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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VMware Printing vs Hyper-V Printing

In VMware once you connect to your virtual machine, you can access the printers from your host machine. This is a very nice feature, you don't have to setup the printer for your virtual machine. I was ...
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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 ...
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Windows 2008 Firewall - How do I restrict HTTP inbound to specific IP?

My goal is to restrict all HTTP inbound requests to a specific IP addresses. I thought it would be a simple process - but I am not getting the result desired I have modified a predefined rule called ...
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How to find folders with broken security on windows files shares

I need to migrate many windows network file shares over the coming months and there is the occasional "super user" who has files so important they stop the folder from inheriting permissions and lock ...
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can more than 2 users connect Remotely using Remote Desktop connection in Windows server 2008 R2

can more than 2 users connect at same time using Remote Desktop connection (RDC) in Windows server 2008? If yes, please guide me.
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How long until disabling a logged on user takes effect?

I have asked the admin sitting next to me to change my password and disable my account. He did that 15 minutes ago and I am still browsing the network shares. I haven't logged off yet, but I want to ...
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Internet Options window does not open

On a windows Server 2008R2 - while logged as the domain administrator. I am unable to open the Internet Options windows. Using the IE Tools: I get a restrictions error: Restrictions This ...
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How to give access to virtual machine using remote desktop

I am trying to give access to a friend to use a virtual machine that I created. I am running it in server 2008 R2. I created a profile for him. I gave him a log on name and a password. I wanted him to ...
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'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 ...
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Send all traffic over VPN connection not working Windows VPN host

I am trying to get a mac (10.8) to connect to thru vpn to a server running Windows Server 2008 R2 pass all requests from the mac to the server. The VPN is setup and I can connect and access the ...
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Windows FTP Server with granular permissions

I'm looking to create an FTP server that has granular permissions. For example, I may have the following users: admin john mark dave sarah And want a structure such as: /Shared (Read) /Users/ ...
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How to remove an extra keyboard layout that is not in the control panel option?

My keyboard setting have only 1 language in, but windows still keep another keyboard layout that I can't remove from the language input bar. It can be seen here : It's really annoying because it ...
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Change Windows Server 2008 R2 Full to Server Core

Is it possible (unofficially of course) to downgrade a normal Windows Server 2008 R2 installation to Server Core. Which is theoretically speaking just a trimmed down version of the normal interactive ...
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Why can't Windows Server 2008 R2 (during clean install) find ANY device drivers?

I am trying to get a fresh install of Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (64-bit) onto a (somewhat dated) Dell PowerEdge 1800. I'm am using the bundled Adaptec CERC SATA1.5/6ch RAID controller, and have ...
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How to log which process is printing?

I have Windows 2008 R2 server which has an Epson Docket Printer driver installed on it. The server is running Remote Desktop Services, and mostly runs point of sale terminals who are using Epson ...
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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 ...
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How to create Windows Server 2003/2008 installation disc

I have 2 HP Proliant DL 380 G5s that were given to me from a data center. The OS was wiped out of it before it was handed over to me. How would I create my own installation disk so that when the CD ...
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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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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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How to run an Access script using windows task scheduler

I have a VM running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and want to use the Task Scheduler to run an Access script. This script will do some stuff and then close. I've already written and tested the ...
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How to configure message on Remote Desktop access on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have Windows Server 2008 R2. When a user is logged in and another user (with same credentials) tries to logon, I need to display a prompt with the message that another user is already logged in. If ...
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Why does FTP work without the IIS service?

I'm using Windows Server 2008 R2. I just stopped IIS and tried using FTP—it worked! So, is FTP independent from IIS? How does it work if IIS is stopped?
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can't use HP STK after installing

I've downloaded HP STK from here http://www.hp.com/go/ProLiant/STK I've tried to save the copy of my settings using such command, but got error: C:\SWSetup\SP56837\x64\tools>hprcu.exe -a -s -f ...
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Server 2008 R2 not responding to ping, RDP, port 80, etc

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. I can RDP, ping, and access the webserver while in the local area network on the LAN NIC. But I cannot RDP, ping, or access the webserver while ...
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Create a GPFS Administrative account

i try to install GPFS on Windows Server 2008 R2, after successfully install GPFS i want to use the GPFS Command Prompt. But when i type in some Commands there comes a error: "mmstartup cannot execute ...
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Why does my file copy silently fail on explorer on Windows Server 2008 R2

I have a large number of files in a complicated directory tree on a flash drive that I am attempting to copy onto a Windows 7 system. The largest individual file is 2 MB. If I drag the files to copy ...
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Unable to access external HTTPS websites…unable to download windows updates

I need help with two problems I'm having on a Windows 2008 R2 server. I believe they are connected. This server is not able to download windows updates and further checking I found out that I cannot ...
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File Sharing on Windows Server 2008R2

