Showing posts from June, 2020

Quick Note: Mouse Jumps Around in VMware Workstation

I just upgraded a testing machine to Windows 10 1909. And installed VMware Workstation 15 latest version on the testing machine. Somehow the mouse jumps around in VMware Workstation when the mouse pointer is grabbed by a VM. This is very annoying. I only observed this issue when run VMware Workstation in remote desktop session. I didn't see the same issue when I run a VM on a local computer. The reason is the testing machine has WDDM graphic driver installed. You can disable WDDM graphic driver in remote desktop session by modifying group policy. Open group policy editor by following command: gpedit.msc Go to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> All Settings Disable the setting: Use WDDM graphics display driver for Remote Desktop Connections . Reconnect the remote desktop session. Please refer to following VMware KB to understand more about WDDM. WDDM and XPDM graphics driver support with ESX, ESXi, Workstation and Fusion (1016770) It's not clear why t

OneDrive Can't Add Your Folder Right Now!

This post is nothing related to servers. I post that since I couldn't find anything on the internet about this issue. This " OneDrive Can't Add Your Folder " spent me quite a while to figure it out. I only found an article talks about IRM after I figured the issue out. So I think it's maybe valuable to document that. I re-installed the testing machine by different OS versions several times. It's just happened suddenly. My OneDrive cannot sync any files. I upgraded the client to the latest version but no luck. The error message I got initially was: We can't sync your OneDrive - xxx Following these steps to fix the problem: 1. Go to, click the Settings icon in the top-right, then click "Site settings". 2. Under "Site Administration", click "Site libraries and lists". 3. Click "Customise Documents". 4. Click "Information Rights Management" and clear the checkbox. Then I upgraded O