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installing the windows 2008 server on ibm x3650 7979 server

Q: installing the windows 2008 server on ibm x3650 7979 server

Hi, I am going to install windows 2008 server on the IBM server x3650 7979 and couldn't get the supportive RAID Serv as the I am currently got the IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD version 7.4.17 for adaptec RAID controller 8K but it does not have windows 2008 server option. Do assist me in this regard. thanks

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Hi;
I am having the KMS Server with Server 2012 KMS Key,which is hosted on Windows server 2012 R2.

We need to update the KMS Server 2K12 Key to 2K16 KMS Key, Is there any way to Get the detail that the key will activate these OS Versions?

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I would like to discus everyone?s failures and success with type of install.

In other Threads we have disused partitioning out the drive into 3 partitions to overcome problems.

So let?s hear about your installs.

:::Here is Mine:::

I want to put 5 2TB SATA drives in my Windows 2008 R2 server but while I was test installing Windows 2008 R2 refused to see the full space correctly. I am worried there is an issue with the Windows 7/2008 R2 code in relation to 2TB SATA drives. Seems to work great on SAS or SCSI.

Typically when I install 5 data drives in a server I use RAID 5. This typically shows up as 5 x size of drive. So when I have 5 500GB drives I see 2.5TB of space. (Note: I understand RAID and I know about parity and that it is NOT all useable space, but let?s just count it as space for the sake of this test).

Note: My OS is on a 2 mirrored 10K drives and not part of the RAID for data. When I install 5 2TB drives you would expect to see 10TB of space, however Windows Server R2 only shows it as 4TB of space. After checking settings and making lots of changes I finally got it to show as 2 partitions of 4TB and no hint of the 2TB of leftover space.

I switched between 250GB and 500GB drives (same machine, same Windows Server 2008 R2) just different drives. With the 250GB I get 1.25TB of space and with the 500GB again I get 2.5TB of space. Back to the 2TB drives and I only get 4TB of space.

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A:Installing Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 on 2TB Drives

Had this 2_tb HD running for 1 month now, No Problems.
Full format, No Partitions.

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Hi, We just received our HP Probook 650 G1.  We installed windows server 2008 R2 on it. We need to connect it to the network & internet (in order to activate the OS). But I coudn't manage to find any driver for the network adapter nor for the wifi adapter. Can you help me please.

A:Installing network adapter driver for Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi: The ethernet driver from the Intel website should work... https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/18725/Intel-Network-Adapter-Driver-for-Windows-Server-2008... For the wireless, the only suggestion I can offer would be to try the W7 x64 driver for the model wlan card your notebook comes with.

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I have 2 servers; windows 2000 & windows 2008, I can always access them via XP but my system 7 home can't authenticate. It appears to add the domain name as a preamble my user name in the authentication....does this make sense?


thank
-Jeff

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We have a requirement to get the windows services from one of our remote server. We already have a group with admin rights on that machine and users added to it. But while fetching the services from that details we get below error.
We are using C#.net to fetch the services.
Error:
InvalidOperationException Was caught
Cannot open Service Control Manager on computer :"". This operation might require other privileges.

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Hello,
I created the following performance counter using logman.exe. 

logman.exe create counter US_Triton_Perf_Log -b 9/23/2015 09:30:00 -e 9/30/2099 18:30:00 -r -s $server -si $frequence -cf $folder\$server.txt -f $logtype  -o C:\local\logs\Perfout_$Server --a -v mmddhhmm  -rf  $max_duration

When I do this across multiple servers specifically for Windows Servers 2008/2012, the counter is created to repeat and run everyday at 930PM and stops running everyday at 430PM. This works perfectly fine as intended. However, When I do this for a Windows
2003 server, my created counter is very different.
For example, in this case, I have set to the counters to start at 930AM and end at 1830PM, because I have set a maximum duration of 9 hours, the job terminates and begins on the next day, since I have the repeat option on. However, this does not apply to
our 2003 server; logman creates the job to run once a week in this case it would be on a Wednesday. In addiiton, I noticed that the job doesn't not even start at it's indented time. It actually does not start at all. I also notice that the jobs on all windows
2003 servers are created in a pending status, which then prevents me from removing the counter remotely. 

