• w2k server (C$ default share) keeps switching off.

    Hello, A couple of weeks ago, users were suddenly unable to connect to a server after it had been restarted, this was tracked down to some services which were on manual and were not starting. After starting these services, users were able to contact their shared folders on the server, but they are...

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  • Dell latitude laptop won’t recognize hard drive

    This morning when tried to wake my laptop from sleep mode it was dark so I did a hard shutdown. When I tried to boot up I got the error "Primary disk drive not found" "No boot device available" "No bootable devices". This happened when I first got this laptop but somehow I remember getting it...

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  • Cannot see entire network

    hi all, i have formatted my system and installed win2kserver.wnen i tried configuring for network printer i am not able to connect to the printer.infact i am not able to access the workgroup itself in which the printer is.when i go to MyNetworkPlaces->EntireNetwork, i don't see all the...

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  • Finding what folders users/groups have permissions to.

    Hi, I dont really know a simple way to ask this question. I am administering a WIN2k Domain and would liek to tidy up a few years of people bodging the AD with quick fixes. Basically i want to start again with OU's, Groups, and permissions to shared resources. The question I have is: Is there any...

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  • Drive Mapping with Windows XP

    I've got an odd one here. Situation is a workgroup - Windows 2000 server with a shared drive. Client is Windows XP Professional, SP2. Problem is that I cannot map a drive from the GUI - with or without an LMHOSTS entry for the server. Everyone is on a local subnet. The workstation simply can't see...

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  • File Synchronization

    In a server 2003 environment, we sync our My Documents folder to the server. One user's account, when logging off, takes an enourmous amount of time to complete syncronize and he gets these errors repeatedly in the error log: offline files [\servernameusersusermy docs]UNABLE TO MAKE...

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  • ECPI college…good or bad

    Good Evening: I've recently completed 8 years in the US Navy and I'm looking to complete my degree and I see a lot of talk about ECPI college. It's a technical college but it's a 2-year degree. I'm looking to get into computer network design and computer science and I'm wondering if ECPI or any...

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  • Explorer window won’t stay closed

    This is only happening on one of the 3 servers I manage. The system32 window keeps appearing everytime someone logs into that server. I have done everything that I have thought to do to try to fix it, I got a KB article from MS and looked through all of that but nothing applied. anyone else have...

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  • Forgot bios password on Toshiba laptop

    Posted on behalf of WindowsSecurity.com member Joe W. I locked my new Toshiba laptop with a bios password and forgot it. Yea I know...don't say it. I tried all the info I could find and nothing worked... Please help.

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  • Remote intall tool

    I wondered if enyone has used any inexpensive tool to install (push) software on multiple desktops remotely. I work for a nonprofit with about 100 desktop PCs and SMS is an overkill. Victor

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  • PST file is not synchronizing properly.

    We have a small LAN, W2k Server, XP Pro clients. All users use Outlook for their POP3 e-mail accounts. The pst file is kept in the C:Documents and SettingsusernameApplication DataMicrosoftOutlook folder. Occasionally, when a user logs off the PST file doesn't go back to the server, instead...

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  • email statistics on microsoft exchange

    if i send 1 email out with 10 people copied, does the server email statistics say I sent 1 email or 10 emails?

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  • AMD vs INTEL….?

    Hi all, I`ve been a AMD fan as long as i know but i have a few questions for everyone! If INTEL`s chip specifies Pentium 4 3600(800FSB 1MB)LGA 775Pinn the we all know its 3.6GHZ! But Now WHY when we get to AMD specification of chipset : AMD Athlon64 ? 4000+ (PIB) 2.4GHZ, 939-Pin Processor (128 L1 +...

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  • RDP cant ctrl+alt+del

    When I RDP to another machine internally on our LAN when I hit ctrl+alt+del it isnt sent to the other machine it just works on my local machine. We are not running any terminal servers. I am just trying to connect via RDP for remote access. Has anybody seen this? Thanks

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  • Active Directory troubles after system state restore

    I have a Windows 2000 server RAID 5 DC with Active Directory which is my main file server as well. I have a second DC with Windows 2000 server and Active Directory. This is an internal LAN only - no outside connections. I uninstalled Exchange because we don't use it but it made our IIS website...

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  • Terminal search

    Hello Everybody, I am looking for a POS terminal for my application development with following specifications : 1.Contactless smart card interface. 2.Fast Thermal Printer (24 Column) Interface. 3.Upto 25 keys keypad. 4.Graphics LCD.(Minimum 128X64 Pixels) 5.Sufficiently large Battery Backup...

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  • Linux Web Server

    I've inherited this Network that is comprise of a mixed Windows and Linux Servers. The Webserver is Linux based, which is on a DMZ. Lately, this Linux based Web Server is hanging and I am unable to reboot it the proper way. My question is, when the Linux Webserver hangs the internet connection for...

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  • Outlook Mailbox – Inbox – Mails Receive Notfication Problem

    Hi All, I have been using MS outlook to send and receive mails in my office. The mails are not automatically delivered into the mail box (even if using send/receive option) Only if i click the INBOX the arrived mails are delivered. I have chkd all the options r correct. Can anyone tell me whats the...

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  • Logon Dialog Box

    Is there a way to hardcode a particular username in the Logon Dialog Box for Win 2K? We're running Novell Frontend Client on Win 2K. Generally, the last username will be displayed in the Welcome screen logon, both for Novell Frontend as well as Windows Logon Dialog box. If the user's password is...

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  • nt4 migration to win 2003

    I have a winnt4 pdc and 5 bdc servers and 1200 xp clients are logging on to nt4 server now i want to migrate to win 2003 ads . what i require is that all my clients should be able to login to win 2003 ads without doing any activity at client end. iwant to achieve this with all my users rights on...

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