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

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Simple batch file fails on Windows Server 2012

On a Windows 2012 Server, from a logged-in Administrator (local and domain), created a batch file "test.bat" by redirecting console input into a file: echo Hello When run from PowerShell cmd prompt ...
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Windows Server 2012 video driver issue with Radeon 6770

I'm missing several options in Catalyst Control Center, clicking detect displays causes CCC to hang. Under the Information tab in Catalyst Control Center under Hardware it says, Device ID, Graphics ...
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wermgr.exe event in security log right before system freeze — any way to get more info?

We have a system that has been hanging inexplicably and without much to go on in the following logs: Application Log, System Log, Security Log, IIS Logs, Custom Application Logs. Everything just ...
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File Modified Date different than Word Last Saved Date

How can the FILE SYSTEM - DATE MODIFIED change without the MS Word DATE LAST SAVED not changing? There have been numerous occasions where a user states that they VIEWED a FILE then closed it without ...
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Steps Needed to Install .Net and SQL Express on Windows Server 2012

Please forgive the simplicity of this question, but I work mostly with Linux servers and older versions of Windows Server. My exact question is how are packages installed on Windows Server 20212, ...
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Windows Server Storage Pool migrate to Windows 10

I have a PC that is currently running Windows Server 2012 R2 and It has 4 HDD's in a storage pool. I would like to uninstall windows server on that machine and replace it with Windows 10 (there is no ...
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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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Windows Server 2012 R2 Network Interface Priority on outgoing connections

On a Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials I have two identical network cards. Both cards are connected to the same switch and the two switch ports are configured to the same VLAN. The network interfaces ...
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How to check the restart status of a remote machine?

I have a server machine that I don't have physical access to at the moment. I needed to do a restart so I remote connected to the server and hit restart... it's been down a while. If I try and remote ...
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not able to ping server or but can RDP

Im on Windows Server 2012 and earlier today I stopped being able to connect to my website. I tried to connect to RDP to check the error log. I could connect and login, but the error log was empty. I ...
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Windows Server 2012: how to automate the dump and zip of a MySQL database

I am using a Windows Server 2012. I need to perform a dump of my database every two hours and zip the SQL generated file. The zip file must have this syntax: nameOfFile_date_hour.zip. I don't need ...
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Limit programs based off group policy [migrated]

what I am attempting to accomplish is having certain executables allowed in a 2012 Active Directory environment based off of a group policy. I have 3 different types of users in my AD. Group A should ...
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Media driver needed when installing Windows server 2012

I'm trying to install Windows server 2012 on a new system but I keep getting this error shortly after set up starts. No idea why as there is no hardware connected that would require any 3rd party ...
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How can I enable multiple users login at a time in remote system?

Recently we bought dedicated server with Windows Server 2012 Standard.It's allowing 2 people at a time.So I want to allow more people at a time. How can I do this?
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Unable to remove 2003 DC from domain environment [migrated]

I'm testing the upgrade of our a domain environment from 2003 to 2012; Our environment consists of one DC (currently 2003 but will be upgraded to 2012 with this exercise). I've transferred all FSMO ...
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Two servers 2012 on same subnet not communicating

I have a very simple network (private) setup. Two win2012 servers connected to a simple Giga switch. They both have static ip addresses (192.168.1.118, 192.168.1.119), both have same subnet mask ...
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DISM how to apply a change to all image indexes

This one has been in my head since long time now and I can't formulate the right question on google to find myself an answer so I'll give it a try here. It's about DISM and WIM Files (Windows Imaging ...
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Escaping spaces in windows, specifically using ntdsutil

I'm trying to escape a space while passing parameters into ntdsutil. The issue is, the parameters must already be inside quotes. My command: ntdsutil "activate instance ntds" "ifm" "create full ...
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how do I install phpmyadmin on windows server 2012 from scratch

how do I install phpmyadmin on windows server 2012 from scratch?? I dont even know where to begin this. I tried but it didn't work out. What else do I need to install in order to make this work? I do ...
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How can I get bluetooth to work on Windows Server 2012?

Apparently Windows Server 2012 does not support Bluetooth out of the box? Is there any way to get Bluetooth to work? I went to the manufacturers' website and found this link: ...
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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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How to setup a PPTP tunnel to automatically reconnect after tunnel connection drops

I am currently connecting to a server via a pptp tunnel. I have a python script that downloads data from the tunnel. Every now and than the tunnel will be disconnected. I am wondering how do I ...
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NTFS - Allow only one user

Is it possible to use NTFS to only allow one specific user to a resource? I have a shared folder, where I will put user home directories, which allows the "Domain Users" group full access. I have a ...
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Auto login Windows Server 2012

Hey all i am hoping someone knows how to set up Server 2012 with auto logon? I already tried: But i am unable to find the checkbox that was in 2008 server that said "Users must enter a user name ...
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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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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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How can I use Office 2010 in multiple languages on a terminal server

Until now, our customers have only needed 1 language for office. For a branch office, we now need office in a totally different language. They will also be working on the terminal server on which ...
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Unable to join a domain in my virtual machine

I have two VMs using Vmware. Windows 2012 R2 is installed on both VMs. First VM I called comp1 and have installed AD DS and DNS features, and I am trying to have the second VM called comp2 join the ...
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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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How to browse to the IIS homepage on an external device after installing Windows Server 2012?

