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How to disassociate MAPI under Set Program Associations

I'm trying to disassociate the MAPI option for "Send Mail" but under Set Program Associations, it is not allowing me to un-tick the option. Screenshot of Program Associations I've tried to un-tick ...
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How to add an exception for password policy for a user in Windows AD [migrated]

Here is the scenario, One of our users, needs an exception to password policy (VIP user). How is it possible it AD. Appreciate your help
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Storage Spaces - x2 HDDs Lost Comms, both have same friendly name

I have a server with x36 3TB installed, all are assigned to a single Storage Pool with x3 virtual drives. I've discovered that x2 physical drives have failed and the Operational status says Lost ...
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Is there a work-around for the “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer”?

I was wondering if there is another way apart from restricting drives from my computer Group policy for my users, the issue is we have a program running on the server that the users use that ...
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How to Automatically Send Message to Users If they Reach the High Level of CPU or RAM

We have Terminal Server 2012R2. We have users that takes high amount of CPU and RAM from time to time. We want to automatically warn them with Message (via Msg.exe) to close some windows before we ...
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Permissions for file share used by PC on same domain

I have created a script that runs on \\Server and writes to \\BackupServer\BackupShare. It works as expected when I run it myself. I then setup a job in Windows Task Scheduler to run as SYSTEM and ...
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Run Task Schedule with Least Privileged User

I need to run the EAServer application (exe/ bat file) from Task Schedule BUT with the local user who has least the privilege permissions. Your kind support would be highly appreciated. Thanks Malik ...
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IIS logs no longer created

Since late in November, one of our web servers do not generate any IIS logs at all. The server have around ten different web sites with log folders in separate directories and this server has been ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 VM Box Change resulted in public network

I have a domain controller, AD2, which was operating as a VM on another server (one that uses Microsoft Hyper-V). I am in the process of porting to our new virtualization server (uses EuroNAS eEVOS). ...
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Moving Old Server's System Drive to a New Server

I need to know whether it's possible to move the system drive from an older server computer to a new server computer with completely different parts and specs without having to reinstall Windows or ...
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removal of orphaned SID on a windows server

I am in a situation where there is fileserver has many orphaned SID as individuals were granted access via their UID and at a later date the account deleted. Obviously this is a bad thing and ...
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GPP Drive Maps Slow logon

Currently I have three mapped drives being applied by user group policy. These Policies work fine till the user is offsite and doesn't have a network connection. These mapped drives are being mapped ...
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Windows Server 2012: Does it allow the Win+U keyboard shortcut from lockscreen?

in a few days I'll have a Windows Server 2012 server PC dumped into my lap. The employee who knew the passwords for it was fired. My first task assigned by my boss will be to log in as admin. I know ...
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8192 character limit for api on IIS + nginx server

I am facing an issue intermittently. I have a website hosted on IIS on server. The project is on .Net and I use ashx handler to communicate with the API's. From past two days I am facing a weird ...
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Windows share with “at” sign and guid?

I have several shares on my windows server - like... \\myserver\files Now I have used Synology Fileserver back up, and now all my shares have an "at" sign and a guid like this... \\myserver\files@{...
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How to turn ReFS “Enforced” file integrity off?

Short Version I have files on a ReFS volume where Integrity Stream integrity is Enforced is true. PS M:\> Get-Item Contoso.vhdx | Get-FileIntegrity FileName Enabled Enforced -------- ...
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How to recover hard drive data hp dl380 after power supply burn?

The power supply area is completly burn. How to retrieve data from the server now. We have same server model, will it possible if i replace hard drives to another server?
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Remote Desktop Close Automaticaly after Log In

I have a Windows server 2012 inside of an active directory and I want to access it via remote desktop but I can´t. It ask me for the credentials when I try to connect, I can see the screen for a ...
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Failed to schedule Software Protection service for re-start at 2119-10-19T18:07:58Z. Error Code: 0x80041316

our Windows Server 2012 Essentials is getting evenvwr poluted with the error message bellow and attached every 30 seconds. I've done a lot of research but nothing worked so far, this is what I tried: ...
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Re-IPing a Windows 2012 r2 Domain Controllers

We are moving to a new IP range (not private IPs). I am trying to find a checklist on re-IPing Domain Controllers(DCs are our DNSs). No experience with re-IPing DCs, but have read that it is not ...
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automated program stopped when switching remote desktop window

I'm Running an automated program using do it again app on vps windows (rdp) when i'm switching the rdp window the program stop running until i cam back and to let the program finish i have to open the ...
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MSMQ - Can we delete Outgoing Message Queues?

We want to make disappear the outgoing message queues to be sure that our app wouldn't use them anymore. If Outgoing Message Queues are temporary, when does it disappear from compmgmt.msc when they ...
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NTFS Permission - Only allow owner of files/folder to delete the files/folder. Orther user can read/write but not delete

I try to create NTFS Permission that .nly allow owner of files/folder to delete the files/folder. Orther users can read/write but not delete. But i not able to do so. Can we do that on windows ? I'm ...
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How to script Users or Groups into a folder's Share

I have a bunch of servers with a Shared folder and numerous AD groups that need to have Full Control access to the Share--I don't care right now about the Security tab on that folder--I'm talking ...
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Error 0X8007003B: An unexpected network error has occurred

When trying to transfer files to network drives, we are experiencing the same error at random times. 0x8007003B error. This started only about three days ago and is been affecting several users. How/ ...
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Can't RDP on Windows Storage Server 2012

