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Windows still thinks profiles are mandatory even when they are not

A couple of weeks ago, we experimented with mandatory profiles for users, but due to some issues with one piece of software, we had to revert back to roaming profiles. However, even though the ntuser ...
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Pinpointing source of clock inaccuracy

I am having a huge problem with the clock on a Windows XP machine. Whether getting its time from the domain controller using w32time and an ntp server (PDC) / client, from a GPS clock directly using ...
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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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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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PKI user certificate credential roaming works on Windows 7, but not on XP SP3

We have implemented credential roaming for user certificates on our domain. Everything is set up per Technet in Certification Authority and Group Policy. User certificates are roaming correctly, but ...
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How can I wait to the close of the uninstall panel in windows 7 from batch file?

I have simple batch file : @echo off call "c:\windows\system32\appwiz.cpl" echo "Done" On Windows XP, this batch launche the uninstall panel of windows, and block the execution until the use close ...
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%systemroot%\system32\GroupPolicy gone

DC Win2012, Client XP I have a couple of problems getting GPOs applied - well, they show up as getting applied (gpresult) but the software i tried to deploy didnt got deployed. I enabled userenv-...
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Windows XP cannot join (samba) domain

I've a setup with Samba 3.4.7 on Ubuntu 10.04 running as Primary Domain Controller for the network. [Almost] everything works fine, except for a single Windows XP computer which cannot join the ...
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Computer management, Access denied only on win XP VMs

This may take a few lines to setup, so bear with me. My company runs vmware, mix of win xp and win 7 VMs. My tech group have admin rights throughout the domain. We're having some scanning issues ...
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Windows XP / Server 2012 HTTPS decryption issues

I have an issue with an application I've been developing that makes web requests over SSL to a local server VM with IIS 8 installed (Windows Server 2012). So far all the other requests in the ...
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Network connection from Windows XP to Unix Samba share slow

When I connect from Windows XP to a Unix Samba share, I can do it fast, if I take only user and password. If I take "Server IP\user" and password, it takes 15 seconds more to connect. The server IP is ...
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Dr. Watson Woes

A Windows XP box on my network gets slammed with memory exception errors from two of Microsoft's Dr. Watson debugger processes if the machine is left idle for more than 15 minutes in the Welcome ...
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IE: Cannot disable Settings button under Browsing history via group policy

Windows XP Pro SP3, IE8 (8.0.6001.18702), within local gpedit.msc I did the below: User Config/Admin Temp/Windows Comp/IE enabled: disable changing temporary internet file settings User Config/...
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Slow Starting DHCP Client Service - HP Thin Clients

We have recently began adding XPe thin clients to our domain in preperation for a new citrix environment. One thing that has been picked up on in testing is that they appear slow to boot. The issue ...
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Windows XP VM on VMWare ESXi 4.1 “pausing” / blocked occasionally

We have an issue with Windows XP SP3 VMs on VMWare ESXi 4.1.0 (the free version): They sometimes seem to "pause" for several minutes. This happens rarely (maybe once a week per VM, we don't always ...
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Disabling all write (cd burning) permissions for a specific group of users on all CD/DVD drives mounted in Windows XP Pro SP3

I want all users within 'Restricted' user group (Windows XP Professional SP3) to be able to read from CDs/DVDs they insert. I don't want these users to be able to burn any CDs/DVDs using CDRW/DVDRW ...
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“hkcu\volatile environment” missing, hkcu\environment not read

This question is very similar to this one. Suddenly, my "HKCU\Volatile Environment" keys disappeared, and my system no longer reads HKCU\Environment unless I reset it explicitly using SETX (which I ...
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What could cause a group of machines to fail loading secure web pages only when assigned certain IP addresses?

I have about 20 cloned machines running Windows XP Pro SP3. Three of the computers are experiencing an issue where clicking the 'Proceed to checkout' button from the amazon.com shopping cart causes ...
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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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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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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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Windows Server 2003 R2 SIS Groveler start error

Hi I have a Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 running and I need to have a WDS with mixed mode so I can deploy Windows 7 & Windows XP images. I went to setup the first image and after the wizard was done ...
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Group Policy Preferences File Association on older Clients

I have a GPP for file association aka "open with". It works as expected on Server2008/Win7 but does nothing on Server2003/WinXP that has both the GPP Client KB943729 and GPP hotfix KB982051 installed. ...
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Can I Override Multicast Address for One Specific Destination IP?

I have a Windows XP machine that is fitted with two Network cards. One card is used to access the company network and internet and its IP is assigned by DHCP whilst the second has a fixed IP and is ...
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Fail to install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows XP Embedded

I've a XP Embedded device on which I tried to install the Full 3.5 Framework (not the Compact one) but doesn't work because the size of the hard disk drive is to small (only ~200MB left). 1) Can I "...
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Causes for quick logon / logoff on Server 2003 domain?