I would like to know if windows 2003 is capable of working like my win 2008/2012 servers using logman, and if historically, the job has to be kicked off through scheduled task. 




Both Jobs are using the same criteria, but a... Read more

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Hi, I was asked to 'use' the NMI button by Microsoft support to force a blue screen to gather the dump file of a hang server. This is because the keyboard was not responsive to Ctrl+Scrl lock, during 'hang' session.

Question is, how to 'use' the NMI?

Please assist, thank you so very much..
 

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Hi guys,
 
What free Antivirus software for servers?
What free anti-malware would NOT be a good idea?
 
Info:
My friend has purchased a Poweredge server to act as a fileserver for a private network not connected to the internet..  He uses 2 laptops at the most  to access files on the server.
 
However at some points he will update Windows Server 2008 plus odd bits by temporaily hooking up to the Internet., and obviously leave himself open to malware etc. for a short time.
 
The cost of server Antivirus is very high and usually effective for 10 workstations upwards, and obviously he would appreciate keeping costs down.
 
 
Questions:
I would appreciate thoughts on ideas for avoiding a costly solution.
 
Also, if he got Malware on it (e.g. Rootkit or Delta) would current Bleeping Computer tools (e.g. Rkill, RogueKiller etc) still work on the server - or does it require another approach? 
 
I am asking fior advice BEFORE he gets started while options are open.
 
 
Thanks in advance guys
 
 
 
 
 

A:Free Server Antivirus ? e.g. for Windows Server 2008

The answer is fairly simple. Just read the details on the site -
Microsoft Security Essentials is available for small businesses with up to 10 PCs.
 
• Microsoft Security Essentials:
Microsoft updated it’s free Anti-Virus solution at the end of 2010 to support Windows 2008/R2.
This is easily one of the better free offerings as Microsoft has updated this solution to complete directly with some of the biggest solutions, such as Mcafee and Symantec paid versions.

When downloading, simply choose Windows Vista / Windows 7, as Microsoft has yet to update the website.http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
 
Regards -

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As my final project for the year i am setting up a server that we will eventually move all our computers on to. I am using a poweredge 2900 as a server with windows server 2008 installed. As of now i have 2 computers connected to the domain which they can log on to.

- what i need help with
- How do i give all users access to programs?
- Each student needs to have access to her own drive through the server not locally.
The client computers are connected to a switch using dhcp.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:setting up a server for school help (windows server 2008)

I'm quite sure your instructor/teacher did not intend for anybody but you to do the final project for the year and nobody else.

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We had:

1) 1 Windows Server 2003 running Active Directory services to manage logon and permissions for file sharing.
2) 15 workstations.

We now want to have:

1) 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 server running Active Directory services to manage logon and permissions for file sharing.
2) 15 same workstations, with their same user profiles.

So I joined the 2008 R2 server to the domain, and then used the dcpromo tool to make it a domain controller.

Problem is, whenever I take the old server offline, (the 2003 one) everything flips out, logons are slow, and the 2008 server gives people trying to access shared files weird errors like that the server that authenticated them cannot be contacted, and asks them to log in again with their username and password before accessing shared files on the server.

What did I do wrong? I must be forgetting something.
 

A:Replacing a Windows 2003 AD DS server with a 2008 R2 AD DS server

1. Transfer all FSMO roles to your 2008 R2 server
2. Uninstall AD on 2003 server
3. You can now permanently take 2003 server offline
 

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Hi all
Have been a LONG LONG user of Linux as a server (hosting VM's XP / W7 mix) and file / print sharing.

I used to avoid MS like the plague as far as SERVER environments are concerned - probably because my first experince was Windows NT (Windows NeanderThal or Windows No Thanks) which was SO HORRIBLE that it put me off Windows servers for ages.

