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Windows Server 2019: user defined data collector sets do not start at scheduled time

Q: Windows Server 2019: user defined data collector sets do not start at scheduled time

Hello!
I've already asked the
question regarding auto-starting the data collector sets and have posted MS's answer - now it seems the issue can be much broader: I failed to make my user defined data collector sets start according to their schedules, for example:
I created a test data collector set (with several CPU counters), saved it as a template and tested it on Windows Server 2008R2 and Windows Server 2019:
2008R2

2019

I've tested various user defined data collector sets on all my Windows Server 2019 computers - physical and virtual, domain and non-domain joined, the result is always the same - the data collector sets just don't start and the following event(s) get registered
in the Diagnosis-PLA log:

Here's the codes' description -
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/openspecs/windows_protocols/ms-pla/590752a5-ddc3-49e4-9914-147a90bd0193

No issues arise when starting the data collector sets manually.
Can anyone tell me if it works on your computers with Windows Server 2019?

Regards,
Michael

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We have enable the counters for week to do the analysis of the Memory and CPU Utilization in our 2003 Server.
Report got generated with 14MB file , however when we tried looking for the report we unable to find any collector information showing up on it and when we tried to pull the report with PAL tool found no output , could you please let us know any other action
need to be taken care before we enable data collector set in server 2003  32bit 

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I have placed a couple of user defined data collector sets on my machine to monitor remotely a number of other servers.
I left those data sets running for a round a month and I want to stop them now.
Every time I select any of those data sets and click the stop button, the stop button grays out, leave it for a considerable time, then refresh ... but nothing changed. the data set stays in running status.
I tried this with all the remote monitoring data sets, but non of them stopped.
The size of the data set is increasing uncontrollably and I have to stop them, but I don't want to delete what has been collected ...... How can I do that?
 

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Windows Server 2012 R2

I created a user defined Data Collector in PerfMon (running as administrator) based on this post:

http://blog.synology.com/?p=2086

The Data Collector is listed under the the Data Collection Sets | User Defined | Server Manager Performance Monitor | My Data Collector.

When I right click on Server Manager Performance Monitor then choose 'Start' I get the following window:
[Window Title]
Performance Monitor
[Main Instruction]
When attempting to start the Data Collector Set the following system error occurred:
The operator or administrator has refused the request.
[OK]



My user account is in the local Administrator group as is Domain Admins which I'm a member. I also added my user account to the local perfmon groups.

I also made sure the local Administrators group is in 'Log on as a batch job' in User Rights Assignment. As recommended on some other troubleshooting steps. 

Still not working, any other troubleshooting ideas? Most of what I've found relates to Task Scheduling and I'm able to create in there without issue.

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I've stumbled upon this section of windows and it seems full of info,
Looking at the pc performance after booting showed an excessive write to my ssd (C drive) with the bootckcl‏ log, digged a lil more more into logs and found in the Computer Management > Performance > Data Collector Sets, a handful of them.

TL/DR - Can i disable these logs? can I utilize them to my benefit? Do i need them?
How to disable if i can?

Regards, Avi

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Hi folks,

We need to run a Data Collector Set, to continuously monitor performance of some machines. We created the DCS from a Basic template, configured and started ok.?
However, few hours later the DCS stops, and we get "Access Denied" error when we try to re-start it.?
Deleting the DCS and re-creating it resolves the issue for few hours, but then again the DCS stops few hours later with "Access Denied" error.?
We can not figure out what is causing it. ?
The issue happens to all our Windows boxes, old and new, running different OS, from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2016.?
Any ideas?

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Hello,

I need help with custom configuration data collector, log must include:

CPU load and what process load processor the most (at any given moment - even if the process starts only once and only while).

CPU load done! But I dont know, how to get processes with biggest load.

I will be very happy for any assistance or a link to a guide  ...

Thanks!

