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Installing a new router, the pc I was using to setup the router now is stuck in login loop.  It will take password, try to log in (Welcome.....circle turning) and then presents an error or just restarts.   The message is "Windows could not connect to the SENS service, please consult your system administrator" and "Your pc will automatically it ran into a problem."

I was finally able to get into safe mode via recovery disk and ran sfc /scannow.  What else?

Appreciate some help!
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Scans your site and returns information about your SSL implementation and certificate. Helpful for debugging and validating your SSL configuration.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Hello Experts,

We are looking for a free solution to re-use old PC as thin client without disks. these PCs are going to boot from PXE to point this thin client to Citrix Receiver or Vmware Horizon

Please need your support

Thank you
Adel Barashed
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Greetings,

In the past I have used .bat files, drive maps, folder redirection, and roaming profiles.

As of 2017, what is the best way to store user data (Docs, Pictures, Desktop, Music...) on a server in the case of local PC hardware failure? And why?

Active Directory 2016
Windows Server Standard
Win 7 and Win 10 PCs
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Hi

Is there any simple way to configure Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise PC Client 15.7 .0.8 on MS SQl 2014 server?

Please advice, M
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When installing all the usual software in deployment of a new pc (and not using an image), are there any best practices on whether to install the software packages (Office, Acrobat, etc.) as a local admin, domain admin, or as the domain user who is not a workstation administrator?
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I'm trying to set a GPO to push some Firewall rules to allow remote management of all PCs. I created a new, blank GPO and navigated to Computer Config > Policies > Windows Settings > Windows Firewall with Advanced Security > and this is the result

Screen-Shot-2017-09-19-at-1.05.27-PM.png



Thoughts?
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Hello,

Two days ago I tried to print a PDF file to a networked printer and nothing happened.  It is like the printer disappeared.  I did some digging and found a new error in Device Manager - my Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter had a yellow exclamation that said the device cannot start (Code 10).  

I tried disabling and re-enabling the adapter, no luck.  I did the same for my physical NICs on my PC and no luck.  I was able to get my printer to work, but now a screen capture utility called SnagIt 9 no longer displays the library of my screen captures (many thousands).

Here is info on my system:

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
Up to date with Microsoft updates
Have three physical network interface cards in the PC, two are disabled - only one used
For all three cards, IP4 and IP6 are checked

I tried having Device Manager check for driver updates, and was told I have the latest version.  I also uninstalled the adapter and re-installed it, but I still have this error message.  Any suggestions?
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I have used the outlook rule for redirecting my email to a different account. But outlook only forwards the messages when i open outlook from my pc. So is there a way to forward messages to my mail account without having to open the outlook.
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I'm setting up a Win 10 PC that will run Windows media player with different media sources (audio) at different times during the day. Have found two ways to do this -
One is to have wmplayer stop any running instances when starting a new task (under  the task settings).
The other way is to run two actions:  first a taskkill /IM wmplayer.exe and then wmplayer /Playlist mylist.

Using taskkill seems more "brutal", but I don't have any experienc when it comes to terminating applications this way..  
Any comments?
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Hi Experts,

I realized that lately my pc is reacting very slow to my keystrokes, especially when using the mouse to move objects in Access forms, any idea what can be the reason?

I checked task manager and CPU usage is low, and RAM is not to high either..

PS. Windows 7 Pro, NO VIRUS as per AVG..

Thanks in advance.
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On one PC, occasionally the keyboard and mouse stop working.
The OS is fine because i can remote into and take control but the physical kb and mouse don't work.
Plugging into other USB slots or plugging in other kb/mouse doesn't work.

The only workaround has been to reboot and it is working fine again.

I suspect the PlugandPlay service is the only thing that needs to be 'rebooted' for this 'fix' to work. It would be better than restarting the whole OS but I don't know how to do it.

In services.msc all options are grayed out.
In cmd, 'net stop PlugPlay' gives an error:

The requested pause, continue, or stop is not valid for this service.
More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 2191.

Typing  'NET HELPMSG 2191' returns the same error (very helpful...)
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Hi.  We are recovering from Irma and I have noted a strange issue on a few networks where their internet went down.  The specific account I am concerned with is configured as following:
Netgear Router bridged to Comcast Modem - Router 192.168.16.1
2011 SBS Server - DNS, DHCP & AD - file sharing   IP  192.168.16.2

I have configured the workstations to use the following configurations:
LAN IP (each PC has it's own) 192.168.16.10-16
Subnet: 255.255.255.0
Gateway: 192.168.16.1

DNS:  192.168.16.2

After setting this up on each PC, I still cannot connect to, nor ping the server or the other devices on the network.
They should be on a domain network, and they are definitely NOT home or Public at the least.

As this has happened on different networks, and the common link is they are Comcast and this has happened since we lost internet (it is popping in and out intermittently).  I just need to get the workstations to talk to the server.

Any ideas or insights?
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I have been streaming to Twitch with mixed results.  I use OBS Studio, latest version and running Win 10 on a pretty powerful rig. I am NOT running a separate 2nd PC for streaming. I know that would be the best, but it is NOT affordable at this time.