Is there a way to allow access the folder on server for reading only for every user, who access server via explorer. Active Directory is disabled, and there is a workgroup here. Everytime I try to ...
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Add Computer and User to Domain - Can't login

I have set up a domain on my netowrk, as following: Domain Controller: HostName: DC001 OS: WS2008R2 Domain name: test.local Domain admin user: diego Domain admin user: password User "diego" can ...
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Terminal Server - RDP with local admin

I have a Terminal Server setup on Windows server 2008 R2. I am trying to log in to it with RDP, using the local admin account. (Not the domain admin) I have placed the local admin in the remote ...
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How to remove reference to removed DC from the network

I recently demoted a win2kr2 DC from my network, unfortunate for me I remove the entire Server from the Network physically as well. Now I am facing with numerous ADDS Repl. Errors (Obviously) How do ...
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How to create a VPN Connection to Office Server

I have been having this problem for the past 3 weeks and its really killing me. I am trying to create a VPN connection to my Win2k8R2 Server which is a Virtual Server. The server has a IP Address ...
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Server 2008 VPN isn't working, DHCP coming from a different source

Alright, I have a Windows 2008 server running. It serves up DNS but not DHCP. I want to have VPN running on it, and my understanding is that you can do this as long as you set the DHCP relay server ...
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How to provide Internet Access to Private Subnet

I really need some help/advise on a networking issue I have. I am fairly new to this sort of configuration so any help would be very much appreciated. My Setup: I am using VMWare Workstation 9 to ...
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Chef “waiting for remote response before bootstrap” indefinitely

Problem: My client does not respond to my bootstrap command, no error is reported. Expected Outcome: I would expect the client to respond within a few seconds of running knife bootstrap. My ...
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Mixing Manual and GPO Mapped Drives: Manual drives not reconnecting after logoff / on or reboot

I really have spent some serious time looking for this answer before posting here. Basically, I have a GPO set up to map drives in our 2008R2 domain. It works flawlessly on our RDS server remote ...
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WordConv.exe errors on Windows Server 2008 SP2

I am trying to convert MS-Word 2003 documents to the docx format as part of a larger programming effort. Microsoft offers their Office Compatibility Pack as an option for this conversion. As per the ...
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Files are permanently deleted in domain client (2008 R2)

We have a domain with 2008 R2, I've changed the address of "My Documents" to D:\Documents with Folder Redirection in "Group Policy". When a user deletes a file from their desktop or D:\ that file is ...
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Browser Windows not opening in SOME instances

I have a problem. It's to do with browser windows not opening in SOME instance. I think it has to do with http connections that need more than usual security or something. I have three browsers, IE9, ...
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VMware server issues with page file and dynamic memory

I'm having significant issues on our dev server and since our systems support won't maintain it I'm trying to determine our issues. Right now we have 2 GB of memory, allocated dynamically by VMware ...
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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 ...
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How can I trap errors for an application that is tightly coupled with IIS?

We have an unsupported application that relies on IIS however intermittently brings out the website it is integrated with. I have looked at the logs and there is nothing in the logs to indicate what ...
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Large documents spool, but don't print

Well - essentially I have a network printer on a Std. TCP/IP port which has been working flawlessly for the last 6 months or so. Recently though it's been (randomly) failing when trying to print large ...
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Cant access node.js server from outside

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Core x64 with node.js. Local adress of my machine is 192.168.1.40. Also i have a NAT, with translated 28966-28999 ports. My external adress is 212.232.xx.xx I have ...
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HyperV - low CPU usage

I am very new to HyperV and virtual machine philosophy in general, so please expect more or less nooby questions :) I have a server that is only used as a host for virtual machines. OS is windows ...
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Samsung ML-2850 Series Printer & Win 7 - Miscellaneous and Vague Errors

I could bore you all to tears with an elaborate story of my hardships, but here's the deal: Small office (15 users) Windows 7 Professional Samsumg ML-2850 Series Printer Printer shared on a server ...
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Self-contained Flash Player 10.0 R2 fails on Server 2008 and 2008 R2

I've been given a self-contained Flash presentation by a vendor. It is used to train staff on new products. The executable/presentation runs fine on Windows 7 (32/64bit) but not on Server 2003 R2, ...
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HP Imaging drivers for Windows 2008 Server

We've got old HP Deskjet F2180 and have it connected to win server 2008 R2 64-bit. Printing works fine, but I can't get scanner working. I've done it once, installing some "universal" driver package ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 boots to mouse

Now I know that there is an update for Vista and 7 that causes this problem, but I have tried most of the tips and tricks to fix it on Server 2008 R2 Standard, but it still boots to a black screen ...
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Remote Desktop Connection seems to connect but it doesn't

I have been connecting to this server, for months now, and all of sudden I am unable to get it. Windows' remote desktop utility goes through its usual process. Asks for the Computer Name(IP Address) ...