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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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Input string was not in a correct format. mscorlib [closed]

I ran into this weird issue with one of my 3rd party software, running on Vista Business. I have a user that upon local log in with the user's credentials, anyone using that 3rd party software will ...
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Windows - Accessing - Manipulating Administrator shares across windows servers \\computername\c$

Problem: \\computername\c$ returns "Network Name cannot be found" I tried using \\computername\c$ as well as well as with the FQDN \\computername.domain.company.com\c$ and the IP address too. net ...
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How to close port 80 in windows vista?

i have a virtual machine with OS server 2003 connection bridged i need to test if the webapplication on guest webserver will be available for users on the network, so i need to close port 80 on ...
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1answer
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Windows Vista file permissions does not inherit when copying to a network share

I've got a network share with specific permissions on a subfolder (e.g. access to developers and freelancers). A designer copied PNG files from his local system to the network share. These files ...
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Windows RDP cannot connect to x64 server from XP SP3+

I have a strange problem that I can't seem to find the answer to anywhere online. The issue has to do with using Windows RDP to connect to our servers. Here is what works: -XP/Vista client (any SPs) ...
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Windows Server 2003 can't see Vista machine

I've got a real PITA problem that I'm sure has a really simple solution. I have a Windows Server 2003 machine that needs to be able to see the network name of a Vista box - but refuses to. It can see ...
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1answer
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Can't access Windows share by hostname

I have an interesting problem. One of my clients can't access our file server by hostname. If I open explorer and type \\Server1 all I see is a single folder, but if I type it's IP \\10.10.10.10, I ...
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Access Denied 2003 server shared printer on Vista

Here's the facts. I have a Domain Controller running Windows 2003 Server R2 (Standard edition) with up to now only XP Client in a High School environment. I have an accounting system to manage how ...
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Vista Business can't contact domain controller

One of laptops in our firm has problems contacting domain controller. It is Vista Business with DHCP enabled config (DNS set up correctly). At this point only one person can login and only if network ...
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Networkmapping script (VBS) Vista doesn't work, XP does

I've got a weird problem, (like always :p ) Okay: Situation: Windows 2003 domain with XP clients. With a GPO I'm running a VBS script on login to map a few drives. This works great on XP, but not on ...
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Vista Workstation Creates Documents folder on 2003 File Server

I have a lab of notebook running vista they map to a h drive on a windows 2003 server r2. The users that have xp dont have this issue but the vista users home drives changed their structure on the ...
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Fileshares hang when Vista talks to 2003?

So my box is running Vista Business all patched up nice. The dev server is on win2003. What sometimes happens is that I'll click on a file, usually an image, and then get nothing more from the box. ...
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Windows 2003 DHCP Server - FIlled with BAD ADDRESS Entries

Our WIndows Server 2003 DHCP scope is being filled with BAD ADDRESS leases. This happened after we started deploying Vista to the domain. It is most prevalent when a user disconnects from their ...
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How can I add an existing OS install to the Windows Vista boot manager?

I had Windows Server 2003 installed on my primary hard drive. I then added a new hard drive and formatted/installed Windows Vista on the new hard drive. The old drive with Windows Server 2003 is still ...
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Vista / Windows Server 2003 Mapped Drive Logon Failure

I have a Windows Vista (Ultimate) machine which connects to a Windows Server 2003 machine for just one thing: a mapped network drive. There is a user account on the Server machine which exactly ...