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Start a minimal version of windows with only certain programs [duplicate]

I have to start a VM with a minimal version of windows. Like running an app in a container or something. Azure remoteapp has done this in a demo with this done (Only paint, no gui or other things). ...
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Windows Server file sharing [on hold]

Software server: Windows Server 2012 R2 PC's: Windows 10 & 8 & 8.1 I am looking for simple and free solution, which will back up files from some directories and files on PC's to server and ...
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How can I find the installation date of a certificate in windows?

I see the valid dates and such but I'm looking for the date it was actually installed. Thanks.
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Windows explorer not loading drives or thumbnails on whole domain

Every computer on the domain seems to have an issue where explorer sometimes opens up to only show favorites and libraries for available locations, and they both have a magnifying-glass over top of ...
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Remove Remote Access Role from WS2012 R2

We have a Windows 2012 R2 server; we use it for AD domain controller and DNS. Can I remove the Remote Access role and the "DirectAccess and VPN (RAS)" Role Service (in Server Manager) from my machine? ...
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Installing VirtIO SCSI on Windows Guest fails

I'm running Windows 10 as guest via KVM / qemu. Unfortunately, Windows doesn't recognize the fedora virtio drivers I want to install for better HDD perfomance. The driver itself does show up, but ...
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Apache 2.4.12 keeps loosing connection

I am running Apache 2.4.12 on Windows Server 2008 R2. It has been running for the past year with no problems. However, in the past couple of weeks it has been going away. and the only was to bring ...
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Grant local group local admininstrator perms

I am not "allowed" to add users directly to the administrators or remote desktop user groups due to internal reasons (This is all local). I have successfully created the new local group and added my ...
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AWS EC2 How to install Windows Updates and Reboot computer remotely?

I want to run a command via AWS Run Command that downloads and installs windows updates on a remote Windows 2012 R2 Server instance running on EC2, and reboots the instance. I tried suggestions on ...
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Watch new process on remote computer without agent

I am setting up an agentless HIDS solution and I wish to know if it's possible to send from a Windows computer the name of every process that starts to the HIDS C&C. The agentless factor is as ...
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IIS front end of jboss

I wanted to know is it possible to place IIS 8 in front of two jboss 5 nodes hosting on Linux.Two jboss nodes are ruuning in cluster on two different machines.Is it possible for IIS to load balance ...
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PowerShell: export GPO to a text file

I'm new to Windows Server, and I'm curious: is there any way to dump group security settings to a text file, using PowerShell or batch files? Thank you!
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virtual host created on bitmani wamp stack in amazon EC2 windows AMI is not accessible from outside [on hold]

I have a windows server 2012 R2 Base instance running on amazon ec2. I've installed Bitmani WAMP stack server on to it, and have also loaded my laravel application. I did this using Remote desktop ...
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Check Local Windows Version History after Upgrade

Is there a way to check if Windows was upgraded from a previous version? I want to make use of the SetupComplete.cmd script, but only if the Installation was an upgrade (from Windows 7/8/8.1) and not ...
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Regarding the permission for pasting unknown files in server shared folder [on hold]

i m using the server 2003.which our client have copying the document files in server shared folder.but we have given all the dept folder separately in tat shared folder, they are copying annoyingly ...
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Local group not fully inheriting Administrators perms

Preface: currently at work we use openstack to spin up windows instances. Users are added directly to the local "administrators" group. There is a scheduled task that runs every 5 minutes that removes ...
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Is it possible to install software on Docker Machine? [migrated]

I've installed Docker-Machine in my Windows 10 computer. I'd like to edit the dockerfiles using emacs, but docker-machine ships only with vi. Is there a package manager which I could use to install ...
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Override USB driver PID/VID

In Windows is there a way to load a USB driver and force it to use a different VID/PID? I'd like to test a device with a different driver, with out having to go back and change the VID/PID on the ...
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Windows Server 2012: Dump local security setting to a txt file

Is it possible to dump the local security settings to a txt file using PowerShell or a batch script?
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How to add Cipher Suites to IE 11 on Win Server 2008 R2

I have a closed source appliance over HTTPS. The machines from which we can contact it are Windows Server 2008 R2 with Internet Explorer 11.0.9600.18124 (Update Version: 11.0.26 (KB3104002)) When I ...
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How to open shared folder with administrator previleges

Using windows 7. I am administrator. I want to open folder that is share and I am able to Open the folder if I am logged in. Now if Some user is logged in and I want to open that folder from that ...
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How does the CPU limitation on Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation work?

I'am little bit confused about the CPU limitation of Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation. The Server is installed on a HP proliant DL380 Gen9 with 2x 6-core CPUs, with the HP provisioning Tool I do ...
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How can I create multiple VLAN virtual interfaces using Hyper-v Manager?