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I am trying to capture data for below counters on windows server 2012R2  and i see no counter data getting logged. i can capture memory counters data without any issues.  any suggestions on what i can do


{\PowerShell Workflow(*)\PowerShell Remoting: # of connections closed-reopened, \PowerShell

                     Workflow(*)\PowerShell Remoting: #
of disposed connections, \PowerShell Workflow(*)\PowerShell Remoting: #
                     of created connections, \PowerShell
Workflow(*)\PowerShell Remoting: # of forced to wait requests in
                     queue...}
 

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Hi,
I'm having an issue customizing the Start Page registry key in Windows Server 2019 (this method works fine in 2016) I would load C:\Users\Default\NTUSER.DAT and add \Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Start Page REG_SZ "Company specific URL"
and when a new user logs in they'd get the "Company specific URL" but with Windows Server 2019 this isn't working.
I have also tried adding "First Home Page" and "Default_Page_URL" and it doesn't make a difference, it seems some sort of mini setup is configuring the registry keys and ignoring or overwriting what I entered into NTUSER.DAT from the
Default user profile.
I've also got IE Enhanced Security Configuration disabled for Admins and Users along with the following other registry keys set that all are working fine.
[HKEY_USERS\DefaultUser\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
"Friendly http errors"="no"

[HKEY_USERS\DefaultUser\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings]
"AutoDetect"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_USERS\DefaultUser\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
"DisableFirstRunCustomize"=dword:00000001

Wondering if anyone has found a workaround or missing key that also needs to be set, thanks.

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Sorry in advance if this is not in the best discussion space.

Windows has started chirping at me randomly, don't know why, sort of two guitar thumps like (uh-oh - my interpretation.) Trying to figure out the racket, I see there are events being generated (possibly unrelated, but the only thing showing as a problem right now) that says:

Data colelctor set Performance failed to start as <user> with error code 0x80300045

Some indication "out there" suggests this might be a problem related to too many folders, but without explanation. Suggestions?

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Hello there everyone, 
I encountered a serious issue after installing the latest Monthly Rollup from June 2019 on our Windows 7 clients. 
Apparently, we can no longer add nor edit already existing scheduled tasks that have been created with AT commands. However, the already existing scheduled tasks appear to execute with no problem, so the functionality is still given. 
I double- and even triple checked it through uninstalling the coresponding KB article. Thereafter, I still wasn't able to add new AT Scheduled Tasks through GUI, but it worked through our scripts and regular cmd-use without any problems. Plus, the pre-existing
AT-jobs continued to work on, regardless of the KB-Article KB-4503292 being installed or uninstalled on the systems. When trying to add a new AT-job into scheduled task, the Scheduled Task Manager GUI sends a message of an unexpected knot. The job does
not appear in the GUI, either. It's merely represented with the Error message. Deleting it through CMD is still possible, which clears the Scheduled Task Manager off of the Error Message. 
Since I wasn't able to find anything conclusive online regarding this issue, I am seriously hoping someone here has any idea about this occurance. I am well aware AT is rather old and got sort of replaced through other means and commands (such as schtasks).
Since AT wasn't even an option anymore to select from the GUI for quite some time now, I can only assume at this point this is some... Read more

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Hi,
Upon installation, Adobe Flash Player creates a scheduled task with a starting time of 19h32.  Since my computers are always powered off at this time, I want to change the starting time to, say, 10h00.  Since I want to push it via network or GPO,
I am using this command:
SCHTASKS /tn "Adobe Flash Player Updater" /st 10:00
I get "ERROR: The parameter is incorrect". 
Of course I am running cmd as an administrator.  I can create and modify a new task, but not this one.  I can delete, enable or disable the task via command line, but not modify anything related to time, but I can on a newly created tasks, or via
GUI.


Do you have an idea why I can't modify the start time of this task?

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Hello All,

New (l)user here. I'm just curious if there is a file somewhere I could check on Windows 2003 server to find out the last time a certain user logged in.

Also, anyone have links to tutorials on :

1. citrix
2. Windows Administration - too bad Windoze has no man pages. man Intro could have been very usefull...
3. AD

Thanks for putting up with my ignorance,
Peter
 

A:Does MS Windows Server 2k3 keep track of the last time a user logged in?

It took a few day s, but I answered my own question. Thought I'd let you know in case anyone else is interested.

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/topics/win2003/lastlogon.mspx

Enjoy,

BanditFlyer
 

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I am continually getting the error "Run Time error 1004: Application defined or object defined error," each time a user clicks one of the cells within this excel file. It comes up as apparently a visual basic error. I've search other sites and unfortunately do not know enough about macros or excel formulas to know what to do next, so I thought I would post about it here. One user apparently has no trouble opening it while every other user has the same issue. Here is the debug code:

Private Sub Worksheet_Deactivate()

End Sub

Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Excel.Range)
Cells.Interior.ColorIndex = -4142
Target.EntireRow.Interior.ColorIndex = 8
Target.EntireColumn.Interior.ColorIndex = 8
End Sub

The "Cells.Interior.ColorIndex = -4142" portion is highlighted in yellow, so I assume that's where the error is. From there, I'm not sure what to do to change it. Please let me know as soon as possible what direction I should take.

