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Remotely bring a computer out of screen saver [closed]

Is there any way to remotely send a command to bring a Windows 8 machine out of screen saver (blank screen)? Maybe sending a down arrow command. We are putting together a demo for a trade show and ...
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Clients intermittently cannot reach internal server, Windows network with Watchguard XTM

Small business has internal Windows network on a single subnet 192.168.16.x. There is a Watchguard XTM 330 firewall appliance which routes traffic to the internet. Leased line. Some users are having ...
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How to avoid a terminal server user to reboot the machine on Windows update notification?

When Windows Update promets the user to reboot (or to "show the message again in 10 minutes, 4 hours") i would like that for some users this is either not displayed (best solution) or if the user by ...
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A tool to uncompress Windows LZNT1 format

I have some binary data that is compressed with Microsoft's LZNT1 compression. Apparently it can be decompressed by calling RtlDecompressBuffer ntdll API. But is there an easier way to decompress ...
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Can’t mount NFS share from linux server on windows

There is a linux server supporting NFS v3 and 4, and a virtual machine with WinXP running a client service for NFS. XP can ping the server, but cannot mount NFS shares. From /etc/exports: ...
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What version of Windows Management Framework is installed?

How do you check to see what version of Windows Management Framework (WMF) is installed? It seems like it should be a simple thing to find out, but I cannot. Even Googling a bunch of different ...
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Getting MSVCR120_CLR0400.dll is missing error message on Windows 7 machine

Not sure if this belongs on serverfault, let me know if it should be posted somewhere else. I am running Windows 7 64-bit. An installation for a corporate .NET app (desktop app that uses .NET 4.5) ...
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Is it possible to deploy VMware vSphere 5.5 without Windows?

I ran into an interesting client requirement recently. I needed to perform a greenfield deployment of VMware vSphere 5.5. This was to use the Linux-based VMware vCenter Server Appliance (vCSA)... The ...
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configure juniper SSL VPN on seperate server for users

we have some client servers in USA and users in our LAN connect these servers using juniper SSL vpn client provided by the client. Now the issue is, numbers of users are increasing here and its been ...
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When changing the Win display lang, will builtin CLI tools params / stdout|stderr messages also change?

I need to write a CMD script (other shells are not allowed / available) that will execute on multiple servers with different display languages. When looking at an Windows built in tool, such as ...
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premitted user cannot access file through UNC path

I was created a document and would like to share files through email, the file was located at windows 2012 file server, so I attached UNC hyperlink in email and distribute it to teammates. But my ...
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freenas windows acls folder permissions

We have FreeNAS-9.2.1.3-RELEASE-x64 providing a samba share to IIS (hosted by 2012 R2, if that's relevant) ssasan01# smbd --version Version 4.1.6 The freenas server is joined to an AD provided by ...
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DirectAccess Setup on a Home ISP [closed]

I have a home office and I would like to setup DirectAccess from WS2012R2 for the client so their laptops are always able to VPN and connect home to access files and more. From the ISP side I've ...
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Old instance of file downloaded instead of actual file

My website is hosted in Windows server 2008 R2. We have a software for which updates are downloaded using winsock from our websites. It works properly for all customers(more than 20000 for last few ...
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How do I remotely issue a CLI command to thousands of Windows domain computers at once?

I need to issue a CLI command (cmd.exe or PowerShell) to all of the thousands of computers on my domain. For obvious reasons, this is not going to involve doing the task manually, or physically ...
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Windows computer with static IP and 169.254 APIPA address

I have a Windows7 Pro computer being used as a server to control our IP cameras. Recently, it refuses to connect to any of the cameras, even though the cameras themselves are working. I can access ...
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Managing CBS.log files on Windows 2008R2?

Whilst auditing disk space on our Windows 2008R2 farm we noticed that some servers had quite large C:\Windows\Logs\CBS\CBS.log files (~1.5GB). I was under the impression that this particular log file ...
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Windows: Network share gets mounted randomly / repeatedly

I have a weird behavior on my computer: A network share that is normally mounted though group policies as W: gets mounted again and again with the letters X: Y: Z:, and then going backward V:, U:, ...
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View free space on offline mapped network drive

We provide all of our users with a mapped network drive (H:) which we have re-directed my documents to. Using FSRM on the file server, each user is restricted to 5GB of disk space. Windows ...
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Use ROUTE to force non VPN traffic over normal connection from a single machine Windows 8.1

on my revious OS (Windows 7) I had a persistent route setup so that all the traffic to my webserver went through my normal internet connection and everything else went through my VPN. I used; route ...
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Server 2012 active directory first login [closed]

I'm beginner with Windows Server 2012 and Active Directory I've got installed Active Directory remotely on my server and after the installation is finished and system restarted now I can't login into ...
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Converting dynamic DNS records to static

In preparation to enable DNS Aging/Scavenging, one point brought up to us are our printers (have a little over a 1000) and having DNS failing to update. All Zones are Active Directory-Integrated. I am ...
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Connectivity loss between VMs on VirtualBox until DNS cache is restarted

I use VirtualBox for a lab environment with VMs running various versions of Windows. One thing that keeps happening and I don't know why (never seen it before on my VMware servers) is that DNS ...
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Using AWS, is there a way to build an AMI so it auto-joins the domain?

So we want to let developers have access into AWS natively, and when building a windows machine have it automatically join the domain and potentially add some tools, etc. Since I am used to using the ...
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How to allow user to use RDP connection to windows azure Windows Server VM instance?

