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 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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Active Directory Force Logoff After 8 Hours

We are a 24/7 company and we have an active directory network of approximately 80 workstations. Our employees do not seem to be logging off when they leave their shift and others are using their ...
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When upgrading from 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise using the DISM will I lose anything?

I currently need to perform that upgrade and I even have the Enterprise key, but I also have SQL server and SAP Business One software and a few apache services also running on the server. Will any of ...
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SBS 2011 Essentials + Server 2008 R2 RDS - Additional CALs [migrated]

I have an existing SBS 2011 Essentials domain and I would like to add a Server 2008 R2 as purely an RDS Session Host server for our remote staff. : In such an environment (whereby I already have [the ...
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Copy Windows directory, including specified directory

I want to copy the directory itself, not only the contents. For example I have C:\DirA\SubDirA\FileA I want to copy DirA into DirB so that I have C:\DirB\DirA\SubDirA\FileA Here's what I've ...
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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) ...
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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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Server 2012 R2 Folder Redirection via Enviroment Variable

Is it possible to redirect documents using enviroment variables in server 2012 r2? For example, I have an application that is writing files to ...
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triggering a task scheduler when service is stopped

I would like to trigger a task scheduler, upon the sudden stop of a windows service listed in Services.msc. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Does Windows Server 2008 R2 support Bitlocker To Go?

I see that I can enable regular Bitlocker, which requires the OS drive to be encrypted. I do not want to encrypt the OS drive, but I do want to use Bitlocker To Go to encrypt an external drive. This ...
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Accessing Server 2008 R2 manual shutdown notes and event logs

When I manually reboot a server I am required to specify a reason for the restart and given the opportunity to provide a comment. How do I review my past shutdown reasons and comments and what is the ...
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Users group has Read & Execute access to C:\Windows file & Microsoft SQL Server

Just wonder is it the systems behavior for window server 2008 R2 Standard to allow users group has Read & Execute access to C:\Windows file & Microsoft SQL Server? I tried to modified 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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Sharing internet connection on multiple networks Windows Server 2008

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64 with a total of three network cards: one on-board, one PCI, and one Wireless USB dongle (D-link DWA-140). The on-board card is connected to the internet, ...
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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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Stop windows maximising windows in multiple monitors

When maximising with multiple monitors, the usual behaviour is only one monitor is filled. But after a recent windows update, maximising fills all screens. Is there a way to stop this so they return ...
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MS Access 2003 - Disk or Network Error - NOT a Network Issue - Remote App - Win 2008

We have a Windows 2008 running terminal services, but as remote apps, not full desktops. There is a single database file, calc.mdb, that gives "Disk or Network Error". If it is accessed by a user ...
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Trying to Install a Physical HDD on Physical Server, MS 2008 R2

I have a Physcial Server that has 6 HD Bays on it. I have put in 4 NEW 1TB HDD's today, filling up the remaining 4 slots. The BIOS Says the drives are "Ready" but I cannot force them into Online ...
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How do you install .net4 on a Server 2008 r2 machine through psremoting in powershell?

I need to write a script that installs .net 4 remotely using powershell to a group of Server 2008 R2 machines. I based my script off of ...
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Add timestamp to file names

On a server running Windows Server 2008 R2, I would like to rename a number of files matching this quasi regexp: "\d+.\d+.\d+_FOO-\d+.xml". Each new file should contain current time "hhmmss" as shown ...
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How can I create a memory dump of a production system without affecting performance?

I am trying to analyze a hard-to-track memory leak problem on a production IIS web server running an ASP.NET application. To that end I am trying to create a dump file of the memory to analyze it ...
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Not able to install Microsoft Build Tools 2013 on Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1

I am kind of stuck on this. I have installed .NET 4.5.2 and Winver tool shows this information: Windows Server 2008 R2 Version 6.1 (Build 7601: Service pack 1) I have ran a Windows update also. ...
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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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Running Windows processes in separate cores

I have an AMD FX-6200 (3.8GHz, six cores) and I would like to optimize it in this way: Core 1: Used only by key Windows processes, e.g. explorer.exe, svchost.exe, rundll32.exe, etc. Core 2: Used ...
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Folder Redirection on Domain Controller Win Server 2008 [migrated]

This is a long post with a few questions in it. They are all related to the same issue though, and solving one or the other will probably solve the others. I did look on superuser for similar ...
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Resource allocation with vSphere Hypervisor

I am building an home server on a old PC (Core 2 Duo E6600 as processor, 4GB RAM, two hard disk, one for each VM), and I am having difficulties with one of my VM. I currently have two VMs on it, one ...
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Getting system lacked sufficient buffer space or because a queue was full

My ASP.NET and SQL Server 2012 application is running on Windows Server 2008 R2. Suddenly, my internet on server stopped working and my application start throwing, An operation on a socket could not ...
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XAMPP Windows Server 2012 R2 and IIS - Port 80 in use

Configuration: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard IIS 8.5 XAMPP 1.8.3 5 VC 11 Httpd.conf Listen 8080 ServerName localhost:8080 PHP.ini - extension added extension=php_sqlsrv_55_ts.dll; IIS ...
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How to change Windows Server 2008 on screen keyboard view mode?

