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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unable to run {Get-VM} on a windows 2008 server

I have the following :- 1.a scanning server which is windows 2012 R2. where I am running the following command to get all the vm inside remote hyper-v servers :- $vCenterServer = 'Server123';$...
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Exclude site from Compability View policy

I have a client who enforces the policy in IE that all local intranet sites be loaded in the Compatibility View. Unfortunately our webapp doesn't support this and gives alot of issues in the comp. ...
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How to use the Server's IP address instead of mine?

I've server(Windows Server 2008) in South Korea, and I'm living in California,so I configured VPN and NAT on it and now I have access to all files and folders on my Server, but my ip address is still ...
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Configure SMTP server windows

I am configuring a local network and for some reason I can't get server to send an email. I already install the SMTP server and configured using this tutorial http://www.itsolutionskb.com/2008/11/...
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Connecting to the server via VPN

I'm currently working as an intern in a company, as far as I know the company has multiple branches connecting to the server HQ via a tunnel provided by ISP. But what I know is that, if one of the ...
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Windows scheduled tasks fail with 0x1, don't log errors

I have three Python scripts running overnight as scheduled tasks on a Windows Server 2008 VM. I can run them manually with no problems. But when I look at the Task Scheduler each morning, the first ...
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Creating Junction from mapped NAS

I need to create a junction "test" on J:\ (is a windows partition) which should refer to K:\folder1\folder2\folder3 (mapped network drive). I cd into J:\ and ran the command mklink /J k:\folder1\...
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Windows patching is automatic or manual

Might be you guys never encountered anything like this. Here are the situations. We have around 2500+ servers (win 2003/2008/2012). Monthly Windows patching done by two way. Assigned the patch to ...
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Windows 2008 Server Unable to activate with other methods

I'm trying to activate windows 2008 server SP2 today since the activation trial is done. I do not have an internet connection with this server so I can not activate online, and with the other ...
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Install VNC Server via RDP on Windows 2008 Server

I have a need to allow multiple users to view the same remote session on a Windows 2008 server. The server is cloud-based and is virtual. I have no physical access to it. I've tried several different ...
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Online Windows Server Virtual Hard Drive Images for Use with VMWare Server 1.0

I have a remote Server running the VMWare hypervisor. I want to create a virtual machine running Windows Server. However I can't upload mine since my internet connection is slow (would take me days to ...
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Does Windows allow distributed processing to increase the power of its servers?

If I have older hardware, can I use distributed processing to increase the life of that hardware? Does Microsoft allow distributed processing to increase the power of its servers?
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mmc could not create the snap-in. CLSID: FX:{18ea3f92-d6aa-41d9-a205-2023400c8fbb} error

MMC Snap-in will not load most processes and throws an error on Windows 2008R2 x64. It gives the error: mmc could not create the snap-in. CLSID: FX:{18ea3f92-d6aa-41d9-a205-2023400c8fbb} when ...
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RDP tsclient shared drive shortcuts

I'm connecting to a Windows Server 2008 machine via RDP and opt to share the C: drive of my local machine (running Win7.) This always works without issue. When I create a shortcut to something on that ...
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Mother Board does not detect Ethernet Driver

I have an Intel motherboard model DH61WW and Intel i3 processor. When I tried to install Windows Server 2008 64 bit Enterprise Edition, I successfully installed it without any errors. After installing ...
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how to map my valid ip address to my server?

I have a valid IP address set on my router. I want to map the IP address to my server running windows server 2008 r2 enterprise, But I don't know how to do it! Can any body please help me with this? ...
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Use Ubuntu in Window server 2008 in virtual machine?

Recently our group has purchased Window Server 2008. Though most of us use Windows I require Linux system for my work. I read about virtual machine but I am not sure which one to use to utilize ...
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Configuring group policy to bypass proxy server for local addresses and adding a domain to trusted root certificate authorities

I am an intern who has just started in a new company. I have never used the group policy editor before. However I suggested that I believed it is possible to accomplish the two tasks we wish using the ...
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Swapping hard disk to new PC causes blue screen with Windows Server 2008

Just taken out a hard disk with Windows Server 2008 on and plugged it into a different PC and tried to boot it - it is blue screening and I can't even tell what the message says as it reboots ...
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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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Windows server 2012 r2 slow network drive speed

I setup a home server with Windows Server 2012 R2. I'm using it as a nas and am getting speeds of around 10mbps download and upload. Both the server and my clients are on ethernet which should be ...
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Show compressed size in explorer columns

This is Windows 2008 and i'd just like to show a "Size on Disk" column beside the "Size" column for a file (so i don't have to click on every file properties to know it). This would be interesting ...
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Prevent cut and paste from/to RDP client

Is there a way to ensure a windows remote desktop client does not have access to cut/paste from/to the host machine from the host OS?
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TightVNC Access to 1&1 server denied

I have a Windows 2008 server running at 1&1 provider (1und1). Server is inaccessible. It seems a windows update is the culprit. Hardware reset did not solve it. Customer support told me to ...
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Windows 10 Pro set to PST and need to change it to EST

So I installed Windows 10 Pro on several machines in a domain (W2K8 DCs) and have had issues with trying to change the timezone on one machine. I can change the time but not the time zone. I ...
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How to charge an iPhone on a Windows PC without Installing iTunes

I want to be able to charge my iPhone on my work computer, which is running Windows Server 2008 SP1 64-Bit. When I plug the iPhone in with the USB cable, it will not charge. Windows attempts to locate ...
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Specific websites won't load over AD-DS network, but will load the server (Win2k8)

