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I am trying to create an archival script to archive files on an SFTP solution.  This is a Windows 2016 system with PS 5

PS C:\Windows\system32> $PSVersionTable

Name                           Value                                                                                                          
----                           -----                                                                                                          
PSVersion                      5.1.14393.2515                                                                                                 
PSEdition                      Desktop                                                                                                        
PSCompatibleVersions           {1.0, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0...}                                                                                        
BuildVersion                   10.0.14393.2515                                                                                                
CLRVersion                     4.0.30319.42000                                                                                                
WSManStackVersion              3.0                                                                                                            
PSRemotingProtocolVersion      2.3                                                                                                            

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Exploring SharePoint 2016
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Using the below Powershell command, I am trying to change the drive but it fails with error: "drive is in used"
is there a way to force it to change as we can change in the Windows Dick Management Console
Get-Partition -DiskNumber 1 | Set-Partition -NewDriveLetter G

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Thanks.... ;)

I have a three windows server 2016 data center using cluster all of them have same problem. I have for everyone psychical RAM 256GB of memory, all the VM's host are using fixed memory a total used for each one 110GB approximately, at this moment hyper-v shows the assigned memory as it's configured, But if I open task manager shows the memory utilized between 96% to 99% in each servers.

Note: nothing service in the processor eating the remaining RAM everything it is normal...! and i can't used life-migration move for any VM to anther hyper-v server because no available RAM.

There is any one can help me?
Greetings wise wizards of EE:

I'm helping a friend with a Dell Windows 7 laptop, that has recently produced the dreaded Blue Screen of Death. I copied the Minidump file from his C:\Windows\Minidump folder, which I now attach to this message. I request an analysis of that minidump file, to help resolve that issue. Though I am grateful for all posts, I would ask for a specific analysis of this file, rather than just general advice, so that I may tackle the solution directly.

Many thanks and take care,

Hi, just bought ScreenBeamMini2 adapter.  This adapter is supposed to work with Miracast without the need of internet connection.  I need help in configuring my Windows 10 Lenovo laptop and my Galaxy S9 so that I can use this thing.  The only way I have gotten it to work with Windows 10 is when I'm connected to my Network wifi.  Once I disconnect wifi, I loose the display on the TV.  Vendor said I need to change settings in Windows to use Miracast but can't find Miracast anywhere.  Any help will be appreciated. Thanks

My company's MS Access VBA software uses Azure Blob Storage and allows users to upload files from their computer to our blob storage. I have a user that requested for the file dialog box filter to default to what they last selected. Currently the filter always defaults to Image files and usually this user uploads PDFs. Is there anyway to get the filter to default to the last filter the user selected? Please see attached file to view the current code for the file dialog.

Thanks in advance!
I cannot get some of the computers on my Domain to report to WSUS. I've tried many things including (taken from other sites):

1.      Press Windows key + Sand type Command Prompt (Admin).  
2.      Type these command and press Enter after each command:  
o      net stop wuauserv  
o      net stop cryptSvc  
o      net stop bits  
o      net stop msiserver  
1.      Rename SoftwareDistribution and Catroot2 folder. Type these command and press Enter after each command:  
o      ren C:\Windows\SoftwareDistribution SoftwareDistribution.old  
o      ren C:\Windows\System32\catroot2 Catroot2.old  
2.      Restart the BITS, Cryptographic, MSI Installer and the Windows Update Services by typing these command and press Enter after each command:  
o      net start wuauserv  
o      net start cryptSvc  
o      net start bits  
o      net start msiserver  

•wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization
•wuauclt.exe /r /detectnow
•wuauclt.exe /reportnow

The computers just will not report and therefore, won't download and install updates.I also noticed that no matter how many times I start the BITS Service, it keeps stopping again. It is very frustrating how much work is involved (client side) to keep computers talking to WSUS. Has anybody got any useful tips?
Hi ..
I am going to backup Windows 10. before start the backup i want to cleanup the system
example: removing all the already accessed remote shared folders list (example, doing "\\" in windows explorer lists already access shared drives)...etc.
what is the best safest way to do this...

Thank YOU for your quick prompts. ;)
Windows Server 2008 Firewall

I'd like to restrict Remote Desktop access to the server to just one external IP, and one LAN IP.

