• Server takes a long time to reboot

    Windows Server 2008 SP2 (Standard) Dell Power Edge 1800 Intel Xeon 3.60 GHZ Memory: 3GB System Type: 64- Bit The problem is every time I try to reboot the Server it takes a long time at least 45 minutes to 1 hour to REBOOT. I went to the msconfig (System Configuration) and try Diagnostic startup by...

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  • SBS 2003 Exchange Server

    I have a client using SBS 2003 Exchange Server. Outlook Users connect to exchange with a microsoft exchange server address similiar to this: MyExchange.local I am trying to setup an iPhone and know I cannot connect to a .local. What is the easiest way to resolve my problem?

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  • Appropriate disaster recovery for Windows server 2003?

    What's an appropriate disaster recovery plan for Windows Server 2003? What steps do I need to take to be able to rebuild my server from only tape backups? Do I need to reinstall the OS or can I simply restore? What programs do you use?

    ITKE344,655 pointsBadges:
  • Sleep Button Action Setting

    Hi there   I work as a IT Tech within a school environment, im running windows server 2008 r2 with windows 7 proffesional clients unfortunitly our keyboards in school have the dreaded "sleep" button on them to put the machine to sleep. which is annoying i have checked on the physical machine i can...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • Installing Dell PERC 5E and Dell PowerVault MD1000 on Dell PowerEdge 2800

    I'm working on a Dell PowerEdge-2800 server running on Windows 2000 Server. At present there are 2 partitions C: for system & D: (600GB) for data on a PERC 4e/Di card configured as Raid-5. We are planning to install a PERC-5e card with Dell MD1000 external storage having two virtual disks of 1.8TB...

    SearchStorageATE215 pointsBadges:
  • Login problems on Windows server 2003

    I am having problems logging into my Windows Server 2003. I log in and get logged out right away. I think it is my software registry hive. What can I do? I have system back ups but not the system state. We use Arcserve for backup from another computer to LTO2 tapes.

    ITKE344,655 pointsBadges:
  • Automatic backup of Windows Server 2003 and 2 XP machines

    The following question was recently submitted by a user via e-mail: I want to set up automatic nightly backup of my PCs and server; I’m running a 2003 Windows server and 2 XP machines, both of which have 800 GB external USB hard drives. What utilities would you recommend?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Console

    Recently, upgraded SEPM to MR3(Maintenance Release). Stop services and started the installation. Everything workout great. Also in the instruction it as requirement to turn off replication. But I do not have any replication setup at all. So I am good there.... Now this is the catch i'm trying to...

    sedrick105 pointsBadges:
  • Trying to virtualise a Windows Server 2000 running Lotus Domino Server 5.0

    Hello, Our organisation has a very old legacy app running under Domino 5.0 on a Dell Server on Windows 2000 Server. It is totally read-only, and just has to be there for cross-reference. Ideal solution is to virtualise onto our Vsphere platform. Made several attempts using VMware Standalone...

    Jammydodger999915 pointsBadges:
  • Dell Poweredge 2800 will not see new disks

    I have four disk already in the the Dell Poweredge 2800 server that has been working fine, but I am running out of disk space. I have bought four new disks with more capacity and have slotted them in the server. Unfortunately, I can't see the new disks when I boot and use Computer Management...

    Kafula5 pointsBadges:
  • Automatic email sent when hard drive space is met

    Can we set an alert to email us when a hard drive space condition is met? Where would we set this up on a windows server 2003?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Windows XP SP3 alerts for low hard disk space

    How can I set up counters or monitors on Windows XP SP3 machines to alert me to low hard disk space, high memory or processor consumption? Can I do it using Group Policy on AD?

    ITKE344,655 pointsBadges:
  • View Hidden Files

    Hello, I have a Win 2000 Server in a small workgroup. I can't can't see and open hidden files. I tried changing everything in Folder options and editing Hidden and SuperHidden attributes in registry but no luck. After changing the Registry, when I try to view hidden files, registry changes back to...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Upgrading a school’s operating system from Windows XP to Windows 7

    Hi there i work for a school in the uk. i am the schools technician. Basically we have 110 pcs and 1 server. running windows xp professional and server 2003 enterprise on a domain I have the chance to upgrade both the server to windows server 2008 and windows 7 professional. im wanting to know if...

    Philcrox160 pointsBadges:
  • trojan horse downloader

    hi i have a win NT4.0 sp6 server.its a DNS and web server. from few days the IE was redirecting the sites to some search engines.when i scaned with AVG it detected some trojan horse downloader.i healed the trojan and restarted the DNS.the problem was solved.but after some hours the problem arise...

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  • Start Menu content

    I need to prevent The Disk Cleanup Tool from displaying in the Start menu for one specific identity on our network, but this identity has no access to the Control Panel - so I am unsure of the best way to remove/prevent this from appearing in Start menus. I'm thinking that a registry fix would...

    AndreaF8,000 pointsBadges:
  • Slow boot-up in win xp home edition

    My notebook(40gb HDD, 256mb RAM)with win xp home edition has become dramatically slow in last 1-2 months. It takes more than 5 minutes to boot even after I removed everything from startup group using msconfig. The initial screen (win XP home) stays atleast 2-3minutes. How can I manage this? Is...

    BinooDas123410 pointsBadges:
  • Scanning the entire network for spyware

    Is it possible to scan the entire network for spyware/viruses? We are all running Windows 7 with 2008 AD.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • New features of Windows 7

    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,

    IEXCELTECH30 pointsBadges:
  • Monitoring SMART hard drive status via Active Directory

    Can we monitor SMART hard drive status via Active Directory or via SpiceWorks to know before a potential hard drive failure? How would this work. Client machines are XP and 7.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:

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