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Group Policy for Blocking Windows 11 Upgrade Prompts

So now that Microsoft has rolled out their Windows 11 push, our company's endusers are getting the prompts. Going into Group Policy I made an change described here and other sources --> https://www....
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I wonder if the cost of Windows server is every month or an hour

If the cost of Windows server is on an hourly basis rather than a month, I'm willing to use GCP even after the current three-month free $300.
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Why running second time ansible.windows.win_package isn't working?

I have a product that I can install it first, then update it - meaning to add more feature to my base product I do it by execute the MSI first time, then going to Add \ Remove Programs and when ...
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How can I access local disk using Windows to Go

I'm booting a laptop using a Windows to Go (Win 10 home) USB. After booting I cannot see the local drive of the laptop. The laptop has only 1 drive with a single partition. It is also BitLocker ...
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IIS FTPS with client authentication and OneToOneMappings

I'm trying to implement an FTPS service on Windows 10 (i know ... i know ...), with client certificate authentication and authorization (if possible) Environment : Windows 10 LTSC 2019 (1809) IIS (...
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UDP Packets Lost (Ubuntu 18.04 into Windows 10)

I am trying to send UDP packets from Linux machine (Ubuntu 18.04 ) to a windows 10 machine. But the packets are not received at the Windows machine. I have already send UDP packets from Windows 10 to ...
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In Windows cmd, does `dir /s` bypass the index?

I believe the answer to this question is Yes it does, but I can't find any source to confirm. The question is, if I'm in a cmd box at the root of a drive and I do dir /s <filename spec> does ...
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How to remove Exchange log files?

How to remove Exchange log files? These files really eat up my storage.
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multiple windows audio controllers? [migrated]

I have a computer running Windows 10 Home. In Device Manager, under 'Sound, Video and game controllers', I see the following: Magic Sound NVIDIA High Definition Audio NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device (...
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Unregister user account from devices in a Windows Domain

In a Windows Domain with Microsoft 365 when a user has used more than 20 devices they get an error they have have to unregister in order to sign into a new Windows 10 workstation. Does anyone know of ...
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SSH not working properly - Server not sending data to complete login

I just started having trouble with my ssh logins today. Have had remote access to my server for months but today when I tried to login with Putty from my Windows machine I get no response. Tried to ...
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PATH not set after SSH from MacBook to Windows

The goal is to start some jupyter notebooks remotely from my Macbook on my Windows machine, because of the GPU power. I've installed the OpenSSH server utility on my Windows machine and I am able to ...
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Google Chrome is not downloading the file saying cannot be downloaded securely

Issue: I am trying to download .DOCX file in both IE and chrome. Both browsers are showing a security warning and ask me to click on Keep button to download the file. When I click on IE it starts ...
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RDP connections fail for host A --> B but not B --> A

I have various windows servers all joined to a domain controller. I have the following setup and RDP enabled: Server A = Windows 2016 Server B = Windows 10 Server-A can RDP to Server B. Server-B ...
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HP-Proliant DL380 G6

Was able to get a Windows 10 based Operating System functioning on the server, sadly the other motherboard broke from other unrelated issues, replaced the motherboard, and cannot remember which ...
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Windows DNS SRV records creation for HTTP website

Setup: My domain GVProd.com and I have hosted the Test website on IIS called Http://WINERCA.GVTest.com:8080. Request: This Website Http://WINERCA.GVTest.com:8080 should be access through TestSite....
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How to troubleshoot windows dotnet azure function via portal if eventlog.xml and application insight has no errors in them?

I upgraded my function from net core 3.1 to net 6 in code, then updated function runtime version trough portal to ~4 and net framework version trough following az command az functionapp config set --...
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Create UNC in Windows [migrated]

How can I add a UNC like \AllData and map it C:\LocalData in Windows 10 Home? I do not remember how but I did it years ago and it worked great. I could locally on an Access file at my home computer, ...
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Windows RDS add server to use RDS

I hope you can help me with the following problem. I currently have a managementserver in my domain that is used by our helpdesk. We want to migrate the server to 2022. For this I want to allow more ...
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ssh Unknown error IPv6 windows10

I need to ssh a device from LAN. I've been able to do so in IPv4 in linux and windows10 but for IPv6, it only worked in linux. ipconfig PC LAN: This is the error I got in windows10: ssh -vvv Admin@...
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System32 / NDF / .etl files - safe to delete?

I have a VM running Windows Server 2012R2 using Remote Desktop Services with about 200 users logging in on and off 24/7 - meaning, there's never a really good time to reboot and any downtime is ...
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Strongswan IKEv2 vpn on Windows 10 client. I'm getting "policy match error"

my log file: Jan 16 22:10:46 ip-172-26-4-200 charon: 05[CFG] selecting proposal: Jan 16 22:10:46 ip-172-26-4-200 charon: 05[CFG] no acceptable ENCRYPTION_ALGORITHM found Jan 16 22:10:46 ip-172-26-4-...
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How to create multiple VPS from your own server [closed]

my problem is that I dont have much knowledge about this and I want to learn. Im creating my own server with Xeon E3 1230 v2 and it would be used for making different gaming servers. I want to ...
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Remote desktop not working for azure machine, how to allow that?

