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  • Deny write permissions to a folder via GPO

    I would like to deny write permission for users to a folder on a network share.  The problem is that the path to each folder has the user name in it.  so for example: \\server\share\%username%\folder  and I want to deny %username% write access to the folder Every user has a folder on the...

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  • Prevent Windows Server 2012 R2 sessions from auto shutdown on VM

    Hi, We have Windows Server 2012 R2 servers here, both physical and virtual. For some of these, we need to open a session and keep software running (Access database) all the time. Despite all these servers have the same GPO, we noticed that open sessions on VMs always shutdown automatically during...

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  • Desktop wallpaper to all Windows Server 2008 domain PC

    How I can deploy a GPO for wallpaper slideshow to all domain PC irrespective of the client OS. In Windows Server 2008 environment domain?

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  • Desktop shut down policy

    Does anyone have an actual policy (company or County) which addresses desktop shutdowns? Any type of policy scenario would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Whenever i try to access the mailbox data using Outlook 2003 it gives the following error message

    We have a Exchange Server 2007 installed on the DC machine. On the another machine, we have Outlook 2003 installed. Whenever i try to access the mailbox data using the Outlook it gives the following error message: "Unable to open your default e-mail folders. The file c:.....outlook1.ost cannot be...

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  • Is there a way to have read/write/modify but no delete access in folder?

    Is there a way to remove delete access? I'd like to have a folder where users can save & modify files, but not delete them. File-system permission don't work as delete is required in order to update/modify a file (temp-file is used in background to swap in when saved). Is there a way to do it...

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  • Blocking Internet access on Terminal Servers using using GPO’s

    Hi, I'm new. I found this guide,289483,sid68_gci1099219,00.html (Windows Server Tips: Block Internet Explorer Web surfing via Group Policy) on the site whilst trying to find a way to block internet access for certain users using Terminals Services. I...

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  • “Display information about previous logons during user logon” Policy locks me out of Domain Controller

    I just enabled a policy (domain wide) on my Windows 2008 server (sole domain controller) to "Display information about previous logons during user logon" Since doing so, I was unable to log back in to my server! I received this message:“Security policies on this computer are set to display...

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  • GPO to stop users from changing system clock on their workstations.

    I want to stop users from having the ability to change the system clocks on their workstations thru a GPO and only allow admins to do it.

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  • How to disable admin rights for Windows XP task manager.

    I am new into the IT industry and have full administration rights. When my users try to access task manager to end a task, a window pops up asking for a login and password. My login and password works and they are able to end a specific task. How do I fix this so they are able to access task...

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  • Mouse Freeze in Windows 7 after Logoff on subnet

    Problem Description: Multiple Users on our domain are complaining that after they logout or switch to a new user the mouse becomes disabled and the mouse arrow centers in the middle of the screen. They then must either restart the machine using the power button or by unplugging and then replugging...

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  • GPO items in Windows 10

    Hello - sorry for my ignorance. A fairly straightforward one (I hope!). We are planning a prospective upgrade across all of our company laptops from Windows 7 to Windows 10. We are hoping that someone can confirm if our existing GPO objects (all written for Win7 machines) will need to be re-written...

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  • Windows 2012 R2 NPS/RADIUS Server. Event ID 4402: There is no domain controller available for the domain.

    Attempting to replace existing Windows 2003 RADIUS server with new 2012 R2 NPS/RADIUS Server. RADIUS server used for 2nd Factor SafeWord authentication. All policies and settings replicated to new NPS server. NPS server has been registered w/ AD ( When testing w/ NTRadPing...

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  • Default writing domain controller

    Hi! In my ORG we have several domain controllers, and usually when I open AD UC it automatically chooses a DC that has been close to my location. But I suddenly noticed that working in AD UC was really sluggish and everything took a lot of time. Then I saw that I had connected to a DC far away on a...

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  • Where we should create a child domain controller?

    What and where we should deploy a child domain controller, not an ADC server?

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  • PCI audit for domain administrators

    Our client is currently a Tier 1 PCI company and our auditor made a suggestion in regards to us as System Administrators / access rights. Right now, our entire Windows infrastructure is about 700 desktops and 80 servers, along with 10 domain controllers. Now, they're saying we should move to a...

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  • How can I configure a static IPv6 address?

    I'm sorry if this question sounds confusing but I currently have a Windows machine that I need to make a domain controller in a test domain for my virtual machines. However, my DCPROMO keeps giving me an error warning that the IP addresses aren't configured correctly. And I can't disable IPv6. Is...

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  • How do I configure my domain controller?

    I just started MY MCSE. I have a doubt regarding configuring Domain Controller. The name which we specify as a DNS name is what? Is this the name of our own website or something else. I just confused by the word DOMAIN. Whenever I hear the word DOMAIN, it occurs to my mind that it is the name of...

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  • How to set Group Policy Settings in Workgroup environment using Windows XP

    We have around 30 PCs in workgroup environment. Operating System is Windows XP. We want to set up Group Policy on all the system for setting up common wallpapers, profile settings, security etc. How can we setup group policy in Workgroup PCs having Operating System as Windows XP? Do we have to...

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  • Accept Security Policy at Domain Login

    We need to set up a message for users to accept when logging in their domain account. I know an Interactive login can be defined on win2003 to display title and text. We need to display the message once for users to accept and login and it is logged that the user accepted the policy and if they...

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