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Sysprep rearm set to 1 and shouldn't have been. Any workarounds for automatic activation prior to the 30 day period?

I work for a fairly large school. We are deploying 850 tablet PCs to students starting tomorrow (Windows 7 Enterprise with a MAK). We have imaged all of these machines with our standard student image ...
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Cannot change innodb_buffer_pool_size mysql windows

It seems i'm unable to change any of the values for innodb_buffer_pool_size, innodb_log_file_size, innodb_file_per_table or innodb_flush_method for mysql running on windows. Mysql does not print any ...
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How to force schtasks to return messages in English

I'm using a tool schtask to do some scheduled tasks management (under win xp, 7, 2008) (mainly I need list of scheduled task). I query it from my code and parse messages returned by it. Recently I ...
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how to configure machine settings for all users for IE windows server 2008 IE 9?

I have code that should make a screenshot from IE WebBrowser control so when I set the IE settings for from the security tab in internet options it seems to be separated per each user. So I decided ...
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Windows GPO “Allow Remote Shell Access”, where to set 'False' once you enable it?

OS : Windows 7 64 bit Under Local Group Policy Editor > Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Remote Shell > there is a policy ...
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After a week of smooth running, my Dell t310 servername reverted to the service tag and screwed everything up!

Has this happened to anyone else? Began having a tremedous amount of problems with our brand new Dell SBS 2011 T310 server and after nearly 15 hours will Dell support, they determined that the server ...
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how to set mail sending waiting for 30minutes under exchange server 2010

I want to configure my mail account under exchange in a way that mail send from my account waits for 30 minutes on the exchange server onces a mail is been send. Say for example I want to send 50 ...
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microsoft office outlook 12.0 AUTH DIGEST-MD5 disable

How can i disable AUTH method DIGEST-MD5 in Microsoft Office Outlook 12.0. I want MOO 12.0 to only authenticate users using method LOGIN.
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Windows server backup stopped working, space issues

I have the backup configured to automatic nightly, and it was going fine for a long time. I noticed that it stopped backing up at least a week ago and reports lack of space. It's a 500g hdd and has ...
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OpenVPN on AWS EC2 gives Error Code 1232 (Transmit Failed)

I am using OpenVPN for a VPN client in an Amazon's EC2 machine instance of Windows Server 2008 (32bit). It successfully connects, briefly, and I get Reply from 10.9.0.1: bytes=32 time=39ms TTL=64 ...
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Windows IPSec Filter Sanity Check

I'm installing NSClient++ so our Nagios system can monitor some windows servers using NRPE. I need to punch a hole in our IPSec policy to allow inbound connections on port 5666 from the Nagios server. ...
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Can Google Chrome Frame be installed on a Windows Terminal Server?

Thinking about installing it on our Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server, but I cannot find any documentation if it work correctly in that environment. I'd want it to be the default renderer for all of ...
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Windows DNS Server Not Responding To Postini Cluster

First, a sordid story: My DNS server, for historical reasons, uses the Plesk Control Panel. I plan on migrating all of that server's duties to a new Windows server, without Plesk, so I told Plesk to ...
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Why is my IF comparison op failing?

update SOLVED - the problem is not with my code. there is a design limitation (some might say "bug") in the command processor. the IF comparison operators do not work with values higher than ...
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Windows 2008 WSF Permission

I have a wsf (vb) script that I wrote that will move subdirectories from the C drive to the D drive on our server. Though logged in as a domain admin, I get a permission denied error when I run the ...
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Windows Storage Server 2008 & Windows 7 sharing acting unpredictably

Configuration: Windows Server 2008 r2 ADUC, Windows Storage Server 2008, Windows 7 Professional x86 & x64 Scenario: We've been using Windows Storage Server on a NAS device for the last year or ...
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Automate cleanmgr.exe to delete old restore points

What's the command line parameter to cleanmgr.exe to make it delete all restore points except the most recent one?
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access denied searching mapped drive via windows explorer

when searching a mapped drive in a windows server 2008 environment i receive an access denied error message in windows explorer. this message happens with windows 7 professional 32-bit only. Can ...
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I'm about to install the Varicent software - how much work is it to maintain?

We're about to deploy the Varicent software on one of our servers; I will be in charge of maintaining the software once it's installed. How much work is it to maintain? What will I have to do? Has ...
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Problems with Apache Mod_Proxy and Microsoft's ReportViewer's Reserved.ReportViewerWebControl.axd

I've configured an Apache httpd server (v2.2) as a reverse proxy (with SSL) to a Microsoft IIS website running an ASP.NET application with SQL Server Report Services. The proxy mostly works but ...
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Alternatives to Remote Storage Service under Windows Server 2008 R2

I am working on setting up a new Windows Server 2008 R2 file server for our organization and felt like the functionality offered by the Remote Storage Service in previous versions of Windows would ...
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IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite - missing “route to server” option

(Question moved from StackOverflow) I am running Windows 7 Ultimate, and have activated IIS (Version 7.5.7600.16385). I have installed the following modules using Microsoft Web Platform Installer ...
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Zabbix Active Agents not working over the Internet

I have set up my Zabbix server to listen for the active agent which, after messing with my firewall and host names I got to appear green under the monitored status. I also configured the Agent on a ...
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How to Implementing wired 802.1x in Win2k3 R2 and Windows XP SP3 Client

I just add this .ldf filesMicrosoft AD Extenstions that MS suggest for extending Windows Server 2003 GP to support 802.1x security policy over Wired. both file successfully installed, but I cannot ...
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Sharepoint Foundation2010 with Apache as Reverse Proxy

We have an Apache (Redhat 4.6, Apache 2.0.52, libxml2 2.6.16) as a reverse proxy. Authentification and most of the functionality is o.k. But on SharePoint2010-side he has minor problems: - Pulldown ...
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Windows Server Administrator multiple directories

