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Roaming Profile Control

I noticed that with Roaming Profiles enabled that even applications have been roaming. Is this normal? Is there a way to keep applications from roaming? I like how Firefox bookmarks move from machine ...
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ORA-01019 under Win 8.1 / Server 2012 R2, ODBC Excel

We getting error message ORA-01019 when trying to connect to an Oracle 9.2 database with ODBC in an Excel macro running in Office 2013 32bit (!!!) under Windows 8.1. We are having the same issue ...
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Service shown 'Disabled' in service manager

Now my program is running as a service and registered in service manager under Windows Server 2008 R2. When I uninstall my program from 'Programs and Features' in control panel, meanwhile keep the ...
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Let users install software without local administrator rights on domain

I manage the network of a small company. As I'm not always in the office it is a wish from the employees to be able to install software without having to go to me. My predecessor set it up that ...
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Finding and removing old mysql-bin files

I am running a MySQL server on Windows 8. The MySQL directory requires 118 GB of space and has a lot of 1 GB mysql-bin files that haven't been modified for years according to the file system. All of ...
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How to determine the values for an LDAP bind to a Windows Server 2012 DC? [ldap_bind: Invalid Credentials (49)]

Sigh. I have been trying for nearly 6 hours to get my Gitlab deployment to authenticate via Windows Server 2012 Essentials Active Directory LDAP. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 for my Gitlab server. ...
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MDT Injecting Drivers still does not bring up network in PE

Laptop: HP HDX X16T-1200 CTO Drivers: Taken from the HP Site and extracted. Imported in to MDT 2013. When I launch the Lite Touch it pops up an image saying it can not find the ImageDeploymentShare ...
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Blank MDT 2013 boot screen on USB Deployment

I am attempting to do refreshes on some machines and on the bootup of a USB drive with a LiteTouch Image I get to the Microsoft Solutions Accelerators screen but I do not get a window for actions. I ...
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What is a reasonable maintenance schedule for Windows PCs?

I am in charge of maintaining around 25 PCs with various versions of Windows (Vista, 7, 8). I was thinking something along the following lines: Every 4–6 months: Take an image of the system ...
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File transfering from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 7 client is tremendously slow

I have main office and one branch. We have PTP 700mbit/s connection across them, and 1gb/s LAN at each office. The file server is at main office and its run on Windows 2008R2 Enterprise. Lately one ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard

The environment is this: windows 7 client (UAC at max) , server 2012 R2 (UAC at default) file server in an AD domain environment. Created shares with the usual settings (everyone access on the share ...
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Port 80 Occupied

When trying to run Apache from the Windows Command Line, it gives the error (OS 10048)Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted. : make_sock: could ...
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Is there a way to loop thru Windows 8 Apps and remove them all

Windows apps are annoying and I would like to remove them. Been playing around with Powershell and scripting and I wanted to know if there was a way I could use powershell to loop all the apps and ...
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How should privileged accounts be secured in both Linux and Windows?

I have recently started work in application security at a mid-sized firm, having transitioned away from 5+ years in security consulting (pentesting, etc). One of the biggest challenges I see here from ...
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Creating A New Network [on hold]

Hope you had a great weekend . i have a challenge or something that has been bothering me for a while now, i would try and break it down to the forum as best as i can, and hope to get the best ...
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Windows network failing, not present on linux clients

got a really strange one for you all. I have a network setup using a linux machine as a gateway between various network segments (on seperate nic's) and virtual machines (one of which is a mail ...
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Apache 2.4 + mod_rewrite + FastCGI (php-cgi.exe) on Windows

I am trying to port my Mac config on Windows for some of my clients. Since Windows is not Mac OS, I have to use php-cgi.exe instead of PHP-FPM. I have tested each component individually and ...
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Postgres SSPI authentication on Windows

I'm trying to enable windows authentication for Postgresql 9.3 (Windows x64 not in domain, UAC is disabled, my account is local admin). The one click installer set the server running under ...
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How to configure my Vmware XP guest to only go through VPN? [on hold]

.. and NOT use my normal connexion, even if VPN disconnected. So only go through OpenVpn. No VPN=no internet for the virtual machine. if this is not possible or too complicate, it would be enough if ...
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Cross domain Hyper-V Replication on HV 12r2

I have to get virtual machines replicating across the internet, from a Hyper-V Core 2012 R2 machine on one domain (lets call this Primary.Domain1.local) to our replica machine here (Lets call this ...
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Running PowerShell scripts as an Application in MDT 2013

Is there a way to make powershell scripts run under the applications list so that when you install from the MDT image you can select which scripts you want to run? I can run the scripts fine as ...
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Bootrec /FIXBOOT vs Bootrec /FIXMBR

According to Microsoft here is what Bootrec /FIXBOOT does: "This option writes a new boot sector to the system partition by using a boot sector that's compatible with Windows Vista or Windows 7" ...
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Check that a given user has a given priviledge

Given a pair of a user and a privilege I need to determine if a user have the privilege on the server. The following is true in my setup: The server is a part of a domain but not a domain controller ...
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How do I import into ADAM / AD LDS - The specified instance type is invalid

I'm having a hard time importing an LDIF file into ADAM/ AD LDS, and the error is below (instance type is invalid). I've tested and recovered from errors that relate to The import file is ASCII, ...
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Accidentally disabled Local and Remote Access to Windows Server 2008

