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Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 to Access 2000 db gives error

Question: Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 to Access 2000 db gives error

I have a Access 2000 database residing on one sever and an installation of SQL Server 2008 residing on another. Both servers are running Windows Server 2003. I created a linked server using the code below. When I run EXEC sp_tables_ex 'PropCont' I get the following,
"OLE DB error trace [OLE/DB Provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' IDBInitialize::Initialize returned 0x80004005: The provider did not give any information about the error.].
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_tables_ex, Line 13
OLE DB provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' reported an error. The provider did not give any information about the error."

I tried changing the code to specify my account information, which has Administrative privileges on the domain and I get,
"OLE DB error trace [OLE/DB Provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' IDBInitialize::Initialize returned 0x80040e4d: Authentication failed.].
Msg 7399, Level 16, State 1, Procedure sp_tables_ex, Line 13
OLE DB provider 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0' reported an error. Authentication failed."

Originally I was getting an error that said, "The workgroup information file is missing or opened exclusively by another user" I found an article on line that suggested I do the following,
"1. Open SSMS
2. Expand Server Objects, Linked Servers, Providers
3. Double click the provider (Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0)
4. UNTICK the "Allow inprocess" option"
I did this and I stopped getting that error but started getting the error I listed above however when I went back and checked the "Allow inprocess" option was still checked. I can't get it to remain unchecked. I can't find anything regarding how to specify the MDW file which is located in the same folder as the database file.

Another article suggested making sure it is checked and also checking "Nested Queries". This had no effect.

I believe the linked server has been created correctly as I can see it and it's properties in SSMS and it shows up in the list of linked servers when I run, EXEC sp_helplinkedsrvlogin

The Access database has been in use for years. Users access it through the Access runtime.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

EXEC sp_addlinkedserver
@server = 'PropCont',
@provider = 'Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0',
@srvproduct = 'Access',
@datasrc = '\<Server Name>SharedDatabasesPropCont.mdb'
GO

EXEC sp_addlinkedsrvlogin
@rmtsrvname = 'PropCont',
@useself = 'false',
@rmtuser = 'Admin',
@rmtpassword = ''
GO

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I am going be moving all the shared folders on my Server 2003 file server to my new Server 2008 VM and want to do it in a way that will allow my clients to be able to access them as if nothing happened. I have been reading about the Windows FSMT (File Server Migration Toolkit) http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=10268 and it will copy over all the permissions and everything but I am not sure how to go about making sure the client will still be able to access the shares especially if they have mapped any of them. If i change the IP and host name of the new machine to the old one after the migration is complete and then shutdown the old server will everything run smoothly? What is the best way to go about doing this?
 

Answer:Migrate Server 2003 file server shares to new machine (Server 2008)

you can do this or you can change DNS so that the old server name points to the new server IP. You need to turn off StrictNameChecking

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\lanmanserver\parameters]
"DisableStrictNameChecking"=dword:00000001

this means that you can name the server what ever you want but if you go to the old host name it will also take you to the new server.

Don't forget this needs to be completed and rolled out after the users log off but before they log back in

As old user move on and new users join make sure that you link them to the share via the new host name so eventually the old host name is fased out and you can remove the above reg key.
 

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I've searched and looked around, but I haven't really found anything useful. That might be a sign...
 

Answer:Server 2008 as a Web Server/File Server/Print Server

I tested Server 2008 on an old HP Compaq nx9600 laptop (P4 3ghz, 512mb RAM, ATI Radeon Mobility X300) I had lying around in my cabinet in an attempt to practice migrating and upgrading WSS 2.0 from a 2003 server to WSS 3.0 on the 2008 server on the laptop. It ran slow as shit when the WMSDE database running lol.. but without it, it was as smooth as Win2003.

I say give it a try.
 

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I have given them every permission on the server I can think of, still no go. I also cannot make their logon ID's administrators (or power users) on their desktop. I have turned off the firewall on the desktops (router has a firewall).

I am at a loss on what to do next. This is critical for running the office!
Any help appreciated.
 

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Answer:how to club windows 7, window server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 in a single DVD

Hi welcome
I beg your pardon, what do you mean for "Club Windows 7, windows 2008 in a single DVD"?
Can you please use a synonim?
Thank you

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Will someone please explain to me briefly what the difference is between all of these? Why would one want one over the other?

I guess that Windows 2000 is sort of like NT Workstation. If not, please tell me.

And what is the difference between Windows 2000 Server and 2000 Advanced Server?
 

Answer:{Advice Offered} - Windows 2000 Professional, 2000 Server, 2000 Anvanced Server--the difference?

Greetings

Win2K Professional is, indeed, just NT Workstation 5.0

The real difference between Win2K Server and Win2K Advanced Server is scalability. To quote a CNET article: "Three versions of the operating system will be available next week (it's an old article): Windows 2000 Professional, aimed at PCs and workstations; Windows 2000 Server, for file-and-print servers; and Windows 2000 Advanced Server, supporting clustering, which is a way of making several systems act as a single, more powerful computer.

