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Q: Is my domain compromised?

I own my own domain and have two problems.

- First the amount of spam I am getting has sky rocketed to about 50 pieces a day. Can anything be done to realistically reduce this?

- Second much of the spam seems to be coming from my very own domain as it is sent from XYZ [email protected]. Are they sending through my host/account? Is there something I need to do to close the host/account to spammers?

Any help/suggestions are appreciated.

I use OUtlook and have AVG free edition.

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A: Is my domain compromised?

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Esteemed Forum Members,

This is my first posting here. I am a Java programmer/developer. And I look forward to participating. Although I generally find that I learn more from reading the posts of the knowledgeable folks here than with me talking.

My current question is to see if anyone knows any more about a computer affliction that has affected two friends in the past week. (They are in different groups, so these are separate "afflictions".)

The two are remarkably similar so I am hypothesizing that they are basically the same attack. I suspect that if I have bumped into two of these cases, you folks may have already been there and done that.

As I don't have access to either of their computers, and as they are rather naive MSWindows users, it might be difficult for me to run the various diagnosic tools on their systems.

Basically the symptom is that they received an email from a known source. (Yeah, I know...) And clicked on a link to one of the {canxhealth health24x medhealthx xmedx } dotcom websites. The result is that, at a minimum, their Yahoo email account was compromised and an email was sent out to all of their contacts. The sent email has no subject and contains only the link to the malware website.

Googling through the web, I see suggestions ranging from changing the email account password through reformatting the hard-drive and resetting external routers. I also see claims that none of the major anti-virus/firewall applications detect this... Read more

A:Yahoo Account Compromised, possible system compromised

Hello Chuck, First i will move you one forum down to Am I Hacked.Please read the first pinned topic there, Who To Contact If Your Yahoo Webmail Account Is Hacked Next follow tese instructions,also a pinned topic there How to receive help in the Am I Hacked? forum

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Hello.  I seem to be sharing my firewall privileges with a remote hacker and a system restore didn't help.  A similar posting at Tom's Hardware pointed to a corrupted/malware rundll32.exe file creating extraneous malware files (guard.tmp, filename.dll) in his Win/System32 folder.  I suspect I have something similar though couldn't find those same file names.  (His posting is here: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/134388-45-mysterious-rundll32-administrator-privileges )
I have tried kaspersky, combofix, rskiller, hitman, symantec, emsisoft, avg, symantec, windows defender, etc.  I am not a tech guy by trade but serve as my own IT guy some months so any help I get is welcome.  I probably am supposed to be posting "hijack this" findings or something as a first step but haven't done anything like that in 12 years so I figured I would post my problem first.  Thank you.

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Currently we are in the middle of a migration project. We are migrating users from child domains to the root domain of one organization.
The user accounts are migrated with powershell using Move-ADObject cmdlet. This works as expected. The SIDHistory attribute is updated correctly.
Recently we received complaints from some *migrated* users - they lost their default/custom file associations. This happens only on Windows 8/Windows 8.1.
What happens:

the user is migrated and logs onher profile loads and everything's preserved (as expected)the user clicks on a .jpeg file (previously associated with program XYZ)OS asks the user to choose a program to open the file withthe user chooses a default program XYZ and the file openswhen the user clicks on a .jpeg file again - OS asks to choose a program again
i.e. the settings are not preserved.

Our investigation shows that it is connected with the UserChoice registry key and the HASH value under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts\.SomeExt

According to this blog 
the HASH is calculated based on user's SID. But after the migration the user has new SID and the HASH becomes invalid and we hit this:
"However In Win 8, the registry changes are verified by a hash (unique per user and app)  that detects tampering by apps. In the absence of a valid hash, we ignore the default in the registry."
Currently deleting the UserChoice key for all a... Read more

A:File associations are lost when user account is migrated from one domain to another domain (SID changes)

Hello Petar K. Georgiev,
Please check the following article to change the registry key to change back to the default file type associations.
Please note: Since the website is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.
Best regards,
Fangzhou CHENPlease remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. If you have feedback for TechNet Support, contact [email protected]

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I am trying to add a win 7 pro pc to a domain and I get this error " an attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed"
I am running win server 2003 can anyone help?

