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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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Windows Server: Activation ID, Application ID, Installation ID and Product ID?

I need a way to identify Windows Server installs on a server. A server could be running multiple instances of Windows Server. I need an ID which is unique to each install. If I run slmgr.vbs /dlv I ...
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Can I set up Samba so Windows clients connect to the Linux share with their AD password?

Both my Windows and Linux users authenticate with a common Active Directory (AD) username/password. Each Windows user that will mount the share, also has a Linux account on the Samba host. Can I ...
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any way to integrate authentication with subsystem for linux?

Looking at windows docs and trying to script this: Invoke-WebRequest -Uri https://aka.ms/wsl-debian-gnulinux -OutFile distro.zip -UseBasicParsing Expand-Archive distro.zip debian cd distro .\debian....
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Windows users/groups - Anonymous Logon, Everyone, Guest - what is what?

During installing and scheduling connection via DB-links, I've come accross settings permissions for the libraries (DLLs) for the account/group Everyone and account/group ANONYMOUS LOGON. So far, I ...
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Windows 2012 Robocopy with Deduplication active

Current Issue: File Cluster Disk of 14 TB Size needs an CHKDSK which can't be done because it lasts too long. So I'm going to replace this disk in the storage of the cluster. I run many times the ...
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Windows directory shared with Linux: permission denied

I'm trying to write in a windows shared directory from a Linux machine (Red Hat). To do that, I mount the directory with mount.cifs like this: sudo sh -c 'export USER=user0 && export PASSWD=...
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How do I access a network drive that won't upgrade past SMBv1 w/ devices that have been Updated to SMBv2 & v3?

I am getting Network drive error code 0x80070035 because the network drive is no longer being updated or supported by the manufacturer. I still want to use the drive since its a good drive, but I don'...
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Linux “Windows Performance Counters”-like machinery [on hold]

Is there a something like Windows Performance Counters for Linux? I dont mean the ability to gather system data. I mean the ability to create custom counters and report some statistics to it.
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Synchronize files between my laptop and PC [on hold]

Is there a way I could sync my user folder on both my laptop and my PC? Ideally, I would use my Linux VPS to keep the latest versions of my files and then sync to whatever device is connected. What ...
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Setting up a VPN client connection in CentOS 7

I have to connect remotely from client on CentOS to VPN server, hosted on Windows. What have been done: Installed packages yum install ppp pptp Contents of /etc/ppp/peers/harkiv_vpn # pty "pptp xxx....
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Block an application from accessing the network, except for a single IP address

How would I go about preventing a specific .exe from accessing any network (TCP) resources, with the exception of 1 or 2 IP addresses? Can it be done with Windows Firewall (netsh or UI) and/or IPSec? ...
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Estimate resource consumption of an application

I have a query. I have an X application in my WS 2012, which I have to scale the consumption of RAM and CPU that it will have. Currently when the application works at maximum, the CPU and RAM reach ...
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Skype for Business 2016 IM issues

Backgroun: At our company here we have Skype for Business 2015 Server on premises. I am a new System administrator and I was handed a skype mess here and I was wondering if anyone could help. 1 front ...
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Execute a Windows task triggered by registry changes

I'm looking for a possibility to execute a script in case a particular registry key is going to be created or modified. In the Windows Taks Scheduler there is a way to execute scripts triggered by ...
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How to add another address range to DHCP server

Short version Long Version Window Server 2012 DHCP server is currently configured as: Subnet: 10.0.x.x (e.g. 10.0.0.0/16) Dynamic IP Range: 10.0.0.12 - 10.0.0.120 This is done to limit dynamically ...
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Is it possble to use accesschk to list folders/files a user cannot write to?

Accesschk switches have options to check for write and read, but not the opposite way around. Is it possible to negate the option so that -w shows only objects with no write access?
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[MySQL][ODBC 5.3(A) Driver]lost connection to MyQL server at 'waiting for initial communication packet', system error:10060 [on hold]

[MySQL][ODBC 5.3(A) Driver]lost connection to MyQL server at 'waiting for initial communication packet', system error:10060 While connecting to mysql with VBA code.
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Windows Service fails to automatically start if Virtual Server starts from deprovisioned state

I have a server application running on an Azure hosted virtual machine. This application consists of four windows services. Every night I shutdown (deprovision) the virtual machine. When I restart ...
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Task Scheduler — how to expand /export the “Show Active tasks” window — Windows server Enterprise Edition 2007:

For the Task Scheduler -- how to expand the "Show Active tasks" window -- This is for Windows server Enterprise Edition (release date: 2007). Is there a way to export the data to a .csv file or ...
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Mount NFS Share In Windows On Non-Standard Port

I have an NFS server on a Linux machine bound to a non-standard port. I can map it on another Linux machine using them command: mount -v -o port=$PORT $IP:/ /$MOUNTPOINT, but I can't seem to find any ...
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List all txt records for a doman

How can I list all the txt records for a domain? All online tools i checked only list the firt one they find and the nslookup the same. I wish to do this on a windows machine.
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Windows 10 ICS with 2 NICs and one VPN connection

I am under an education network which the content is unfilterred but the volume of traffic to the Internet is limited (unlimited within EDU network). This restriction only applies only to office ...
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Use fileshare as a specific user

The problem I have is that I have an VM with VMWare WorkStation (Windows 10) used for develop desktop software. It is not on a domain as we copy it to developers. So a named user Developer is ...
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Windows 2012: First NFS I/O After Reboot Hangs

I have a 2012 R2 server configured to export a folder over NFS to Linux clients using defaults to mount. After the server reboots, the clients are able to read attributes once again after a minute or ...
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Looking for a solution to maintain an unmodified version of Windows 7 [closed]

7th generation Kaby Lake CPUs no longer support windows 7 and computers with 6th generation chips are getting harder to purchase. We are looking for a solution to use an unmodified version of Windows ...
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Need to reset password. I can login the computer with fingerprint [migrated]

Win 10. I forgot my password. I can still login the computer using fingerprint everyday ( I am typing this question using this computer now), but I need to find out my password in case. The current ...
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Change WMI Security Descriptor programatically not working

I'm trying to change the Wmi Security Descriptor of a about 100 hundred Computers with Windows 10 Pro/DC 2012 R2. I found that the following approach can be used in my case : msdn Executing the steps ...
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What are the rules regarding casing of values for environment variable USERNAME in Windows?

