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FORFILES not deleting files in subdirectory

Below is my forfiles one-liner: FORFILES /P "X:\LOGS\HS" /S /M *.log /D -1 /C "CMD /C del /Q @FILE"qq ~q Although I have the /S option to delete log files in X:\LOGS\HS, there are several ...
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Internal drive does not appear in the Recycle Bin Properties

Windows 2003 Server, 2GB internal NTFS drive. It's not showing on the recycle bin properties. How do I fix this?
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CDX currupt index file & Windows 2003 Server

We're experiencing almost everyday database index corruption on Windows Server 2003. I wonder if it can be somehow connected with caching or other server settings. We are running an old application ...
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Prevent Windows 2003 blue screen upon boot after changing to RAID?

Here's what's happening. I havent been using hardware RAID on my motherboard, but since I got new disks today I changed from normal SATA to RAID and rebooted. I set up the RAID, three disks, one of ...
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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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How to obtain printed page count if no web-gui or driver-gui is available to show it

I am curious if windows print servers can keep a count of the printed pages sent to it? Can an individual PC (WinXP+)? Is there some secret command you can send it (with telnet, dos, etc)? I searched &...
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Retrieving DNS information of the localhost DNS information

In Windows, I find it somewhat difficult to access localhost dns server at localhost machine. I am finding no easy command line tool and so on. So is there any command line tool that allows me to ...
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How can people from a different VLAN join another VLAN's Active Directory? [closed]

I have two VLANs: uservlan servervlan (where DC Server 2003, webserver exists). I'm using Active Directory. Since the DC is on a different network (VLAN), how do people from uservlan join the ...
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Window Terminal Server 2003 - unique user directories on server

We have an older PC network application that was written that requires that each user have their own unique C:\prog_dir\. On networked PCs this is not a problem with with Terminal Server, all our RDP ...
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Web server not loading pages in VirtualBox

I'm using VirtualBox. I had two Windows Server 2003 PCs (SRV1 and SRV2), one for DNS(SRV1) and one as a webserver (IIS)(SRV2). I put some HTML page under the default website. But when browsing I'm ...
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How to stream videos/music from Windows Server 2003 to Xbox 360?

On my Win7 laptop, I add the media to Windows Media Player and allow my library to be shared, but in the outdated Windows Server 2003, I can't figure out how to stream anything. Windows Media Player ...
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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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Is it possible to give the RDC server more CPU priority?

I use a Windows Server 2003 machine for some CPU-intensive tasks. I'm wondering, is there any way of giving the Remote Desktop Connection server more priority, so that it doesn't hang while the server ...
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Access to shared drives on file server fails around 2 PM every day

I have a file server running Windows Server 2003. Our QuickBooks company files are hosted there for multi-user network access. Everyday around 2 PM, when our accountant tries to switch between company ...
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Script to log off users from a terminal server

I would like to log off all users from my terminal server (running Windows Server 2003) at 7 PM every night. What script might I use that will accomplish this? Thanks, in advance, for your help!
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Window XP should Login with only 1 user created on Windows Server 2003 [closed]

As I have many user on my server, I have created a domain. I want my system to Login with only 1 specific username and password and not by others. Which policy should be applied?
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Equallogic two subnet's iscsi conection

I buy one Dell Equallogic PS 6010, and don't buy fiber switch. There are 3 servers, a domain controler with other financial software and yet another with sql server and IIS. The DC and SQL server is ...
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How to create connectivity between Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP client

On virtual PC I have installed Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. I created a domain on Windows Server 2003 and I want to add domain on Windows XP. How to do this process?
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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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opening Windows server folders as simply as local

I have few servers (in different domains) where I can copy files from another server only - let me call it "X". If I want to copy any file from my personal computer, I connect to "X" through Total ...
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Backup/Convert existing Windows Server 2003 install to VHD for use in Hyper-V

So I have a dev server running Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise 32 Bit SP2 R2. Here are the system specs Motherboard Intel S5520HC CPU x2 Intel Xeon L5520 (Quad Core @ 2.27 GHz per core, 16 ...
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Windows elevated user rights for limited time

I have a task which includes adding an user(s) to local Administrator group and Remote Desktop group in Windows 2003 or Windows 2008 servers. However I have to grant these rights for alimited time, ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server HP Proliant server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server / HPML350 G5 server? I have currently commenced working at a new company which is using Win 2003 server. I am able to ...
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mstsc process takes more than 2 GB of RAM on a the remote machine

From time to time on a remote server (64-bit) I find that it's RAM (4GB) being filled up. When I check the processes list in the task manager I find the mstsc taking very low amount of RAM but If I ...
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Keyboard and mouse not working in Windows 2003 Server / HPML350 G5 server?

