• Server takes a long time to reboot

    Windows Server 2008 SP2 (Standard) Dell Power Edge 1800 Intel Xeon 3.60 GHZ Memory: 3GB System Type: 64- Bit The problem is every time I try to reboot the Server it takes a long time at least 45 minutes to 1 hour to REBOOT. I went to the msconfig (System Configuration) and try Diagnostic startup by...

    sedrick105 pointsBadges:
  • Desktop Virtualization Live Chat with Microsoft, Tuesday March 23

    Get answers from Microsoft experts on how Desktop Virtualization can help you save costs, add more flexibility, better management and security in your Enterprise. Post questions now and review the answer during the live chat on March 23rd from 11am-2pm ET. Visit the live chat page now to post your...

    ITKE344,850 pointsBadges:
  • Sleep Button Action Setting

    Hi there   I work as a IT Tech within a school environment, im running windows server 2008 r2 with windows 7 proffesional clients unfortunitly our keyboards in school have the dreaded "sleep" button on them to put the machine to sleep. which is annoying i have checked on the physical machine i can...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Backup script for windows server and external drive.

    We have an external drive we want our server to backup all user data to it every night. How can we script this without expensive backup software?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Paladin Antivirus software removal

    How do I remove the Paladin Antivirus program?

    Sanlucaspio5 pointsBadges:
  • Login problems on Windows server 2003

    I am having problems logging into my Windows Server 2003. I log in and get logged out right away. I think it is my software registry hive. What can I do? I have system back ups but not the system state. We use Arcserve for backup from another computer to LTO2 tapes.

    ITKE344,850 pointsBadges:
  • Automatic backup of Windows Server 2003 and 2 XP machines

    The following question was recently submitted by a user via e-mail: I want to set up automatic nightly backup of my PCs and server; I’m running a 2003 Windows server and 2 XP machines, both of which have 800 GB external USB hard drives. What utilities would you recommend?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • What security token is used when using UNC path remotely under domain admin context?

    I came across what I deemed a strange behavior while trying to automate a file copy on Windows 7. Perhaps someone could shed some light. Environment: Windows 2008 domain with Windows 7 clients. Scenario and facts: Goal is to copy/replace a single file in the Default profile. Because of newly...

    RDTOO5 pointsBadges:
  • How Do You Query The Windows API For Active Devices?

    Here's the rub. I want to use a script, be it vbs, batch, etc. to find out or query what devices are currently active on a Windows XP machine. So, the code structure would look like this . . . IF PrinterIsPluggedIn: ShowDialog: "Yo, your HP is pugged in." ELSE: Do nothing. That's the basic...

    GreenLED5 pointsBadges:
  • Command POP

    Hi, I've written a rather large (for me anyway) command prompt override program and although I'm not getting an error, I'm not getting the data I expect either. I enter the keyparm value, which is a data area name, press enter and the command displays with all defaults! I've checked the joblog and...

    Floyd02320 pointsBadges:
  • Cannot get Event Viewer to work or start on Windows Server 2008

    The OS is Windows Server 2008 (Standard) 64-Bit. I am having a problem viewing the Event Viewer. This is what happens when I click on the Event Viewer. Error Message - Event Log Service is unavailable. Verify that the service is running. Okay, so I go to the Services area. I look for Windows Event...

    sedrick105 pointsBadges:
  • Disk space showing in Windows XP SP3

    On one computer in the lower left corner, I get the disk space used. On the other I do not. How do I get disk space to show. Please help....

    Eblfour30 pointsBadges:
  • Dell Poweredge 2800 will not see new disks

    I have four disk already in the the Dell Poweredge 2800 server that has been working fine, but I am running out of disk space. I have bought four new disks with more capacity and have slotted them in the server. Unfortunately, I can't see the new disks when I boot and use Computer Management...

    Kafula5 pointsBadges:
  • Decrease hard drive use by system restore on Windows 7 laptop?

    Is there a way to decrease the size of the hard drive that my system restore uses on my Windows 7 laptop? I need all the space I can get right now. I don't want to shoot myself in the foot and disable it but can I make it take up less of a footprint?

    ITKE344,850 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t access data in hard drive, using Windows

    my hard drive has data in it but when i open it its blank,and when i click its properties its also full. what can i do to get my data back?

    Elyas5 pointsBadges:
  • Backup/Restore Today & Tomorrow

    Looking to re-invent our Backup/Restore system. Throw everything out and start again.  But where to start? What is the leading edge technology today, that once installed and setup, will allow me to forget B/R till 2020? I have over 1PByte of data to deal with. Whats the best backup strategy?...

    Bish35 pointsBadges:
  • Automatic email sent when hard drive space is met

    Can we set an alert to email us when a hard drive space condition is met? Where would we set this up on a windows server 2003?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • AS400 CPU% consuming resources

    AS400 - system CPU % use is 184 to 199 (fullly used) but there are NO jobs BATCH or Interactive jobs that are consuming the resurces, how I can check why the system is consuming the resources?

    Syedm180 pointsBadges:
  • Short distance DME

    I need a cordless sensor that can detect 1 metre to 2 metres. It must detect when an object is one metre away, switch a circuit on, then as the distance increases to 2 two metres, switch off. Any ideas?

    PhilChris5 pointsBadges:
  • XP Slooooooow and unresponsive

    It may have started when I installed outlook communicator to use Outlook with Hotmail. Then again it may have been coincidental. The computer used to boot fine, but was sluggish on-line, then it was sluggish off-line too, now it's even slow to boot up. I've tried a windows repair, I've tried...

    Bvon5 pointsBadges:

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

To follow this tag...

There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Thanks! We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated.

Following