(Note I'm using a server in a HOME environment where we have around 8 machines (most of which are actually mine for testing -- not a corporate environment which has other considerations).

The problem now with the latest Linux distros that they are trying to be "A Better Windows than Windows". You can of course customize them but I haven't got the time or patience to do this any more. To select what packages to install / leave out now is a 100% pain and if you do it wrong the chances are the system will give errors.

I've looked at the new SUSE 11.2 -- slick and polished - bit I don't NEED "an alternative Windows".

I've just been looking at Windows Server 2008 R2 (got it from Technet) and I'm REALLY IMPRESSED with it so far. I've installed the STANDARD version - you don't need datacenter or Enterprise version for a home server.

It runs vmware server on it just fine (although I might go the whole hog and use the Hyper-V virtualisation -- need to do a bit more research).

I'm quite happy letting MS do the updates than having to mess around with Kernel compiles etc.

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A:Windows 2008 Server or Linux for server

Windows servers have come a very long way in the last few years, I will never use a linux server ever again.

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I'm trying to decide between Windows Home Server and Windows Server 2008 R2 for my home server PC. Ordinarily it would be a clear cut choice, but I've got a free copy of Server 2008 R2 through my academic MSDN subscription. I'd like to avoid spending extra money if Server 2008 R2 would do the job. But I'm willing to buy Home Server should it prove necesary. Any input is appreciated. Thanks.

A:Windows home server vs Server 2008 R2

Server 2008 R2 is a more fully functional product. You will be able to do similar things, but it might be a little more involved getting it set up and working. Plus, if you are interested in IT, you could use the Server 2008 R2 experience....but you won't get hired for your knowledge on Windows Home Server.

My vote is Server 2008 R2 without a doubt.

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I have a file server at home with a Quad core, 4gb ram, and a 3tb of storage. It is running Ubuntu Desktop and sharing video files primarily. From my school I have access to a free copy of Windows Server 2008 R2. Other than the server I have 2 Windows 7 desktops, 1 Windows 7 laptop and 1 Windows Vista laptop.

I am interested in moving to a Windows setup as I am done with the ?Ubuntu? experiment. WHS looks like what I need, but I have a free copy of WS 2008 and I would miss the $50 for WHS. My goals can be described best as:

Need to Haves:
? File/media server (local network)
? Dedicated game server for various games for friends.
? Print server

Nice to Haves:
? Music/Video Streaming over the internet
? Automatic backup server
? File server over the internet
? Ability to manager other PC?s from the server

My ability as an admin:
? No experience
? Willing to learn and put forth initial effort to get setup
? Don?t have time to really spend more than 1 day moving from Ubuntu to the new setup.
? Don?t want to be stuck constantly screwing with things to get it right or keep it running.

What is going to be best option for my situation?

A:Help choose: Windows Home Server 2011 vs. Windows Server 2008 R2

Honestly, I use both in their proper settings, and unless you have a domain at home with multiple users, Windows Server 2008 R2 is overkill...and would require much more tweaking and add-in apps to do what you want. Given your write-up, WHS 2011 is the way to go. It does much of what you want out of the box, and is designed for people who don't want to become server admins (or at least not be forced to).

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can anybuddy help me when my product will be end of life  Q0CL55            System x3650 M4 : -[7915AC1]-

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[RESOLVED]Problem installing SQL Server 2008

When I ran the SQL Server 2008 Setup it got me to install the Microsoft Frame Work. I did and restarted the computer. Now when I try to install SQL Server it says I haven't restarted the computer and won't let me install. I've restarted 3x.


 

A:Problem installing SQL Server 2008

Found the problem: the software installed with the Logitech Quickcam somehow screws it up.
 

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Hey all,

I'm inexperienced with Windows Server 2008 and am setting up a "lab" or test server here at the company I work for's network.

In the intial configuration process, when setting up the Active Direct Domain Services, I'm stuck at the DNS server

Questions are...

-Do I install it?
-Will this interfer/mess up things with our main file server?