A:error an attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain controller in the domain being joined has failed

Ok I got it to work I put in the DNSserver address agine same as I did yesterday ( I must have put it in 3 or 4 times) and it din''t work I did it agine today and it worked the frist time. Thank you every one for your help

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when i add win 7 client machine to a domain i got this error " an attempt to resolve the DNS name of a domain contrller in the domain being joined has failed" how to solve it . plz help

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i have changed the domain of the computer (from say old.net to new.net).
there is a folder shared on another machine on old.net domain. the user X was able to access it. aftter changing his domain from old.net to new.net he no longer can access that shared folder.
User X has working credentials for both domains.

on accessing it it asks for credentials. upon entering his correct user name in the format (old.net\X) he is not able to access it.

i had exactly same setup with another user Y and he was able to access data .

is there anything that i am missing ?

also accessing that folder first time asked for credentials but now it doesnt asks .. why ? there is nothign in credentials manager.


A:cannot access shared folder after changing domain with old domain cred


Have you removed/re-added the User's credentials (from the PC with shared folder) with the new domain name?
Also, make sure that the shared folder has Everyone permission in the Security Tab.

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dear all

i have a problem in adding addtional domain controller in my forest domain.

when i try to add additional; domain controller after working few miniutes it gives meessage THE ACTIVE DIRECTORY WIZARD IS UNABLE TO CONVERT THE COMPUTER TO DOMAIN CONTROLLER ACESSES DENIED


But the user name has full permission he is administrator

please help me

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I'm running into a problem with connecting to network drives over a VPN. The common difference is whether or not the computer is part of the domain by default.

1) Computers connecting to VPN using local account on computer: Prompted for a domain login when attempting to use the network drives. Can get in.

2) Computers connecting to VPN using a domain account (but on another network): Unable to connect. Specific error changed based on below info.
A) Computer logged on and connected to an outside network. Never connected to domain network: Can't find folder error.
B) Connects to domain network at some point before connecting to an outside network and using VPN: Might be in use error, attached.

A:VPN Network Shared Drive Error Domain/Non-Domain Differences

Sounds more like the network the VPN connection puts you in has trouble making kerberos connections to domain controllers, but NTLM connections work fine (kerb might be blocked). The errors are likely bogus if you can get #1 to work - if the computer is connected to a domain it's going to want to use Kerb before NTLM, and if the machine still has (what it thinks is) a viable kerb ticket, it's going to try and validate that with a DC (to achieve auth), and if this fails, so does the connection.

This may not actually be the case, of course, but it sure has the symptoms of it.

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I hit major problems yesterday when a power surge killed my server (despite ups/surge protection!). We have a small set up of 15 win2k machines and one Windows server 2003 all connected under a domain.

Basically all user machines were unaffected but my only method of getting us up and running was installing a fresh version of 2003 server on a new machine. i followed this guide and configured it to use the same domain as last time (hoping that all the client machines would carry on as they were before the server out). i've managed to set up access to shared drives hosted on the network. That is working.

However i am now having these problems on all client machines

Client machines cannot connect to shared printers from another client machine. - Logging on as an administrator to their machine locally (not domain) you can add and print. Simply changing their policies to admin does not allow them access.
Each machines is still connected to the domain (so it says) but if you take them off and try to put them back on the domain i get this error:the following error occurred attempting to join the domain " ". network path was not found
If somebody can help me out i would be very gratefull. I'm alright with basic networking but have never installed Win server from fresh. I like to think i've just missed a simple checkbox or similar!? I've basically followed the guide and have done little else in way of changes, so you should be able to get a good i... Read more

A:Complete Domain Issue! Shared printers & adding domain

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Dear Community,

My company use around 700 desktops and laptops on a domain. our file server has a home share drive that the AD links to and then maps when a user logs onto any machine when using their domain account. my problem when I log onto my normal laptop
it says network name is no longer available. when I log onto another machine it connects and maps normally. all other servers UNC name works normally. I can ping it by DNS and IP and can RDP to it but not see any shares.

Please can you help?

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Here is the scoop ... Two networks connected via frame relay line. Two different PDCs and domain names. Can ping internal IP address, but can not browse through Network Neighborhood. Set up WINS on both and when trying to get them to share info I get Connection was aborted by the remote WINS in the event log. I can see the IP addresses for the remote network through the DHCP manager. Any ideas on what I should do to be able to browse the remote network and also set it up so that I can administer it remotely, would be greatly appreciated.

