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

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

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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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Tool to track session time logged into RDP [closed]

I'm looking for a free tool to get a report of the total time I'm logged into my computer (via RDP) It would start the time here: Remote Desktop Services: Session logon succeeded: User: ...
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How can I figure out what IPv6 to use if I want to set a static IP for my computer?

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 on my desktop. I changed my connection settings to hardcode my internal IP address as 192.168.0.99 (IPv4). Windows Server 2012 warned me that I should also set ...
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How to upgrade from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2 (Standard Edition)?

I've been trying to understand how to upgrade from from Windows Server 2012 to Windows Server 2012 R2 (Standard Edition) and I can't find the installer/upgrade to download anywhere. Does someone know ...
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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, ...
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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?
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Anywhere Access with Windows Server 2012 Essentials

I have Windows Server 2012 Essentials and I'm trying to set up Anywhere Access so I can remotely access files.  This feature was really easy to access in Windows Home Server and I'm trying to ...
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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 = ...
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Installing Ffmpeg for Windows Server 2012

I want to convert a number of .wmv files to .mp3 format in a batch, so I need ffmpeg for that but I can't install ffmpeg on Windows Server 2012. I have done all the steps described on this link ...
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Windows 8 & Server 2012: SQL Server Connection Delay

When connecting from a Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8 box to a SQL Server machine, it takes 2 sec to open a SQL connection and .5 sec for any SQL command to execute. Connecting to the same SQL ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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" ...
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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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Windows 8 cannot connect remotely to Windows Server 2012

I have installed Windows Server 2012 and then configured remote applications. At first it was working fine and I could be able to connect remotely and run remote applications from Windows 8 clients. ...
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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 ...
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WIndows server 2012 will not allow mirroring drives/partitions

I have a dell c1100 server and it gave me a hard time installing windows server 2012. Now installed, I want to setup mirroring inside windows (raid 1 effectively). In disk management, I right click ...
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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 ...
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Installing Windows Server 2012 with a 4TB Hard Drive giving me GTP Error + deceted as 2TB

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2012 for a new NAS/Backup build. The primary error is Windows only detecting 2.2TB at install out of 4TB. I have plugged the HDD into another computer and ...
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Internal LAN Based Chat/Messenger with LDAP/Active Directory Auth

Are there any options out there for an internal chat messenger that offers logging in with an AD account? I've found some options out there for internal chat messengers but none seem to support AD.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Why are Disk and Network columns disabled in Task Manager in Windows Server 2012?

Compared to Windows 8, Windows 2012's Task Manager has Disk and Network columns disabled. Why are these columns disabled? How can one activate them, especially the Network column?
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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; ...
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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 ...
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How do I set photo of my users?

I see that Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 RDS user login photo, and when recieving mails there's a "template" photo of the user sending the mail... Can I globally set photo of all my users, so they ...
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OS X RDP to Windows Server 2012

I am attempting a Remote Desktop Session. It will be from OSX 10.8.4 to Windows Server 2012 DataCenter R2(Build 9431). I am using 2.1.1 Remote Desktop client for Mac. I have disabled Network Level ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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Disable Windows Server 2012 automatic log off

I have been searching for a while, but I don't find a solution for this anywhere... I'm in a factory and they have Windows Server 2012 with an HMI (HumanMachineInterface) on it. They have computers ...
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Virtualbox gives Error code: 0x000000C4 with Windows 8.1 or 2012

Trying to boot Windows 8.1 or Windows server 2012, either a previously installed VM or booting from CS/ISO on virtualbox gives Error code: 0x000000C4.
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...