We have a Windows Storage Server 2012 and I'm not able to open RDP connection to it, I get two different error messages randomly (attached). I'm able to ping the server (attached) I'm able to open ...
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Windows Server 2016 upgrade with no human interaction

In my organaisation we have over 1000 VM with Windows Server 2012 R2. We are planning to upgrade all the VMs to windows server 2016. I just wanted to know if we can do that with no human interaction. ...
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I can't upload dll files by Filezilla

For a few weeks, without having changed any configuration of the server or my computer, I cannot upload any file with a DLL extension to the server, Windows 2012. The error is a timeOut, but only ...
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ssh “ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer” error

I want to make ssh connection to an Ubuntu 16.04 server from Windows 2012. telnet 22 can be connected and ssh uses port 22. There is no alternative port number in sshd_conf file in destination host. ...
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Should an Ubuntu VM on a Win2012 Hyper-V host auto-register on the local DNS?

The windows VMs on my Hyper-V host all seem to auto-register in the local DNS (hosted on one of those VMs - the DC) but any Ubuntu VMs aren't doing that. I thought they did, but one seems to have ...
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0x800A03E9: Out of memory - IIS 7

Server Details: Windows 2008 r2 Datacentre (Compute Engine Google Cloud Platform) I recently upgraded the resources from: 20gb RAM 4 CPU to 90gb RAM 16 CPU Since the upgrade I have been getting ...
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How to set Cygwin Permissions in Windows Server 2012R2

I´ve created on the Cygwin64 Terminal 10 users, and i would like to set a permissions in order to avoid users seeing documents from different users. Can anyone help me down ?
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Using windows shell to modify the line after a specific line

I am trying to edit a line right after the line I am searching for. The file used is actually generated from parsing the registry.pol through the LGPO.exe. Here is the sample of the text file: ...
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Can't hear audio from desktop instance connected to Windows 2012 Terminal Server

I'm trying to help a colleague set up an application on a desktop instance of Windows Terminal Server. The problem is that the application is supposed to receive an audio stream, which you should ...
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How to add a server in a current network? Look at the picture attach

I would like to add a Windows server with a Web Application to the network. From what I understand, I have to join all computers to the domain(server) and install the web application inside the root ...
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How to verify Registry key changes in GUI

I am currently using Ansible to automate the updating of the registry keys of a Windows 2016 Server machine. I am able to achieve that however I have a question in regards to verifying that the ...
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Virtual disk still shows up as degraded after repair

On a machine running Windows Server 2012 R2, I have a virtual disk consisting of 8 physical disks in a parity configuration. One drive died, so I replaced the dead drive and followed these ...
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remote interactive session showing from sysinternals logon sessions - not showing in task manager nor any other processes ???hacked?

I have this showing (computername removed) is the results from logonsessions tool from sysinternals - although when I check in taskmgr for anything related to the administrator no remote (rdp) ...
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How to get PowerShell console UI look from Win10home on Server 2k12R2

Here is what I mean, and I dont see this in properties: In Windows 10 Home or Professional, the newer Powershell builds have a nice format for different things such as variables being green, cmdlets ...
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Generally what are the ports that need to be open and remain on a windows server?

Normally under windows open and public ports there are nearly 50 to 60 ports. Most of these range between 1 - 1023. Can all those ports keep as it is or should I close them except RDP.
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Windows Server - activities from all users

I am trying to debug which places (configuration files) the user credentials are mentioned in a Windows server to run various services. This is required to since password for the user changed now and ...
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How to automate clicking two buttons on a windows server 2012?

It's really dumb, but I have a program running on a server that crashes every few minutes. In order to restart it I just need to click two buttons. I tried using actiona to click these two buttons, ...
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User configuration settings made via gpedit not reflecting in registry for user with Logon as service right

I am trying to enable screen saver setting via gpedit and also ran gpupdate and rebooted the server. I have a Bigfix script that is iterating over HKEY_USERS hive and checking if a user key is ...
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Windows 2019 Server Does Not Appear in Network Resources List on (Potential) Windows 7 Clients

I have set up a Windows Server 2016 in small office using WORKGROUPs rather than an Active Directory scheme. I set up groups, added users to the groups and then specified shared folders for each group....
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Re-send DNS request to another server

I'm little bit new in DNS and we're trying to set with our VPN supplier the right direction of DNS on our Windows Server 2012, because: VPN is managed by our supplier in a cloud on his network. The ...
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Connection from server to client in rdp session

My "client PC" is connected to server via RDP. I want to send a message from server to WCF service, that is hosted on client PC. Is it possible (can server send anything to client PC)?
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Email to my Windows Server 2016 is not arriving in drop\ directory

When email is sent from Internet to my Windows Server 2016 computer, nothing arrives in: C:\inetpub\mailroot\Drop\ When I send a test email from Internet to the server, Wireshark shows that the email ...
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PowerShell Get-PhysicalDisk MediaType returns no data on servers

I want to use Get-PhysicalDisk | select MediaType to find SSD drives. Like the question said, fails on Server 2012 R2. Also tried using VBScript WMI: On Error Resume Next strComputer = "." Set ...
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How to force Windows Server to use specific network adapter?

OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Server has 2 network adapters. Each is connected to WAN with different ISP. There is offsite location with static IP (ex. 22.33.44.55). How can I force all ...
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Strange Robocopy behavior in directory mirroring

I use robocopy to keep some directories synchronized between two iSCSI attached arrays on a Windows Server 2012. I have noticed strange behavior in Robocopy and have done a test. I created a script to ...