• Start menu showing wrong items in Windows Server 2008

    We currently have three Windows Server 2008 Standard virtual servers on Hyper-V. We've noticed that one two of them that when you right click the Start menu, I get the standard selections (Open, Explore, etc.). On the other server, I can the menu on the taskbar (Toolbars, Task Manager, etc.). We...

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  • Windows Server: Scheduling reboot at specific time

    Between Windows Server 2003 and 2008, how can I schedule both of them to reboot at a specific time? Would the AT command be the right way to go?

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  • How to enable downloads in Windows Server 2008

    Could someone help me with enabling downloads for Windows Server 2008? Here's an example: When I try to download anything through Internet Explorer, the download keeps getting blocked. What should I do?

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  • Syncing the time on a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller

    Does someone know the command to sync a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controller to its configured time source? Appreciate all the help!

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  • What’s the difference between print server and print sharing on Windows Server 2012

    I'm fairly new to Windows Server 2012 but I've recently installed a printer and shared it via the Sharing tab. I'm currently not in a Windows domain (it's just a regular work group) and printing is working great. But I've come across the "Print and Document Services" role, which includes the "Print...

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  • Active Directory accounts being locked out

    Active Directory user accounts are getting locked without any invalid attempt. Users are logged into the PC but account is locked out.

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  • Where can I find Inspect.exe in Windows SDK on Windows Server 2008?

    I've realized that the Windows SDK on Windows Server 2008 doesn't include Inspect.exe. Would anyone know where I could find a copy of Inspect.exe or even the AccExplorer32.exe? As of a few days ago, I'm running the 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008 R2.

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  • How do I add writing permission to a PHP script in IIS 7

    My PHP script needs writing permission in a directory. PHP 5.3 is running as FastCGI under IIS 7 with Windows Server 2008. But I keep getting this "permission denied" when the script attempts to write a file. How can I sort this out? I've already tried to give all right to IIS_IUSR and to...

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  • How to rename a virtual directory on Windows Server 2008

    I've been having a huge issue with this but could somebody tell me how to rename a virtual directory (change the virtual path name) in IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008? When I try do it through the Server Manager, I click on the applications, select Basic Settings and I see the current Alias greyed...

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  • Is there a limit of on the number of TCP/IP connections on Windows Server 2008?

    I currently have a .NET service that listens on a single port over a TCP protocol. Here's the way it works: Our clients connect and transmit their data for periods at a time. Is there a limit on the # of connections on Windows Server 2008? I haven't hit any yet but I'm worried since our company is...

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  • Java performance is slowing down on Windows Server 2008

    Just about a week ago, I moved to a 64-bit OS on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. But I've noticed that my Java programs are running much slower than the 32-bit on Windows Server 2003. Does someone know why this is happening? Any way I can improve the performance?

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  • Enabling Windows Server Task Scheduler history recording

    We currently have a Windows Server 2008 running several tasks (mainly just .BAT files calling PHP files). There are only two of us that use this (The administrator and the standard user too). We've used the standard user to clear the history logs in the Task Scheduler history tab using the Event...

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  • Can I set user enivronment variables in Windows Server 2008 R2?

    I've been trying to set user environment variables in Windows Server 2008 R2 as a normal user (not an administrator). I know if prior versions of Windows, I just had to open the Control Panel - > System Applet ->Advanced tab -> Environmental variables. And as a normal user, I could edit...

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  • How to web deploy from Visual Studio 2012 to IIS 8

    I currently have Windows Server 2012 running on IIS 8 that's hosting a web application. I also have Visual Studio 2012 for my development machine. As of today, my application is being published as a web deployment package (.zip), RDP to the server, copy & paste to a folder and deploying the app...

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  • Configuration for SFTP between iSeries/400 and Windows Server

    I am trying to configure a Windows Server to accept a SFTP connection from an iSeries/400.  I can use SFTP between two iSeries machines but a connection to a Windows machines is rejected.  The connection is setup to use a private and public keys and no password.  What should I look for in...

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  • Running Windows Server 2008 program not as administrator

    We have an application that's on Windows Server 2008 and it always runs as an "administrator." But in the file properties, it says that the "run this program as an administrator" flag isn't set. Anyone know where this flag comes from and how we can get rid of it?

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  • Windows Server 2008: Freeing up space on C drive

    We currently have a Windows Server 2008 with both C and D drives. We have already freed up about 30 GB's of memory on the D drive using the shrink volume option but this also needs to be done to the C drive. But it says the extend volume is disabled on it. How should we free up the space on our C...

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  • C drive is out of space on Windows Server 2008

    I'm currently looking after Windows Server 2008 which has a C drive that has 20GB of memory (but only 1.5GB is free). I'm pretty sure it's going to run out of space pretty soon. I think it's due to several system updates (which I can't control). Would it be possible to reduce the space allocated to...

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  • Is it possible to tell if I have Windows Server 2012 R2 or just 2012?

    Would I be able to tell if I have Windows Server 2012 R2 or just Windows Server 2012. I wanted 2012 R2 but can't find out if it's the right one. I ordered a remote server with 2012 R2 installed and I just want to make sure it's correct. Thanks!

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  • Can I suppress the reason for shutdown on Windows Server

    is it possible to suppress giving a reason for shutdown in Windows Server? I'm trying to do it on Windows Server 2008 R2 but I would also look at 2012 too. My friend told me to modify the Group Policy. Is that the right move?

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