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How to restore IE8 Default settings on Windows XP from a remote machine

Here is my goal. This will be run on one Windows XP machine only, for trouble shooting purposes. We need to be able to remotely execute. psexec \\computername -d -e -u domain\administrator -p ...
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Enable RDP using WinRM or other alternatives to psexec

I am writing a program that takes a list of servers and enables/disables RDP. Currently I am utilizing psexec and up in till this morning, everything worked. I made no change in ...
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Provide Administrator credentials within script

I am writing a script that runs from a user account. The script needs to execute another script as the Administrator account. Tried AutoIt's RunAs - didn't work. Tried PsExec - the same. Tried ...
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Execute command on remote computer and show UI to logged on user

since I could not find any proper solution online, I'll ask here. I have a bunch of computers where I want to execute a program and show the programs GUI to the currently logged in user. Afaik this ...
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Does using cmdkey.exe in conjunction with psexec.exe prevent psexec from sending the username and password in plain-text?

The answer to the following question appears to hint that using cmdkey.exe to cache your credentials prior to running a command on a remote machine using psexec.exe will prevent your username and ...
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Access denied using psexec when connect to remote server

I use latest version of PsExec, and execute Command Prompt as Run as Administrator. We use PsExec v2.11 MY_MACHINE is on MY_DOMAIN domain. REMOTE_SERVER is on OTHER_DOMAIN domain. user_partner is on ...
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PSexec is not starting to machine using supplied username and password [closed]

Hi i am trying to connect windows 7 enterprise to windows server 2008 Enterprise R2 but it fails to start the service and stuck. without prompting any error like access denied etc.. I have ...
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wmic hanging on remote server?

Based on information from my previous question, I'm trying to learn wmic. I'm playing around with trying to look at which processes are using the most resources on a remote server. What I've managed ...
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Handle.exe creates Handle64.exe & hangs thereafter

On windows server 2008 R2 ,In a folder I have handle.exe along with psexec.exe and a batch file name test.bat with following content: psexec -s D:\data\handle.exe -p taskhost.exe > ...
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psexec exits with “<cmd> exited on <target> with error code 128”

We have several Windows 2003 servers that we run utilities on using psexec. Recently, it stopped working on one of them. For those unfamiliar with it, here's how the process normally works: Psexec: ...
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Pstools or Powershell or Both

I'm having a problem at the moment deploying and managing windows services and I'm looking for advice on the best course of action. Here's what I have working (below) - the problem is it's a bit ...
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How to run multiple commands with psexec? [duplicate]

I need to run a command to uninstall forefront on some of our workstations and am having a bit of trouble formatting the command. Here's what needs to happen (in multiple commands) xcopy ...
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How do I launch a command on a remote computer with an invalid domain trust? (using local creds)

I intend to use WMIC to reset the trust of a machine that is remote, and off the network. All of the following variations result in an "access denied": The following works fine: net use ...
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Remotely start VNC server on computer with no Admin password

I'm trying to remotely access a particular computer of mine and it seems that VNC has stopped. I can tell that the computer is still running because I can VNC into another machine on the same network ...
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PsExec - Can't Find Specific Path

I'm trying to install a msi file using PsExec from a network path but I get an error saying The system can't find that path specified. I'm not sure why it's happening - if there's an error in my ...
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IIS start remote commands - PsServices | PsExec

I have developed a ASP.NET C# web page which connects to remote conmputer command prompt using PSSERVICES.exe and executes some commands against servers. The execution works fine until I deployed the ...
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PSTools psexec and PCI

I am just wondering if anyone knows of any reason why using psexec would cause the failure of a PCI DSS audit. I have never been able to find information, though have always been told that it can't ...
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PsExec hangs intermittently when calling AppCmd

We have an automated deployment process which is primarily managed by a batch file. One of the first steps in that process is to stop an IIS AppPool so the updated files can be safely copied. To do ...
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Redirect telnet “interactivity” from host 3 to host 1 through host 2 (proxy?)

My network configuration: host 1 [h1] - User machine connected via VPN to the main host (host 2). (Win 7) host 2 [h2] - The gate through other machines of my network. No firewall, no ip rules. (Win ...
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PsExec will not work due to File and Print Sharing disabled in firewall

We run in a Citrix/Wyse Terminal environment (200+ terminals) All users Wyse terminals are not connected to a Domain and users log in with a local user account with no password (there is another ...
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Passwordless psexec on windows

I'm looking at deployment options at the moment. I'm using Jenkins on a Windows machine to control deployment to multiple remote Windows servers. The deployment involves executing a batch script on ...
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Chkdsk and PSEXEC

I run maintenance for a lot of offices and use chkdsk as a part of the maintenance. I've recently been using PSEXEC to start a batch file that simply runs chkdsk and then pauses to keep the command ...
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PSEXEC Access denined using local account which exists both servers

2 Windows 2012 Server, no firewall, nothing triggered in MS Security Center Endpoint Protection. Server A (GIS Server) utilizes a local account to perform various task; this account must exist on all ...
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Use winexe to start a Windows process

When I'm on Windows I use PsExec to start processes on other Windows machines. I now have the case that I want to do that from a Linux machine. Fortunately there is winexe, a small program which ...
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is there a way to get PSEXEC to output the results of python

The situation: I am running psexec.exe from one windows machine to another and would like to run a python script on the remote machine and look at the output of the script without having to pipe it ...
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PSexec is not connecting to machine using supplied username and password