A:{Advice Offered} - Domain Browsing in a Multi-Domain Environment

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We have been getting sporadic reports from our users of the error, "The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed."  The workaround has been to dejoin and rejoin the domain, but it keeps happening and we need a permanent
fix.  We are primarily a laptop shop.
It has been suggested we disable the automatic machine accouint password change on our domain members in GPO.  While this may be a viable option with relatively low security risks, I'd really like to figure out why it's happening and try to
fix it. 
The machines can lose the trust relationship at random.  It can happen overnight, or after going into hibernation.  I've had it happen to me a few times.  The DCs (we have 2) both show error 5722, but one is spitting out a specific Kerberos
error that the other one is not:

While processing an AS request for target service krbtgt, the account kriegesh did not have a suitable key for generating a Kerberos ticket (the missing key has an ID of 2).
The requested etypes : 18. The accounts available etypes : 23  -133  -128  3  1. Changing or resetting the password of kriegesh will generate a proper key.
My main issue is trying to determine why this continues happening and if we can resolve it without disabling the account password.  If that IS our best option, then so be it.  Any
thoughts are welcome.
Thank you very much in advance!  ~Sarah

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Hi everyone!
Noticed, that if I try to access a shared folder located on domain computer from non-domain computer, typing \ \ computername\sharename, pop-up authentication window appears after some time (30-80 sec). But, if I type \\computername  without pointing
sharename, pop-up authentication window appears instantly.
If I run created shortcut for this share - pop-up authentication window appears instantly.
I can easily reproduce this problem, it appeared on all machines I was testing.

Can it be fixed somehow? In my scenario, I can not use net use cmd.

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I've got a machine running Windows 7 logged on the network domain but when I try to map a share to a machine on the network, but not registered on the domain I cannot connect (even though I have a local account on the networked machine).When attempting to connect Windows 7 prompts me for my connection credentials and it automatically fills in the domain name.  How can I connect to this network share using credentials that are local to that network share?

A:Logging in to Non-Domain Network Share from computer on Domain

When you say local credentials I assume you mean local on the "TestServer", not local on the Windows 7 box. Then you should be able to just type in TestServer\LocalAccount and the password (the domain you see should automatically switch to "TestServer")Also; have you tried mapping the drive using the IP address (i.e. \\xx.xx.xx.xx\TestShare)?

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I have a domain joined windows 7pro (64bit) not able to connect to shared folder on a non domain joined pc with windows 7pro (32bit). Only public folders are accessible. I get a do not have permission message, I tried adding the domain\user to share permissions but domain is not recognized on the non domain-joined pc.

Does my domain admin have access to the homegroup and the shared folders on the home pc?

What are my options for access to a non public secure folder on the non domain pc from the domain joined pc.

Sorry for the awkward description, don't know how else to describe the situation.

my apologies if these questions were addressed elsewhere, I could not find any relevant threads.


A:Domain joined pc, does domain admin have access to my homegroup

Hi Takatso, welcome to sevenforums. As I read you post, it looks like you are logged into your domain joined PC as a domain user is this correct? If so, your PC will be treated as acting as a part of the domain. If you then try and connect to another pc at home, there will be a problem as your home pc is not recognised by the domain pc as part of the domain. You should set yourself up a user account on the domain pc whilst it is NOT connected to the domain, login to the new account whilst not on the domain and then try sharing the folders with the non-domain pc.

No, your does not have access on the home computer as they are part of the domain and not the homegroup.

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Hello everyone.

A while back before I knew better I gave a client of mine an active directory domain that ended in .org and did not exist on the internet at the time. Now, I'm discovering in the DNS event log at regular intervals errors about how the computers in the internal domain are unable to register in the DNS server of the web domain of the same name. So, my question is whether there is something I can do to change the Active Directory domain so that I don't get those errors anymore.
They're running Windows 2003 server standard with Active Directory, roaming profiles, routing and remote access for VPN, DHCP server, standard fileserver, and print server. I may have missed one or two things but likely I haven't. The server has itself as the primary DNS server though it's not the 127 address it's the actual IP. The secondary server is the router but I have the DHCP giving out the servers for opendns.com as options 3 and 4 after the Domain Controller and the router but I had the problem before adding the opendns.com entries.
Anyone know why the local DNS server is trying to register entries in the DNS server of the web domain? Anyone have any ideas on how I can go about fixing it?


P.S. if this is a question more appropriate for another area feel free to move it.

A:Oops! my active directory domain is the same as an actual web domain.


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Can I access a network share on the domain with a non-domain computer? I would connect the computer directly to the corporate network. 
For what reasons could this be blocked (firewall? policy? settings on server-side?) and what configuration is needed to make sure it is possible to access a network share with a non-domain computer?
Thanks already for your help!

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Hello everyone,

So on my work laptop yesterday i got disconnected from the network, and upon trying to reconnect i had internet access but no network access, ran through some diag, was able to ping my other work station, ip,dns and dg where all fine, checked for dns records issue, none found. so i removed it from the domain and tried re-adding it, and this is where the problem is no matter what i do i cannot add this laptop on the domain. i get full internet access on the network but no network access. i know the Dns server is functioning perfectly and cant be the issue, i have also flushed dns, rebuilt tcp/Ip stack and removed all lan and wlan profiles. i am also getting a certificate error when trying to access the network on wlan.

