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Questions tagged [windows]

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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Delay Windows shutdown procedure to cleanly exit application

I have a Windows executable which I desire to run permanently, but there are four details that can't be changed by me: It's an .exe file of which I don't have the source code (or if I had, I wouldn't ...
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OpenVpn Windows clients trafic is routed but not Linux

I am new to OpenVPN. I have set up an OpenVPN server which clients can connect to on Ubuntu 18.04. I have pushed routes so that all network traffic runs through the server. Windows clients can connect ...
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Cannot access folder with admin rights [on hold]

I am having issues with folder permissions on Windows 10 x64. For whatever reason.... My folder permissions keep requiring 'admin privileges to access certain folders. When I grant admin privileges, I ...
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Apache webdav login works on browsers, but error on net use command / window explorer

I would like to set up a simple WebDAV service on my server, which runs on Linux (Amazon EC2) and provide users to save files and folders. After config-ed some files, I manage to get the service ...
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Windows server Remote Desktop Services LAGS very with good resources

RDS services hosted on our windows server 2016 (Hyper-V virtual machine). We use default installation without any clustering/load balancing/etc - merely RDS services and licensing server. Problem ...
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Storage spaces direct only using 32gb for each cache device, is this normal?

I have two cache devices and 4 storage devices in two machines that are being mirrored. I ran some powershell to disable clustered storage (s2d) and in disk management I'm left with disks that are ...
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Failed to execute mandatory Program as scheduled via SCCM

When I deploy a package via SCCM, there is two machines failing to execute a program as scheduled time. I check two machines with IUIResourceMgr::IsMandatoryProgramPending Method, and the return ...
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How to find what physical server my physical disk in a S2D windows cluster is attached

I have a mirrored S2D cluster setup, one of my drives has an IO error as evidenced below. How do I find what physical server in the cluster this drive is attached to? I've ran all sorts of commands ...
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Is there any IETF / RFC standard defined for hosts file encoding?

While going through the accepted answer for hosts file ignored, how to troubleshoot?, I observed the statement "The hosts file should encoded in ANSI or UTF-8 without BOM". As I personally faced ...
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User and password management for a small-size company [on hold]

We would like to implement the following scenario and we need your input for brain storming ;) This whole question is for a small-size company of 60 employees, which are only working in a browser. ...
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Can't replace Win32_Tpm.mof in \windows\wbem

On Windows 10 pro I ran sfc /scannow and in CBS log it reports [l:13]'Win32_Tpm.mof' of Microsoft-Windows-TPM-Driver-WMI, version 10.0.17134.1, arch amd64, nonSxS, pkt {l:8 b:31bf3856ad364e35} ...
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Block single port forwarding in Windows

I have a Windows computer with IP Forwarding activated. However, I want to forward everything except the traffic that goes to port 53 in UDP. In Linux, this is easily solved with iptables: iptables -A ...
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How can I count the time spent in a day in establishing connections between two servers?

I have two servers, one is a SQL Server and the other one is a webserver with IIS installed. I'd need to find a -weird, admittedly- information: how much time the webserver spend during a day, in ...
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How to remove a disk using PowerShell

I've inserted a removable disk to one of the physical servers, then I ejected it, but it is still appears, as shown below: I've restarted the server multiple times, but it did not work. Is there any ...
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How do I get a “valid SSL public certificate” from Windows Certificate ? (for stunnel configuration)

In these directions for configuring Stunnel on Windows the following text appears : Copy a valid SSL public certificate to the directory "C:\Program Files (x86)\stunnel." To make things more ...
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Which one is true IP address of my laptop running windows? [migrated]

I have windows 10 laptop and connected to office WIFI. I am not able to ssh to my company aws ec2 instance so admin asked me the ip address of my laptop. I did ipconfig and it returned me two ipv4 ...
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unattend.xml account created but no admin rights

I have my unattend.xml right here: https://pastebin.com/FBiy3RTK It creates the admin account witj the password that is stated but for some reason it doesnt putt it in the group administr a tors ...
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Windows RDP Resolution Changes When RDP Client is minimized?

When using RDP to control a Win10 machine, the initial session starts in full resolution(expected behavior). When the client is minimized and then restored, the resolution in the client automatically ...
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listing users on remote windows PC tries to connect to all remote network interfaces

I am using Powershell and ADSI to enumerate users in local groups on remote computers. Well, to be honest, I also used Python and win32net, but result is the same, so I guess that choice of language ...
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How can I get Microsoft Command Line Utilities 14 for SQL Server to install?

In order to run a third-party WSUS script (against the Windows Internal Database) I downloaded the x64 version of the Microsoft Command Line Utilities 14 for SQL Server, but when I attempt the ...
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ansible choco module fails to install / update choco

When we run this task, we sometimes fail with the following error: An exception occurred during task execution. To see the full traceback, use -vvv. The error was: ReadTimeout: HTTPSConnectionPool(...
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RDP sharing - tsclient

We are using TSPlus as Remote Access solution. After some period of time, RDP shares (\tsclient) stopped working. Drive redirection on client side is enabled, I have checked Network Provider Order (...
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dell poweredge 2800 - Raid 1 disks offline

I have 4 disks in the raid with scsi, however, they went offline, the 3 have orangish color and the 1 has green. When I go into the perc bios, I can change the status to online but not sure how to ...
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Alternative to standard DNS forwarding? [closed]

I'll have a Windows computer that I joined to a local Intranet Domain, with their local DNS, etc... Now this computer should perform queries to an external DNS computer that belongs to another ...
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Redirect email to different domain

Is it possible to use the LAN DNS to redirect an email to a different domain? i.e. if I want to send emails to the domain name this.longdomainname.co.uk on a regular basis I could setup my DNS so ...
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Samba server can connect as root but not with other users

I'm trying to connect from windows to debian server with the next config: [global] log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m passwd chat = *Enter\snew\s*\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\s*\...
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Hetzner IP Subnet on Windows 10 VM

I have created a brouter (bridge router) on my CentOS 7 KVM Host machine. I am trying to assign an IP from an addon subnet that Hetzner has provided. The following is the working configuration for a ...
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Why does the actual CPU usage seem to be double what is reported for active processes?