I have my DNS, DHCP server and site configured on the same server. I was about to block the remote access but accidentally disabled the local access also to the server. I am not able to login to the ...
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Can not start Mongodb 2.6.3 on Windows as service [on hold]

Trying to install and start mongodb service on widnows 7 x64 mongod.cfg: systemLog: destination: file path: "c:\\mongo\\logs\\mongo.log" quiet: true logAppend: true storage: dbPath: ...
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Network Interface binding order on Windows 8.1

When I query the local interfaces on windows 8 in the command line, I could see the results listed below: C:\> netsh interface show interface Admin State State Type ...
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VPN route on Windows

I'm trying to manually add a route to the VPN connection. The reason is that when i connect to the VPN, i can't navigate the internet. I've tried to uncheck the "Use default gateway on remote network" ...
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Windows server SAN/storage path availabilty check [closed]

I need to check the SAN/storage path availability for windows server. Can I have this done through powershell. If yes, how? Many thanks in advance. Regards, Chittaranjan
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IIS workers stuck on athenticateRequest

We have some videos being streamed through IIS. But the workers are getting stuck in AuthenticateRequest for a long time.. Its as if there is a limit somewhere. Here is a screen shots of what happens: ...
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SED returning error 2 when launched by Wpkg

Case I am deploying a software product using Wpkg over Windows workstations. I need to disable product's faulty automatic update and the best solution in this case is to modify one configuration file ...
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Installing SQL remotely using Invoke-Command

i'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 on Win 2012 r2 server remotely via Powershell using Invoke-Command, but it fails with this error "Validation for setting 'SQLSVCACCOUNT' failed. Error message: ...
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How can I transfer a certificate from an account to another on Windows

Long story short, I have some configuration file for a tool containing sensitive information and the client want them encrypted. I want to use EFS for this, but there is a problem : the account doing ...
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Cannot access specific website [closed]

Client PC is joined to Windows Server 2008 domain and cannot access specific site (which is up). I tried "clear cache" and "scavenge stale resource records" under DNS Server role and ipconfig/flushdns ...
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Windows Server 2012 Can't Delete Folder/Files

I've got a folder with two ISO files in it and I don't need them anymore, however I can't delete the folder! I am an administrator and also the owner of the files. When I try and delete using windows ...
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monitoring linux servers with net-snmp [on hold]

I've installed HP Insight Remote Support on a windows 2008 Ré server to monitor all servers. On HP IRS console I can monitor windows servers. I see linux servers but I can't monitor them because it ...
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What is the default working directory for a scheduled task in Windows 2008 R2?

Trying to figure out where the output of a long running scheduled task is being saved. Presumably, it's in the working directory of the task. Unfortunately, the "Start in" option was not set. The ...
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Automatically clean up old files?

By what method are most system administrators managing the automatic cleanup of hundreds of thousands of old files across a wide range of folder locations? These folders are located across the ...
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Can I replace Harddisks to change the OS

I have a Server machine which I want to use with two Operating Systems. I cannot do the below things : 1. Use a virtual machine. 2. Install a dual boot I already have windows installed on the ...
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MDT and Powershell

I've checked the path names and they are correct. I've tried editing the permissions and they seem fine. What else should I try? EDIT: I also tried this way: ...
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Can any application be deployed with MDT from Applications using Task Sequence?

When deploying images with Task Sequence are you able to deploy any .exe/application or are there certain cases where they will not work? I know with .msi they are designed to be push from AD and can ...
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PowerShell Firewall Management

I have a bunch of machines that I need to enable Remote Scheduled Tasks Management (RPC), Remote Scheduled Tasks Management (RPC-EPMAP), and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI-in) on for GPO ...
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Roaming Profile Accounts logoff instantly

I am working on setting up roaming profile accounts. When I log in as one of my users, they disconnect instantly. How do I find errors on what is going on? I've check the SMB Share permissions and ...
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How do I view pending system changes / updates / installations? [on hold]

I have the belief that my vm is in a "corrupted" state, meaning I cant properly update some files because they are marked for uninstallation. How do I view these files?
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Software Restriction Policy blocks more extensions that it should

I have enabled Software Restriction Policy (for all suggested file extensions except LNK). Now *.bat and *.cmd scripts fail to execute commands like START "" c:\users\klaus\lists\purchases.xls ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Connection Freezes

I am using a server which runs windows server 2008 R2 operating system. When I create RDP connection, the connection freezes after a while. I connected from different modem and the RDP connection ...
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Windows Server 2012 - one user logging on many computers [closed]

I am a newby to Windows Server World. I want to setup company's network (around 7 computers and 15 employees) like this: - all computers joined to my domain - every employee having his own user ...
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How to install updates on multiple windows servers automatically?

Let's say that I've got a lot of different Windows servers to install updates on. I.e. about 50 servers; running Windows server 2003, 2008, 2012 (service packs, R2 editions, and such), some 32bit and ...
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Losing stdout when process restarts itself in windows

I have for example a NodeJS process running with Nodemon, and all the output redirected to a file. nodemon example.app > 123.log When I change any file in the node app, the NodeJS process is ...
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Does WSUS include 3rd party patches/drivers?

I have a WSUS server setup on our network here. It is set to download ALL Windows and Office Updates and store them locally. Does this include 3rd party drivers and patches as well? Or how does WSUS ...