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DHCP snap-in crashes when I select IPv4

When trying to use the DHCP Snap-In remotely from my Windows 7 desktop, it crashes when I select IPv4. This only happens for certain servers, but works fine for other servers. All servers are Windows ...
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1answer
220 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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5answers
649 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?
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1answer
45 views

Server 2003 Windows 7 Folder redirection issue

I removed two windows XP machines yesterday and replaced them with Windows 7. I configured their desktop and documents to redirect to a share on Server 2003 R2. Share is \Server1\AdmDocs Yesterday ...
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1answer
37 views

Auto map network from Linux drive

So I started working for a company that has a 2003 SBS as the domain controller with the workstations being Windows 7. We have a Linux server with Samba install, which acts like a file server. The ...
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2answers
64 views

Win XP vs Win7, when sending credentials to the remote server, is there a difference?

On a 2003 windows server I have a com+ application which is available to its clients on everybody, anonymous permissions. Windows XP machnes doesn't have problems with accessing, activating, lanuching ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad win7 Loses Authentication intermittently when browsing files on SBS 2003

We have a Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Carbon running Windows 7 Pro. The computer loses authentication intermittently when browsing files on our Windows Server 2003 shared folders. The drives are mapped but it ...
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1answer
47 views

AD password not synchronising properly

I have 600+ users in AD, but only one causes me trouble. The problem is I can reset his password from AD, he can then log in to his machine. After that he would like to change his password from ...
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2answers
1k views

None of the cipher suites supported by the client application are supported by the server

I am getting this error in my server's windows event log: An TLS 1.0 connection request was received from a remote client application, but none of the cipher suites supported by the client ...
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2answers
69 views

Strange permission issue on Windows 7

To setup the scene, I have one of my users for whom roaming profile is enabled as well as folder redirection. My issue is that the user cannot open some files in the redirected folders (AppData, ...
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1answer
35 views

Why don't Windows 7clients in a 2k3 domain network give admin access to domain admins

I've recently (I know, we're way behind the times) started adding Windows 7 (Ultimate) clients to a 2k3 AD network. Previously everything was running Windows XP SP3. In XP SP3, after I joined a ...
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1answer
176 views

Uninstall unknown software via group policy.

I'm wondering if this is an possible through group policy. Is possible to define a list of allowed programs and have the rest automatically un-installed when a user logs off/on their computer? ...
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4answers
138 views

Should the Windows 7 local administrator profile be enabled if the computer is part of a Windows 2003 domain?

Should the Windows 7 local administrator profile be enabled if the computer is part of a Windows 2003 domain? Users are not administrators on their own workstations. I'm wondering if I need a local ...
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0answers
219 views

What does tracert make NETBIOS work on Win7?

This is really strange - I have a workaround for this (read on), but I'd love to know why it works. I had a VPN setup working fine with a WinServer2003 server and a Vista client. Then I setup a new ...
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1answer
345 views

How to Mount remote disc as local in Windows 7 and Windows 2003?

Is it possible to mount remote file system (on Windows 2003 server) as local disk in Windows 7? I have Windows 2003 server with software RAID and some shares. On another computer with Windows 7 I have ...
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1answer
1k views

Error when adding to the domain : the specified server cannot perform the requested operation

When we add computers to the domain in Windows 7, we get the error: Changing the Primary Domain DNS name of this computer to "" failed. The name will remain "domain.com". The error was: ...
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84 views

VPN worked with Vista client, but breaks with Win7 client

I have a VPN with WinServer2003 on the host side and Vista (x64) as the client. The Vista client (192.168.0.nnn) connects daily to the VPN to backup all the machines on the host side (10.1.nnn.nnn). ...
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1answer
704 views

Get-WinEvent only works on Vista+ as source and target?

I originally assumed Get-WinEvent cannot be executed on Windows 2003, i.e. source computer must be Vista or later OS. However, it can be ran against a Windows 2003, from a Vista+ computer. It appears ...
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1answer
243 views

Possible to disable smart card PIN change in Windows 7?