Thanks

A:run time error 1004 application defined or object defined error

To be honest...I would assume that the file is corrupt and try to replace it. All seemingly meaningful links on this error involve VBA coding and things that can go wrong with it...way overhead my head and out of my interest arena .

If it truly is a coding error (as seems implied), I would take it to the originator of that file, since it throws an error.

Very strange that e pluribus unum...manages to use it without problems .

Louis

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And I have a Server 2019 where my Windows Xp machine won?t connect
And I have a Canon printer the won?t connect either. But the printer is a business class Copier and should scan to email and stopped
 

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Hello!
1) Suppose there are two user-defined data-collector sets: SQL and SQL-MEMORY. If I use

logman start/stop SQL or logman start/stop SQL_MEMORY
- both commands succeed.
2) If I export, for example, SQL data collector set to the xml file, delete the SQL from Performance Monitor, import it back by 
logman import SQL -xml C:\Distr\SQLServer2019\COUNTERS\SQL.xml

and try to start using the same command  (logman start/stop SQL ) the following error arises:

The same error arises when starting SQL in GUI.
This error does NOT arise if the SQL data collector set (its xml file) is imported manually!

It means no data collector sets can be started after being imported by
logman import command ... why???


Regards,
Michael

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Hello, is there any support for 2019 and if not, is there any information about a future update for Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics?

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Microsoft's Windows Server team released a preview of the next Windows Server product, Windows Server 2019, yesterday to the public.

Windows Server 2019 Preview is available for any participant of the Windows Insider program but the post on Microsoft's Windows Server website is unfortunately a bit vague when it comes to actual downloads of the preview version of Windows Server.

The very first thing you need to do is register an organization account or a personal account; Registering in this case means that you join the Windows Insider Program with the account so that you may download and use Insider Builds.

Once you have done that head over to the Windows Insider Preview Server download page and select "Windows Server vNext LTSC PReview" under available downloads. You can download localized versions of the Server 2019 Preview ISO and have 24 hours to download the 4.2 Gigabyte ISO image from Microsoft.

Microsoft plans to release the final version of Windows Server 2019 in the second half of the calendar year 2018. The company plans to release System Center 2019 as well which will support Windows Server 2019.Click to expand...
 

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Hy!



I have a little problem with a fresh installed windows 2019 server.

I have a default trusted site zone gpo, and on the 2019 server its applies but there are now entry in it.

If i disable the gpo, there are the sites what i have set up in the gpo and i can add new sites.

I want to login to a powerbi gateway, and ie didnt open the login screen just a white page.

I tried to search the forum but no luck.

Anybody has the solution for this?

Thanks for the help!

bolvar

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I have an application running .NET Framework 4.7.2 which we have recently started migrating onto Windows Server 2019 servers. We have started receiving reports of issues in Internet Explorer 11 having issues with controls (which we can replicate). Some of
the errors we see in the console include.

'WebForm_FireDefaultButton' is undefined
'WebForm_SaveScrollPositionSubmit' is undefined
'WebForm_DoPostBackWithOptions' is undefined

When an app pool recycle is performed on the application, the issue seems to go away for a period of time, but does return.

I recently came across the following article in which the symptoms appear to be very similar, but for a previous version of Windows Server.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/2600088/a-hotfix-is-available-for-the-asp-net-browser-definition-files-in-the?WT.mc_id=-blog-scottha#

Has anyone else experienced similar issues with software running on Windows Server 2019 accessed with IE11?

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Hello,I want to run Windowsserver 2019 on my Thinkcentre.But I can't find a install the LAN driver. I try the original INTEL drivers but device manager doesn't find the driver :-( have someone a tipp for me?  gojira 

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I am using windows server 2019 terminal server and can't find remote desktop service manager mmc to manage active session. If it is discontinued, is there any other tools I can use to manage sessions on terminal servers.

