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

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How to solve DDOS attacks in Windows Server 2008 R2 / Windows Server 2012? [closed]

Any software for windows Writing custom (intelligent) microsoft windows firewall extension (C#/C++/C) Writing custom (intelligent) firewall for windows Installing nginx etc. on the same computer and ...
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How do I reduce the size of the titlebar and window border padding on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012?

I think the size of the titlebars and the titlebar text are too large in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Also, the window border padding cannot be adjusted like it could in Vista and Windows 7, as ...
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How do I install Windows Defender/MSE on Server 2012?

On earlier versions of Windows client and server you could install Microsoft Security Essentials, free antivirus from Microsoft. In Windows 8 client, it is integrated into Windows Defender. However, I ...
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Connect to Windows Server 2012 with valid client certificate only?

With linux you can issue a certificate and put it into putty and disable password login. I think this is a great way to stop pesky bots hammering RDP login the whole time. I have noticed on the ...
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Increasing user assigned 'administrator' privileges

We've just installed Server 2012 at our workplace, which in many respects is similar to Windows 8. The issue is that a user has been created, and assigned as an administrator has a pathetically low ...
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How can I make Windows Server 2012 R2 like Windows 8.1?

I installed Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter on my Sony VGN-Z56TG laptop. After I finished installing it, I noticed that some features in Windows 8.1 were missing from it, and some other limitations. ...
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RDP connection from Windows 7/8 to Server 2012 is slow

I recently installed Windows Server 2012 for development purposes at our office and noticed immediately that connecting via RDP is slow. It can take 5-10 seconds to connect at times, where as ...
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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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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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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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Remote Desktop Connection can't connect to Windows Server 2012

Mission to Remote Desktop INTO Windows Server 2012 (standalone). Situation: Control Panel, System, Remote Settings, Remote Desktop – Allow All firewalls off Connect attempt using a known IP address ...
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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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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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Are there any limitations of Hyper-V inside Windows 8 client compared to Windows Server 2012?

As the title says - are there any limitations (hardware, software or licensing) of Hyper-V as found in Windows 8 client OS compared to this feature in Windows Server 2012?
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How to install Maximus V Gene motherboard drivers on Windows Server 2012?

When I insert the disc to install my Maximus V Gene motherboard drivers on Windows Server 2012 I get the following error: Support CD Setup Program ASUS CD does not support this operating ...
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How do I install Get Windows 10 app while joined to a domain

The app installation seems to be blocked from installation by Microsoft if the computer is joined to a domain. Microsoft says the usual "contact your domain administrator" to allow this but I cannot ...
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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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Microsoft License Windows 2012 R2

Can I update Windows server 2012 standard to Windows server 2012 standardR2 without a license update?
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Hyper-V: NAT Port Forwarding [closed]

I rented one dedicated server (Win Server 2012) with one adapter/static IP address. I want to install Hyper-V and guest OS (Win also), that can expose some of its services to the internet. For ...
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Disable auto run .exe file?

I run Windows Server 2012 and when I log in the Open File window appears and it wants to start a .exe file. Where can I view the start up folder and disable all the start ups? Note that I want to ...
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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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Whats the difference between the Remote Desktop Services options on Windows Server 2012?

Whats the difference between the early option when installing Remote Desktop Services compared to explicitly choosing Remote Desktop Services under the Roles section? (All within the Add Roles and ...
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Windows firewall - what order is used?

I setup a 2012 server with some extra bits a few days ago. Seems that there are 17 ports open to the free world now. I want to only permit access to these ports from a specific range of IP addresses. ...
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what ports to open up for GitHub to install and work?

I want to use GitHub on a server where user accounts are not supposed to be able to go online otherwise. The GitHub Windows app does not even install without users' downloading it themselves (see my ...
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how to publish the GitHub app to remote users of Windows Server 2012?

I think I have an idea what publishing apps to users mean on a Windows Server I administer. (More on that in this wiki, perhaps) However, it seems to work well with apps with exe's in the main ...