Windows Server 2008 is a Microsoft Server Operating System released in February 2008. It is the successor to Windows Server 2003 and is based on the Windows Vista codebase. It was succeeded by Windows Server 2008 R2.

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Windows Server 2008 Sleep at night

I have a Windows Server 2008 home server, that i'm going to sleep during the night. It's BIOS does not support scheduled boot. Can i use some kind of task in the Scheduled Tasks to make it sleep at ...
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Windows Server 2008 Sleep at night

I have a Windows Server 2008 home server, that i'm going to sleep during the night. It's BIOS does not support scheduled boot. Can i use some kind of task in the Scheduled Tasks to make it sleep at ...
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Determine windows server version and service pack from filesystem using a Mac

I have a vhd disk image of a Windows Server which I have managed to mount on my mac using Parallels. The mounted vhd file contains the c: drive of the windows server. I'm fairly sure that it was ...
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SBS2008 Certificate problems

The sbs2008 certificates are driving me crazy. Can somebody tell me how to completely disable them ? For example I have problems with the certificate source, name etc when using RemoteApp or trying ...
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How to keep apache running on Windows machine?

I am forced to use Apache on a Windows machine (server 2008) - basically it was installed in the XAMPP package. The problem is that it frequently hangs up. The "send error" notification appears - and ...
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Installing windows server 2008 on SSD with GPT and EFI

I recently purchased a new Samsung 840 EVO with a few other components, to rebuild a machine that has been on the verge of extinction. With the SSD purchase, I also purchased a new motherboard from ...
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Unable to run dtsx package

Error is thrown "To run a SSIS package outside of SQL Server Data Tools you must install SSIS log provider for SQL Server of Integration Services or higher." When I am trying to run package from ...
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Command line option to copy shadow backup to a path

Windows server has shadow backup(previous version). WE can access it by using right click on folder and select previous version. From that we can copy the backup files to a any path by mentioning the ...
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What does “Drive:\\folder name” mean in openfiles

We use server 2008 R2 as server and win7, win8 and win xp pcs as client. If we open files of server in client pc, server shows the list of open files in openfiles (Shared folders>> Open files) as ...
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Software doesn't close even if server connection is disconnected on Windows XP only

We develop software which will be installed in a server PC and it will be used by other users in their client PC. When we update our software we need to close all the client connection to the server ...
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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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Procedure for using Previous Versions to restore a folder that was accidentally deleted, without restoring everything around it

We have ShadowCopy enabled so that files can be reverted to previous versions. Sometimes, a folder is accidentally deleted. The known fix is to restore the containing folder, but that restores ...
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What is the most suitable way to copy text between host Windows and guest Ubuntu?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC. There is local network between Ubuntu and other machines. Sometimes I need copy-paste text between OS windows ...
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Close openfiles in local pc

We want to close all open connections of a specified directory. But it shouldn't affect to other open connections. We used net files and openfiles commands. These commands works fine for shared ...
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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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Grant user located in one domain permissions to shared folder in another domain

I have two computers set up like this: \\myPC (local Windows 7 SP1 machine); it is in domain1; \\remotePC (Win Server 2008 with SQL Server - a HyperV virtual machine); it is in domain2. In domain2 ...
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Can I see local git bare repository graphically like github?

I have a bare repository in a server, it works ok but I need to show the project and usefully information about it as GitHub does. Is it possible? If answer is true, how can I do it? Thanks in ...
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Git local server does not store my code

I have a little network at work with a few computers and a server, I created a bare repository on the server and cloned it from 3 computers. I can clone/pull/push from computers, it works nice, but ...
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Second domain (and name server), single IP

I have a Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7 computer at home that has a static IP. A while back I've purchased a domain and have set the registrars DNS servers IP, so that the hostname resolves to my IP. ...
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Script to set “Hide file extensions”

I'm tired of the multi-step process to set my preferred folder options on every server to which I log on (Mostly Win2008, but also some 2012 and Win7 here and there). I'd love to be able to script the ...
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How to run multiple servers on one internet line

I run-up server at home and currently I've got 2 servers running separately on 2 lines of internet cable. Now I want to close down one internet line, so I want 2 servers run only one internet line; ...
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SFTP Connection to Windows 2008 Server Running RemotelyAnywhere

I'm writing a program that automates a test that needs to be preformed on a regular basis. To do this test it requires a number of files to first be uploaded to a Windows 2008 Server. The server does ...
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Centralized data for small office

I need help in order to determine the proper solution for the following scenario: There is a small office of around 20 users. The requirement is that the users should have centralized data - meaning ...
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Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 - does 32/64 depend on RAM configuration?

Just got in a Lenovo ThinkServer TS130 1105 (Xeon E3-1225V1) and a (new, sealed, holographed, looks legit) copy of Windows Server 2008 32/64 (standard) to run on it for a pretty lightweight job ...
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How to config Windows Server 2008 for accessing through it to the Internet?

