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21 views

Need to deny write access to an entire disk for a specific group

I'm developing an app on Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2, which in turn calls Matlab. Because the scripts that Matlab runs could be uploaded by someone other than myself, I want to run them as sand-boxed ...
0
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1answer
56 views

Locking and Terminating User Sessions via Group Policy settings

To conform with some new security requirements, my company is implementing Group Policy solutions to existing security vulnerabilities. My current assignment is to find and implement Group Policy ...
2
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1answer
55 views

Windows Networking - Treat two subnets as one network

We have an existing (old) network (10.0.0.0/24) and we're trying to add another (new) subnet (20.0.0.0/24) using a Cisco 2901 router. I added the appropriate routes and tested everything out. We're ...
0
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0answers
79 views

Windows Login Script ignore UAC

I have a GPO that will launch a Startup Script for a .exe(Install Shield) silent unattended setup. However the user is currently being prompted to allow program due to UAC. I want a true unattended ...
0
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0answers
58 views

Copying between a remote share on Win2008R2 and Windows 7 is unbearably SLOW

I manage servers in 3 remote locations. Copying files from my workstation (Windows 7) and the remote servers (Windows 2008R2) is painfully slow. Yes my network card drivers are up to date, yes I can ...
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1answer
76 views

Prevent a Task Scheduler to run at Windows Startup [duplicate]

To test the computer hardware, I have used Task Scheduler in Windows Server 2008 R2 to automatic reboot the computer direct after startup. I have now done many reboots to verify the hardware, and ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Best practice: Shared Folders Server 2008

I like the idea of remote profiles that users keep a local copy of their profile on their machine. So if the server malfunctions they'd still have access to their files. Now, is there something ...
0
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1answer
126 views

migrate roaming profile from server 2008 R2 Foundation to Server 2012 R2 Standard

Does anyone know of a sane way to migrate roaming user profiles from 2008 to 2012? I can not seem to get it working. I've tried: robocopy FSMT cp -R Joining new domain, logging in, copying old ...
1
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1answer
118 views

Remote Desktop Connection Randomly cannot connect

I manage a number of remote servers through sonicwall VPN connections, I have been having issues when switching between sites. So for example I log off the remote desktop session on server A, swap ...
0
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1answer
125 views

How to backup RAID 0 larger than 2TB?

I have a situation. I use 2 1TB drives as RAID 0 for my C drive, but when I make a windows image backup to a single drive, I got an I/O error which means that the drive I'm trying to back up can't be ...
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2answers
126 views

How can I determine who is connected to event log remotely?

Is there a way to figure out which user and/or which computer is remotely accessing my computer's Windows event log files? These accesses are locking applications on the local computer and thereby ...
0
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0answers
25 views

Network Permissions, Traversing Folders, Command Line

I am trying to delete a text file from my command line in a directory that exists in a Failover cluster in a Windows 2008 R2 server, to which I am connected over my corporate network. I have all ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Copying Files Restores Old Versions

I am trying to copy some files to a folder. The folder already has some files with the same names (e.g. abc.exe, abc.dll, abc.rdb). While each file is being copied, I can see the modified date change ...
0
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1answer
3k views

How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

When I user remote desktop to connect to a Window 7 Professional computer (using win7 pro RDP) it first prompts me for my password: after successfully authenticating there, it connects to the ...
0
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0answers
48 views

Restrict access to remote machines via computer management or hyper-v manager

Currently any user in the network can access any server by opening the computer manager, action, access other machine. The same is true for the hpyer-v manager and my be some other management tools. ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows remote desktop keyboard mapping issue

We use Windows Remote Desktop to access our business system where they launch our business app directly via RemoteApp -- in other words, they don't actually launch the desktop environment, only the ...
0
votes
1answer
345 views

Is there a Windows equivalent to OS X's “folder actions”?

