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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 ppm4....
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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 ...
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“Performance options” window after rdp login on Windows Server 2008 R2

After a successful p2v, the "Performance options" window appears at every remote desktop connection. Even if the settings was already applied. This problem is occurring on every user. It ask : "...
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Remote Desktop shadowing returns 'Access is Denied'

I'm trying to shadow a console session. For now this works fine when using shadow ID on the commandline directly on the Windows 2008 R2 server. So I'm able to view the remote session of the console in ...
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Run node and npm in Windows Server 2008 R2 via SSH

I've installed FreeSSH in my Windows Server 2008 R2 and I can SSH with PUTTY, the SSH works fine but I can not run node or npm from the SSH terminal, Error says command not recognized. Is there some ...
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How can I move files to some other location if my disk got filled up

Can one any help me in moving the files to another location if my disk space is used more than 90%. I have tried the below script for moving all the files by manually running the batch when there is ...
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How to setup networking for Ubuntu on virtualbox (win server 2008 R2)

I have windows server 2008 R2 and created Ubuntu virtual machine using virtual box. Now I am trying to configure networking on it to act in the same way as real PC. I can get connection to internet ...
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How can I move files(based on time) to some other location in Windows Server 2008 R2

Can one any help me with the script in moving the files to another location if my disk space is used more than 90%. For example: I have a database running in my E:/ drive and it is around 350 GB ...
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VPS Admin Sharing Worries

Here is my situation. I recently got a vps running Windows 2008 R2 Standard to run SEO Powersuite, Market Samurai and some other tools. I added my seo guy as an admin on my vps so he has access to any ...
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Anyway to schedule an auto-login to Windows 2008 via RDP

I am facing this problem where AD push policy down to disconnect (timeout) RDP user after a few hours. I tried to save RDP including username and password, but when I run the saved rdp file it can ...
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Does RDP clipboard transmit securely on 3389?

You can cut and paste text/files from/to remote session and it goes through port 3389. What is the encryption if any? Using Win7/Server08R2
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Sharepoint team site is only available on server

I've installed sharepoint 2013 on windows server 2008 and I've made a team site , but the team site is only available on the server , I mean when I logon to team site from another computer using web ...
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Power Shell script to delete the User profiles from the windows server 2008 r2 to local machine(Windows 7)

I tried the following script on a Windows Server 2008 R2 to delete the User Profiles on a Windows 7 client machine. PS C:\> get-content localcomputer-list.txt | get-userprofile | where {$_.LastUse ...
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Sending Mail on Windows 2008 R2

I have a single server, no AD installed, and I use it to allow my customers to connect via Remote Desktop and run a custom application. I've got a feature in the application that will send a report ...
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Clock Time loss on windows server 2008 r2 upto 10 sec per min

The windows Enterprise server has been loosing time of up to 10 sec per min. I am running MSSQL on the server and there are jobs that need to execute at specific time. If i leave the machine on ...
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Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist?

Does an offline installer for SP1 of Windows Server 2008 R2 exist? I need to install it on a host not connected to Internet Thank you
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Display driver on Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual machine

I install Windows Server 2008 on virtualbox and I have a problem with display driver. As default windows settings I have standard VGA display driver which is not support resolution of my monitor on ...
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Can a .bat file be used to edit group policy?

I'm setting up a wsus for a local college, and I'm looking into ways that are more effect for updating the Group policy on the computers so that they update via the wsus. Is there a way I can make a ...
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Logon failed to localhost using a domain name via remote desktop

I want to connect to localhost via remote desktop, the OS is Windows server 2008 r2. I can connect successfully using 127.0.0.1,::1,localhost and the IP address in the network. But when I tried to ...
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What is the fastest method of transfering files between a Windows 7 PC and virtual server?

I have 600 tiff files of aerial imagery (180MB each) on an external thumb drive. I need to transfer the tiff files from my desktop PC (Windows 7 pro) to a network attached storage (NAS) device ...
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Recovering a driver from a dying Windows Server 2008 drive?

We have an extremely specialized PCI-E card that does some really specific for us. We only use it really once in a bluemoon. The machine that had the card installed had a hard drive failure. I can ...
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Secured drive only available if Windows Explorer is run as an Administrator

I have secured a drive on my server to only allow Local Administrators access. Domain Admins are part of the Local Administrators group. When I log on as an administrator, the folder is only ...
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How to put Windows Server into something like “Standby mode” so I can safely pull the plug off of it?

I have an interesting problem - we are going to test our UPS backup system by pulling the plug in our server room for a short time. Ideally the UPS will kick in and nothing interesting will happen, ...
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Ways around copy/paste size limitation for Windows server without sharing

I'm trying to allow for users to copy/paste or Click and drag items into a sub folder of a shared parent. The architecture goes along the lines of Parent>Child>Child. The bottom child is not shared, ...
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Suddenly lost permissions to all files

I'm running Windows 2008 R2. A few days ago, all my software lost permissions to do pretty much anything with files on the disk. Eclipse, LyX, and even Word, won't save files. SourceTree has trouble ...
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IIS and HTTP/2 server support

Reading the article "What's new in the .NET framework"... https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868(v=vs.110).aspx ...it states... Most of the major browsers support HTTP/2, so it's ...
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NTFS Compression on multiple folders

I have been tasked with compressing certain folders on a network drive. The drive is formatted NTFS on a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. The folders to be backed up are all called "Backup", and are ...
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Deploying MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 By Using MDT

I am finishing my MDT setup to use my image on WDS, but I have issues with MS Office 2013/Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2. deployment. To play it safe can someone offer me some step by step or general ...
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Windows Server 2008 r2 as a Digital Audio Workstation

If windows server is optimized for background servies would that make it optimal for a DAW since DAWs have to be optimized for background services to give priority to asio drivers and sound to reduce ...
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Can i install Hyper-v on a Virtual Machine with Windows Server 2008 or 2012?

I need to install Hyper-V on a Virtual Machine to have different OS to try my programs.My Virtual Machine is Windows Server 2008 R2 but if i need to i could change it to 2012.Could you explane it ...