In our Company we have almost 21 PCs and Laptops. one of them is Server with Windows Server 2008.All of these Computers connected to the Internet through a ASUS DSL-N10 Wireless ADSL Modem Router. We ...
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Create new domain user in window server 2008

I have some doubts regarding windows server 2008 permissions and settings. 1)How to create new user in windows server 2008 domain same as "Administrator" user? (With same permissions). I tried ...
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How to Run WAMP and MSSQL Server 2008 ToGether on Windows 7

My Server Configurations are like as follows: PHP Version | 5.2.17<br/> System | Windows NT WIN1***<br> Server API | CGI/FastCGI<br> mssql | Extension Enabled Hosted On ...
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Why am I temporarily unable to delete a file from my IIS FTP server on 2008 R2?

Here is a CSV export of what I have been able to gather. "Time of Day","Process Name","PID","Operation","Path","Result","Detail" "3:11:08.7620204 ...
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pinging from a server to other servers gets wrong IP

I searched but I didn't find any posts that really addressed my issue. We have a server, a Windows 2008 R2 machine, that acts as our network monitoring/management server. Lately, we've been getting ...
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change permission using .bat file in window server 2008 r2

I'm doing the permissions in Windows Server 2008 R2. I'm learning to use a batch file to do this quickly, but it's not doing the right thing that I want. This is the code of the simple .bat file ...
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VPN Multiple IPs?

I managed to successfully set up a VPN on Windows 2008 by following this: How to setup a VPN server using Windows Server 2008 R2?. However, if I go to "Server manager" and right click on "Routing ...
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Apache http server allow, deny

I am using apache http server 2.4.4 for load balancing purpose along with tomcat 7.0. I have hosted 2 applications under my tomcat for e.g. app1 and app2. What I want to achieve is for app1 I want ...
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My server seems to be sharing publically but I can't access anything

I have a server running windows server 2008 R2. I want to share a folder, so I can access it via \\ip In the network settings > advanced sharing settings, I have enabled Password Protected Sharing. ...
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How to access mapped directory from a windows service

As a rule of thumb Windows services can't access mapped drives and you have to use UNC paths instead. I'm convinced that there's a way around this so that a Windows service can access a mapped drive ...
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Filter session disconnect and logout messages (END_SESSION)

I have a VPN client (Checkpoint Mobile) on a Windows 2008 server system I connect to with Remote Desktop Connection. The workflow when I telecommute looks like this: I start Remote Desktop ...
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VMWare Player will completely hide taskbar, and behave oddly after locking workstation

At work, I develop on a PC running Windows Server 2008 R2. Due to some application constraints, I also run a Non-Commercial version of VMWare Player using Windows 7 on top of my Windows Server. When ...
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UNC path for windows service not accessible

I have a remote directory that a web application accesses via a UNC path e.g. \\192.168.0.42\g$\files. The web app runs on Tomcat which is being run as a Windows service i.e. no user is logged in. I ...
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Access Based Enumeration - 2008 Server - Accessing Subfolders Directly

Basically we have ABE (Access based enumeration) setup on DFS. Its working ok as folders which users have no access don't show up, however. I wondered if it were possible to somehow drill through ...
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Script to find number of zip file in folder [duplicate]

I need a script that counts the number of .zip (zip files ends with monday_abc.zip) files in a folder on windows 2008 server. Is it also possible to find the last modified zip files and the number of ...
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How can I manually restore the bootmgr on Windows Small Business Server?

The bootmgr was deleted on or Dell T310 running Windows Server 2008 as a result of bad partitioning. How can manually I restore the bootmgr?
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How to use my Windows Server 2008 as a proxy server

I have a Windows Server 2008 server in Germany which I can connect to using remote desktop connection. I'm using this server as a host for my website. My problem is some sites and net sources are ...
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Immediate Disconnection from Remote Desktop

When I attempt to connect to my remote server, the response I get: This computer can't connect to the remote computer. Try connecting again. If the problem continues, contact the owner of the ...
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Expand multiple partitions

I have a disk that is divided into several partitions, like the screenshot. And i nead add to partition C: the unallocated space(19.88GB). I try the normal way but not available, and try the ...
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Restict Windows Explorer access for an application

I am using an application(Citrix) on Windows Server. Now this application allows users to log into the application using an Active Directory user account and access only Internet Explorer, where a ...
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Command Line to transfer file between 2 different servers in different networks

I would like to create a batch file for Task Scheduler runs every hour on taking following actions. File "apple" in Folder "fruits" at Server A on IP Address/Network A. File "apple" in Folder ...
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How can I automatically convert PowerPoint to PDF?

I need to convert .ppt/.pptx files to .pdf files (or images) through the command line using a 3rd party product. I'm using this for a Windows 2008 server and I can't use any GUI or website as this ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.10 - After entering credentials at login screen, the login screen reappears. Login screen is looping

In Ubuntu 12.10, at the login screen, I enter my user name and password. It accepts my credentials, the screen clears, and the login screen shows up again asking for my credentials once again. It is a ...
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Turning off Windows 2008 per-application volume control

I am trying to fix a bizarre behaviour that causes Windows 2008 to mute an application when playback of a sound is stopped within it. I don't believe the behaviour to be caused by the program itself, ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 signature update

Is there a tool or a way to update/change the signature in the Microsoft outlook 2010 (Like write a script), using windows 7 x64 for all users by running a tool or script instead of changing or ...
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Hyper-V Server Backup [closed]

I have a VM installed in Hyper-V on my server. I run Windows Server Backups everyday. I use the full bare metal option for server backup. I am guessing that if my VM ever crashed I could restore it ...