I have currently commenced working at a new company which is using Windows Server 2003. I am able to remote desktop into the server and it all works fine. The only problem is if I go to the server ...
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Remote Desktop will connect but not display window

I'm having a strange issue with Remote Desktop on a particular server running Windows Server 2003. It seems to connect fine but just when you would expect it to launch the window it goes back to the ...
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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 ...
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Adding another print queue to same printer “Win 2003 server”

So as topic mentions, I have a print server on a Windows 2003 Server Installed on that that I have a Xerox Workstation 7345. I wish to create another print queue on that Xerox Workstation.. so I ...
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Windows Server Scheduled Tasks not running even though it says it is

If I run the batch file manually it works, but when the scheduled tasks runs it (which runs every ten minutes all day long), it never runs but it says it does, there is also no errors Here is the ...
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Identifying Windows Server versions

I am making an inventory for software at my workplace, I am having trouble figuring out the various versions of Windows Server OSes. Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 - Is ...
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Windows route add error

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>route print IPv4 Route Table Interface List 0x1 ........................... MS TCP Loopback interface 0x10003 ...00 14 22 10 7f ea ...... Intel(R) PRO/...
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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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Install Sony Vegas 10 on Windows 2003

When I try to install Sony Vegas 10e on Windows 2003 the setup says it's not supported and aborts. The same setup supports Windows XP SP3, so it should work on Windows 2003 Server R2 SP2 fully updated ...
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How many cores can windows 2003 support?

Windows 2003 DataCenter x64 supports up-to 64 physical processors. Support Microsoft Now what does this exactly mean ? Number of logical CPUs or the number of physical processors i.e. four intel i7s (...
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Transfering files using remote desktop Windows Server 2003

I am trying to transfer files between the two Windows Server 2003 computers. I have already looked online and have selected the Disk Drives option Local Drives in the Local Resources tab. I still ...
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Run windows batch file from ssh login - env vars missing

I am trying to run a windows batch file from a ssh login. I have successfully installed cygwin w/ OpenSSH on the server (windows 2003). I can log in and run the file, but the file does not run ...
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How can I increase the number of PCs a specific user can join to a domain?

All the articles regarding this issue suggest to change the ms-DS-MachineAccountQuota attribute, which affects all the authenticated users. Is there any way to change this value, or even better ...
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How can I tell what outbound ports are blocked (Windows 2003)?

I'm trying to troubleshoot a custom application that lives inside of a firewall on an enterprise network running Windows 2003 server. Our application uses PHP/cURL to send XML data to a publicly ...
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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 ...
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How can I create a desktop shortcut from a logon script?

Using Active Directory with Windows 2003 and Windows XP boxes as clients, is it possible to run a script on start up so no matter where a user logs in at the script will create a desktop short cut ...
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Multiple Remote Desktop Sessions with Windows

I'm using Active Directory with Windows XP clients and Server 2003 as the AD. Is there a way to allow a local user to be logged in and allow an admin to login as well without one of the sessions being ...
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Is it better to run OpenSSH in cygwin or freesshd (on Windows Server 2003)

I found an article on Petri that explains how to install OpenSSH to Windows via cygwin. I know that OpenSSH is basically the standard SSH server for *nix distros and was wondering if that means it's ...
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Why is Automatic Updates setting on Windows Server 2003 resetting itself?

I've recently noticed that one of the servers I manage is resetting the "Automatic Updates" setting. I'm not sure how frequently or when this is occurring, but I log in to the server about every other ...
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Create network shares via command line with specific permissions

This is sort of a two-pronged question. I am developing an application that will need to be able to create network shares in Windows Server 2003 via the command line. So, firstly, how do I create ...
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How can I simultaneously run two instances of Firefox on different computers using the same profile?

I have a roaming profile set up for myself on my network (via Group Policy based redirection of My Docs and Desktop). Sometimes, I need to access a remote computer via RDC with the same credentials I ...
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WS2003 + IIS = Untrusted Certificate

I have configured a Windows 2003 server to allow SSL access from the Internet, particularly to enable so called Outlook Web Access, that is browse Exchange Server data from the Internet. Following ...
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Is there a way to see the deleted file “trace”?

I want to check if someone/something deleted files in our server (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2) even beyond the deletion in the recycle bin. Is there any way I can view the trace of the deleted ...
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Where is the default restore point in windows 2003 server?

I installed some server software in my system on windows server 2003 OS, but it is corrupted. Now I want to restore the OS, to get to the state like a fresh OS copy installed. But I didn't find the ...
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How to schedule task with custom date in Windows server 2003?

I want schedule the task to run every 9th, 19th, 23rd, 30th, 6th of a month. However the task scheduler wizard only has the options of daily, weekly, monthly and just once. Can I create the task from ...
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Folder/File permission transfer between alike file structure

So my company has recently upgraded to a new SAN but the person who copied all the data over must have done a drag n' drop or basic copy to move everything. Apparently Xcopy is not something he cared ...