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Windows Server 2008 R2 is an operating system from Microsoft, and reached End Of Life on January 14, 2020. It is an update of Windows Server 2008. Unlike Server 2003 R2, this R2 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.

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Unable to locate VBScript.Encrypt

I'm in the process of trying to migrate a legacy ASP application from Windows Server 2008 R2 to a Windows Server 2022 box. Currently, I'm having trouble with the application being encoded by the ...
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Cannot remove alternate computername after in-place upgrade from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2

We have some servers that were upgraded in-place from 2008 R2 to 2012 R2. While they were running 2008 R2 alternate computer names were added to them with netdom computername <computer> /add:<...
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Isass.exe memory leak on Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

I found one of our Windows Server(2008 R2) use 98% memory(16GB in all). In Task manager, lsass.exe was found using about 15GB memory. After restart the server, lsass.exe occupy about 10MB memory, and ...
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Trouble Upgrading Secondary DC from 2008R2 -> 2012R2 without FSMO Roles Present

I am attempting to upgrade a recovered DC running 2008R2 to 2012R2. This DC is the secondary and the primary is still in production. When attempting the upgrade process, I run into an issue where the ...
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Replacing Domain Controller with Server 2022

We have two Domain Controllers running 2012 R2. I have been given a project to replace these with 2022. I have just discovered that the Domain Functional Level is still 2008 R2. I have issues with FRS ...
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Migrating from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Azure AD

Windows Server 2008 R2 (I am aware that it is out of support) Active Directory Domain Controller and file server. I am considering migrating users and files to Azure AD. Our users currently have ...
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Prevent specific application information event IDs from Source Security-SPP flooding the Windows Application Event Viewer Log

Is there a way to prevent event IDs: 1003 and 1033 from Source: Security-SPP with Level: Information from flooding a Windows server Application Event Viewer Log? I am seeing approx 4500 of these ...
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Windows Server no option for domain logon

EDIT: Problem solved. Thank you everyone! I reset local admin password and discovered that someone had taken this machine off the domain. Easy fix once the password was reset. Original: We are running ...
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Silicon Image Raid5 search for data recovery options [closed]

In a HP server with windows 2008-R2. There is a PCI Silicon Image SATA raid controller with 4 SATA disks. In the controller is a config to make them in a Raid5 config. Windows is seeing them as 1 ...
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Upgrade Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2022

Is it possible to upgrade from Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2022, passing through Windows Server 2012 R2? I don't know if it is possible with the "storage" version of ...
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RDP not respecting client's desktop scale factor

We upgraded our laptops and their resolution went from the old laptops' 1366 x 768 to 1920 x 1080 and this is causing our one Remote Desktop server to scale everything small so it's hard to see. I ...
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Does UEFI info on the hard drive's boot partition gets written to the system's BIOS?

I was transferring a set of existing raid drives into a second-hand server, an HP Gen9 server. I observed 2 interesting details: When I was configuring UEFI boot Order shown in the picture below, I ...
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What is a good indicator that a server does not have enough RAM?

I am the "application owner" of a server (ie. I am responsible for running and maintaining the application running on the server). The VM has 8GB of RAM, as was recommended when the ...
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Restoring Win server 2008 from full back up?

I'm having trouble of restoring win server 2008, can anyone help me. First of all, i got the Power Edge 2900 running raid 1 with 3 disk. Power outage happend, and 2 disks are gone -slot0 and slot1 (...
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Windows share not respecting NTFS permissions?

I have a Windows server and so far shared a folder D:\AAA as "ShareRW" with full share permissions ("Everyone - Full") and some stricter NTFS permissions as required on and below ...
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Are LocalUser.LastLogon updated with IIS FTP logins?

I'm trying to get a list of the latest users that connected to the IIS FTP server. I have an FTP group on my Windows 2008 R2 Server. Get-LocalGroupMember -Group FTP | Select-Object LastLogon I know ...
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What is the easiest way to create an image of an existing running Windows 10 or Windows Server system?

