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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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. ...
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Set profile on fileserver but not let other users access the folder

OK, so I want to set the profile path and have it mapped to a drive letter, but I don't want everyone else to be able to access that folder. Just maybe admins and the actual user. ...
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can't map a network drive using RDP on Windows 2008 R2

I'm RDP-ing onto a Windows 2008 R2 server, and trying to map a network drive to it. I can ping the network drive, but when I try mapping it, I receive this error message: Windows cannot access ...
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How to I determine the bottleneck for a mapped drive that points to a physical drive on the same server

So, I know that if I copy from machine A to machine B it will be slow over a mapped drive. because it's over the network. But I'm sitting in front of a server that is setup with a mapped drive that ...
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DPI Settings on Windows 2008 Server

Is my assumption correct that changing the DPI setting on a Windows 2008 will affect all users? (The setting is per machine).
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How can I explicitly NOT login to console session?

A co-worker and I are both remotely logging into a server as the same administrative user. Is there a way to force mstsc to NOT use the console session? In other words, I'd like to login as the ...
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Set a virtual machine (Remote desktop) log out at certain point of time

I really have no idea to start from, that's why I turned in here to ask. So, there's the virtual account (Remote desktop connection on Windows) and it needs to be set to reboot or log out, i.e. every ...
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Windows symlink does not show full path?

Current pwd: C: I created a sample symlink say: mklink /j C:\a C:\b\c Thereafter after i navigate using the symlink: cd a If I execute the 'pwd' command, I see the path as C:\a Is there a ...
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VMWare Workstation VM Windows with static IP has no Internet Access

I've looked for answers first because it is probably basic e.g. http://serverfault.com/questions/220539/cannot-using-internet-in-vmware problem: on my vmware client machine (windows server 2008R2) I ...
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How to enable simultaneous access to lotus notes on a multi user VM?

I have a multi user Virtual machine which has a Windows Server 2008 R2 as an Operating System. I have installed lotus notes on the VM. We have a notes .nsf database on the server and a local copy on ...
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Traffic Route mismatch with two NIC Windows Server 2008

I have small issue on my network I have two NIC, NIC 1 Connected to the internet and local network, NIC 2 Connected to Sip Trunk Circuit (No Internet) Each one of them has different Gateway. My ...
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Determine number of installed TS cals

How can I determine how many simultaneous remote desktop / remote app users can use a particular host? Is there a better way of scripting the current amount of users logged on other than fetching the ...
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How can windows admin run a process as a normal user without providing password of the user?

I have following situation .. Bob is a windows admin. John is a normal user. Bob wants to run a process with John's user id. I can use runas , but it is prompting for password of John. Is there ...
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DCOM unable to communicate with domain

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition. I am getting the following error: Dcom unable to communicate with domain_name event id: 10009
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Xeon X3430 usable memory limit

I Installed new 4x8GB RAM chips on my Xeon X3430 that's uses Windows server 2008 r2 standard, although 32GB is shown only 16GB is usable, why?
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Possible to make user-specific setting changes when creating a new Windows user profile?

I'm configuring a Remote Desktop server, and each user account needs to have a predetermined but unique value set in a text (INI) file in %APPDATA% for a piece of software configuration. I've created ...
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Is need to set DNS in windows server in Internet?

I have a domain, I set the DNS in nic.ir Dose it need to set DNS in our server (Windows Server 2008) in DNS manager ?
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How to stop a remote desktop session from ending

We have Windows 2008 r2 servers running at the moment. If I log into the server using remote desktop connection, and then someone else tries to log into the same server while I am working on it, I ...
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want a single icon on AD user desktop on windows 2008 server r2 enterprise edition

i want to create a single shortcut icon on Active Directory user desktop. How do i create a shortcut that is displayed on all Active Directory users desktop?
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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 ...
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windows server 2012 r2

Hello all< I seem to be having a big problem with windows server 2012-r2 trying to install a new NAS unit synology DS412+ it works fine in windows 8.1 pro, but the server 2012 doesn't see the NAS, ...
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How to find users' Internet Explorer history on Terminal Server (Windows 2008 R2)

So I need to see histories for dozens of agents on TS. Where IE stores that, and is there any easier way then going manually to each users folder? Thanks.
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How can I create a DVD image on Windows Server?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 and I want to install a couple of VMs. To do so, in Hyper-V, I can either provide access to the hosts DVD drive or provide an image of the installation media. ...
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Windows Updates take too much time to install on new virtual server instances

The time it take for creating a new instance of Windows Server 2008 R2 and applying all the Windows updates (nearly 200 at the time of asking) takes way too long. What other approaches can be used to ...
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Secure a server - Raid-5 encrypted with BitLocker? [closed]

I look after a small office, and when I say small I mean SMALL. The have a 2008R2 Windows Server running a domain and shares for about 10 people. They handle some pretty sensitive information so ...
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Isolate FTP site with different users on different folders?