To quote the FAQ from www.winmag.com:
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Windows 2000 Server/Advanced Server is the server edition of Windows 2000, which is designed to serve small- to mid-sized businesses and workgroups. Server supports up to 4GB of physical RAM and up to 4 processors per computer. Advanced Server supports up to 8GB of RAM and 8 processors per computer.

Windows 2000 Datacenter Server is designed for large businesses and computer clusters. Datacenter supports up to 32 processors per computer and up to 64GB of RAM, as well as built-in clustering and load-balancing features.

Is that what you wanted?

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I am trying to create a link in access 2007 to a passworded mailbox on the exchange server.

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I found this link which seems to be exactly what I need, but is in reference to Office 2000:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa164914.aspx

I don't really understand whats going on with it and so don't know if it doesn't work because it is in reference to office 2000 or because of some other problems.

Here is the code I'm using, which should specify subfolder "New Folder" in the inbox

Public Function link()
CreateLinkedExternalTable "F:\Email Database\database.accdb", "Exchange 4.0;MAPILEVEL=Mailbox - Company name|Inbox;TABLETYPE=0;" & "DATABASE=F:\Email Database\database.accdb;", "New Folder", "LinkedExchange"
End Function
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Sub CreateLinkedExternalTable(strTargetDB As String, _
strProviderString As String, _
strSourceTbl As String, _
strLinkTblName As String)

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Dim tblLink As ADOX.Table

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Answer:Solved: Access linked table to Outlook mailbox on exchange server

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Hello all,
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Here is my call:

ServerName.DatabaseName.dbo.fnc_GetAverageUsage(param1, param2, param3)

I get
The object name 'ServerName.DatabaseName.dbo.' contains more than the maximum number of prefixes. The maximum is 2.

On a side note I really hate Apple.
 

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Hello,

I have a problem to access file server on Windows Server 2000 from a Windows 7 PC. For your information, due to some reasons, both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2000 are in different domain.

I have tried all suggested solutions which are :
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ii. to apply 'Send LM & NTLM - use NTLMv2 session security if negotiated' in 'Network Security : LAN Manager authentication level'
iii. to make sure the time setting for both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2000 are the same.

But still, i couldn't access the file server. In fact, each time I entered domain\username to authenticate, it will give out this message :



Since I am kinda new to this troubleshooting things, it would be great if someone can tell me why does this happening. Is it because of the different domain?

thanks in advance.

Answer:Windows 7 unable to Access file server on Windows Server 2000

To connect to the server you would need to enter the credentials of the domain user on the server that would have access. For example if the domain was 'home' with a user 'Josh' then I would put:

home\Josh

As the username. If you want to get advanced you could try and form a trust with the other domain in active directory so that the other domain has permission to access the server

Josh

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Answer:Windows 2008 Server R2 upgrade from 2008 Server?

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Answer:Server 2008 VPN - No Internet access

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I can still remote desktop to the machine to work on it though.

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This was a flood of traffic between the following two IPs 174.*.*.218,
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Answer:Dedicated Server - Windows Server 2008 Standard. Been told it is sending syn floods

Re: Dedicated Server - Windows Server 2008 Standard. Been told it is sending syn floo

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Stopped working

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Answer:Server 2008 x64 Windows Server Initial Configuration Tasks has stopped working

I got the same problem after installing my mother board driver's.

I'll let you know if I find something !
 

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Answer:Remote Access/Streaming Server 2008

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Answer:Can't connect to Server 2008 via Windows 7 Administration tools/Server Manager

Check Technet for the WinRM reference and or make sure that WinRM is enabled on the servers you are trying to access.

Use group policy to enable it if you need to do a bunch of machines at once. I'm using this with no problems.
 

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Hello,

I have installed SQL Server Express 2008 on my desktop and am attempting to connect to it from my lap top. I have enabled remote connections for SQL Server and opened up a port on my desktop. When I attempt to connect to the server instance from my laptop via ipaddress\sqlserver with the Windows 7 firewall turned on and the port open, the attempt fails. However, if I turn off the firewall and attempt to connect via my laptop the connection is successfull.

I followed the steps to open up the port:To enable port 1433 on Windows 7
On the Start menu, click Control Panel.
Click System and Security.
Click Windows Firewall.
Click Advanced Settings.
In the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security on Local Computer dialog, click Inbound Rules.
In the Actions panel, click New Rule?.
In the New Inbound Rule Wizard, click Port, and then click Next.
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Can anyone offer up any suggestion on why I can connect with the firewall turned off, but not when it is on?