I have a domain network running Windows 2008 R2 as server. Users are connecting to the internet through the server using RRAS (Users need to dial-up in order to access internet). the server has 2 ...
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Can't boot Windows 10 after installing Windows Server 2008

I installed windows server alongside Windows 10 and whenever I start my computer I don't have the option to boot Windows. When the computer starts it goes straight to windows server 2008 without ...
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Cannot create checkpoint on Hyper-V (0x800423F4)

Host Machine: Intel Core i3 3120M @ 2,50Ghz 2,50Ghz 12GB RAM Windows 10 Enterprise 64Bit 750GB HD 250GB SSD Virtual Machine: Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise 4 virtual processors 8GB RAM I'm ...
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Disk Usage Bar of Removable storage not showing in my computer

Disk usage bar of Removable Storage is not showing in 'My Computer'. My OS is Windows Server 2008 SP2 (64 bit). I can see the disk usage bar of all the drives of hard disk in 'My Computer'. Earlier ...
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Dissimilar hardware server restore with Acronis

I have a backup of a Dell PowerEdge 2950 (500GB, 2 partitions) server created with Acronis Advanced Server 11.5 which I'm trying to restore on a new HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 (1TB-RAID1) using Universal ...
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Windows Server 2008 Create Symbolic Link, updated Security Policy still gives privilege error

Windows Server 2008, RC2. I am trying to create a symbolic/soft link using the mklink command: mklink /D LinkName TargetDir e.g. c:\temp\>mklink /D foo bar This works fine if I run the command ...
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Block all inbound traffic except one IP using windows firewall rules

I have no problem doing this in linux. I just write an iptable to block all traffic and another one after to allow a specific IP. However it doesn't look to be that easy on Windows. I did the exact ...
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On my Windows 2008 Server (standard), the time synchronization option is missing. How do I get it back?

Normally if I go into date and time settings there's an option to specify the time synchronization server, but on my Windows 2008 Server, the option is missing. Where did it go?
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Webservice in 8080

I am running a GlassFish Server (in Microsoft Windows Server 2008) and deployed a application and configured HTTP to listen on 8080 port. This setup is working in browser as I could able to open the ...
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While editing e.g. code, documents via Remote Desktop, select gets stuck (Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2012)

I frequently edit documents and code over remote desktop. I've noticed frequently select gets 'stuck', particularly when I use ctrl+ for jumping words while selecting text. Occasionally using crtl+...
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Dual Boot Windows Server 2008 & Windows 7

First off, I am new to SU so please be understanding (I don't know if the question is relevant to this forum) Here is the situation : - I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine, on one Hard Drive, HD ...
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Windows Security Log and Audit Failures

I was doing some routine maintenance on a Windows Server 2008 box that I manage. When looking at the Security Log in the Windows Event Log interface I see a burst of 50-200 failed logins that happen ...
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How to place XAMPP in Windows-Startup (not the User-Startup folder)

We have a Windows 2008 Server on which XAMPP is placed in the Startup folder of "Administrator” User. Which means that, in order to automatically start Apache, it requires the “Administrator” user to ...
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Unable to pipe netstat output to a text file if i use -naob on 2008x86

Windows Server 2008 x86 only, this issue doesn't happen on Server 2012 R2 If i use netstat -nao > netstat.txt it works fine If i use netstat -naob > netstat.txt Error x: Windows Sockets ...
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When to use a RAM disk?

I know that RAM disks are fast, faster than any disk, but they lose their contents on a shutdown of the operating system. The capacity is limited to the RAM. Is there a useful implementation on a new ...
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Cannot scan using TWAIN driver from Ricoh Aficio Printer

2 days before I formatted my Windows 2008 Server SP2 system and reinstalled the same OS. There is a network printer (Ricoh Aficio MP C2030) in my office, which can be used both as a printer and a ...
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Windows Server 2008 with Nvidia GeForce 8600GT - poor performance when using aero

I have a computer running Windows 2008 Server Enterprise (SP2). I have installed the Desktop Experience feature and activated the Themes service. From the Nvidia website I've downloaded the latest ...
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Full permissions on folder when remoted in, but read only through the network

If I remote desktop into my server, I have full control over D:\MyFolder, but if I access it through explorer (\\MyServer\MyFolder), I only have read permissions, and I cannot copy in files, add ...
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I want to add iSeries Access ODBC Driver into ODBC Data source administrator on windows server2008

I am trying to add iSeries Access ODBC Driver into ODBC Data source administrator. I tried to install it from IBM from following link link But getting following error. Link of Error Image Can anyone ...
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How to make com1 port accessible to remote desktop users

Application hangs if running under RDP with user privileges. If running under Admin privileges it works. Application log shows that it tries to access COM1 port in server. It looks like this may cause ...
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IIS blocks certain keywords in DokuWiki

When I try to use DokuWiki to create some pages with SQL examples, if the SQL statement has stuff like select drop table and some other certain keywords, trying to save the page returns a connection ...
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Granting Permission To Network Drive

I am in need of giving a new user access to a network share. Not the entire share, only one folder in the share. I have clicked the folder in the share, I want this user to have access to, and given ...
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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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Windows Server 2008 or 2012 on IBM X3850

I'm having trouble installing WS2008 or 2012 on IBM x3850. Both should be supported but somehow I cannot install any of them on this server. Please note that I don’t have KMV or something similar, I'm ...