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Running the following cmdlet on a Setting that is in the "NOTSET" state works fine, after setting it to Enable/Disable using the following powershell cmdlet:

Set-ProcessMitigation -System -Enable SEHOP

I get this error:
Set-ProcessMitigation : Destination array was not long enough. Check destIndex and length, and the array's lower
bounds.
At line:1 char:1
+ Set-ProcessMitigation -System -Enable SEHOP
+ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Set-ProcessMitigation], ArgumentException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.ArgumentException,Microsoft.Samples.PowerShell.Commands.SetProcessMitigationsComm
   and



and I am unable to ever change the setting again using PowerShell commands. The same process works without issue on Windows 10, the issue only seems to exist on Server 2019. Changing the setting using the Windows Security GUI works as expected.

For other controls, such as DEP, CFG,  I still get the error, but the command applies the new setting properly anyway. So far SEHOP is the only setting that is unchangeable, but there may be others as we haven't tested extensively yet. It fails for both
System and App level settings.

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Hello. I have this PC that I only want to be able to be used Under 23:00 system time. I only want to set this up for one user. So that other users wont be affected by it. And I want the PC to be usable again at 7:00 (AM) Am I able to setup something like this? And If I can how do I do it? Ps. If I have to write a .bat or something to do it, I will, if you give me a source code or tutorial how to do it :P

tl;tr:
-Windows will be usable only between timeframe between 7AM to 23:00.

A:Shutdown PC automatically if the time is equal or over defined time?

See Parental Controls - Set Time Limits

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Hi,

I have been trying to get a windows application that I have developed to run as a scheduled task. I am running Win XP Pro SP2.

This works perfectly when the computer is up and running but it is intended to work at night when the computer is on standby. I have checked the " Wake the computer to run this task" box.

If I schedule the task to being while it is on standby I find that it will only actually start when I log back in again in the morning.

If I test using a console application then it will indeed work while in standby.

What I have as the task is a one line .bat file contaning the program path and name followed by some command line arguments which enable the automatic running then termination of the windows application (as opposed to nomal interactive windows actions). Could it be something to do with this aspect that it requires the computer to out of standby mode to begin ?

I would be grateful for any advice to find a solution to this. I will be pleased to supply any furthe information if needed.

Many thanks

John
 

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Hello, 
I have been trying to figure out how to collect performance data from one of my machines for a  week using PerMon.
Is it even possible? can I just let it run for a week with the set counters (processor, physical disk, Network adapter, Memory, etc.) and write to one big file which I can later on analyze?
what are the steps to configure this if it is possible? 
my attempt at doing this has failed, when I try to open the captured data file in perfmon i get the following error: 
"at least one of the input binary log files contain fewer than two data samples".
I see the .blg file in PerfLog folder and it is 320KB but like I said, it will not open in Perfmon (View LogData>>Source>>LogFiles>>Add>> {MyFile}.)

P.S.

Greatly Appreciate any feedback. 


Thank you in advance.

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Hi Bleeping Computer. Com.
 
     Please excuse me if I have posted this in the wrong section. Our personal information has been put out by data collector "Truthfinder" on Google.  How do we remove this?  They have an opt-out form, but people who have used this say they then received 25X more spam!
Thank you for helping us with this alarming and frustration problem.
   

A:Remove data collector Truthfinder from Google

What makes you think your personal info has been collected by Truthfinder? Did you receive an email from them or what?
 
Seems this is more of scam than not. I found some reviews for Truthfinder. Whatever you do...do not attempt to pay them to remove any info. All, if anything
they have...unless you gave them some info....is what is readily available doing simple searches.
 
One site with reviews......TruthFinder, Inc. Reviews - Outscam.com

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Hi Bleeping Computer. Com.
 
     Please excuse me if I have posted this in the wrong section. Our personal information has been put out by data collector "Truthfinder" on Google.  How do we remove this?  They have an opt-out form, but people who have used this say they then received 25X more spam!
Thank you for helping us with this alarming and frustration problem.
   

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BASIC INFO
I have Windows Ultimate (x64).
I use the Asus Suite II supplied with my Asus Asus P8Z68-V Pro Gen3 Motherboard (which I like for fan and temperature monitoring)

PROBLEM
Ai Suite II always loads BUT "on screen" it is messy during loading because a seemingly AI Suite bar sized white artefact appears top left of screen for 10- 20 seconds before disappearing when the AI suite icon appears in the notification tray. Sometimes a white square also appears temporarily.