Sorry, a bit amateur with this stuff

Any help is appreciated
 

A:Windows Server 2008 - DNS Server..?

Bump...

Anyone?

Thanks
 

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Hi

I have already installed sql server 2008 r2 and serivice pack3 in my windows 8 ,but now i want to install sql server 2008 r2 with advanced service for extra features. but when i try to install advanced service, compatible issue raised. how can solve this problem?

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I have a question about Mysql server 2008 R2

What is my server name if I select to install with "Named Instance" not "Default Instance"

with Mixed mode password



I don't know this because I used to install with Named Instance : neneka and mixed mode password 12345

but I can't login because I don't know what my server name is

user id should be : neneka right ? and maybe password is 12345

A:Question about installing Mysql server 2008 R2

When using named instances, the server name is of the form [ComputerName]\[InstanceName]
When using the default instance, it's only [ComputerName]

You can alternatively replace the computer name with the IP or "localhost" if it's on the very same box. And on the login dialog, if you open the server name combobox, the option "browse for more" can be used to help you locate the servers in the network too.
Also verify if the server service is running. For named instances to connect over a network, you also need the SQL Browser service running (not needed for the default instance).

BTW, you should rename the post to SQL Server, as it has nothing to do with MySql.

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Hello Support, Hello everybody

We have following problem:
https://support.microsoft.com/nl-nl/kb/2640103
 and we try to solve this with the patch KB2640103

 We can't install this KB, we receive the following error message when installing:
KB2640103 trifft nicht zu oder wird von einer anderen bedingung auf ihrem system blockiert
(does not apply or
is blocked by another condition on your system)
 OS: Windows Server 2008 R2
Does anybody have a clue why we can't install this?
Many Thanks.
Randy H.

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CURRENTLY HAVE IE8 ON THE SERVER, NOT ABLE TO INSTALL IE9,10 OR 11 ON THE SERVER


==================================================================== 00:00.000: Started: 2016/03/14 (Y/M/D) 20:21:04.691 (local) 00:00.000: Time Format in this log: MM:ss.mmm (minutes:seconds.milliseconds) 00:00.000: Command line: "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\Install\IE11-Windows6.1-x64-en-us.exe"
/WSUS 00:00.000: INFO: Setup installer for Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16428 00:00.000: INFO: Previous version of Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.19104 00:00.000: INFO: Checking if iexplore.exe's current version is between 11.0.9600.0... 00:00.000: INFO: ...and
11.1.0.0... 00:00.000: INFO: Maximum version on which to run IEAK branding is: 11.1.0.0... 00:00.000: INFO: iexplore.exe version check success. Install can proceed. 00:00.000: INFO: Operating System: Windows Server: 6.1.7601 (Service Pack 1) 00:00.000: INFO:
Trying to extract ID: SetupDownloadList.txt (0) as "SetupDownloadList.txt" 00:00.000: INFO: Trying to extract ID: HardwareBlockingList.xml (0) as "HardwareBlockingList.xml" 00:00.000: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 7006 (0) as "IE11-neutral.Extracted.cab"
00:00.125: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 5501 (1033) as "Spelling_en.msu" 00:00.125: INFO: Extracted Spelling dictionary for en to C:\Windows\TEMP\IE1B579.tmp\Spelling_en.msu. 00:00.125: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 5502 (1033) as "Hyphenation_en.msu"
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i have configured dhcp,dns,AD on server 2008 standard edition. i inteded to use it for wds deployment. i installed the wds role but whenever i try to configure it and when i hit enter at C:\Rinstall windows i get this error ...

