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Force update to Windows 8.1 via Group Policy or similar

I have around 30 computers running Windows 8, some have been updated to 8.1 and others not depending on whether the user has decided to accept the annoying reminder or not. Is it possible to force ...
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Permissions changed when using cygwin

I am trying to run a "startserver" command for Sybase on a virtual machine. If I use CORD or some other tool to ssh into the box it works just fine. However, when I use Cygwin to log into the box I ...
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1answer
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Can't connect to windows server with rdesktop - “No valid license available” error

Im using Remotedesktop Client 0.23 on Linux Mint. When im trying to connect to a windows server, I get the following error: Disconnect: No valid license available I know that I'm supposed to delete a ...
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Keep 'Has Stopped Working' windows from popping up

I'm running a server and sometimes one of my apps will crash which shows this dialog This is annoying because it holds the process open until someone physically jumps on the box and presses 'Close ...
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3answers
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Windows server for hobby developers?

I would like to develop server applications in C#. At the moment I'm developing a server application with a friend in Java but I really don't like it. I like C# much better. My problem is that the ...
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1answer
153 views

Grants admin right on application forever

I would like to grant admin rights on my application, so when anybody run it, it will not depend on users rights. I would like to do this just one time and from that time it should still be like ...
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1answer
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SQL Server 7 Transaction Logs Issues

Over the week my database server transaction log was full. With our app people could select from the database but could not update or insert into the database. In the past we have just truncated the ...
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Mail gets sent on remote login to a machine only by a particular user by all user

I have written a VBScript that sends mail when a user logs in to a machine: Set objMessage = CreateObject("CDO.Message") objMessage.Subject = "Example CDO Message" objMessage.From = ...
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Windows server 2000 installation on vSphere 5.1 (VMware esxi 5.1)

When creating a new virtual machine on vSphere 5.1 (VMware esxi 5.1) it asks for the version of guest operating system i'm going to install. But in the drop down menu they provide Windows Server 2000 ...
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1answer
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Possible to grant access to my server without connecting by VPN?

I have a source control server that is part of my company's internal network. Currently if I want to do something with my source control, I need to make a VPN connection before I do anything. Is ...
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1answer
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Disappearing shared folder?

I had the sharing that had been setup on a folder mysteriously disappear over the weekend (the folder itself was left alone) and I am at a loss to figure out what could have caused this to happen. I ...
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2answers
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Install VC Redist 2008 on Windows Server 2000

I recently set up a server with Windows Server 2000 (I know it´s old, but the hardware of the computer wouldn´t take more than that). Now I installed xampp which requires the VC redist package 2008. ...
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how to block certain users by machine name in remote desktop?

I have a scenario where a common user can be connected from multiple machines, i.e, login: analysis.lhr users from multiple machines can use this login to connect to servers using remote desktop. ...
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1answer
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Minimal Windows installation [closed]

We have a requirement from our customers that we have to clear out unused services and components from Windows systems prior delivery. The Systems are always isolated in a small local network and ...
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What happens when windows runs out of drive letters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What if the hard disk is partitioned into more than 26 sections in Windows? What happens when windows runs out of drive letters? I searched Google and got no definite ...
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2answers
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Media driver needed when installing Windows server 2012

I'm trying to install Windows server 2012 on a new system but I keep getting this error shortly after set up starts. No idea why as there is no hardware connected that would require any 3rd party ...
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1answer
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Does this mean I have “guessed” a Windows Server password?

Windows Server 2003 ... Long story short I am trying to determine an account password without resetting it. Working remotely and this is a production server so ophcrack or the like is not viable. I ...
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1answer
81 views

Windows Workstation/Server licencing

Have a slight licencing query i've been asked about and i'm not 100% on the advice i'm about to give... Scenario: A clock-card machine running some software that makes it available to other people on ...
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1answer
90 views

I want to install Windows Server 2008 on my laptop

I want to install Windows Server 2008 on my laptop, but I wondering if I can install programs like Adobe flash and 3D Max and other gaming programs and it will works perfectly on windows Server or I ...
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Curious folder on the root of volume on windows server 2008 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Random directories in c:\ that I cannot delete We have just set up a new windows 2008 R2 server with three separate raid arrays as drives C:, F: and I:. After installing ...
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2answers
657 views

Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 + Sharepoint Server 2010 aren't compatible?

I'm a student, and I need to setup a Sharepoint server (in order to make it easier to collaborate on a group assignment over the holidays). Through MSDNAA I've got copies of Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 ...
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Windows support for various versions and security holes

I am looking into having a system with the most update/safe from security aspect in Windows OS My question is the following: If the OS for instance is Windows Server 2003+ Latest SP+ hot fixes, is it ...
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1answer
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What applications are running on a given server?

We programmers get asked questions like the following a lot from our network engineers. Do you know which applications are running on Server123? I have list of applications, windows services, ...
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2answers
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How to run a program for a remotely logged in user in Windows

If I'm the administrator and a user logs in through RDP, let's say I decide that there's a certain .exe that I want to run in the user's session. If I double-click the .exe, it will just run in my ...
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2answers
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How to check if windows has automatic updates waiting from the command line?

If a Windows server (2k3/2k8) is set to "download but not install" updates, is there a way to check from the command line.. perhaps a log file or something I can check with powershell, to see if there ...