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Killing a single service when multiple services are under same pid using taskkill

I am trying to kill wuauserv on a windows server 2008 R2, however it has the same PID as other services which I don't want to kill. I assume running taskkill /f /pid [PID] would kill them all, how do ...
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What are the list of windows services which becomes slow after Disk size is full?

Suppose we have a scenario wherein Windows c:\ drive is full. What could be the cause happened because of this scenario. How services can be use to monitor whether Disk is full or not? There are some ...
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My desktop app needs to look like network requests are coming from a specific IP

Here's my setup: An ec2 linux box with a static IP My Macbook A windows 8 vm running on my macbook A third party (i.e. black box to me) application that connects to the third party server A third ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Cluster

This is my first time building a Failover Cluster. I run the validation and every time I get the following. "Failed to prepare storage for testing on node {SERVER NAME}: The remote procedure call ...
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Slow file io performance after large network copy on Win7

In a step of our build process we run a tool that generates about 125,000 files. When generation is complete we copy them up to a network share so other systems can copy them down to process further. ...
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Windows Server 2008 Web Edition Networked Printer Limitations

I am told by network admin that windows 2k8 web has a networked/shared printer cap, that is I can only see 10 networked printers but no more, I don't yet have an environment to prove it right or ...
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How can i distribute a software package to workstations on the same network?

I want to distribute a software package from my Linux server automatically to the windows workstations on the network. I'm doing it manually at the moment, and I want to do it automatically from the ...
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Windows 2012 IIS 8.5, Stops Responding on Port 80

We are encountering a strange issue with two servers running IIS 8.5 behind a load balancer where periodically both servers stop responding to any requests on port 80 for a short period of time ...
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Executables run as CGI served by EasyPHP

I am trying to compile C program and run it as CGI script on EasyPHP server on Windows. I followed this tutorial, read how to run CGI scripts and how to config Apache to run CGI scripts. I tested a ...
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Create service with encrypted password

I am creating an automated deployment script (as a bat file). Our applications are mostly windows services. I plan to use SC CREATE to create the service. The problem is with storing password as ...
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SAMBA+NIS on Linux with Windows 7/8/10 clients

I'm trying to figure out if it is possible to run a samba server on a Linux distribution with a NIS service and use them in conjunction with a Widnows 7/8/10 client to make it work as it's local ...
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New Windows 2012 R2 Server on SoftLayer - AD DS no _msdcs resource entries created

First - Many thanks to any for their support. I feel I am going slightly crazy. I have created a Virtual Machine on SoftLayer. It is Windows 2012 R2 SE. A vanilla/new install. I want this machine to ...
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Detect which application mounted a device

On my system, from time to time there is an automatic mount/unmount of a plugged device. I guess it's done by some software on the machine. is there any way to monitor PnP mount/unmount events on the ...
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Can't connect to socket listening on 127.0.0.1 but works for 'localhost' [migrated]

I have a clean install of Windows 10 Pro x64 and I'm trying to run postgresql server on it. It used to work perfectly on Windows 7, but Win10 is behaving really weird: if I configure postgres to ...
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Unlink Windows 8 MS Account

I am the IT administrator for a few branch offices, and am seeing more and more of our staff "accidentally" linking their account to a MS account. I did some searching on here and found out how to ...
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Can't reach 127.0.0.1 via Browser(Windows Server 2012R2)

On a Windows Server 2012R2 I can't open the local hosted site via 127.0.0.1, via localhost works. Ping of 127.0.0.1 works also. On a Windows Server 2008R2 it works without any Problems. What could ...
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Can't connect to the mapped drive in the server [on hold]

I'm using windows 2012 server and the client is windows xp. There is no user in the server who is in the client, so I used the user in the server who has the authority over the server with password ...
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How to log all inbound connections on Windows server

I need to log a summary of all inbound TCP connections on a Windows 2008R2 server, but only including the Source IP, Source Port, Destination IP and Destination Port. I do not want to log the payload ...
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Disappearing Windows Drive space [migrated]

According to my Windows Explorer, I'm running out of space on my C: drive, with only 22 GB left out 517 GB. However, I ran JDiskReport and WinDirStat, each of these shows that the C: drive only takes ...
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Use Kerberos ticket to access WebDAV

Using Apache's mod_dav as the server, Samba 4.1.17 as the server and any version of Windows from 7 upwards as the client how can I mount a WebDAV share using Kerberos for the authentication? ...
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Need help on win 8.1 partitioning [closed]

i have Dell 5548 laptop with windows 8.1 single language. Few days back due to some problem i have formatted my laptop again with Win 8.1. Thing is that- Win RE tools, GPT, MSR partitions were missing ...
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Permissions inheritance problems with Windows 10 [migrated]

Since upgrading to Windows 10, I have moved over my hard drive from Windows 8.1 which contained my Users folder. I have previously made migrations like this with no issues, but this time, I'm getting ...
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Slow Initial RDP Connection to Windows 10

Since upgrading a machine from Windows 8.1 Professional to Windows 10 Professional (workgroup, no domain membership), I've been experiencing a rather strange issue that I can't figure out. The initial ...
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“Cannot get role and feature data” Server Manager WS 2008 R2

I am having problems in the server manager from my server, to deploy role and feature data. When I want to deploy the role and feature data, an error appears telling me. Last Updated: Error And ...
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Network files automagically adding themselves to offline files cache

The setup: A Microsoft Active Directory network Network clients are a mix of Windows 7 and 8.1 Offline files enabled and configured via group policy Background sync configured No administratively ...
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Does a current KMS need old versions' keys?

