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Random files are compressed on the disk

I am now managing Windows Server 2003 originally setup by someone else. What I noticed is that even though file compression is not turned on at the drive level (when I go to drive Properties ...
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Backup Exec has lost compression ability

We are running Backup Exec 11d (Version 11.0 Rev 6235) The server is hooked up to an HP Ultrium 440 tape drive. It has been performing very well for a few years now, it has processed about 3-400 TB. ...
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IIS6 wont compress js and css

So recently I configured IIS6 to compress files I now have most files compressing apart from my JavaScript and CSS files. Does anyone have an idea what maybe causing them not to be compressed. I know ...
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How does random access work with compressed drives on Windows?

If one turns on drive compression in Windows Server 2003 (ignoring dire warnings of performance), how does random access to that file work? Does Windows create a temporary uncompressed version of the ...
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Is it a Bad Idea to Use Compressed Folders for Log File Archiving?

We have a custom Windows Service in our production environment that for auditing and diagnostic reasons generates log files in the file system. The log files are quite verbose (by necessity) and ...
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IIS 6 Compression for a folder

I want to enable IIS 6 compression for all of the folders in my application except one; in this one folder, I do some things that fails when IIS 6 compression is enabled... Any advice? Thanks.
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Compressing and copying large files on Windows Server?

I've been having a hard time copying large database backups from the database server to a test box at another site. I'm open to any ideas that would help me get this database moved without having to ...
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Good self-extracting compressor for software content

I often perform upgrades on my client servers via remote desktop. While it's quite powerfull tool, when you want to transfer 100 MB it's a bit of slow. Therefore I use zip to make files smaller and ...
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HTTP Compression on IIS 6.0 (Windows Server 2003)

There are many things you have to do/consider when you want to enable HTTP compression on IIS 6.0 (Windows Server 2003). Can somebody please provide a comprehensive list of the actions you have to ...