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Adding additional SSL certificate to be recognized in Cygwin

Since your git-command is using Curl internally, try curl --verbose https://the-repo-URL to see what happens. Expected result is the same error you reported: "SSL certificate problem: unable to get ...
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Using robocopy and excluding multiple directories

you have to repeat the /XDpart C:\>robocopy "C:\Users\weberjn\Google Drive" "u:\Google Drive" /e /dcopy:t /copy:DT /r:0 /XD "C:\Users\weberjn\Google Drive\photos" /XD "C:\Users\weberjn\Google ...
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Remove IIS from Win Server 2012 R2

Ok, although lots of people said to go to Add Roles and Features and un-tick IIS, there is actually an option called Remove Roles and Features, which worked.
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Using robocopy and excluding multiple directories

I know this doesn't answer OP's question, but to anyone here from google: XD will fail in a job file if you use quotes. Bad: :: :: Exclude These Directories : :: /XD :: eXclude Directories ...
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How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

It can work to clear the credentials in the RDC connect dialog window and re-enter them. According to our server provider it is a common issue. Open you connect dialog. Select the computer you want ...
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Remote desktop aborts copy when copying text to clipboard

Yes, this is a known limitation to MSTSC and there is no workaround that I know of (except using some other remoting / file sharing solution - e.g.: OneDrive, Dropbox etc.).
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How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

There are 3 group policy settings to check: (they were already mentioned in comments 1,2 above) One on host: “Always prompt for password upon connection” Two on client: “Prompt for credentials on the ...
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How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

In my case, I had to change field "prompt for credentials" in file %HOMEPATH%\Documents\Default.rdp from 1 to 0 From prompt for credentials:i:1 To prompt for credentials:i:0 I also add to ...
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Remote Desktop Services: start a program on connection within desktop environment

Use Task Scheduler. Set it up on each computer or remote desktop. First start Task Scheduler. Name it and put a description if you would like. Next click Triggers. Here you will select what you ...
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Windows could not start the Windows Event Log service on local computer. Error 5: Access is denied

Yes. i had the same problem . Apparently i messed up the administrator users right so i didnt have full permission on the logon folder. i copied the items in the logs folder and deleted it and then ...
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Server automatically shuts down at night for no apparent reason

Do you have a valid license? To find out, right click "Computer" > Properties. At the bottom of the System window see windows activation section. The Windows servers are automatically shutting down ...
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Installing a Windows Service without Visual Studio's installutil.exe

"InstallUtil" will exist on the server without Visual Studio being deployed, despite some documentation stating that it is installed as part of Visual Studio. Depending on your version of Windows and ...
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Using robocopy and excluding multiple directories

My solution for this was to create .txt files that contain the files or directories I want to include or exclude. I have these files in a subfolder "rcXcludes" under my "Backup" folder. My method for ...
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GPO not applied to Windows 7 and higher

Based on the date of your question I believe I know the answer to your problem. There has been MS Security update released on 14/6/2016 which changed behaviour of GPOs with user settings! A lot Up ...
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What actually happens during /regserver & /unregserver?

Can anyone tell me what /regserver and /unregserver is actually doing? Self-Registration: Besides the licensing issues, which are handled through IClassFactory2, an installation procedure ...
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TrustedInstaller.exe Continuous Memory Consumption

Thank you all for your assistance. I was able to resolve the issue by running Disk Cleanup, choosing Cleanup system files, and checking the Windows Update Cleanup category. THis makes sense as the ...
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Automatically Running a Program Without Task Scheduler

I am guessing you want the application to start when the user logs into their profile? If you want the program to automatically start, in any other case, that would require a scheduled task. actually,...
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Delay IIS until all Windows services are completely initialized

Set the IIS service Automatic (Delayed Start), Then this kind of services will start after all the Automatic services have been started. we can do this services.msc: 1.open the services.msc as ...
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net use command works in command prompt, but not in bat file

The percent sign (%) is a special case. On the command line, it does not need quoting or escaping unless two of them are used to indicate a variable, such as %OS%. But in a batch file, you have to use ...
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How to track the USB storage devices connected to my Windows Server 2008R2 machine

I went digging for a better way to find this information because I didn't like the idea of third party software when I'm sure Windows Event Viewer could handle this. Here's how you can track your USB ...
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NTLDR is missing when trying to boot from USB drive

NTLDR is Missing Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot I googled a while but I didn't get a straight and simple answer. Some one also had this issue and they were suggested to recreate the USB driver again, ...
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Content within this application coming from the website below is being blocked by Internet Explorer

I eventually solved the problem by right-clicking on the EXE file, and choosing Unblock in the property page of the installer. Then the installer launches without any issue. Reference from MSDN: ...
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W32Time not synchronizing with PDC after /syncfromflags:domhier

Let me tell you how I setup and run time on my Domain controllers, they work without any problems. And the clients have no problem syncing up with them. All machines go through these, what I call the ...
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ODBCAD.exe same datasource in system32 and syswow64

Correlated Registry Paths 32 Bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Wow6432Node/ODBC/ODBC.INI 64 Bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/ODBC/ODBC.INI The below Microsoft KB942976 may have the answer to your ...
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Does PulseAudio work on Windows just like on Linux?

There's a version of Pulseaudio that is kind of old and apparently doesn't record easily with Windows 10 but I got to playback fine. I was using Docker and routing locally but the process/setup is ...
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Can't Add Server to a Domain Controller

your IP address in your ipconfig /all is bad. Set it to a static IP in the same range as the DC (10.0.0.3 perhaps). A DHCP server must always have a static IP, because without a valid network ...
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Stop task at point in time - Windows Server 2008

Try this : Create other Task that runs at 08:00 pm In Actions: Initiate program Program or Script : cmd.exe Add Arguments: /c Taskkill /IM "Name of your program" /F This command open cmd, kill ...
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Problems with FTP file access to VirtualBox guest running Windows 2008 Server R2 x64

OK, I figured this out. I enabled IIS to work in passive mode On the Windows guest VM: Click Start and navigate to Administrative Tools->Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager Select the IIS ...
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Windows admin shares allowing unwanted access for all domain users

All shares including administrative shares as c$ allows all users to create data and create folders. By default, the local administrators group and the domain admins group (when applicable) are ...
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Removing an older version of TLS

I was curious if it is okay to remove the older versions of TLS since I am running the most updated version. This is actually what you are suppose to do. You should only accept the cipher from ...
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