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Badly corrupted control panel on Windows 7 64-bit machine

I seem to have lost most of my control panel icons (apart from Folder Options). I've tried all the usuals: Chkdsk System File Checker In place windows upgrade Is there anything more that I can try ...
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java - how to limit sending email by 3rd party tools?

I have a (Win2008 R2) box running the Jenkins continuous integration server. It's a java program running as a Windows service. The command line looks like this: > "C:\Program Files ...
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How to set manually scale factor of receive window size in windows8? (Window Scaling - RFC 1323)

My internet download/upload speed is 6.0/0.6 Mbps. One day, when only I was using network bandwidth on LAN, I started downloading a large file from YouTube by using IDM. Initially, I easily use all ...
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MySQL configuration stops at starting server

Currently trying to install MySQL 5.6.26 on a Windows Server 2003 R2 Service Pack 2, during the installation, it stops at the starting server step, tried following this question's accepted answer, but ...
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Hyper-V Guest looses network connection when configured with VLAN id and NIC teaming

I have Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard host with two physical netwrok interfaces configured for teaming (Hyper-V Port). Virtual machine is assigned Hyper-V Virtual switch, and only then virtual ...
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Remote desktop issue over VPN connection Windows 8 and now 10

I have recently reinstalled Windows 8 Pro and upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. Both operating systems had this issue. When I connect to the VPN connection at my workplace, I am able to successfully remote ...
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Prevent Mac clients from saving a file on a Windows Server that violate windows server file name policy

Is it possible to setup a Windows server to prevent Mac clients from saving files to a Windows share via SMB that violate Windows file name policy. Things like leading and trailing spaces, /, "\", ", ...
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Website Load test Issue

We have one customer's server, one website is working in IIS, we are facing one issue in this that when customer is testing by "https://loader.io" and it gives the load test result that when 1000 ...
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PCI Compliance 11.5: File Integrity Checkers [on hold]

has anyone used EzFIM for compliance on Windows servers? My understanding is that it is highly configurable and pretty cheep. If so please let my know if you like it and if the auditors will accept ...
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Windows Server 2008 NLB doesn't respond to ARP request

I have two instances of Windows Server 2008 running in Hyper-V VM's. The two instances are configured in a multicast NLB. I can ping either node from another subnet, but I get a timeout when pinging ...
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is it possible to use cobbler using windows dhcp server or without dhcp?

I want to configure cobbler in my network but my network already managing by a windows 2k8r2 dhcp server. Is it any way to configure without dhcp server ?
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Cant install Windows updates KB3023224 and KB3035490 [on hold]

I cant install the following updates, not matter how many tries (even though it gives me a green message at the end, as if they were successfully installed) I followed the instructions in this link ...
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How to find difference in sending passwords to ProFTPD

There is a CentOS Server with proftpd installed, that works for a long time. Now I create a user the right way as the last time and check it with ftp command on windows CMD and it works. ...
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Cant install mongo into PHP (XAMPP, Windows) [on hold]

I'm sitting on it few days and i have no idea what to do next. Since topic was marked as not good for stack overflow and i was sent to serverfault, i'm writing here :) I'm using XAMPP on Windows. ...
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Tips on manually rebalancing data across a Parity Storage Space pool in Windows Server 2012 R2

On my HP Microserver N54L which acts as file server, I have a parity storage spool consisting of the following: 4x 2TB WD Caviar Green 1x 3TB WD Caviar Green (Recently added) The OS (Server 2012 ...
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Windows Server: auto login users on start

I need to automatically log in certain users on server reboot. The purpose is to start sessions for those users, and make their auto-start programs to run. I've found some 3rd party software ...
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mysqldump access denied with WAMP on Windows 8.1 [on hold]

I have a local install of WAMP and I'm having problems using mysqldump. I use this code trough cmd.exe: C:\wamp\bin\mysql\mysql5.6.17\bin\mysqldump -umyuser -pmypassword mydbname > C:\Web ...
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VirtualBox Windows 8.1 guest too slow [on hold]

I installed a Windows 8.1 guest over an Ubuntu 14.04 host (with 16GB RAM) and it's making both, host and guest extremely slow. I asigned 8BG RAM and 40 GB HD (with 50% free space now) and installing ...
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how to easily reconnect to “unavailable” network shares

Every once in a while, I run cmd as my admin user. I set up a shortcut for convenience sake... C:\Windows\System32\runas.exe /u:admin.user@domain cmd At some point, I've wanted to run scripts that ...
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How to update Windows Remote Desktop Protocol to V10? [on hold]

PC from which I connect to Windows Server 2012 R2 is Windows 10 and it has protocol 10, but Win2012R2 has protocol 8. How can I update Windows Server 2012 R2 Remote Desktop Protocol ? My RDP is not ...
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Windows Performance Monitor (perfmon): how to reset a counter to zero? [on hold]

I have a server that's been running a long time. I want to reset the counter "maximum connections" to the IIS web service without restarting the server/services. I have looked high and low and cannot ...
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need a script to add users under a different domain to shares [on hold]

Many users are now logging in under a different domain and cannot access the shares because they only have permission under the old domain. I need to add the same usernames with the same permissions ...
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Windows equivalent of Linux vmstat pswpin and pgfault?

Is there a way to query Windows for the total number of pages swaped in / out and total amount of page faults? (values found in /proc/vmstat on Linux) I could only find ...
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How to find and install a specific version of Silverlight? [on hold]

We have a requirement to exactly replicate a clients environment, including the exact version of Silverlight in use, 5.1.30214.0. I cannot find the installer for this particular version either ...
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How to determine what kind of key Win7 was activated with (retail or volume license)?

