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How to find a path where an application was set up?

I'm unsure whether I should put this question in Serverfault or Stackoverflow. I'm developing a script (so 'press start->search' is not an option) and try to find out a way to find where an ...
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windows 2003 Terminal server, “users” item removed from ACL of “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes”

After having installed a software on my Windows 2003 terminal server, no user has been able to launch applications anymore. When they log to the server via remote desktop, each icon they click ...
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Error code 10054, in my app event log

I am recieving an error in my application event log of a server as shown below: The agent was unable to send data to the MOM Server at (server.domain). The error code is 10054, An existing ...
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1answer
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What happnes/might happen if I try to register a dll that is already in registry? [closed]

My TFTP server will not start on a windows 2003 server. I'm guessing the application won't start because the .dll is not registered. I have dug out all .dll files with TFTP in their name. When I ...
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1answer
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Windows 2003 registry corrupt - endless reboot

Windows 2003 will run the loading screen then it stop with "Stop c000218 registry file failure or corrupt. The registry can not load the hive \systemroot\system32\config\security" then it start a ...
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Windows 2003 r2 reboots after a few seconds from initiated

I'm having troubles with a virtual machine on a ESXi running windows server 2003 r2. The problem is that every time it initiates and displays the login window, the machine reboots with no warnings, no ...
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How can I automate pulling files via putty's psftp?

I have a Windows Server 2003 box and it is using psftp to connect to a remote linux machine and download files every hour. I have two main challenges with this machine: First Scheduled tasks are ...
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Push new registry keys via group policy

Recently I have added registry keys in active directory and I need to push them via group policy instead of going to each PC to apply the new ones. How can I push new registry keys (not modify ...
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1answer
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Microsoft photo editor - No file format information can be found in the registry (registry policy)

I have Windows Server 2003 and my users are running XP. When I installed Microsoft office 2000 the photo editor said "No file format information can be found in the registry". I Googled it and I found ...
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Where in the registry can I find the OS Name for Windows 2003?

I need to be able to read the registry and find the Edition of Windows 2003. I can find the edition of Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 by looking into: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows ...
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Change regional settings on pre-Windows 2008 / Vista

How do you change the regional settings of the various system accounts (local system, local service and network service) on older versions of Windows ? I can only find the page on MSDN that refers to ...
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1answer
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Issues disabling SSL 2.0 in IIS 6

I have reviewed both related posts on this site: How do I disable SSL 2.0 support on IIS? How to disable SSL 2.0 on IIS 7.5? The issue I am having is that I have implemented the registry change, ...
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2answers
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Where is the Windows registry on a server accessible from?

What's the security risk of storing a password in the registry in plain text? How can you get at it unless you already have admin access, in which case it's a moot point? (I'm only asking because ...
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lsass.exe memory leak on windows 2003 server

In the past month or so I noticed that lsass.exe has started to leak memory, getting to 500MB+ of ram in under a week after reboot. Before this I had never noticed it using any significant amount of ...
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Reg Query Issues

I have a batch script that does reporting on our systems and part of it queries the registry for information. The script fails to get the key's value when its ran by the system, but whenever I run ...
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2answers
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Extract registry key from NTBackup System State backup

A Windows Server 2003 machine died recently but I need some information that was contained in the now-defunct server's registry. I have a "System State" backup file created by the Windows Server 2003 ...
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1answer
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Registry read permissions (scripting) on Windows Server 2003

Executing the following VBScript on our Windows Server 2003 Set p_shell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") p_shell.RegRead("HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-19\") yields the following error C:\Documents and ...
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5answers
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An I/O operation initiated by the Registry failed unrecoverably

Every 10 seconds or so, both our web servers (windows server 2003, running iis6), report the same errors in the event log. > Event Type: Error Event > Source: Application Popup Event > ...
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Re-Enable RDP Via Remote Registry

I'm having a problem where for some reason, Remote Desktop (RDP) continually gets disabled on a Win2003 server. Our networking team is not doing this, so as far as I know it is not a security script ...