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189 views

GPO - Mapped drive for non-domain user on a domain computer

I am trying to add a mapped drive for a number of CNC machines that all run off Windows XP boxes that are joined to our domain, the computer policies apply fine but as the software for the CNC only ...
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205 views

Client connectivity to MSSQL

I'm wondering if there is a policy that can be pushed that defaults a client to always dynamically determine the port for connectivity. I'm dealing with a custom C# application that connects to a ...
2
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1answer
91 views

Troubleshoot mstsc /span from Windows XP to Windows Server 2008

At work, I often use the "mstsc" command to use the Microsoft Terminal Services Client and remote to another machine. In my case, I'm using Windows XP (call this box 1) to connect to a Windows Server ...
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124 views

Virtualize XP machines on demand [closed]

Here's my situation: My company uses an application that only works with XP, needs to be able to access network printers, and exports information in Excel. We need to move off XP before support runs ...
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150 views

Deleted files re-appear in AD structure, on logout profile-saving gives “permission denied”

I have a user on Windows XP that has their profile stored on Server 2008. The user complains about not being able to delete files in their documents directory because they re-appear. On logging out ...
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1answer
789 views

Active Directory Kerberos issue KDC_ERR_S_PRINCIPAL_UNKNOWN

We are implementing a system where our clients are Windows XP and our server is Windows Server 2008 R2. Ours clients use DCOM to connect COM+ components in our Windows 2008 Server. It works fine when ...
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2answers
757 views

GPO error 0x80070547 with Server 2008 R2 and XP SP3, but not Win7

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server managing XP SP3 and Windows 7 SP1 clients. There are no issues with the Windows 7 clients. However, on the Windows XP clients, I get errors for power options, ...
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2answers
940 views

FTP Connection Refused

I am on a Windows XP machine that is trying to connect to a Windows 2008 FTP. When trying to connect to my ftp site, I am getting a ftp: connect :Connection refused. I have confirmed that other ...
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1answer
84 views

Client cannot see the server

Hi guys i am using windows server 2008, i set up a domain, and several clients joined. the server can see the client and the client pc which using windows xp cannot see the server. from the server ...
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2answers
66 views

Manage multiple hardware and OS

I'm new at windows management, before I've worked only with Apple Macs. Now I am at a company that has almost 100 computers with different boards, brands, different hard drives, etc.. in different ...
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120 views

vmware + active directory 2003 + windows xp sp2 + Fujitsu Zero Client + GPO propagation issues

i am trying to set up a domain controller with windows server 2008 (2003 functional level), and windows xp sp2 clients (both virtualized on a Fujitsu vmware server). My windows xp sp2 clients have ...
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3answers
581 views

Sync clock on Windows XP machine to external (non-domain, non-workgroup) Windows Server 2008 R2 machine

I have two machines and I'd like their clocks to be in sync for various reasons. Machine 1 is an XP machine located in the office. Machine 2 is a VPS hosted by a third party running Windows Server ...
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1answer
176 views

GPO - How to troubleshoot a slow Windows startup

I'm in a network with thousands of workstations. There is a bunch of GPOs applied to all domain users, and also a couple of Startup scripts in GPOs. When the workstations are starting up, there is a ...
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202 views

User with Mandatory Profile can log in to Windows 7 but not to Windows XP

I have a Windows Server 2008 domain with both WinXP and Win7 PCs. Users are usually fine to log in to either OS, but there is one user who can't login on XP. It fails to create his profile. I believe ...
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1k views

Volume Shadow Copy Remotely?

