• Enabling the symbolic link on Windows Server 2008

    I've been creating a symbolic link in Windows Server 2008 from a Windows Vista machine using UNC paths. Creating the link is easy to do. But what I'm having trouble with the FileCreateW to get a handle to the UNC path link. Every single time I try it, I get this error: The symbolic link cannot be...

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  • How often should we restart our Windows Servers?

    We have several different Windows Servers (2003, 2008) in our department. We pretty much control all of the servers. My boss says that the servers need to be restarted at least once a week but I disagree with him. A friend of mine told me that since we restart them so much, that's why our hard...

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  • Why aren’t my log files being updated on Windows Server 2008 SMTP server?

    For my development operating system, I'm using Windows Server 2008. Currently, I've also been using SMTP server to send emails but my log file isn't being written to. Can anyone explain to me why my log files in the SMTP server isn't getting updated? Any help given would be greatly appreciated.

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  • What’s your opinion of Windows Server 2008 Server Core?

    We've seen been installing Windows Server 2oo8 on several different machines but we're more curious about Server Core. What have you used it for? In the end, did you like it or did you upgrade to 2012? Appreciate the help.

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  • Having trouble connecting Windows Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2008 R2

    I've reinstalled Windows Server 2008 R2 on my machine. After that I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 without a problem but I'm having issues when I try to connect with Microsoft SQL Management Studio via my Windows Administration account. Any idea why I can't connect? Thanks!

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  • What are the limitations of Windows Server 2008 Web Edition?

    I need help figuring out the limitations regarding Windows Server 2008 Web Edition. I know that they have removed the inability to install SQL Server / raised the RAM CPU limits. Are there any other limits that I should be aware of? If so, what's the biggest one? Thank you.

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  • What’s the best way to clone Windows Server 2012?

    We currently have a Windows Server 2012 that's running with RDS set up. We're trying to copy everything we've already done to set up the RDS server (user profiles, files, etc.) and make a second identical server. We need the server to have a different name and SID so they're both running on the...

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  • Is there a mail server for Windows Server 2008?

    I'm in the process of getting a Windows Server 2008 dedicated server pretty soon. My website will be hosted on it so I need to run a mail server on the same machine to receive mail sent from the website. Would anyone know if Windows Server 2008 has a built-in POP3 or IMAP server? If it does, can I...

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  • Setting up multiple users in Remote Desktop Windows Server 2008

    I currently have a situation that I need to allow multiple users (on different PCs) to log into one Windows Server 2008 machine as an administrator simultaneously over a remote desktop. I already have the CALs for it, it's just not set up correctly. As you probably know, it boots out one user when...

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  • How do I check if a server feature is installed on Windows Server 2008?

    I've been working on an application that currently only runs on Windows Server 2008 (if the Desktop Experience feature is installed) and I need to make sure that the application's installer verify that it's there. The only way I know how to do it is run "ServerManagerCmd - query" but I need...

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  • Where is the app.config file located on Windows Server 2008?

    I've recently installed a C# Windows Service on Windows Server 2008. I installed it by using InstallUtil. I've noticed that it's reading some type of data from the app.config file and it's working fine. But I can't locate the file. Can someone tell me where it's located?

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  • What are the differences between Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    I know there are different features between Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 but I need to know the specific differences between the two. I know this is a general question but it would go a long way to helping me.

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  • Getting my event log back on Windows Server 2008

    I just made a big mistake and I need help! I accidentally cleared my event log on Windows Server 2008. Is there some way I can get it back?

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  • 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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