I'm trying to connect from a Win 7 machine to a Win2k8R2 machine using the command: psexec \MACHINE_NAME_HERE -u MACHINE_NAME_HERE\Administrator -p PASSWORD_HERE notepad When I try this I get the ...
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How to execute bat file remotely using Psexec from team city inside the powershell command

I have a powershell command which runs in TeamCity. When I try to run a batch file remotely using psexec from this .ps file, I see once the remote execution started, nothing happens. I tried several ...
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Interactive mode of PSExec not working for console application

I am trying to use PSExec to kick off a console application on a remote computer in an interactive state. When I run something like this: PsExec.exe -s -d -i 1 \\MyServer notepad.exe It launches ...
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Why does PsExec hang after successfully running a powershell script?

The script is fairly straight forward. Simply tries to start a bunch of windows services. Execution locally works fine when on the target machine. The script is actually executing fine as well when ...
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Psexec failing to connect the remote VM

I have got two machines (machine1 & machine2). My task is to execute few commands remotely via PSEXEC from machine1 to machine2. Sadly these machines are from different network domains. Admin ...
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Psexec: “unknown user name or bad password” in workgroup

I have 2 machines with Windows XP SP2 Professional on the same workgroup; I can ping each of them from the other one; My psexec command(run from machine with ip: 192.168.0.3): psexec \\192.168.0.4 ...
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Pop up a message or run a program on remote windows 7 computer so currently logged on user can see it

How can you pop up a message or run a program on remote computer so the currently logged on user can see it. We have done this on WinXP, but these don't work with Win7. at.exe \\computername time ...
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PsExec and xCmd

I've recently come into a bit of confusion regarding PsExec and xCmd. It would be great if someone here could help clear this up, preferably with some form of external reference to given for ...
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psexec with Windows server 2008 directory not valid

I am working with a group of machines that are on the same network. They are all windows 2008 servers. I want to run a bat file on one machine by using psexec. But when I try, I am getting ...
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PsExec for remote command on Windows EC2 instance

Here is what I am trying: Launch ami-c98d55a0 with t1.micro size and a security group with inbound tcp ports 139, 445, 3389 open. Using paping, I get a response on port 3389 but not 139 and 445, ...
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Psexec renaming multiple workstations

I'm trying to add a local admin user to about 35 workstations on a AD. I am logged into a domain admin account. When I run psexec @wks.txt "net user UserName1 Password1 /add" I get: "psexec ...
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psexec on Windows Server 2008 with -s flag: login failure

I'm trying to use psexec.exe to run batch scripts on Windows Server 2008. I cannot use plaintext passwords, so I'm using the "-s" flag, and not providing a username/password. I get the following ...
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start exe in a Remote Session with PsExec

I would like to start an application remotely. I am using the following PsExec command: PsExec \\computerOne -u Domain\User1 -p 123456 -x "C:\Windows\System32\calc.exe" I tried to use -i so that ...
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How to Run multiple command remotely using PSEXEC?

I am try to use multiple command with psexec tools but i am only remotely entered in that computer but it won't be perform another command psexec -i \\192.168.30.135 -u username -p password cmd ...
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How to Block psexec?

I wondered whether anybody knew how to prevent other systems from using psexec to run services on my machine, assuming running the windows firewall is not an option? In addition, I have read that a ...
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How To use psexec command remotely? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use psexec without admin privileges on target machine? I am trying to access the remote machine using psexec command command is : psexec \ remote machine -u ...
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PSEXEC from powershell

I have been struggling getting powershell to run Psexec. It works fine for single line commands. but i need to call SCOM to put the server in maintenance mode through Psexec... $output = ...
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PSExec “access is denied” on WS '03?

I'm trying to execute commands to a remote server offsite and PSExec for some reason is not working. C:\> psexec \\LOC-Server -u AdminUser -p AdminPW cmd This won't even let me run command ...
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What is “php exited with error code 1”?

I'm running a php script through the webserver to execute psexec which in turns executes another php script. When I run this from the command line normally, everything works fine and there are no ...
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Why is my application hanging when ran from the webserver?

I'm using PsExec to run a command line program without having to wait for it to finish to report back to the script that ran it. I'm using a PHP script to run it. When I run the PHP script manually on ...
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Passing CMD via PSEXEC to a remote computer via .BAT file

Using PSEXEC to call CMD for a DEL command on a remote computer through a batch script. PSEXEC \\hostname -u username -p password CMD /C DEL /Q /F C:\Folder\File.txt The script pauses with a new ...
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How to set env variables and run multiple commands with PsExec?

How can I run multiple commands with PsExec, and how can I export environment variables? I can run two commands by doing the below, but when I try to export an environment variable the second command ...
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How to send a pipe with psexec?

I'm trying to execute a pipe on a remote server by using psexec. The command that I'm trying to execute is psexec \\servername DSQUERY USER -name *userpart* | DSGET USER -samid -display Currently, ...
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Remote installing programs by scripts or batch files

Firstly, I can't use Group Policy as our team doesn't manage that. The company is a massive FTSE company with a team for every aspect of IT you can think of. Our team needs a way of installing ...
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How to use psexec without admin privileges on target machine?

Is it possible to use psexec to execute a command on a remote machine without having admin privileges on the remote machine? I tried running psexec \\<machine> -u <username> -p ...