Windows Server 2012 is Microsoft's successor to Windows Server 2008 R2

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
21 views

Network loss after installing Hyper-V

I am running Windows Server 2012r2, after adding Hyper-V my NIC thinks it is unplugged although I have activity lights blinking. mobo: MSI A88X-G45 Gaming I'm using the latest Win8.1 x64 (since ...
1
vote
2answers
29 views

Windows server 2012R2 Missing MSVCR120.dll - can't fix

I am using windows server 2012R2 and can't fix this error. The program can't start because MSVCR120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem. Un-installing ...
3
votes
0answers
17 views

Windows Task Scheduler Chart?

Does anyone know if there is any utility/tool that can make a chart of all tasks in Windows Task Scheduler based on time and date, so I will know if there is any overlap at certain point of time ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

Mapped network drive cannot be deleted, but shows up in Explorer; connects to wrong server

This is the most bizarre problem I've ever encountered. Summary: A mapped network drive persists in Windows Explorer and cannot be deleted/disconnected (claims it does not exist; net use shows ...
-1
votes
2answers
53 views

What's the simplest way to capture an image of an OS and apply it to another drive? [duplicate]

I have a 1 TB hard drive with OS installed (Windows Server 2012 R2), several partitions, dynamic disk. All I want to do is back everything up so I can basically clone it to a bigger drive. However, ...
0
votes
1answer
10 views

Installing Windows Server in Hyper-V on client

Can Windows Server 2008 or 2012 R2 be installed in Hyper-V running on Windows 8.1 Pro?
1
vote
1answer
17 views

Hyper-V on Laptop / different networks

I have a few Windows Servers 2012 running on Hyper-V on my Windows 8 laptop. -The servers need to have a static IP. -The servers need internet acces. I've configured the servers to have a static ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

How do I determine optimal Blocksize, Sectorsize, and Clustersize for a disk with millions of files?

I have millions of files on a large disk. I want to minimize the average wasted space by correctly formatting the drive. Is there any way to optimize the BlockSize, Sectorsize, and cluster size for ...
2
votes
0answers
23 views

Windows Server 2012 time keeps setting itself 12 minutes ahead [migrated]

Our Active Directory server has a problem whereby the time keeps setting itself 12 minutes ahead of the real time. This causes authentication issues on the network. I have tried syncing to an ...
-2
votes
0answers
28 views

Windows Server 2012 - USB Not working

I am running Windows Server 2012 R2 on a HP Elite Desk workstation (as a development machine). I am not able to get the USB port to work correctly. My keyboard and mouse work, but a USB Thumbdrive ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

How do I start DNS console?

According to a blog post (it says: "Open DNS Manager by clicking Start, pointing to Administrative Tools, and then clicking DNS") I'm trying to follow there should be some DNS thingy to pick. However, ...
-1
votes
0answers
15 views

List Active Directory users that do not have a mobile number

As the title says, I would like to know if it's possible using some commands to list all users that do not have a mobile number?
2
votes
2answers
29 views

Wait for process to exit using powershell

I had a little program in F# (similar to C#), that gets processes by name, then filters the particular one by its path and waits for it to exit: let processes = ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Windows Server 2012 Password Experation GPO Not Applying

We have a single DC and are trying to enforce Password Policies to all of our computers. We're trying to change it from the default 42 day max password age to 120 or so. The policy appears to be set ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Connecting all computers to a switch then to a server- can it be done?

I want a setup similar to this: Do I need to buy another NIC or something for this configuration to work? How is plugging all computers into a switch, then the switch into the server, and then ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

How to set up Networking and DHCP in windows server 2012 inside VirtualBox?

Background: Three operating systems are installed inside VirtualBox: Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows 8 Pro Windows 8 Enterprise So, I want to set up the Server 2012 R2 as Domain Controller, DHCP, ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Can't Print when RDP'ing from Win 7 pro to Server 2012

I have several different users (each has his own computer) and they rdp into the same server. All can print through the redirected local printer except for one computer. If the user who uses the "bad" ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

Virtualbox to reach network devices with the same IP of the host

I have 1 host machine with Windows 2012 Server. This server has 1 IP address. This IP is the only one that can reach the network devices (routers and switches). I must run a software that collects ...
-1
votes
1answer
13 views

Dell tower and server 2012(upgrade), how to store and migrate data while doing it [closed]

I am looking to buy a new tower server from Dell. And put Server 2012 into it. Then I want to migrate all the data into the new server and get rid of old one. Can you please the exact steps for how to ...
-2
votes
1answer
60 views

setting up home Hyper-V lab on one Win 8.1 Pro desktop PC

I'm planning on using a lone Win 8.1 workstation with 16 GB of RAM to learn Active Directory 2012 and Server 2012 via 3 virtual machines running simultaneously. One VM will be a Win 2012 domain ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

XMPP/Jabber: Openfire Load/Cluster testing for concurrent connections

I have an Openfire v3.10 alpha server running on an AWS Elastic Cloud 2 Windows Server 2012 Instance. The server is using a Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Server as it’s back-end. I want to know how many ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

How to see previous names of folders in windows?

I have a customer who we have installed software onto their server. This software allows the customer to upload zip folders to a server. The software then unzips them, and puts both the zip and the ...
2
votes
2answers
78 views

Why do I need an extension to log into the network?

