• Running Windows Server 2012 as a guest VM

    I’d like to run my Windows Server 2012 as a guest virtual machine under a Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host? Can this be done? If so, are there any restrictions on what the guest OS can do in this situation? I’m hoping to use it for IIS, COM+ and general WinForms installation functionality....

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  • Installing .NET 3.5 on Windows Server 2012

    I've been trying to install .NET 3.5 on my Windows Server 2012 but it keeps failing every time. It keeps saying the "alternative source couldn't be found." Am I missing a step? What can I do to solve this?

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  • How to configure Active Directory to ignore non-threatening accounts

    Can AD only lock accounts that pose a threat - with regards to a virus that locks accounts? I found a w32.downadup.b virus on the domain and it locks all accounts in AD. How can i configure AD to ignore the accounts that are not posing a threat?

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  • Is Windows Server 2012 the best option for us?

    Our company is currently rolling out Active Directory, with Office 365, Lync, Exchange, and Outlook. We don't have AD, as there are over 400+ employees in different offices. Now the question we're facing is if Windows Server 2012 is the best option for us. We know 2008 R2 has a larger knowledge...

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  • Issues with Visual Studio 2012 on Windows Server 2012

    VS2012 needs to be run as administrator, so I’ve created a shortcut called 'run as administrator'. However when I double click any of these files (.cpp, .cs, etc.) VS2012 loads in 'User Mode', and then I cannot save files, cannot launch when debugging, etc., and other types of problems. Is there...

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  • Virtualizing a windows nt 4.0 server with hyper-v

    Hey guys, Currently we are running Windows NT 4.0 on our network and will be upgrading our hardware and software to Server 2012. In-order to do this we must virtualize our Windows NT server because we our still running a legacy database called PC-File. We our upgrading our database but right now it...

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  • Disable client side DNS caching on windows 7 for a domain

    Is there a way to disable DNS caching for a particular domain name only on windows 7. I know that I can disable the DNS caching completely by disabling "DNS Client" service, but, I just want to disable DNS caching for a single domain name.

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  • Free IT Book: Official Cert Guide for CCNP Security SECURE 642-637

    This week's free IT book is just what you need if you're planning to take your CCNP Security SECURE 642-637 certification exam. From exam topics and quizzes to exam prep tasks and realistic exam questions, the Official Cert Guide is a must for everyone preparing or planning to prepare for this...

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  • Adding user accounts to Windows Server 2012

    Windows 8 lets me add new accounts by just adding the email address from a Microsoft account. Now, I want to know if it's possible to do the same thing in Windows Server 2012 (Can I add accounts the same way)? Thanks for all the help!

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  • Error code when installing Windows Server 2008 to Dell PowerEdge 1850

    When I installed the Windows Server 2008 in Dell server Poweredge: I continue to receive this: 1850.error code:0*08007045D

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  • Drive mappings via Group Poilcy.

    I want to start moving away from login scripts for mapped drives to using group policies. I want to achieve the following: - Create a new folder share. - Create a security group i.e. FOLDER_SHARENAME. - Add the users who need access to the shared folder to the above security group. - When user logs...

    Rich23UK50 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    The Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux serves as both a tutorial and an on-the-job reference. You'll learn to use GUI-based tools, the command line, and Perl scripts, and how to set up key Internet servers. How do you win this book? Simply answer one of five questions and post...

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  • Is it possible for Active Directory Adminsitrative Center to be extended?

    Is it possible for Active Directory Adminsitrative Center to be extended, since its  based off of powershell? Can i include domains and trusts?

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  • Why are there so many Ephemeral Drives in AWS Windows Server 2012?

    As I’m working with Windows Server 2012 on AWS, I noticed that the default storage device configuration uses 26 ephemeral drives. Am I seeing that right? It seems like an awful lot of drives for the purpose at hand. Is this normal or is something wrong with my set-up? If something is wrong, what...

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  • Hyper-V requirements with Windows Server 2008

    Besides needing 64 bit are there any other requirements i should be thinking about when using hyper v in terms of hardware?

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  • Changing desktop background color for all current users.

    I would like to set all current users desktop background color to RED. I went into RegEdit and changed the color for HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Colors and HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Colors. The logon Wallpaper is not set. However the background color is not changing to RED. I deleted...

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  • Free IT Book: Cisco Firewalls

    Learn concepts, design and deployment for Cisco Stateful Firewall solutions with this week's free IT book. To win, simply answer one of five questions and post the link to your answer below. Windows Server 2003 user locked Windows 7 Professional permissions Offline folder issue in Windows Server...

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  • Accessing PowerShell on Server Core

    Every time I log into a Server 2012 Core installation locally, I have to type powershell to get to the PowerShell command line instead of just cmd. How can I configure the server to go into a PowerShell prompt instead of cmd, without removing the PowerShell Windows Feature?

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  • Does Windows Server 2012 support .NET Framework 4.0?

    I have an application built on .NET Framework 4.0 but it's not working with Windows Server 2012. From what I've seen online, Server 2012 isn't supported by it. Is there anything I can do to support it without converting it to 4.5?

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  • How do you install the Web client in Windows Server 2012?

    I’m trying to install the web client service on Windows Server 2012. A friend of mine said to enable the “Desktop Experience”, but I don’t know where to do that.

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