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!
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Answer:Remote Access to SQL Server Express 2008 Windows 7

  
Quote: Originally Posted by win7newb


Hello,

I have installed SQL Server Express 2008 on my desktop and am attempting to connect to it from my lap top. I have enabled remote connections for SQL Server and opened up a port on my desktop. When I attempt to connect to the server instance from my laptop via ipaddress\sqlserver with the Windows 7 firewall turned on and the port open, the attempt fails. However, if I turn off the firewall and attempt to connect via my laptop the connection is successfull.

I followed the steps to open up the port:To enable port 1433 on Windows 7On the Start menu, click Control Panel.
Click System and Security.
Click Windows Firewall.
Click Advanced Settings.
In the Windows Firewall with Advanced Security on Local Computer dialog, click Inbound Rules.
In the Actions panel, click New Rule….
In the New Inbound Rule Wizard, click Port, and then click Next.
In the Specific local ports: box type 1433. Ensure that the (default) TCP radio button is selected and then click Next.
Ensure that the (default) Allow the Connection radio button is selected and then click Next.
Clear or select the Domain, Private, and Public checkboxes as appropriate, and then click Next.
In the Name box, type an appropriate name, such as SQL Server Port, and then click Finish.

Can anyone offer up any suggestion on why I can connect with the firewall turned off, but not when it is on?

Any suggestions are greatly appreciated!
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Ok so here's the deal:

2008 domain
GPP extension on all clients

Old server:
2003 32bit
has ~150 network printers
old name

New server:
2008 x64
cannot have same name as old server

My questions:

Since I can't use Print Migrator 3.1 (from 2003 to 2008 x64) can I install the new printers on the new server without conflicting with the old printers/server? If so I should just be able to roll the new printers out via GPP to each respective OU, right? Any advice on removing the old printers from the clients? It's 4-500 clients so I can't touch each one physically. I'm aware I will need x64 drivers when installing on the server then will need to manually add the 32bit drivers during each install (on the server).

Any advice would be appreciated. I've migrated 20-30 printers but never 150 off one server before.
 

Answer:Advice for print server cutover? (Server 2008 x64)

From my experience you can add the printers on any server without conflict. They are basically just "there" and people can connect to them if they want to. So you should be able to set up the printers on the new server without issue.

I don't know much about removing the existing printers from the client machines, especially with GPP. I have to brush up on my GPP skills as well as upgrade my functional domain level.

I was researching a script to delete all printers when the clients logged in and got it working, but never used it other than testing.
Thread here: http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1566408
 

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Hi guys,
 
What free Antivirus software for servers?
What free anti-malware would NOT be a good idea?
 
Info:
My friend has purchased a Poweredge server to act as a fileserver for a private network not connected to the internet..  He uses 2 laptops at the most  to access files on the server.
 
However at some points he will update Windows Server 2008 plus odd bits by temporaily hooking up to the Internet., and obviously leave himself open to malware etc. for a short time.
 
The cost of server Antivirus is very high and usually effective for 10 workstations upwards, and obviously he would appreciate keeping costs down.
 
 
Questions:
I would appreciate thoughts on ideas for avoiding a costly solution.
 
Also, if he got Malware on it (e.g. Rootkit or Delta) would current Bleeping Computer tools (e.g. Rkill, RogueKiller etc) still work on the server - or does it require another approach? 
 
I am asking fior advice BEFORE he gets started while options are open.
 
 
Thanks in advance guys
 
 
 
 
 

Answer:Free Server Antivirus ? e.g. for Windows Server 2008

The answer is fairly simple. Just read the details on the site -
Microsoft Security Essentials is available for small businesses with up to 10 PCs.
 
• Microsoft Security Essentials:
Microsoft updated it’s free Anti-Virus solution at the end of 2010 to support Windows 2008/R2.
This is easily one of the better free offerings as Microsoft has updated this solution to complete directly with some of the biggest solutions, such as Mcafee and Symantec paid versions.

When downloading, simply choose Windows Vista / Windows 7, as Microsoft has yet to update the website.http://www.microsoft.com/security_essentials/
 
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The client computers are connected to a switch using dhcp.
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Answer:setting up a server for school help (windows server 2008)

I'm quite sure your instructor/teacher did not intend for anybody but you to do the final project for the year and nobody else.

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C:\Users\Administrator>dcdiag /fix

Directory Server Diagnosis

Performing initial setup:
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* Identified AD Forest.
Done gathering initial info.

Doing initial required tests

Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\DC
Starting test: Connectivity
The host 661bcd5c-ba25-4e96-81b3-64c2db98a63b._msdcs.cwmg.local could
not be resolved to an IP address. Check the DNS server, DHCP, server
name, etc.
Got error while checking LDAP and RPC connectivity. Please check your
firewall settings.
......................... DC failed test Connectivity

Doing primary tests

Testing server: Default-First-Site-Name\DC
Skipping all tests, because server DC is not responding to directory
service requests.


