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33 views

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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1answer
21 views

SSH Should Be Asking For Password When Authenticating, But Is Not Doing So

I have HPUX 11.31 server that has ssh enabled. The problem is that when I attempt to SSH to the server from a client, I am not being challenged during the authentication process; i.e. the server is ...
1
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1answer
59 views

Looking for advice, domain controller/remote logon

Alright, so we currently have 2 locations with 10 pcs at each location. We're looking for a solution that will allow us to have any user, use any PC, at either location and be able to login without ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Change default/installed user information

Often when I install a fresh copy of Windows (in the most recent case, Windows 7 Pro 64; also this computer is a member of a domain), I make the mistake of planning to simply delete the "initial" user ...
1
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1answer
137 views

Windows 7 mouse pointer not visible within Citrix Receiver window until window has focus

There is a very annoying problem with a Citrix Receiver window when I started remote desktop'ing into a Windows 7 machine. This was not a problem when remote desktop'ing into Windows XP. My Windows ...
0
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0answers
17 views

Hotkey for user selection when connecting to remote desktop

When I connect to a Windows remote desktop, I am prompted with a "Windows Security" box with multiple options for selecting a user to logon as. I have tried every combination of keys I can think of in ...
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1answer
67 views

usb / card swipe over RDP [closed]

Can a magtek Swipe Card machine (USB connection) be used in a RDP session? i.e. the swipe card machine is plugged into a laptop...the laptop connects remotely via vpn and then RDP to a ...
3
votes
1answer
170 views

What is causing the Collateral damage when deleting old profiles?

#Get user names that have logged onto workstation $Users = gwmi win32_networkloginprofile | where {$_.name -match "EXP\\"} | where {$_.name -notmatch "srvtasksched"} $Users | foreach{ $Name = ...
0
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1answer
47 views

Can't Reinstall Solarwinds 9.2 after installing 10.9.1 Trial version

I am having an issue I am hoping someone can help me with. I own a copy of an older version of solarwinds 9.2, I decided I wanted to give the new solarwinds version a try so I decided to download it. ...
2
votes
2answers
603 views

What is a minimal useful unattend.xml file for SysPrep on Windows 7

Could you provide a minimal unattend.xml file for use in Windows 7, which will be manually installed, updated and configured on one workstation, then SysPrep will be run like this: ...
1
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0answers
93 views

Compiling Apache HTTP Server with Visual Studio 2010 [closed]

I want to build Apache in Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 7, but I am having trouble even opening the project. I'm running windows 7 and downloaded the Apache source code for version 2.2.26 from HERE ...
3
votes
2answers
261 views

Does a Windows 7 update bundle for USB exist?

I am bench imaging a bunch of PCs. Our environment uses Alteris to download the image then execute a script to download the updates and install software. Our internet connection is not so good so ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

Allowing unpermitted group to access share - Windows 7

I've been a Linux sysadmin and am new to Windows so I apologize for the n00b question. I have two groups lets call them "Students" and "Professors". Students are very restricted, however professors ...
0
votes
2answers
650 views

Allow service to interact with desktop

DC OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Std Client OS - Windows XP, Windows 7 I have implemented Security policy through Network Policy Server and enabled Wired AutoConfig Services Automatically. While ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

Windows Indexing and PHP

I'm trying to get the Windows Indexing search work directly over PHP so I can search for text inside thousands of files very quickly. I have it working on Visual Basic with this script: 'To run this ...
1
vote
1answer
187 views

Lock down a Windows 7 computer via GPO

I have a client who needs 3 systems locked down to only allow a user to log in and have access to 3 shortcuts on their desktop. These shortcuts are to batch files that run in separate folders (DOS ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

Upgrade Hard Drive - Keep domain membership?

