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How can I get Windows to forget it had antivirus installed?

We purchased a networking and software solution for PCI compliance: TrustWave. We started to install the antivirus but realized that it was not required on the machines it was being installed on and ...
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Enabling IIS in windows 10 for local testing purpose [closed]

I just wanted to use IIS on Windows 10 for hosting the application on the development computer for testing purpose. I know this can be done by "Turn on Windows Features on or Off", but I do not know ...
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Windows Firewall causing connection throttling

I have an application running on Win8.1 (or WinServer2012, it makes no difference) that provides two HTTP server listeners in separate processes (one using HTTP.SYS via .NET HttpListener, the other ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Standard Windows Update Error 800072EFE

Hyper-V vms running Windows Update error on Windows 2012 R2 Standard, all having error in updating Windows since installation. Code 800072EFE Have tried the suggestions as I googled. E.g. DSIM ...
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Adding DNS entry with SBS2011

I would like to enter a SPF entry on our DNS server. The Microsoft help page is broken for some time and I don't have a clue on what I have to do on my own ( it doesn't seem it's as easy as adding a ...
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How can I track when a program is used and by who when there is only one user account in Windows 7? [closed]

We have a microscope that our students are able to schedule exclusive time with. It's becoming obvious that some have requested time and then never show up. This frustrates a lot of others who are ...
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Fully fleshing out a local user account added via command line

I am working at a customer site commissioning a bunch of Windows 7 systems that were just delivered. The systems were imaged with a basic setup that included all of the main software needed for the ...
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Windows Server on domain, log on with domain user or local server account?

I have two servers set up, one is as active directory, and the other I am still configuring. On the server that is connected to the domain controller, should I be logging in as the local Administrator ...
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Remove “OneDrive” from path in onedrive folder [closed]

I'm trying to setup a simple backup solution for a small office of a few people. We have a windows server with two disks in Raid 1 (mirrored) for saving files that can be reached both in office and ...
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why did my laptop screen go white? [migrated]

today I was working on my Samsung NP300E5E Laptop, and the screen suddenly turned white, I tried to reboot, it was still white, I couldn't see bios or anything, except it showed the Samsung logo (the ...
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MDT 2013, Offline Media, cannot install to unformatted disk

Has anyone experienced this? Recently I recreated our MDT environment from MDT 2012 to MDT 2013 U2. When I create an offline media, the installation process fails just after the "Format and Partition ...
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web sites on different servers, but want all sites accessible over port 80 and 443

I have two web servers behind a router: 1 line of business web app/site (Windows) and 1 LAMP/web dev server with multiple sites/projects (apache with vhosts, own domains, etc.). So far to access web ...
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Does Always On in Sql Server 2016 work better with Windows Server 2016?

I am interested in using Sql Server 2016's upgraded Always On features. But my DBA has said that these features work better with Windows Server 2016. He suggested waiting for Windows Server 2016 to ...
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Apply GPO when computer Starts ouside network

On our network Notebooks can be powered on outside the network (home) and then connected to VPN after user logs in. Some GPOs, for instance Drive Maps and other things don't get applied when the ...
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'Secondary Logon' and User Group Policy

I'm working with a system (2008R2 + Windows 7) that requires some machines to run with 'group accounts' (single user ID for multiple people) due to a requirement have certain software displays up 24/7....
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Add a WSD print via group policy

I have a new wsd capable printer. Users can just discover it on the local network and add it and it works great. How can I push this out to these users with a GPO- so they don't have to discover the ...
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Failure to resolve internal domain names

I have two domains that are accessible just fine outside my network. However, within the network: One fails to resolve if the "www" prefix is omitted, but resolves if it is included. The other fails ...
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Load Balancing Using mod_proxy

I am new to Apache and trying to set up load balancing using mod_proxy. For that I installed three tomcat instances and apache 2.4. Everything is installed on my Windows laptop. Here is the ...
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Adding snapshoting capability to a QA lab made of pyshical machines

Due to the nature of our application we can't run and test it on virtualization. I would like to have the ability to revert to a previous clean state and (if possible) have some kind of snapshoting (...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 sometimes fails to boot (or shut down?) - stuck at spinner

Our Windows Server 2012 R2 VMware virtual machines have scheduled tasks defined to reboot them weekly using shutdown.exe /r and some of these servers fail to restart some of the time. When I connect ...
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Server 2012 (NOT R2) RDC/RDP session limits from ad user account not applied

We use Server 2012 (NOT R2) RemoteApp with one session broker and multiple session Host Servers. Within the Server Manager its possible so set different values for each collection of remoteapps but ...
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Websites not resolving for SOME users

I have some websites that are not resolving for SOME users using a certain internet provider. Two of the websites are on totally different servers. If people try to get to the websites from their ...
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how to find the exact windows service that shows up as System [closed]

I installed the latest nginx on widows 7 enterprise. got an error "nginx: [emerg] bind() to 0.0.0.0:80 failed (10013: An attempt was made to access a socket in a way forbidden by its access ...
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Unable to connect two PC's in a private Network [closed]

I have the following setting: VM1 (VMNET10 - private, without any other connection to the host system or the internet) VM2 (VMNET10 - same here ;)) Now i want to connect each other. I can ping ...
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Merge partition with EFI in the middle (Windows)

I bought a Chuwi Hi12 tablet. It's a double boot windows+android 64gb tablet. I don't need the Android part, so I would like to merge the Android space to the C: drive. But: there's a "SYSTEM" "EFI ...
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Skip login screen on boot of Windows Server on EC2

