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Jan
17
asked What are the best practices for specifying a physical host to serve virtual machines?
Jan
11
comment Windows Server 2008 64-bit RAM going somewhere
Have you tried the sysinternals process explorer?
Dec
18
comment Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
The slowdown turned out to be that the AV was scanning network locations (despite me having turned this off in the past as it's caused problems before). The developer noticed particular slowdown when opening a folder full of *.exes, but now that we've disabled network scanning on the AV he isn't experiencing the same slow down. The SMB requests are just to keep the folder share alive I guess.
Dec
17
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
29
comment What is the best VPN technology to implement in a SOHO setting?
Hasn't there been security flaws recently in using PPTP for VPN? I've been looking at VPN recently and been discouraged from using PPTP (which we used to use).
Nov
28
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Oct
31
revised Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
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Oct
31
comment Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
I don't think so - I'll certainly check though.
Oct
31
comment Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
We've just changed the network cable, and network port, and so far it seems much better. Is it possible that a dodgy network cable could cause so much disruption? (Although it doesn't explain why the machine is trying to authenticate with someone else's credentials for no good reason)
Oct
31
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Oct
31
revised Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
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Oct
30
comment Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
I've just checked and yes they're all coming from the same MAC address
Oct
30
asked Why does our Windows 7 Desktop keep continually making SMB requests to our SBS2003 server?
Oct
30
comment Repeated SMB QUERY_PATH_INFO Packets for Windows file share
We've got a Win 7 machine which is hitting our SBS2003 DC with loads and loads of requests for query_file_info repeatedly, for no good reason it seems. Wireshark on the server shows these packets again and again, stumped as to why they're happening though, did you ever figure it out?
Oct
17
accepted Is it possible for a Powershell script to return the Last Run Result from Windows 2008 task scheduler?
Oct
10
answered Is it possible for a Powershell script to return the Last Run Result from Windows 2008 task scheduler?
Oct
10
asked Is it possible for a Powershell script to return the Last Run Result from Windows 2008 task scheduler?
Oct
3
comment Installing .NET application on IIS 7.5 issues
has your IIS 7.5 been configured to run ASP 32 bit application pools?
Oct
3
comment Setting up a VPN on Windows 2008 R2, should I use PPTP or SSTP?
The licensing for SSL VPN on the Cisco would presumably incur more expense though? PPTP not an option, so if SSTP uses SSL presumably it's a secure solution.
Oct
3
comment Setting up a VPN on Windows 2008 R2, should I use PPTP or SSTP?
Yeah I knew PPTP isn't secure - we stopped using that as a VPN solution recently. We've been using a third party app in the interim, but would rather use IPSec or SSTP if that's secure enough.