The Mac has a very nifty feature called folder actions which allow a script to be run every time a folder's contents change. Is there any equivalent to this functionality built in to Windows? I'm ...
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votes
1answer
81 views

Dot net exe rename error in server

We are using "VB .Net" programs installed in server which is running Windows server 2003 R2. We can rename ".Net" exe files in server even if those files kept open in client PCs which are running on ...
0
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0answers
213 views

Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008 RDP Successful login but black screen

So I'm trying to RDP into my Windows Server but it won't work correctly and it is driving me insane and I don't get why this is happening. I have and iPad with the Microsoft RDP program, my windows 7 ...
1
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1answer
111 views

Dual boot Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

New to the forum, but hopefully someone here can help. My girlfriend is doing a course at university and as part of that course she needs a virtual environment set up at home so she can practice. ...
0
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0answers
143 views

Setting Up Single Sign On with Active Directory

I need help setting up Active Directory with Single Sign On. I think this may be called Kerberos. I have a simple requirement in that I have 3 types of users: guest,operator, and admin. I would life ...
0
votes
2answers
161 views

Unable to Remote Desktop over VPN

Really strange. I am able to Remote Desktop over VPN to one of the servers (xxx.xxx.xxx.26), but not to another (xxx.xxx.xxx.27). The servers are on the same subnet. The funny part is that if I ...
0
votes
1answer
606 views

Removing Search Box from the Start Menu without disabling indexing

I have a Server 2008 R2 Terminal Services Box (Though solutions for Windows 7 should work fine) which used Desktop Experience to give a Windows 7 style to the end user: I've been asked to remove ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Getting Loggedin username for Windows 7 remotely

I have few PC at remote locations. I would like to know the user who is currently logged in to those machines. Is there a way I can get this information remotely? I have access to AD, SCCM.
0
votes
1answer
126 views

Share and NTFS Permissions Issue

I am facing a domain level issue, the problem description is; I try to create a folder and Named "Folder 1" and share it with every one with "Read" permissions only. I created another folder inside ...
0
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4answers
10k views

how to change standard user account to local administrator

I disconnect my windows 7 computer from the domain and now I all I have is a STANDARD user account(no administrator local account). And I lost all the data of that account. When I tried to access that ...
0
votes
0answers
144 views

Paper size in paper setup of Excel 2010 grayed out

i have a workstation with a network printer installed that i use to RDP to another machine. while the printer works fine on the host, within the RDP session the redirected printer seems to gray out ...
0
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0answers
294 views

Remove Drive Map GPOs that are no longer being applied

I have a Windows 7 64-bit Pro laptop that had some GPOs on it (user and computer) for various things including some drive mappings that the laptop won't be able to access from its normal location. I ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Windows 2008 Folder redirection doesn't seem to work for some folders - Group Policy propagation issue

Tearing my hair out - hoping someone can spot my (probably obvious) mistake: I'm setting up a home LAN running Windows 2008 R2 with Windows 7 Ultimate clients. I'm trying to redirect the various ...
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1answer
1k views

user changing last name and alias in exchange 2010

User wants to change her last name and alias (since the last name is part of the alias) on a network powered by Exchange Server 2010. If I change the alias from exchange console/user/properties tab, ...
0
votes
1answer
302 views

IPMI Power Commands for Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm in the process of developing an internal app for my team that allows them to power up systems remotely using the remote computer's IPMI interface. I noticed that there is a Linux command ...
1
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1answer
2k views

To what group “NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM” user belongs to?

