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How can I know if someone change the default gateway on an XP or 7 client?

I want to keep a track who is changing the default gateway of any Client PC running Windows XP or Windows 7. Is this in a log anywhere? If not, how can I track or log this event?
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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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Deny Default-Gateway changing rights to local Administrator

Is there any method to deny changing Default - Gateway ip-address to local Administrator?. I have around 10 Helpdesk Engineer for better Troubleshooting on Client PC, i have included there domain ...
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Deactivate Win XP SP3

I'm attempting to deactivate a Windows XP SP3 install in order to test configuration scripts. I've tried to modify the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\Current ...
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Configuring ZenOSS to monitor CPU load

I'm trying test out monitoring tools for a network at work with a coworker but neither of us have ever used an sort of monitoring tools before. Currently we are experimenting with ZenOSS and having ...
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Cannot access Windows 7 share from Windows XP

I have a new Windows 7 machine named PAP44 in the PAP workgroup. The networking is set to "Work" mode for the wired LAN. I have a couple of users and I've shared a folder and set it so both users can ...
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How to find out what RDP sessions I'm currently logged in to?

Is there a quick way to find out which servers I'm currently remoted in to? I'm running Windows XP on my computer, and I've closed all my rdp windows but didn't log off, and I'd like to know if there ...
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Event Log time when Computer Start up / boot up

Client OS - Window XP Domain Controller:- Window server 2008 Standard R2 I had one Window XP system, i want to find out when the system has started or boot ( at what time and at which date ). I ...
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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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Connect Outlook to our Exchange Server 2003 over the Internet

We have a one mail server here on site running Exchange 2003, however we are part of a large exchange group - there are some 10 outlook mail servers around the world and we are just one of the ...
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How do I create a symbolic link to a UNC Path in Windows XP

I have a workstation with Windows XP and I need to make a symbolic link or mount a UNC Path like a local Drive. I need the same behavior that produces M-Daemon tools when you mount an .iso File but ...
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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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How can I have 2 users working on the same PC at the same time

I have a pc/machine that has its own ip address and it can be connected to by certain external PC's through our firewall. User A has a RDP connection from say Germany directly to the PC - his ip ...
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Windows XP autostart process as administrator

I am looking for a way with which i can autostart a certain program on logon of a user with user-rights with administrator-rights. I already tried using task scheduler but it didn't work out because ...
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Terminal services: can't connect to remote computer

I am sometimes getting the following error when attempting to RDP to another machine on a LAN: What is the likely cause of this? It only happens sometimes.
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Registry Changes not being saved

I've been looking at a couple of customer machines and trying to figure out why registry changes aren't being persisted when the machine is powercycled (powerloss etc). These machines aren't on a ...
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Office 2007 Installer Not Logging When Run During Startup Script

I'm using a startup script to deploy Microsoft Office 2007 Standard. It's not working quite right and I'm trying to find logging information for it. Unfortunately, no log is being generated by setup. ...
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Is there an objective way to measure slowness of PC/WINDOWS?

We've a lot of users that usually complain about that his PC is "slow". (we use win XP). We usually check startup programs, virus, fragmentation, disk health and common problems that causes slowness ...
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Logon script does not run for all users

We have a standalone common-use workstation running Windows XP Pro SP3 and have created a script using Javascript (scriptname.js) that is to be run for each user. The file was added as a user logon ...
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Print Preview Blank IE8

On a Windows XP, in IE8 print preview always appears completely blank except for header information. I can open the generated temp file in firefox and print it from there. I have tried browsing ...
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Connect Xp pro to samba domain controller

I was recently given the job of network and systems administrator. I was given the task of creating a server for our small office network. I went with ubuntu server 11.10 because of the cost factor. ...
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Why does windows (file) explorer try to connect to port 80 (http) instead just using smb?

Background: On an almost freshly installed pc I get a message along the lines of : "windows cannot find some-file-server-name. Check the spelling and try again"... when trying to access any ...
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280 views

What application is used to run cmd scripts?

I am creating an application whitelist in a local group policy and need to be able to run cmd script files. Simply adding cmd.exe, wscript.exe, or cscript.exe to the whitelist does not effect ...
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Permissions for Windows XP and ssh

I have Windows XP with browsershots installed on it, which is used to generate automatic screenshots from different webpages. Additionally I've installed there cygwin with sshd and enabled option ...
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Disable (or switch off) a network interface on windows but keep the “plug and play”

I'm looking for a good workaround to do this on Windows 7 and Windows XP: Disable or make ineffective the network interface (ETH, WIFI, any NIC). If the user connect his ETH cable, the network ...
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Strange connectivity issues between workstations and Servers

I have a situation whereby there are 3 sites. Site a - User site Site b - User site Site c - datacentre Site a can talk to site c fine Site b can not talk to everything in site C In particular, ...
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Setting up a Remote Gateway to service computer network

I have a network over about 20 computers that need to be maintained from a remote location. Would the best way be to setup software from say LogMeIn on one of the systems and then configure all the ...
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Change login screen behavior to ignore Enter key?