I created a Windows Server 2012 R2 VM instance in Windows Azure and I can connect to it. I created a new user account for my friend (*not admin). Opened new MSTSC instance and tried to connect to ...
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WMI request (Wbemtest), access is denied to domain computer

let me explain our setup first! We have 2 site location with Cyberoam CR50ING Firewall, IPSec between the 2 Subnet. Cyberoam firewall has an AD authentication with their software linked to the ...
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Split a Scope Linux<=>Windows

Is it possible to create a DHCP Failover Cluster between a Linux(Ubuntu) based server and a Windows Server 2012R2 based server. My idea was to include a new data into the dhcp.conf data to exclude a ...
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How to enable BitLocker with no prompts to the end user

I have configured BitLocker and TPM settings in Group Policy such that all the options are set and the recovery keys stored in Active Directory. All our machines are running Windows 7 with a standard ...
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Windows remote desktop auto dysconnection due to autologin

I am working with machine that are hosting several PCs running windows 7 pro. I quite often need to connect to these PCs using windows remote desktop. This PCs need to have the autologin feature ON ...
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Configure the Routing and Remote Access Server for DirectAccess

I have 2 Windows Serer 2012 R2 DC machines. I am currently on my main which runs AD and has GUI. Number 2 is just server core and I want to setup Direct Access. However, I get this error when trying ...
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Will this work: Manage ESXi host from a guest on the same system?

I have a VMware ESXi 5.5 standalone installation here and thus need the vSphere Client to mange it. Because vCenter is a. Too complicated for just one host b. too expensive. The client is only ...
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Apache service has no access to network drive

Im trying to get a xampp installation running. In my httpd.conf i use the following DocumentRoot setting: DocumentRoot //DiskStation/Work/htdocs If i now start the apache service i'll get the ...
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How to remove “You are about to send your password information to a remote computer…” confirmation info when telnet to a windows server 2008?

When I try to access a windows server 2008 machine by telnet from command line, firstly a paragraph of information comes and need a confirmation: Welcome to Microsoft Telnet Client Escape ...
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What exactly do the two “Do not process the legacy run list” group policy settings do?

The two "Do not process the legacy run list" settings appear under Computer Configuration -> Polices -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Logon and under User Configuration -> Policies -> ...
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Windows EBS Volume from snapshot at instance launch is OFFLINE

Using Powershell launching a Server 2012 R2 machine. I can launch an instance from the stock Server 2012R2 AMI with a defined new EBS volume for d: drive, and upon boot, is online, and works fine. ...
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Installing Windows over Linux on a Hetzner server [closed]

I have a remote dedicated server from Hetzner which you can usually only install Linux on, because I haven't paid the ridiculous 25 euros/month for Windows. However, they have KVM access and you can ...
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Why does Windows Server 2012 R2 recognize a local administrator over the network for some purposes but not others?

I have researched this at length, but cannot find a solution to the specific issue I'm getting. Evidently there are a number of similar issues that regularly cause problems for people trying to ...
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Configure not to require the Range Header?

I am trying to get my WSUS server to download patches through a proxy. The proxy screws up the http header. BITS requires the range header. Is there a way to get BITS not to require the range ...
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How can I generate a non ec private key from openssl via Windows?

I'm experiencing different behavior with an openssl from a linux host and a windows host. I have a pfx that I generated via a windows ca. I use openssl to dissect that pfx to create 3 pem files (ca ...
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Windows Network Sharing - DHCP and Gateway pass through

I have several Windows 8 machines that are setup to do connection sharing over a wifi connection with switches behind a gigabit NIC. The devices behind the machines are Cisco phones and they are ...
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Reliable file transfer between three systems

I've got three systems I need to transfer files between daily: Vendor A (SFTP site) - Deletes files after 14 days Vendor B (SFTP site) - Deletes files after processing them Company Server (Windows ...
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How do Share permissions and Security permissions cooperate with each other for network shares?

Background In the past few weeks I was trying to modify the Active Directory and User Group setting in our company. However, due to the lack of the proper documentation, after making the changes ...
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Unable to backup Windows directory using Bacula

Backup and restore works on Linux Bacula's Director (DIR), File Daemon (FD) and Storage Daemon (SD) have been installed on a Linux host, a backup has been run and the files could be restored. Backup ...
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Prevent user interactive logon to domain computers

I currently have a user DOMAINJOINER (located in the WIN7Support OU) which I use to deploy Windows 7 machines. This user can Create and Delete Computer Objects in the WIN7Computers OU, that's about it ...
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What memory settings are in effect (system or user) in a Citrix Windows 2008 environment running JRE 1.6?

I am looking at a virtual desktop on a Citrix server running a Windows 7 desktop. The JRE environment control settings look like this -Xmx300m but the user environment control settings are blank. ...
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Launch Program On Windows 2008 Desktop Using Task Scheduler

I have a job scheduler that runs on a desktop of a Windows 2008 server and users process jobs through this thing all day, every day. I have a console session that I leave up so the GUI can keep ...
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Recalculate Windows inherited ACLs for hardlinks

How do I get Windows to recalculate the inherited permissions of a file? A tool (Mercurial) created multiple NTFS hardlinks to the same file from different directories. I can see them using fsutil ...
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Can I use something like a tunnel for SSH in this Linux/Windows Remote Desktop scenario?

I have a Linux server (call it server-L) which i cannot directly ssh to it. In order to ssh it i should connect to a windows server(call it server-W) and then make ssh connection from it to my Linux ...
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Powershell Get-Process negative memory value

I was making some verifications with Powershell Get-Process cmdlet and got some weird values about some processes. I tested on a server with a SQL Server Instance running and consuming 3GB+ RAM as ...
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using multiple network cards to increase a server's total bandwith in a LAN (windows)

I have a backup server that checks changes in some folders on 100 computers twice a day and copies the changes into an incremental backup. the problem is that checking and backing up all the 100 ...