Stupid question, because I cannot find the answer to this anywhere. A user on an our terminal servers somehow changed the view of the on screen keyboard to 'block' mode. This is the only user ...
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Windows time runs slow

I am using VPS from a web hosting provider Godaddy(windows server 2008 r2). In my VPS I found that time was running slow.The windows time clock has noticeably "losing time" as much as 8 to 10 sec ...
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Recover Active Directory from a server whose motherboard is dead

I had a Windows Server 2008 R2 server setup as an Active Directory. One fine day, the motherboard went dead. After replacing the motherboard, windows boots up and says it detected hardware change and ...
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Active Directory Failover with external DNS

I have redundant Windows Server 2008R2 Domain Controllers, all OUs and objects are being replicated between them properly. Whenever I take down the primary Domain Controller none of my clients can ...
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Copying files out of sub directories into a new folder without original subdirectories [duplicate]

I have about 120K tiff files that are now stored in about 300 folders, each folder has about 300 to 350 tiff files in it. i need to put all of my TIFF files in one folder. need to do away from the ...
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Windows 2008 Server R2 won't boot after replacing hardware (BSOD 0x0000007B)

Synopsis: I moved, the PC (without the HD) got totalled, I ordered a new machine with the exact same hardware. Meanwhile, I tried to copy some files to another machine by plugging in the HD ...
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Running notepad.exe launches Textpad - I want it to launch Notepad

When I navigate to C:\Windows\System32\ and double-click on notepad.exe, it instead launches Textpad. I HATE Textpad. I want to restore the usual behaviour of loading Notepad. The odd thing is, ...
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Net Use Error 1219 - I just want to mount a network share

When I log into windows, my system maps a few drives from our server's shares. I have a backup script that I want to run and it maps a few more drives just for the script and then unmaps them when ...
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Icons are not displaying properly in Open and Save dialogs

My Open and Save dialogs are not showing icons. I am using Windows Server 2008 R2. I have tried resetting the icon cache and restarting Explorer, but nothing works. How can I fix this?
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Execute permission is not set for folders which are shared form a widows 2008 R2 server using NFS

I have shared few folders using NFS share(ro) form a windows machine and mounted on a Linux server. I could not see execute permission from them. [root@db2suse mnt]# ls -l total 9 drwxr--r--. 2 ...
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How to measure CPU cores usage for a single process?

Is there a way to see which and how many cores are used by single process on Windows server 2008 R2? I have tried Windows task manager and Process explorer but without any success.
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iSCSI mapped drive incorrect free space

I have a 2TB drive shared as a iSCSI target on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine. The second machine, running a Windows Server 2008 R2, is using iSCSI initiator to connect to the iSCSI drive and the ...
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How to uninstall Solarflare team/VNIC after driver is removed from the system?

Because of some problem i've uninstalled Solarflare network driver from my system. But i didn't removed team and VNICs. Now I can see this VNIC in device manager. I can not install driver back, ...
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“Optimum performance” powerplan is lost - how to restore?

I was using "Optimum performance" power plan in my system. I've executed powercfg -restoredefaultschemes and this plan was lost. How can i restore "Optimum performance" power plan? I guess this plan ...
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Can Windows 2008 “call home”?

I'd like to set up Windows 2008 r2 images that I can then access remotely. Ideally, they'd "call home" once booted, and somehow provide a way for me to remotely administer them. They would likely ...
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How to setup 2 dsl lines on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have an issue with a Windows 2008 R2 Standard server. Currently we have 12 workstations cabled to a switch. The switch is fed by 1 AT&T 6mb DSL Modem. One NIC on the server connects to the ...
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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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Enable .NET Framework 4.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 as feature

How do I enable .NET Framework 4.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 as a feature? i've already installed the full profile installer but whenever I wish to add 4.0 as a feature to a specific role, it does not ...
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How can I determine who is connected to event log remotely?

Is there a way to figure out which user and/or which computer is remotely accessing my computer's Windows event log files? These accesses are locking applications on the local computer and thereby ...
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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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Overcoming the 1024 character limit with setx

I am trying to set environment variables using the setx command, such as follows setx PATH "f:\common tools\git\bin;f:\common tools\python\app;f:\common tools\python\app\scripts;f:\common ...
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Stopping (and starting) remote services when MS SQLServer stops/is available

We have an application (windows service, Java) running on server A and MS SQLServer 2008R2 running on server B. What's the best way to stop the application on server A if the SQLServer on server B ...