I am working with a non-profit organization that just had a pallet of computers donated to them. The computers have had their hard drives wiped so there is no operating system installed. They are a ...
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Is it possible to turn PC into a router, so that I can send data to it? [on hold]

I would like to transfer data to my PC a bit quicker, than I am now ( which is sending it over wi-fi through the router ), but it would seem that both USB and Ethernet creators just hate easy ...
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Make windows 10 share user folder [on hold]

I was wondering how I can take my windows 10 pc and share the user folder on it and make it a networked account so I can login with it on a remote computer on the local network and see what I would ...
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Downloading The Windows 10 Upgrade for every PC on my network? [migrated]

Windows 10 is out this week! I want to upgrade all the machines on my network to Windows 10, but not have to download it for each of them. That would kill my internet connection. Is there a way ...
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Prevent users from closing certain application

I have a Wpf (.Net app with GUI) application that a company would install across their employees' computers. They don't want their users to be able to kill it from TaskManager. The app resides in ...
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Replacing Drive 0 in RAID5 Array under Windows Server 2003

Was wondering if there are any special steps that I need to go through to change Drive 0 in a RAID5 array? The disk is going bad on a Windows Server 2003 machine. Data is backed up, and I have a drive ...
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How do we set the Java environment variable in cmd.exe?

I need to set the Java environment variable in cmd.exe. I tried this: set java = System.out.println(System.getProperty("java.home")); path=java;%path% I am aware that this does not change anything, ...
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When should I use an LMHOST file? [on hold]

I'm doing research on the LMHOSTS file. Can anyone tell me when I would want to use the LMHOST file?
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Block Programs When RDPed

Is there a way for System/Windows Administrator to block certain programs from running when user is RDPed into a machine. What I am trying to ask is I need a way to block a user from accessing ...
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Checking for disk failures and issues in a VM

If you host with a provider who runs a RAID 10 or another RAID based system and your in a VM. Are you able to check for disk failures or RAID failures from within the VM or does it require host based ...
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Issue with executing net use command through telnet session

When executing net use command for mapping cifs share to windows drive. The drive is available only for that telnet session. But when i am doing it manually the drive is available permanent. ...
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Allowed memory size of (whatever) bytes exhausted - Windows PHP

I have been trying to find advice on troubleshooting this issue for while but have been unable to find anything which relates to my situation. I am running PHP 5.6.0 on a brand new Windows 2012 R2 ...
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How can we remotely administer our “fleet” of Windows 7 laptops?

I'm working with a startup that's teaching kids to program. We've just obtained our first "fleet" of laptops - half a dozen refurbished thinkpads running Windows 7 - and I'm looking for the best way ...
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Microsoft Message Analyzer and Windows Advanced Firewall ipsec tunnel packet sniffing

I am trying to view connections or attempted connections in windows advanced firewall. I have tried using the Windows Firewall Service provider however the trace does not return anything. Any ideas?
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Dual booting Win 7 and Win 8 Knocked out bootloader [closed]

I recently have dual booted both Windows 7 and Windows 8 on the same hard drive. Windows 7 was the first OS installed on the disk, but when I decided to install Windows 8 on a seperate partition, it ...
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Allow Execution, Deny Interactive login by GPO

Problem: Accounts to log into work stations are locked down tightly and unable to run nessesary applications on windows 7 stations. Saving an admin accounts credentials to elevate access is currently ...
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Installing Wndows 8.1 libivrt

I am trying to install Windows 8.1 trial using libvirt under CentOS 7.1. I have gotten past the part of creating the bridge, br0, and that part works fine. However, the installation hangs forever on ...
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Execute file on remote system

Users have been experiencing extreme logon times (10 minutes) intermittently. The company I work for currently does not use sites so users can be authenticated or have GPs applied from DCs around the ...
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Is it possible to specify an answer file when PXE booting windows using memdisk?

I'm able to PXE boot windows from my Linux server using memdisk to mount a winpe.iso that: mounts two samba share drives, one for the windows install disk, and another that has answer files (each ...
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.net web application in IIS Swapping Folder without appdomain reload

I've a asp mvc application running on IIS and windows. Now I want to configure some kind of staging functionality without requiring an additional server. My simplified plan is to have 2 folders. ...
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How to configure a zone transfer from a windows 2008 primary dns server to a CentOS secondary dns server

So my primary dns server is a windows machine and I would like to configure a zone transfer to a secondary dns server that runs CentOS. Both indivdual dns servers were tested and work on their own. ...
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Window Server 2003 Computer Not Accessible From Other Computers But Ping Works [closed]

I am a new member and I wanted to add a comment on the question in this post I can ping a network computer but not access it but was unable because I needed to have a better reputation and I wanted to ...
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PXELinux with WDS/DNS/DHCP

I've been reading up on setting up a PXELinux machine to run side by side with WDS on Windows and all the guides talk about setting up a DNS and DHCP server on the same server as the PXELinux. What ...
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Change Gateway doesn't work on Windows 7

This PC was configured with 192.168.6.1. But I tried to change it to 192.168.6.51. Although route print showed the default gateway is 192.168.6.51, but the packets next hop is 192.168.6.1. IPv4 Route ...
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How do I set up a Windows image (not part of the domain) to sync time with the domain controller?

I'm creating a Windows image to distribute to computers, and I want to set it up so that it will sync time to the domain. The problem is that the image is not joined to the domain, so w32tm /config ...
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Hyper-V VLAN with static IP

Trying to setup/simulate Hadoop cluster locally via multiple (hyper-v) VMs. I'm using hortonworks sandbox image for hyper-v which runs centos linux. I can hit the vm, if I use an internal switch and ...