The successor to Windows Server 2012; based on top of Windows 8.1.

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Should I make a VHD or VHDX out of a Server 2008 machine?

I'm using Windows Server 2012 R2 as my hypervisor. I want to transform a physical machine running Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 to a Hyper-V guest on the 2012 machine. Can I use the VHDX format for ...
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I can browse IIS locally (through external IP), but not externally

So I have a bizarre problem going on on my Windows 2012 R2 Server. I have setup IIS and all the necessary stuff, and through my server (I control it trough Teamviewer) I can browse through the ...
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Does Windows Server 2012 R2 support hot-add CPUs?

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard guest in a virtual environment. My hypervisor (Virtualbox) supports hot-adding and hot-removing vCPU's, but it also says in the VirtualBox manual that "So far ...
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Failed Authentication Against Windows Server 2012 R2 RADIUS Using PAP

I am trying (unsuccessfully) to remotely authenticate onto a Linux-based network switch against Windows Server 2012 R2 RADIUS using PAP. The following event logs appear: Event 1 The audit log was ...
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Windows audio on speaker connect to remote computer

I need to have audio of windows server always running no matter I access this server by remote from other system. For example I have speakers connected to windows server, playing songs. Then ...
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RDP connection not working after vlan id enabled

My issue occured when I enabled VLAN ID in Hyper-V on a physical server. Now I can't connect to it via rdp. Weird thing is that I am able to connect to all virtual machines running on that physical ...
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Problems joining to Active Directory

I am having difficulty connecting my laptop to my domain. I have recently set up a domain controller in my flat but, when I try and connect to it using my machine, it says "An attempt to resolve the ...
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How do I open access from outside on a html file on a windows server?

I have a virtual machine windows server which is used for running tests every day. Each day a report is generated as an html which can be viewed locally in a browser. I want to make this report ...
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Ensuring Cron Jobs are called from within the Server

Here is the information about my development environment: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard 64-bit Operating System, x64-based processor Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2013 .NET Framework 4.0 ...
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Need help locating DC in location

I created a DC and joined a server to that domain. I created a service account in AD, and now I am trying to install an application on that server and use that service account, but I received an ...
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windows 2012 r2 rdp lost connection every 5 seconds

I have a weird problem, windows 2012 r2 rdp established but lost the connection every 10 seconds (windows vps from several providers ) I have tried windows 2008 vps and the connection works without ...
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Hyper V Server not starting

I have setup a computer running windows server 2012 Datacenter R2, however after adding the Hyper V Roll I still cannot start a Virtual Machine on the Server. I am told in the error message that the ...
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Network drive auto reconnect on Windows 8.1/10

I have file server, workstation in domain network and GPO (map network drive to users). File server based on Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (similarly with Windows Server 2008 R2). Workstation based ...
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Able to join Server 2003 machines to a 2012 R2 domain? [migrated]

We're going to be upgrading our servers from Server 2003 SP1 to Server 2012 R2 soon (finally), but I wanted to doublecheck that once the Domain Controller is upgraded from 2003 SP1 OS to Server 2012 ...
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In QuickBooks 2014, how to prepopulate MRU for all users?

i have tried editing the registry and QBWUSER.ini file, but with no luck. No matter what i have done to these two locations i have found filenames, when QBW 2014 is launched, the MRU does not change. ...
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Healthy unknown partition created in WS2012 R2 storage pools - How to recover?

I'm seting up a file server from a WS 2012 R2 VM hosted in hyper-v. I have a raid 1 array for the file server storage that is implemented by an Adaptec 5805 raid card. This disk was set to offline in ...
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How do I make Quick Access in Windows 10 update to the Folder Redirections path?

We have a Domain Network configured with Group Policy to enable folder redirection on all client machines for Desktop, Documents etc. This group policy is applied and works perfectly, however, the ...
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DLL Not Found (AlphaVSS.x64.dll)

I downloaded the AlphaVSS dll and example from (http://alphavss.alphaleonis.com/) to my windows 7 laptop (x64). When I run the example AlphaShadow create c: from an administrator command prompt ...
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EFS File encrypted with “System”

We're trying to set up EFS to secure a file share so that only a service account can access the files in it. Everything works fine, until we try to have an FTP process send files to the folder. ...
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Why do UDP Packets stop being sent if TTL Expire message received?

I have a program that sends UDP packets to devices as part of a task. If during this task, any of the targeted IP addresses causes a TTL Expired packet to be received, the program can no longer get ...
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What's considered the most reliable deployment of OpenSSH?

I have to install OpenSSH on some Windows Server machines (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2003). I see there are some deployments (this one from Wikipedia and another one on GitHub and there might be more). ...
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Checking if a specific .dll is used without external tools

There's a dll in one of our servers, and the guy who used it before left the company, and I'd like to know if it's being used by any processes and if it's not I'd like to delete it. The problem is ...
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Diagnosing iSCSI bottleneck

I just got my hands on a few DL380 G5s, and I thought I would use them in my home lab to test out the creation of a Hyper-V cluster using an iSCSI storage setup. I have installed Server 2012 R2 on all ...
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Creating an ssh tunnel over http_proxy for software activation

Environment: Corporate internal network, with only a proxy server and proxy authentication as a window out. Installing a piece of software on Windows Server 2008 R2 (or 2012 R2). Scenario: I have ...
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Exchange2013-x64-SP1 Extending Active Directory schema FAILED

I have problem with Exchange Server 2013, I want to install Exchange 2013 to Windows Server 2012R2. Extending Active Directory schema FAILED C:\Sw>setup.exe /PrepareSchema ...
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The Windows PowerShell snap-in 'System.Management-Automation' is not installed on this computer

I have Power shell version 4.0 under windows server 2012.. now I run the following powershell command :- $admin = "domain\user" $pwd = "*****" | ConvertTo-SecureString -asPlainText -Force $LiveCred = ...
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Password protection for shutdown&restart?