I want to be able to spin up a new machine and immediately VNC into it without having to enter a username or password. I've made a User-Script that starts a TightVNC server on boot, but when I ...
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Caching system on each host on a local network to improve file access

I'm in a team where we work on different projects located on a file server. Each project is in a specific folder. Here the network architecture we use today: The problem is that some person are ...
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Recover from a deleted account that was used to install AD LDS [closed]

AD LDS was installed on a standalone Windows 2012 R2 server using a windows admin account named: adlds-admin However, that account has since been deleted by mistake. AD LDS is running fine. We ...
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How to Delete Orphaned Domain

I am trying to remove child domain from parent domain therefore follow below link http://myblogs-amit.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-remove-default-trust_13.html Step01 to Step04 Successfully done but ...
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How to enable NumLock on Windows 7/8/10 logon screen with GPO

I am currently migrating my company to Active Directory. Because my boss has enforced strong passwords, everyone needs to type at least one digit to log on their computers. Some of them have the ...
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How do I shrink a Win Srv 2k12R2 disk in VMWare ESXi 6.0?

I have a virtual Win Srv 2k12R2 running with 250GB on "D:\", but I need to shrink it to free some space in my storage. I want to resize it to 100GB. From what I learnt on the webz, I'd have to use ...
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How to change IE settings on Win 10 without opening IE to remove safebrowsing.biz malware? [duplicate]

I've got safebrowsing.biz on my Windows 10 that changed home page on Internet Explorer to point to the above website that immediately take over with multiple popups that prevent me from changing IE ...
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How to make git forget my credentials

I am using GIT in windows. The repository stores my credentials and uses it for manipulating remote directory. For security reasons, I want to manually enter my credentials every time I do ...
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Can I manage sudoers from Open Directory?

I have configured Open Directory & integrated it with Microsoft Active Directory so that the users sync with Open Directory. Now I want to manage sudo commands from Open Directory. Is this ...
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vbs to detect usb drive and run some commands [closed]

I have two scripts. Both are within the same folder on the hard disk. The "vbs" call "bat" to detect usb to run some commands. I want to incorporate the function of selecting the usb to vbs. Thanks ...
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Find Computer in AD from non-joined Windows 7

I have a powershell script we use for several things, when a new computer has been installed with Windows 7. We also use it on Windows 10, and it all works well. It runs at first login and the ...
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My computer is resolving the domain I own to a wrong one

I updated the DNS from the Digitalocean DNS service and the DNS is updated. When my friends ping the address www.esports.mv its going to the correct server but when I ping from my computer its going ...
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Cannot join domain from different subnet

This is the first time I have encountered such a strange problem. I am not able to join my machines with domain. Here are details. Subnets: 192.168.1.0/24 192.168.2.0/24 both subnets can ...
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Upgrade Windows Server 2008R2 to support SNI [duplicate]

I have a "Windows Server 2008 R2" with the "IIS7.5" and stumble now, when it comes to the topic of SSL: IIS7 does not support SNI. How can SNI be retrofitted or alternatively how can I install "IIS8"...
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VPN tunnel via nas (synology) - how to route

I have two NAS (Synology) at two different locations, there is a PPTP tunnel between them. I also want to use the tunnel now for my other clients to connect to a server. Bridging the all of the ...
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Windows Server: what is the difference between Security Filtering (under the Scope tab) and the Delegation tab in Group Policy Management?

I notice that anything I add to Security Filtering also appears under Delegation, so I’m not sure how or why they both exist, and if they are redundant or not? Until now I had been exclusively using ...
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How can I confiuger a windows service from the command line

I have a windows service that I've written. I'd like to make it easy for my server team to install it. So I'm building a little batch script. One of the things that I require is for it to be setup ...
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Windows CA - Pending Request created during reboot

Each time a machine reboots in our environment (Windows Server 2012R2), certificate request is created under "Pending Requests" on the Certificate Authority server. It is the same Certificate ...
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MDT windows 10 deployment error

I continue to get errors when deploying win10 via MDT and I am kind of stumped on why i continue to get these issues i've attached the screenshot of the error and the log files I pulled from my ...
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How can I tell if there is a prepared SQL Server install on a machine using PowerShell?

How can I check in PowerShell if the SQL Server install on a machine is just a prepared install (done before a sysprep) or a full ready to go instance?
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How can I allow users to change their passwords when logging in via RDP?

I am running a Windows Server 2012 R2 server that admins and users can access via Remote Desktop Connection. I have set up the users and Local Security Policy so that on each user's first login, and ...
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Can I recover a bitlocker encrypted drive offline?

Windows 10, server 2012 R2 domain I'm confused about the options for recovering a bitlocker encrypted drive offline. Lets say I'm encrypting the HDDs of domain computers with bitlocker using TPM (...
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Remote LDAP authentication test in Windows server

I've a windows server A loggedin under domain local-domain.com I've another read only domain that is called remote-domain.com all ldap users are exist in the remote-domain.com. I want a simplest ...
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Setup a local server to host Windows 10 updates for all LAN devices

Background: I have a really slow internet connection (the highest download speed I've seen on it is 3.5Mbps, though I only pay for 3Mbps) and Windows 10 does updates all the freaking time. Like, so ...
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permission to change Windows password in non AD environment

We have a computer running Windows Server 2012 R2, which is not member of any domain, and a web application running on this server. Users of the application are set up as local Windows users of the ...