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Windows is the brand name for a series of operating systems from Microsoft. Instead of tagging a post "Windows", try to use a more specific tag, like windows-7, windows-xp or windows-server-2008-r2 .

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WAMP Server: Apache PHPMyAdmin login screen not showing

I have recently setup a WAMP server (Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP) and i'm having trouble setting up PHPMyAdmin. I didnt use XAMPP for any of this, i installed the services directly onto the server. ...
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Robocopy DCOPY:DAT invalid paramter?

I want to clone an sd card, trying to use robocopy. What's wrong with the following statement? ROBOCOPY e:\ c:\backup /MIR /COPYALL /DCOPY:DAT Output: Invalid Paramter #5 : "/DCOPY:DAT" What works ...
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Re-sharing a Windows 2012r2 share as read-only

Looking for a Windows based solution. Background: A standalone WS 2012R2 located on NETWORK A is sharing a folder with R/W access through a local user. A segregated NETWORK B contains user PCs, some ...
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SFTP Net Drive Batch File

I am currently using the following software to map my FTP servers to windows. I have multiple profiles which i would like to start, when windows starts. I have created my pofiles and then a simple ...
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Windows Server 2019 firewall advanced configuration

I have two windows 2019 servers A and B. Both have Active Directory and DNS roles installed. This setup is only used for directory service authentication by some php based web applications on port 636....
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Cannot connect to EC2 Windows instance using private IP, but only via public IP

These are the relevant Terraform bits which I used to create a Windows instance. locals { vpc_id = "vpc-..." availability_zone = "eu-central-1a" windows_ami = "ami-018c2bcdc530c0630"...
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Microsoft Excel is slow when accessing file on a network [on hold]

Microsoft Excel has problems when I try to open an Excel file from a network drive. If I open the file from my desktop, it is basically instantly opened. The same is the case if I connect to to server ...
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Why is wininit.exe opening a listen port?

Why is wininit.exe opening listen ports? Yes, I know it's usually an ephemeral port (though the ephemeral port range is pretty predictable under Windows, and it's sometimes a core port). Yes, I ...
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Choose which application uses which network on Windows 10 [migrated]

I'm unsure if this is the right place to ask this, but I want to choose which application uses which network on my Windows 10 OS. I don't know if this is possible at all, but I figured if it is, ...
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Win 2008 R2 L2TP with Win 10 and Macs

Here's the scenario: Windows 2008 R2 with RRAS. VPN setup for PPTP and L2TP L2TP uses pre-shared key. *Mac clients connected to L2TP w/ key perfectly, in or outside of firewall. *Windows 10 clients ...
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Windows Server 2016: Restoring from back-up (2012 r2)

Trying to restore from back up on a Gen8 Microserver running Server 2016, from a offsite 2012 r2 back up, It won't see the back-up I am assuming that server back ups are non backwards compatible, ...
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How to allow AD group to access and manage IIS sites and pools?

i manage actually a domain with around 34 IIS servers running webapplications. I would like to get a better user right management in my domain. For the moment, my users allowed to manage IIS ...
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Is possible to enable Hyper-V using nested virtualization with Windows 7 as host?

I'm tying to use docker on windows 10 virtual machine instaled on windows 7 host. I manually enabled Hyper-V on VM, but when I try to start docker it return error The running command stopped because ...
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check for active firewall and antivirus on multiple workstations

My boss decided that in order to increase the security in the firm, from now on every employee who wants to work from home and install forticlient and Citrix must have an active firewall and antivirus....
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Unable to add printer driver using Add-PrinterDriver on 2012 R2 Print Server

I'm trying to setup a Windows Server 2012 R2 host as a print server. I'm at the early stage of trying to add a printer to the system. I'm trying to keep this as PowerShell based as possible, but I've ...
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Audit resources in Windows Server 2008 [on hold]

I am trying to audit the different resources of my server with Windows Server 2008 but no related option appears, only to audit the server locally. I know that to audit the server is worth the ...
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Powershell Import-VM from folder, not from XML file

