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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Dual boot Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

New to the forum, but hopefully someone here can help. My girlfriend is doing a course at university and as part of that course she needs a virtual environment set up at home so she can practice. ...
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Unable to login on a newly installed Windows Server 2008 R2 because it came with a password

I just installed a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise version. After rebooting, it asked me to press Ctrl Alt Del to login. The problem is, I couldn't, because I had not set up a password, and the ...
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VPN ipsec tunnel from router to single windows server computer (gateway-to-host)

Firstly, is this possible? The situation: 2 different ISP's. One has several servers and a firewall running. The other is limited to only one virtual server with one network card running windows ...
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Upgrading IIS7 to IIS8

We have planned to upgrade our IIS to version 8, however I'm facing a problem in upgrading IIS7. Here is a snap of my IIS, which seems to be acting weird. 1) It is showing 3 different version ...
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Recycling service running in a cluster on Windows 2003 R2

In Win2003 R2, I have a two node cluster that has one resource which has a memory leak. I was thinking of setting up a batch file to recycle it using SC, NET, or better yet PSSERVICE (from ...
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“Insufficient disk space to correct error”, but >50% free

I had a "corrupt file system" error a few days agon on my Windows Server 2008 R2 and tried to run chkdsk to fix it. Running it during boot (error is on the boot drive) just stuck, but running it ...
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Can you bind the Windows “Server” service to an ip/interface?

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2. I would like to bind the Server service which listens on port 445 to a specific ip address or interface. Is this possible?
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How to unshare folders that are inside of a shared folder?

I have this folder three in Windows Server 2012: Projects |-> A |-> B |-> C ... |-> X |-> Y |-> Z I want to share the folder Projects with Programmers group, ...
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Setting Up Single Sign On with Active Directory

I need help setting up Active Directory with Single Sign On. I think this may be called Kerberos. I have a simple requirement in that I have 3 types of users: guest,operator, and admin. I would life ...
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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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Enabling or disabling NIC remotely with windows 2008

I've been trying to enable or disable a NIC on Windows 2003 Server from a Windows 2008 Server PC. After googling around a bit, the command should be something like this: netsh -r remotecomputer ...
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How do I remove or disable the search box in windows explorer on Windows 2008 R2?

I need a way to disable the search box from Windows Explorer. I've found a way to do this with the Start menu, but not in Windows Explorer.
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Limit memory allocation for process

I'am running Windows Server 2008 R2, and I would like to limit the allocated RAM memory space for a specific process, i have installed "Windows System Resource Manager" but i can only view the ...
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Unable to Remote Desktop over VPN

Really strange. I am able to Remote Desktop over VPN to one of the servers (xxx.xxx.xxx.26), but not to another (xxx.xxx.xxx.27). The servers are on the same subnet. The funny part is that if I ...
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Windows 2008 Server GPO Add personal shares

Right now each employee has their own share on the file server that uses their first initial of their first name and their last name (ex. jsmith). Of course John Simth has to be logged on to access ...
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How can I automatically open the Hyper-V VM console on server boot on Windows 2008 R2?

I am looking for advice on getting my Hyper-V VM to open on logon to the server. It currently runs in the background as a service however we required to have it automatically open so the user can view ...
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How to choose and set up automatic mail forwarding software?

The university I work for recently broke its email forwarding service so that it is no longer possible to get your email forwarded to addresses outside the organisation. I'm looking for a solution so ...
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Hard drive capacity on Windows server 2008 r2 not fully recognized [duplicate]

I am running Server 2008 release 2. I am almost out of hard drive space on the c partition. It is a 40 gig partition that is reporting 2.3 gig of free space. When I examine the properties of each ...