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2answers
41 views

Is it possible to automatically install software when a user logs in through Group Policy?

I am trying to distribute software through group policy, I am able to get this working so that the users can go into Add/Remove Programs and select Install from network and then install the software. ...
2
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2answers
224 views

Prohibit computers from showing in 'Network' in Windows Explorer

Can someone tell me how I can prohibit certain users from seeing the whole network in Windows Explorer? We are in an AD based domain with 2003 schema. I need to restrict users from seeing all ...
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1answer
480 views

Windows 7 x64 can't connect to a printer on a 32-bit server

I have a windows 7 64-bit PC which is trying to print on a printer which is hosted by a windows 2003 server. The server is a 32-bit OS. I cant locate any drivers for the printer. I've tried numerous ...
0
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1answer
255 views

Remote desktop sessions - can you be active and idle at the same time?

When someone has a state of 'active' and an idle time, does that mean that they are logged into the remote desktop, but haven't used it for 'n' minutes, where 'n' is the idle time? I've been ...
4
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1answer
48 views

Workstation does not unlock when connected remotely to server

I am working on servers using mstsc, and everything works until I lock my workstation. When I try to log back in to my account, I am told my password or user id is invalid. The only way that I can ...
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2answers
82 views

Delegate some admin roles, but not all?

A client has asked for a group of secondary AD admins, who is supposed to be able to help users do program updates, configure printers etc. The client really want to prevent this group of secondary ...
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1answer
35 views

Share Windows7 and Windows8 erro “to continue, please enter administrator password”

In our network we have a Win2003 Now we try to install windows7 and windows8 for our clients, Our client in active directory have a "Normal User" For example: user "arab" when share one folder in PC ...
0
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1answer
313 views

Make RDP full screen on secondary or multiple monitors?

I want my RDP or remote desktop window to occupy the whole area of my secondary screen (which is bigger than primary). I tried everything in this microsoft doc and it does not work - ...
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1answer
250 views

How do I see which user I am logged in as on a Network Share?

IIS on my development computer (Windows 7) cannot access a windows share (Windows Server 2003), so I try to log in manually and verify that the share works for that account. For trouble shooting ...
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2answers
589 views

Windows 7 machines can't ping or access Windows Server 2003

Our network is served by a Windows 2003 Server machine, using Active Directory for users security management. There are more than 60 machines connected on a daily basis and most of our files are ...
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2answers
3k views

Server Computer is not listed in My Network places

The server computer is not listed in my network places, when I opened the network from the client computer. We are using Windows 2003 Server and all other client computer installed Windows 7 64-bit. ...
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1answer
3k views

“StickyKeys” popup whenever pressing Shift in Remote Desktop session to Server 2003 from Windows 7

I am connecting from a Windows 7 workstation to a Server 2003 server, and it seems the "StickyKeys" dialogue box (on the server side) appears whenever Shift is pressed- even if it is just pressed once ...
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1answer
7k views

Windows 7 can't access shared folder on Windows Server 2003

I have a Windows Server 2003 in my local network, made a shared folder with permissions for the specific user. But the user can't access this shared folder from other Windows 7 PCs on the network. I ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Reassociating profile with domain

I have a Windows 7 machine that has been part of a Windows 2003 SBS domain for well over a year now. When I arrived back to work today from about two weeks off, I powered up my machine and tried to ...
3
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2answers
426 views

File Transfer using RDP Client

Why can I copy & paste files via the clipboard between client and server when connected to Windows Server 2008 without having to share drives, but not with Windows Server 2003?
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0answers
1k views

Windows 7 clients cannot access shares on server 2003

We just installed a suite of Windows 7 Pro 64 bit machines with a Server 2003 Domain Controller. For some reason the W7 machine cannot connect to the User shares on our DC. e.g. admin account: root ...
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1answer
3k views

Windows 7 Cached Credentials - No Logon Server. Can't Log In

I recently transferred my domain controller over to another Windows 2003 server. The old one was retired and disconnected from the network. I have since found that I can no longer log into my laptop ...
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0answers
429 views

Access intranet via VPN from Windows 7 Home Premium SBS2003

Our office runs SBS2003 and I have always been able to access 'http://companyweb' via VPN. I have now bought a new laptop that runs Windows 7 Home Premium. I am able to connect via VPN. However i can ...
3
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1answer
175 views

I'm replacing some coworkers' old (Win XP) PCs with new ones (Win 7). They only login via the network domain. Will all files/settings transfer?

So, four coworkers of mine are getting new Windows 7-installed machines to replace their ancient Windows XP ones. All of these users login to the (Windows Server 2003) domain for mail and files, etc., ...
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1answer
63 views

New type of backup system

I'm currently using Windows based backup system. However, I would like something that makes accessing files easier so I can access files individuality and restore them and not have them all locked up ...
1
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0answers
212 views

VMware P2V on HDD with 2 OS - “How hack” Windows 7 System Partition (100mb)

Hi I have HDD with bad sectors. I would like use p2v from VMware. On HDD is installed Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003. HDD is divided into these partition: C - Windows Server 2003 D - Windows 7 ...
0
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1answer
141 views

Misaligned active window capture in Remote Desktop

Recently I need to to do some reports by capturing the active window within Remote Desktop (mstsc.exe). The capture was done using Alt+PrintScreen but the resulting captured image is misaligned, 6 ...
0
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1answer
539 views

How to create a VPN between a Host and VMWare VMs?