If I upgrade my laptop hard disk by cloning it to an SSD with PartedMagic will my computer fall out of the domain to which it is a currently a member? Doing some Google searching and it doesn't look ...
3
votes
1answer
223 views

Windows - Software restriction policy to block exe files in all subdirectories

How can I block all executables in %APPDATA%? I've read for CryptoLocker this is a good policy: C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\*\*.exe But that apparently won't protect more than one layer ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Escape variables in command prompt cmd

I set my variable like this: SET Ant="%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\apache-ant-1.9.0-bin\apache-ant-1.9.0\bin" :: Set Path variable setx PATH "%Ant%" /m Then, the result for the path variable ...
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votes
1answer
87 views

Windows server 2003 R2 supported guest operating system [closed]

In this link it is mentioned like window server 2012 can be used as guest OS in window server 2008 R2 Can I run windows 8 or window 7 as guest OS in window server 2003 R2 as virtual machine? Even ...
2
votes
1answer
140 views

Practical Limits of Configuring WLAN SSIDs via Group Policy on Windows 7

Is there a practical limit to the number of SSIDs that can be configured on a single WLAN profile via Group Policy on Windows 7? I am thinking about hundreds of SSIDs in a single WLAN profile. ...
0
votes
1answer
293 views

How to remove programs from the start menu windows 7 client using a GPO managed on window server 2008 r2

I have a windows server 2008 r2 with a domain where windows 7 desktop pcs connect to. There are only 3 programs I'd like to display on the start menu for users. All client computers have the same ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Login as Domain admin without network access

I have a laptop which cannot access the network either by NIC or WiFi due to the error I am looking into. I don't know the local admin credentials as the last IT admin has yet to say what they are (he ...
2
votes
3answers
358 views

Disable Windows login script per network location

Scoured the internet for at least 10 minutes. Have a bunch of laptops that are logging in when outside the "work" network. I have been getting the question: I have an SSD and tons of ram why does ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Tomcat 7 as windows service not accessible from other systems

I have downloaded Tomcat 7 zip for 32 bit windows 7 machine. I have unzipped the package and created the windows service using ..\bin\service.bat. But when i start the service from windows ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Office 2013 KMS with KMS host on same computer

Well, initially I wanted to run my KMS Host on Windows Server 2008 (non R2),but the KMS host version for Office 2013 is incompatible... I finally relented and installed the KMS Host on Windows 7 (my ...
2
votes
2answers
679 views

How to delete unknown user profiles remotely?

When user is deleted from Active Directory, it shows as an unknown user. System properties -> Advanced -> User Profile -> Settings... I have to delete it manually all the time. There are more than ...
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votes
1answer
226 views

Why is Windows 7 not following all routes? [closed]

My computer is connected to my secondary router that's running the 192.168.42.0/24 network and my computer also has a route that directs anything on that network to the router, but for anything on ...
1
vote
4answers
306 views

Migration with SysPrep, ImageX and

I know that you can use SysPrep and ImageX to create a prepared image that can be used on several systems but the question is. How well does it work in a corporate environment of moving machines from ...
4
votes
2answers
1k views

The Network folder specified is currently mapped using a different user name and password

I have a NAS device, it has 3 shares. On one computer I have access to all 3 of the shares. On another computer I keep getting this error when try and add a 2nd one. The Network folder specified is ...
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votes
2answers
87 views

Monitoring file system activity of a process

Under Windows 7, how can I monitor all filesystem activity made by a specific process? Goal is to identify, which and when config files of a server process get loaded.
1
vote
3answers
1k views

User logon takes long but the roaming profile is small

We are having a few problems with our user logon. Many users complained about login times of 10 to 20 minutes. When doublechecking some users did indeed take that many minutes to log in. First ...
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votes
1answer
266 views

Samba setup: RHEL, Windows 7

service smb restart; service winbind restart; service nmb restart service smb stop; service winbind stop; service nmb stop I, for the kick of it, thought I'll setup a samba server on my office ...
1
vote
0answers
339 views

Windows - user must change password on next logon: “current password” and “new password” boxes do not appear