" The share name already exist on this server"
i have no shared folder or file like this .... plz help

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CURRENTLY HAVE IE8 ON THE SERVER, NOT ABLE TO INSTALL IE9,10 OR 11 ON THE SERVER


==================================================================== 00:00.000: Started: 2016/03/14 (Y/M/D) 20:21:04.691 (local) 00:00.000: Time Format in this log: MM:ss.mmm (minutes:seconds.milliseconds) 00:00.000: Command line: "C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download\Install\IE11-Windows6.1-x64-en-us.exe"
/WSUS 00:00.000: INFO: Setup installer for Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.16428 00:00.000: INFO: Previous version of Internet Explorer: 8.0.7601.19104 00:00.000: INFO: Checking if iexplore.exe's current version is between 11.0.9600.0... 00:00.000: INFO: ...and
11.1.0.0... 00:00.000: INFO: Maximum version on which to run IEAK branding is: 11.1.0.0... 00:00.000: INFO: iexplore.exe version check success. Install can proceed. 00:00.000: INFO: Operating System: Windows Server: 6.1.7601 (Service Pack 1) 00:00.000: INFO:
Trying to extract ID: SetupDownloadList.txt (0) as "SetupDownloadList.txt" 00:00.000: INFO: Trying to extract ID: HardwareBlockingList.xml (0) as "HardwareBlockingList.xml" 00:00.000: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 7006 (0) as "IE11-neutral.Extracted.cab"
00:00.125: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 5501 (1033) as "Spelling_en.msu" 00:00.125: INFO: Extracted Spelling dictionary for en to C:\Windows\TEMP\IE1B579.tmp\Spelling_en.msu. 00:00.125: INFO: Trying to extract ID: 5502 (1033) as "Hyphenation_en.msu"
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I have a Access 2000 database residing on one sever and an installation of SQL Server 2008 residing on another. Both servers are running Windows Server 2003. I created a linked server using the code below. When I run EXEC sp_tables_ex 'PropCont' I get the following,
"OLE DB error trace [OLE/DB Provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' IDBInitialize::Initialize returned 0x80004005: The provider did not give any information about the error.].
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_tables_ex, Line 13
OLE DB provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' reported an error. The provider did not give any information about the error."

I tried changing the code to specify my account information, which has Administrative privileges on the domain and I get,
"OLE DB error trace [OLE/DB Provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' IDBInitialize::Initialize returned 0x80040e4d: Authentication failed.].
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_tables_ex, Line 13
OLE DB provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' reported an error. Authentication failed."

Originally I was getting an error that said, "The workgroup information file is missing or opened exclusively by another user" I found an article on line that suggested I do the following,
"1. Open SSMS
2. Expand Server Objects, Linked Servers, Providers
3. Double click the provider (Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0)
4. UNTICK the "Allow inprocess" option"
I did this and I stopped ... Read more

A:Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 to Access 2000 db gives error

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Need assistance. Purchased a server however the actual server was not compatible with the OS server 2008 only 08r2. We have several programs that still require 32bit OS thus the reason for server 2008. After finding out that the server would not support the OS we  were advised to attempt a few ideas. I have installed server2008 on my 660 ispirion. It has an I3 processor so it can handle the environment. The only issue I received is a network issue. Not able to connect to the internet and the drivers are not recognized in order for the LAN to make the connection. Are there any updates or drivers that will fix this issue? Please help!
Intalled Server 2008 in Dell Inspiron 660 with I3 processor when it would normally have WIN7 or WIN10 on it
Everything installed perfectly with excetion to " Not able to connect" and gives a "Code 10" when attempting to update driver and connect to internet.

A:Dell Inspiron 660 not connecting to internet after installing server 2008

Can someone please help? Is there a driver or something that needs to be installed that will allow the drivers to work properly? It will not even recognize that there is a driver that I can download that will help this issue

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Hope this is the right place to post this


Just set up server 2008 r2 on a older box I had that I was using for a few things. Tried Linux but became tThanks of a pain for such simple tasks. Here is what I'm using it for.

Csgo server
Mumble server
File/backup
Media server?

My main concern was for media server to stream to few devices in the house. I was thinking plex. Does anyone have any other ways I can go about it.

Thankd

A:Server 2008 for home server... Opinions please.

Not sure what opinions you want. All I can say is that you don't need server 2008 R2 to complete your desired tasks. Any basic Windows client OS should work.

