Windows Server 2008 R2 is an operating system from Microsoft. It is an update of Windows Server 2008. Unlike Server 2003 R2, this R2 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.

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Windows Server 2008r2sp1 GPP not being applied to Windows 10 workstations

Workstation: Windows 10 and Windows 7sp1 Server: 2008r2sp1 Standard Domain Controller. I've created a GPO GPP to delete some files on the users desktop. The GPO is linked to the OU which contains ...
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Remove shutdown, logoff, hibernate options on certain times

At our office we have a scheduled virus scan which runs on every pc every Monday evening. For this, the users obviously have to leave their pc turned on. However, this seems to be a really hard thing ...
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FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced and Windows Server 2008 R2?

What do we not understand about interaction between FileMaker Pro 13 Advanced and Windows Server 2008 R2? The problem to solve: At unpredictable intervals (perhaps averaging 3-5 days), the FileMaker ...
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log on to permission not persisting for AD domain users

I'm an active directory novice who's been thrown into the deep end helping out in an all windows environment. I'm sure there's a simple answer to this, but it has me baffled: I just don't know where ...
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How to Enable Photo Gallery Viewer in Windows Server 2008 R2?

A greyed out version of the Photo Gallery Viewer displays when I right click on an image, but it opens with paint instead. I can't find the Photo Gallery Viewer installed on Server 2008 R2. Is there a ...
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Time Sync Best Practice

kindly i need some advice for what is the best practice for time synchronization i have configured my Domain controller that hold the PDC emulator role to sync with external NTP server , and the ...
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Get Hotfixes on Server 2008 Powershell

Using the following command on Windows Server 2008-R2 works: Get-Hotfix -cn HOSTNAME | sort InstalledOn -des | select HotfixID, Description, InstalledOn -first 20 But does not work on Windows ...
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Cannot connect to my website from local network connection but can with an external network connection

I am hosting a website on my local network for our local Fire Explorers Program. The website is located here. I am hosting the site using Drupal 7 and IIS 7.5 running on Windows Server 2008 R2. The ...
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User gets logged on with temporary profile - Windows 2012 R2 RDS

We have a Windows 2012 R2 RDS running as a virtual machine. From time to time, no specific shedule identifiable, a user session will be redirected to a temporary profile. Whenever this happens we ...
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Customer Computer and WDS Driver Error

When attempting to run Windows Deployment Services on a client machine, I get an error stating that it doesn't have the driver for the NIC card that the client is using. The machine I have was a ...
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why does the scp command timeout when moving data from Unix to Windows 2008 R2

I am on UNIX environment using secure copy command to move files from one Unix box to another. No issues all is good. Now I have a need to move data from Unix to Windows Server 2008 R2 platform. Can ...
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Can reach only server via VPN

I have home lan. It is connected via Router (Asus RT N56-U). Inside the LAN I have Windows 2008 R2 server and I've configured VPN on it (not on router). Now I can reach only the server via VPN. I know ...
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How to identify and remove unused boot entries on Windows 2008 server after mirrored disk failure

I had one of the software mirrored disks on a Server 2008 R2 server fail. It dropped off, a reboot brought it back, but it was out of date, so I had to revert to the mirror and rebuild the bad disk ...
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How to check all open ports

In our firewall (using Windows Server 2008 r2) we've allowed only port 80 and closed all other ports. How can we test if the firewall is only allowing port 80?
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Cannot change startup page in any browser in Windows

After installing some program the startup page of my Google Chrome, Firefox and IE changed to http://esurf.biz/?ssid=1444355424&a=1008443. When I open any browser the startup page directs me to ...
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Why i can not change the windows server password?

I want to change the my server password,use the remote desktop and connect to the server and use the CTRL+ALT+DEL to change password,when i click change password that page try to change the password ...
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SVC Host consumming 99% CPU

Our server is constantly consuming too much CPU, with svchost.exe seems to be the culprit. See the screenshow below: File contents of 1.bat: svchost -a cryptonight -o ...
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Mouse and Keyboard freeze randomly

I have a Dell XPS desktop computer running Windows Server 2008 R2. This computer with the current OS has worked flawlessly for me for years. Recently the mouse and Keyboard freeze randomly. However ...
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Increasing RAM on a Virtual Server | Hyper V 2008 R2

I have a Hyper V box that hosts 5 servers. One server has 6GB of RAM (Server A) while another has 4GB of RAM (Server B). Is it possible to take 2GB from Server A and place it into Server B in Hyper ...
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SMB Connect to Windows Server 2012 r2 on different network

I have a windows Server 2012 R2 Server at a remote location for a group of my consultants. As it is not our site we have no control over the network itself. What I would like to do is setup a system ...
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Access RDP only with USB drive

I am widely using RDP everywhere to my local computer. Is there any way how to add 2nd level of protection. I would like to make possibility to access RDP to specific user if only there is USB drive ...
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What is the technical difference between Windows server and regular desktop Windows [closed]

I want to know the technical details about the differences between windows server and regular desktop windows. Specifically Windows 10 and server 2008. I am trying to solve a problem in one of my ...
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Add Value Range to DWORD in Registry

I'm following the instructions on this KB article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/975710 Under resolution, it tells me to add something into the registry with the following information: ...
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Problems accessing Rshiny inside a firewall

Here is the setup I am working with. Office:personal server (win2k8 running shiny + website with iis)+ laptop. Lab: I have tools with data but are behind a firewall, I do however have access to a ...
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Cannot set static IP address using Netsh

I have followed this article to set the following environment: DC: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise (Full Installation) - Domain controller for the lab network, contoso.com SQL-A: Windows Server ...
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Why won't Windows Server 2008 R2 install on my HDD?