I have a SBS2011 domain and Windows 7 laptops. I created a user on the domain, set a temporary password and ticked the box to force the user to change password at next logon. Sit at the user's desk ...
1
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0answers
68 views

Folder Redirection Creates New, Local Folder

We have folder redirection setup for an already existing infrastructure. When we turn on the redirection for clients that already have data they get redirected to the server but also get copied to a ...
3
votes
1answer
293 views

Windows 7 starts a classic desktop theme unless admin logs in first

I'm running a bunch of computers which are pretty locked down with Group Policy (users can do virtually nothing other than browse the net and use Office), and local profiles are deleted from machines ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

Windows 2012 file share always asks for password

We have a file share here on a windows 2012 server. On login it ask for password.On the client (Windows 7) I have the option "save password". But even if I click this, after next reboot of the client, ...
1
vote
1answer
338 views

Windows 7 Fatal Error running Sysprep

I'm trying to Sysprep a Windows 7 Pro workstation. When I run sysprep a receieve the error "A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine" I've tried all the work arounds uninstall ...
1
vote
1answer
217 views

Mapped Network Shares Not Showing Up After Successful Batch Execution

Good evening, I'm running into a strange issue on a Windows 7 machine. I'm working on deploying OpenVPN to our mobile workforce and they've requested the ability to have their home drive and another ...
0
votes
1answer
134 views

nslookup and tracert inconsistencies

In a Windows 7 VirtualBox guest with NAT and an OpenVPN connection issued by the host, nslookup and tracert behave differently w.r.t. name resolution: nslookup hostname works, using 10.0.2.3 as DNS ...
0
votes
0answers
150 views

Getting PATH NOT FOUND while reading WAV media from remote storage

We facing a weird issue on our network with Win 7 pro clients while using media app that reads from remote storage (Netapp) on 1 Gig infra WAV format. While playing from app we getting from time ...
0
votes
1answer
518 views

Can't install network printer - Access is Denied?

I have a single user in a remote site with their own print server (in reality just one of the Server 2003 DCs) who can't install any printers from that server. They are running Windows 7 ...
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votes
1answer
46 views

Excessive Data Consumption [closed]

I need some help, would be thankful if someone give me the idea for this. We've a wireless internet connection in our office and the day since then our office has switched from a dynamic IP to a ...
4
votes
1answer
262 views

Run specific script after every Windows Update

Is there a way to run a specific script each time Windows update completes (i.e., after reboot or after an update that doesn't require a reboot)? My application is suffering from MSCOMCTL.OCX ...
4
votes
3answers
165 views

Windows local admin rights best practices

We are running our company network with a few 2008 R2 AD server and windows 7 workstations. Our users do not have local admin rights our their computers, hence, the IT departement is required each ...
11
votes
5answers
676 views

Is it recommended to log off from Windows when finished working on a server with RDP?

Is there any impact on the server performance in case I don't log off after having used Remote Desktop Connection?
0
votes
2answers
627 views

unable to connect through telnet in windows 7 [closed]

I'm trying to connect to my computer through telnet. I've turned telnet client and server on. I've opened port 23 on my computer firewall and on my router. But when i test it: C:\>telnet ...
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votes
1answer
218 views

How can I enable Windows authentication for ftp on Windows 7 Pro? [closed]

I have an ftp server running on my desktop pc (windows 7 professional x64): However, when I look at the authentication types in IIS Manager I don't see Windows Authentication as an option: I've ...
2
votes
1answer
534 views

IIS 7.5 returns 404 on existing PHP file

Module IIS Web Core Notification MapRequestHandler Handler PHP54_via_FastCGI Error Code 0x80070002 Requested URL http://localhost:80/phpinfo.php Physical Path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\phpinfo.php ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Windows Sometimes Renames Network Adapter

I am running Windows 7 Embedded with a locked boot partition (meaning the registry and entire OS is in the same state at every boot). This device uses statically defined IP addresses, which are ...