I have exported a VM I have created on Hyper-V manager on Windows 10. The result is a folder with machine, snapshot, and hdd files. I now have to import this VM on a core server 2019, through ...
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Slow file transfer between OVH datacenters [on hold]

I have two dedicated servers with OVH.com, one in Canada and the other one in France. OVH have a internal network called “vRack” promising low latency between servers. Both server has XenServer 7.4 as ...
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Backup and Restore Active Directory Users and Computers Without Full AD Restore

Before I begin, I will be the first to admit that much of you this problem stemmed from failing to follow best practices pertaining to deployment and disaster recovery of AD servers. Much has been ...
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IIS Manager shows “Start page” only and no web sites [closed]

I just created an AWS EC2 Windows Server 2019 and installed IIS, but the IIS Manager shows only "Start page" under Connections and nothing else. I used Visual Studio 2019 Pro to create an ASP.NET web ...
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Looking up group policy for IE11 indexedDB

We have a client that uses our application via Citrix and (unfortunately) has to use IE11 to use our app (we're trying to get that updated, but that's another issue). All of our clients are working ...
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Why does a cert I made with New-SelfSignedCertificate -CertLocation Cert:\CurrentUser\My get stored in Cert:\CurrentUser\CA

I made a self signed certificate like so on Windows 10: $MasterKeyDNSName = 'CN=Always Encrypted Sample' Write-Host "Creating Self Signed Certificate $($MasterKeyDNSName)" $Cert = New-...
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Register new dll with Global Assembly Cache on Win Server 2016 - gacutil.exe is missing

On Windows Server 2016 gacutil.exe is not available and in that case how do I register a custom dll into GAC on this? This tool is automatically installed with Visual Studio as per https://docs....
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Azure Windows VM set up auto-start/shutdown

I'm just getting stuck at adding permissions for the automation account required to perform the auto-shutdown/startup for this Windows VM. So I'm at https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/automation/...
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Windows Task Scheduler claims successful execution despite return code of -1 (0xffffffff, 4294967295)

Having a very strange case here, where a windows task scheduler job executes a C# console application at a specific time, that returns -1 in case of an error. The job is configured to rerun itself if ...
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Internal DNS TTLs

Four-site company using Windows Domain and DNS servers. Minimum of one DC/DNS server per site. One site is HQ and hosts most companywide servers and services. DNS records for Windows servers are ...
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Some device constantly detaches and attaches on windows 7

I have a problem - on the Workstation, every 2-10 minutes you can hear a tone "device detached", and the UI freeses for a few seconds (1-2 seconds no mouse move, etc). It is a workstation with lots of ...
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MPIO on Win Server 2k16 w/ EMC Unity

I have two Dell R630's running Windows Server 2016, slated to be Hyper-V hosts but not yet clustered, attached to an EMC Unity array via fibre channel through a pair of Brocade 300 SAN switches. The ...
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When does WinNT:// provider query Active Directory? Or how to get SID of local group member if it is domain account

Okay so I am using the WinNT provider with a .Net DirectoryEntry class to enumerate the members of a local group, through the Members property. If the member is a local account, the DirectoryEntry ...
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802.1x Certificate Authentication issues

I'm deploying 802.1x on my wired networking and i'm facing a problem on the computers that do not have the cached profile created. The service works fine when i have cached profiles, but when it ...
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Most of the Folders On Hidden Share Not Showing

I have a hidden share that I access \servername\hiddenshare$ I can only see one folder out of about 10 that I should see. When I log into another computer I see all the folders. So I believe it's a ...
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Microsoft tool to see Windows TCP internals (congestion window, etc)

I hope this isn't too vague a question: I remember a tool from Microsoft that was able to show me all kinds of internal TCP variables, like congestion window, etc. I remember that I needed to ...
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Routing traffic from VPN on my work laptop to my desktop PC [closed]

I regularly work from home, and the equipment provided to me is pretty poor - a slow laptop with a spinning hard disk. I have a fairly high end workstation at home which mostly goes unused. The ...
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Windows Network Card Initialization

I have a system in which 2 computers communicate via Ethernet point-to-point. When system 1 boots, system 2 is initially off. The IP address of system 1 has been set. Of course, since system 2 is ...
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How to issue a windows machine cert for a non-domain joined computer?

