Windows 8 went RTM on August 1st, 2012 and was released for general availability on October 26th, 2012. It contains many new features and changes, the most noticeable being a new graphical user interface, know as Modern UI. It is available in four major editions, Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 ...

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Windows 7/8 Strongswan IKEv2 Wrong Gateway

I have setup Strongswan on Ubuntu 14.04 from the official package. I use IKEv2 with PKI authentication and a custom authorization plugin. This works great for Android and Ubuntu clients using ...
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Windows 8 and 8.1 clients showing printer offline after reconnecting to the network

The print server is 2008 R2 with the most recent updates. This happens most often after a resume from sleep or if the user takes their PC to their home network. A restart of the PC or a restart of the ...
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Hyper-V 2012 move fails to another Hyper-V 2012 host while using Windows 8 machine to do the move

I have 2 machines with Hyper-V 2012 (free, console version) that I manage from Windows 8. Whenever I want to move any machines from there's always this error. I have enabled Kerberos, I setup ...
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Redmine 2.1 stable on Windows 8 as a service

Wamp Server: Apache Version : 2.2.22 PHP Version : 5.4.3 MySQL Version : 5.5.24 Ruby: ruby 1.8.7 (2012-06-29 patchlevel 370) [i386-mingw32] Gem: 1.8.24 Gems: actionmailer (3.2.8) ...
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Can't login to LDAP with current Windows user

I'm trying to connect to AD server with various tools under Windows. If I provide my domain\username and password, I have no problems If I don't provide credentials, I do connect, but I have very ...
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Unable to join 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro Client to Windows 2003 domain. Win 7 works fine

I am unable to join a 64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro Client to our Windows 2003 domain. A 64-bit Windows 7 client joins fine. After installing Windows 8.1, before joining to domain, if I run nltest ...
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What is the most reliable and effective way to compact a Hyper-V or Boot to VHD Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) file

I've seen (and tried) many ways to skin this cat, but none are quite as effective as I thought and require a number of manual steps. Here is my scenario: 1) I have installed an OS on a Dynamic ...
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Windows 8.1 TPM ownership on Server 2008 R2 schema - not to spec?

My organization is running AD DS on Server 2008 R2 schema. Already a bad start, I know, but let's pretend that's impossible to change. In our default domain policy, we have the following setting ...
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Windows 8.1 — PPTP VPN connection dies after a minute or two

First of all, I'm not sure if I should be posting this here on Server Fault or on Super User. Please forgive me if I should have posted it elsewhere. I've set up a PPTP VPN using Amazon EC2. I did ...
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How to completely reset Group Policy on a domain member?

We have a problem where domain members built from a certain Windows 8 image can no longer update Computer Group Policy. These domain member have recently been moved to a new Organisational Unit, but ...
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Connect to Windows Server 2012 Essentials without creating new user login for Windows

Is it possible to connect to a Windows Server 2012 Essentials without having to create a new user login for Windows? I want to just take someones Windows 8 machine and connect it to the server to ...
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smbclient -M nt_status_bad_network_name error

I am trying to send a test message (for a test project) from my Ubuntu Virtualbox Guest to my Windows 8 host. I am getting the error nt_status_bad_network_name error. What I know that works: I can ...
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Access Denied when using Copy to LPT port

I print some data to a connected printed via the dos COPY command. It works great when the printer is set to "spool" but when using "print directly to printer" windows returns an access denied error. ...
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How migrate the contents of a Windows server?

We currently have webapps located on a windows 2008 server hosted with a cloud hosting company. I require to know how we can migrate/transfer the contents of the windows (current) server on to a new ...
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How do I reconfigure the default port or uninstall the interactive Javascript console in HDInsight?

The Microsoft HDInsight Preview is available for download and install via the Web Platform Installer, which bundles Hadoop on Azure installer. As part of the process, it installs something that ...
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Why does an invalid system time cause a SSL-webapplication to fail?

Question: We have a asp.net login page (SSL), with username and password. You enter them, you click ok, if the credentials are OK, you get redirected to the navigation page. If the credentials are ...
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How do I resolved “Error 13843: Invalid Payload Received.”?

When Windows 8 tries to connect to my Strongswan VPN I get the following error, Error 13843: Invalid Payload Received. I'm not sure how to resolve it or what causes it. My charon log has this, ...
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How can I debug PAC (proxy auto config) on Windows 8.1 (IE11 and Modern UI)?

On older systems such as Windows 7 + IE10, calling "alert()" in the PAC file would cause a dialog being shown. However, with Windows 8.1 no dialogs are displayed even if IE11 seems to be making use ...
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Windows 8 inbound IPsec authentication failing?

I am getting some very strange behavior out of the Windows 8 Advanced Firewall / IPsec implementation. It appears now that all inbound traffic that isn't return traffic from a previously contacted ...
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Connecting to IIS on Hyper-V Windows 8 host from XP virtual machine

I have a windows 8 machine running an XP virtual machine with Hyper-V. The virtual machine uses an 'external' virtual switch, and after 'Integration Services Setup', it can see the internet ok. My ...
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How to reset Winsock without reboot

I often need to execute a Winsock reset, running netsh int ip reset and each time I have to restart the system. Is there a way to avoid that? Should I kill and restart explorer.exe? Restart some ...
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ASP.Net/ASP.Net MVC Sites Hanging Indefinitely on IIS 8 on Windows 8

Environment I have recently been experiencing weird behaviour in my development environment when running ASP.Net websites locally on my Windows 8 development computer via IIS8. I have observed the ...
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Creating a template/default roaming profile

With Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter and running Windows 8.1 machines, is there a way to create a default or template that will contain shortcuts and files for a new user when they are created? ...
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SBS 2011 WSUS Updates Failing on Windows 8 client with error 800B0001

We recently set up an SBS 2011 Standard SP1 domain and manage all optional updates from this server. Critical/Security updates are configured to automatically install without approval. WSUS is ...
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Shares disappear on Windows 8 while logged in with admin account

Shares setup on Windows 2008 R2 with AD and OU's have been working and still work on Windows 7 on a Domain. I have 2 shares that work with normal domain accounts on Windows 8 pro but as soon as you ...
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Automatic binding of Windows 8 account with Live ID

Is it possible to do automatic binding of Windows 8 account with Live ID thru GPO, scripts, or some sort automated way that will basically do it for everyone in domain. There is an assumption that ...
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How can I reduce the size of Windows Embedded 8 Standard?

I have created a Windows Embedded 8 Standard image using Image Configuration Editor, containing only a few drivers specific to my device, the Embedded Core product, the English Language Pack and ...
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Windows 8 domain users receiving a different result when accessing a CIFS share through a certian name

We have a Netapp filer with CIFS shares. These are the records in our DNS: A record: filer5.main.example.com -> 192.168.1.5 CNAME record: foo.main.example.com -> filer5.main.example.com. Local ...
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Domain group policies not applied on Win8

I'm totally desperate, I'm not able to set any group policy on domain level (with Samba 4 domain controler). The only user, the policies are applied on, is the Administrator. I have no idea, what's ...
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shared network files showing as open when seen in client preview pane

I Have a client running with a Windows Server standard 2008 R2 that is hosting a series of shared network files. The issue I have is that when 1 particular user is opening / viewing these files. Once ...
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BEX error for multiple applications on Windows 8

I am facing BEX error for multiple applications on my Windows 8 Laptop. This happens for both domain accounts as well as local accounts. I looked into the various answers which related to DEP but ...
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Windows 8 Hangs at first login ( domain account )

Good morining, i'm experiencing a systematic problem with new fresh joined to domain Virtual Machines with windows 8 and windows 8.1 installed operating system. The issue is that at first login the ...
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Disable Windows authentication only for specific Chrome user profile

Is there any to way to disable Windows authentication only for a specific Chrome user profile? I would like to use Chrome according to the instructions found here ...
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Can diskshadow be installed in windows 8?

After finding out about diskshadow, I wanted to install it the systems I backups, there aren't issues with windows 2008 server, but I can't find the program in windows 8 (it's a pro version) On ...
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Why is Apache htdigest authentication failing in IE10 on Windows 8?

One of our developers reported that for the past week or two, the htdigest authentication that we have set up on our test sites in Apache is not working in IE10 on Windows 8. It's fine on IE10 on ...
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Weird internet/network behaviour - certain sites not available

I've always had this problem where certain websites stop working in a browser. I can then just use another browser. Then at some point these sites would stop loading in all browsers. This could ...
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My Documents folder not being redirected via Folder Redirection Group Policy

I have Folder Redirection applied for My Documents to users that log on to Windows 8 machines. The GPO is set and applied using a Windows Server 2003 machine. The My Music, My Pictures and My Videos ...
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Windows 8 Lock Screen Background Disappears

I have a group policy that sets the lock screen background on Windows 8 and prevents users from changing it. It worked well for a while but recently it stopped functioning, and now the "Seattle" ...
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Windows Server Audit Failure from Client

Every several minutes I get an audit failure from one of my clients running Windows 8 on ports 56280 to 56294 in the event log of my server which provides DHCP/DNS/DC for that client. Do you have any ...
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Accessing IIS from internal IPs

I have a small webserver set up running Windows 8 Pro and IIS 8. One can access the site from the external domain easily enough, but accessing it internally becomes a chore given the fact that I want ...
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User's emails disappearing off email server using Outlook 2013, Windows 8 and MailEnable 6.53

I am using Mailenable Enterprise version 6.53 but my question could relate to any e-mail server, I suppose. We have a user that is experiencing disappearing e-mails. When he connects to his mail ...
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Windows 8 not connected to domain network

We have several Windows XP and Windows 7 PCs connecting to Windows server 08. Each user has designated mapped drive according to their groups. Recently when we moved to Windows 8, the network drive ...
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Obscure network fault, Server2012/Win8 - Code = (34) STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED, Printer GPO

Anyone got any clues what could possibly be causing this error. Environment is Server 2012 and Windows 8 with roaming user profiles, \Server\Profile$ & \Server\User$. The trigger that causes ...
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Failure running SQL2012 on Windows 8 with local service accounts

I have installed SQL2012 on a Windows 8 laptop that is on a domain. The domain includes a group policy that defines accounts that can "Log on as a service". I installed SQL Server 2012 using the ...
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Why do I get an “UpgradePrinter” message?

I have an HP OfficeJet 6000 e609a. It's a network printer. This printer gets the same IP granted by the router each time via DHCP reservation. I can visit that static IP and see the printer's simple ...
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Setting Proxy Server for IE 10 on Windows 8 using pac file and Group Policy

We currently use group policy to configure a proxy server PAC file for Windows XP and Windows 7 computers on our network. We now are starting to get requests for Windows 8, but have noticed that our ...
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Can a Server 2003 KMS be exteneded to support Windows 8 and Server 2012?

When trying to activate Windows 8 on our Server 2003 KMS I get the message: "Error: 0xC004F050 The Software Licensing Service reported that the product key is invalid" After doing some basic ...