Here are my rig specs:
Asus Maximus Hero VIII Intel Z170 based chipset, ATX Motherboard
Intel Core i7-6700K Processor, 4-core @ 4.0GHz with HT, 8MB L3 Cache (Safe and stable Overclocked with liquid cooling)
6GB MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX980 Ti GDDR5
512GB Samsung 950 Pro PCIe 3.0 Solid-State Drive
Integrated Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201 LAN chip (10/100/1000 MBps)
Windows 10

I seem to get stutters in the stream.  Some games no matter how I adjust the CPU utilization in OBS it seems to make NO difference. Other games are better, but the stutter never seems to truly go away.  Someone told me to turn my 980Ti graphics card down lower than Ultra.  I thought the graphics card had nothing to do with your stream, as the stream is CPU dependent??

Any suggestions on what to do?
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I had this question after viewing get serial number of HP machines and HP monitor.

the above url post helped a lot and i am looking for more whole system inventory like

cpu name serial number,

monitor name serial number,

if any usb printer/scanner/hht  the model and serial number,

any printer connected to COM port like IER printers /LPT oki printers model and serial number.

Keyboard/mouse - model serialnumber.

thanks.
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VM Server failed , attached file is error I am receiving. Normally don't handle VM but our server guy is on vacation. Any suggestions? Thinking I should mount the ISO and do a repair but not really sure. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Recovery - Your PC needs to be repaired File:\Boot\BCD
Error Code: 0xc000000f
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I have a program that uses a lot of GPU's of a graphic card. on a desktop it run with 1080 Ti.

I'm looking for a light laptop with a lot of graphic power.

I know it contradicts , but I'm looking for balance . as long as it's not those huge heavy laptops.
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I think back in Windows NT, Windows 2000, or Windows 2003, there was a command from ADUC to rename a computer.  Does anyone remember that?  or, maybe what I remember is related to something else.  Not sure.
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Dear Experts, we are having 300 PCs in workgroup environment and thinking of joining a domain.

What are the Pros and Cons of joining domain ? We have this question since everything in Workgroup has worked fine for more than 7 years until now.
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Like some of the other issues I've read in this forum I have the protect tool completely grayed out, however, I have no share or unshare options. My entire insert tool bar is grayed out as well as various functions in some of the other tall bars. If I right click on any of the sheets I have no options other than show code. I have hidden sheets that I can't unhide that have formulas tied to various sheets. I have hidden rows that I can't unhide. I can't unshare I can't unprotect. It says that the document is not protected and  it is grayed out, but I know it is protected. I have various sheets protected as well as the entire workbook. Normally I unshare, unprotect what I need, edit, protect again, and then re-share the workbook. This happened out of nowhere. Maybe a parallels-mac to PC glitch? Please help! I have tons of data in this workbook!
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I have a windows 7 Professional Pc with 8GB of Ram on a domain, this Pc had an issue last year when the user would shut down the pc
 and then boot again  the Pc would get to the Please wait screen before the login screen and just hang on please wait for 30 mins to an hour, i replaced the Hardrive and this resolved the issue, however since today the same issue has happened again, i have tried a system restore, i have tried disabling the NLA service and the windows error service, i have also done an SFC Scan now & chkdsk but the issue still persists,  has anybody come across this before and what steps were taken to resolve the issue? , i have read that disabling the services i mentiond was one fix but this has not worked for me
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Customer says difficult to read screen

Ive seen this once before on a new screen with new win 10 also.

Is it a win 10 default setting thats too bright?
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going on site soon to see it, customer sent me pic of error ...

But data has been removed and it boots to windows
hdd-error-.JPG
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Hi,
I copied an -fe  and -be  onto a server on a PC that which has Win 10 and Office 10.
After some debugging, I noticed that some DCOUNT actions fail without giving any error message; hence,  the respective forms do not open.

BTW, it is working fine on my LT with a simulated Server Folder.
Help Pls.
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I have recently upgraded from XE3 to Tokyo 10.2 with the intention of learning a little about Android apps. Quite some time ago I wrote a very basic vcl app for wake on lan. I thought that maybe a nice project to get me started, would be to re-design and recode my WOL project to run under Android from my phone.  The UDP Client I used was the Ip-Works ipwUDPport1.

All the basics worked really well. Layout good on many Android phones - all validation of IP's and MAC addresses work well.  However this component  (ip-works) will not compile to Android and I am left with the prospect of using the Indy UDPClient  for which I can find little or no help.  I have found a couple of examples (very old) that when compiled produce error messages .  Can anybody point me in the direction of example code or a brief explanation as to how to implement sending data using this component.  The data I wish to send is a string comprising of FFFFFFFFFFFF plus sixteen iterations of the Mac Address of the remote PC (204 characters)

Any help would be much appreciated.
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Environment : Excel 2010

I added a second monitor to a PC and now I would like to open 2 Excel Worksheets each one on a different monitor
But it seems not possible in Excel 2010 (since all Worksheets open in the same windows on the same monitor)

Is there any solution to open 2 XLS files on 2 different monitors

Thank you for your help
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PC

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A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities and price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer time-sharing models that allowed systems to be used by many people, usually at the same time. Personal computers may be connected to a local area network (LAN), either by a cable or a wireless connection, and through that to the Internet. A personal computer may be a laptop computer or a desktop computer running an operating system such as Windows, Linux or Macintosh OS.