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Microsoft has a KB article on this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951608 Specifically, XP doesn't have the right credential provider enabled to allow it. This credential provider, CredSSP, need to be turned on before NLA will work on XP-Sp3. The linked article has a 'Fix it for me' button, or if you'd rather do it by hand, there are a couple of registry ...


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You might try enabling "Always wait for the network at computer startup and logon" via a group policy or manually with gpedit.msc. The setting is in Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Logon. More info can be found here and here.


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Are your users local admin of their workstations? If so, they may have installed a shell extension that is interfering with Explorer. Try installing this: http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html and disabling anything that looks unnecessary. (Disclaimer: Never used this tool myself, but have seen various Windowsy people recommend it). You could also ...


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Requires XP or later system: wmic memphysical list full, also wmic memorychip list full might provide you with some info you are looking for.


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The command you are looking for is called runas. More information with runas /help.


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To start an instance of the command prompt as an Administrator: runas /user:<localmachinename>\administrator cmd


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systeminfo /s:hostname will give you some basic memory statics if WMI isn't available on a remote machine: C:\>systeminfo /s:hostname ... Total Physical Memory: 3,062 MB Available Physical Memory: 2,116 MB Virtual Memory: Max Size: 2,048 MB Virtual Memory: Available: 1,996 MB Virtual Memory: In Use: 52 MB Page File Location(s): ...


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It seems drive mapping doesn't like trailing slashes on the UNC path! Took me 3 days to figure this out the hard way.


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I've had great luck with rundll32 printui.dll,PrintUIEntry /dn /q /n\\Server_Name\Share_name


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You should be able to trigger that by removing and re-adding the product key using ChangeVLKeySP1.vbs and restarting the system. cscript changevlkeysp1.vbs <your-prod-uct-key> shutdown /r /f /t 0 Listing ChangeVLKeySP1.vbs from KB328846: ' ' WMI Script - ChangeVLKey.vbs ' ' This script changes the product key on the computer ' ...


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It's part of the Server 2003 admin pack. I'm not sure how hard you googled for this, because there are a large number of correct results when searching for where is pushprinterconnection.exe That said, GPP is the modern way to deploy printers and will work on all currently supported operating systems, including XP as long as it is fully patched. GPP is much ...


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As far as I know only one RDP connection is allowed to XP, which is the console session.


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Because you have a 3ware card, the RAID itself can be done at the hardware level. This needs to be done before you install windows on the system, through the BIOS of the RAID card itself (read the docs if you're unsure about how to get there, I think it's alt-3 during boot up) Once you've created a RAID 1 on the two disks, your OS installs will only see a ...


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Are you talking about Win7/Vista environment? I would try this 1) Open up a GPO/policy editor 2)Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\System\Driver Installation\Allow non-administrators to install drivers for these device setup classes - Enabled Allowed device setup class GUIDs: You might find the GUID you need here: ...


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The offending directory is specified either in the system-wide PATH environment variable, or in the Local System user's personal environment variables. The Local System user's personal environment variables are specified at "HKEY_USERS.DEFAULT\Environment". The machine-wide environment variables are specified at ...


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Pretty much that's what this is mostly for: Security, but it also implements newer features/capabilities to the OS: Stability updates: These updates impact on how the already stable XP runs increasing the availably and reliability of the operating system. Performance updates: These updates improve XP performance and enhance interoperability and hardware ...


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The changes are not dynamic. When you change environment variables for Windows then other processes need to be restarted in order for them to operate in the new environment. When a process starts it'll expand the value of your APP_HOME variable and append it to your PATH. You'll need to restart the process to reinitialize, or reset the PATH variable so it ...


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There is no such thing as a "portable" version of Sql Server, as provided by Microsoft. There are "light" versions of Sql Server such as Sql Server Compact edition, but any "portable" version would have to be created by you. By "created by you" I mean: Extracting all the files from the installers Determining how/where they need to be deployed/registered ...


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Do a sc stop sharedaccess from Start / Run and see if the behavior changes. If it does, then Windows Firewall is the culprit.


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Well, if you turn off access to port 139, then you won't have Windows file sharing functionality. What you should do is block that port at your network's perimeter firewall. ... file sharing and network security are not mutually exclusive concepts - it might seem quite an elementary question, but how do I enable both? File sharing is a service that is ...


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To make this also apply to Windows XP and older computers, you also need to set the wallpaper in Active Desktop settings. This is documented in Microsoft KB327998. To resolve this issue, specify an Active Desktop wallpaper setting in Group Policy. To do this, follow these steps: Click Start, click Run, and then type gpedit.msc. Under Local ...


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To limit it to the Total Physical Memory and Available memory, you may use: systeminfo /s:hostname | findstr "Physical"


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Confirm that the staff aren't local administrators by checking the local Administrators group on the machine. You should be able to remove these by creating a GPO which manipulates the local Administrators security group. This can be done using the "Restricted Groups" section in your GPO: Computer Configuration -> Policies -> Windows Settings -> Security ...


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Okay lets start with the sysprep.inf file. This is just a flat text file that doesn't interpret variables. The * is used to denote a random chosen computer name. The variables %MACHINENAME% and Others are replaced with the actual text string by WDS when it copies over the unattend file. So for any of this to work you have to be deploying it with WDS. The ...


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Sometimes, the printui.dll method does not work - especially if the printer queue is no longer available on the server or currently not accessible. To remove client-connected printers in these cases, you might consider just deleting the appropriate values from the HKCU\Printers\Connections regkey.


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Turns out it was a problem with the device driver. Windows wasn't showing WPA2 as an option in the wireless setup. I uninstalled the wireless adapter in Device Manager and let Windows recognize and reinstall it. All is well now. Thanks to all for your help! Luke


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If you have access to PowerShell (it only needs to be installed on a single workstation to run this from) you can do something like: $computer = ComputerNameGoesHere get-wmiobject Win32_ComputerSystem -computer $computer | select @{name="TotalPhysicalMemory(MB)";expression={($_.TotalPhysicalMemory/1mb)}} You would need to either run the script as someone ...


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Have a look at the following resource, it may help: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/archive/2008/11/11/understanding-how-to-read-a-userenv-log-part-2.aspx Seems to indicate that a third party security tool could be interfering. Have you changed your antivirus or firewall software? Are any errors being reported in the Event Log? Particularly after running ...


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it sounds like the bug is in the way the XML processor is obtaining the UDP datagrams. It should not be looking at packets at all. That's the UDP stack's job. The XML processor should be asking the UDP layer for re-assembled UDP datagrams. Splitting datagrams into packets and then reassembling those packets into datagrams is the IP and UDP stack's job. ...



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