One of my customers says that in his AD usernames have mixed case sometimes and besides that, that people are able to successfully login using another casing of usernames. So there might be an ...
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Change data from one logical drive to another

I have a Fujitsu rx200S8 that has 2x500GB drives in a raid 0 configuration. I added 2x1TB new disks and created another raid 0. How can I migrate the data from the old disks to the new ones without ...
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How to automatically start a cloud windows instance periodically?

I have zero experience with windows server management, azure, etc. and therefore asking for an advice here. There exist an automation script that needs to be executed every N days, it takes ~10 ...
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Windows Static route [on hold]

I have a windows server 2016 with 2 network interfaces: NIC1 = 10.0.0.11 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Default GW:10.0.0.1 NIC2 = 10.0.0.51 Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 Default GW:10.0.0.1 I need to ...
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Set up Windows 10 SRP initiator

How do can I setup an SRP Windows 10 initiator? I've seen several mentions of an initiator being included in WinOF but I haven't found any instructions on how to do it. The initiator will be Windows ...
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Windows SSTP client fails connect to SoftEther VPN: PPP LCP terminated, MSCHAP v2 missing?

Strange issue connecting to two instances of SoftEther VPN Server from Windows 10 Pro machine using SSTP. The older VPN server runs on 4.19 for a couple of years. Windows has no problems connecting. ...
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Windows - Restrict ability to run application to one service account

I've been asked to write a script that enters information from one application into another - and I've done it using a combination of Python, Selenium and Firefox (it's a temporary measure before a ...
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Layer 3 Device ICMP behavior and impact on tracert

Is it possible to configure a layer 3 device to set the TTL of all ICMP echo request packets to zero and not send out ICMP Time Exceeded message ? If so, wouldn't this make it impossible for tracert ...
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How can I abort a telnet connection attempt? [closed]

Suppose I execute the following in command prompt: telnet XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX 80 half a second later, I realize it would never connect (for whatever reason). I want to abort the connection attempt ...
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windows proxy tunnel, redirect application [closed]

I have an proxy network that I connect using chrome and have to have a chrome extension since enable AUTH method i.e user:pass@ip:port which is missing in chrome headless. the Problem that I want to ...
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What are the XAMPP, LAMPP etc. of production? [closed]

What alternatives are there when working in a production environment? I have heard of IIS for Windows and installing the parts seperately, but that can't be it right?
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SSL/TLS handshake failure

Configuration A Windows 2008R2 RDS server RDS01 A Windows 2008R2 RDS server RDS02 A Windows 2012R2 RemoteApp server APP01 Problem Calling URL https://APP01.domain.local/rdweb : From RDS01 : ...
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RDP service not displayed under services for remote computer

I have a jumpstation which i connect to remotely, from here on i launch services.msc and choose connect to another computer to display the set of services running on server X. I can see majority of ...
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How to make UAC ask for username and password every time?

if i start a CMD with elevated rights the UAC asks for the password of my current user, which is only a normal user. So i need to switch the user under "weitere Optionen" (more choices) If i start a ...
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MT4 on my VPS won't send emails until I manually connect the RDP

Evening I have a set up of my Azure Windows 2012 VPS with a static IP address to maintain the same RDP connection. This works perfectly, however, I'm running an application (MetaTrader 4) that is ...
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How to run a script/command at only the “first” boot once on Windows Server 2016?

I've been looking around everywhere but couldn't find anything relevant. I have a pre-configured Windows image that I would like to deploy on a huge number of VMs and I want a specific script to run ...
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OpenVPN server can't reach client (Mikrotik) subnet

I have VDS machine with Windows Server 2016. So far I've managed to install, configure and run OpenVpn server. My router Mikrotik is configured as client for OpenVPN. Lan behind Mikrotik is 192.168.1....
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Virtualbox, host - Windows 10, guest - Ubuntu, guest does not connect to internet nor gets an ip [closed]

I tried lots of settings to get vulnhub challenge Node: 1 working. But it seems that no matter what I try, the machine does not get an ip assigned. Be it bridged or host only ,when I run arp -a or ...
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Asking for password for directory listing?

For developement purpose I'd like to be able to quickly see folder contents on a server that is facing the internet. So I want to password-protect the actual index page with basic auth. This is my ...
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Windows 10 firewall blocks incoming udp

I have a windows 10 machine and a device connected in the same subnet: The device is sending as unicast to my machine UDP traffic to port 18004. If I allow this port for UDP, the traffic still does ...
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Consistent plain text file printing between Mac and Windows [closed]

I have various plain text files that I'd like to print in a fixed width font. I want them to print in whatever the default is for Mac OS X / MacOS, I believe it's Monaco.ttf or some derivative at ...
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Socket binding and sending on different addresses

I have already posted this question here (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/52653506/udp-socket-binding-and-sending-behavior-on-windows-1709) but also want to ask similar here. I've been debugging ...
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Windows Server 2016 how to unlock DLL

I've a Windows Server 2016 installation with Exchange 2016. I need to unblock a downloaded DLL as asked into this guide. In Windows Server 2012, you need to right-click and then click to UNBLOCK. In ...