I installed Windows Server 2012, in my home network I can type the ip address of the server in any browser, on any device and the IIS homepage opens up. When I want to open the website on an ...
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Does windows server VDI offer any support for zero clients

I have an acer network display which is capable of booting to the network and connect to a server capable of rendering virtual desktop. It doesn't have a CPU of its own. I am current using a physical ...
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Does PulseAudio work on Windows just like on Linux?

When I'm searching something like this on Google all I'm seeing are only pages with keywords [linux, pulseaudio]. I mean ability to configure output stream of one app to be redirected to input stream ...
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I want to remove file & directories from a directory

I had a directory on a windows 2003 server called e:\Transfer. Once a week I would delete everything within the \transfer directory and then copy the contents from the \transfer directory on another ...
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Windows Essentials Server intermittently shuts down

We have two servers currently set up - both are Windows Essentials, (the second is R2). Currently we have no fully configured the second server so that it doesn't clash with the first (we can't have ...
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IIS config: single instance for multiple site

I have an asp.net MVC website with multiple domains, I wonder if it is possible to config IIS in a way that all the subdomains will point to the same instance instead of having a separate instance for ...
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How to tweak Windows swapping priority (if there is some?)

Sometimes I open a program that allocates too much memory - i.e. computer has 0.5 gb free ram, and an application requests 1gb. In this case, it will start swapping so it can fulfill the request. ...
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What services or tools can I install on Windows server to protect a XAMPP based website? [closed]

The Situation I have a website that is managed using XAMPP instead of IIS, it's installed on Windows Server 2012 and it's based on Wordpress. The Problem I can't find any specific info online for ...
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USB Camera remote access software on Windows Server with public IP [closed]

I cannot find right software that solves my task: I simply want to remotely turn on and watch a USB camera connected to Windows Server with a public IP preferably with an app on a mobile device. ...
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Server2012 IE11 Trusted Sites Zone Protected Mode is turned off but Enhanced Protected Mode is still active for site

I have Enhanced Protected Mode enabled for my machine. I want to disable it (and Protected Mode) for a specific site. I am using IE 11. I tried adding the site to "Trusted Sites" zone where the ...
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Audit logon events with password

I configured my server so it would show audit logon events in case of Failure. Now I want to also record password. Somebody is trying to hack my server. In the event log I only see username which the ...
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Mapped drive's size

I have a shared folder in Windows Server 2012. It is located in server, in D: drive. (D:\Documents) I mapped that folder as a network drive. Size of D: drive is 1 TB, and the mapped drive's size ...
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Network Discovery issues Windows 10. Net view Error 53, how do i resolve this?

We have a simple 2012 Domain controller which is a brand new DC.I am upgrading our workstations to Windows 10 and have the following problem. Now when I click on network to see all other machines on ...
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Windows Server 2012 stopped booting

I installed WS2012 and it was working. My problem was, when I plugged the hard drive into SATA0 and I plugged another bootable (Win Server 2008) hard drive into SATA1, WS2008 loaded. But I needed 2012 ...
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Combination of Citrix Receiver and RDP results in mouse lags

I'm logging in to a remote machine running Windows Server 2003 Enterprise via Citrix Receiver (via my web browser and Java). So far, everything works fine. However, when I use RDP on the Citrix ...
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Windows Server 2012 - Disk read error on boot

When my server is booting up, after POST, I got this error: Disk read error Press CTRL+Alt+Delete to restart I've inserted Hirens boot CD and I'm booting from CD, and there is an option: Boot from ...
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Setting Up a Windows Domain With OpenVPN

I'm setting up a windows domain, I've figured out how to connect to an openvpn vpn at login and radius wifi network as well with intel wireless adapters. I plan on using offline domain login for ...
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Copy all GPOs (with links?) from domain to domain

I'm trying to copy the GPOs that are set up in a domain to another one - just to save a lot of configuring. The domains OUs are identical - except from domain name and machine names. While searching ...
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Unable to invoke-command from Server 2012 R2 to Windows 8

I am trying to run an invoke-command from a Windows Server 2012 virtual to a Windows 8 virtual. The machines are in the same domain and on the same subnet. I have ran the Enable-PSRemoting -force ...
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Just want to send email from my Windows Server 2012, what simple SMTP server to use

I'm trying to configure SMTP on my window server 2012. I do the same as mention here (http://www.vsysad.com/2014/09/setup-and-configure-smtp-server-on-windows-server-2012/). I am trying to send test ...
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Mapped drive does not work

I mapped a drive on Windows Server 2012 using GPO. I did it on local domain policy. But that drive still does not map on users' PCs. PCs are Windows 8. What can you advise?