Using my local admin here are some print screens of first the issue when trying to add the laptop back to the domain, then Ping results to my DNS server .

after removing the machine from the domain it now no longer picking up the correct DNS server.

Would assigning a new DNS record resolve the issue???

he following error occurred when DNS was queried for the service location (SRV) resource record used to locate an Active Directory Domain Controller (AD DC) for domain "bareesc.bareescentuals.com":

The error was: "DNS name does not exist."
(error code 0x0000232B RCODE_NAME_ERROR)

The query was for the SRV record for

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A:An active directory domain controller for the domain could not be contacted

Funny enough, we've found a handful of users on our network today unable to access local resources for the same reason!

Your DNS settings are being hijacked. They should point at your DC, but instead are pointed at a malicious DNS server hosted somewhere in Israel. Give your computer a good bath before letting play with the other children again.

We're currently in the process of mediation around here, too.

Hope that helps!

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Ok, I'm currently being hosted with Dreamhost.com, but my domain is with FXDomains.com. How do I make it so that the domain I have at FXDomains.com will work like the domain I have at Dreamhost.com, for example FXDomains.com provides me with the domain x.com, however Dreamhost.com provides me with y.com. I want to make it so that when someone goes to x.com, it behaves like y.com, such as x.com/forums would go the same place as y.com/forums It's not domain forwarding, it's something ro do with DNS or something. I changed my FXDomains.com's DNS thing to NS1.DREAMHOST.COM, NS2.DREAMHOST.COM & NS3.DREAMHOST.COM so what do I do now?

A:Linking an off-site domain provider's domain to my hosting.

Nice to see I was completely ignored.

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I've been trying to join a new Windows 7 Professional machine to a domain controller running Windows 2003 Server with no luck.  We currently have 4 Windows XP machines running on that domain without any issues, but when I try to add the Windows 7 computer,
here is what happens:

A computer account on the domain could not be found (confirmed it is already there)
I put in the computer name and domain again, and Administrator credentialsNow it tells me: "An attempt to resolve the DNS name of a DC in the domain being joined has failed."
I currently have DNS on the Windows 7 PC set to the Domain Controller and have IPv6 unchecked under Network Properties.  I can even ping the domain name (resolves to IP of the domain controller).  It looks like it can, indeed, find the domain from
the message in step 1, so am I missing something here?
Thanks in advance for any help!

A:Cannot join Windows 7 to domain even after setting DNS to domain controller IP

You need flush your DNS cache in client side first.
Then, let?s create the following registry value for a try:
 - Created a DWORD DomainCompatibilityMode = 1
 - Created a DWORD DNSNameResolutionRequired = 0
Reboot the machine and check the result again.Alex Zhao
TechNet Community Support

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hi am new here and this is my first post ...
i have just started preparing for ccna .. and am confused about collision domain and broadcast domain ...

i was reading a book on ccna and in this pic below

it says the example in that pic has nine collision domains and three broadcast domains...

i cant understand .. how do i find the collision and broadcast domains from that pic ???

can somebody explain those in a simple way ??

A:collision domain and broadcast domain..?? confused

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I have PCs sitting in a shared area and I would like to prevent users from different domain to logon to my computers. How do I do that with GPO? I searched internet and they suggested "Deny logon locally" I don't think that applies to
my case. Said, my users from DomainOne, I don't want users from DomainTwo, DomainThree, etc to logon and use my department computers.

Thang Mo

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PC was on Windows home version. It was upgraded to Windows Pro but it made us install the anniversity update before we could upgrade.

Joined the computer to the domain with no issue. After reboot we could not log in with the domain user account. Tried other domain accounts too, even domain admin account. It say username or password is incorrect but that is not true.

Tried to unjoin and rejoin to the domain no luck.

Confirmed dns settings on the PC. Using wired connection. Not going through a VPN connection or anything like that.

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I need to deploy for 1 enterprise have 1 forest with multi domain, and child domain. And i want ask you that  can I deploy 1 ATA gateway to collect all network traffict from all domain, and is need this ATA gateway server join domain. If it need to
join domain, its  should join domain root, or it can join any domain belong this forest. 
Thank you.

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Hello everyone. I really hope that you can help me. You are my last hope.

I maintain about 30 domain computers. Recently when users try to log in on most of them the following error appears frequently:

"Windows cannot connect to the domain, either because the domain controller is down or otherwise unavailable, or because your computer account was not found. Please try again later. if the message continues to appear, contact your system administrator for assistance."

