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    Anyone can share all the new and cool features of Windows 7? And what the future is like for Vista and Windows 2008 Server? Thanks!

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  • Network alerts for critical conditions

    How can I create an alert on my network to email or SMS me on critical conditions such as down gateways, DNS servers, DOS attacks and the such? Is this available to Windows 2008 Server? What options will I have and is there a walk-through or something about it online?

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  • Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 on Windows 2008 server

    Hi, I have installed Windows 2008 server enterprise edition SP2. Then I want install MOC 2007. But MOC 2007 ca only install on Windows 2003 server SP1 and higher versions. Is there eny hotfixes for Windows 2008 server? What may I do? Is eny latest version MOC ? (MOC 2010)

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  • What are you looking forward to using in Windows Server 2008 R2? What features are you apprehensive about?

    There seem to be a few notable upgrades coming with Windows Server 2008 R2 that have to do with improving administrative capabilities. Is your Windows shop looking forward to anything in particular in the new upgrade, or do you plan on holding off on putting it into production? Is there anything...

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  • Windows and Exchange Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008 and Exchange Server 2007

    Dear Friends, I desperately need help from you guys. Currently I am having two IBM XSeries 225 server with me. One of it is a DC on Windows Server 2003 and also having Exchange Server 2003 in it. The DC is replicating with the other Server. There is no major functionality of the second server. Now...

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  • Windows Server 2008 install error on virtual machine

    I get the following error message "Windows Installation has encountered an error and needs to be restarted" when I try to install Windows Server 2008 using the ISO image attached to the virtual machine. Using Virtual Server 2005 R2

    ITKE354,225 pointsBadges:
  • What is the safest way to upgrade a Windows 2000 Domain Controller to Win2k3 or Win2k8?

    I have an ailing Windows 2000 server that was the soul server for many years. I am looking to retire this box and want to introduce a new server to act as the domain controller and whatever other roles it is providing. What is the best practice to introduce a new domain controller?

    Denwood390 pointsBadges:
  • Network Management System

    Has anyone used the application called Foglight Network Management System by Quest? Just want to know what are your experiences with it. I used to use NEWT Professional then moved onto Spiceworks. But someone this week recommended Foglight http://www.quest.com/downloads/ Especially for monitoring...

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  • What data should we protect with AD RMS?

    We are planning to implement AD RMS in our environment. We would like to know what data we can protect with AD RMS. What all planning considerations we have to take before we implement AD RMS.

    423255 pointsBadges:
  • Turning off IE’s protected mode in Windows Server 2008

    In Windows Server 2008, is there a way to turn off Internet Explorer's protected mode? I'm currently building several development servers and this issue just keeps getting in my way. Appreciate any help.

    ITKE354,225 pointsBadges:
  • Failed to connect to a windows service

    Windows 2008 server standard sp1 fails to connect to the user profile service. This makes access to the server via UNC impossible! I get by each day by rebooting this server. By the way this access issue happens everyday at 1:00pm until I reboot this server. Anyone experienced this before?

    Rsnyanzi5 pointsBadges:
  • Is there an application for notifying me of harmful emails?

    How do I know about phishing / harmful mail without open it? I know there r no of 3rd party SW, (like mail sniffer etc....) but I ask for is there any in-built tool / mechanism. I am using Firefox and OS is Linux.

    Subhendu Sen29,990 pointsBadges:
  • “Display information about previous logons during user logon” Policy locks me out of Domain Controller

    I just enabled a policy (domain wide) on my Windows 2008 server (sole domain controller) to "Display information about previous logons during user logon" Since doing so, I was unable to log back in to my server! I received this message:“Security policies on this computer are set to display...

    Denwood390 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Stealing the Network

    This week's free IT book is a little bit different than the ones we usually feature. Stealing the Network from Sygress contains fictional stories of real life possibilities meant to inspire security and technology pros alike to wonder and muse on the what ifs of security vulnerabilities. For a...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 domain group policy

    I manage one site on a Windows 2008 domain. I have one server for this site which is the DNS server for the site and which I use to write group policies for my site. The main domain controller for the domain is in another site, in another building. We have separate IP subnets, and are connected by...

    Mrss5 pointsBadges:
  • Configuring Application Pools

    Amanda is the owner and operator of a small Web hosting company. She is using Windows Server 2008 computers as her Web servers, with IIS7 hosting multiple Websites on each computer. One of Amanda’s clients is a game manufacturer who has released a hot new product. Their Website contains an online...

    michaelathc10 pointsBadges:
  • event id 41 in windows 2008 r2

    I have a HP DL380G6 with Windows 2008 R2 installed. It randomly reboots and when you check the event logs it says - kernel power /event id 41. Already updated firmware, proliant support pack, and system programmable logic device to the latest version but still problem persists.

    Mandosols25 pointsBadges:
  • Is it possible to promote a windows storage server 2008 os to a domain controller as well?

    I was wondering if it was possible to run dcpromo on a windows 2008 storage server to make it also a domain controller or is the storage server version OS unable to be promoted?

    DPNSTech5 pointsBadges:
  • Administrative function capabilities in Windows 7 and Windows server 2008

    What types of administrative functions can I automate on a Windows 7/ Windows Server 2008 domain using Powershell scripts? Can I create applications that will allow junior admins to create users with the fields we need filled in mandatory? Can I integrate these features with a website so the work...

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Add a drive to a RAID 5 without destroying the data

    Can you change the amount of drives in a RAID 5 array? For example we now have 6 136 GB drives in our RAID 5 array. Can we add one more drive to the array as either a hot spare or actually part of the array? Currently the array uses all 6 drives.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:

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