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Network system tray icon and control panel slowly becoming unresponsive in Windows 7 [closed]

I have to manage hundreds of VOIP PBXes, which I connect to via the Windows 7 PPTP VPN client. I've noticed that over time as I add more and more PPTP connections, the network system tray, as well as ...
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How did windows services get linked across three machines

I have a set of windows machines that are running similar software. In fact, they may have been cloned by my IT co-workers. I am not sure about that. The other day I noticed that when I started a ...
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Control Panel Empty on Windows Server 2008 R2 DataCenter

I am a local admin on a Windows Server 2008 R2 DataCenter machine, but when I remote into the server and open the Control Panel, almost all of the items are gone or missing. Could there be a ...
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Disable access to printers

In the below pic, if the user clicks the "Printers" button the Control Panel Printer window opens up. I've tried every GPO I can find to turn this off, but nothing seems to work. I've tried User ...
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Windows Server 2012: Add/Remove Programs? [closed]

In Windows Server (currently using 2012), is there an interface to uninstall 3rd party applications that have been previously installed by an installer (i.e., files as well as registry settings must ...
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Would cPanel or Plesk slow down my site/server? [closed]

My senior sysadmin told me that if I install cPanel or Plesk (or other panel) on a client's machine as it would slow down the server/site (WordPress on LAMP). This doesn't seem to make logical or ...
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Does Plesk compile its own versions of software like cPanel?

I am getting a new dedicated server with CentOS 6 and have the option of getting Plesk 11.x for free. I know, sysadmins are supposed to hate panels, but it would make the client's life much easier ...
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Zpanel 10.1.0 was recently released. Should i bother for client projects? [closed]

Zpanel 10.1.0 was released on 27th of July. Has anyone tried it? I know that they had serious security issues with the last version(10.0.2). Should i bother and use this one for client web projects ...
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CLI package to replace Plesk [closed]

Myself and another programmer are tasked with maintaining a few webservers. I prefer CLI tools, she prefers Plesk. However, I am adamant about not installing Plesk for quite a few reasons. I have ...
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How to access device manager in Hyper-V Server 2008 R2?

I have installed Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1 and almost everything works fine. Now I would like to inspect the hardware and drivers being used. On normal desktop, I'd just click Control Panel and go to ...
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Hyper-V PowerShell get disk usage and CPU usage (as seen by guest OS)

I am writing a control-panel for Hyper-V (new to it; please forgive). Using this as a reference:[link] Problem 1:I can only get the CPU usage as seen by the host-OS, which could be maximum 11-12% on ...
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Looking for simple Apache web control panel that allows me to match users to folders on a single domain

I'm looking for a simple Apache control panel for a webserver that allows me to: Add user FTP accounts and match them to folders on a single domain web server Improvement: Mysql accounts managing ...
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Control Panel for Web App Server?

I'm about to deploy a PHP based web app. I'm looking at purchasing a Linux Box, and I was wondering if I should even bother getting a control panel (cPanel or Plesk). I'm going to be the only one ...
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Unable to access Plesk panel from Leaseweb Dedicated Server

I have purchased a dedicated server from Leaseweb, package included plesk control panel but I could not figure out how to access it from my web-browser? I have tried http://ipaddress:8443 and also ...
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Accessing Amazon EC2 instance, instance store type, without keypair file

Any ideas to gain access to an amazon EC2 instance of instance-store type (not EBS), without the keypair file? I Can't find the keypair file and it's not an ebs to be able to make an image or snapshot ...
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Got VPS, need help understanding how to set up domain

I am renting a VPS and with 1 dedicated IP and I don't know how to add a domain. I have my domain registered with namecheap. I know how to create nameservers on namecheap but I don't know what the IP ...
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Does the language matter for programs that tie into linux [closed]

I'm wondering about control panels program like cPanel, Plesk, etc. These programs help the linux user control linux in a more visual way. Does the language in which they were written matter. cPanel ...
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Free server control panels? [closed]

I'm looking for a control panel to control a VPS (a high end one. don't worry about if the control panel is a resource hog). I have already done a bunch of research on control panels, but I just want ...
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Unlock Windows XP for Command Prompt (and other admin feature)

I have the admin access to a Win XP machine, I want to setup that as a public kiosk and so I go to group policy to disable all Command Prompt, Control panel etc. The problem is, even I have admin ...
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best minimilist control panel for linux server

I have a linux VPS, we have some sites hosted on it, and we need an opensource Control panel with basic features such as domain addition, email address addition and stuff. Can someone give me some ...
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Easiest CentOS control panel

Which CentOS control panel is easiest to use? I don't need a panel for clients or resellers.
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How to bypass Plesk's Loading Window

I'm in trouble with the loading window in Parallels Plesk control panel. it prevents any action before page completely loaded. It can be bypassed by unchecking "Prevent users from working with the ...
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Rackspace Cloud Sites API (Not Cloud Servers)

I'm looking for a way to pull data from my Rackspace Cloud SITES account. The data I want to pull is bandwidth, diskspace, and compute cycles (all available from control panel). I'd like to set up my ...
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How to make Plesk NOT block the browser password auto-complete feature?

All versions of the Plesk control panel software always had this "feature" where they disable the browser password auto-complete feature. Sure, they argue it's a security measure, but it's really not. ...
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How to install plesk using YUM on centOS 5?

i have a vps running centOS 5.4 LAMP and i want to install Plesk panel, so i've installed .ART packages using SSH like they said here : http://www.atomicorp.com/channels/plesk/ , i tried to execute : ...
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How do I securely execute commands as root via a web control panel?

I would like to build a very simple PHP based web based control panel to add and remove users to/from and add and remove sections to/from nginx config files on my linode vps (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS). What ...
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Usermin, Webmin and Virtualmin - What are the Differences?

I just bought a new VPS and I basically need to set up a LAMP(HP) stack, I'm considering between CentOS or Ubuntu as my operating system but I also need a hosting control panel to ease the system ...
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(Free?) Hosting Control Panels

I've installed and used both cPanel and Plesk on my dedicated servers in the past and I truly enjoyed the features and simplicity of cPanel (specially the auto-update feature in WHM), recently (a ...
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What control panels allow arbitrary passwords and why does Plesk allow only short ones?

Hosting provider M6.net explained me that the password security of its control panel (Plesk) is limited to a maximum of 14 characters. This article on Parallels explaining backs him up. However, he ...
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So I'm moving from shared hosting to a VPS. What do I need?

I have apache2, mysql, and vsftpd running. Are there any other tools I can use to make the transition easier? Any free control panels similar to cpanel?
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Cannot Turn Windows Features on - Shadow Copy Error

Whenever I try to install a Windows component (ex. an IIS Module) in the control panel, it runs for a bit and returns: An error has occurred. Not all the features were successfully changed. The ...
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Quick access to control panel stuff in Vista

Vista's control panel is more useless then ever. One example: I used to be able to access network devices with a couple clicks. From there I could check IP settings, disable, reset devices etc. ...
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Control Panels for Servers without a monitor

What is the best way to manage a server without a monitor? I can deal with consoles, but I still think it may be more convenient to have a GUI where a single click can save much repetitive typing. ...
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Why is Bitlocker missing from Control Panel?

I have a Dell Latitude Vista Ultimate Laptop that has Bitlocker installed on it and now I want to change the way it is set up. The trouble is that the BitLocker item in control panel is missing. All ...
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Is it possible to open Control Panel based applications with raised privileges?

For example, I want to uninstall an application on a users PC whilst they are logged in, but they do not have the rights to do so in the "Add/remove Programs" application. Is it possible to use "Run ...