I have seen that this error appears only in the computers with Windows XP and not in the computers with Windows Vista or 7. We have 2 domain controllers.

Please let me tell you about the ways I tried to resolve this problem and their results:

- on some computers, after several restarts the users are able to log in, but if they restart or shutdown after that the error appears again; this worked for some computers, but I do not know if the error will appear again in the future.
- on some computers, when i disabled the windows firewall or allowed all kind of ICMPs it was resolved, but this did not work for all the computers and I do not know if the error will appear again in the future.
- I unjoined and then rejoined some computers from the domain and it was resolved but after restarting the error appears again.
- If I unplug the network cable the users can log in but after restart the error appears again.
- I have tried to reset the user password and computer on the Active Directory for some users and... Read more

A:windows cannot connect to the domain, either because the domain controller is down...

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I have an employee that gets this upon every boot on his assigned laptop. I have utterly no idea what it means or how to correct it. Help needed please.

A:Error: Domain controller could not be found for the specified domain.

Check the machine account. You might also delete it and recreate it. This may require a domain admin to rejoin the machine to the domain.

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We have a server set up with serval computers t. I formated a pc that was on the domain and now trying to attach it back to domain and i get the message.

Domain Contriller could not be contacted
I putted all the settings same as the other pc's..

i'm also getting the message " ip adress already in use. but i'm using the same ip as the pc had before i formated the pc. is this the reason that i get the message , Domain Contriller could not be contacted

i also can ping from the pc. to the server

Any Ideas?

thanks for the help

A:Problem:A domain controller for the domain could not by contacted

sorry i mean i also get the message " a duplicate name exist on the network"

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I am set up on a domain from an old work server that no longer exists and I want to switch back to a non-domain setup (XP Pro). I am worried that I might lose all of my data/settings/etc. Is there a certain procedure I should follow to make the change?

My Desired Outcome:

1) Change the name of my computer.
2) Remain the administrator
3) Keep all the data and settings as they are in my existing user account
4) Ditch the domain (and cached login profile) I am currently using
5) Get rid of useless drive mappings
5) Still use a user/pass to login (for security purposes)

This is my personal laptop and I am the local admin on my pc. I had the admin login on the domain, but the server no longer exists.

A:How Do I Switch From Domain To Non-domain?, without losing my data

I am set up on a domain from an old work server that no longer exists and I want to switch back to a non-domain setup (XP Pro). I am worried that I might lose all of my data/settings/etc. Is there a certain procedure I should follow to make the change?My Desired Outcome:1) Change the name of my computer.2) Remain the administrator3) Keep all the data and settings as they are in my existing user account4) Ditch the domain (and cached login profile) I am currently using5) Get rid of useless drive mappings5) Still use a user/pass to login (for security purposes) This is my personal laptop and I am the local admin on my pc. I had the admin login on the domain, but the server no longer exists.stravs,Ok let's get started on this. You said you are the local administrator on your laptop, good you need to be! Now even though the laptop is not accessing the server anymore you can still login to the domain administrator account, if someone has logged into that account before. Basically if the domain administrator has signed onto that laptop when it was on the server at one point, the system will remember the cached password for that account. You won't really need it as long as you have the local administrator login.Just a thought, do you have access to another computer and the internet, or are you using this laptop to sign on here and get instructions? If this laptop is your only means for getting on the net, I would print these instructions out.1) You will want to rem... Read more

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i want to share files between two pcs.
one is a laptop that is part of domain . i know its local admin pass and the user who owns it has his domain creds and is also part of administrators group.

the other machine is windows 8.1 which is not part of domain.

the windows 7 machine is connected through wifi to the office internet. and windows 8.1 machine has not internet our outside access.
i have a lan cable. i connected it to both pcs and gave ip and to other (no dns no default gateway etc)

this way i could ping each other and i could see the shared folder (which resides on win8.1 machine ) but i couldnt access it ..
it gave permissions error ..

how to share files between them ? in the above scenario..

A:sharing files (one win7 on domain the other one 8.1 not on domain)

Quote: Originally Posted by plumpf

i want to share files between two pcs.
one is a laptop that is part of domain . i know its local admin pass and the user who owns it has his domain creds and is also part of administrators group.

the other machine is windows 8.1 which is not part of domain.

the windows 7 machine is connected through wifi to the office internet. and windows 8.1 machine has not internet our outside access.
i have a lan cable. i connected it to both pcs and gave ip and to other (no dns no default gateway etc)

this way i could ping each other and i could see the shared folder (which resides on win8.1 machine ) but i couldnt access it ..
it gave permissions error ..

how to share files between them ? in the above scenario..

