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What can I do to fix missing start menu/desktop icons for a domain user?

I'm having a problem with one user account in my domain. The domain controller is Server 2008 R2, with Win7 clients. The user's password expired, so she went through the process of changing it. We ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2: *Show* all users at login screen

This question is essentially the opposite of: Windows Server 2008 R2: User account set to not show on login In my case, I'm trying to convince Windows 2008 R2 to show all (or, at least 2) users. ...
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1answer
629 views

After pressing CTRL+ALT Delete no login form shows up

We have a new (bought in 2013) Hp Server DL360 G8 E5-2420 that runs windows server 2008 R2. It's been 3 or 4 times since we bough it that it's giving a weird issue. We have the CTRL+ALT+delete window. ...
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What's this odd logon failure I see every day?

I'm having something weird happen on a Windows Server 2008 R2 server. Every day at exactly 9:00 PM, an Audit Failure is registered in Event Viewer, saying that an account failed to log on for reason ...
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1answer
237 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 (Rdp) Logon Audit trail

Is there a way to to retrieve an audit trail / history of remote/rdp logons for a particular user on a Windows 2008 R2 machine? We have a server here in our intranet which has a domain-wide user as ...
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1answer
461 views

I Deleted my own SID from the Registry

Just I deleted my own SID from the registry (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\ProfileList) in windows 2008 R2 server then I logged off. Now tried to log in but getting ...
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1answer
2k views

Terminal Services Login Error - “This initial program cannot be started”

We have set up a Windows Server 2008 R2 Server with Terminal Services. I am able to successfully log into the server using Remote Desktop Connection. However, many of my users, both admins and ...
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What's the meaning of logging in as “username@mydomain.com:something”

My Windows 2008 R2 machine is joined to a domain. In the logon screen, if I type in "username@mydomain.com:something" as the username, I can still logon properly, what's the meaning of ":something" ...
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2answers
88 views

Disable Server Login upon Updates Reboot

I have a co-located Dedicated Server running Windows 2008 R2. It is a Live server running my sites (wordpress, joomla, etc) I administer it via Remote Desktop. Everytime I do the Microsoft OS ...
2
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2answers
478 views

Simulate/script user log-ins to an Active Directory domain

We've had some login issues in our computer lab environment. When a class of 15-30 people try to log in at the beginning of class, they sometimes have to wait upwards of 20 minutes to get a desktop. ...
0
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1answer
117 views

Users logging into Windows 2008 R2 Server?

We've found a bunch of users in our server's "Users" folder. Not entirely sure how this happened, or what is going on. This server is also our front end mail server (Exchange 2010) We have ...
3
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2answers
165 views

Can't Login To Server 08 R2 server

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 box running Hyper-V hosting VM's. The server is a Dell M610 Blade server. The VM's are performing normally. However, I cannot RDP into the server. I get prompted ...
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1answer
12k views

Windows server 2008 r2 console stuck at “waiting for user profile service”

I have a windows 2008 R2 server, running on dell poweredge t300. Using hyper-v to run a windows 2008 R2 server also. Suddenly, today, my virtual console (on the virtual copy of windows 2008 server ...
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2answers
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Remote Desktop to Server 2008R2 fails from one particular Win7 client

I have a VPS running Windows Web Server 2008 R2. I'm able to connect using Remote Desktop from my home PC (Windows 7), personal laptop (Windows 7), and work laptop (Windows XP). However, I cannot ...
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How to integrate CAC card with Windows Login

Does anyone know how to integrate the DoD CAC card with the Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Login Process? I want my users to be able to insert the card into the reader and just enter their pin to login ...