necessary files. Make sure you are connected to the Internet, and press “Retry” to try again.
Error code: 0x800F0906

This means using this wizard we cant install .Net 3.5 . Therefore to fix this issue, follow the steps listed below.
  1.  Insert the Windows 8 DVD in to CD ROM or mount the Installation ISO file. (If you have Win 8 ISO in you PC, you can simply right click on that ISO and select mount)
  2.  Use the CMD in run as Administrator
  3.  After that type the following command:
dism /online /Enable-Feature /FeatureName:NetFX3 /All /Source:D:\Sources\SxS /LimitAccess
Now your Windows Feature of .NET Framework 3.5  is enabled. To verify go in to Windows Features
Congratulations ..   now you have .net 3.5 enabled on your Windows 8 PC.
Make sure to give correct Windows 8 Installation Media Drive Letter in above command. if not you will get below mentioned error.

Friday, October 26, 2012

CISCO VPN Error 442 in Windows 8

How to fix Cisco VPN Client error 442 on Windows 8.

If you get below mentioned error massage when you try to connect from Windows 8 computer,

You have to follow these steps to fix that issue.

1..  Go in to Run by pressing  Windows+R   and type Regedit,

2.You will get this window and find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\CVirtA

3.  Then select the Display name to modify, and remove the characters from the Value data. (there will be something like “@oem13.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows” )

  •      For x86 PC, change the value data from something like"@oem8.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;Cisco Systems VPN Adapter” to "Cisco Systems VPN Adapter
  •  For x64 PC, change the value data from something like "@oem8.inf,%CVirtA_Desc%;Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows” to "Cisco Systems VPN Adapter for 64-bit Windows”


Now you can connect to your CISCO VPN. No need to restart your PC