TEST OBSERVATIONS
I have noted that if I exit Ai Suite II and reload via the Asus AI suite supplied Shortcut I never get these artefacts AND the suite loads instantaneously (I note however Asus uses AI Suite II.exe via the shortcut
but via the Asus installed Task Schedule it open via "AsRoutineController.exe -open"

I have also tried unloading AI Suite II and AsRoutineController.exe and loading AsRoutineController.exe and it too loads cleanly and almost instantaneously.

I note Asus loads 3 apps via Task Scheduler names:
Asus AI Suite II Execute
Asus DigiVRM Help
USB 3.0 Boost Service"

MY QUESTIONS.
Please can anybody advise me.
1) Why does Asus use the Task scheduler instead of loading via the normal Windows Startup procedures?
2) Could it be so each can be easily disabled if required) and is that the ONLY reason?
3) what is the -open switch in the command line?

IMPORTANT QUESTION
4) Is there ANY good reason why I should not disable the AI Suite II in the Task Schedule... Read more

A:Asus Ai Suite II -is it OK to change Scheduled Start to Windows Start

There should be no problem, as you should be able to change it back. Make a restore point before you proceed.

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Resource and performance monitor fails to generate a system health report. It says, data collector set or one of its dependencies is already in use. I have run an sfc /scannow and really don't know how to fix this little annoyance. I run one often enough
to be concerned. I don't know where to look or what dependencies it relies on to work properly. A little help here will not go unnoticed, thanks in advance.trigity

A:System Health Generator:The Data Collector Set or one of its dependencies is already in use

have you looked under the event view for any events.
Please check under:
event viewer\applicaiton and services log\microsoft\windows\diagnosis-PLA
Do you happen to be running any other data collectors when you are trying to run this one?
Do you get this error after a fresh reboot?Bruce Adamczak Please click "Mark as Answered" if a post solves your problem Please click "Vote As Helpful" if you find the answer helpful

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Hi,
I'm trying to add new data collector set from xml template and I'm getting the following error:
"When attempting to create the Data Collector Set the following system error occurred : The security ID structure is invalid"
The user is in the Administrators and Performance Log Users group.
Would you please help me out here?

Thanks,
Janiv Ratson
Janiv Ratson. Technology and Development Expert. | BL: http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/blogs/janiv/ | LI: http://www.linkedin.com/in/janiv | TW: http://twitter.com/janiv

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If I have stripe or volume sets on one machine, lets say spaning 2 disk in either case. If I unplug the drives as a pair and put them in another XP/2000 box, will the OS automatically recognise them as the stripe or volume set pair? Likewise if I install XP/2000 on a box containing such a pair, will the OS detect the volume/stripe correctly during install?
 

A:Windows stripe sets and volume sets

Could we have a little bit more information on what you are doing? And is it Windows XP or Windows 2000 there is no Windows XP/2000?

Try this article it may help answer a question or two.

4809 How to choose between a Stripe Set, a Volume Set, a Stripe Set with Parity, and a Mirror Set while using Windows NT 4.0? 07-Feb-02

http://www.jsifaq.com/SUBJ/tip4800/rh4809.htm
 

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Hi Team,

I have a situation, where, we have commissioned new Windows Servers 2019 in our DMZ zone.

We manage Windows Defender Antivirus from SCCM server. Since the new servers are in DMZ, our SCCM server cannot push Antimalware policies to the server.

I have exported the required Antimalware policy. Is there any way, where I can import those settings in these servers manually?

Thanks,
Balaji R

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To do a complete full system virus scan (not Quick Scan) takes many minutes. I have mine on a schedule in Windows Defender. When I look at the History log it indicates the time to complete the task is about one minute. Can someone explain the log?s entry? Why is the time to complete so short?
A screenshot link of the History log is below.

Jerry

A:Windows Defender-Scheduled Scan Time

MpCmdRun.exe runs scans and updates. Maybe it was checking for definitions update at that time.

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Hello,

We are trying to setup a windows update policy for our environment. We have tried to configure Windows Update to install at a scheduled time through both group policy and through registry settings. It seems like even though it is set to install at 3:00 PM Every day, for instance, it does not install anything even though there seems to be updates available. A few days later we get the reboot prompt saying windows updates have been installed. Are there any other settings that need to be changed in order for the updates to install at the specified time and then afterwards be prompted with a reboot?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you,

A:Windows Updates not installing at scheduled time

I'd have thought that Group Policy should override any client registry settings anyhow - so concentrate on that aspect.
I am NOT an expert in GP - so I'll have to see if I can find someone who knows what they are talking about

Don't run away - but you may want to consider asking in the TechNet forums where GP experts reside... Technet forums - Windows 7 Installation, Setup, and Deployment

I'll see if I can get someone else to look in.