Running partition tests on : ForestDnsZones
Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
......................... ForestDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom
Starting test: CrossRefValidation
......................... ForestDnsZones passed test
CrossRefValidation

Running partition tests on : DomainDnsZones
Starting test: CheckSDRefDom
......................... DomainDnsZones passed test CheckSDRefDom
Starting test: CrossRefValidation
......................... DomainDnsZones passed test
CrossRefValidation

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Answer:AD and DNS server roles not playing nicely in Server 2008

How many DCs?
 

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My Server 2008 Enterprise key from the academic alliance won't work on my new server, says it activation limit has been reached. What can I do to work around this? What do you do when you run into this problem with home lab environments?
 

Answer:Server 2008 key wont activate on new server build

Call Microsoft and tell them you had to reinstall. They should give you a new key if it's a Retail key.
 

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Why? Because I need proper codec and audio support, and no-brainer stuff that just does not work. I have Windows 7 Professional x64 setup on dual-boot to Server 2008 and intend to use it for video encoding and related.

I am looking for suggestions similar to http://www.win2008workstation.com/ -- except the other way around and starting with Windows 7.
 

Answer:Converting Windows 7 for server use (or Server 2008 clone)?

It probably depends on what aspects of Server 2008 you want. What server roles do you want to be able to perform with Windows 7?
 

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Hey guys,

I'm trying to boot from a USB Memory Stick to install 2008 SP2 (Non-R2) on a Quad-Xeon ECC-Ram Supermicro Server from around 2002 that has with it only a CD-ROM Drive.

Fortunately,
The USB Memory Stick shows up as a Hard Drive boot device in the CMOS, but after following some instructions to format thumb drive to fat32, and run the following command: xcopy d:\*.* /s/e/f e:\ --- The drive will not boot to the installation, it simply boots to a black screen which says "Operating System Not Found"

The thread I originally came across that discussed how to do this (through diskpart)
But, diskpart doesn't list the USB Removable Memory Stick as a Device, so I can't follow the instructions which were:

1) diskpart
2) list disk
3) select disk 1
4) clean
5) create partition primary
6) select partition 1
7) active
8) format fs=fat32
9) assign
10) exit

Anyway,
I think I'm missing a step.
I'm also sure theres a utility out there that would handle this,
Can someone point me in the right direction?
 

Answer:Booting from USB to install Server 2008 on an old Supermicro Server.

The diskpart instructions can be completed through Explorer. Right click the drive and select format.

Next, you are missing to the bootsect.exe step. On the original Server 2008 installation media there should be a folder named boot. Inside you will find bootsect.exe.

You will need to run the following command against the USB drive and make sure you are running the command prompt in elevated mode(admin rights).

As an example, if your USB drive is E: then type:
Code:
bootsect.exe /nt60 e:

 

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since enterprise is discontinued. what version can 2008 R2 ent be updgraded to?
 

Answer:server 2008 R2 Enterprise to Server 2012 ...... what verison

I went with Datacenter since I wasn't sure.

Here's what I found though
If you are upgrading from Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition you can upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Standard Edition or Datacenter Edition. If you are upgrading from Datacenter Edition, you can only upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Edition.Click to expand...

Source: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh994618.aspx#BKMK_UpgradePaths
 

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I have install the administration toolpack on Windows 7 and enabled remote connections on my server 2008 box, When i try and connect with my Windows 7 server manager it does not work.

I see stuff on google about enabling a trustedhost with winrm but can't find a way to do this.

this seem more difficult than it should be?

this is what I keep getting
 

Answer:Can't connect to Server 2008 via Server Manager on Windows 7?

edit, I was wrong. https requires a non self signed cert
do the following in powershell, this is for powershell remoteing but it does the winrm stuff as well:

on the server:

Code:
Enable-PSRemoting &#8211;force
on the client:

Code:

Start-Service WinRM
Set-ItemProperty &#8211;Path HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System &#8211;Name LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy &#8211;Value 1 &#8211;Type DWord
Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts &#8211;Value <ServerName> -Force -Concatenate

Be warned that this is very insecure.
 

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We had:

1) 1 Windows Server 2003 running Active Directory services to manage logon and permissions for file sharing.
2) 15 workstations.

We now want to have:

1) 1 Windows Server 2008 R2 server running Active Directory services to manage logon and permissions for file sharing.
2) 15 same workstations, with their same user profiles.

So I joined the 2008 R2 server to the domain, and then used the dcpromo tool to make it a domain controller.

Problem is, whenever I take the old server offline, (the 2003 one) everything flips out, logons are slow, and the 2008 server gives people trying to access shared files weird errors like that the server that authenticated them cannot be contacted, and asks them to log in again with their username and password before accessing shared files on the server.

What did I do wrong? I must be forgetting something.
 

Answer:Replacing a Windows 2003 AD DS server with a 2008 R2 AD DS server

1. Transfer all FSMO roles to your 2008 R2 server
2. Uninstall AD on 2003 server
3. You can now permanently take 2003 server offline
 

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I am going to be upgrading a Server 2003 domain and Exchange server 2003 to Server 2008 and Exchange server 2010. We have one main DC and one backup DC along with another Server 2003 machine running Exchange.