I have a set of machines as follows My home laptop running Win7 Ultimate with internet connection. A vmware workstation vm running Windows Server 2003 Standard edition server in my laptop w/o ...
0
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1answer
381 views

Slow Samba / Share File Access on Lan - how to find out what's going on

Here at home I have a small lan with basically all devices in the main home office being connected via ethernet / cable to one gigabit switch, wlan devices over an apple airport extreme (this one also ...
0
votes
1answer
322 views

Windows Server 2003 blocking local port

I'm using Windows 7. I'm trying to do remote debugging with Visual Studio 2010 on another computer in the same LAN on a Windows 2003 network, but I cannot seem to connect to the other computer (which ...
1
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1answer
8k views

How to change TCP “time wait” delay in Windows 7 / 2008 Server?

Windows Server 2003 "offers two methods of controlling TIME-WAIT behavior." The TcpTimedWaitDelay registry value under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters ...
3
votes
2answers
8k views

How do I configure ODBC DSNs in Windows Server 2003 and Windows 7?

I haven't done this in quite a while, but years ago I have set up DSNs for an ODBC connection using Windows 2000 and maybe Windows XP. I remember there being a Data Sources or ODBC icon to click in ...
2
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1answer
430 views

Remove Windows Firewall requirement for adding printers

Is there a way to remove the requirement Windows 7 has to have the firewall enabled to add a shared printer to the computer?
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1answer
793 views

“Permission denied” when installing printer driver on Windows Server 2003 domain workstation

I have a Windows Server 2003 domain running with 30+ workstations. I have a couple of network printers that are on the AD. These are shared (everyone has print permissions). When I try to install a ...
2
votes
3answers
3k views

How can I run a VM of Windows Server 2003 on Windows 7?

I want to create a VM of Windows Server 2003 on my Windows 7 laptop, in order to run SAP-BI applications on Windows 7. The total size of Server 2003 is 260GB. (SAP-BI is installed in Server 2003) ...
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2answers
3k views

RDP slower when connecting a Windows 7 Ultimate to Server 2003?

I have a successful RDP connection on Windows XP Professional to Windows Server 2003 at a remote site. I setup another machine running Windows 7 Ultimate. although I am able to get connection, ...
0
votes
2answers
262 views

Windows 7 network connection

On our company's network of 3 windows 2003 servers and 2 dozen or so XP machines, we have had to add 3 windows7 machines. The network is setup as a workgroup, not a domain. After a couple of weeks of ...
0
votes
1answer
138 views

how to add windows 7 ultimate enabled with bitlocker into windows 2003 domain?

I would like to add a windows 7 ultimate system enabled with bitlocker on to a windows 2003 server domain controller and I am not sure how to accomplish this. Can someone let me know the steps to be ...
2
votes
4answers
525 views

How do I format the whole disk after using my machine?

Is there any light utility that can format the whole disk including OS drive? I need to erase sensitive data after using the machine.
2
votes
3answers
22k views

Using temp roaming profile in windows 7 after removing local directory

I am trying to successfully implement Windows 7 roaming profiles. I added the share on my server 2003 server in active directory, logged in on my Windows 7 computer which is joined to the domain and ...
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2answers
2k views

MSDTC on server x is unavailable

I have Windows Server 2003 running in a virtual machine, running some software that is trying to update a database within transactions on my Windows 7 machine (the host for the VM). On my host I have ...
1
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1answer
615 views

Can't ping server 2k3 machine from win7 machine

For some reason I can't connect to or ping a server 2k3 (enterprise) machine I just setup from my windows 7 machine. I use DD-wrt with a wrt54g v4 router, and I've assigned them both static leases ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Windows 7 doesn't connect to mapped drives at start up

We are testing Windows 7 (32bit version) and logon to a windows 2003 domain that runs a logon script whichs maps our drive letters. We have no control over the domain. Of our 7 test users, 5 ...
0
votes
1answer
851 views

Network share not always available on Windows 2003

we have a windows 2003 server with a shared directory/folder. I've seen this thread but this wasn't any help: The specified network name is no longer available I have a ping -t running from 3 pc's ...
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votes
3answers
777 views

Hiding folders from Specific Users

I use computers in a shared house, the computers are running Windows 7 and Windows Vista and are connected to a network with Windows Server 2003 as the DC. I want to hide certain folders from other ...
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1answer
1k views

Problems with mouse on Microsoft Virtual PC on Windows 7

I am currently moving from windws XP to Windows 7. I have a Windows 2003 VPC, that I previously ran using virtual PC on the Windows XP machine, without any problems. I am using Hardware ...
1
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1answer
832 views

Windows 2003 Admin Pack - Version/Replacement compatable with Win 7 Pro 32-bit

I just upgraded my laptop from XP Pro to Win 7 Pro 32-bit version and I need to install the Windows Server 2003 Administration Tools Pack but the site and the installer say it is not compatible with ...
0
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1answer
774 views

Windows 7: Server disappearing from Network window

I am running a small (three computer) network on a Windows Server 2003 domain. All of the computers were just upgraded to Windows 7. Since the upgrade, the icon for the domain server periodically ...
2
votes
2answers
9k views

Windows 7 loses access to network drives

Ok this is an odd one, but is happening often enough its getting quite annoying. I recently installed Windows 7 on my work computer (about 2 months ago) and every so often I lose access to network ...