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Execute bat file via php on a local network to run on any PC connected

I have a web app which runs on a local server (XAMPP)...its on a computer (PC1) which serve as a server..other computers are connected to the same wireless network and can run the web app also from ...
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powershell to edit applicationhost.config [closed]

How do I manipulate the applicationHost.config file via powershell
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Event id 4227 tcp/ip warnings on Windows 7

We're deploying a new image out to the field, and we're seeing tcp/ip event id 4227 warnings periodically throughout the day (1-3 a day). The event message reads as follows: TCP/IP failed to ...
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Open Vpn is connected in Windows 8.1 pro but ip is not changed [closed]

I run openvpn-gui as administrator. I got assigned ip from the server but my ip is not changed. any idea why?
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Authentication broken after update to Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I recently upgraded both of our project's domain controllers from 2008 to 2008 R2. Everything went smoothly except afterwards our IIS website isn't authenticating users. Is there a KCD issue I'm ...
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How to cache internet content using Windows Server 2012? TMG not compatible

I am surprised because TMG 2010 is not compatible with Windows Server 2012, and there is no other product to replace it. So, I want to cache internet content in a Windows Server 2012 to accelerate ...
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Windows 2008 - 40 GB inaccessible space, used by system. Where?

i created a copy of the system in a VMWare Virual Machine (v7), size is 7.11 Go compressed, 70 Go uncompressed (sorry system is in french !) log in: adminstrateur & password: T3st ...
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NTP can't synchronise

Okay so I tried syncing a windows clients clock to the ubuntu ntp server i just set up, but it gets a time out, when trying. So I went on the ubuntu server and looked at syslog: Apr 10 13:15:01 ...
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net-snmp istallation through command line [closed]

I want to install net-snmp through command line from source code in Windows 7 and downloaded all related softwares,set path also but i am getting a error when will try to execute command for build ...
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Run php exec function to stop windows services

I have written a web program in php that needs to stop a windows service and start's it when run like this: exec('net stop spooler'); //to stop printer spooler exec('net start spooler'); //to start ...
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Locked myself out from C by accident [closed]

It's been a long work day and at the end in a half asleep state I made a huge mistake. By accident I locked the entire Administrators group out from accessing C. It was basically a misclick, because I ...
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Multiple Print Queues for 1 printer

I have a large amount of network printers that were setup with ridiculous names that mean nothing. Since our users are very hesistant to change, I'd like to create a second print queue for each ...
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Prints sent to redirected remote desktop printers do not print

I have an HP Photosmart 7510 printer attached to my workstation (Windows 8.1 x64) that is functioning properly. I RDP into a 2012 R2 x64 server and print a simple string from notepad.exe to the ...
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Windows 8.1 Suddenly Ignores Hosts File [migrated]

Good evening. After hours of research regarding the given topic and no working results until now I came here. I know that the problem of ignored hosts files on Windows platforms is a known issue. ...
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enable ip forward with specific port

I have two servers the first one under Linux (Amazon Linux) server with two network card eth0 (IP 1.1.1.1), and eth1 (IP 2.2.2.2), and the second one under Windows server 2008 R2 (IP 3.3.3.3 install ...
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How to create User Group in Windows Desktop with limited permission? [closed]

I got the below request from a team. Please share your ideas/links on how to implement this. Currently there are 2 groups - Group A and Group B. Group B - part of Administrators group. Group A - Has ...
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Get User Rights Assignment values in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI

I'd like to get all the values of User Rights Assignment in Local Computer Setting using VBScript and WMI. Is there a way I can do this with VBScript and WMI? Thanks.
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Windows GPO Software Restrictions Policy not working with %TEMP% variable

I'm trying to put in some meagre additional malware prevention measures, by restricting the execution of *.exe in a handful of locations -- in particular, the temporary folders that various ...
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Setup directory links in user SFTP root directory with copSSH on Windows

I'm trying to configure copSSH to allow a specific user to access several folders on the C drive. However, if I create simple directory symlinks (using mklink /d), then the SFTP clinet can't get into ...
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How do I connect multiple subnets together?

I am not a networks expert, I have a basic knowledge of networking. In my workplace I have 3 dsl routers with different subnets (192.168.0.0, 192.168.1.0, 192.168.2.0). They are connected to a ...
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Duplicated domain admin user profile?

Our domain admin logon on PCs or Servers used to have only one profile located on c:\users\administrator Somehow, now we got a duplicated profile called c:\users\administrator.domain Does ...
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How can I secure a Windows Server from brute force attacks? [closed]

We are continuously getting SSH, Sql Server and ftp requests and may be more, on few of our Web Servers... We managed to work on ftp by installing filezilla and configuring autoban ip after failed ...
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Windows File Shares inside an Organisation [closed]

I came across to a security weakness that potentially can put information at risk in my organisation. Whenever I access other's computer in the network through the command: \\192.168.20.4\c$ I ...
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Permissions for Start/Stop Services on Windows (2008R2)

On a Windows Server (2008R2 or before), where can I find the permissions (allow/deny) who can actually start/stop services? Not to change the credentials which should be used by the service - just ...
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Task Scheduler Crashing MMC

I've been getting errors whenever I try to run the task scheduler for Windows 2008 R2. Each time that I've tried running it, the task scheduler will crash and report the following: Problem signature: ...
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How to make psql completion with Windows?