Can anyone point me to some good how-to's or instructions for doing this? This is a small organization, about 40-50 clients total.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

Answer:How to migrate Server/Exchange 2003 to Server 2008

I'm in the same boat at work. I have about 120 clients and I'm taking the approach of building of building a new AD domain and installing exchange as a new organization in the new domain. From there I plan on exporting the mailboxes and importing them to the new exchange server. At this point I haven't decided how I'm going to export the mailboxes, probably have to exmerge the mail store to PST's or use Powershell if I can extract the old mail store from the new Exchange server.
 

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My migration from Server 2003 to Server 2008 was going great until i just shutdown the last Server 2003 box that still had DNS running. Apparently DNS on my new Server 2008 DC was not really working and was forwarding requests to the old 2003 server. Once i shut it down outside requests and the entire internet stopped working until i turned that server back on again. Do i need to setup DNS forwarders with the IP of my ISP's DNS server for this to work or simply remove all forwarder IP's? i noticed on the old 2003 box it had no forwarders setup so that means it was using the root hints all along? internal host lookups work fine.
 

Answer:Server 2003 to Server 2008 migration DNS trouble

Yes remove the forwarders, and let the server use the Root Hints to get what it needs. You might make sure your Root Hints are up to date, just in case.
 

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Hey guys,

We are running an MSSQL 2005 Server with a clients database on it. The client uses a developer in India who is using SQL 2008 Server Management Studio. When he tries to connect to our 2005 Server, he gets an error. We have downloaded and reproduced the error and it appears to be a problem with 2008 studio trying to connect to a 2005 server. I have asked the developer to move to a different version of Studio, but for the future I was wondering if anyone here knew of any kind of fix for this at all?
 

Answer:SQL 2008 Server Management Studio and SQL 2005 Server

they expect everyone to upgrade their entire infrastructure and clients to the new version the very second they come out simultaneously, thats why
 

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I have a repository system in our office to store files before being backed up, it has 8 Hitachi 1T drives in it in raid 5 with 2 hot spares on a highpoint controller.
The system is on a domain, using a domain account
The system can be accessed via RDC no problems,
The system can browse the internet
Network Discovery is set as Custom, the domain account has no restrictions what so ever on it.
File Sharing is enabled
All outgoing connections from the server works, to other computer and such

So it seems that going out from the server all works fine but trying to come in to connect to the server and it's shares - are a no go.

Under the Windows Network and Sharing center it shows as connect to the net, network discovery is set as custom, file sharing is on.

Now nothing has changed for this domain account either.

People can browser other network shares with no problems, it is only this one server that wont allow incoming connections.......
 

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We are trying to come up with a solution which will enable users to access exchange without having to give them full access to the internet. We have finally gotten a list of IP's from Microsoft that we need to allow connection to, but we cannot seem to find a way that we can enable this. I saw a way to use this using IE, but most of our computers are running wither Firefox or Chrome. If we cannot figure this out we will be looking at hardware solutions, but we would prefer to see if we could do this via group policy or something else first.

Thanks!

Clients are running win 2000, xp and 7 - Office 2010

DC's are running 2008 R2
 

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Hey,

All of our computers at work have Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and are connected through Server 2008. One computer, which I recently imaged and deployed, is having an issue connecting to network folders. The strange thing is that all networked drives are set for access through group policy. The computer in question is able to access allowed folders but, when I go to the main computer screen, instead of seeing Network on the left hand sidebar, I see Computers and Devices. Also, the machine will not allow anyone, even administrators, to map a network drive. The user also cannot access files from links in emails - i.e. drive:\folder\file. I'm wondering if there is some glitch in the policy or should I just re-image the machine. My boss wants to avoid the re-imaging but, even going through Network Troubleshooting, we can't seem to locate the problem.

Answer:Network access issues on Server 2008 with Windows 7 and group policy

Maybe there's something within the registry that's keeping the user from accessing?

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I'm trying to decide between Windows Home Server and Windows Server 2008 R2 for my home server PC. Ordinarily it would be a clear cut choice, but I've got a free copy of Server 2008 R2 through my academic MSDN subscription. I'd like to avoid spending extra money if Server 2008 R2 would do the job. But I'm willing to buy Home Server should it prove necesary. Any input is appreciated. Thanks.

Answer:Windows home server vs Server 2008 R2

Server 2008 R2 is a more fully functional product. You will be able to do similar things, but it might be a little more involved getting it set up and working. Plus, if you are interested in IT, you could use the Server 2008 R2 experience....but you won't get hired for your knowledge on Windows Home Server.

My vote is Server 2008 R2 without a doubt.