Did you mean to place those machines into different subnets?

To be in the same subnet the third octet would need to be the same on both machines plus matching workgroup names although the Domain's Group Policy may prevent sharing outside the Domain while connected to the Domain can only guess on that.

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IP settings 

Subnet mask




Windows 7

IP address automatically  





error code reads 


following error occored wen DNS was queried for the servise location (SRV)

record used to locate an Active Directory Domane Controller (AD DC) for Domain



error was: "This operation returned because the timeout period expired."

code 0x000005b4 ERROR_TIMEOUT)


query was for SRV record_ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.dalek.local.

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I was just wondering how i log onto vista as the domain admin. In XP I would just type the user name and the admin password. In Vista it won't allow me to logon as the domain admin.

Is there something im missing?

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I'm using Windows 7 Home Premium x64, IE9, with Comodo Firewall and HIPs, Avast AV, MBAM, EMET and SAS.

I have one LUA and one Admin a/c, both strong passworded---Guest a/c is disabled, Real Administrator is enabled, passworded, and never used. I'm behind a router with no network or file & printer sharing and have all recommended blocks on my firewall.

I've just replaced my admin and lua accounts after finding a lot of null sid logon fails at all my accounts over a few months. It might have been a self-snafu, but I seem to have cured the issue. All except Type 3 Anon Logons at every boot, but i read somewhere that too can be a snafu. I'll keep an eye on them.

Meanwhile, eventlog showed my old accounts being removed from a 'no name' global group that had the Domain users group sid S-1-5-21-*-*-*-513. The new accounts were both added to this 'no name' global group. I'm a workgroup pc, not domain.

Home premium doesn't have secpol and I can't get NET command to enlighten me on this domain group. Should I have any global/ domain groups?

Finally, Is there a way to enforce 'Do not allow enumeration of SAM accounts and shares from the Local policy' or disable 'Network access: Allow anonymous SID/Name translation' or equivalent on Win 7 Home Premium?

A:Domain users group - no domain?

Good grief, I am afraid after just reading all of this. I recommend keeping only your windows built-in firewall, but its up to you.

Do you go to some heavy virus-infected websites a lot? All you really need for a home computer is something like MSE. MBAM is great to use with it as well. If you have more than one antivirus, chances are they will begin to conflict with eachother. update and scan for viruses, and if there aren't any, relax. DO you do things on your computer that require top notch security?

If you are looking for better, you might start looking into paying for a AV. google best antivirus to find reviews on different ones.

Windows itself has ways of locking down your computer, such as bit-locker.

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Hi, when User lockes the system by keeping any application running or downloads. when he try logging in againe system will not allow him to login. when I checked, the system is not in domain I added thries, I checked the Mother Boared LAN Port by connecting to other Port, working fine. I Replaced the Mother Board , system started working .
Is there any other solution other than Replacing M/B

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I have a non-domain computer (win 10 basic).
Can it connect to a Aerohive wireless domain network?
Any links to a tutorial on the net?


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I have two domains, company.com and companytrain.com i need to be able to access the wifi that is on company.com from a laptop that is joined to companytrain.com any easy quick ideas? im running win 7 pro 32 bit with the following security on the company.com domain wifi

Security Type: WPA2-Enterprise
Encryption Type: AES

the real deal is that i just need companytrain.com to share the wifi with company.com as under companytrain.com domain there are other attributes that need to be accessed

A:wifi access from domain to domain

If you have credentials for the company.com, you should have no problem connecting to the WiFi and utilizing available resources. That would all depend on the permissions and setup of the wireless, however.

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Hi all - I have a problem with my domain.

I have 1 domain "europe1" with the PDC in the UK.
I have 2 bdc's for europe1 in the a location in france.

europe1 is the accounts domain and is trusted by lots of resource domains.

The problem is this : Open user manager for domains on either one of the BDC's, it tries to retrive the list of users but gives the error "cannot find a domain controller for this domain".
If I try to retrieve a list of users from any one of the trusting domains it works no problem.

As a test we built a new bdc and it worked with no problems.

Any idea's what is wrong with our original BDC's ??

Thanks in advance

A:Cannot find domain controller for this domain

Have you done the standard what I term Microsoft solutions.

Reapply service pack the BDC's
Apply the latest Network card driver and reapply the service pack.

Only other thing I can think to check is can the BDC's resolve the PDC computer name.

Hope this is some what helpful.


