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Nagios Core 4.3.4
Nsclient 4.3
Windows 10

Just restarted my Windows 10 Desktop VM after November Updates and Nagios reports this warning on two checks

 Error: Can't locate perl510.dll

Check Windows Temp Folder WARNING 11-14-2018 22:01:47 0d 0h 32m 58s 10/10 Error: Can't locate perl510.dll

Explorer WARNING 11-14-2018 22:28:58 0d 0h 33m 34s 20/20 Error: Can't locate perl510.dll

I have the exact same checks on other Windows 10 VMs and Physical Windows 10 Desktop and they all work

I have no perl program installed on any of y computers

Searching for this dll shows nothing any where.

Any ideas?
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION (from Belarc Advisor)
Windows 7 Ultimate ( x64 )
Service Pack 1 (build 7601)
Installed: 8/9/2013

Hard Drives
C: (NTFS) (Boot) 500 GB        290.84 GB free
F: (NTFS)          2,199 GB      1683.77 GB free

Intel Core i7 930, 2.80 GHz
64 kilobyte primary memory cache
64-bit ready

Memory (RAM)
24,568 MB

Mother Board
Board: EVGA 141-BL-E757 Tylersburg
Bus Clock: 133 megahertz
BIOS: Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 08/25/2011

- I want to begin a backup and recovery solution for my home desktop computer.

Please tell me which version of CloneZilla should I use for my system. I want to create a bootable CD-ROM from which to run CloneZilla and then to create either a clone, or a disk image.

Also, for ongoing (partial) backups please explain whether CloneZilla compares to Macrium Reflect 7 to accomplish a simple backup / recovery solution. Not sure whether I need Incremental or Differential, or both. Your experience with Macrium would also be appreciated, or alternative solutions.

- I want to store the images in the cloud either on-the-fly, as created, or after saving to hard drive first.
- This question may evolve into which online backup solution to use. But let's start with what I've asked above, for now.
Is there a current equivalent to the old Novell Salvage? Salvage allowed a file to be overwritten, upon which the original file was put somewhere on the disk and be recoverable through the Salvage utility. If you saved edits to a file 5 times, you'd see a history of prior 4 edited copies and could choose which one you wanted to recover. Note that these copies are the file's state just before saving changes, not its state at a point in time, like with Snapshots.

Snapshots don't do the same thing because you could edit a file multiple times before the next snapshot.
Microsoft's Previous Versions doesn't do this either.
Shadow Copies seem to be like Previous Versions and Snapshots.

I'm running in a Windows AD domain and have our data on both server NFS and NetApp SAN.

Can someone help me with this?
Our company has a windows 7 desktop, work in workgroup, not domain, shared by different users.
My requirement is when every user logs in, there will be a network drive Z connected to a network shared folder.
The network drive is in domain server, accessed by domain user.

I made a bat file to do it.

I created a scheduled task to run at startup, it runs and "completes", but never maps the drive.  If I run the scheduled task manually, it runs and "completes", but never maps the drive.  If I run the .bat file manually, it works fine.

I collected solution on website, like remote Permanuent:Yes, add Regeditster file key "EnableLinkedConnections"=dword:00000001

But no locky.

Who can provide me a useful way or tool to do it?
After joining a workstation to a new domain, IE will no longer prompt to save passwords for any website.  All options in the AutoComplete Settings are checked (none are greyed out).  I checked the GPM, and the only GPOs that affect IE are setting the homepage, and adding a server to the trusted intranet zone.  Roaming Profiles are enabled, as well as folder redirection for Desktop, Documents and Favorites.  IE loads websites, can login to secured sites without issue, and functions normally.

Server is Windows 2016
Affected workstations are Windows 7 and Windows 8
Internet Explorer is at ver 11

Any help is appreciated.  Thank you.
DB2 10.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2

I am trying to add an identity column to a small table (about 700 rows).  I see that DB2 will not allow you to directly add it so you have to do something like this...

REORG TABLE tablename
UPDATE tablename SET id = DEFAULT

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My issue is then I run the UPDATE SET ID = DEFAULT it runs and runs and runs and runs.  Looking at LIST APPLICATIONS SHOW DETAIL it shows me the process is compiling.

DBUSER    toad.exe  Compiling  11/16/2018 14:12:41.661005   D:\DB2\NODE0000\SQL00002\MEMBER0000\

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So my questions are:  

1. Is this the best way to add an identity column to an existing table?  Or is there a better way?
2. Why is it taking so long (as of writing this the UPDATE statement has been running for over 30 minutes).
3. What does it mean when it says COMPILING?  Is that correct?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you!!!