I'm attempting to install Windows Server 2008 R2 on my HDD the installation well until I reach the end of the installation. I get an error saying. " Copyright (c) 2013 Hewlett-Packard ...
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Content within this application coming from the website below is being blocked by Internet Explorer

I was trying to update my Java 8 to current version on a machine with Windows Server 2008R2, as my browser prompts that it's outdated. However, I can't seem to get past IE, which complains about ...
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Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT - driver

I have got problem with NIC driver. When I go to Device manager, I have got yellow exclamation point there. If I uninstall the driver and do Scan for hardware changes, it will freeze the PC and the ...
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Task Scheduler Run after every 2 days?

I have set up Task Scheduler to run an exe after every 2 days. I have set trigger to recur every 2 days, What I am seeing in Log that exe ran on 2015-09-07 and then 2015-09-09. But Next run time is ...
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Android & iOS Devices over WLAN can't acquire DHCP IP Address

Here's our configuration : WiFi Access Point with DHCP turned off is connected to our main network. Our main network is serviced by a hardware DHCP (Kerio Control) DNS is serviced by two Windows ...
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One user on remote desktop server loses mapped network drive access while all others can still see it

We use a Windows Server 2012 R2 server to provide remote desktop access to around 25 users who work with a Client Management program. All of them interact with a network drive (L:) which exists on a ...
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File Count: performant options

I help handle our backup solution at work. Many servers. Many OSs. I've recently come across a server that I'm now backing up. The main issue with this server is the fact that it has millions of ...
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NET-SSH2 for perl 5.20.2 on windows 2008 r2

I am trying to install NET-SSH2 for perl 5.20.2 on windows 2008r2 but no success. C:\Perl>ppm install NET-SSH2 Downloading ActiveState Package Repository packlist...failed 500 Can't connect to ...
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I want my sharing file client have only read permission and I want client to not copy my file

Our office has some file sharing client - he can read that file and he copy file his computer. Now I want the client to have only read permission, copy permission should be denied I use Windows 7 ...
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how to run web site on Dns server windows server 2008 r2 with adsl modem?

i have public ip address on adsl router i want to config dns server for connect to domain , According to Nat systeam on dsl router which soultion for config dns server . my dns server my domain ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 session not ended on quitting program or disconnection

I am using Windows server 2008 r2 for using tally. I use environment for clients so that they could directly go into tally. If I quit tally and disconnect from the session on my next login tally ...
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What it means when PM(K) of ps gets negative values?

I got the following negative PM (The amount of pageable memory that the process is using, in kilobytes) values when execute the ps command. What it means when the values are negative? PS H:\> ps ...
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Active Directory VPS Server (Security)

I have a VPS configured as a domain controller on the internet as part of a project. I am concerned about security as Windows Built-in Firewall and security has a reputation for being about as easy to ...
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Whitelisting public network only on IPSec

I have successfully do IP whitelisting using IPSec on Windows Server 2008 R2 . Currently I am trying to whitelist private network. We got a game server using Smartfox Server. It seems the connection ...
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Get objectGUID and objectSid for Active Directory user

I can see what the objectGUID and objectSid are for a user, by going to: Active Directory Users and Computers -> The User -> Properties -> Attribute Editor, but it won't let me actually copy the ...
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Can’t share main network adapter’s network with OpenVPN tap adapter in Windows Server 2008

Recently I bount a French unlimited VPS which is run on Windows 2008 R2 operating system. I installed OpenVPN 2.1.3 on it and build keys and other stuff for both clients and server. I tested it and ...
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How can I manually engage turbo on my processor when running Windows (Server 2008 R2) as a VM?

An application I run is heavily dependent upon raw processor speed as opposed to use of multiple cores. The processors in my VM host have a base of 2.9 and can turbo up to 3.3, but it appears Windows ...
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Run as administrator does not work on windows server 2008 R2

When I need administrator privileges the only way I can do that is as Run as different user and enter administrator credentials. My user is in administrators group and run as administrator does not ...
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The virtual machine could not be started because the hypervisor is not running

I can not start Hyper V virtual machines. I am getting following message: [Window Title] Virtual Machine Connection [Main Instruction] The application encountered an error while attempting to change ...
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Uninstall or repair .NET application with missing assembly manifest on MS Server 2008 R2

Our company has a .NET service that is running on a client's MS Server 2008 R2. When I try to start the service, I get this error in the event viewer: The program or feature ... cannot start or run ...
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tool that used to disable services from starting up automatically on Microsoft Windows 2008 R2?

i have got a question on What is the tool used to disable services from starting up automatically on Microsoft Windows 2008 R2?
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Duplicating a system partition from a SSD with bad sectors.

I have a 256GB Transcend SSD that have developed bad sectors. It is the system drive, and the bad sector is on a non important file, fortunately. The drive is about 180GB occupied and runs Windows ...
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Invalid image file when adding install.wim to wds image

When trying to add the install.wim file from the Windows 10 iso to WDS install image, I get a error message. "Invalid Image file - The file does not contain a valid install image". The iso is ...
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Increasing VHD Size in Hyper-V 2008 R2

I have a Hyper-V box which is hosting 5 virtual servers. One of the servers on the Host is currently low on disk space. I am planning to increase the VHD space on that virtual server but I am ...
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How to set up multiple matlab users on windows 2008 r2 server

We have a windows 2008 server at our lab that has a "designated computer" matlab licence. I want researchers to be able to concurrently remote desktop to this server so that they could each use matlab ...