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Technical answer: The "list" object (ToolsDisplayOrder element) is of the same type as the "loader list" object (DisplayOrder element). DisplayOrder and ToolsDisplayOrder elements belong to {bootmgr} object and make up Windows Vista/7/8/10 "boot menu". These elements are lists of GUID's - unique identifiers of objects in Windows BCD. You can add any BCD ...


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The most important thing to watch for on Windows 7 clients is of course running the client with admin privileges to get the routing information properly. You should also check for a corresponding firewall rule on your OpenVPN server, otherwise the packets will be silently discarded and you will get nothing on OpenVPN logs. BTW uploading your log files will ...


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Run slmgr.vbs -dli from a command prompt (cmd.exe). It tells you the OS Version and the activation type (OEM, Retail, Volume license).


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The problem is that I was starting with a drive full of data, and wanted to add a mirror of said drive. This will not always work, and the error it gives is meaningless at best, and misleading at worst. The solution is to start with two unallocated volumes, and select "New Mirrored Volume": There are loads of videos on YouTube which describe how to do ...


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You want command > null 2>&1 (Cant edit an answer by only 1 character) nul only works in command prompt whereas null works in powershell Null can be used in and cmd.exe for compatibility but creates a file called null.


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It is very common for files to accumulate in those locations. Sloppy programming seems to be widespread in this area.


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Try searching for duplicated host-names in your network! Here we had the same issue. I found some Event ID 4321 in the Log and Event ID 7000 for several services. After changing the host-name on my machine, the error described by you did not resurface!


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I experienced this issues on two computers that were on a domain after July 2015's recent 'patch Tuesday'. It went away after a very very long logon process. A more recent fix I have in my sight is to uninstall the KB2952664 update, based on a network admins post here: ...


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From my experience, I would actually suggest an approach that may work out most ideally, but it will take some fine tuning. Place the O.S. on the SSD, on the "C:" partition. Also ensure that your virtual memory is set to this drive & partition as well. Leaving a descent chunk for Windows' updates & fragmentation breathing room, use the rest of the ...


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Use Delprof2 in a startup script or scheduled task Usage: delprof2 [/l] [/u] [/q] [/p] [/r] [/c:[\\]<computername>] [/d:<days> [/ntuserini]] [/ed:<pattern>] [/id:<pattern>] [/i] /l List only, do not delete (what-if mode) /u Unattended (no confirmation) /q Quiet (no output and no confirmation) /p Prompt for ...


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I used to work in an environment with 5,000 workgroup computers--no domain. I can assure you that it's not Active Directory (or your lack of same). My personal opinion is that yes, there are a lot of benefits to installing a domain controller, including software installs, authentication, etc., but one of these benefits will most likely not be an end to ...


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How about turning this around: The workstations are in a secured LAN, Internet access is restricted with a proxy to a number of white-listed sites that developers need - like StackExchange :). Developers have admin rights on the workstations. For all other needs, they can connect to a VM and have (external) e-mail and possibly full Internet access, but no ...


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They likely come from or were added by a printer driver. If you show the list of forms under the Printer Server entry in question you can tell which are built-in and which come from a printer a bit easier: Sometimes trimming excess printers and printer drivers will reduce this list. You can attempt to delete them here as well but probably won't have any ...


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(not enough reputation to comment your question, so I'll do it here, please do not consider this an answer) In that situation, I'd check: That the Themes service is working (you don't specify if you get a Windows Classic theme or an Aero one...). Windows Event Log, for errors in Aero and/or GPOs. Commands to check your GPOs, like gporesult in command ...


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Although they are quite old, here are a couple of different Microsoft hotfixes for issues with this particular group policy setting not applying correctly in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008. Not sure if they apply in your case, but here they are: Hotfix #1 Hotfix #2


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This issue occurs when the "Offline" files feature is enabled in windows. This URL explains how to turn this off.


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I was able to solve this problem by explicitly setting 127.0.0.1 localhost in the hosts file then clearing Chrome's cache. After this the page started loading as expected. I believe this was an isolated incident pertaining to the specific proxy server that the computer is connected through.


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It's probably due to the port used. Chrome uses Internet Explorer's proxy settings. Add the the server to the "Exceptions" list as shown on the screenshot below. If that doesn't work, please include a screenshot of your current proxy settings so we can get a better idea.


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VB has nothing to do with the cause of the error. This is a common error all the way back to xp and is normally caused because the licensing mode of the server you are connecting to is set to per device. To resolve the issue delete the following registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSLicensing However if after deleting this you still have ...


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Not useful for all scenarios, but one workaround is to run Virtualisation. Run your VPN on your host, and then run the traffic and wireshark capture on the Guest machine


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As per reg add /?, there is no /Y option. To force overwriting the existing registry entry without prompt, use /f instead. Truly, I don't know whether this setting will allow running batch scripts without security prompts. I'd add that option manually and prove its functionality first (on any machine) and then check appropriate registry changes as follows: ...


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I need to modify your statement.. I had the same issue on a PC in my facility, and the path was: "Security settings > Local Policies > Security Options > Microsoft Network Server: Amount of idle time required before suspending session". I had to hunt for a bit, using your reference. Though very good information, was not 100%. This should correct it.


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use MDT with a database for inventory (if required) you don't need a separate script or contract for various drivers or applications, you can use the hardware model identification built right into windows to determine the proper drivers and or system level apps. You don't install ANY drivers in the image using this model- simply add the drivers to the ...


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There seems to be a problem with the current stable-virtio 0.1.96. latest-virtio 0.1.105 works for me.


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Is there a written company policy about who, and why any particular information is to be accessed on a networked computer, and why this particular info needs to be on a networked computer in the first place? If this is data is for this office only, why not budget a extra laptop or use an old "offline" computer that can be only accessed in the actual office? ...


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No there isn't, but you shouldn't be assigning individual users to shared folders anyway. Use groups and then add users to those groups. Then you won't need to keep propagating permission changes and also keeps you from having a disaster of ACEs in your ACLs.


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Your scenario is exactly what customsettings.ini in MDT is designed to address. You can create deployment share rules in MDT that automatically pick a task sequence and/or driver profile during deployment. This is done via identifiers like the computer model or MAC address. See Configure MDT Deployment Share Rules. I’d really suggest reading over the ...


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In addition to the VBS method by Michael Bailey, I've modified a powershell script I found online (from technet somewhere, but I can't find the exact link offhand): #Define update criteria. $Criteria = "IsInstalled=0 and Type='Software'" #Search for relevant updates. $Searcher = New-Object -ComObject Microsoft.Update.Searcher $SearchResult = ...



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