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Not able to install .Net 4.8 on windows server 2016

I am trying to install the .net 4.8 full version on Windows server 2016 from this website. But when I am installing it, I am getting the popup of this error "Cannot find object or property"...
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Can you add a physical computer (laptop) to a vm domain controller which sits on a host PC?

I saw this question but I'll provide a bit more description in bullet point. I created various virtual machines (2 to be exact) on my host PC - one a Server 2016 and another one Windows 10. Server ...
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Windows Defender stops automatically after a few hours. (Windows server 2016)

Good morning. This has been happening to me for a long time. The Windows Defender service stops after a few hours of running. In the event viewer I only see this error: "The Windows Defender ...
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Hide list of logged in users on lock screen when using Remove Desktop Connection Broker

We have two remote desktop servers (for redundancy reasons) and connection broker handling the connections for them, using Windows 2016. On the Windows lock screen there's a list of other logged in ...
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I cannot install fonts as an admin for all users on Windows Datacenter 2016. The option to “Install for All Users” is not presented

I'm trying to install a new font for all user on Windows Datacenter 2016. I'm RDP'd in as the local Administrator, and the fonts have been downloaded to the server. After reading the online ...
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Demand Dial Connection Behind NAT + Port Forwarding Router

I tried to setup a Demand Dial Connection between 2 Servers (2019 or below). Both of them are behind another router in different Private Subnets (Microsoft Server again) with NAT enabled. There's a ...
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Local user being removed from Administrator's group and added to Users and Performance Monitor Users Group. NOT on a domain

Hello and thanks for reading. Before I start, I want to state this is happening on machines that are NOT on a domain. I know there are other answered questions regarding why this might be happening ...
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Where are these configuration files on Windows 2016 server installation?

I am not a system engeneer (I am a software developer) and moreover I don't have strong background on Windows (I know better Linux) and I have the following problem. In order to configure a SIEM agent ...
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File sharing resource is online but not working

I have a Windows Server 2016 that needs to access a file share on a Netapp. I checked all firewall rules so the connection is allowed and I can see the system accessing the file share on port 445. In ...
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YouTube Comment Not Showing In Client PC

I am facing one strange problem recently. Whenever I play videos on YouTube on Client PC, I can't see any comments in Comments Section. But on the server PC, there is no problem in the comments ...
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How to execute an interactive scheduled task when the user is not logged in on a Windows Server 2016 VM

So I'm trying to execute a powershell program that will open the browser with some website and take screenshot of that webpage and store it somewhere. Its working when I'm logged into the VM. But as ...
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Tunneling or port forwarding with Windows 2016 and Gateway in the middle

I connect to the office PC (Windows Server 2016), by RDP with a gateway just before it connects and established in the RDP properties before conecting. After I connect to the office PC by RDP, I can ...
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Windows remote terminal stuck at black screen

from time to time, on of our about 30 terminals turn black as seen on the screen and there is no way, other than force sign out. Sending ctrl-alt-end with virtual keyboard does nothing, nor alt-...
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Windows Admin Center Extension “Local users and groups” exceptions

I successfully installed Windows Admin Center (WAC) on windows server core 2016. But when working with the "Local users and groups" extension I have a problem: when press on "Manage ...
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span monitors:i:1 or /span not working with RDP on one machine

We are trying to connect a hyper-V VM running Windows Server 2016 version 1607 that needs to connect with the resolution 3840x1080 from a PC with two 1920x1080 monitors. The 2 monitors should act as ...
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RemoteApp application won't start issue

I'd like to ask your help in tackling the following issue: We store the files of some applications on a file server. The file server can be accessed through a terminal server. The users can reach ...
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How to trigger Windows events 4723 and/or 4724 user password change/reset for testing purposes?

this question is related to my other question on how to monitor user password changes. I will provide a link in comments. I ended up trying to do a scheduled task triggered by Windows events 4723 and ...
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Root Certificate updates via Windows Update?

