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Recover original file names from Volume Shadow Copy?

In the Volume Shadow Copy folders there are some cryptically names files like: \System Volume Information\{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} Is there any way to decipher what the file name was ...
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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 prevent a Windows client who is a local administrator to remove a installed program?

Is there a way to prevent a Windows Vista client who is a local administrator of her own machine to remove a installed program? The program should not be removed by clients either from normal mode or ...
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Internet Explorer 9 showing as Not Applicable in WSUS for Vista Machines

I imported Windows Internet Explorer 9 into WSUS using the Microsoft Update Catalog web page. I then approved the updates. All the Windows 7 machines installed the update correctly. The Windows Vista ...
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When users login who have been recently moved in AD, they receive the wrong (old) login script

We are migrating our staff to Windows 7 from Windows Vista. We make changes to the users in AD by removing the roaming profile and changing the login script. For some odd reason sometimes (not for ...
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Windows Server 2008 (sp2) stops responding on network share requests from Windows Vista and 7 clients

I have two Windows Server 2008 SP2 machines (TFS and TFSBUILD). Periodically, the TFSBUILD server shares (\TFSBUILD\ShareName or \TFSBUILD\C$) become unresponsive to requests from Windows Vista ...
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How to install on Windows Server 2008, an application that is not natively supported, but not use compatibility mode?

I have an application to install on Windows Server 2008, which is not natively supported by the installer. The application installer permits installation on Windows Vista(or XP, or 7). I do not want ...
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Vista cmd shell thinks it's Windows Server 2008 DEBUG

Never seen this before - My vista cmd shell started displaying everything in yellow and outputs the following as soon as I start it: Setting SDK relative to C:/Program Files/Microsoft ...
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Are “private” folders possible with folder redirection and offline files synchronization?

I'm considering using offline folder synchronization with folder redirection using Server 2008 + Windows XP & Vista clients. Currently I'm not using redirection at all. Every user has a personal ...
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How do you set a shared folder to ask for a password every time it's accessed

Scenario: Public computer with scanner attached. Client computers with 'My Documents\Scanned Documents' shared but password protected. Public computer has a shortcut to each users 'Scanned ...
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Windows Vista and 7 crossrealm authentication MIT Kerberos

I'm using Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista and 7 for cross realm authentication using MIT Kerberos 1.6 but when i try to login with a user the KDC answers: (wireshark output) error_code: ...
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Having IIS remote management problem with my vista machine managing Server 2008 IIS 7.5

I am trying to use IIS 7 Remote Management installed on Vista Ultimate SP1. Connection is to IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 Webserver R2. Tried on both full & core install. When I connect up, the ...
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Windows Server 2008 user account login problem in Vista

I got working domain and all the user accounts log into Windows XP without any problem, but once I want to login into Vista with the same user accounts I got error message which says that the attempt ...
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WinPE slow dhcp crashes LTI

Is there a good way to make a LTI installation wait for an ip address before its trying to start the installation wizard? I currently get errors when i boot my PEimg that only says the network path ...
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Is it possible to install Windows Vista or 2008 Server on a USB Hard Drive?

With Windows XP, it was not possible to install it to a USB Hard drive (without diving deep into unsupported terrain). With Windows 7, it looks like VHD Support could solve that. But is there a ...
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How long should we wait before deploying Vista / Server2008 SP2

Now that Microsoft have released Vista & Server 2008 SP2 (see Lifehacker). How long should I wait before installing it on: Stand alone machines PCs on the domain Windows servers "Critical" ...
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IIS 7 on Vista Home Premium and Windows Server 2008

I am a developer, when i bought a laptop, i got Vista Home Premium installed on it. I have IIS 7.0 running on it. Is the IIS 7 running on my Vista Home Premium machine the same as the one that is on ...
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Windows Server 2008 roaming profile data synchronisation issue with Vista

I have a Windows Server 2008 Standard server and a network of Windows XP machines and one Windows Vista machine. The Windows server is the primary Active Directory server for the network and all ...
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VPN Client kills all connection while disconnecting

When my VPN Client (5.0.0.3) connection is lost after being idle OR I force it to disconnect when switching between my Colo and Office it always knocks out my normal connection for a second. I'll ...