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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?

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 they use. I have found the update description for the release, but cannot find an ...
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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 [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Removing saved credenials from “C:\Windows\explorer.exe”

How can we remove the saved credentials from "C:\Windows\explorer.exe" process?
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Does Fast Retransmit and Retransmission Timer work at the same time?

When Fast Retransmit is implemented, if I received packet 1, then I will send an ACK that says I need packet 2, and then if I received packet 3, I will send a duplicate ACK that says that I need ...
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URL redirect not working in IIS 7.5 - HTTP -> HTTPS

I am using URL Redirect to redirect some http pages to https. It appears to not be working at all. Here is the code being generated by URL Redirect and put into a web.config file located at my site ...
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Windows Server 2012 Internet speed very slow [on hold]

I have Windows Server 2012 on my VPS, lately I have experienced very slow RDP and VNC, tried TeamViewer but no luck. I thought it could be some hardware problem, but I tested speed (speedtest.net) and ...
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Best practice for defining user “HOMEDRIVE” “HOMEPATH” “HOMESHARE”

Is it considered a best practice to map domain users' "HOME" environment variables to a network path? If so, why? By "HOME" variables, I am referring to: %HOMEDRIVE% %HOMEPATH% %HOMESHARE% This ...
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Conditional Forwarder windows 2008 server

I have 2 servers physically separated which I want to establish an Active Directory trust relationship between. For this I need to configure it's DNS server as a conditional forwarder in order to ...
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resdis bgsave hangs forever on windows

I recently had a data loss due to a non functional bgsave/save (it hang up giving me always the "ERR Background save already in progress" error message) This is my server section of the redis info ...
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Windows Server 2012 Missing Internet Explorer Maintenance in Group Policy

I'm trying to set Internet Explorer as the default browser for all users on a clients terminal server. I was trying to do it following this guide however I couldn't get passed step 4 Right-click ...
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unknown user name or bad password with robocopy

Im trying to robocopy some folders in windows to a different windows server which is not shared via a perl script. I access them via \servername\drive$\path in the perl path. This script will be run ...
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Windows Server FIrewall (2012) Ipsec tunnel problems

I am new to Ipsec tunnels. I have successfully created a tunnel to a Cisco offsite router using a preshare key at a supplier. In Endpoints 1 : I have the servers ip address and the remote servers ip ...
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VirtualBox networking (inception computing) [on hold]

I am new to world of networking and now I am trying to connect 3 PC`s together. I have windows 7 host that runs Ubuntu64-bit server guest, that runs ubuntu32 server guest. Win7- Host Only network ...
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Syncing Windows 2012 time to Windows 7

I have one Windows 2012 server and one Windows 7 computer, none of them are running Active Directory. I want the Windows 2012 server to sync its clock with the Windows 7 computer (the Windows 7 ...
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Proxy PAC not working

I have an insanely simple proxy pac file i'm trying to get working.. it looks like this: function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { return "PROXY 66.232.xxx.xxx:808"; } FYI, I xxx'd out the IP to ...
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Laptop-As-Server for field work [duplicate]

I have a question motivated by forthcoming fieldwork and, facing the riks of repetition (as the topic has somehow been discussed before), I wanted to seek some more targeted -jargon free- advice on ...
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Reason why did windows restart itself and how to prevent it? [duplicate]

My windows did restart. I have two easy questions? Why? How to prevent it? Why? = Which user did it? Which program did it? In event log I was able to find what time did the computer start again ...
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Securing Windows Server 2012 from the internet

I've placed my direct internet connection into the public profile for the firewall and started disabling every rule to block all but RDP. The only rules I am not sure about are these Core Networking ...
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windows server 2012 disable automatic lockscreen/logout after end session

I'd like to disable disable automatic lockscreen/logout after end session. I need this because autoit scripts being automaticly stopped as I close remote desktop.
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Procfile has no extension so it doesn't associate with an app? [closed]

This is just a small annoyance but the Heroku Procfile does not have an extension. This causes me to have to select an application for it, each time I double click it. Normally after selecting an ...