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How can I install URLScan?

I went to the official Microsoft site to install URLScan 3.1 from here However, the Web Platform Installer 4.6 is unable to find the extension to IIS. I've looked in the complete list, as well as ...
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1answer
40 views

Moving Harddisk to other server

I have a situation that required to move 3 SATA hard Disk from a Dell T100 to T350 Server. This was working 90% ok and the Windows 2008 server started fine need only install Drivers. HD 1Tb ...
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57 views

Automating windows server 2008 installation in hyper V with powershell

I often set up servers in Hyper V on my laptop (running windows server 2008) to test varoius software. Is there a way in powershell to build an image in Hyper V and run windows update on that image? ...
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To install Microsoft office in 25 machines

i need to install Microsoft Office in 25 machines which are in a domain.Is their any way to do that at once. It's really hectic to install in all machines individua;ly. Thanks in Advance.
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Installing MS SQL Server 2008 R2 Utilizing Data Array

Maybe I can't put together a query that finds what I am looking for on the Internet, but I want to make sure this is done right. I have a new server that has Windows Server 2008 R2 loaded onto a RAID ...
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1answer
181 views

Group policy software installation feature on server 2008

What is the proper procedure for distributing software updates using group policy's software installation feature? For example, if I want to install Java, and Java 1.7u6 is already added as a ...
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1answer
286 views

How to install Windows on a Server without CD/DVR?

How can I install Win Server 2008 on a single Dell F1D unit, rack mounted, no CD/DVD, BIOS Boot Devices: 1- SCSI drive (bare), 2-Network: IBA GE Slo. Nothing else on the Boot device list. Have USB ...
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1answer
71 views

Install the same Active Directory Schema extension again

is there any possibilty of problems, due to a 2nd time installation of the schema extension for a lync server, in an active directory childdomain of a forest? Replication overhead would not be that ...
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1answer
352 views

HP ProLiant DL140 Xeon 3.06Ghz - cant install Windows 2008

I bought this box for very small task and I was trying to install Windows Server 2008 as it has 86x build. The disk is old IDE and when W2008 install run for first time it sees the partition and ...
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1answer
315 views

Error encountered moving TFS2010 to a new server

I'm attempting do a test move of our TFS2010 server and I'm encountering an error. I've got a new Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server installation as on the current server and I've turned off the services ...
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1answer
64 views

is there way to make Server Core is the default startup?

I want to know if i can install windows server 2008 "full installation" and put the Server Core default startup and make the server manager is just Secondary option. is that possible? , and how can do ...
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1answer
384 views

Can I install SharePoint Foundation 2010 with full SQL Server 2008?

I cannot find out how do I install SharePoint Foundation 2010 with full SQL Server 2008, it seems that installation wizard forces me to use Express edition. Is there a way to use Foundation with ...
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1answer
123 views

Detecting when Windows installation is completed

I got the task to install Windows Server 2008 R2 inside a virtual machine (WMWare Workstation) with Powershell. It was quite easy to do the installation of Windows inside the virtual machine. Now, I ...
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2answers
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Installing W2K8 R2 on a Dell Poweredge 2850

I'm a server novice and have been given a Dell 2850 (PERC 4e/Di). It has 3 blank HDs that I think are configured as RAID 5. I am trying to install W2K8 R2 SP1 on it. It doesn't have a DVD reader so I ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008 on IBM x3250 M3 Server with EFI

I'm hoping this question hasn't been asked before and I've spent the last 3 hours trying to find a solution to this but to no avail. Also feel free to edit the tags, I'm fairly new to this site. I ...
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2answers
295 views

II7 installation on Windows Server 2008 (Amazon EC2) - how much time [closed]

How much time it takes to install II7 on Windows Server 2008 via Amazon EC2.
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2answers
2k views

Install PHP MSSQL Driver on Windows 2008 64bit IIS 7 - Unable to load dynamic library

maybe somebody is able to help with the following problem: I have to install PHP 5.2 on Windows 2008 IIS with MSSQL Support but I'm unable to get MSSQL to work. Current situation Windows 2008 ...
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1answer
236 views

Mule ESB reinstall

I am trying to reinstall Mule ESB on my Windows Server machine and noticed something odd: When I had previously installed it, the service used to be listed under the Administrative Tools -> Services ...
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1answer
88 views

Can SQL 2008 and SQL 2008 R2 reside in a single machine?

