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GPO's filtered out - wrong domain name reported by BGinfo

I am trying to locate a group policy deployment issue I have. The problem is that domain related GPO's are filtered out. We renamed our domain lately from: CONTOSO to: lan.CONTOSO.com (Netbios name ...
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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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view/kill a Windows O/S processes from Ubuntu Server

Is there a Ubuntu version of Sysinternals Process Utilities, which allows Window users to view/control remote processes? I already know I can setup cygwin on Windows and use ssh to remote in. All I'm ...
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Why does my SQL Server use AWE memory? and why is this not visible in RAMMap?

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit) 8GB server where, according to Sysinternals RAMMap, 2GB of memory is allocated using AWE. As far as I understood, this means that these pages stay in ...
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finding the user - without knowing the innards of IIS

Place of crime is WinSrv2008 with IIS7. My IIS apppool user is trying to create a folder but fails. How do I find out which User it is? Let's say I don't know much about IIS7 and Aspnet but need ...
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Inspecting the E-mail traffic of a Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I have seen that the IP address of my mail server has added to blocked IP address list on http://psbl.org. I am using this server for personal use. So, it is not that much of an issue that I am, as a ...
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Restore bginfo wallpaper after RDP disconnect and reconnect

I often end my RDP session by closing the window (without logging off). When I reconnect, the system is exactly the way it was before I disconnected (i.e. same windows are open, etc...) Except: The ...
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Are there alternatives to Sysinternals ADInsight?

I had been using ADInsight from Sysinternals to trace Active Directory calls from my workstation, but the application has failed. Where previously the Active Directory events were traced and logged, ...
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suggest a tool similar to tcpview

Can anyone suggest a tool for Windows similar to Sysinternals' tcpview which monitor current all connections and also counts and shows traffic/speed?
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AccessEnum recursion depth

I'm putting together a quarterly audit script and I'm trying to provide information to data owners about the groups they administer. The most difficult aspect of this operation is determining to ...
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Process Monitor fails to start on a 64 bit computer

When I try to start Process Monitor from SysInternals on some 64 bit windows 7 machines,the process fails to start. There is no error message. I double click and nothing happens. Other 64 bit windows ...
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Monitoring logged on users in Active Directory

There is a bunch of Windows Server 2008 R2 computers in the domain. They are used as workstations both for local and remote access. What is the right way to collect the information about logged on ...
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Prevent a program from deleting files in Windows?

I have an executable program (no source code) that creates temporary files in a certain folder then deletes them at the end. I am having trouble with the program and would like to examine the ...
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How to connect AD Explorer from Sysinternals to Global Catalog

I'm using the sysinternals AD Explorer quite frequently to search and inspect an Active Directory without any big problems. But now i'd like to connect not only to a single AD Server. Instead i like ...
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How do I get Bugzilla to authenticate with Active Directory LDAP?

After reading this guide and trying a ton of permutations based on that, is there an easy way to get Bugzilla working with an AD server? I keep getting the error: 80090308: LdapErr: DSID-0C0903A9, ...
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how to kill a process running on remote windows machine from linux?

I am looking for something like SysInternals pskill which is just great! But that can be executed on Linux more exactly I want it to run on Maemo (Nokia N900 phone). Please do not offer me to run a ...
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How do you use environment variables, such as %CommonProgramFiles%, in the PATH and have them recognized by services.exe?

I'm trying to add C:\Program Files\Common Files\xxx\xxx to the system PATH environment variable by appending %CommonProgramFiles%\xxx\xxx to the existing path. After rebooting, I open a command ...
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Why does my PowerShell script hang when called in PSEXEC via a batch (.cmd) file?

I'm trying to remotely execute a PowerShell script using PSEXEC. The PowerShell script is called via a .cmd batch file. The reason we do this is to change the execution policy, run the powershell ...
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Why does PSEXEC work if I don't specify a password?

When I run SysInternals PSEXEC to launch a process on a remote machine, if I specify the password in the command line it fails with: PsExec could not start cmd.exe on web1928: Logon failure: unknown ...
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Where to get working Sysinternals tools for Windows 2000?

Yes, I know Windows 2000 will run end-of-life in this year, but we still have a lot of Windows 2000 boxes we try to migrate but no idea if all of them can be migrated this year... Recently I ...