I have a simple FTP site, let say on C:\FTP. Now I need to give permmission to UserA on C:\FTP\UserA and give perm mission to UserB on C:\FTP\UserB. I need to make sure that these access are isolated. ...
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allow users to login to the domain on windows server 2008

I have created a new user on windows server 2008, but this user is unable to login to the domain. so which permision i should grant to this user to be able to login to his machine inside the domain ?
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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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setting up windows server 2008 r2 to run asp.net using IIS

I have a problem when I try to configure my office's windows server 2008 R2 I got the problem when I want to access my asp.net application using local IP address First (using local IP Address), I ...
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VMware single host with Wi-Fi to install Virtual PC 2008 R2 with internet connection issue

I have bought VMWare workstation 9.0 and it is installed on a Windows 8.1 host. The host has one WiFi and one unplugged NIC. I installed Windows 2008R2 server in VMWare and it has dynamic IP address ...
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Generic/Text only printer drivers for x64 and x86, installation in Win server 2008R2

While migrating printers from a 2003 server to 2008R2(x64) using print management I realized that few printers use "Generic/Text only" drivers. Since it migrated using print management it migrated the ...
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Windows server 2008 r2 touchscreen driver? (ON Hyper-V)

I have a Windows Server (2008 R2 Enterprise) running in a Hyper-V environment and I tend to use remote desktop on my Nexus 5 when using the server. Because of this I need to have perfect accuracy when ...
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Active Directory users permissions on shared folder [closed]

I have two groups of AD users: Group_R (members: User_1, User_2) Group_RW (members: User_3, User_4) There are two shared folders: Folder 1: \\server\folder_A Permissions: Group_R (read only), ...
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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 ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Hyper V install messes with RDP

I installed windows 2008 server and installed all my roles only to find that Windows machines were having problems with RDP. I could use the microsoft app for ipad and android to connect but not using ...
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Windows - Decrypt encrypted file when user account is destroyed

I have a Virtual Machine running on my Windows Server 2008 computer that originally was received by me encryped, as the builder of the VM did it on a MAC, which decrypts files by default. I never ...
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Got a HUAWEI server but don't know how to use it [closed]

guys I just got a brand new server from a friend who don't need it. the Server is : HUAWEI Tecal RH2285 V2 Rack Server Well..... it has 9 SAS HD each is 500GB , the thing is that I really don't ...
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Can't connect to Windows Server 2008 shared folders via VPN connection

I set up an VPN connection on my 2008 server using RRAS. The VPN seems to work fine. I can connect from outside the network. I am also able to establish a remote access connection via the VPN-IP. ...
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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 ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 FTP different permissions for internet and local network users

I got a task with strange requirements. I have to set up IIS FTP server with two folders for example F1 and F2. F1 should be available for read for all users (without authorization). F2 should be ...
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Is it possible for IIS to show file sizes in megabytes instead of bytes?

I'm hosting some files off a shared server over HTTP using IIS with "directory browsing" enabled, however the file sizes are in bytes. Is it possible to have IIS show these files in a more ...
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Can't connect to shared folders anymore?

My home server is running Windows Server 2008 R2. I've had it running for almost a year now without any issues with shared folders. This past week I had an issue with my modem which required it to be ...
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Service causing Remote Desktop to become unresponsive

I'm testing a service on a server (win 2008 r2) that we have to remote desktop in to, but starting the service causes remote desktop to become largely unresponsive. It will still take input, but seems ...
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Using Hyper-V on bitlocker to go volume

I configured "bitlocker to go" on a volume in external HDD(USB3), and I stored my VM's vhd in that volume. Although I enabled auto-unlock on the volume, Hyper-V fails to access the vhds. Hypver-V ...
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How to block all connections on domain controller except one computer in domain

I want to block all connections in windows firewall on domain controller except computers in domain and allow domain clients only exchange files in one location by one program (total commander) How i ...
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Shared Excel WorkBook is locked by another user

I’ve been trying everything; this is the last chance I have. I moved folders and files from an old Windows Server 2003 File Server to a new FS (Win Server 2008 R2) with DFS and ABE enabled. Now, a ...
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Installing multiple identical printers on W2008R2

I'm getting multiple new Xerox MFP's, and I'd like to deploy them all on a Windows 2008R2 printserver. I was wondering if it was possible to copy all settings, i.e. Model, Printing defaults, ... ...
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Try to resolve logged error SQL Server/SQL Server 2008 R2

I have this logged error #10016 The application-specific permission settings do not grant Local Launch permission for the COM Server application with CLSID ...
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Files apperaring/disappering from folder on share

Windows Server 2008 R2 I have a folder H:\temp\folderName where H: is a file share under ADS on the server. I have "Full Control" permission on the folder. I can open the folder and see a file ...
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Set Default Program for All Users on Server

I work with a large server environment that's running Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2012 now on some boxes. We have a custom-built log viewer program that associates with two file types that I'd like ...