I do know that it would be much better if I try it first. But the problem is that its my client's dedicated server with many websites running on it. So, I cannot actually test that there. The server ...
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1answer
334 views

Unable to install Dynamics CRM2011 on AWS EC2 instance

I'm attempting to install Dynamics CRM 2011 on an AWS EC2 instance (Server 2008 R2 64 bit) When I run Microsoft.Crm.Server.Setup.exe from the Server\amd64 folder on the installation CD I get a message ...
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0answers
610 views

“1% is not a valid win32 application” Sql Server Setup

I am trying to install Sql Server 2008 R2 Express(x86) to my Windows Server 2008 Server(32bit) machine since yesterday evening but I am having this weird error during installation progress. "1% is not ...
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1answer
98 views

SP2 install on A\P fail-over cluster for SQL2008 & Win2008 - How to?

Any recommendations and any known issues with installing SP2 for SQL2008 on Win2008 fail-over Active\Passive Cluster? And the best procedure to get this done with minimum downtime? Replication and ...
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1answer
1k views

Installing Windows 2008 - Hangs During Expanding Files

I'm trying to install Windows 2008 R2 from a USB stick and it hangs during the expanding files, generally in 23% if I install Standard and 16% if it's Enterprise. I checkdisk the USB it's fine, tried ...
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Windows 2008 Server Core vs Full Installation

Recently I have gone through some articles regarding Windows Server core installation, which is very light weight server and consume low resources when compared with full installation. What my doubt ...
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1answer
526 views

Installing 32-bit Software Outside %windir%\Program Files (x86) on Windows 2008 R2

I have a 32-bit app that I need to install and test on a Windows 2008 R2 server. This app has some dependencies on 3rd party 32-bit software (Oracle 10g client and TCL runtime -- a large portion of ...
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1answer
2k views

“Windows Setup cannot find a location to store temporary installation files” when installing Server 2008 R2 on Server 2008

I'm trying to remotely install Windows Server 2008 R2 on a Server 2008 box using an iso image. When I run the setup I get the error: Install Windows Windows Setup cannot find a location to ...
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6answers
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Can't connect to SQL Server 2008R2 on Windows Server 2008R2

I reinstall a server Windows Server 2008 R2, I installed SQL Server 2008 R2 no problem during installation. When I try to connect with "Microsoft SQL Management Studio" via sa account or Windows ...
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3answers
741 views

Security changes between Windows 2008 (Windows 7) and 2008 R2?

Coming from the questions, for ex., Sharepoint 2010 - “We did not find any results for” keyword which identified the problem (but not solution) with the help of Mike Hacker's blog Crawler Issue with ...
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4answers
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How to minimize Windows Server 2008 R2 size?

Is there a guide somewhere on how to minimize the Windows Server 2008 R2 installation folder? I am talking specifically about all the features and roles that come with the Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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1answer
820 views

Post-Installation Checklist for Windows Server 2008

I'm curious to know what folks standard post-installation checklist looks like for Windows Server 2008. I'm creating a virtual instance of 2k8 to use a base for other VMs in our test environment, so I ...
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1answer
762 views

Language pack can not be installed on 2008 server

I installed Windows 2008 server R2 standard from the CD (english), applied updates and now I need to Install the Dutch language interface. It is provided on the DVD, but refuses to install, telling me ...
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3answers
125 views

Technet and trying to install Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm a Technet subscriber and a bit new to it all so I'm just trying to work my way round things. Firstly I want to install Windows Server 2008 R2 as I believe this is the latest edition - however ...
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2answers
491 views

How to install Windows 2008 on a VHD on a Windows 7 machine

I am trying to set up a Windows 2008 VDH that I can boot on my windows 7 machine. So far I have created and formatted the VHD. I have also downloaded an iso image with windows 2008. What I am ...
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3answers
140 views

Can I setup a test server and then transfer everything to a diff. production server?