My CPU shows heavy utilisation in Resource Monitor, but if I select all processes, the combined CPU usage of all active processes comes to roughly (exactly?) half of total CPU usage (orange line in ...
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take ownership of file under C:\Windows

I am trying to rename the ActionCenter.dll via our software deployment software. In order to do that I have to take ownership of the file. By default it is owned by TrustedInstaller The software runs ...
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port not released in windows server after application killed [closed]

I have a mobile application that hits to a windows server and further hits are forwarded to an HSM. As can be seen in the screenshot attached, even after the application is killed the port is not ...
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Windows - Webserver cannot bind to port 80, but no known processes are using the port

Long time ago I have created a Powershell script that stops the Apache-service, delete the webserver logs and the start the service again. Have had no issues until recently when the stop-process has ...
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Troubleshooting remote connection problems? [closed]

I am trying to remote to a Windows 10 machine (for work) which lies in other country, however no remote connections (via Windows Remote Connection) can be made to the machine despite the fact that it ...
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NAT with Hyper-V Internal switch: VM can't communicate with other machines

I have a machine running Windows Server 2016. The machine is hosting a Hyper-V VM, also running Windows. I would like to give the VM access to the network (i.e., connect to other machines on the ...
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Step-by-Step/Best way to migrate a NT4 Samba domain to Microsoft AD

Recently we start having multiple issues with our SAMBA NT4 domain, that is because Microsoft is forcing to stop using it. One of my projects in my current company is to migrate the old SAMBA NT4 ...
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Converting a Dell PowerVault MD3400 SAS to a server? [on hold]

Little experience with SANs. The one we have is a PowerVault MD3400. Looking up the specs it has plenty of hard drive capacity, but I see nothing of the processing and memory components. Wondering ...
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How to prevent Windows from restarting by applications

Is there any way to prevent Windows from restarting by application requests (like ExitWindowsEx())? Is it possible to force Windows to prompt if user agrees to restart the system or not, instead of ...
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Does ansible win_chocolatey module support retries?

Has anyone ever seen retries work on an ansible win_chocolatey task? The follow seems to fail on the first attempt with no retries and I'm getting timeouts at the ansible level while choco attempts ...
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Windows Admin Center Doesn't Connect

I've installed version 1804.25 of Windows Admin Center (WAC) onto my Windows 10 Pro v1709 laptop. I accepted the WAC self-signed cert, provided by the installer, on first page load. I then used the ...
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WSL and maven wrapper?

I'm trying to run my ./mvnw from a Spring Boot project in a WSL (Ubuntu) with Windows 10 Enterprise Build 1803. But I keep getting the same error every time: : not found ./mvnw: : not found ./mvnw: ./...
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IE not fulling rendering some pages unless run as admin or in private

I am the administrator for a web based piece of software. I've had four users in my organization have this issue and I'm stumped. It seems IE is not loading some pages completely. Most of the users ...
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Windows Component Services console (dcomcnfg) hangs

After run the "Component Services" console in any way and go to the Computers section, it hangs. Only the forced termination of the process helps. At the same time there is some activity . Long ...
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VPN Disconnects when switch user by RDP

I have the following problem. I have a WS2012 with a PPPT VPN configured (Allows other users to use the connection). The problem is that I connect by RDP with a user, I connect the VPN and if I ...
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Server 2012 Event ID 4625 An account failed to log on

I can' t login using one of my admin account. But i can loggin using Domain admin. Event Details are mentioned in below. please help me.. Log Name: Security Source: Microsoft-Windows-...
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Server 2008R2, startup/shutdown powershell scripts in gpedit.msc not working and not appearing in registry. Script works manually. No domain involved

It's a fully updated 2008 R2 box running WMF 5.1. I've got a powershell script that, under normal circumstances, e-mails me on startup or shutdown. It's working fine on a different 2008 R2 box. On ...
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How can I automatically enter cmd without activiate sconfig as default in Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016?

When Login to Microsoft Hyper-V Server it will firstly execute sconfig.cmd . However it is a little bit unnecessary for me. I can just type sconfig to start it whenever I want. How can I set cmd as ...
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Forward TerminalServices-LocalSessionManager log with op5 syslog forwarder

Using the op5 syslog forwarder, how can one forward the following log: Applications and Services Logs -> Microsoft -> Windows -> TerminalServices-LocalSessionManager One cannot select it in ...
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Windows 2016 server essentials in qemu kvm on gentoo linux will not boot

I can finish the initial installation of Windows 2016 server essentials with Qemu and libvirt on gentoo linux. But on first launch the VM will get a BSOD on first boot after installation. Subsequent ...
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Is iSCSI across network wise?

I need an opinion in regards to mapping a QNAP iSCSI LUN in Location A to Server in Location B and find out if its wise to execute this plan or will I end up bottle necking my VPN connection between ...
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wds pc name based on previous ad pc name

we have an ad wich has computers named WS1234 all the way up to WS1801.(this was done by hand with the person that worked here before me)We now get 50 more pc's. I have an wds image with an ...
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Do you know where is AllocateDASD registry in Windows 2016?

Until Windows 2012, there is MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\AllocateDASD but it doesn't exist on Windows 2016. Do you know where it is?