I'm looking for a way to disable the smart card PIN change ability provided with Windows 7's native minidriver. It doesn't allow us to enforce any PIN complexity requirements such that users could ...
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0answers
6k views

User Account being locked out every day

User is on Windows 7 PDC, DC2 = Windows 2008 R2 RSA = Windows 2003 R2 We have a user who's account keeps getting locked out everyday. I have enabled the Netlogon logging on the PDC and the other ...
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2answers
115 views

what is the criteria for a scheduled task to run?

I have a scheduled task that needs to be run 3 times per day. I have the option between running the task on either a 2008 windows server machine or a windows 7 64 bit regular machine. Both machines ...
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1answer
950 views

Windows applications do not see files on CIFS share mapped without FQDN

I've run into another oddity recently on our cluster with respect to Windows 2003 and Windows 7 (using Explorer or even plain batch files, C# programs, FORTRAN programs, etc) and files on a CIFS share ...
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1answer
377 views

Does windows 7 remember shared folder passwords to entire server instead of by share?

So I have a copy of Windows 7 Enterprise edition on my home computer. I've connected from the home computer to a network share on my windows 2003 server at work before. I assume that I told it to ...
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1answer
674 views

workstation on domain won't accept any domain credentials for access

Someone added a windows 7 workstation to this windows 2003 domain. They can login locally and say they are on the domain, and have mapped drive resources. Trying to connect with psexec or anything ...
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3answers
376 views

Developers are experiencing very poor performance with Windows explorer, particularly adding/deleting files, over VPN to Win2k3 share

We have the following arrangement: Dev Site <--vpn--> Prod Site. The Prod Site firewall, running pfSense 2, accepts VPN TCP/UDP traffic on SMB ports 135-139 and 445. Our developers can connect to ...
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4answers
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How can I run an application from a network share without prompting for Admin password?

I have a company internal application placed in a network shared folder on a Windows Server 2003 server. Users who need to access this folder have proper permissions in place and can list the ...
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1answer
607 views

Cannot Apply Screensaver GPO to Windows 7 clients through a Security Group

Our environment consists of a 2003 Active Directory with about 50% split regarding XP and Windows 7 clients. Our security policy states that by default everyone's desktop should lock at 2 hours for ...
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3answers
509 views

Why can I access only the security tab on a server's printers?

Context: Win7 64-bit client, Windows Server 2003 I log into the server using MSTSC. The server is running Windows Server 2003, 32bit. I call up the list of Printers and Faxes from the Start menu. I ...
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2answers
670 views

Problems using local printer via RDP on windows 2003 sever

The client is windows 7 machine, it have local printer attached. Necessary check-boxes are checked (at "share local resources" in remote desktop connection configuration windows), but the printer not ...
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1answer
197 views

How to sync domain user desktops to be accessed from anywhere

I am trying to understand if there is a way to have domain user that has a normal workstations that is there has there outlook installed there office etc installed to access that stuff from a ...
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1answer
726 views

Windows 7 PC's not receiving updates from WSUS Server (Windows 2003 Server)

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine that has been successfully running WSUS for more than two years. Almost all our PCs are running Windows XP and they are getting updates without any problems. We ...
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2answers
659 views

Outlook 2003 repeatedly prompts for username and password

I have a few users with Outlook 2003 and Windows 7. Every time they open outlook, They repeatedly get asked for their username and password no matter how many times they are entered. Outlook goes ...
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1answer
959 views

GPO: Allow log on locally, admins access only

I have a small group of desktop servers and I do not want anyone to be able to log on to them locally except for administrators. We have a Windows 2003 AD and the servers are running Windows 7 Pro. ...
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1answer
91 views

Command to fetch pagesize in windows

I am using wmic /node:NODENAME memlogical get totalpagefilespace but it does not work on all windows versions. Is there a command which works on all windows version? Note: Without having to install ...
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2answers
755 views

windows server sharing printers, why does local machine need driver?

