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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Cannot remove encryption from files on Windows 2008 R2

I have noticed that all of my web application files turned green color, which means they are encrypted. I have never applied encryption to these files. When I right-click the file, then go to ...
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ODBCAD.exe same datasource in system32 and syswow64

Currently i want to proof, which odbc data sources are configurated on a windows server 2008 R2 machine. When i open system32/odbcad32.exe and SysWow64/odbcad32.exe, they contains the same sources (64-...
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Denied user shows recent logon time

We have a terminal server that is restricted to specific users via an Active Directory group. One user had access, but back in March 2015, his access was removed. When I run Get-WmiObject -class ...
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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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How can I automate zipping and deletion of directories using built-in Windows Server Zip?

I am looking to get some up-to-date advice on how to automate the following process within Windows Server (no 3rd-party utils can be used).. Zip directories (sometimes nested e.g. daily_stuff/...
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Hiding the desktop on Remote Desktop connection?

I have RDP currently set to launch a program upon connection but I don't want the user to be able to see the desktop at all, just run the one program. Any way to do this? RDP host is Windows Server ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issue

We are running a windows 2008 r2 server, which previously allowed 2 rdp connections. When a 3rd person would connect you'd get a prompt to disconnect one of the other users. As of today this prompt ...
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ACT!: Resolution of the dependency failed, type=“Act.UI.ActApplication”,name="

Issue Resolution of the dependency failed, type="Act.UI.ActApplication",name="".Exception message is: the current build operation (build key Build Key{Act.UI.ActApplication,null}) failed: The process ...
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Will Windows notify me if there is a S.M.A.R.T warning?

If there are S.M.A.R.T. warnings, will Windows (7, 2008 Server) notify me that the disk may die soon? Or do I need to install some 3rd party notification software?
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Mac client on AD domain - individual folder redirection

I'm trying to configure a home network with Windows 2008R2 and Windows 7 / Mac Mountain Lion clients. I have a separate NAS drive, which I want to host all home folders as well as a central store of ...
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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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Could not connect to remote MSSQL server

I am having a Microsoft Azure cloud server with Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter operating system and I have a web application running in it. I use this server as a testing server and hence no reserved IP ...
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Getting “System error 1067” when installing OpenSSH

I try to install this OpenSSH package on windows Server 2008 R2. I applied all steps (except the firewall one) and all passed succesfully. When I try this command net start sshd I get this ...
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Why do UDP Packets stop being sent if TTL Expire message received?

I have a program that sends UDP packets to devices as part of a task. If during this task, any of the targeted IP addresses causes a TTL Expired packet to be received, the program can no longer get ...
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'New' disappeared from all the context menus in Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (SP2) machine. Today onwards 'New' option disappeared from all the context menus. Because of this I cannot create a new folder, text document, word document or anything....
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Cannot ping this one mail address

I have set up a new computer running server 2008. this server does AD/DHCP and DNS. I am having this strange issue on all my clients computers. They were all complaining that they were not able to ...
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Windows 2012 r2 shutdown randomly

I've been suffering a while from a problem on IBM server having windows 2012 R2 with RDS and Hyper V developers are using RDS to connect on this machine or on the Hyper V virtual servers the Visual ...
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Virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard

I have a Virtual Machine that is currently configured with Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and 8 cores are being allocated to the machine through Vsphere. (8 virtual sockets and 1 core per socket). ...
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how to increase number of remote desktop connections through registry or command line?

I want to increase number of remote desktop connections through automation.(number of sessions, overall not for single user). I can do this manually by from here. Double click Limit number of ...
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Creating an ssh tunnel over http_proxy for software activation

Environment: Corporate internal network, with only a proxy server and proxy authentication as a window out. Installing a piece of software on Windows Server 2008 R2 (or 2012 R2). Scenario: I have ...
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How to fix FTP Login Error?

After setting up FTP account for user the following message appears after trying to login to Filezilla: Response: 530 User cannot log in, home directory inaccessible. Error: Critical error: ...
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Get-VM for a hyper-v , what are the differecnes between VMName & Name

I want to get a list of VMS for a Hyper-V server, so I run the following command , to get the VMs details inside hyper-v server named "hyperV01":- PS C:\Windows\system32> Invoke-Command -...
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Windows 10 on 2008 R2 Hyper-V - No network adapter

i have an Windows Server 2008 R2 which is running as an Hyper-V host here. I tried to migrate a Windows 10 physical notebook to an Hyper-V guest by using the Disk2Vhd tool from Technet. It's booting ...
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IIS Connection from VPN Remote Server

I have a website hosted on IIS Web Server on my Windows Server. The website is running on port: 7777. Telnet from the remote server is working on this port. But when they try to make HTTPPostRequest ...
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Network internet temporary used with account for each customer

I am IT technical support in a school We have internet shared over WIFI we have 2 essid ,1 used for employees and managment to share folders on network and 2nd ine used for teachers and employees to ...
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Don't understand why I need an elevated token to access a folder with full access

I've searched around for this, and all I can find is the usual "i'm an admin but need to elevate" kind of questions. This isn't quite the same. I have a D drive on a file server (2008 r2 and same ...
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How to remove groups from ntfs directories and files via command line ? (Win 2008r2)

I need to remove a group from an ntfs directory (win 2008 R2) via the command line. I've tried the windows "icacl" command and have removed the permissions, but the group/sid remains. Is there a way ...
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What happens with existing data drives after reinstalling WHS 2011?

