• Advice on upgrading SBS 2003 to Windows server 2008

    Can we upgrade from a SBS 2003 to a full version of Server 2008? Is this the best method or should there be an intermediary server and install clean on Windows server 2008 and import the data? Is that possible?

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  • DSO file wrong pagecount

    Hi, (1st post so be gentle :) ) I am using dsofile.dll to get pagecount from word documents, all i need at this point is pagecount and only word documents at this time. for some documents the pagecount returns as 0 (or invalid in general maybe?) and therefore i'm in need of a solution or a...

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  • InstallShield/Crystal Reports 9.0 installation error

    I am getting an error when attempting to install Crystal Reports 9.0. The InstallShield window opens and it goes through the motion until it tries to extract a MSI file (ISSScript1050.msi) then the following error message (in an InstallShield window) occurs: "1608: Unable to create InstallDriver...

    JHB5 pointsBadges:
  • Single session on 2003 Windows Terminal Server.

    We have A Windows 2003 terminal server. We want each user to only have one session. If they disconnect and reconnect they need to connect back to the original session. How can we make this happen?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Need VBScript to locate and export ACL of a Exchange Public folder

    Hi, I'm looking for a VBScript that will search and display complete path of an exchange Public Folder (either using Outlook or other tools) and then export ACL (all members with their permissions". For first part, since Outlook search is very slow, it would be nice if the script can do a better...

    Fullyfandoo5 pointsBadges:
  • Are LTO tapes backwards compatible. Why would I not be able to read old tapes?

    We have 6 year old LTO tapes. We are trying to restore data from them using a LTO4 drive. We can not read the tapes at all. Not even the label. Can this be fixed? Any ideas? The drives are backwards compatible right?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Sysprep and Virtual Machines

    Do you sysprep before P2V or after P2V? I want to create a standardized virtual machine to use as a base VM when installing different apps for different uses but not sure of when to use sysprep.

    SkeetsMB5 pointsBadges:
  • Active directory will not let me add email accounts when creating users

    when i try to create new accounts on my domain in active directory I can make them but my active directory skips the step that allows me to add them to my exchange server and make the email account. i just installed active directory on this computer and i am able to make email account/ user...

    ET2Ruddiman25 pointsBadges:
  • How do I set up a NAS network drive and how is it accessed? What about security?

    How can I set up a NAS device on my network? Will the users access files directly on it? Do we need to set security here or will the device be an extension of one of my Windows servers using it’s security? What is common practice?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Migrate MYSql database to SQL 2005

    We are looking to migrate from MySql to a full blown iteration of SQL 2005. Are there tools in place that will allow us to migrate our data and tables or are we on our own for getting our data into the MS database?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • BIOS updates while system is running and without reboot

    We need to do bios updates on our Poweredge 6800. They say that it can be done while the system is running and does not require a reboot. Is this true and if so how is that possible?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Best OS for a dedicated server serving virtual servers

    What is the best operating system for a dedicated server serving virtual servers? Does it matter? It will be running all types of OSes. It will host Linux, Windows and Mac OSes.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Drive failed in RAID 5. Hotspare did not kick in.

    One drive failed in a 6 drive raid 5 array. There was a hot spare but it did not kick in. It says offline. What needs to be done to return the array to full working condition? I would like a hot spare as well.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Server 2008 R2 DNS and Load testing

    How can I test my DNS server to make sure it is operating properly on a Windows 2008 R2 server? Can I run a stress or load test from there as well? If not how can I do that?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Setting up a backup AD server.

    what is the proper method of setting up a second AD server for backup and load balancing? What needs to be setup and what is the proper procedure?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Security policy for decommissioning printers & copiers

    We are about to scrap several old copy machines. I know they have hard drives in them. Should they be removed, wiped or what are normal company procedures for destroying any potential data on it before decommissioning it.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • View open applications and see which one has focus on a workstation.

    Can we see what open applications are open on domain workstations and what the computers focus is on? How can we do this?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Update drivers to a Lenovo computer

    Is there a free way to update my outdated drivers? comp:Lenovo system:windows xp

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  • Script IP address depending on network or location

    How can we script IP addresses to change depending on location? If a user connects to a specific wireless network set the IP address but if it the ssid is not recognized it leaves dhcp on. Can this be done on a Windows 7 computer?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • How can I stop a ddos attack without changing my IP addresses?

    We have about 10 IP addresses trying to cause a DDOS attack on our organization. As soon as I block the addresses in the firewall another batch takes its place. This has been ongoing for about 10 hours. How can I stop this attack without changing my IP addresses?

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:

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