I have a Windows Server 2012 AD/CA and domain joined computers automatically receive the CA public cert and also get a computer certificate generated and pushed using GPO auto-enrollment. All of this ...
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How to Resolve Failed Loading XDebug 2.7.0 on Windows Server with PHP 7.0 [closed]

I'm attempting to setup PHP 7.0 on a Windows Server 2019 instance. I downloaded XDebug 2.7.0 and saved it in the ext subdirectory of my PHP folder. When I review the output of php -i, I receive the ...
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How exactly do I license Windows Server 2012 R2 VM's Properly? [duplicate]

I have been reading all different things on the internet regarding the licensing of Windows Server 2012 and I am looking for some clarification on how I am supposed to license my Virtual Machines. ...
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Windows Server 2016 - Defender Firewall is not blockling inbound UDP packets to application?

Good evening! The problem: I have a Windows Server 2016 machine with Windows Defender Firewall enabled, I am trying to block inbound UDP packets to a custom network application. What I've tried: I ...
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Custom MDT Property/Variable Not Getting Evaluated During Task Sequence

Good-day all, I need some help with a Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) project I’m working on. So, I'm attempting to set the ComputerName on newly imaged machines using a concatenation of the ...
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windows update replaced conhost.exe but the file is not included in the update binary

We‘re performing file security analysis based on the source (where files are coming from). A Windows 10 update installs a new conhost.exe but we cannot find out where the file is coming from. It ...
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How to audit what are the anonymous binds made from my server?

After an audit, I am trying to identify the applications generating anonymous binds on the Domain Controllers before the remediation happens. So far, we only have the DCs logs, and that doesn't ...
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Is it possible to skip main mode for IPSec communication on Windows?

On Linux, after registered several SAs (Security Associations) between a pair of Linux host, I can create communication between those two Linux hosts, i.e, communicate with ESP packets. But on ...
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NET USE command doesn't authenticate when credentials are passed as parameters

I'm trying to connect to a remote WebDAV server by mapping it as a drive using NET USE command. NET USE * <domain> /user:<username> <password> Executing this command gives the ...
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Can an app's installation and updating be whitelisted?

I have an app that was built in C#. The app is for internal use only. Some of the machines that it needs to run on are locked down so only the admin can install apps. This means that the IT guy needs ...
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Delete registry value specific to user and contained in user's hive

Trying to get a script to run across my domain to delete a registry value contained in the user's hive. This is the path it will be located: HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\OfficeCompat\Outlook\...
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Hybrid on-prem connector - Won't validate - Backlog of emails

We're having an issue with our on-prem Exchange 2016 validating as a connector with our O365 portal, below error; 450 4.4.316 Connection refused [Message=Socket error code 10061] [...
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Different response from same Windows DNS server for domain and non-domain machines

This relates to a forward lookup zone added to a Windows DNS server. The zone allows machines to connect directly to a local email server when connected to the LAN. The same address resolves to the ...
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Start GPO script as administrator

I need to install a software using a login script, which is distributed by the GPO. Currently it is starting, but it is not run as an administrator, so the installation is not done. How can I make ...
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add an IPTables entry on Linux to let out Redis

On my Windows machine Client (name it WIN) I installed a VirtualBox Ubuntu Linux Mint Redis Server (name it LS), attached to the local network as Bridged Adapter. On my LS I have $ hostname -I 10.14....
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Real Linux instance vs WSL?

Windows 10 now has the subsystem for Linux available, I want to know what could be the difference between running a real Linux OS on a physical of Virtual machine VS running a WSL Linux instance? Can ...