For the purposes of, let's say, moving it to a cloud location? I do recall doing it for a client, transplanting them to Azure, but I don't recall how they created an image. Azure simply had an ...
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Move partition to another disk

Looking to move a partition on Disk 0 (E:) to Disk 3. Reason for doing so is that I want to extend the Disk 0 (C:) partition and I want both drives/partitions on separate VMDK's. Disk 0 and Disk 3 are ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Upgrade to Server 2012 R2 issue

Windows Server 2008 R2 upgrade to 2012 R2 issue. Hoping someone can shed some light on my issue. I am trying to update a Poweredge T410 running Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2. It ...
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IIS7.5 How to make a binding for 2 domains, 2 IPs and 2 certificates

I am clutching at straws... hope you can help me with this old server. I want to bind domain1.com to ip 123.456.7.1 and domain2.com to 123.456.7.2, each with its own certificate. As longs as I ...
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Parent domain vs Child domain

As far as I know, a child domain's fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) must be a subdomain of the parent domain's FQDN. Also an implicit trust (two way - transitive) is established between them. Are ...
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File Explorer closes when viewing mapped drives and other SMB Shares

We've been dealing with an issue involving File Explorer closing, seemingly randomly, when viewing mapped network drives and other SMB Shares. The network connection(s) to these locations are not lost,...
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Disable ping in Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

my seniors and professionals, I know this issue is already listed on serverfault but I am again asking this question as none of the provided solutions worked for me. I have tried the following options....
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How to kill a process running under SYSTEM account in the Windows Server?

I have a server with Windows Server 2008 R2 and a service process (our custom service) running on it under SYSTEM account. A service has presumably hanged and I wanted to stop it. I tried stopping via ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Upgrade

Does anyone know how to upgrade or has upgraded a PowerEdge R510 Server from Windows Server 2008 R2 to at least Windows Server 2012 OS? I need to get this server's OS upgraded.
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When do Microsoft Windows Server registry settings like HKLM..SCHANNEL... take effect

When do Microsoft Windows Server registry settings such as these take effect - first boot? As soon as imported? Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\...
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Can a service failing to start prevent login?

I'm trying to pinpoint a login issue for a user. When RDPing into a Windows Server 2008 R2 server, they got a partial error message saying Login Failed. You are. I assume this is supposed to be You ...
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Why isn't my Windows 2008 R2 server hosted in Azure getting ESU patches automatically?

I moved a Server 2008 R2 workload to Azure and should be eligible to receive extended support updates automatically as per this page without any need for configuration:- https://docs.microsoft.com/en-...
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netbios McAfee HIPS block

All across my network random computers have been receiving a ton of McAfee HIPS blocks that state "Blocked outgoing UDP Source random IP netbios (137) destination IP". The only way we can ...
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How to clear Windows Error Reporting CAB files on Windows 2008R2?

Noticed that the c:\programdata\Microsoft\Windows\wer\ReportQueue folder has grown out of control on one of our older win2008r2 servers. Is occupying almost 90gb of cab files. What is the ...
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Unused ADCS for Server 2008 R2 Standard. What are the risks associated with removing this service?

I have inherited this system and I am looking at decommissioning this server 2008 R2 Domain Controller/ADCS Server. This role (ADCS) was never actively used by anyone. I believe, just because it was ...
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Migrate Dead Active Directory Domain Controller from Windows Server 2008 R2

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 acted as Active Directory Domain Controller. Last week it suddenly stopped working. There are no working backups and there are no other DC. When I check the server, the ...
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How to configure DFS Replication group in Active Directory

A newbie question here. I have two Windows 2008 R2 servers. DFS Management installed. When I go to "New Replication Group", and try to create a group in the domain, I get "Insufficient ...
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Patch for EOS Servers