I am getting RDP error when connecting to the machine. The inbound rule already added but still getting this error. Even ping also not working. How to fix this?
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Connect to home network and corporate network at the same time? [migrated]

When I connect to my corporate network on Endpoint VPN, I can no longer see my local network resources (RDP to them, or connect to local shares). I am on a Windows laptop. Is there a way to have my ...
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Can windows DNS server be configured to return a fully qualified DNS alias?

Problem We have a 3rd party web app installed on a windows server. There is an alias DNS record setup so that user can type in to a web browser the app name i.e. "testapp" and get the site. ...
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Change nginx temp & log folder on Windows

I installed nginx on Windows but when i execute it from a directory that's different from the folder that resides nginx.exe i get the following error: nginx: [alert] could not open error log file: ...
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Windows 2016 Server default route behavior regarding metrics/preference

I have a host with two NICs, both have internet access but I'm trying to manually set preference of a specific NIC. My interface metrics: PS C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop> Get-NetIPInterface -...
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Upgraded to Windows 11 now L2TP VPN Connection Fails

I upgraded to Windows 11 now my VPN connections fail. They were working right before the update. The error is... The L2TP connection attempt failed because the security layer encountered a ...
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My windows 10 wont let me login with other users and shows error when logging in with current user and wont let me switch users? [closed]

I created john user on my windows 10 machine and logged out of administrator to login with john but i got error “ user profile service service failed to logon” and i cant change user the login with ...
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Target specific Enterprise CA for auto-enrollment?

We have two intermediate Enterprise CAs (Windows AD CS) in our AD domain. Both CAs only have the Certification Authority role enabled. CA1 is responsible for issuing certificates to workstations and ...
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Unreproducable BSODs after User-Sign in

We experience irregular BSODs in a large environment on a total of a manageable but not irrelevant amount of windows 10 systems. here, the exact windows 10 version as well as the hardware is diverse, ...
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Allow only specific people use IP printer

In-office we have several printers, which are installed to users, now when we bought another one, there is a task from manager to restrict access for that printer to only 6 people. I have checked GPO, ...
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HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 raid swap

We have a HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 which boots vmware and loads 3 windows virtual servers. We started getting cyclic redundancy erros during backup and then one of the raid drives started showing red ...
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Only allow approved USB devices to connect to device

I'm working for a client who has built a Medical product that is built on top of Windows 10. The application logs have to be manually extracted via USB, however the client only wants specific, ...
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Non-Administrative user need access on Service control manager-SCM

While running this command I am getting Access denied error. I need to run this command for a particular user without any admin privileges. Without providing admin access, is there any alternative ...
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How can you prevent an employee from installing software on a domain-connected workstation with an approval request prompt?

I worked for a company some time ago that used to have this program that would block all installs that have hashes that haven't been whitelisted. I cant remember the name, however, I believe it ...
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Windows 10: How do I set a hard disk offline by default?

I have a disk that I want to keep in an offline state, even across reboots. It's a backup disk that should remain offline until I'm doing a backup. Short of opening the case and pulling the power/...
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Network Credentials defaults to old login name [Windows 10 -> Windows Server 2016]

Recently one account on a Windows Server 2016 was renamed through the Computer Management option. From another computer (Windows 10) I want to map a share on that server. My issue is that the default ...
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Unable to authenticate with IPsec tunnel on FortiGate via Windows native client

I have setup an IPsec tunnel on our FortiGate 51E (FortiOS v6.2.10 build1263 (GA)) and I am able to connect via my Windows native client, however when I am asked for a username and password, I am ...
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Grant administrator permissions to local user without adding to administrators group [closed]

I need to grant administrator permissions to a local user without being member of the administrators group. This on windows server 2019
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Windows server 2022 - Cannot extend C: partition

I'm trying to extend my C: partition (I have 10 GB Unallocated), but the extend option is grayed out : Disk Image Same results with diskpart command : There is not enough usable free space on ...
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Server 2016 wont get updates from WSUS and Reporting issues on Wsus

As the title says, I have two problems with my WSUS setup. The first one is, that I can't get 2x Windows 2016 servers to get any updates. All other versions of windows gets updates, 2012,2019 and ...
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Hyper-V, BitLocker usage both on the virtualized system and the drive of the host system

Using Hyper-V on a Windows 10 Pro computer, all Hyper-V VM related data is stored on a non-system secondary SSD: D:\. I know that you can use BitLocker in the VMs themselves, by enabling TPM support ...
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Standalone Root CA does not enforce KeyUsage settings from CAPolicy.inf when issuing certificates

I have a standalone root CA (RootCA) and an enterprise subordinate CA (SubCA). Both Windows Server 2019. The RootCA seems to ignore the CAPolicy.inf file configuration settings, when attempting to ...
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No User exists for 'query user'

I have one weird issue on the virtual machine. When I do 'query user user1' is not showing the active session of the user. It says 'No User exists for user1', though there is active connection. ...
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Create new SubCA certificate fails with NTE_PROV_TYPE_NOT_DEF

I am trying to manually create a key and CSR for a new Windows AD CS Enterprise Subordinate CA (Windows Server 2019). I'd like to store the key in the modern Microsoft Software Key Storage Provider. ...
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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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WinSrv 2016 - can't access through specific port

I have problem with Windows Server 2016. I have a service running on ports 90 and 1090 - both are opened with status listening (checked with nestat -na). The machine has 3 network interfaces - I'm ...
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Running remote commands on Windows 10

Recently i was trying to research deeper into running remote commands from windows to windows. It can be easy with ssh, ftp - but I wanted it to run the commands without knowing the password either ...

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