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Hi,
I have a non-admin user trying to administor a Windows 2008 R2 Server by using Perfmon.
When they try to create a new Data Collector Set (user defined), getting to the end and clicking finsh (simply following the defaults and also put the set into a folder with full user rights). Get Error: "When attempting to create the Data collector Set
the following system error occured: Access is denied"
I followed this article :
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771692(WS.10).aspx
User is in local groups Performance Event Logs / Performance Monitor USers / Has Log on as batch Job permission. I have tried starting perfrmon by 'run as Administrator'. I have also turned off UAC.
They can start an exisiting user defioned data-set just not create a new one. I notice the directory doesn't even get created when you click finish, it's only when you start it that the direcotry is created.
What permisison have I missed?
Thanks team!

A:Non-admin with perfmon - Unable to create new Data Collector Set : Access Denied

When creating the data collector set you need to ensure it runs under the account you are logged in as (or more specifically is a member of the Perfromance Log Users Group)
From MS article you listed:



Note



If you are a member of the Performance Log Users group, you must configure Data Collector Sets that you create to run under your own credentials.



Please advise if this resolves your issue Pedro1974

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I have some processes that I need to stop and restart each morning. In order to do this, I've created 2 scheduled tasks inside Task Scheduler:

1.) Stop Foobar (Both Environments) - Triggers @ 6:45 AM Every Day
2.) Start Foobar (Both Environments) - Triggers @ 6:48 AM Every Day

Both tasks above make use of a respective *.BAT file to shut down and restart a task agent service. Unfortunately, the tasks have been bombing with "(0x5)" each morning. I'm not sure why, but I suspect it has something to do with the following code associated with each *.BAT file:

stop.bat -

Code:
sc stop Foobar_f52d190a-0e84-4b3a-ab03-xsfc6450b845
timeout 10
sc stop Foobar_935feeac-b874-4cca-b8eb-xsf55881ffb2
start.bat -

Code:
sc start Foobar_f52d190a-0e84-4b3a-ab03-xsfc6450b845
timeout 10
sc start Foobar_935feeac-b874-4cca-b8eb-xsf55881ffb2
From what I understand of 0x5 codes, it's a "universal access denied" indicator. Is this true? If so, that would imply then that the service account responsible for executing the batch files isn't being permitted execution rights, right? Odd, because I've provided my username / password for the tasks to execute whether the user is logged on or not. From what I can see, it's storing the password, too... So what gives?

Any insight is appreciated. And I added the "timeout 10" in order to give the tasks some buffer between each task. Maybe it needs more? I dunno...

A:Scheduled Task / Batch Code on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Turns out that the code works... The reason that I kept receiving the 0x5 result is due to the Scheduled Tasks not being executed with "highest privileges". Once this was set, everything ran like a charm.

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After adding a bunch of counters  to the Current Activity window in PerfMon, is there any way to export those counters to a data Collector set?  I.e., I want to turn a real-time graph that shows all the counter activity into a data collector
set which is used for logging.  Thanks.

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I am looking for help in using user defined forms for printing in Windows Vista 64.

I cn create the form inder the server properties in the printer pannel but I can not see them in the print driver.

Is anyone sucessful in creating and using custom print forms?

Thanks

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I was wondering if anybody could tell me how to use the User Defined function in Paint Shop Pro 7 or could tell me a website where it is explained. Like what are the different Filter Matrix boxs, and what do the numerical values define, and what do division and bias values define?

Thanks in advance for the help
 

A:PSP User Defined Function

Sorry, but I don't have a clue what you are asking , but there are a lot of PSP tutorials here http://viewlet.com/viewletlibrary/teachlist.jsp?action=go_find&value=paint+shop&language=English
Hopefully there will be one to help you.

Or here is a link to a Paint Shop Chat Forum. Might find the answers you need
http://www.jasc.com/chat/chat.asp?
 