Anywhere else in the building I just need to use my username and password to log into the server, but on my laptop, for some reason I need to user the server name as well, like so; ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Don't allow users to delete their home folder in Windows Server 2012

So i have this share setup, where i have the folder "users" shared and in that folder are 2 other folders for students and teachers and each one has folders for corresponding users. I have managed to ...
3
votes
1answer
43 views

Bulk rename files to name of parent folder

I have a large (aprox. 150,000) tiff files which all have the same filename. They are unique because of the directory structure they are held in. I would like to bulk rename the tiff files so they ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Why can't I delete files? It can only be deleted permanently

So a user has a seemingly very weird problem, but I noticed something that indicates it isn't what I initially thought it was. Most of my users are not experiencing this problem, even though they are ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How to turn off sliding sign-in screen windows Server 2012

I frequently work from a long distance over VPN with a not-great internet connection. I use Remote Desktop to log onto the Windows Server 2012. Every time I want to log in I wait for the log in ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Cluster 2 physical PCs using Hyper-V 2012

I recently purchased 2 identical PCs for development purposes, we are running Hyper-V 2012 and I just wanted to know if there were any guides or similar that show how I could cluster both PCs ...
-1
votes
1answer
11 views

Windows firewall disable without domain

how to globaly disable Windows firewall on all client's PC from Windows Server 2012 R2 without domain? It is possible? Thank you Dyno
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Publishing points in IIS 8.5 on windows 2012

After installing IIS media services I am creating a publishing point(PP) URL in IIS 8.5 http://belly/default/x.isml. belly is server name. renamed Default Web Site to default. and x.isml is file ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

DirectAccess - Can't Connect to RDP or Network Storage

I just finished setting up DirectAccess on my network (Windows Server 2012 R2), on a machine with a single adapter behind a NAT device. I am able to connect to DA on my client machine, and I can ping ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Windows Server 2012: trying to copy files via command line, getting permission denied

This makes no sense to me. I'm logged in as Administrator, I run PowerShell as Administrator, and I even went to the Control Panel and moved the UAC slider thing all the way down. What the heck is ...
1
vote
2answers
29 views

Ways to purge data on restart, shutdown, and logoff

What ways can do such thing as reverting(quickly) a pc's state back to an image on logoff, shutdown and restart. Those pc's(runs windows 7) that I talked about are connected to a server. Students ...
3
votes
2answers
225 views

How to create an additional command prompt in Windows Server 2012?

I already have an active command prompt running in Windows Server 2012. I want to create an additional command prompt so I can run something else in that prompt. If I click on 'Command Prompt' icon ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Executable fails to launch over RDP but works fine on physical machine

I have an executable written in C# running on Windows Server 2012 r2 If I start it, when I am working on the physical computer, it works just fine. But if I am logged into the computer through RDP it ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

ACLs on UNC share slowing down access

We have the following structure Share Container Dir1 Dir2 Previously Everyone had full access on Share and that was propagated down. We removed the Everyone group and added ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Creating AD-HOC network on Server 2012 along with LAN

Problem: I am trying to figure out the solution for the following problem. However, I am not fully sure if the following solution will work or not in this case. We are shipping servers with Server ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Can't delete file even though Windows Server 2012 acts like it is deleting

I have a strange problem (Windows Server 2012). I am trying to delete a file, and when I press delete I am prompted with... Then pressing Continue I get... But then the file doesn't delete. ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Group policy WMI Logon Server

I'm trying to setup a GP to do tasks if in a certain location, I believe the best way in doing this is a WMI filter. Could someone help me out? I've never used this part of GP before. Was looking ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Can a GPO be exported from one server and imported into another?

I have a W2008R2 server where we have a default GPO setup. I like the setup and do not want to recreate it for our new W2012 server. I did export it from 2008 but the only option I can find to import ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Several “orphaned” printers

One of my RDS users has 3 of the same printer... Sry it's in Danish. If he logs onto another RDS server, everything is fine (he only has 1), so I guess it's something on the server (it's not in ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

WMS alternative in win server 2012

WMS is not present in win server 2012, so what alternative we have to support streaming video files. Are there any DLLs available to do this. Where to find info about this, plz give me some ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Migrate Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 with Raid 5

What should i consider when migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012. I have a raid 5 configuration, so i don't want to lose any data (+/- 6 TB)
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Group Policy Modeling Error on Server 2012 R2

I am getting the following error when I try to run the Group Policy Modeling tool (which is a part of the GPMC.mmc) on Windows Server 2012 R2. The Domain Controller for this Forrest is the machine ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Deploying Sofware via GPO - Install for Machines Added to Network

Is there someway in Active Directory when deploying software via Computer Settings (Assigned) to have an application be installed to computers after they are joined to the domain? I am currently ...
1
vote
2answers
119 views

Set Windows Server 2012 default screen resolution (VM Ware)

I need to set (default) screen resolution to Win Server 2012 hosted in VMWare vcentrum 5.5.0. It is a dedicated server for running automatic GUI tests for Windows applications by Jenkins. When ...
0
votes
2answers
497 views

Windows Server 2012 - DNS and DHCP not working on client computers

Help me guys, my dns and dhcp server not working anymore. I used it for more than 2 months but then suddenly all my client computers can't get ip address but still dhcp in my server is running. I ...
0
votes
2answers
506 views

How to remote Shutdown Linux machine from Windows? [closed]

Is there a way I can shutdown a Linux box (CentOS) from a batch file on a Windows machine (win 2012 Server)? Edit: Can someone tell me what is unclear about this question, why has it been closed?
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Visio 2010 File not found error

I have several users running Visio 2010 Standard on Windows 7 SP1 systems that are receiving file not found errors when they attempt to double click on a Visio diagram on a network drive. This error ...
0
votes
1answer
504 views

Installing .NET framework 3.5 on windows server 2012

I am installing .NET 3.5 framework on windows server 2012. I downloaded dotNetFx35setup.exe from Microsoft website and copied it to a location E:\Sources\SxS. On every link on google they are telling ...