I'm currently running a Microsoft Server 2008 R2 box and want to utilize Volume Shadow Copy but my development machine doesn't have enough hard drive space for 30 days worth of copies, which is what I ...
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1answer
547 views

Windows XP laptop doesn't appear in WSUS All computers list

I have this one laptop that doesn't appear in WSUS all computers list. We have about 23-25 PCs/laptops/servers in the network, all, but one are listed in WSUS. This is what I have done so far: 1) ...
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2answers
148 views

Remotely force a defragmentation

First, the computers are of around 21 Win 7 Machines and 29 Win XP machines. The DC is a Win2k8 server and the Mail server is Win2k3 I need to force a remote defragmentation on roughly 50 computers. ...
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Unable to ping domain.local, but can ping server.domain.local

I have a single windows 2008 server running active directory, group policy, and DNS. DHCP is running from the firewall (this is because there are multiple branch locations, and each location has its ...
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3answers
3k views

Specify desktop wallpaper image via GPO results in blank background

I'm running Windows Server 2008 and Windows XP clients attached to the domain. The local user has a background image specified, which I am trying to override with a GPO. I attempting to set the ...
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1answer
759 views

Firewall GPO not applying despite being enumerated by gpresult

I have a need to open up the admin$ share on all of my domain's client PC's and I am trying to do so using group policy. I defined computer policy for Windows Firewall with Advanced Security in a ...
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1answer
520 views

One Windows Domain workstation can ping gateway but gets no internet access

One of the (Windows XP SP3) workstations of our Windows Domain could not access internet anymore, this problem suddenly happened overnight. The domain controllers (there are three of them) are all ...
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1answer
311 views

Error when trying to deploy Windows XP SP3 with WDS

I have created a WDS server running Windows Server 2008 R2. I have built my custom images of Windows 7 using WAIK and MDT 2010 that are installed on the server. I used this guide to help me through ...
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1answer
93 views

Mounting a Windows share as a folder with data persistance in Win7/XP

I was wondering if anyone had figured out a good way of mounting a network share (\\server\dir1\dir2) to a folder (say C:\folder1\folder2) in such a way that when the share is disconnected the data ...
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1answer
611 views

Server 2008 GPO not applying to Windows XP clients over site-to-site VPN

I have a Server 2008 R2 based Active Directory domain. Our default GPO has a few printer/network drive maps that both work fine locally for clients running Windows 7 as well as Windows XP (after ...
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1answer
325 views

Mapping a Drive to File Server (Win2008) results in incorrect password / username error after Reboot or Logoff/in

Here is the setup. Very small network. Windows 2008 with a single folder shared as 'Data'. Win2k8 server (called Server) has user account called Staff that is part of Users group. On a network ...
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206 views

Have LSA error with XP machine?

Have a strange problem. We have a XP SP3 computer that connects remotely to our server 2008. All of a sudden users are unable to log in. Looking at Event Viewer I am getting errors with source LSASRV ...
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1answer
225 views

Network shares not working from NT 5.x clients

This is a weird one for me. We have a total of 10 servers. 4 x Windows 2003 and 6 x Windows 2008. Yesterday all Windows XP machines stopped being able to access the shared printers and folders from ...
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Troubleshoot large number of TCP retransmits / dup ack / segment lost

I have a problem with RDC slowing to a crawl or disconnecting entirely. Client is XP SP3 w/ RDC 6, server is Win 2k8 R2. Both have been scanned thoroughly and found to be virus free. I downloaded ...
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1answer
3k views

How can I rejoin a Windows machine to the domain without losing user data if trust relationship on machine was broken

Long story short. A new machine was added to our domain with the same machine name as a pre-existing machine. Rather than receiving an error from the domain when this was being done, it simply ...
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1answer
690 views

Recycle Bin on Server 2008 Redirected Folders no longer works

A user reported yesterday that the Recycle Bin function on his XP workstation had stopped working. I determined that the scope was a bit smaller than that. When he deleted a file from any of the ...
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1answer
100 views

Windows XP difficulty connecting to Windows Server 2008

I'm having difficulty connecting Windows XP machines to Windows Server 2008 via their network name (\\server) At times, I can only get to the server through \\ip address. I think I've resolved this ...
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2answers
1k views

Can't connect disk management to remote XP PC from local Win7/Server 2008

Scenario as follows: support technicians using Windows 7 PC's or Server 2008 terminal server are unable to connect Disk Management MMC snap in to a remote PC when the remote device is running Windows ...
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3answers
165 views

What special considerations should I consider when I deploy IPv6 with Windows

We're considering deploying/configuring our Windows machines with IPv6. Are there any special settings, or quirks that occur with the Windows IPv6 stack?
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1answer
810 views

How to share print drivers from a 64 bit Windows server to 32 bit client machines

I'm sure this is a dumb question, but I can't for the life of me figure out what the heck is going on. I've looked around and I've seen similar questions of this nature, but nothing exactly matching ...
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2answers
378 views

2008r2 RRAS VPN issue due to poor domain naming. Any ideas?