Have created an inbound rule for the RD port.

If I enter the external IP in the rule scope options and leave local IP as any, then only the external IP connects but no local IPs
can connect. If I enter the local IP specifically then it blocks access from the external IP even though its specifiied.

It appears I can do one or the other only in the rule.

How do I configure the firewall to allow RD access from one specific internal IP and one specific external IP only ?

Thank you
i want to implement Azure information protection policy (AIP)on on premise windows servers  like for example sql server where very important files are sitting there.

we have Active directory and user accounts are synced through AAD sync to office 365 , we have user mailboxes are in office 365.

we have ADFS server in place and HAVE SSO configured.

we dont have on premise exchange server.

Are there any steps to do in azure AD or any good article which can help me implement the policy
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I cloned a Windows 10 hard disk using Macrium Reflect.  The clone seemed to be correct, partition for partition.  

Boot-up failed,  The computer (a 4 year old Gateway small form-factor, can't recall the model number) reported that there was no boot device.  

In the BIOS, the 1st boot device is still showing the model number of the *old* hard disk, not the new hard disk (the old was a 500GB Seagate, the new is a 1TB Western Digital Scorpio Blue).

I can't find anywhere in the BIOS where I can change the model of drive, or get it to somehow re-detect the drive in order to change the hard disk model it's detecting.

Can anyone advise?

I am using macrium reflect on two laptops. On my windows 7 laptop, I go to an image, right-click, choose explore, and it creates a new drive with all my folders in it.

On the windows 10 laptop (someone just replaced the hard drive and insisted he copied everything over, but we're missing a bunch of stuff), it gets to the "creating a drive" portion, finishes, but the drive never shows up.

Any thoughts? Thanks.
I have a Windows 7 Pro x64 where just one user, after about 24 hrs the user loses all entries inside Credential Manager.  This does not occur for other users, and the persistence level is set to "Enterprise" on all entries.  Before the 24 hour mark, the credentials still are there even after a log off, or restarting the Credential Manager service.  This computer is in a SOHO network and is not Domain Joined.
What in a Profile would turn off the calculator in Windows 10
I have a OU that has a minimal profile and the calculator works.
Every other OU makes the calculator disappear

I know windows has problems with the calculator because of the app store.
Why would one OU not care about contacting the app store and just work.
Windows Server 2019 is back again!

Windows Server 2019 is now re-released, and available already through VLSC.

EvalCenter and MSDN still missing the release, but should follow soon...

I have installed 8 fonts on a Windows 7 machine in the Fonts Folder (and they show up there) but only four of the fonts are available to me in the Microsoft Suite and Adobe Acrobat.  Any ideas why this is?
What steps need to be taken to prevent a Windows 10 laptop from disconnecting from the Wi-Fi when the OS is locked or the lid is closed while the laptop is plugged in with a power adapter?
I have a couple of systems here at my work that got the windows store and other apps (calculator) uninstalled.  I have been trying to run the powershell commands I have found in order to reinstall those but nothing seems to be working.  Other than reinstall the OS is there anything else I could try before doing something more destructive?  thanks.
I have a virtual Windows 2016 server. Somehow it got corrupted. We are also using VMWare 5.5. I have a small amount of data on the E drive that I would like to recover and or repair the entire machine if possible. I do not have any backups. It just keeps taking me to the repair screen. I am able to boot up in Safe Mode for a limited amount of time then it shuts down. I even got in as SafeMode with networking for a short amount of time but have not been able to copy data off. Is there a way to copy data from a server booted up in VMWare 5.5 safemode? When I tried to copy and past the folders I wanted it did not work. I do not seem to be able to log in long enough to copy the data to to another server. Also, what about a repair process? I can probably find the ISO that the server was built from that that is about it. Any suggestions on how to pull the data from Windows or VMware is appreciated and if there is a possible way to repair the server that suggestion is welcome too.
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We use a GPO to direct all our workstations to get Windows Updates from a WSUS server.  

There are a lot of active domain workstations which their hostnames are not being seen when I do a search computer from the WSUS server.  

I have checked those workstation windows update history and they are getting updates.  It is just their names are not searchable on the WSUS server.  If I do a "Check for updates" on the workstations, I can search their names on the WSUS server again.

