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Upgrade Hard Drive - Keep domain membership?

If I upgrade my laptop hard disk by cloning it to an SSD with PartedMagic will my computer fall out of the domain to which it is a currently a member? Doing some Google searching and it doesn't look ...
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Shrinking a volume and extending another in dynamic disk

I have a test environment where I converted a disk to dynamic, shrunk a volume, and then expanded another all on the same disk. The result is that disk management in Windows Server 2008 R2 shows two ...
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Reinserted a RAID disk. Defined as foreign. Is import or clear the correct choice?

I have re-inserted a RAID disk, on a DELL server with Windows Server 2008. The drive-status indicator was changing between a green and amber light, and the monitor gave the following message: ...
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How do I detect whether my Hard Drive is RAID configured?

I'm not certain if this question makes complete sense. I'm trying to find out if a server is RAID configured. The Device is HP Proliant SCSI, but that's all I know, it's a terabyte drive. I've used ...
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Can I remove and test hard drive from Raid5 controller without rebuilding?

I have a new PowerEdge T320: Intel Xeon E5-1410 @ 2.8 GHz 16GB Windows Server 2008 r2 configured as Domain Controller Dell PERC S110 Software Raid 4x 7200 rpm 1TB drives configured in Raid5 I have ...
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How to change hard disk array on HP Proliant ML 350?

We have a hd damage and we need to replace this hd, How to change and add more hd to array to HP Proliant ML 350 G5 server ?
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How to increase hidden/used space on an SAS hard drive

My server is Windows 2008 R2 Standard Server. I have a SAS drive where all my website files are with the following properties: NTFS File System Allow files on this drive to have contents indexed in ...
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280 views

Configuring Windows Server Backup Destination Drive Sets

Is it possible to set up the standard backup system in SBS 2011 (or Server 2008 R2) to use an internal drive as a destination as well as external drives? Before you say yes, from my tests and from ...
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Database Server Can't Find 300GB

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 running Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2. I have some how lost 300 GB of disk space, and I can't seem to find it anywhere. The Hard Drive is 500GB and I can only account ...
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Vertex 2 SSD Freezing 60 seconds at a time

I have a OCZ Vertex 2 SSD that I've been using for a few years in a Win2k8 64-bit "Server" (Dell Precision M4300). Every few weeks it gets in a mood during which it temporarily freezes very often for ...
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Convert to dynamic disk / option disabled

I'm trying to setup a software RAID-1 at a new hosted server. It has two 3TB disks in and I've installed a fresh copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 Web Edition with SP1 on one of those disks. A ...
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Windows Backup Server & TrueCrypt Volume

I have a number of USB-powered external hard drives I was going to use for server backups for my Windows 2008 server. I tested Windows Server Backup, and it seemed to back up fine. However, since I'm ...
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Disk warning 51 on Windows 2008 x64 Standard R1

I keep getting a disk warning 51 message in the system log every few months. It eventually causes the server to crash (killing all my network services), forcing me to do a hard reboot. Full error ...
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Expand system partition on virtual machine where data partition is on the same virtual hard drive

For some reason I decided to create small initial partitions for my virtual machine server (30 GB system partition for Windows Server 2008, 100 GB data partition, both on the same virtual disk). Now, ...
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I need to provision 30TB for a server. Does this process have anything to do with Logical Memory?

I'm currently buying a server that NEEDS 30TB of storage, 15TB of which is logical and 15TB is physical. However the towers only allow 8 2TB 3.5 inch HDD's, which gets me to 16TB. How do I get ...
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Windows Server hard disk writes slow down after about one minute

I'm copying a 130 GB SQL Server backup to my Windows 2008 server, and to start with I get write speeds around 80 GB/sec, which is about what I'd expect. However, after the initial burst about a ...
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ATAPI Event 11 “The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort2.”

This is in the System Event log (Windows Server 2008) ATAPI Event 11 "The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort2." It is probably a hardware problem, but I'm not sure how to ...
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Connecting os installed HD to another computer

I have installed windows server 2008 on a system. I want to connect this 2008 server hard disk to different hardware configuration(another computer). Will it work without any flaw if connected to ...
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Windows 2008 RAID Failed Redudancy - which is the “current” disk?

I have a Windows 2008 Server with a two-drive software RAID 1 (mirroring). Last night one of the drives apparently failed (just disappeared from the system) and I had to boot from the secondary plex ...
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getting 4 ebs volumes to work with a windows server 2008 ec2 instance

I'm trying to have 4 ebs volumes attached to the same instance. One of the ebs volumes is the already attached root volume. Another one already attached, has its drive name set. As soon as I attach ...
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Missing HDD space - says 65GB used, selecting all folders shows 40GB used

Running Windows Server 2008, 74GB raptor drive and noticed we only had about 500MB left - yikes! So deleted some old backups we don't need, but can't track down where about 25GB seems to be taken up. ...
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Win 2008 R2 Server Not Recognizing Second Hard Drive

I just purchased a Dell server, which has two hard drives and no RAID setup. I can only currently see one hard drive... not sure how to get it to recognize the other, as I thought being a new machine ...
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Is it safe to delete MSP files from c: drive on Windows 2008 Server?

I have a server (actually it's my development VM) that's quite space-limited, and a significant proportion of the c: drive is being used by Windows to store MSP files. A bit of searching has told me ...
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What is the best tool for visualising hard drive usage on Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition)?

I've recently been tasked with cleaning up our Windows Server 2008 (Web Edition) server's website data folder. There are over 50 sites hosted on this particular box, so I'm looking for an easy way ...
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Too little space on a rented Windows Server 2008 virtual machine. How can I free space?

I rented a VPS / virtual machine with Windows Server 2008 with 16 GB of HDD. The Windows install was fresh so I went on to install the automatic updates, patches etc. I soon found out that I now have ...
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Adding a 2nd Hard drive causing intermittent restart on server

I'm in the middle of configuring a server with circa 6tb storage. I've got 8x 1TB drives, using a 3ware RAID card (9650SE) The server also (currently) has 1 additional 250gb SATA drive, with the OS ...
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Why can I not shrink the disk volume down more than 50% of original size on Server 2008

I have a new server with 540 GB disk on one partition. I decided to shrink the volume down so I could have a couple of partitions for various reasons. I could only shrink the volume by 50%. I went ...
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How do I determine the number of changes made on a given hard disk?

In Windows how do I determine how many bytes have changed on a given Hard Disk??? I don't just mean how many files changed and the sizes of those changes. I mean given a period of time, say 1 hour, ...
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Windows Server 2008 Disk Size

I have a fairly fresh install of Windows Server 2008. When I right click on the C: drive and view properties, it says I have used 25.2 GB, but when I select all the contents of the C: drive and view ...