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Guest account disabled but Guest listed at Task Manager

Because of high CPU usage by the lsass.exe process I googled then discovered the guest account is enabled. I disabled it yesterday & rebooted, as the result CPU usage became normal. Today I ...
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LSASS.exe trying to communicate over port 80

We are running a standalone web server (Windows 2008 + IIS 7), and our antivirus is blocking LSASS.exe (C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe) from making outbound connections over port 80. Why is LSASS ...
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Lsass.exe high CPU usage and causing request queuing on webserver

I have a webserver with Windows 2012 R2, running only one website, on ASP.NET 4.5.1, IIS 8.5. It does not have, and has never had, the AD role installed. Last Sunday, the process lsass.exe, suddenly ...
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High CPU Usage by LSASS.exe when installing Exchange Server 2013

We have a Windows 2008 R2 DC and we are installing Exchange Server 2013 (New installation) on a Windows 2012 R2 Server. During the installation I noticed it is getting stuck after completing 18% or ...
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LSASS.Exe using 100% CPU usage on SBS2003

LSASS.exe is using 100% CPU usage on my SBS2003 DC. For the life of me, I can't figure out what's causing it. I've checked the event logs and found a few things. I can't see if any of it is related. ...
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Windows 2000 Domain Controller CPU running at 100%

We are running a Windows 2000 Server as a domain controller and file server. 2 weeks ago, the machine was running fine. Then, after a power-outage and a restart, the machine became sluggish and ...
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can SECEDIT.exe be used to only add 1 group to 1 security policy? example?

I am assuming based on my research for using SECEDIT.exe -- that a template would be added to the exisitng security .SDB file. That this template would be very tiny... only naming the security policy ...
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lsass.exe uses 2.4GB of memory when resolving a web page

I have a user who has been noticing slowdowns with his machine frequently. When investigating his system (Windows Server 2008 R2) processes, we saw that lsass.exe was using 2.4GB of memory. A reboot ...
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lsass.exe and UDP port 53

We have DC and DNS on the same server (Windows Server 2012), but today I had seen that lsass.exe uses UDP :53 and our DNS server also requires this incomming UDP port to serve queries through UDP. ...