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The following is the TSG SysInfo result:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) M100, AMD64 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2812 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 , 336 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 224701 MB, Free - 6105 MB; D: Total - 13468 MB, Free - 2241 MB; F: Total - 152588 MB, Free - 78834 MB;
Motherboard: Quanta, 363F, 42.14, Base Board Serial Number
Antivirus: Norton Internet Security, Disabled

We have an internal network behind a Qwest DSL that is named, let's say: MyDomain.US.
We have also moved for enough along to not be able to change our outsourced hosted web site by the same name.
We are transitioning to outsource our servers (so far exchange has moved), but we still have 3 servers, 1 File servers and 2 others that provide various services, including DNS.
When we wish to access our web site - MyDomain.US - most of the time, the tracert shows us that we are bing directed to MyDomain.US within our network. Every once in a while, and really only on one of our PC's, we will be directed to our externally hosted MyDomain.US web site.
Any ideas, or questions

A:Internal Domain vs External Domain

Set up an A record in DNS to point to the external domain.

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The situation that I'm facing is purely economical, to the tune of an extra $2,500 a year in support fees. Were an NPO that supports a particular city agency, so we do have a few perks.

HISTORY: We have a desktop computer that is tied into the municipal net. Tho we own the computer, city decided that they had to bring it up to their standards (or lower it as the case appears) since they would be providing support. The system was bought about 1-1/2 yrs ago, nothing fancy, Dell, Win XP (city's still on XP), Office 2007 Standard. The city took the machine to update it and what we got back was a system with Win XP and Office XP (2002). That's right, the one that's obsolete. For this we pay $2,500/yr which gets a backup server and access to a color laser printer. OK...that's not the complaint.

Last September, we purchased a laptop so we could expand our volunteer help. We figured if we could get the volunteers doing input on the laptop (wireless) then that would free up the desktop for other functions. Not to mention the fact that our closet of an office can't fit more than 2 people comfortably.

My initial thoughts were to setup a VPN and use the city's WIFI, at the location, to allow the desktop and laptop to communicate from anywhere in the building. Well they poo-pood that. Mostly I think they didn't understand it. Anyways, they suggested that we put in an A/B box and a wireless router (see image below). Their were concerned that when... Read more

A:Communicating between a domain and non-domain computer

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hi :

User A will transfer from office 1 to office 2 next week.

In the AD, is it possible to transfer the user A from one domain to another domain.

1. Or would it be better to delete the user in domain 1 and create a new user in domain 2 with the same user ID ?

2. And what type of administrator in AD can perform this type of task.


A:How to transfer a user from one domain to another domain in AD ?

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When I logon to our network I get "Domain controller for this domain could not be found:. The event viewer records event ID 5719 in the system log:
No Windows NT Domain Controller is available for domain PGMS_LAW. (This event is expected and can be ignored when booting with the 'No Net' Hardware Profile.) The following error occurred:
The RPC server is unavailable.
According to MS support the way to resolve this is to disable LMHOSTS lookup box. This was not enable on any machines and now I'm stuck. Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Domain controller for this domain could not be found

Simplest thing to try is remove it from the domain (make sure you have a local account with admin rights FIRST). Then re-add it to the domain.
Can you see/use network resources otherwise? Are the lights on on the NIC? Have you tried a different cable/network port?
Maybe remove/re-add the NIC. Check all the properties, correct IP/subnet/gateway/etc.......

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I recently set up a Serv U domain, as well as a static IP address to go with it. Everything works fine when i create a network connection and then connect to my serveftp.com domain.

What im trying to do is take the existing domain I have and just forward it to this site, So that i can go on any computer and download files from my HDD at home. I have a friend of mine who set it up but i can not get the domain to work. I first tried to forward the domain to my ftp domain, That didnt work, I then changed the DNS settings so when i enter my main domain it forwards to my static ip address. Which i thought would forward to my FTP.com domain, but it does not.

Im not sure if i need to give it more time to update, its been about an hour. I use godaddy for my domain. And am on WIN 7.

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PCs are Win 7 Ultimate, All are joined to the Domain
Domain Controller, DNS, DHCP Server (on same instance) is Server 2012 standard
The network topology is like this: Router as Internet Gateway>Switch>Wired to Server and PC's, SIP phones, and Wireless Access Point all on same subnet. DNS and DHCP have been offloaded to Server Roles and switched off on the router.
All of the PCs have network cards that have joined the domain network at least some of the time since I set them up.
Some of them have always picked up the domain network and continue to this day.
Some of them intermittently pick up the domain network and other times join whatever other unmanaged network is available.
Some of them have stopped picking up the domain network altogether and will, no matter how many times their NICs are restarted, always join a non-domain (unmanaged) network.
When the NICs are not joining the domain, they are unable to ping hostnames of any devices on the network but nslookup of the hostnames usually works. The DC, DNS, DHCP server's IP can be pinged without issue, ipv4 or ipv6.
I am recording DNS Client Errors (ID 1014) on all of the PCs during the intervals when their NICs are identifying which network to join.