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I'm in the process of installing an application server that requires SQL Server 2008 R2 (x64) on a separate device. However, I'm noticing this error message whenever I try to install the application through its proprietary configuration tool:


Code:

ERRO: CheckDBCreation failed to create database. Error: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections (provider: TCP Provider, error: - = No such host is known).
ERRO: CheckDBCreation failed to drop database
ERRO: The provided SQL user may not have permissions to create and drop databases.
ERRO: ConfigureServer: The Configuration did not validate
ERRO: Task 'ValidateConfiguration' Failed (Exit Code=1)

This is what I have done so far:

On Server:
- Installed Client Tools
- Set it as Mixed-Mode Authentication (Windows + SQL)
- Created inbound rule on Windows Firewall to allow TCP 1433 (SQL Connection) and UDP 1434 (SQL Browser Service) from a small IP scope (only have four "test" servers in my network) under Domain, Public, and Private
- Created SQL accounts in Server Management Studio and verified that they are able to connect to SQL
- Checked DB instance in Server Management Studio to allow remote connections to the server
- Checked in Server Configuration Manager > Native Client 10.0 Configurat... Read more

Answer:Client(s) can't connect to SQL Server 2008 R2 server

You were on the right track, but having the server listen on localhost/127.0.0.1 may or may not be what you want. Regardless, you need to tell SQL to bind to the ethernet interface since you're trying to connect to it over the network.

Do a netstat -a on the server and see if you have 0.0.0.0:1433 or the ethernet interface:1433. You could also do telnet serverip 1433.

If it's not listening on the desired interface, you need to look up how tell SQL to bind to that interface (I don't know, I'm not familiar with it either).
 

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Ok.. here is the dilemma. I have a Windows Server 2003 Running Active Directory and 1 Domain. I am looking at upgrading to a 1u Rack mount server and was wondering if anyone has any tips for me before starting. The biggest hurdle that I know of is going to be exporting all the settings and users from the 2003 box to the 2008 system. If anyone can give me any tips or share some resources of things I need to do to prepare please let me know. I am kind of new to the whole migrating to a new system. Especially in Windows Server.

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Upgrading from Server 2003 to Server 2008

Can't you just join the 2008 to the existing domain, then move all the roles to the new server, then dcpromo the old server to just a standalone??
 

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Hi all
Have been a LONG LONG user of Linux as a server (hosting VM's XP / W7 mix) and file / print sharing.

I used to avoid MS like the plague as far as SERVER environments are concerned - probably because my first experince was Windows NT (Windows NeanderThal or Windows No Thanks) which was SO HORRIBLE that it put me off Windows servers for ages.

(Note I'm using a server in a HOME environment where we have around 8 machines (most of which are actually mine for testing -- not a corporate environment which has other considerations).

The problem now with the latest Linux distros that they are trying to be "A Better Windows than Windows". You can of course customize them but I haven't got the time or patience to do this any more. To select what packages to install / leave out now is a 100% pain and if you do it wrong the chances are the system will give errors.

I've looked at the new SUSE 11.2 -- slick and polished - bit I don't NEED "an alternative Windows".

I've just been looking at Windows Server 2008 R2 (got it from Technet) and I'm REALLY IMPRESSED with it so far. I've installed the STANDARD version - you don't need datacenter or Enterprise version for a home server.

It runs vmware server on it just fine (although I might go the whole hog and use the Hyper-V virtualisation -- need to do a bit more research).

I'm quite happy letting MS do the updates than having to mess around with Kernel compiles etc.

Incidentally as a HOME server there ... Read more

Answer:Windows 2008 Server or Linux for server

Windows servers have come a very long way in the last few years, I will never use a linux server ever again.

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i have been using application(Visual Basic 6) in my office which uses SQL Server 7.0,now i wants to install windows 7 in my pc,i would like to know whether sql server 7.0 database can be restored in sql server 2008.pls guide me how to do the same

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Hi All,

I was wondering if someone could help me with an issue that I've been struggling with for some time.
The core issue\symptom is being unable to open roles or features in server manager (This is a VPS So cannot boot from CD to repair):



CO_E_SERVER_EXEC_FAILURE 0x80080005

If I try to start the trusted installer I get this error:



I've been trying to follow two guides: Windows Modules Installer Error 126 - Fix
and System Update Readiness Tool - CheckSur.log File Analyzis

I've checked that the registry path is correct (HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Component Based Servicing\Version):



Which matches the Trusted Installer ID (C:\Windows\WinSxS directory\
)

(Not sure why theres two folders...?)


Something odd I noticed, the missing components listed in the CheckSUR.txt file have no version numbers, just 0.0.0.0 : ...31bf3856ad364e35_0.0.0.0_none...


