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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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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Installing Windows Server 2008R2 in HeadlessVirtualbox in Debian

I have created a new Headless virtualbox in a Debian Server that should contain a Windows2008R2 server for testing purposes. I followed all the steps here and the VM seems to run. All I need now, ...
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Does robocopy make a local copy of the files?

I have a seagate NAS which I access over a shared folder. I also have 3 computers with a shared folder. I want to backup files from the 3 computers to the seagate NAS. I cannot run those tasks with ...
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Options for SATA ports on motherboard for Files server

I am planning to build a big file server. (Windows or FreeNAS). I need at lease 300T of space. what options do I have to RAID all disks together? I mean on physical level what kind of connection ...
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what are some possible reasons why my company's DNS server sometimes fails to resolve the host name of some of my VM's?

I'm in charge of a group of VMs that are used by members of the group that I belong to for accessing web apps, web services, build servers, and stuff of that nature. IT is in charge of the DNS ...
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How to improve performance of a folder with many files in windows server 2008 sp2?

On a windows server 2008sp2 box, I have a folder with more than 180,000 files(images). Since this folder is used to store images for a legacy application, I cannot change the directory structure. Is ...
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CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds, when trying to read Windows Server 2008

When invoking the check_nrpe via terminal, like so: /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_nrpe -H winserver -c alias_cpu I get the error below: CHECK_NRPE: Socket timeout after 10 seconds. (Also ...
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How do I audit where security groups are applied in my domain? [closed]

I've been asked to find out how and where specific security groups are being used in my organizations AD domain. I know what the groups are and where to find them in the directory, but I don't know ...
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Officejet 6600 on Windows Server 2008 x64

I have an OfficeJet 6600 which won't be installed on Windows Server 2008 x64. I've contacted HP-support and they said that they're not allowed to support Windows Server 2008. So now I'm asking you ...
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Route Events Recorded in System Event Log to Custom Event Log

I have an instance of Windows Server 2008 running some specific services that support my application. There are events within the Windows Events System Log generated for my services but by other ...
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How can I boot a Windows 2008 Server from DVD to do a clean re-install?

A few semesters ago, I took a Windows Server 2008 course, installing the OS on a machine I had lying about. I'm taking another server course in a couple weeks, and was going to do a fresh install ...
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static IP address for using remote desktop

I have a static IP address provided by my ISP. I have two users in windows server 2008 which is Administrator and another is employee. I just want to access Administrator user using remote desktop ...
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Unable to view connection settings from Administrator account

I am using Administrator account but I am unable to see the network adapter configuration. An error message says "You do not have sufficient privileges to view connection settings". Similarly on ...
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Batch script to find last word in specific line

I have a text file which contains 2 lines of a sentence. At the end of the 2nd line I have one word say Alive. It can be Alive or Down. Now I have to write one IF statement such that if that text ...
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Preventing admin users from accessing other admin users’ files

Is there a way to prevent a user who has administrator privileges from accessing the files of another user with admin privileges in Windows Server 2008?
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Workstation does not unlock when connected remotely to server

I am working on servers using mstsc, and everything works until I lock my workstation. When I try to log back in to my account, I am told my password or user id is invalid. The only way that I can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...