A windows server is used to process files and passes those files to s3 using a python script . [1] The python script uses a configuration file that is created during configuration at C:\Documents and ...
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Weird used/free space view of network drives with Samba and XFS

I'm using XFS project quotas to offer some private and limited disk space to my users, running Windows. It works pretty well, as the users can't exceed the quota like expected. However, the Samba's ...
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Manage Windows File Share Permissions with Local Group

Here is my situation: I am a Local Administrator on a plain Windows XP machine. Due to organizational issues, people want to run a Windows file share on this machine. I thought it might be a nifty ...
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adTempus - trying to create a complicated schedule for a certain task

We've (that is, to say, my client) implemented the Windows-platform scheduling software adTempus, and have a task with a peculiar schedule. The task needs to run on the 31st day of the month, but of ...
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What rights user needs to run adamsync.exe under ws2008

I'm logged as an administrator and I want to impersonate user using c# and then run adamsync.exe under this impersonate user context. Impersonated user exists in the domain and belongs to domain ...
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Window 2003 Server - Logon Failure error message in Event Viewer

I received a lot of event logged in the event viewer with this message. I notice it is always the same user id which encounters this error. The user id is use by an application to access the ...
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File property information (last write time and file size) in explorer out of date by hours over network folder share

An application is running on a windows XP prof machine picking up file from a network share from another windows machine. It detects that the file has been updated (by date and time or optionally ...
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Excel techniques for perfmon csv log file analysis

I have perfmon running against several servers, where I'm outputting to a .csv file data like CPU %time, memory bytes free, hard disk I/O metrics like s/write and writes/s. The ones graphing the SQL ...
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Folder Redirection - Explorer requires manual refresh

When a user's My Documents folder is redirected to a DFS share, Windows Explorer requires a manual refresh after creating a new folder, file, etc. Interestingly, the manual refresh is not necessary ...
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Windows Server 2008 SOMETIMES blocks connection to an FTP Site

Recently, our company has been having issue connecting to a special FTP server that we use offsite to upload small files. We can connect to the test server perfectly fine, but when we use the ...
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CruiseControl doesn't run as a Windows service

I am having a problem with CruiseControl on Windows. I can get CruiseControl to run on its own without problems right after installation. However, when I run the Windows service for cruise control ...
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Should I be concerned at Microsoft Security Essentials network sweep with full scan enabled?

I'm trying out Microsoft Security Essentials on a test computer. I set it to run a full scan last night at 2am, and this morning I noticed a lot of 403s in my Apache error.log coming from that ...
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mysqld-nt.exe exist in task list, but actually it's not running?

mysqld-nt.exe is showing in the task manager, but I cannot connect to it. I tried: telnet localhost 3306 And it fails to connect. So I restarted the server,and it's ok. This happens every day. ...
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Weird Windows 2003 MSDTC and SQL 2005 issue

scenario: Windows 2003 sp2 x64 enterprise edition. SQL 2005 sp2 cu9 x64 Enterprise edition After restarting the resource groups on two node active-active cluster, 3 SQL 2005 instances start up fine. ...
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Finding and removing old mysql-bin files

I am running a MySQL server on Windows 8. The MySQL directory requires 118 GB of space and has a lot of 1 GB mysql-bin files that haven't been modified for years according to the file system. All of ...
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Blank MDT 2013 boot screen on USB Deployment

I am attempting to do refreshes on some machines and on the bootup of a USB drive with a LiteTouch Image I get to the Microsoft Solutions Accelerators screen but I do not get a window for actions. I ...
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Apache 2.4 + mod_rewrite + FastCGI (php-cgi.exe) on Windows

I am trying to port my Mac config on Windows for some of my clients. Since Windows is not Mac OS, I have to use php-cgi.exe instead of PHP-FPM. I have tested each component individually and ...
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Cross domain Hyper-V Replication on HV 12r2

I have to get virtual machines replicating across the internet, from a Hyper-V Core 2012 R2 machine on one domain (lets call this Primary.Domain1.local) to our replica machine here (Lets call this ...
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IIS workers stuck on athenticateRequest

We have some videos being streamed through IIS. But the workers are getting stuck in AuthenticateRequest for a long time.. Its as if there is a limit somewhere. Here is a screen shots of what happens: ...
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Software Restriction Policy blocks more extensions that it should

I have enabled Software Restriction Policy (for all suggested file extensions except LNK). Now *.bat and *.cmd scripts fail to execute commands like START "" c:\users\klaus\lists\purchases.xls ...
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Dar: script for incremental backup on Windows - how to handle full and diff file names?

Is that possible to make incremental backup scripts for dar on Windows? I stumbled over archive naming because Windows by default seem to lack required tools to read dates from (like date -l on ...
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Inconsistent IIS access across subnets/sites

Good morning everyone. I have a strange IIS issue I could use some assistance with. Site setup: 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS servers running in a CAS array with WNLB on subnet A 2 * Exchange 2010 CAS ...
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Deploying Ossec HIDS Windows Agent via GPO

I am trying to deploy OSSEC agent to about 100 Windows 7 boxes through GPO on our AD. I understand that I need to create and MSI from the EXE and import the specific client.keys file for the windows ...
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What is the workaround for WMI remote connection failure with Access Denied error when client runs with Local System account?

What is the workaround for WMI remote connection failure with Access Denied error when client runs with Local System account? I tried to run script under local system account on the client which ...
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Ubuntu Client, connect to windows SMB share on domain joined server using local credentials

I'm having some trouble connecting to the C$ share on one of my servers. I can do so using an account from the domain administrators group, however can't access most files on the server. I instead get ...