EDIT: It should be noted that Windows Server OS's are enterprise standards therefore a lot of home license applications will not install unless it is open source. You will need to purchase enterprise licenses of software for them to be installed on the server. This is particularly important with Anti-Virus solutions.

Josh

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i have been using application(Visual Basic 6) in my office which uses SQL Server 7.0,now i wants to install windows 7 in my pc,i would like to know whether sql server 7.0 database can be restored in sql server 2008.pls guide me how to do the same

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Hi All,

I was wondering if someone could help me with an issue that I've been struggling with for some time.
The core issue\symptom is being unable to open roles or features in server manager (This is a VPS So cannot boot from CD to repair):



CO_E_SERVER_EXEC_FAILURE 0x80080005

If I try to start the trusted installer I get this error:



I've been trying to follow two guides: Windows Modules Installer Error 126 - Fix
and System Update Readiness Tool - CheckSur.log File Analyzis

I've checked that the registry path is correct (HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\Version):



Which matches the Trusted Installer ID (C:\Windows\WinSxS directory\
)

(Not sure why theres two folders...?)


Something odd I noticed, the missing components listed in the CheckSUR.txt file have no version numbers, just 0.0.0.0 : ...31bf3856ad364e35_0.0.0.0_none...


CheckSUR.txt:
----------------------------

Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 22.0
2014-01-06 15:39

Checking Windows Servicing Packages

Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs

Checking Package Watchlist

Checking Component Watchlist
(f) CBS Watchlist Component Missing 0x80070002 amd64_microsoft-windows-browserservice-netapi_31bf3856ad364e35_0.0.0.0_none_ad85f50a98427e27 Package_6_for_KB2705219~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1 Package registry presence failed, possibly an orphaned package on package watchlist
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A:CO_E_SERVER_EXEC_FAILURE (Server Manager) Server 2008 R2 Std

The Watchlist components are the things that tie together the Package files with the content - the registry entries are present, but the files aren't.
This creates a problem - as you've found out!
Please upload the full CheckSUR.Persist.log file, and I'll see what I can do about creating a fix - it may take a while!

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Hi folks,
I am just currently returning to the process of learning to program in C# after about three months away while I was fighting with my laptop's hard drive replacement. I do need some input here though since I'd really like to not mess this up. I have Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010 installed, and knowing that that uses SQL server Express 2008, can I be expected to install SQL Server 2008 Express R2 as well so that I can take full advantage of all of the C# tutorials and books I have which all teach you to use that? I know that the processes used for the contact manager aren't standard SQL server processes, but if anyone has any input, that'd really be appreciated.

Thanks
Chromebuster

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I have installed FileZilla server 0.9.41 on Windows Server 2008 R2. When I upload files to the FTP site, the time
of the file uploaded is incorrect. For example if I upload a file modified 10:37:10 PM it becomes 5:37:00 PM on the FTP site. It is always 5 hours earlier, and truncates the seconds. This makes version control of files difficult. Is there some configuration
change that can fix this, or is this a Windows Server issue? The server time is configured for the Central time zone in The United States.

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i want to know difference between win server 2008 and win7 that oly i want to know

A:windows server 2008 rc

There are lots of differences. One is a client (win7) and 1 is designed to be a server (2008). The server offers various basic network services such as DHCP, DNS, WINS, VPN, Active Directory, Certificate Services, IIS Web Server, FTP Server, etc. Server 2008 is far more expensive to buy licenses for.

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our server came pre-installed, how can i get the installation media
we're no longer under warranty, and it needs rebuilt

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Anyone know of forums like these for the R2 beta of Windows Server 2008? I'm testing it as well and would love to read more about it from users.

A:Windows Server 2008 R2

  
Quote: Originally Posted by FreakyFerret


Anyone know of forums like these for the R2 beta of Windows Server 2008? I'm testing it as well and would love to read more about it from users.


"And Thus spake the Lord - Blessed are those that Possesseth the Power of the Almighty Google for they shall inherit true Riches".