I was browsing through my security audit logs today and I noticed a few users that have a 540 logon success and then a rapid 538 logoff (and by rapid I mean the user logs off anywhere between 1 - 30 ...
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VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit) Odd Problem

I managed to successfully install VMWare Workstation 6.5.5 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit). It works well and somehow feels faster and snappier than the same exact version on Ubuntu 8.04. However, ...
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Group Policy Screensaver's

Recently my company has decided that you must have the company wallpaper and screensaver. I have created two GPO's to do this applying to users within the domain, the first GPO applies the wallpaper ...
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WebDav Excel 2010 on WinXP

I'm experiencing a problem accessing WebDav directory with Excel 2010 - all files open in read-only mode. I have no problems doing the same with Excel 2003. Any ideas?
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Win 7 Remote Desktop connection failure when already logged in

I have a bit of a strange problem, magnified recently by my broadband dropouts. I wasn't sure whether to post this on SU or SF, so I thought I'd start here as more users would be likely to know what ...
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HP Officejet 4500 G510n-z Not Showing up in Remote Desktop (Terminal Services)

I installed this printer on a windows XP machine. First using the wireless option, and later using USB. In both cases when I connect to my other computer (also Windows XP) via terminal services and ...
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Problem with MSDE 2000 5 minute keepalive over ISDN

We have a SQL Server transactionally pushing replicate data to an MSDE 2000 SP3a subscriber over ISDN. Prior to a recent upgrade to bring us to the MSDE 2000 level we pushed to MSDE 1. We are finding ...
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How to best utilise shared drive with Windows Search 4.0

We have a Windows Server 2003 server acting as a file server, and have installed Windows Search 4.0 on it. The entire share structure is locked down so different people can access different folders. ...
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Roaming profiles Win2K8 and deployed printers

I am having an issue with deployed printers using group policy and the 2008 print server. The print server is actually 2 servers setup in a failover cluster (server 2k8 x64) running a print server as ...
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Windows XP Network Drive Error 1351

my scenario: 20 Windows (XP/7) Clients one XP file server two Linux (Suse 9,10) Samba File servers new Samba Domain Controller (Zentyal) So, the Client PCs all were in a workgroup "blabla", where ...
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DisableAutoDaylightTimeSet registry change doesn't work on WinXP

I have some PC's in my domian and they have windows xp .I'm trying to uncheck automatically adjust clock for daylight saving changes box from registry . I added the following key ...
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Win XP not saving mapped drive to Samba - Reconnect at login is ticked

I have Windows XP SP3 and Samba 3.6. From Windows Explorer I go Tools > Map network Drive and create a connection to my server (//server/share`), ticking the Reconnect at login box. All works fine, ...
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Qemu - Reduce virtual disk size

I have a problem trying to reduce a virtual machine's disk. The host is CentOS 6.5 and the guest is Windows XP. The size of the virtual drive is 250GB, but I want it smaller. How can I do that? ...
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i tried to register netshell.dll failed in windows xp

I cannot open my localconnection's properties, so I tried to register the netshell.dll file, but got a dllregisterserver failed, return code is 0x80020009 error. When I used regsvr32 netshell.dll /u, ...
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Tls1.0 between client and server Windows not working

I am trouble getting TLS 1.0 working between a client, which is a Windows Xp machine and a server, which is a Server 2008 R2. On the server the event log shows the message saying that TLS 1.0 ...
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Why does Windows XP run applications from network shares so much more quickly than Windows 7?

I have multiple clients that run all sorts of (mostly badly-designed) software off network shares. The design of the software is such that it's intended to do so - the server runs the database locally ...
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Kerberos Authenticator Encryption Type NULL

So, I've been working on a SSO enabled XMPP application on our network for a couple weeks. I have 95% of the bugs worked out, and everything is running smoothly. The problem is that I have a couple ...
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sccm 2007 agent fail to install on windows xp client machine even after manually tried to install agent

We have about 1000 client machine with XP SP3 in our network. As you know Microsoft stopped supporting XP. now we cant install SCCM 2007 agent on our xp machines remotely. because windows update ...
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Windows registry settings do not take effect on IE 8

I am running Internet Excplorer version 8.0.6001 on Windows XP SP3. I want to change the default search engine for IE without using the user interface. So, I modified these registries: ...
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net view displays only my own computer

On Windows 7, I run net view. But only my own machine is displayed whereas I am supposed to see 8 others computers. However, the ping to those computers adrresses works fine. Why net view does not ...
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How can i get Windows XP 64bit pro to recognise memory?

Looking for some help. We have a computer running Windows XP Pro 64bit SP2 (supported till April lol). It is dealing with lots of video feeds in our organisation and it only had 4gig of ram. So in my ...
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aix to xp with crossover, ping from xp works, ping from aix doesn't work

I'm in the process of removing a legacy system from the network and trying to connect an xp client machine directly to the AIX server, so as to still have access to the legacy application. I ...
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Windows XP VPN server with Ubuntu client

I'm trying to setup VPN connection to Windows XP server with a static public IP address from my Ubuntu machine. VPN used is standart windows built-in PPTP. I have got problem when connecting. Here is ...
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RDP problems after shutdown-restart

I have two computers both with Windows XP SP3 Pro and two network cards. Everything it's linked as described below: PC named A, has 1 expansion network card Intel Pro 1000 with IP set to 10.0.0.1 ...
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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 ...