4
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3answers
562 views

Start program on computer startup when nobody is logged on and show the window when someone does log on (OS: Windows)

I have a program that is launched on system startup using Task Scheduler on Windows Server 2012. The program must start even if the computer reboots automatially. Administrator is the account used to ...
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1answer
59 views

Sturtup script questions - will runas cmd allow app to be seen by user upon login?

I need to create a startup script on a server that is live in production, so unfortunately I don't have the luxury of trial and error. I need to start an application upon server bootup that is run as ...
1
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2answers
400 views

How to kick off a batch file on server restart?

When the server restarts, I need to kick off a process in a form of a batch file (that basically preloads a bunch of data that will be needed later). I haven't found an effective way to do this ...
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1answer
365 views

how auto run pppoe connection for valid ip on windows server 2008 [startup folder not help]

i bought an ip valid from my adsl isp and made a pppoe connection for using that ip in my windows server 2008.(my server) i want to force that connection to run automatically when log off/on or ...
1
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1answer
77 views

Script to automate Raid0 on Windows Server 2008

Could someone point me to a script that I can run upon startup to create a Raid0 drive on windows server 2008. The inputs would be the drive letters of two drives to use for the array.
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2answers
142 views

Windows Startup Script works but has no interface

I have a .CMD startup script (Scheduled for startup via Task Scheduler). It invokes several executable files via DOS commands, like this: start "Workflow Processor starting..." /D ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Windows Group Policy Startup script is not executed at startup

I have written a .cmd file which calls ten different .exe files. I am able to run this .cmd file locally, on my server, and it works fine. When I use [gpedit.msc] (Group Policy Editor) for "Computer ...
2
votes
1answer
204 views

About auto starting programs on Windows Server

We have 10-15 programs on working windows server machine.Desktop and console applications.These applications is critical and cant stop.Is there any tool or software,when application is crashed or ...
1
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1answer
105 views

2008 SR2 Server Starts Then Fails to Initialize DNS

Got a weird situation going on. Background: Just transferred Active Directory from a 2003 Server to 2008 SR2. Transferred Global and everything. Removed and disjoined the 2003 server from AD but I ...
1
vote
1answer
344 views

How to prevent Server Manager from appearing when logging in in Windows Server 2008?

I almost never use this app and it always opens when I login.
0
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5answers
239 views

What's more cost effective, Hosting your web startup on Foss or Windows? [closed]

Not coming from the windows world, I'm confused about licensing. I think my knowledge may be out of date. Before we gave up with windows web servers (IIS 2), we used to have to pay Client Access ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Windows pptp VPN at startup

I'd like to connect windows pptp client at startup. Is it possible? because I need a vpn link between two windows server and so (because it's a server) I don't want to let a logged user to the ...