CheckSUR.txt:
----------------------------

Checking System Update Readiness.
Binary Version 6.1.7601.22471
Package Version 22.0
2014-01-06 15:39

Checking Windows Servicing Packages

Checking Package Manifests and Catalogs

Checking Package Watchlist

Checking Component Watchlist
(f) CBS Watchlist Component Missing 0x80070002 amd64_microsoft-windows-browserservice-netapi_31bf3856ad364e35_0.0.0.0_none_ad85f50a98427e27 Package_6_for_KB2705219~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.1.1.1 Package registry presence failed, possibly an orphaned package on package watchlist
... Read more

Answer:CO_E_SERVER_EXEC_FAILURE (Server Manager) Server 2008 R2 Std

The Watchlist components are the things that tie together the Package files with the content - the registry entries are present, but the files aren't.
This creates a problem - as you've found out!
Please upload the full CheckSUR.Persist.log file, and I'll see what I can do about creating a fix - it may take a while!

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Hey guys,

Here at my customer we are tinkering around with a few things. My boss would like me to try and implement our Server 2008 x64 machine as a print server. He would like me to remove the printers from the 3 other servers (All are 2003 Standard) so that we have one centralized source for printers. I've been messing around with it for a little while, and it seems very nice.

I'm having an issue with one of the printers, which I expect to have on a few others. I am trying to use 1 printer / user as a test, which is an HP Color Laserjet 1600. About 95% of all of the printers we are using are HP. He also would like to make sure we use the HP Universal Print Driver, which makes sense. I am attempting to set all of this up on the Server 2008. I've installed the printer on the server using the TCP/IP address, and listed it on the directory. On the user's computer, which is Windows XP x32 w/ SP2, I attempt to add the printer.

I then get an error message from the Universal driver in Windows Xp stating that it is the wrong driver for the printer, and wants me to install a different driver. I've also tried downloading the x64 1600 Driver and installing that onto the server, however I get the following error message:

I'm not sure if I'm doing anything wrong, but nothing seems to work. Does anyone have any experience with this? Should I be installing a Windows x32 driver, since that's what will be installed on the clients as well? Or woul... Read more

Answer:Server 2008 x64 - Print Server, Issues

You would install both. You need the x64 driver so the server can access it, and x32 drivers for the client machines.
 

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from my MSDN subscription i can get a copy of server 2008. (x86 or x64)

but i was toying with the idea of windows home server.

it will be going onto a 3600X2 on a k9agm2 with 2 gig of ram in my sig (which you cant see!) as i retire the old fileserver and upgrade the development box.

It will need to run SQL server 2008 (low load) and a couple of asp.net websites. as well as the families Media sharing, Document sharing and backups

i like the simplicity of WHS buti'm not bothered about the configuration of server 2008 either,

i really like the idea as hard drives appearing as one pool.

question is is the simplicity wortth the £100 for WHS and can i do everything i need to on WHS
 

Answer:windows home server or Server 2008

It is insane how much system requirements for Windows servers are now. I setup a 266mzh overclocked Nslug for a client office. They only have five users. It runs Debian like a champ. Another Nslug is handling OpenVPN at 266mhz. They only eat 5 watts each.

If Windows is only option, I would go with 2008. Windows Home servers have so many issues.
 

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I've been reading that the Windows Server Backup that is included with Server 08 R2 is pretty good. Is spending $400 on a third party utility worth it?

I'm asking because we're purchasing a new server soon and I want to know if the included backup is going to be good enough. Will be backing up server state as well as data to tape and possibly an off site server (server 2003) if I get my way.

Thanks
 

Answer:Server 2008 R2 Windows Server Backup

ttt!
 

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Iam working on a windows server 2008 where is my domain Server and a file server.

I want to do the following if it is possible and if you know pls help me.

When a client logins to the pc with the correct username and password that the company gave to him, and when hit the button to enter the file server, i want the file server to show ONLY the files that this person is add in the security tab and has full permissions to these files.

If you have more questions pls ask me ..

Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008 - File Server

You would do it under GPO.

http://social.technet.microsoft.com...s/thread/5992fbe1-4099-4c06-afe7-2ca4c6f3ca78
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc731677(WS.10).aspx

You really need to be reading the books on WS 2k8, since a lot of it is in there for admins. http://www.amazon.com/Best-Windows-Server-Period-Second/dp/1597492736
 

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If I wanted to use it for simply file storage, would there be any real benefit to using Storage Server 2008 over regular Server 2008 ?

Don't care about domains (don't use them), DHCP, etc...

Oh, will Storage Server even work without a domain?
 

Answer:Any benefit to using Storage Server over Server 2008?

If you aren't doing iSCSI or anything like that, just basic windows file sharing then there's no benefit.

You can get a Workgroup edition and a "Domain" edition.
 

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Ok I am lost. Could someone please give me a simple way of setting up my Windows 2008 R2 server to allow me to FTP into it from my local network and will allow me to FTP from outside my local network? I am new to the Windows server 2008 system. I previously tooled around with Server 2003 so I am more or less lost in this area. If someone could tell me how to configure it such as what feature and roles need to be installed and what settings need to be in place.