I've got a client with a 4 year old Win7 computer.  He's getting an error (just over the past month): "This computer is not running genuine Windows".  

The previous IT person that sold him the computer is not reachable.  I ran Windows Activation and am getting an error about being unable to access slui.exe (which is present).

I went to see what Windows Updates was doing, and it said it couldn't run because the service wasn't running.  Not only wasn't it running, but the service was disabled.  Attempting to run the service results in an error too.

This is all sounding very fishy.  The client is certain that the previous IT person would not have used a cracked operating system, but it sure all seems to be adding up to something suspicious.  Everything I do to resolve this results in an error.

Would you say the chances are good that this is a fraudulent OS install?  Is there a site where you can actually type in a key and have it evaluated?

This question is for a PowerShell guru!

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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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.... ;)
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!
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
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 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 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.
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.

Error messageHello Everyone,
I hope you all are doing well.  Attached, I have a Visual C ++ error message that a user got when he was at a work training.  He claims that other people were able to use it just fine.  I am waiting to hear back to see if there is anything different with their computers as compared to his.  The program is contained in a folder with a bunch of system files that application calls upon, it is not installed on the computer itself.  I and another tech got a copy of this folder and we get the same error message.  We are going to play around with it and see if we can make this work somehow.  I am just wondering if anyone knows about this.  
The user's computer is running Windows 7 pro
My computer is running Server 2016 Datacenter
my co-worker's computer is running Windows 10 pro

 If you guys think it an issue with the software itself, please let me know.  Any kind of programing fixes that people give me, I will not understand as I am not a software developer and if the fix comes down to that I will simply say that the developers need to fix this.

Thank you guys!!!

Would like some steer on the following situation please.

We have a hosted exchange environment that we have ZERO access to bar mail.

We would like to migrate away to Office365. (We COULD do on-prem exchange if this makes it more reliable - but a harder sell - so would prefer 365).

Existing environment with Outlook 2010, 2013 and 2016.

We can get a PST export and could do an import via PS etc... for EO (hundred's of users).

However, how can we zero provision to the clients? Windows server 2012 r2 and 2016. Windows 7, 8 and 10 clients. Mix of Office.

Possible method (would need the adviseon this).

a) Get PST's Friday.
b) Change MX record with low TTL already set.
c) Already provisioned mailboxes
d) Import PSTs
e) One mailbox come Monday morning. (They can use OWA through 365 in the interim.)

How do I push for Monday morning the swapping of the old mailbox to the new mailbox automatically. I am aware of ZeroConfigExchange. I don't want to make a new profile as that makes a new autocomplete dat file. And it seems you need to load MSOutlook to generate the new one to then do a copy and rename.

Please advise on best way forward. Again, NO ACCESS to hosted Exchange to PST shipping on drives best option as mailbox utilites I have tried that run as a client are way tooooooo slow.

Many thanks

For some reason on the last three computers I set up, I cannot set the default file association for a .dwg file. We use two dwg viewers, Autodesk Inventor Viewer and eDrawings. The inventor Viewer is for .ipt files and the eDrawings is for .dwg. Autodesk inventor took over both types. Usually no big deal but I have tried using the default apps in windows 10, right-click .dwg and select "always open with" and tried to set the association using command line....nothing changes it. if they right click and select to open with edrawings, it works fine. Just cannot set the default.

I can set any other file type, just cannot change .dwg.  Anyone seen this before?
We have Windows Server 2016 Standard and for some reason sometimes our users will get this box.

Why?  How can I fix it?
We have Windows Server 2016 Standard and have it setup correctly however all the users except for one are getting this message when they try to RDP into server?

“To sign in remotely, you need the right to sign in through Remote Desktop Services. By default members of the Administrators group have this right. If the group you’re in does not have the right, or  if the right has been removed from the Administrators group, you need to be granted the right manually.”

They are added to the Remote Desktop group.  Even the default Administrator can not RDP in locally or remotely.

Can anyone help me with what is going on?
SharePoint 2010
Windows 212 R2
SQL  2014

Last night I had several power outages in my home.  I run a some network here systems are on UPS but they had enough

After power up my Web Server Widow 2012 R2 all looked good.  I have Nagios that monitors my Application pools

The following three application pools will not stay started.


Sharepoint- 8000

SharePoint Default App Pool

I have restarted all the SharePoint services
I restarted IIS  

So my SharePoint is down now

Short of jus restarting the server any idea?

Thank you