It should be possible to exchange the motherboard (incl. CPU, RAM, GPU) of a WHS 2011 machine without reinstalling. You only need to install the new driver and deinstall the old ones. Is this a good ...
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Large zip files content is corrupted when unziped using windows explore

We have a large zip file (25GB) containing mosty pdfs and png files. (about 150000 files) When we unzip the file using windows explore some of the content is corrupted. Some png files shows content ...
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Open a specific application on user login in windows

I am working on an application. My requirement is to open a specific application whenever a user logs in, so the workflow is something like this : I have a cloud machine setup at amazon ec2 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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Windows - how to install one program but have the ability to swap its settings/licenses (container?) [duplicate]

This is an odd one to explain, bear with me. We have a program, call it Program-A. We run this program on our Windows machines on behalf of customers, but each customer has their own license for it. ...
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Replace Normal.dotm via GPO not working

I don't even want to ask as it seems such a simple problem, but I fear I have to as none of the google suggestions worked for me. I am trying to replace the "Normal.dotm" file which is located in %...
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Does PulseAudio work on Windows just like on Linux?

When I'm searching something like this on Google all I'm seeing are only pages with keywords [linux, pulseaudio]. I mean ability to configure output stream of one app to be redirected to input stream ...
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I want to remove file & directories from a directory

I had a directory on a windows 2003 server called e:\Transfer. Once a week I would delete everything within the \transfer directory and then copy the contents from the \transfer directory on another ...
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Cannot connect to SQL Server 2008 R2 from 3rd party program

I am running SQL 2008 R2 on a pc. I usually connect to a server instance from a 3rd party program all on the same machine, but suddenly I cannot connect. When I try I get message about network ...
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How to give directory path while creating RDP Session?

I'hv been trying to connect Motorola MC9090 with windows CE 5.0 loaded on it to Windows server 2008R2, which is giving error as below: "The filename, directory name, or syntax is incorrect" But If I ...
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How to install Windows Mobile Device centre with License accepted in Silent mode

I have installed Windows Mobile Device centre with following code silently. driver_setup.exe /quiet /i drvupdate-amd64.msi After installation complets, i tried in launching the Windows Mobile ...
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GPO mapping network drive to multiple groups and location

I am trying to link multiple network drive based on their groups, to their local server. We have multiple file sharing server on each sites, all are mirror of another server at another sites. So, I ...
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Deploy Retail Windows Images on WDS?

I have 10 laptops I would like to upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 10. They're not old but for some reason my friend installed Windows Vista on them... Anyway, my home server is running Windows ...
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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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How do I remove a folder structure in Server 2008 while keeping the parent? [duplicate]

I'm trying to delete a series of sub folders while keeping the parent folder. I am helping to set this up in a .cmd file that runs once a machine is sysprepped upon cloning. The only thing I have come ...
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how to disable feature that opened port 445 on windows server?

I'm trying to disable services that I do not need, to improve latency and improve security. I found that port 445 is still open by doing telnet on localhost and port 445. As I do not need port 445, I ...
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Windows Firewall Blocking Allowed Ports

Client is Win 7 x64 Server is Server 2008 R2 I have the following setup and having an issue with firewall that I am quite perplexed about. Client 10.x.x.1 is trying to access active data on remote ...
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make environment variable available inside cmd script in windows

I am running a script like below, but the environment variable path does not contain C:\tmp inside script.cmd, how to make it available? Os is windows. cmd.exe /c "set path=%path%;C:\tmp && ...
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Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote

“Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote Desktop Connection” When you try to install an MSI through an RDP connection you could get the “Windows Installer does not permit ...
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Can't send or receive mails with Mdaemon

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Mdaemon(v 10) installed. until today I have been unable to send or receive emails from/to any of provider such as yahoo, gmail, outlook, exchange... I have tried ...
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Extremely slow VPN connection between Windows 10 client and Windows 2008 R2 Server

After a bit of hassle setting up and configuring my VPN connection on Windows 10, I finally got it connecting to our Windows 2008 R2 server using RRAS. When establishing the connection, it connects ...
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Access Mask filter in Event log XML not working

I'm trying to monitor folder creations and deletions using a filesystem auditing and a custom XML filter in the Windows Event Viewer. The XML is as below: <QueryList> <Query Id="0" Path="...
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Why is the total file and folder sizes in drive C: different from the folder size in Properties?

I have two different reports on the size of C: on Windows Server 2008 R2, by clicking the properties of C:, it shows 86.0 GB for "used space"; by selecting all contents (I have setup to view all ...