We have a domain with 900+ clients and 250+ workstations that has the name of the domain the same as it's public domain name (we'll call it example.org). I'm trying to set up RRAS VPN, and it works ...
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238 views

What traces leaves administrator (domain and local), when remotely connects to domain workstations?

What traces leaves administrator (domain and local), when remotely connects to domain workstations? Domain server: Win2008 Std, workstations: WinXP, Win2007. Is there any traces in server event log? ...
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1answer
85 views

Windows XP vs Windows Server 2008 for server components

My team is developping a number of windows services in .net. These services communicate through a messaging solution and some of them have an expected response time that is well below 100ms. The ops ...
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2answers
996 views

File in mapped network folder changes to read-only while editing

... the title is not strictly correct. I can "save-as" over the top of the same file via the UNC path. Yes, that's weird. Trying to save-as over the top of that again via the mapped path triggers a ...
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1answer
254 views

How does Microsoft TechNet Subscription work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I want to use TechNet to download Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 to two virtual machines. I am not familiar with ...
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2k views

Can't access a user profile as administrator?

I am trying to copy the complete user profile of an old XP pc to a new computer. I want to copy the entire profile as I have to get rid of the older PC quite soon, and would sort through the files at ...
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1answer
316 views

How to ensure Windows server can share Windows client Clipboard

Clients are Windows XP, Servers are 2003 and 2008. Despite the option to share clipboard always being checked, occasionally the clipboard will not be shared between the two sessions. I can ctrl-c and ...
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2answers
698 views

XP cant access Active Directory (System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x8007203A): The server is not operational at )

I have the problem that I cannot access Active Directory from a Windows XP SP3 machine. The server is a Windows Server 2008 R2. I could access AD from my Windows 7 and other machines, but XP won't ...
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2answers
137 views

Windows Permissions - correct permissions for user documents

I am having problems with my user documents folders. We store all our userdocs folders on a windows server 2008 file server. As domain admin I can see the different usersdocs folders, but without ...
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1answer
69 views

Microsoft Exchange mail features and AD question

I wanted to ask is there a feature that allows Microsoft Exchange to download emails through POP3 from another mail provider like Google Apps (Gmail for your own domain), then store it and allowing ...
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1answer
261 views

Move/migrate vbox virtual machine to another computer along with snapshots

I have sun virtualbox(2.2) installed on windows xp and I've some VMs(ubuntu server) running with many snapshots . How do I move virtualbox VDIs along with all the snapshots to new windows system?. I ...
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1answer
934 views

Missing Home Folder XP Clients 2008R2 Domain

We just completed a migration from Server 2003 to Server 2008R2. Everything seems to have gone well except that many of our desktops have stopped mapping the Home Folder as set in Active Directory. ...
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754 views

Migrate windows xp to windows 2008 server

What I'm going to ask here is very difficult for system analyst's like me to do and is generally done by experts. In my office, I'm running windows xp as a server(ofcourse it's a client os). It has ...
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406 views

Is there a Pre-deployment Windows Workstation Verification Program?

When deploying machines in our enterprise we run through a series of checks before deployment. Some of these include: Verify required files and folders have been copied to the computer Verify all ...
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1answer
152 views

number of RDP sessions on windows server

Hey, Sorry if this is a dupe. I looked but google was spammed with registry-hack answers. I need to have multiple users able to RDP into a computer on out LAN. Windows XP/7 seem to only allow one ...
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2k views

GPO startup script not copying files

I created a GPO startup script to execute for computers in a specific AD container. The script takes a file from the AD netlogon share and places it on a directory on the computer. Given the right ...