I am trying to create multiple multiple VLAN virtual interfaces using Hyper-v manager on Windows 10. I do not require to create VMs. So when I start Hyper-V manager on local machine I can add new ...
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Cannot add a network printer to Windows 10 machine. Access Denied [migrated]

Here is my scenario: I have two computers, one a windows 8.1 machine that hosts the HP LaserJet 4100 printer. It has a LPT port, which is used by the printer. I have printed pages on the printer ...
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Disabling shadow copies on a NFS share folder

I want to disable shadow copies being created on a specific Windows NFS share folder which is being used by an ESXi 6 server for virtual machine backups (via xsibackup). The reason for wanting to do ...
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Is there a way to prevent Sysprep from destroying your IIS installation? [on hold]

Ok, so that may sound a bit cataclysmic, but at least in many cases this is true. I have done a lot of searching but not found a great thread that has it simply stated like this. In fact, the KB ...
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remote Windows command line

I am connecting from my pc1 to Windows server via Widows Remote Desktop Client. Then I execute one application (it has maximized window, and must stay maximized) on remote computer via his own ...
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Windows server 2012 | IIS website external not working [on hold]

I'm trying to create a public website for my mom with IIS in server 2012. The websites (based on wordpress) works fine on the server itself. But when I try to access the website from another PC in my ...
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How to enable Windows firewall to log attempts to connect to closed (not listenting) ports?

We have some servers with Windows firewall and logging enabled for dropped connections. We observe that when we do a port scan with nmap, the log (pfirewall.log) only reports attempts to connect ...
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Default Program via GPO Windows 7

I tried to configure the default program to open .docx/.doc files via gpo as mentioned here: http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2011/09/how-to-use-group-policy-to-change-open-with-file-associations/ I've ...
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Windows 2003(!) Server won't boot: stuck at “applying security policy”

We have a (partly) decommissioned Windows 2003 server (of year 2000 vintage) which has been running fine until I had to turn it off for the first time in months due to a planned power outage. The ...
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What file access problems does the “You are about to change permissions on the root directory of the startup disk…” warning refer to?

In an AD environment as a local admin to a server, I went to give a colleague full permissions to a drive (right-click the drive, Security, Edit, add him and give him some rights) temporarily while ...
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Migrate logcal windows users to FreeIPA ones

We have several Windows machine (running 7, 8, and 10, but that should not be relevant) with local users. Most of those local users are the same login name but might have different UID/GID based on ...
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How to install SSL certificate for Windows 8.1

I have a Windows 8.1 machine that I RDP into on a public IP (also secured by 2FA). I am getting a failing PCI scan because the default SSL cert created by Windows for RDP is using SHA1 hashing. So ...
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Same printout appeared on multiple local printers on intranet

I work for a small retail chain. Each location has a windows pc with a usb printer. The machines are on the same windows domain through vpn. Monday morning all the stores in one city discovered a ...
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Does WinPE have a default Administrator password?

If so, what is it? And if it does not, how can I set it when configuring my WIM?
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Windows Active directory log

I'm trying to log all the failed and successful logins from my users accounts for audit purposes (only username and time). Is there a way I can do it with my windows active directory?
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Windows Server NAS Backup solution [on hold]

I'm looking for software for Windows Server, which will work similarly to NAS solutions. I want to be able to backup data from workstations to my server, manage the rights to share/view/edit files and ...
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Run logon command as administrator Windows 10

I've looked around and couldn't find a answer to this exact question. I am working on building a Windows 10 image to push to a bunch of computers using Clonezilla and I am trying to get the unattend ...
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Windows 2008 R2 server password recovery

I have just started at a new job. My job is to backup all the data in a windows server , reconfigure it as linux and load all the data back into it. The admin password of the windows machine is ...
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How to hide 'Shut down' button from an AD group assigned in local Administrators group (Windows Server)?

Basically I need to grant a group full local administrative permissions but hide or disable the shutdown button for them in the start menu. We have Windows servers from 2008 to 2012. I did my ...
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Windows 10 Terminal over HTTP/S? [closed]

What's an alternative to shellinabox/gotty/Ajaxterm/butterfly in Windows? I use Windows 10 and I want to share my terminal as a web application, e.g. run a webserver that allows users to ...
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How to create a IPsec tunnel between Windows Server 2012 R2 and Ubuntu with Racoon

I've configured several IPsec site to site tunnels between Ubuntu 15.10 machines using Racoon. I'm now trying to add the same kind of IPsec tunnel between a Ubuntu machine and a Windows Server 2012 R2 ...
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How to disable windows 10 touchscreen gestures? [migrated]

I need to disable all touchscreen edge gestures so an application can run in 'kiosk mode' without the user accessing things like virtual desktops or action center / notification center. I found a dll ...
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How to replicate between 2 branches

I have 2 branches of my company one is in dubai and other is in abu dhabi. I want to replicate active directory between both branches. I am trying to add a domain controller to an existing domain but ...
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Linux stuck on boot up, windows bootloader overwritten [migrated]

Ahoi. I recently installed debian on my windows 10 machine, and have essentially bumloved my entire machine, it seems. I installed Debian using the 8.3.0 DVD Image from the official site, and the ...
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windows server 2012-R2 : how to do vpn client and server via script?

On linux I can write two scripts: Server: one script (pretty simple) to set up and start ssh server, open iptables for inbound, listen for connections and allow appro access levels Client one ...
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Server 2008/2012 with Windows 7/8 Virtualized [closed]

My CPU doesn't have Hyper-v technology, and I want to brush up on my Server 2008/server 2012 fundamentals... so I was going to use Server 2012/2008 as my physical host, then run a couple copies of ...
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AWS Server 2012 R2, adding clients

I have a AWS machine running MS server 2012 R2. Setting up as a domain controller. I have both public and private IP address associated with the machine. the internal network is on 172.xxx.xxx.xxx ...
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Automatically Deploy Windows Print Server Printers to Clients

Using CUPS with linux clients, configuring clients like this: $ cat /etc/cups/client.conf ServerName <printserver-hostname> $ cat /etc/init/cups.override manual means any changes I make on ...