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Questions tagged [windows-server-2012-r2]

A version of Windows for servers based on Windows 8.1 and a significant update to Windows Server 2012. Questions about administering Windows Server systems that are specific to a business environment are off topic for Super User; please consider asking on Server Fault instead if your question is on ...

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'Get-WindowsFeature -Name Hyper-V' stucked on 20%

I have executed below command : Get-WindowsFeature -Name Hyper-V | Select-Object InstallState It got stucked on 20% I waited for 30 mins but still no response. Any specific reason and how I ...
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This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer when using keyboard shortcut or adding time/date display [migrated]

I am an administrator on a server, but it was initially set up by someone else. When I try opening windows explorer with the shortcut windows + e I get this annoying error message This operation ...
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ftp on file explorer gives “Details 200 Type set A. 227 Entering passive mode”

I have setup IIS FTP on Server. I am not able to access this FTP via internet explorer, file explorer & filezilla in passive mode (Able to access via filezilla in active mode), it returns me the ...
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For WDS PXE, why is DNS needed?

If I understand PXE and WDS correct. The DHCP sends the ip number of the WDS to the client during the PXE boot sequence so why is a DNS needed? I mean the client can directly download the boot image, ...
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how to change password on my Azure Windows 2012 R2 admin account

I log on to my Azure Windows 2012 R2 VM with Remote Desktop... THIS DIDN'T WORK: control panel > admin tools > Comp Mgmt > Users > my account > right-click > All Tasks > Set password: I get a scary ...
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Windows server 2012 r2 recovery tool not showing os drive for recovery

I have setup dual boot Win10 and WinServer2012R2. Here's how they are installed: Viewing this from Win10. (Win10 was installed first). Disk0 F: OS_Drive(windowsServer2012R2) G: Data Drive Disk1: C: ...
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Failure to encrypt with bitlocker if non Admin user

I have a windows server 2012 R2 DC with a windows 10 that is part of the domain. I configured BitLocker to store recovery keys in Active Directory using this tutorial When I try to encrypt a usb ...
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How can i setup “work folder” feature using Samba as server?

After giving a look on my Windows 10's "All Tasks" menu i found a interesting feature: "Work Folders", according to Microsoft "a role service for file servers running Windows Server that provides a ...
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Shortcut on desktop for all users of a single computer using GPO

We have a particular machine that is joined to our domain, and no matter which user logs onto that machine, they all need to have access to a common shortcut (on the desktop). If any user logs onto a ...
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Disable Windows Magnifier on Windows Server 2012 r2

I am using a magnifier on Windows Server 2012 R2 and I am using Auto Hotkey to send Win++ and Win+- by mouse wheel and keyboard combo. The problem is when I send Win++ with Auto hotkey it opens up ...
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Reinstall Server OS - Save files and programs

WE have been experiencing many issues with our server, when it would initially lose connection with the Printer. This escalated to the Printer Properties hanging, then the Devices and Printers, and ...
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Windows magnifier shortcut in windows server 2012

In Windows 10, Windows magnifier works with ctrl + alt+ mouse scroll. But it doesnt works with the same keys in windows server 2012. Any idea to make it work as in windows 10? As you can see below, ...
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DNS lookup fails on only some local computers: Server failed error

I am finding that some computers on my network are not resolving DNS properly, while others work perfectly. Here's an example: I have a Win10 machine. The IP address is fixed, and the two DNS servers ...
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GUI Postman on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I have problems with my installed Postman on a Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64 Version 6.3, build 9600). First of all, I have downloaded and successfully installed (and also later removed) different ...
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Effect of enabled kernel debug mode on Windows Server

I have a problem which shows up sporadically on Windows Server (Cannot bind TCP Port but netstat does not show any usage). I think I would be able to look at the kernel structures. For this I would ...

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