I bumped into this at work today, and I don't have a good answer. To elaborate, we have a windows print server sharing several printers. If you connect to this printer share with a windows client, it ...
0
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1answer
752 views

Using Administrative Tools on non-domain computer to manage domain servers

Is it possible to get Administrative Tools on Windows 7 (not joined to domain) to administer servers that are domain joined (since they don't ask you to provide domain/login/pass)? If yes how can I ...
3
votes
2answers
114 views

RSAT slow performance

We are running Win 7 SP1 RSAT with a Server 2003 DC. We mainly use it to reset AD passwords. The performance is extremely slow (one minute of non-responsiveness per password reset). How do we ...
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0answers
190 views

windows 7 and windows 2003 roaming profile

I have a windows 2003 setup as the DC and I just got a new computer with windows 7 on it. But when I login with a user it take about 5 minutes to load the user profile, and when I logout it takes ...
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0answers
702 views

Weird bug when copying from sql server management studio to excel in windows 7

I run a query in SQL management studio (results to grid), then select all results and copy with headers. Then I paste into Excel. The result: two specific records are put together on one row in ...
3
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1answer
75 views

Move AD users with profile

We are in process of merging our acquired company. We would need to move all users to our domain but also ensure the profile of the existing desktops and laptops do not change. We have computer ...
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3answers
1k views

How to create a VPN between a Host and VMWare VMs?

I have a set of machines as follows My home laptop running Win7 Ultimate with internet connection. A vmware workstation vm running Windows Server 2003 Standard edition server in my laptop w/o ...
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3answers
4k views

Domain User Account Keeps Locking. No hints in logs

I have account which keep locking out every few mintues in AD. I'm using Windows 7 Enterprise X64 PC I'm using Windows 2003 STD server These are the things i have tried. Created new profile. ...
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2answers
97 views

using win7 pc instead of windows 2003 server

Simple question, in terms of hosting an Asp.net-mvc/SQL Server 2008 R2 Express based app, will a powerful Windows 7 PC do? I just wonder if there is anything I'm missing here, being an App Dev and not ...
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2answers
99 views

How do I Debug an ASP.net project on IIS7, if I took the project from a Windows 2003 server?

I use mostly Apache and PHP, so I'm very unfamiliar with IIS and .aspx I have a .aspx file (myFile.aspx) I'm debugging, and I would like to see - using localhost - what it will look like on the ...
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2answers
152 views

Windows 7 DNS Issue

The windows XP, and Mac's can pull DHCP and use DNS from the Windows 2003 server but Windows 7 can pull an IP from DHCP but cannot resolve DNS. However, I can ping the DNS server by FQDN & IP but ...
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3answers
311 views

Windows Server 2003 becomes inaccessible to certain users / machines

Windows 2003 SP2 file server - no recent network / hardware / software updates suddenly becomes inaccessible to laptop users running Windows 7 Pro. Don't know if this is relevant. Other users on ...
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4answers
1k views

Sometimes do not get network drive maps in Windows 7 Enterprise

I have a user that has a AD (Windows 2003) loginscript that maps a number of drives. The user has to traverse an external network to login to the domain. It is a pretty reliable connection but it's ...
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1answer
72 views

Group Policy object not updating

I have a Folder Redirection policy and I changed the path on our 2003 domain. However even after gpupdate /force the client (Win 7) still tries to access the old path and give me the "Windows cannot ...
2
votes
3answers
236 views

Unable to browse Win7 x64 shares

I have a single Windows 7 x64 machine that has shares running on it that I'm trying to access on the LAN. The IP of the Win7 box is on the same /24 subnet as the computers that need to access it. ...
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1answer
92 views

Windows 7 Default Permissions When Saving File

We have a new Windows 7 machine and when saving a file to a network directory only the person that created that file can see it. I have figured out that it's a permissions problem. My question is ...