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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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AVerMedia Broadcaster HD not working in Windows Server 2012 R2

I have a machine running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard equipped with an AVerMedia Broadcaster HD, when using the RECentral program it says the device is occupied and to close the conflicting program....
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Setting up a SSTP VPN on Windows Server 2012 behind a router

I've searched for similar topics, but I'm having some trouble finding info on this particular task. Here's what I'm trying to do: I have a router with a static external (WAN) IP and hostname. On the ...
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Windows reported maximum Frequency is stuck on 100% incorrectly

Windows reported maximum Frequency is stuck on 100% despite cpu speed changing from 1.2GHz idle to 2.9GHz under load CPUid reports updated speed at regular intervals but the Windows Task Manager and ...
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Change Server 2012 display resolution inside of a Hyper-V VM?

Running Server 2012 inside of a Hyper-V VM, clicking on "Display Settings" to try and change the screen resolution, but it says "The display settings can't be changed from a remote session". Anyone ...
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Access a shared Win 8 folder from server 2012 in Hyper-V?

a preface: I've never used Server 2012 (S2k12) so I'm a total noob with it. I'm running S2k12 in a Hyper-V VM (logged in as admin), and need to access a shared folder on my Win 8 host which has full ...
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Windows Server 2008 or 2012 on IBM X3850

I'm having trouble installing WS2008 or 2012 on IBM x3850. Both should be supported but somehow I cannot install any of them on this server. Please note that I don’t have KMV or something similar, I'm ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 - search by file content not working

I can't find any .txt, .php, .cs, .html, etc files using the 'search by file content' option in the searchbar in Windows Server 2012 R2. I can't find the File Service Role. I can't find the Windows ...
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runas with GUI popup?

In Windows Server 2012R2, I've added a context menu item in Explorer to allow me to open certain files with a specific program as Administrator. I use this command: "%SystemRoot%\system32\runas.exe" ...
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Rsync won't save some files

I have a strange issue with rsync: some files are not saved on the remote host. On my Windows 2012 server i'm using: rsync --progress --no-compress --partial -avshW "/cygdrive/d/foto" 'matthijs@192....
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Environment.OSVersion in PowerShell vs PowerShell ISE

Why is it that I see 2 different versions of my OS from PowerShell and PowerShell ISE? The OS: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter Evaluation PowerShell: version 4.0 PowerShell PS C:\> [...
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IIS 8.5: Failed Request Tracing missing from IIS Manager

In Windows Server 2012 R2, I've installed the IIS "Tracing" module. However when I start IIS Manager, I don't see the Failed Request Tracing option anywhere, in any pane or properties window of any ...
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Setting up Windows Server 2012 with a NAS

Looking to set up a Synology DS412+ NAS on a Windows 2012 Server for backups and extra storage. How do you make the NAS viewable on the network? I have been trying for 3 days with no luck. I can FTP ...
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SSD not intended for server use?

I bought 2x Kingston HyperX 3K SSD to use as RAID of a Hyper-V Server 2012 R2-install. When I look at the box it says "This SSD is designed for use in desktop and notebook computer workloads and is ...
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Can Windows 2012 Hyper-V simplify backups?

I'm just setting up a Windows 2012 server. In the past, I've always installed and run all services on "bare hardware", but am looking at hyper-v. I've used virtualization with things like MSVPC and ...
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Safety of redirecting System folders (e.g. : program files ,users,… ) using symbolic links?

Can redirecting system folders as mentioned above using symbolic links cause problems to the system or some applications? And is there any problem if I redirect the folders to another partition on ...
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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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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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Server 2012 R2 / Windows 8.1 Start Menu Search as run

No clue if this has been asked before, but will try anyway. I just installed Server 2012R2 on my pc (Similar to Windows 8.1) - I'm starting to get the hang of it, however there is one thing bothering ...
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Desktop background on start does not work in Server 2012 R2

I tried to set the start screen background to the same as the wallpaper, but the option is greyed out on the Navigation tab.
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Installing nvidia drivers on server 2012

I was trying to install the nvidia drivers for my server running windows server 2012 R2. I am not sure that I was sucsessful, in that I was able to use pnputil to load the inf file (as per this ...
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OS X RDP to Windows Server 2012 R2

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 ...