I am going to be setting up a "real" server, but it's not being shipped for another week. I was planning on setting up most of the server's functionality using an extra workstation I have. I wanted ...
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1answer
105 views

Windows 2008 Server Std and Exchange 2003

Is it possible to install Exchange 2003 on a 2008 Server? I am trying to do this, but am facing all sorts of problems, such as the installer quitting before doing anything. Just wanted to know that ...
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1answer
2k views

bootmgr is missing - Windows Server 2008 - clean install - no OS on HDD

I am trying to install Windows Server 2008. After an unsuccessful first attempt during which I had option to boot from disc and begin install, my DELL 1425SC started throwing this error: BOOTMGR IS ...
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1answer
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Windows 2008 upgrade hangs on black screen of death; can't boot from media

Over the weekend someone attempted to upgrade Windows Server 2003 to 2008 on one of our machines. Not sure what happened, but it didn't work and now when booting up after the little green bars, the ...
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2answers
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Problem installing SQL Server client tools

We are tring to install SQL Server 2005 Standard on Windows 2008 Standard both 64 bit. Have done this before with no problems. This time we get an error during the installation of client tools: ...
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2answers
300 views

Can't get Windows Server 2008 to move past the first restart during installation

I'm trying to install Windows Server 2008 Small Business Edition using the following hardware: Intel S3420GP Motherboard 3400 socket XEON CPU Samsung DVD Drive 2x 250 GB Hard Drives in RAID 1 I ...
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1answer
502 views

Changing monitor refresh rate in fresh Windows install

I am very sensitive to refresh rates below 70Hz, at least so far as most CRT monitors are concerned. When setting up a fresh Windows system from install media (in this case Windows Server 2008), the ...
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Problem adding “Network Policy and Access Services” role in Server 2008

We are encountering an Error Code 0x80070643 when attempting to add the "Network Policy and Access Services" role on a fresh Windows Server 2008 R2 installation. Is there a known solution for this ...
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4answers
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Installing Windows Server 2008 without a DVD-ROM drive

We've just picked up a cheap second-hand Dell PowerEdge 860 with an SAS 5i/R RAID controller, and we want to install Windows Server 2008 on it. Problem is that the machine only came with a CD-ROM ...
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1answer
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Installing Windows Server 2008 - RAID - No Drivers Found

I'm tring to install Windows Server 2008 on our server (it currently has a beta version on) I've inserted the dvd, booted into it, and tried to do a new installation When i come to the screen where ...
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4answers
780 views

MySQL installation on Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to install MySQL 5.1 on a Windows Server 2008, but I'm just not getting even after trying a million different things. The installation actually goes smoothly, but I can not start the ...
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5answers
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Windows Server 2008 install: wpeinit -unattend:unattend.xml does nothing

I'm trying to set up automated installations of Windows Server 2008 x64. I have it working using a DVD and autounattend.xml on a USB key, but now I want to make it work over PXE so I don't have to ...
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1answer
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Re/Installing an MSI, getting 'not a valid short file name' error

We are running windows 2008. We have a windows service called ImportService, that is installed via an MSI package. A previous version was installed about 3 months ago without problems. When have ...
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3answers
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Should I use server core vs full install for setting up webserver on a hyper-v VM?

I am probably going to use hyper-v running on windows server 2008 standard SP2 for server consolidation. I was thinking that I would do a VM for the web server. I was reading up on just using server ...
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4answers
3k views

Windows Web Server 2008 License Key

I just bought a fresh retail copy of Windows Web Server 2008 from newegg the other day for a small web server I'm setting up at home. Went to install it, and it told me the license key was invalid. ...
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1answer
405 views

SQL Server 2008 install error: VS2008 SP1?

I'm installing the developer edition of SQL Server 2008 and it's giving me the error: "A previous release of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 is installed on this computer. Upgrade Microsoft VS2008 to ...
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2answers
456 views

Password problem while creating domain

I'm freshman so far in server management stuff but this seems to be clearly against logic. After updating my Windows Server 2008 Standard 32bit, installing DNS server and AD DS I wanted to create ...