SQL Server 2017 – VS Shell Installation Has Failed with Exit Code 1638

You may receive the following error while installing SQL Server 2017 or upgrading your SQL server from the previous version: Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Setup The following error has occurred: VS Shell installation has failed with exit code 1638. For help, click: https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?LinkID=20476&ProdName=Microsoft%20SQL%20Server&EvtSrc=setup.rll&EvtID=50000&ProdVer=14.0.1000.169&EvtType=0x5B39C8B9%25401434%25403 Solution This issue is caused by Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x86) […]

Top 5 Live Chat software and service providers

Live chat is an important option for business. It allows their customers to contact them immediately to get support and assistance. Today, we will evaluate top 5 live chat service providers. [1] LiveChat Inc. LiveChat is one of the widely used Livechat application. It has almost all features which are required by businesses. Following are […]

Windows emergency Meltdown patch: Microsoft stops update for AMD PCs after crash reports

Microsoft has recently released a patch to mitigate Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaw. Microsoft has scaled back its rollout of Windows patches against the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws after reports the updates were crashing computers with AMD processors. “To prevent AMD customers from getting into an unbootable state, Microsoft will temporarily pause sending the […]

(104) Connection reset by peer

Generally you get this error whenever remote server sends you a RST packet, which indicates an immediate dropping of the connection, rather than the usual handshake. There could be many issue for this error from server side and only server administrator can troubleshoot and fix the issue. If it is temporary issue, you can reload […]

No symlink protection detected on cPanel Server

If you are using cPanel on CentOS 6 or CentOS 7 server, you may see the following security advisory: No symlink protection detected You do not appear to have any symlink protection enabled on this server. You can protect against this in multiple ways. Please review the following documentation to find a solution that is […]

Reset root password using single user mode in Linux

It is possible that you loss or forget your root password for your Linux server and you do not have sudo user as well. In such case, you can reset your root user password by booting your server in single user mode. The steps may vary depending on your Linux operating system. We will provide […]