With the upcoming change of CA Root certificates for Amazon S3 and CloudFront I was doing an audit today checking that machines actually have the Amazon Root CA [1234] certificates installed, ref: How ...
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MySql Installer - Select Products Empty when installing on server

I have Windows Server 2016 Datacenter. I need to install MySqL 8.0.23 and the options are all greyed out, even when I attempt the non web installer ?? Ive tried 8.0.22 and 8.0.23 and 5.6.51 and none ...
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Clone Partition (OS Partition) Differential?

I am looking for software to do the following: Copy the partition highlighted in yellow to the same disk(another parition) (imagine there's enough space unallocated) Perform incremental/differential ...
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Windows Server 2016 as Domain Controller creates Eventlog ID 5829, but Users can logon to the domain anyway, why?

I have recently read several articles about Microsoft enforcing secure connections to Windows domain controllers. Currently, unsecure Netlogon connections should produce a warning in System event log ...
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Allowing a domain name instead of an IP in Windows Firewall

A client of mine retrieves records from a remote MSSQL instance using excel about once a week, for which he is whitelisted on the Windows Server that instance is running on. Every once in a while his ...
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Unable to create ssh connect to Amazon Lightsail instance

I have problems when trying to transfer data from my local machine to cloud server (Amazon lightsail). My idea was to transfer data from local machine with scp command using private key. However I got ...
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Azure Mars Agent issue with proxy

I am trying to install Mars Agent for Azure backup on premises but i got a problem. When i try to install a client on windows serveer 2016 the wizard says that i have no internet as below: which is ...
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Connecting to Remote Desktop Gateway (RDG) server using external static iP address

I have two servers: RDG (Remote Desktop Gateway) and Terminal. I want to connect from Internet to Terminal via RDG using external static IP address. The manuals describe cases with domain names only, ...
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VMware VM client (Windows 2016) IP disappear for a few seconds

I have a Windows Server 2016 VM sitting on a VMware host (hosted by my local service provider which I have no access to). Everyday at 5am our application will restart on schedule, but recently we ...
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Reapplying inherited permission on redirected folders

I had some hard drive corruption a few weeks ago after an overnight powercut, had to use checkdisk on pretty much every virtual disk. Since then, random users have lost permissions to some files in ...
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Windows server 2016 storage pool 100% disk activity without actually writing to disk

I have a Windows Server 2016 machine hooked up to a few assorted drives, some of them through a PCI-E SATA card (not a RAID card). I'm trying to set up the storage pool of these drives in a simple ...
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How do I change password in windows server 2016 on the login screen?

I just bought a hosted Windows 2016 server, and the only access I have to it right now is a god-awfull java-based KVM-interface. In order to sign in, I need to enter my password, then I am prompted to ...
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DNS Server is not responding to any requests

I am trying to set up a small network using virtual machines for my Microsoft Server 2016 class. I need to use the internet to download some applications and put them into a share folder for the other ...
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Dism.exe /ResetBase error on Windows server 2016

I'm executing the command DISM /Image:E:\WIM\Mount /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase on an offline mounted WIM Image. I'm facing this error: Error: 0x800f0806 The operation could not ...
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publish SSTP VPN through reverse proxy?

Good day Everyone I have setup a microsoft web application proxy to reverse proxy a couple of sites. I would like to know if anyone know if it is possible to publish our sstp vpn though the WAP? this ...
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How do I hide the Control Panel icon COMPLETELY from a Windows Client using Windows Server 2016?

Basically what the title says... I don't only want the items to be gone from the control panel. I also want the control panel icon gone.
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The same local profile for domain users on server?

We have a Security Group in AD: ACL_SRV1_USERS. It contains domain accounts USR1, USR2 and USR3. I need to setup a same local profile for this users/Security Group on member server SRV1. They needs ...
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Is my VM hyperthreaded?