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It has been a while since I have dabbled with VB so please be patient. I have been searching how to do this for a couple of days now. I am trying to create my own data type. I have done it before but cannot think how for the life of me. I want to store a number of objects and have, for example, it's height, weight, shape in a type. I don't want to simply use integer values, I can do this easily, but I would like to have, say, "Small", "Medium", "Tall" for the height and "Round", "Square" and "Triangle" for the shape, etc. As I said, I know that you can define a list of items that you want in your own type, but search as I may I cannot find reference to it. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

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I would like to be able to use certain keys or key combinations to enter data like user name, email address, etc that I have to enter often. Preferably without having a program running in the background. Is there a way?
 

A:user defined keys

Depends on what program you are using. Word has auto-text which works pretty well. Do you want this functionality in all applications?
 

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In ?Windows Update? I have selected the recommended option of ?install updates automatically? and left the timing at the default of ?Every day at 3:AM.? I typically shut down my computer every night, so it is not running at 3AM. After my computer is turned on will I still get the Windows Update downloads? Will they install automatically at some point?
I am running Vista Home Premium 64bit on a Dell XPS 435MT.

A:Must computer be turned on at scheduled time for Windows Update to download updates?

Yes your computer needs to be turned on. If it's not, and you don't update manually, it will simply wait until you are powered on at 3am. And, if you are never powered on at 3am, you will never update.

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The server where the domain was damaged.
I reinstalled windows server 2012 r2. And again add domain with the same name.
Now users on Windows 7 computers can't login to computers - bad password message.
When I turn off the server, users can log in to Windows 7.
When I add a user to a workgroup and again add to a domain, a new profile is created in Windows 7. 
Programs are removed, there is no wallpaper, no icons, no files. 
User profile are created in the location C:\Users like username.domain_name.001, username.domain_name.002
How to add the domain again and save the settings, programs?

PLS HELP!

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I am taking a beginners computer science course in Java, and I am currently learning about methods. There is one question where I have to calculate the ending balance on a deposit at a given rate of interest, and it says I need a user defined procedure-type method (called compound), and a main method that will call it.

I just want to know how to get the program to move to the user-defined method because when I run it, it does not output the last statement which gives the ending balance. It only outputs the main method. This is what I have:
Code:

import java.io.*;

public class CompoundInt {

public static void main (String[] Args) throws IOException {

BufferedReader myInput = new BufferedReader (new InputStreamReader ( System.in));

String inDeposit, inRate;

System.out.print("Enter your bank balance: ");
inDeposit = myInput.readLine ();

System.out.print("Enter the annual compounded interest rate: ");
inRate = myInput.readLine ();

compound ();
}

static public void compound (double deposit, double rate, double endingBalance){

deposit = Double.parseDouble (inDeposit);
rate = Double.parseDouble (inRate);

endingBalance = deposit + ((rate/100) * deposit);

System.out.println("The ending balance of $" + deposit + " at an annual compounded interest rate of " + rate + "% is $" ... Read more

A:Solved: Getting to a user-defined method

This is an example about using a method :
Code:
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import java.io.BufferedReader;
import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStreamReader;

public class CompoundInt {

public static void main(String[] Args) {

BufferedReader myInput = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader( System.in));
String inDeposit, inRate;
try {
System.out.println("Enter your bank balance: ");
inDeposit = myInput.readLine();
System.out.println("Enter the annual compounded interest rate: ");
inRate = myInput.readLine();
double deposit = Double.parseDouble(inDeposit);
double rate = Double.parseDouble(inRate);
double endingBalance = compound(deposit,rate);
} catch (IOException ioe) { // mandatory
System.out.println(ioe.getMessage());
} catch (NumberFormatException nfe) { // optional : it's a way to check if the entered
System.out.println(nfe.getMessage()); // -------- values are numbers
}
}

static public double compound(double dep, double rt){ // The method returns a double variable
double result = dep + ((rt/100) * rt);
System.out.println("The ending balance of $" + dep + " at an annual compounded interest rate of " + rt + "% is $" + result);
return result;
}
}
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i'm trying to get rid of a shortcut that's preventing me to assign a new one. have searched the HD for .lnk -files, and there's none that would have that key combo.

odd.

would there be a way of getting a compiled view of all the shortcuts that are assigned?

i'm on 7-64, but was sometimes wondering about this for the past several years on other flavors as well.

cheers.

A:who knows where the info on user-defined shortcuts is kept?

Shortcut Key Explorer is a nice small piece of software that does exactly that. It scans your computer for global, non-standard keyboard shortcuts. Free download: RJL Software - Software - Utility - Shortcut Key Explorer - Download

Kari

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