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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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)
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Are Windows Server permission unreliable?

We are using a Windows Server 2012 at work to share files among employees. Some of the files that need to be stored are sensitive, so we restrict read access to only a handful of people. However, ...
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How to remotely connect to a Hyper-V virtual machine

I own a remote machine running Windows Server 2012, I created a virtual machine using Hyper-V, installed Windows 7, is possible remotely connect to this virtual machine? How do I do that? Using some ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - Client Stuck After Login

I have a problem in my client computers. There are times that when I login in any client computers I stuck in welcome screen it still keeps loading. My client computers use windows 8.1 Someone can ...
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Create RAM disk on the VM, or on the host?

I am interacting programatically between two programs (Matlab, and ISpice), where one program writes a file to disk then the other reads it and writes another file to disk, which is read by the first. ...
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VM Machine can't boot from WDS using VMware

I have problem with WDS service in windows server 2012 R2 using Vmware workstation , my setting until now are : the DHCP Role installed and properly working and 60PXEClient option is enabled, and i ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 - Unable to find DNS manager

I have domain controller running with DNS server. DNS is working properly but I can't open DNS Manager. nslookup is also working. There is no problem with domain controller functionality. But I can't ...
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Printer Does Not Exist To Service (Windows Scheduler) on Windows Server 2012 R2

We use a program that automates stuff and uses the Windows Scheduler to do so. We have an issue where we can run the app to print output manually, but when it's scheduled in the Windows Scheduler, the ...
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Block all IP except few in Windows Firewall [closed]

Multiple windows firewall rules are ANDed together or ORed? Background: I have a SQL database server running on a public cloud virtual machine. I have configured allow connection inbound rule in ...
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how to make a server work as NPS and RADIUS server?

i have one server " with windows server 2012 operating system" and i want this server to work as DNS, DHCP, NPS( Network Policy Server), RADIUS. can anyone give links or books that can help me ...
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How to capture a windows pop-up box event in task manager or by other method?

The pop-up box event is a windows error notification with a 'OK' click box. I want to auto-click the 'OK' or suppress the appearance of the pop-up box. But how to capture this event? I can't see ...
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Migrate SQL Server 2014 Enterprise to new machine

We had Bizspark, which we are now graduates of. As I understand from the Bizspark page: You can keep, at no charge, all the software you downloaded, including a standard configuration of Windows ...
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OneDrive folder not syncing despite removing from roaming profile

I'm in a small business running Windows Server Essentials 2012 r2 on a headless server with Windows 8.1 clients. I've had various problems syncing OneDrive, which appeared to be solved by removing ...
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How do I add a Microsoft account user to Windows Server 2012?

I am managing a small network with a Windows Server 2012 domain controller. I have usernames of the network users who can access various network drives/files. In the past, I would open up Active ...
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Windows Server 2012 does not see internal RDX drive, but it shows in the BIOS

We’re running Windows Server Essentials 2012 on a new HP Proliant Server, and we bought both an internal and USB 3.0 external RDX drive with a few 500GB RDX cartridges. We are running into two ...
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Silent Install Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 8

I am writing my first Powershell script to automate the installation of Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) for Windows 8. I plan to install it on a Hyper-V VM running on Windows Server 2012. I ...
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Would Windows Server 2012 be an ideal OS for a NAS

I am currently using FreeNAS as a OS for my NAS and I use it without a hitch. A few days ago, I got a dreamspark subscription and with that came a free copy of Windows Server 2012. I was just ...
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Upgrade from Windows 2008 Server Standard (64-bit)

I am in Canada and have a server running 2008 Standard (not R2), 64-bit, retail license without Software Assurance (until very recently, I had never even heard of SA). I'm investigating an upgrade to ...
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0x000000C4 error on windows server 2012 r2 installation

I want to install windows server 2012r2 on my Dell CS 24-sc over USB. It boots successfully from the USBb disk and show loading files. The windows logo appears and the following error shows up. Need ...
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Windows Server 2012 folder share without active directory

I am having a really hard time figuring out how to effectively set up folder sharing with Windows Server 2012. I have four servers all collocated in a data center. Each server has two ethernet ...
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Is it possible to downgrade server 2012 to server 2008 R2?

We have purchased a server 2012 license, however the software we need to use only works with 2008 R2. I have already installed and activated server 2012, is it possible to downgrade to 2008 R2 or ...
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expose VPN IP to External IP

I have setup a VPN on a windows server 2012, I have several machines at multiple locations, (ie: laptop/workstation etc..). What I need is to be able to connect to the VPN from anywhere and would be ...
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HOSTS file entries leading to permissions issues - Windows Server 2012

We have a HOSTS file that maps a document server to an IP address of the local machine, it looks similar to this: DocumentServer 10.xx.xx.11 The local IP address being 10.xx.xx.11 We are ...
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Windows Server 2012 on blade servers role distribution - spliting load?

Let's say we have blade chassis: up to six blades are possible, two CPU per blade. Task: deploy entire Windows 2012 infrastructure in this chassis, like Domain Controller (couple of those), different ...
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Nslookup can't find srv records after server move

I just moved my non-profit's server from Windows 2003 to 2012. Everyone can log in, but I'm having trouble joining computers to the domain and netlogon throws an error every so often. I think some ...
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New File via Dropbox Does Not Inherit Windows Directory Permissions

Environment: Windows Server 2012 Mac OS 10.6.8 Dropbox The purpose of the Dropbox share is to allow the user on the Mac to move files into a directory that is served by IIS on the Windows Server ...
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Run a script remotely at a Windows Server

My situation is this. I want to have a script ran by pressing a button on my website (admin control page). My web server(linux) and dedicated box(windows 2012) are in different locations. For ...
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Is it possible to run Windows Server 2012 without .NET 4.5

By doing a bit of research I found out that removing .NET 4.5 can cause Windows Server 2012 to malfunction. I was curious if it would also cause problems when .NET 3.5 and .NET 4 (not 4.5!) are ...
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Online edition upgrade Windows Server 2012 (R2)

I had to find a way to upgrade a server from Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard to Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Edition. A colleague did the installation of the Standard edition instead of the ...
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windows server 2012 span multiple raid 5 arrays

I have some old hard disks that I want to get as much out of them as possible for space. Currently, I have: 2 x 200 GB HDD 2 x 500 GB HDD 2 x 1.0 TB HDD 1 x 1.5 TB HDD If I combine them as ...
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Using Windows Server 2012 like a regular operating system

I am in the process of designing a custom computer for work. I've been leaning towards building a system with 4 physical processors in it, However no windows versions except for the server releases ...
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The task 'Add New User' did not complete successfully - Windows Server 2012 R2

I just added a role windows server essentials experience in order to make a client computers backup but suddenly I can't make user accounts. It's always says that "The task 'Add New User' did not ...