FILE QUARANTINED – Replaced with File name: ‘winmail.dat’

Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server is the cause of this messsage:

The original contents of this file have been replaced with
this message because of its characteristics.
File name: ‘winmail.dat’
Virus name: ‘CorruptedCompressedFile’


Quick fix:

Goto Forefront Server Security Administrator > Settings> General Options > Scanning
Goto checkbox name “Delete Corrupted Compressed File”
Uncheck the box and test


Where did the SMTP service go in Exchange 2007

There is no specific SMTP service like you saw with Exchange 2003 and IIS. However, if you’re just trying to stop the listening port 25 for Inbound/Outbound mail, stop the ‘Microsoft Exchange Transport’ service.

Hard Drive Destruction Using Acid and Thermite

A five min clip from the screen savers in ’03.

Tips for browsing the web on your smartphone

Google 411

Dial from any phone


Google Voice Local Search is Google’s experimental service to make local-business search accessible over the phone.

Using this service, you can:

  • search for a local business by name or category.
    You can say “Giovanni’s Pizzeria” or just “pizza”.
  • get connected to the business, free of charge.
  • get the details by SMS if you’re using a mobile phone.
    Just say “text message”.
  • It’s FREE

Exchange Server 2003 mailbox store does not mount when the mailbox store database reaches the 16-GB limit

Set Database Size Limit More Than 18GBs

Add D word: “Database Size Limit in GB“, and set the number of Gigs (in decimal)


*Note (Added by Tracy) – The information store must be dismounted/mounted or the Information Store service must be restarted for this to take effect.

Connect to and Shadow the Console Session with Windows Server 2003 Terminal Services

mstsc -v:servername /F -console

2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS

Microsoft Surface