Actually this Forum is fine -- I've been using it too. There's a special section as well on the R2 beta of Windows server 2008.

Windows Server 2008 Forum

Hope this helps

Cheers
Jimbo

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so i know this is a windows seven forums, but i wasnt sure where else to post so please excuse me

I purchased windows server 2008 a while ago and have misplaced the CD, luckily i have backed it up by copying it (backup freak haha)

now my problem is i need to reinstall it but cannot boot from the CD, i have first boot device set to CDROM drive in the BIOS and it doesnt read it and give the option to boot from it?

any ideas on how i could burn a boot image to make it bootable?

Thanks in advance!

A:Windows Server 2008 help please

Hello mate, have a look at this link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.


How to create a Windows Vista / 7 installation disc using ImgBurn

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Where is the Hp company , Why They not give us a Drivrs for our laptop, Our works on the windows server 2008 R2,What we will Do in this case, Where Hp Companyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!











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A:Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi NazarAL-WATTAR,

 

Glad to hear that worked for you. I have included a couple of links below for you. The first is a link to your computer's home page. From there you can select How To which will give you lots of information about the computer. There is also Product Information, User Guides and Drivers.

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=5292805

 

If you need the TouchPad drivers, I have a direct link to them for you here.

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=ob-104704-3&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&os=4063&product=5292805&sw_lang=

 

Let me know if you need any further assistance.

 

Thank you,

 

 

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I need to run ipmsg in all my client  when a user log on. I have tried in computer confuguration but it doesn't work any idea

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Is Windows Server 2008 Std/Ent MAK B or
Windows Server 2008 Std/Ent KMS B considered an Enterprise version? If not what is the Std/Ent from the
License Details website?
We are trying to get over 4GB of Ram and hopefully not having to purchase a 64-bit '08 version.
Thanks in advance

A:Windows Server 2008 Std/Ent MAK B

Hello Glueck,
The Std/Ent means those keys work for either Standard\Enterprise, they also work on either 32-bit or 64-bit versions, both of which should be available from the Volume License website.  The MAK B key is probably the one you want to use, the KMS
B is used to setup a KMS host machine that will then activate other Windows Server 2008 KMS clients Enterprise sku or lower as well as Windows Vista KMS clients.Thanks, Darrell Gorter This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Volume Activation documentation on TechNet http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd197314.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd996588.aspx
VAMT - Volume Activation Management Tool - Download link http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ec7156d2-2864-49ee-bfcb-777b898ad582&displaylang=en

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All my windows 7 wireless laptops connect to nps and get authenticated. Windows 8 on the same hardware cannot to wireless. Tried to load the certificate locally but still cannot connect. Thanks for your help.

A:Windows 8 and 2008 r2 server

Originally Posted by Rgrove86


All my windows 7 wireless laptops connect to nps and get authenticated. Windows 8 on the same hardware cannot to wireless. Tried to load the certificate locally but still cannot connect. Thanks for your help.



Welcome to the forum Rgrove86.

Do you have Windows 8 Pro version to connect to this Domain?

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Hi
I decided to install windows server 2008 onto a virtual machine and play around with it and try to learn.
I've messed around with lots of stuff on it. The two things I would like to get working are FTP and VPN into the server. I've sort of managed to get ftp working. I can access it using the private ip address of 192.168.2.13, but when I try to access it with my public IP this is where the problem starts. Port forwarding is set correctly on my wireless router, port 21 is being forward to 192.168.2.13. So when I go type ftp://publicipaddress into my web browser it pops up asking for the username and password. This is where I?m stuck. I have no idea what it is, I?ve messed with lots of the settings and whatever I do it still asks for this username and password, even though if I access the ftp server through my LAN using the private IP address it doesn?t ask for a username or password, it's only when using the public ip that it asks. Anyone got any idea's how I set the username and password to something I actually know?

Secondly.
I would like to be able to VPN into the server. I did follow a guide, but it didn?t work when my friend tested. Could someone point me to a nice guide on how to achieve this?
I'm more interested in getting the ftp to work for now.