Today I've found that the LOCALSYSTEM user inherits permissions from the Administrators group. Am I right? I didn't see it in the Administrators group. I tried to find some details about the SYSTEM ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Unexpected access to \c$ share from windows virtualbox guest to host

I'm using VirtualBox 4.2.6 on Windows 7 host. I have Windows 2008 R2 guest using NAT. My host uses 192.168.100.115 IP address and is part of the domain. Guest is using two NAT adapters (10.0.2.15 and ...
0
votes
1answer
400 views

Make files open with a certain app on Windows client machines

At work I am running Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit and all the clients are Windows 7 32-bit. I would like all ISO files to open automatically with VLC player when double clicked. At the moment if I ...
1
vote
1answer
328 views

webdav: adding office 365 location doesn't work

I'm trying to add a documentlibrary from office 365 sharepoint in my MS Server 2008 R2 as networklocation, but it tells me it is an invalid networklocation (which it isn't as I can enter it in windows ...
1
vote
1answer
718 views

Network Drives disconnecting, account currently disables

User machine is Windows 7 32bit, server is 2K8R2. I have a user who will have her network drives disconnected (big red x). Double clicking them gives: Locking/unlocking will work at times, ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

'This computer does not have enough space for temporary files…' error 0x80070103

I am trying to install windows server 2008 r2 a computer with multiple drives. My c drive has 3gb space, and I have 2 other hardrives with more than 100gb space. The error is telling me I need about ...
0
votes
1answer
186 views

VPN Server not accepting all traffic

I have a server where I host my VPN (Windows Server 2008 R2) and I can access all the websites that are hosted on the same server, but any time I try and make an internet request, the connection ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

Printer Drivers on a Server

It's a query more than a problem. As we know Windows Update houses lots of drivers for Printers by default, and when adding a local printer, you can merely select from that list, point it to an TCP/IP ...
1
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0answers
119 views

Create a VPN Reflector to connect from laptop to home network via server in cloud

Is is possible to use a Windows Server 2008 r2 Datacenter edition server in the cloud to route a VPN connection from my laptop via the server so that I can connect to my computers at home without ...
0
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0answers
651 views

Requested security information is either unavailable

So basically we have a client whom on their Fileserver, contains a shared application which is their client management software which everyone runs. However there is one user which gets the following ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Access is denied on mklink

I am trying to get a symlink working over a network drive. I have already tried suggestions on questions already asked, such as running as administrator and checking if the directory already exists. ...
3
votes
1answer
8k views

How can I use WSUS in a Windows Workgroup?

Essentially I was wondering if it's possible to use the local gpedit.msc on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008R2 machines to configure clients to use a workgroup based WSUS installation. With this - I ...
0
votes
1answer
134 views

Patch and Application Management Software

I recently downloaded a trial of GFI LanGuard for my home network (Server box, 6 PC's, and a couple of laptops, all in a workgroup) to take control of Patch Management and Application updates ...
0
votes
2answers
613 views

Windows 7 Professional or Windows Small Business Server 2011

If a user just simply needs a file server for 6 people, and to connect to a shared printer, is Windows 7 going to be enough? I know Windows 7 allows for 20 connections, which should be enough for this ...
0
votes
2answers
861 views

Need suggetion on installing Windows Server on Windows 7 laptop

I recently bought a laptop with Windows 7 for software development. Unfortunately, Windows 7 Home Basic comes with a limited version of IIS which is not sufficient for development. I would like to ...
1
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1answer
546 views

Windows Server 2008 r2 won't accept local connections via IP but external connections are fine?

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running remote desktop for me to connect to from my Windows 7 laptop when I am out of the office. So when I am at home, I can log into the server using remote desktop ...
0
votes
1answer
350 views

VMWare Workstation and Virtual Box wont install Windows 2008R2, same error: CD Driver missing

I am trying to install Windows 2008 R2 with SP1 in a virtualized host on Windows 7. I have tried VMWare 7 and Virtual Box, but both give me the same error: Any tips what I can do? I've ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

How can I stop the remote computer from changing my keyboard layout?

Whenever I open an RDP connection to a remote machine, that machine will be using the English (EN) keyboard layout and I have to constantly switch it back to German. I use a customized keyboard ...
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votes
1answer
215 views

Transfer Windows Server partition to Macbook Air…?

Basically the problem is. I currently have a HP Elitebook 8530p running Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 and dual boot with Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1 to run 4 virtual machines with Hyper-V. I'm going ...