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Utility to monitor a TCP connection for drops

I found some similar questions, but not quite like this, so am going ahead and posting. I use a replication product at a client site. We are running a Windows 2003/2008 server environment. It is ...
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How to back up files on windows server 2008

how to take a back up of a folder that is more than 50Gigs and ensure that modifications to the files after commencing backup process are also reflected in the destination
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mshta.exe can't run html application from a non-regular network drive

Recently, I had problems installing vcredist from a network drive. It was because the exe file had to be accessible by the Windows Installer service. To solve that I mapped the drive as NT AUTHORITY\...
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Running virtual machines on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core

The Server Core installation option for the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system provides a minimal environment for running specific server. I want to run a minimal linux build Virtual ...
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Online Windows server virtual 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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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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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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IPAD devices do not have USB access in WIndows 7

Our systems are connected to a Domain machine ( running Windows 2008 ). There are certain policies enabled such as USB permission, Admin privilege, registry access etc. Users in these group only have ...
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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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Can't remote into Windows server

I have a Dell server wired into the router. I was able to connect to it with my laptop (laptop is wireless) before my router died. My verizon router went kaput, and I got everything else back up and ...
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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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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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Corporate user cannot ping computer on network

At my company we are on a corporate network connected with domain main.mycompany.com. I also have a domain-less computer running under my desk that I use for development work as well as running a ...
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No USB devices working in Windows Server 2008 R2

Before telling my problem, I need to tell you guys one thing. I searched Google, Superuser and StackOverflow a lot and I can't find anything useful. I use a Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with Intel ...
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Setting folder permissions returns “Access Denied”

I'm trying to change the permissions on a folder on my windows 2008 server. The problem is that my account "admin" was set to not have any privileges. Also stripped of privileges is the "Creator" role....
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Windows Server 2008 (My PDC) shuts down if I run a script for the client or host computer in my domain

I have recently started implementing DHCP via my core switch for all the client or end computers in my domain. We have scripts running on the server (windows 2008) to restart the client systems three ...
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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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Server Unexpected Shutdown

If you have a Windows server that has an Unexpected Shutdown and there is nothing in the logs (no power failure, critical events or hardware failures), and no memory dump for blue screen then is the ...
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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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Problems with FTP file access to VirtualBox guest running Windows 2008 Server R2 x64

I'm on OSX 10.11 and have a VirtualBox guest running Windows 2008 Server R2 x64 (with NAT networking) running IIS with FTP on port 21. My problem is: I can login to FTP from the host, but can't see ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...