Thanks all!
 

A:FTP and VPN into Windows Server 2008

the Virtual server is run under a specific user-id; I think you need that id and password

<ctl><alt>del will get the task manager and the column name User Name is what you need.

scroll to the process controlling the VM

you may need to alter the settings for the VM to force it to run under another
specific user which you can set the pwd
create new account
set new password for it
login to that account to create the %profile% area​then assign the VM to run under that login
 

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Hi all,

I have a server running 2008 r2 and have been having random BSODS for a long time and have no clue as to what it can be since im not trained in the area of debugging at all.... not much time to problem solve on the machine either since... tis a server serving a business so it needs to be up all the time...

I will provide full memdumps and any logs needed if someone is able to help me resolve the issue??!!

HUGE thanks in advance lol!! ;-)

I've uploaded a cpuz screen of the system details

I will provide any more details needed as requested.. :-)

A:Windows Server 2008 R2

The minidumps from bluescreenviewer are here I: -


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Dump File : 072715-22635-01.dmp
Crash Time : 27/07/2015 11:21:05
Bug Check String : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : fffffa84`0deac084
Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000001
Parameter 4 : fffff880`030e99ed
Caused By Driver : Msfs.SYS
Caused By Address : Msfs.SYS+8829ed
File Description : Mailslot driver
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+74ec0
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 :
Stack Address 3 :
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\072715-22635-01.dmp
Processors Count : 8
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 7601
Dump File Size : 271,902
Dump File Time : 27/07/2015 11:22:43
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Dump File : 072515-22464-01.dmp
Crash Time : 25/07/2015 19:01:58
Bug Check String : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : fffffa84`0deca3fc
Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000001
Parameter 4 : fffff880`02fca9ed
Caused By Driver : Rt64win7.sys
Caused By Address : Rt64win7.... Read more

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Can I install Windows server 2008 R2 on my external hard drive so that I can use it as means to practice network on my laptop?
 

A:Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows switches from the bios usb drivers to it's
own during boot,which would cause a usb drive
installation to crash.
I would suggest you consider using some virtual machine
software so you can run it from an image on your windows drive.
 

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Hi,

I have just installed Windows Server 2008 trail and i need to create a password but i have tried different lengths and numbers and i cannot login.

It says i have to create a new password but iv tried everything. I have searched on google but i cannot find anything. Does anyone know what i can do?
 

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I have attached the image plz help me out ....

want to make communicate all the clients of "Server B" with "Server A".....

A:Multiple Windows Server 2008 R2

Make sure Routing is enabled on Server B - https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...(v=ws.10).aspx

Then if still not working (I believe it should), try adding the static route on Server B (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/...(v=ws.10).aspx):

Command is:

Code:
route add destination mask subnetmask gateway metric costmetric if interface
route add -p ServerA-IP-towards-Internal-A-Network mask Internal-A-subnetmask ServerB-IP-towards-Internal-A-Network

Just an example would be, assuming IPs are set like this for your network
route add -p 172.20.0.1 mask 255.255.0.0 172.20.0.254

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Hi all

Looking for some advice regarding adding an email client to our server. Rather than just jump in and install a copy of Outlook, I wanted to check if there are any similar/better alternatives I could look at. We have recently installed some Project Management software that requires this for raising invoices, so integration across all users is important, in case that makes a difference to what options I can consider

Thanks in advance.
 

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Hello all,

I am the new IT guy for a small business, and their server doesn't have an AV program. I'm wondering if there are any worthwhile free AV programs (which I would much prefer) for Windows Server 2008 , or if I should ask the owner to invest in one. Currently the company has AVG (some free and some licensed, I guess) on most client machines. Their system as a whole is a mess, but it's a new server domain that hosts some shared files and I'd like to keep it protected. Advice?

Thanks!

A:Windows Server 2008 Antivirus?

Is that Windows Server 2008 64 bits?
And is this their only server?

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