• Wake on LAN / Magic Packet broadcast doesnt work through PPTP

    Hi, I have a network, where I want to use WOL from a remote PC. It works when I send a packet from inside the network (or on the server). If I connect via PPTP from a remote Windows XP PC, I can't wake up the PC on the LAN. I suspect the broadcast packet doesn't reach the LAN. The PPTP connection...

    Benbje0 pointsBadges:
  • Consolidation of documentation

    We have a fantastic set of documentation. All in MS Word and in about 100 different folders on the network, some going down 8 levels deep! We have made a bad attempt at indexing this and the whole thing is becoming unmanageable. What would be the best means or are ther some products to consolidate...

    Galvtx0 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 – Windows Updates will not install.

    Hi, I've been given the task of trying to resolve an issue with a Windows Server 2008 r2 where it's not installing any Windows Updates. I've tried to install each one individually with no success and have gone through the following methods, non of which have worked:...

    Rich23UK50 pointsBadges:
  • How to properly mass delete user profiles in Windows 7 in a Server 2008 R2 environment

    How do you delete user profiles properly in Windows 7? I need to do this for a school environment, so using the Advanced System Settings Option in Control panel and deleting each profile one at a time for each computer is not an option. Delprof used to work in XP but not in Windows 7. I have tried...

    Skenny175 pointsBadges:
  • Find the SBS allocated to the jobq when the sbs is inactive

    We had a situation where we have to find SBS allocated to the JOBQ when the system is restricted. What should we do?

    Dinnu360 pointsBadges:
  • The remote device or resource won’t accept the connection

    Hi, We have setup a simple VPN server with PPTP enabled and have forwarded correct PPTP 1723 port and GRE 47 on plain Windows Server 2008(NOT R2). Now when I am trying to connect from any VPN client ie: Windows 7 or XP it connects fine and I can PING the VPN server but I am unable to browse the...

    farikhan5 pointsBadges:
  • How to create a Virtual Machine on a Windows 7 host.

    Hello...I am chasing some advice on how to proceed. I wish to create a virtual machine, I have a Windows 7 machine, it is: 2.10GHz, 4.0GB RAM, & has a 64-bit operating system. I have 140+GB of free space on my hard drive. What I want to know is the step-by-step process of installing the Hyper-V...

    CrackingTry35 pointsBadges:
  • DNS works fine for internally but unable to resolve external websites

    I have a Windows 2003 server domain and around 50 users. While I was checking the DNS yesterday, I have found that its not resolving external websites from any of the domain computer. I checked through nslookup > www.google.com, I get the error DNS request time out timeout was 2 seconds request...

    Hunzian20 pointsBadges:
  • Monitor Internet bandwidth

    Good day, We are using Windows 2000 Small Business Server in our organization with Exchange, DNS and ISA server configured. 1. I want to monitor the internet usage by the users. 2. I want to take a report on monthly or daily basis how much MB/GB utilized by each user. Thanks for your reply in...

    GiriPrasad0 pointsBadges:
  • How to monitor and manage LAN gateway from a Helius router?

    Hi everyone, I am trying to filter/manage a gateway through a Helius router for directway. We are running Windows 2000 Server with all XP clients, around 50 of them. We have active directory running with the domain controller handing out DNS and DHCP to clients. All clients are pointing to the...

    Kimberley0 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Outlook permissions issue

    I want 2 email accounts should be checked by one users. so user1@mycompany.com and info@mycompany.com should be checked by user1. user1 has an account on Active directory but info doesn't have. I have created user1 mailbox and defined it on Microsoft Outlook. He can receive and send email without...

    Nnmmss5 pointsBadges:
  • Where SQL statement is open ended

    Is it possible to have a where SQL statement that is open ended. I have notice that there are time that parameter box pops up with some the Access pass-through queries that I have.  Is it possible with SQL to be able to have a box pop up that would ask for a specific input to the...

    CompEng1,240 pointsBadges:
  • User deleted in Active Directory

    We had an employee delete a user in active directory and now we can't restore it and when we try to add a new user in the department the new users disappear and reappear just like the one he deleted. Can anyone tell me how to resolve this problem?

    Fawn215 pointsBadges:
  • Dead server

    My server is not booting because of corrupted start up files, DVD is damaged and cannot boot the machine. Any possible method of repairing the start up (as in Win 7) of Windows Server?

    petal10 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 – Wireless Network ERROR:”At least one of your changes was not applied succesfully to your network configuration”

    Hi all. This is the 1st time i ask something here do i hope i did everything right. In the last weeks some of my company's laptop are having some issues with accessing the wifi network. The configuration is uploaded to authorized users by a GPO, but sometimes i get some users complaining they can't...

    tiasicrazy5 pointsBadges:
  • Client changed administrator password

    One of our clients seems to have changed there administrator password, but the problems have mounted.  First we need to find out how to become the administrator again to manage network resources.  In addition, we need to investigate who or when this was changed?

    PASSWORDHELP5 pointsBadges:
  • Domain Controllers: Primary and secondary

    We have two domain controller primary and secondary. We are in the process of establishing a private network with other companies using a private set of IPs. Our AD is already NAT to an IP to access the Internet (DNS services, updates, etc). My question, how can I make the AD a part of another...

    Maryam82100 pointsBadges:
  • Domain Controller: User authentication

    We have a DC at each site. The problem I am having is I have a PC at site B authenticating to my DC at site A. Why is this happening?

    Dukeminus5 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 2012 DHCP issue

    I had migrated from Windows 2008 server to Windows 2012 server recently. Windows 2008 server was the DHCP server and I transferred the same to new 2012 server. But 2012 server was not leasing the IP's. I then noticed the events like 1046 and 1056 in 2012 server and gave DNS credentials commands. I...

    kunelluvai5 pointsBadges:
  • HP Scanjet not working

    After migrating my system from Windows NT 4.0 to Microsoft exchange 2003, My HP scanjet 2400 directory is not working. Please help

    Pee10 pointsBadges:

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