I've been provided a VMware ESXi VM (running Windows Server 2016 SE) with 8 logical processors, but I can't tell whether the VM is hyperthreaded. (This matters for SQL Server.) C:\Users\XXXXXXX>...
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How to manage Windows Performance Monitor output history

I have various perf counters I want to track on an ongoing basis so that if an issue arises I know I have a recent historical view of those counters. I set this up by creating a user-defined Collector ...
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Working remotely over VPN with Win10 and Windows Server (AD, SMB)?

We have a small accounting office (5-7 staff members) in which each staff member has a Win10 PC that connects to a local Windows Server 16 system over LAN. The server handles Active Directory, DNS (...
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How to update Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLID\{ID} Value

does anyone know how to change/ update Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLID{ID} value>? I use the following PowerShell binding to Group Policy for updating certain registry key in HKCR when user login ...
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Windows Server and SFTP Server Restrictions - Restrict Users to Particular Directories

I have an OpenSSH server running on a Windows Server 2016. Two users user1 and user2 are in a group sftptestgroupone and three users buyerX, buyerY, buyerZ are in a group sftptestgrouptwo. And I have ...
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RDWeb: How to block clipboard and printer redirection for 'Connect to a Remote PC' only

I've got a 2016 RDWeb Gateway. I want to allow users to have clipboard and printer redirection for the 'RemoteApp and Desktop' links, but I don't want to allow it for 'Connect to a Remote PC'. I see ...
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C Drive is full, but 90% is unsccessible space?

My server's C drive have a 1 TB SSD drive, but 98% of the disk is used. If I use WinTree or WinDir, it says I'm using 90 GB on my C drive.  But Windows says I'm using 940 GB. I tried a tool called &...
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Windows 2012 Datacenter in-place upgrade to windows 2016 Datacenter

As Azure does not support in-place upgrade from windows 2012 datacenter to windows 2016 datacenter, I was forced to to download a vhd from Azure blob(more than a week, 127 gb file), but it turned out ...
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pdftk merge from folder

is it possible for pdftk to merge PDF's from one folder with another PDF from another folder but taking into account that it has to do this with one file after another? Example: PDF1 from folder A ...
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Windows Scheduled Task not retrying

I have a Windows Scheduled Task created with this setting object New-ScheduledTaskSettingsSet -AllowStartIfOnBatteries -DontStopIfGoingOnBatteries -StartWhenAvailable -RunOnlyIfNetworkAvailable -...
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Basic_ncsa_auth.exe is not running. Squid Windows Server 2016

After installing squid proxy in server 2016 windows, squid proxy process basic_ncsa_auth.exe is not running, because of this squid proxy is not working. Solution provided in below links:- http://...
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How do I break the 2GB barrier on Windows 2016 VM?

I'm running a Windows 2016 64-bit VM on a QEMU-KVM hypervisor. On that VM I'm running an old 32-bit application which uses ~3GB RAM and was linked with /LARGEADDRESSAWARE to allow it to use more than ...
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Port Forwarding Based on Hostname in Windows Server

I have Server A host a Website A and I have Server B host a Website B. They are both in Port 80 and using IIS in Windows Server 2016. I have different domain for both server and both website said www....
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Limit Windows Server DNS insecure dynamic updates

I would like to find out if it's possible to restrict insecure updates to a single IP. I have a firewall with a DHCP, which is capable of sending DNS updates, even signing them with TSIG, but only ...
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Where are Windows Key shortcuts defined? Specifically for Snipping Tool

On Windows Server 2016, the Snipping Tool comes up in capture mode when I invoke Windows + Shift + S. In Windows 10, I can mimic this behavior by running "snippingtool.exe /clip" but this ...
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Wireless Networking in Windows Server Core 2016

So, according to this webpage, Windows Server Core does not support Wireness-Networking feature, webpage, but is there any way I can install the Wireless-Networking feature on a Windows Server Core ...

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