There is a completion function by the psql command of Cygwin or UNIX There is not the function in psql for a Windows native. How to make psql completion with Windows? may be need readline!?
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CentOS 7 doesn't recognize new Active Directory accounts/settings

I joined a CentOS 7 system to a Windows domain by syncing the time with the DC and running realm join --user=admin@mydomain.local mydomain.local. This allowed me to authenticate my login to the CentOS ...
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How do I determine what the Windows Installer (msiexec) is doing?

After rolling out a new software package, I'm seeing high CPU usage on machines. One process that seems to be really active is msiexec, which really shouldn't be running. I'm watching it in process ...
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In Windows 7, why can't I use perfmon against a remote server?

I am on Windows 7 and trying to run perfmon against Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 servers. I am running into the same issue with all remote machines. When creating a data collector set, I specify a ...
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options for storing relatively large amount of data [closed]

I'm currently doing a bit of research for a multinational company, as part of my thesis. Truth be told, I'm more of a software/programmer kind of guy, so I'm not quite in my element here. My question ...
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windows server 2008 R2 Standard - Stop Anonymous Logon

On Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard ED. We have tons of ANONYMOUS LOGON logged under Event Viewer How to stop this ? How to disable ANONYMOUS LOGON ? Copy of messagge: An account was successfully ...
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How can we insert multiple keys into a registry folder without using 3rd party tools? [on hold]

To insert multiple keys into a registry folder (e.g. Computer\HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\....\....), I basically have to manually right click → New → Key for each key. This can get annoying and ...
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Freeradius TLS cetificate(win 7 and previous)

I'm configuring FreeRADIUS 2.2.6. I use TLS because TTLS is not supported by windows 7. With Windows 8.1 the WiFi connection works very well without installing certificate With Windows 7 and ...
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how to get MAC address of remote computer

I have specific situation. I want to get MAC address from a remote computer, which is not in domain. I know the hostname and IP address of the remote computer. The IP Address of my computer is ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 Backup

We have deployed Windows Server 2012R2, which by using the Windows Server Backup was backup on the drives connected from SAN. SAN disks connected through multiple paths using Windows Multipath-IO. ...
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PowerShell - How to activate Windows CAPI2 Eventlog?

I want to activate the CAPI2 (microsoft/windows/capi2) Eventlog with PowerShell. How can I activate the CAPI2 Eventlog? I do not have a solution with PowerShell. But I´m sure there is a solution with ...
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How to dump process in Windows Server 2008

I want to dump memory of windows process using just command line and without 3rd party tools. Is that possible if we assume that all necessary privileges aquired. Maybe it is possible to do using ...
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Windows 2003/2008 terminal server, Application using 95-100% CPU when crashed, auto kill process?

We are currently hosting two terminal servers for our users to connect to via Citrix Metaframe. One of the applications we host there is an inhouse application that was programmed a long time ago, ...
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What are the minimum permissions to read the WMI class 'MSSerial_PortName'?

I am configuring a local application user (part of BUILTIN\Users) on a Windows 7 kiosk. The kiosk has a special USB device running on a virtual COM port. The user needs permission to read the WMI ...
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How do you find what process is holding a file open in Windows?

One thing that annoys me no end about Windows is the old "sharing violation" error. Often you can't identify what's holding it open. Usually it's just an editor or explorer just pointing to a relevant ...
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Missing “Machine Key” in IIS manager

A number of guides on setting the ASP.NET machineKey via the IIS manager tell me to open up the "Machine Key" section in the Feature View, for example:             My ...
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Error 4673 audit failure filling security logs

I have an isolated desktop computer in my office that I run weekly security audits on. I check the logs for odd behavior then export and clear them out. The logs are filled with "Audit failure ...
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How to run services under local service accounts on domain controllers

I changed the user under which the WinRM service runs on one of my DCs. I'm trying to change it back to Network Service but as a DC doesn't have local accounts available, the only location I can ...
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Hyper V host not showing in dhcp server client table, but guest is

So I've got Hyper V running on windows 8.1. I configured an external virtual switch which uses my wifi physical card. So I get a virtual adapter that gets its ip from my dhcp server (e3000 router). ...
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Openwith.exe in process list multiple times unknown why

I know this is related to finding a program to use in win8+. I'm trying to migrate a server application from a 2008 R1 server to win2012 R2. Is there a way I can figure out where the openwith.exe ...
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File upload permissions issue on Windows Server 2008 R2 IIS 7.5 PHP 5.3 with Drupal v.7.26

I have website on Drupal version: 7.26 OS on server is Windows Server 2008 R2 Web server $_SERVER["SERVER_SOFTWARE"]: Microsoft-IIS/7.5 Server API: CGI/FastCGI Core PHP Version: 5.3.28 file_uploads: ...
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Getting Group Policy identifier in PowerShell

Some of our computers have a random "local group policy" being set that forces them to check a nonexistent intranet server for Windows Updates instead of using WU over the internet as they should. ...
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Manage Intel RAID in Windows

I have a box with Intel C600 Series Chipset SATA RAID Controller. Three RAID1 sets were configured at built time and Windows 2008 Server was installed on one of the RAID sets. The box has been ...
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Power shell script to fetch disk space on all servers in timely intervals

I got a Powershell script from here which will export Disk Space usage to html file. I want the scritp to give usage in timely intervals say each 15 mins or 30 mins. is there any way we can mod this ...
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Win 8.1 WDS deployment - Computer DNS Name Incorrect after image process

I imaged a computer using WDS services. We have created an ImageUnattend file to answer all the necessary info. The Image process finishes, the computer has joined our domain "KATYISD.ORG". I can ...