When installing the Volume Activation role on Windows Server 2012 R2 and activating it with a Server 2012 Std/Datacenter KMS host key, would I still need to install the older product versions' keys ...
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Can individual disks be made invisible from SNMP?

We have a monitoring product (PRTG) that, up until about 8pm last night, was happily keeping an eye on a server in a client's network using SNMP (with the PRTG 'SNMP Disk Free' sensor). All disks were ...
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How to remove any remnants of NT from your windows domain?

Even though our domain has been renamed to company.com there still seems to be remnants of COMPANY_NT in different places. For instance, in remote desktop the domain still displays as "COMPANY_NT" and ...
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LDAP NET-IQ DRA (Active Directory) Group member of does not work

I am trying to list a couple computers, that do not have a specific group membership. This is what I have at the moment: ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 formatting disks [closed]

List of system event IDs and what they represent? What does system event log when disks are formatted?
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SSL Certificate for apache 2.2 wont update to new cert after being changed

I am trying to update the SSL Cert in Apache on windows and after adding the new key and cert to the httpd-ssl.conf and upon restart the Apache Service the website is still using the old certificate. ...
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Making samba ignore symbolic links when transferring directories

I am trying to move a directory from a Linux filesystem to a shared drive on my Windows PC. I do not have root access and cannot create a mount due to the system settings. However, from the Linux ...
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Group Policy settings for account policies disappeared

Looking for any ideas, we discovered that our group policies (default policy) was no longer applying our account policies (password age/complexity/history etc). Our DCs still had the local policy ...
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Is there an Effective Permissions option for “Administrators” group on a Windows server?

A file or a folder in a Windows server has the option of Effective Permissions or Effective Access where you can provide an user or a group and it will check what kind of permissions this user has. ...
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Get Windows 2012 Essentials and Windows 98 to share files

I need to get Win98 and Win2012 Essentials working together - share files. We can't get rid of Win98, as we have specialized equipment connected to it (through special card), and newer windows ...
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Linux DMZ in a Windows Network

I'm a wet-behind-the-ears reluctant sysadmin, so I'm playing catch-up here. I've come across the term DMZ before, but I never looked into it until just recently. In fact I'm still not sure exactly ...
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Compare performance of servers [closed]

We have 6 Windows Servers running as VMWare instances on 3 different providers. We a planning to shut down two of them, so my wish is to find out which provider has the worst performance (and ...
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How can I check the expiry details for many SSL certificates deployed on Windows 2008/2012 servers

We have 300+ Windows servers for .NET hosting purposes and a lot of SSL certificates imported on these servers. Can we pull the certificate expiry details for all servers from a single Windows/Linux ...
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IIS HTTPS forward only works after full OS reboot

I'm managing a web app on windows server 2012R2 (iis 8.5). I have default.aspx page that redirects to a different app, and also redirects http to https. inetpub\wwwroot\default.aspx <%@ Page ...
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How to expand a NTFS partition that is in the middle?

I am running into an issue expanding my C:\ drive, which is in the middle and I have carved space before/after it for other stuff. This is a virtual environment (VMware) and the OS is Windows 2012 ...
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How to pass raw Ansible params to Windows cmd without any encoding/decoding?

I'm trying to set permissions to some windows directory like this # ansible example.com -m raw -a 'icacls D:\somedir\ /grant "! ЗАО. Руководство":F' -vvvvv and get windows error about invalid ...
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Permission issue on windows server

I have logged on to a windows server 2012 R2 machine with local admin account. I was trying to save a file on the hard drive but it says that I do not have permission to save file on the disk. I have ...
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user authentication with powershell

I have the following simple script which I'm using to push some files to a number of Win7 and Server2008 machines. In most cases the local user has no password. However the scripts fails because I'm ...
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How to find the build / version of Windows 10 [migrated]

During the beta of Windows 10 it was hard know what version you were running unless it had it posted to the desktop. Once that wasn't there - how do you tell what version / build you are running? ...
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Performance monitors

I would need to create a performance monitor on windows server 2012 R2 to monitor the following for a particular period(may be one hour) CPU usage Memory usage Network bandwidth I'm little ...
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Azure VM outbound IP

Does anyone know what controls the outbound ip address of a VM in an ARM deployment? The deployment I am working on has only a single public ip which is assigned to a load balancer. Some VM's are ...
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Multiple Domains on Apache windows

[From stackoverflow] so I have my website [www.example.net] and [www.example.com] I'm running windows, and I installed it myself, without xampp or whatever. I also installed php alongside. My domain ...
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windows 10 RDP does not connect to remote computer [migrated]

I recently had my windows system update to windows 10. both systems started on windows 8.1. I've been trying to configure the machines for remote access but am having limited/no luck. Some notes of ...
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Changing uEFI boot order from Windows

I can't get Windows to change the uEFI boot order to PXE boot first from within windows. I'm trying to automate the system so that it PXE boots every time, so I can control the boot option. I've tried ...
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EFS can decrypt a file but not re-encrypt after modification

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with a shared folder containing an encrypted subfolder (EFS) for each user with important files. For security reasons 2 additional DRA's have been configured on the ...