My company have got a few Windows 2008 servers that have already reached end of support. We are delaying the decommissioning of the server and I am thinking of controls that can help to mitigate risks....
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Stand Alone Certificate Authority - creating a new root certificate

I seemed to have hosed up my Certificate Authority. I have a Stand Alone Certificate Authority and it's not on a domain or enterprise so there's no certificate templates. Currently all of the ...
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ESXI 10g Network but Win-2008-R2 limited with 1G speed

We recently upgraded all of our vmware esxi 6.5/6.7 servers networks on 10G. All the guests which have windows 2012 or above can transfer data above 1G as shown in below pic. but on same physical ...
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How to configure proxy server on Windows Server?

I'm new to Windows Server and as I understand, a proxy server is an intermediary between a client computer and the internet. On client computer I can set proxy server address and port inside Settings -...
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Upgrading Windows Server 2008 Standard (32-bit) to Windows Server 2016 Standard (64-bit)

I’m trying to upgrade my windows server 2008 standard 32-bit version to windows server 2016 standard 64-bit version. The server is currently running as a secondary domain controller as the primary has ...
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How to migrate dhcp server superscope?

I have super-scope dhcp server on Windows Server 2008 and I want migrate it to new Windows Server 2016 with all scopes, leases and reservations. Is there any way to do this? I know there is netsh dhcp ...
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Make data on file server (RAID1) still accessible on hardware failure

There is a file server (Windows Server 2008 R2) running on a hardware RAID 1 (HP SmartArray P212 with Read and Write Cache) with 2 standby disks. Additional, there is a Windows Backup writing to an ...
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Problems accessing shared folder in Windows clustered file Server 2008 R2

Firs of all I need to apologise for my poor technical and language skills. I will try to describe a problem as detail as I can. There is subnet 172.16.10.0/24 In this subnet I have 3 servers 1 storage ...
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How do I pin point which processes consuming the CPU from resource monitor?

I need help on pin pointing which processes actually utilizing the most CPU on my server. I had a Win2008 server which are hosting several applications. From time to time the CPU will spike to 100%, ...
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Checking TLS 1.2 enabled or not on my Windows Server

I need to check if TLS 1.2 is enabled on my Windows Server 2019. In the registry the key TLS 1.2 is not present under Protocols But when I browse on a secure website (hosted on this server in IIS) ...
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What should I do about my print server with an OS that is no longer supported?

I am in charge of a print server at my medium size business. There are one-thousand two-hundred printers on the print server and most of them are HP printers, along with some Zebra printers. My ...
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Do I need to migrate shares when migrating AD from windows 2008 r2 DC to 2019 DC?

I'm migrating a Windows 2008 R2 vm domain controller to 2019, so far after checking the health of the old server, the new server has been promoted to DC, and next step will be to move the fsmo roles. ...
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DHCP Server stops handing out leases

I currently have a DC running Windows Sever 2008 R2 (yes I know) and for the past two weeks, when employees travel back to the office, they can't connect to the internet unless I do one of two things. ...
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Migrating AD info from 2008 R2 to 2019 - is the process different for VMs?

I was looking for information on how to migrate domain info from a Windows 2008 R2 server VM to a new 2019 server VM. I found info that essentially says to install a new 2019 server on the domain, ...
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What does it mean "mounted image is 6.3, not 6.1"

When i upload MY windows 2008 R2 VM have some error : Error running workflow: step "translate" run error: step "translate-disk" run error: step "wait-for-bootstrap" run ...
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Demote old 2008 R2 server not possible because clients keep using old 2008 server as the logonserver

I recently got a new client who has a domain with two domain controllers, one running on Windows server 2012 R2 and an older 2008 R2. I would like to remove the old 2008 R2 within the domain and move ...
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VM servers running slow but task manager showing everything good

I have several VMware VMs running on Win Server 2008, which often encounter slowness from time to time. Most of the time it's during the busy month end activities. Weirdly, I find it hard to explain ...
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