-On the PCs that are catching the domain network I am only getting a single error about the root domain, eg the domain is ad.domain.com and I am only getting errors about how the configured DNS servers cannot resolve domain.com (nothing with fully qualified
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i went to amazon last night, tried to buy a gift card and got the attached warning.  amazon help couldn't tell me why he said everything is up to date. i also noticed my some of my browsers options had changed .

A:compromised ??

Possibly, but we should get a deeper look as financials are involved. Please follow this Preparation Guide, do steps 6,7 and 8 and post in a new topic.Let me know if all went well.

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IE is doing weird things like not allowing me to login, not allowing me to get past the first page in the forums of a website I use regularly, going very slow. I tried FF and it seems to work a little better but I get messages that I am sending over unencrypted pages even on TSG. I added a bunch of extensions but I still feel insecure. The NYTimes page comes up but I cannot get any articles to come up when I click them. I can get videos and photos but no articles. I tried FF and now it goes to a login page when I click on an article. It has never been a login sort of page.

The only out of the norm thing I have done is watch some videos of Bettany Hughes Ancient World series. After I was done my machine was slow. So I restarted it and when the desktop was up I saw a window appear that was just the upper right corner of a browser page. There were some letters the _ the box and the X. It did not respond to me clicking on the maximize box or the close X. Then it just disappeared on its own a few seconds later.

I have scanned with Avira free, Defender, and Malwarebytes all of them find nothing but neither of my browsers work properly any longer and I think I am compromised.

Any help?

A:I think I am compromised

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Hi,My sister downloaded a program thinking it was a utorrent program but it didn't install anything (that she knows about). Its from this page hxxp://onhax.net/utorrent-plus-crack/ Halfway down theres a green direct download link says "Crack and setup. Direct download" The file is "Crack and setup.exe" Step I've taken. I've deleted the file. I've run Adwcleaner This is the result # AdwCleaner v4.102 - Report created 27/11/2014 at 14:11:26# Updated 23/11/2014 by Xplode# Database : 2014-11-26.1 [Live]# Operating System : Windows 8.1  (64 bits)# Username : Evan - ARMYPC# Running from : C:\Users\Evan\Downloads\AdwCleaner.exe# Option : Scan***** [ Services ] ********** [ Files / Folders ] ********** [ Scheduled Tasks ] ********** [ Shortcuts ] ********** [ Registry ] *****Key Found : HKCU\Software\systweakKey Found : [x64] HKCU\Software\systweak***** [ Browsers ] *****-\\ Internet Explorer v11.0.9600.17416-\\ Mozilla Firefox v33.1 (x86 en-US)*************************AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [659 octets] - [27/11/2014 14:11:26]########## EOF - C:\AdwCleaner\AdwCleaner[R0].txt - [718 octets] ##########   And I've run JRT.exe and tdsskiller.exe They found nothing..  So I'm thinking maybe the file just affected some registry tweaks. Thanks for your help. I just want to be sure that theres nothing suspicious on my harddrive. I am using Windows 8.1, its fully updated. Evan.Mod Edit by quietman7: D... Read more

A:Not sure if I've been compromised

Hello there  
I'm LighthouseParty and I'll be assisting you with your concern today. Please keep in mind that I have a few guidelines I need you to follow:
Don't run any other tools other than what I provide you with.
Don't install/remove any programs other than what I provide you with.
Don't perform a system restore unless I ask you to.
 Download MiniToolBox
Click here to download MiniToolBox to your desktop.
Double click MiniToolBox.
Select the following and then press go.
Post the log in your next reply.
Flush DNS
Reset IE Proxy Settings
Reset FF Proxy Settings
List Installed Programs
List Restore Points
 Install and run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Click here to download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
Double click mbam-setup-x.x.x.xxxx and follow the on-screen instructions.
On the dashboard, click update now.
After that, click scan now - the scan will now begin.
When the scan's completed, select apply actions - make sure the action is quarantine.
Restart your computer.
How to get the log.
On the dashboard, select the history tab and click application logs.
Select the log which has the time and date of when you did the scan.
Click copy to clipboard and paste it into your reply.
 Download Security Check
Click here to download Security Check to your desktop.
Double click SecurityCheck and follow the on-screen instructions.
A log should open, called checkup.txt.
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