I'm using windows server 2012 r2. I want to make password protection for shutdown, restart, sign out etc. How could I do?
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Slow text cursor on Windows 8 / Server 2012

After recent migration from Windows 7 and Windows 2008 to Windows 8 / 2012 generation, I've noticed that text cursor moves about 3 times slower with one of arrow keys "press an hold" on new machines ...
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Windows Server 2012

I have a really annoying problem. When I start my server (it is for test purposes, so its on a laptop) and I leave the remote connection and not use it for a while, it will disconnect me. It will ...
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Hard drive requirments for a home NAS Streaming (Plex) server

I plan to build this server to store my Blu-Ray rips, personal photos and music. My original plan was to install Ubuntu but now I plan to run Windows Server 2012 R2 - Datacenter, I get it for free as ...
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How to convert regular windows 10 account to an active directory account?

I run a Windows 10 Enterprise computer, which I used before I (setup and) joined a domain. Now that I have joined the computer to a domain, I want to use my domain account on my computer but still ...
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How to login multiple user at boot - Windows server 2012

How do I boot up Windows Server 2012 with Administrator user as main account and another user (also this administrator) on background with other settings without have to connect with RDP all time to ...
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Web browser is slowing down all other functions on my thin client machines

I have a few thin client machines, Dell Wyse Terminals to be exact. After kicking up a new virtual server with server 2012 R2 our agents have been complaining about a few issues, the first being how ...
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How to click “Download Chrome” button from Windows Server in IE?

I'm unable to download the Google Chrome installer when I'm in Internet Explorer for Windows Server 2012 R2. I normally set the allowed sites under security, but that doesn't work. What is ...
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Windows 2012 R2 CA - certsrv missing templates field

Has anybody come across an issue where the certificate templates field is not available in the CA menu, http://localhost/certsrv/certrqxt.asp? What it should look like is: Has anybody any idea ...
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hyper-v problems on windows 8.1 and server 2012 r2

it's complicated and grows every minute. last day my os was windows 8.1 pro x64 and virtualized windows 8.1 pro x86 with hyper-v. it was really fast, reliable, okay; except vgpu. vgpu is remotefx on ...
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Website redirects to router config page

I recently setup a home server and pointed dns to let's say example.com. Everything works fine, I can see the web page from internal connections that use the dns server it's setup on. But once I ...
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Server 2012 disable phisical disk performance monitor

Considering the following setup : OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Disk : 2x2TB + 2x250GB + 2xSSD Configuration : SSD`s are striped via hardware controller, Storage Spaces configured with ...
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Sudden change in task kill behavior on Windows Server 2012 (Access Denied)

After a reboot on a machine (WS2012-R2), I observed that I could no longer use the "Details" tab in Task Manager to kill a process that I have run at startup. After checking solutions from other ...
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How to access a Google Cloud virtual machine from a laptop with dual external monitors?

I am running a Ubuntu 14.04 System 76 laptop. Two external monitors are connected to this laptop. I have configured a Windows Server (2012, r2) Virtual Machine (VM) on the Google Compute Engine ...
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Pass null arguments into a scheduled task xml file

I am trying to run a batch file when some specific events occurs and I want to pass some null arguments to one of my tasks. The problem is that I don't know how. I have tried a lot of combinations ...
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Run a Logon Script for User Group for Domain Server

I've been searching for an hour and have not had any success so if I overlooked this as a previously answered question please let me know. I am trying to have a logon script that maps drives on all ...
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internet with 2 network adapters

I have a server with Windows 2012 r2 and have 2 network adapter NIC1 and NIC2 With NIC2 I have local net work and it work with IP4v :10.0.0.5 getway :10.0.0.2 with dhcp and dns server and clients ...
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Does installing a wamp stack on server change anything that could break other server software?

I want to install a Wamp stack on our company server, either wamp or xampp. This server is using windows server 2012 R2 Standard and runs a VB.net application, and other software that I might not be ...
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How much memory should Windows 6.2 use, and how much should be available to user applications?

With pagefile disabled and 4GB of memory allocated, Windows 6.2 (8 and Server 2012 with desktop experience) starts up using just under 1GB. As applications are loaded, memory usage reaches 3GB, at ...
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How to disable caching in windows server 2012 R2?

How to disable caching in windows server 2012 R2 ? Any way to set it to a minimal value is also fine. Also disabling caching for a particular application will also work as only 1 application is run ...
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MSDN Datacenter and Standard Licensing [closed]

I have an ESXi server that hosts VMs of Windows Server 2012 R2 environments. In that process, I have a template that uses Windows Server 2012 R2 as the OS with other software. This way users have the ...
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How do I enable the file based write filter on Windows Embedded Server 2012?

I am evaluating a copy of Windows Server 2012 R2 for a possible upgrade of systems at my work. We need to ensure that the configuration we are using will still work with the write filter in place. ...
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Trying to start app pool via Powershell Script - getting error intermittently

I have a batch script that allows me to turn off a site, deploy files and turn the site back on. Stop the application pool - works Stop the website - works Deploy files - works Start Application ...
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windows server vpn with direct tunnels/connections between clients

I'm setting up a VPN for gaming which requires low latency connections. I'm trying to figure out how I can make the computers in my VPN to connect directly to each other instead of routing all traffic ...