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Questions tagged [windows-server-2012-r2]

A version of Windows for servers based on Windows 8.1 and a significant update to Windows Server 2012. Questions about administering Windows Server systems that are specific to a business environment are off topic for Super User; please consider asking on Server Fault instead if your question is on topic there.

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Error 0x80240017 While Installing Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable on Windows Server 2012 R2

I need to setup DUO Access Gateway for two factor authentication. Official documentation is given here. Which needs php-7.0.14-nts-Win32-VC14-x64 to run. I've also installed Windows 10 Universal C ...
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Can't remove iis from Windows Server 2012 R2

I'm trying to uninstall IIS from Windows Server R2. I tried Service Manager -> Remove Roles and Features, uninstalling ran, the restart computer, but it's still there. I tried also to do it by ...
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Server 2012 - Hyper V Manager, RemoteFX missing From Hardware List

I've installed Remote Desktop Services and Hyper-V on a server running Windows Server 2012. The Hyper-V settings are showing my GPU as selected for use with RemoteFX as below However when I go to add ...
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Why is IE using up so much CPU?

I have been trying to find out why IE uses up so much processing power, but unfortunately all I have been able to find is various ways to fix it. My problem was caused by leaving the IE open on our ...
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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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Mapped Drive inaccessible from Windows Scheduled task

I am working with python 2.7.9 (64 bit) and windows server 2012 R2 I am trying to set up a windows scheduled task to run a lengthy python script every day. I've managed to by calling the python from ...
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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 Update causing server meltdown

A failed windows update caused my Windows Server 2012 R2 install to have a meltdown. Update package: Microsoft-Windows-NetFx4-OC-Package~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.3.9600.16384 failed and every ...
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If you only run one OS, is Partitioning worth it? [closed]

Traditionally, I've always setup a system partition and a Data partition. I'm just about to setup a new server (Windows Server 2012 R2), and while wondering how big I should make the system partition, ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 does not automatically reboot after installing Windows Updates

Our Windows Updates are installed automatically during the maintenance window, which is configured manually on each of our 2012 R2 servers, so that we can specify different times for each server, or ...
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How can I disable the 'Installing Apps' screen?

I recently set-up a domain for my network for both home & business use. The domain runs well, and I'm ironing out some small issues (probably due to this being the first time I've set up a domain)....
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How to delegate local administration of the client to a help desk group (without it having admin rights of the domain)

I want to delegate local administration of the clients to a help desk group (without it having admin rights of the domain). How do i achieve that? Thanks.
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Is there solution for Windows Server to use MD5 certificate NTP source validation/authentication?

Is there a built-in or third party solution for Windows Server to use MD5 certificate NTP source validation/authentication? If it is built-in, what version of Windows Server and what is the feature ...