We are running a Windows domain environment with many PCs that are running Windows XP. Users log on to the PCs with their domain user. Many users attempt to login, enter their username but then hit ...
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Install old c hard drive as secondary drive in other computer [closed]

I am planning on taking a c hard drive from a computer I am no longer using and adding it to another computer as a secondary hard drive for more space. The old computer was windows vista and the ...
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User control with Active Directory on Windows 2003

We have a problem with users downloading applications, installing, playing games, and other such unwelcome activities. Is it possible to use Windows 2003 to control the user's desktops? I've seen it ...
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488 views

XP software restrictions policy, disable message dialog every time software is restricted.

I have created some "Additional Rules", in "Software Restriction Policies". The rules work as expected, but I get a dialog message box every time they disallow the specified application. How can I ...
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Server hardware access from PHP scripts in Apache over UNC network path

I have a Windows XP Pro server running Apache 2.2, which is configured with an Alias /p that points to a UNC network path (//server/projects). Apache runs under the user Apache, which (as part of some ...
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How should I manage restructuring of server-based directory structure accessed by many clients?

I have been asked for input on the following problem. Some 100+ people are accessing files in a deep directory structure. The clients are all Windows XP. I'm not sure about the server side, but it's ...
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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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“IIS Admin Service is Disabled” Error When IIS Admin Is Running

Issue: I am trying to start the Default Website on IIS, but I am getting the following error: As you can see, it says that IIS Admin is disabled, when it is actually running. Question: Is there ...
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Error: “Currently no logon servers available” while connected via crossover and using built-in Admin

A "client" system and a "server" system are connected via crossover cable. The "client" is running Windows Server 2003, and the "server" is running Windows XP Pro SP3. The client and server ping ...
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How to automate driver installation from .exe

I need to create an image which upon its first boot detects the graphics card type and installs the appropriate drivers before taking the next steps. This means I need to automate the installation ...
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Link Domains/Subdomains to folders in a PC Server? [closed]

My PC has a configuration to work as a server. It has quad core processor with 8GB RAM. So I made it a server. Now i want to know, how can I link the domain names to various folders in my WAMP. At ...
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Why does one system take so much more time to “apply personal settings” when it boots?

The story is that I have one server (Windows 2003 server) and 10 systems with XP Professional. I have a local area connection to connect them all. I also have DNS on the server and systems logon on ...
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Add a new scheduled task from command line with “wake the computer to run this task” on

I'm trying to add a scheduled task to start every day at a fixed hour even if the computer is in sleep mode. In the Windows Scheduled Tasks Manager UI, there is a check-box labeled "Wake the computer ...
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How to change default gateway on XP VPN connection?

When I connect to an XP VPN the default gateway for the connection is the IP address of the VPN server machine. I think this is the reason I cannot connect to the internet via the VPN. How do I ...
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Sysprep'd computer takes ages to apply GPO

On a domain, a Windows XP computer had problems. So I placed fresh sysprepped image on that computer. Using Sysprep mini-setup, I keep the same computer name, then I added that computer on the ...
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10 connections limit for share on XP [closed]

The scenario is as follows: Several users are working on local files ( each has its own file ). In the end all of them submit these files and they are copied into common shared folder. If this share ...
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how to start scheduling tasks

"How to start a different task when other task stops" in windows xp.By using task scheduler it has to happen. either programmetically or through command line.
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Windows XP not mapping drives after logging into a windows 7 PC

Bit of background. We map out network drives via GPO. This works fine for both XP and windows 7 clients. The GPO’s are served by a Win2008R2 DC. I have a user that has to works in 2 departments. The ...
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share folder on Win 2003 with XP machine not in the domain

We have 2003 Sever R2, a folder is shared with many win 7 machines in the domain, I want to share the folder with an xp machine that is not in the domain, When I open the folder from the xp machine, ...
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ADMIN$ and other shares not working remotely on XP machines

I'm trying to use ADMT to migrate several XP machines to a new domain and the utility (nor command line) is able to access the admin$ share or any drive share. I've added the required registry key ...
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Copying compressed files from Server 2008 R2 network share to XP client via VPN fails

At the first sight the question looks similar to this one. I have experienced an odd behavior while trying to copy a certain file from Windows Server 2008 R2 network share to Windows XP Professional ...
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windows 2003 domain and windows xp

I had to move a computer account from one OU to another OU for the settings to be same as with other computers in the OU. After the computer account was moved to other domain, i reset the computer ...
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How to add a shutdown script (not by using gpedit.msc or active directory)?

I have created a script I want to deploy on my XP workstations as a shutdown script. I know I can add my script as a shutdown script with the UI (gpedit.msc), but I want to automate the deployment of ...