Windows NT is a family of operating systems from Microsoft, fist released on July 27th, 1993 in `Windows NT 3.1`. Although the last version of Windows to carry the NT name was `Windows NT 4.0` in 1996, it is the foundation of all Windows PC and server operating systems since the end of the `MS-DOS` ...

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SCSI Windows NT from vmware to virtualbox [closed]

We are trying to virtualize an old Windows NT 4.0 server in a bad shape. We've managed to create an vmdk image using vmware converter coldclone boot cd and we can successfully run it on vmware ...
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Is Windows NT 4.0 Server and Client compatible to newer computer builds? [closed]

Our uncle let us fix their HR System (Human Resource System), and we gathered these problems: (The problems to be presented must be only fixed by automation(computer program)) They have a very old ...
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Windows NT cannot browse Windows Server 2008

Windows NT 4.0 cannot browse Windows server 2008 R2, but i can ping it. But on Win Server 2003 can browse fine (ask for username and password). Sofar i tried: Windows NT 4.0 has SP6a, ie6, DSClient ...
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Connecting Windows 7 client to NT4 server share in AD domain

I'm attempting to get Windows (XP+) clients to talk to an NT4 server. All machines are joined to an active directory domain. Domain logins work everywhere and authentication works between all machines ...
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Broke my company's network, how do I get it set back up? [closed]

My dad moved his office. The new location will only have WiFi access, but he still needs his server setup and the other machines connected to it. The server (don't laugh) is an old Windows NT 4.0. ...
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Opening Windows NT evt files

Does anyone know of a tool which allows me to open Windows NT logs. I managed to get some results by using Window's 7 Event Viewer, but for some sources, it does not have the event's description. One ...
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Primary DNS server removed, can I change secondary to primary?

The primary server had DNS accidentally removed. Now the secondary server can not load the zone. Can I switch the secondary server from a secondary zone to a primary zone? Secondary is NT3 and ...
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Can ranges overlap in ReservedPorts?

The value ReservedPorts in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip\Parameters contains a list of port ranges to reserve so the system won't assign them to programs dynamically. ...
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NT 4 inaccessible boot device

We have two NT4 SP6 machines that are identical. One of them went down and gives a bsod on boot with 'inaccessible boot device'. We assumed the hard drive went bad. So we attempted to take an image of ...
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can't ping NT Server running on 2003 server

I have a Windows NT Server running on Virtual Machine on Windows Server 2003. Until this morning, all worked fine - I could connect to the virtual server through my program and all was well. This ...
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I have an old Windows NT Workstation with AutoLogon. How can I disable this to login as an Admin?

I have an running Windows NT (in a virtual box) that runs some legacy services. It logins automatically with user and password (for availability reasons). Now i need to do some administration, and the ...
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NT4 domain: Obtain a list of users, computers and their last logins

Would anyone have a suggestion on how to do this?
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Security concerns about Windows NT 4.0

My company is (amongst many other things) responsible for a small network with a few servers and about 50 workstations. They want me to help out the current administrator of that network. The network ...
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Secondary 2003 Domain Controller from a Primary NT4 Domain Controller?

I'm working on a migration NT4 Server Domain Controller to 2003 Active Directory DC, first step is to install a Secondary DC running Windows Server 2003 on a brand new computer. I joined this machine ...
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Where to get the NT option pack

Where do I get the NT option Pack? All the download links I could find are down... Does somebody know where I can still find it? I have access to MSDNAA, but I couldn't find anything there... Thanks! ...
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DIY a simple .inf on an existing .sys?

In continuation of attempting to get an old Digi ST-1032 working on a new server, we've downgraded a server to Windows 2000 in an attempt to use the NT4 drivers. And it works, the old software setup ...
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Getting something out of an old Digi ST-1032

I'm trying to update a setup of a shipping and packaging unit, that makes use of two Digi ST-1032 'Terminal Server' units. I find it a strange name for the devices, but pre-the-nineties it apparently ...
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NT Server: deleting files takes ages

i'm running an NT Server - when trying to delete eg. just one file - it takes several minutes (!!) until the file gets deleted. i'm only getting the deleting-dialog but nothing happens. any ideas ...
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Windows NT workstation on AD domain

We run a Windows NT workstation connected to special manufacturing equipment, that everyone is deathly afraid to touch. It has custom software and special cards inside of the machine, making a rebuild ...
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How do you substitute scheduled tasks on a Windows NT machine?

I've got an old Windows NT Server machine that doesn't have a scheduled tasks feature. I know about AT, but I need to schedule a task to run every 5 minutes. I've looked at cron for windows, but I ...