Is there a way to resolve this issue or we have to live with that?

Anyone knows, please advise.  

Thanks in advance.
Hey there,
Got a small issue i'm trying to resolve.
-Debian 9.5 running samba server and sharing a folder
-Old red hat server 6 trying to connect to Debian

Attempting to mount share on Debian from the Red hat server returns error:
mount error(13): Permission denied
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

Connecting to the same share from another Debian system works fine. Connecting from Windows system works fine. Seems to only be related to this Red Hat system. Unfortunetly, i need to backup this Red Hat system and this was the easiest way.

I previously mounted a NAS with this Red Hat system and it worked perfectly, just disk space is too small so i am trying to mount this other drive because it has more free space. FYI, the NAS had a share with no password.

Here is command i sent to Red Hat
mount -t cifs //<systemIP> /mnt/backup/ -o username=<usernamehere>
mount error(13): Permission denied
Refer to the mount.cifs(8) manual page (e.g. man mount.cifs)

Thanks for your help
I have a bunch of Workstations on Wheels and they are wireless.  I have various SSID along with Password for the network.  Having said that I have an open Guest Network which requires no password.  It seems my windows 10 workstations on wheels are connecting to my guest network at any given time. This is causing issues because they can not connect to the proper data programs they need.  Is there a way to essentially block these machines from getting on the Guest Network? (aside from putting a password on the guest which at this time we can not do)

This is what I'm doing now but it doesn't appear to be working:
netsh wlan add filter permission=allow ssid="network name" networktype=infrastructure
netsh wlan add filter permission=denyall networktype=infrastructure

sc config "RmSvc" start= disabled
sc stop "RmSvc"
I'm trying to set up remote Desktop services on our Windows 2016 server and the licences (User CALS) aren't being used by users when they log in via RDP (as viewed in RD Licensing Manager).

I've been through the instructions on several sites namely this one at www.lemonbits.com but am getting the following error in Server Manager > Remote Desktop Services > Servers:

Error ID: 85
Source: Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-Licensing
The Remote Desktop license server could not be registered as a service connection point in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS). Ensure that there is network connectivity between the license server and AD DS. To register the license server as a service connection point in AD DS, use Review Configuration in the RD Licensing Manager tool.

When I Review the Configuration All I get is green ticks and no actions to take.

Looking for advice on where to go from here. It's all changed since I last set this up in 2008 when, if I remember correctly,  it was much simpler (good old days?)

Review Configuration
RD Licensing Manager
RD Licensing Manager
RD Gateway Manager
RD Gateway Manager
Server Manager
Server Manager
Server 2012 Standard
Windows VPN
The VPN is set up and working. The issue is that I do not seem to be able to find where to get it to use a static local IP instead of a DHCP address.
Hence, every time the server reboots it grabs a different one.
I have a remote user overseas that maps a drive by IP.

Is someone would be kind enough to point me to the setting, I would be thankful.

Hi Android Experts,

I'm after an app/program that will allow me to organize all the icons on my Samsung Galaxy S9+ 256GB 4GX phone using my computer.

I recall being able to do this with my iPhones because iTunes displayed the phone configuration on screen and I could drag and drop apps and icons around on my computer screen while my phone was connected, and then the iPhone would update itself with the changes I'd made. I found this highly helpful and an easy way to organize my icons.

I have a LOT of icons and apps installed on my Android phone and organizing them the way I like in a native way on the phone I find to be a pain, so I'd like something that will allow me to do it the way iTunes let me do it with my iPhones.

Ie: Display my Phone screen configuration on my Windows 10 computer screen and allow me to organize my icons using my computer and then have my Android Phone update itself to the configurations that I'd selected on my computer screen. I'm happy to pay for a program to allow me to do this, so it doesn't have to be free.

I've looked through Google Play Store and see a lot of App Organizers, but they all seem to be just apps that are only installed on the Android phone, rather than allow me to connect the phone to the computer and do my organizing there.

Ie: Connect my phone to the computer so I can use my computer to update the icon positions on my phone instead.

Either this isn't available, or perhaps I'm using the wrong search terms on …

Windows OS





This topic area includes legacy versions of Windows prior to Windows 2000: Windows 3/3.1, Windows 95 and Windows 98, plus any other Windows-related versions including Windows Mobile.