Answer:Windows Server 2008 R2 File server

open the link below. follow their instructions.

assuming you have a router, setup port forwarding on the router.


Installing and Configuring FTP 7 on IIS 7 : The Official Microsoft IIS Site

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What i'm wanting to do is to use one of these All-In-One printers on a Terminal Server - i.e. plug the USB lead into the server and use the printer from there but over RDP.

Can anyone reccomend something tried and test on Server 2008 R2.

/Andrew
 

Answer:Server 2008 R2 Terminal Server and Printers

yes u can share resources over RDP. under advanced tab of rdp u would see options what all to share which includes clip board n printer shud be there.
 

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So, I really like Windows Home Server a lot, but I want to use a domain with Windows Server 2008. What kind of software could I use (third party, Microsoft) to get the functionality of WHS? I'm looking at the media streaming and easy backups for all client users. I can do remote access using VNC, so that's not a problem. And I know of software that can make the library online (as a web server).

Would my best option to make the Server 2008 a web server and just put a page on there to stream the music that way (as well as shared folders for the XBox)? And what software can do effecient backups similar to WHS?

Thanks!
 

Answer:Server 2008 -> Windows Home Server

Why not just use 2008 server as a file server
- shares for the Xbox
- web page for the music (although you can use shares as well)

theres all sorts of backups you can do.
Acronis backing up to the server autmatically
NTBackup backing up files/folders to the server
- all those should work fine on server 2008

Are the computers going to be part of the domain too?
XBox would probably need some sort of user/pass to access a domain server
 

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So I have a client that has a dying server and we are replacing it with a new server running Server 2008 R2. They are currently running server 2003 R2 and it is their domain controller. I've googled around quite a bit, but I'm having trouble understanding exactly the right steps that I need to do and in what order. Here's what I understand so far:

1: Set a static IP on the new server with it's DNS pointing to the IP of the main DC server.
2: forestprep and domainprep the old server with ADPREP located on the Server 2008 R2 DVD.
3: Run DCPROMO on the new server and make it an aditional domain controller.
4: Follow the rest of the steps from the site below.
5: Once it's all working, run DCPROMO on the old server to demote it.

What I'm also wondering, how long does it take for these things to replicate over? Is there a way to force it?

Basically this page seems to tell me what steps I need to do. (It doing it from 2000 - 2003 but I'm assuming the principles are the same.)

Looks like it is time to get out the ESXi server again. I may borrow another server from work just so I can have multiple clients joined to the virtual 2003 domain to practice with.

http://jaredheinrichs.com/how-to-replace-a-windows-server-2003-domain-controller.html
 

Answer:Server 2003 to Server 2008 R2 DC Upgrade

Your steps sound accurate to me from what I've read.

As far as replication time, I think that depends on the size
of what you're working with.

I'm gonna hope you aren't sitting there for hours watching something
but...I had a customer with a mini-atx "mainframe" as he called it, that
had blown capacitors and all kinds of other issues, and it was so god
awful slow that when it finally died, I was almost happy for him. If you
had to work off something like that, then my god have pity on your soul
my child
 

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Hope this is the right place to post this


Just set up server 2008 r2 on a older box I had that I was using for a few things. Tried Linux but became tThanks of a pain for such simple tasks. Here is what I'm using it for.

Csgo server
Mumble server
File/backup
Media server?

My main concern was for media server to stream to few devices in the house. I was thinking plex. Does anyone have any other ways I can go about it.

Thankd

Answer:Server 2008 for home server... Opinions please.

Not sure what opinions you want. All I can say is that you don't need server 2008 R2 to complete your desired tasks. Any basic Windows client OS should work.

EDIT: It should be noted that Windows Server OS's are enterprise standards therefore a lot of home license applications will not install unless it is open source. You will need to purchase enterprise licenses of software for them to be installed on the server. This is particularly important with Anti-Virus solutions.

Josh

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I am working on setting up correct file permissions on our file server her eat work.

The storage is an HP SAN setup.

Every once in a while, it will give me a "device not ready" error when it is changing file permissions.

The file server is a VM running Server 2008 R2.

Has anybody ever seen something like this?
 

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Computer: Windows XP SP3

Trying to re-install MS sql server 2008 standalone on machine, but is receiving the following error:
this was the details.

Quote:




SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: Input string was not in a correct format




I have added the logfiles.cab and watson.mft, just in case.


Tried the work around located here
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/919236
that did not help. I then went into tools. Ran the system configuration checker. The error that came up as the Performance counter registry hive consistency.

Which led me to this article. How to manually rebuild Performance Counter Library values
I rebuilt the base performance counters but was not sure about the rest of it like re-add the extensible counters. If i am missing anything that would help please let me know. Would really like to fix this and not have to re-image the whole O/S.

Answer:SQL 2008 server standalone error

All Google searches point to the same solution that you found at Error message when you start SQL Server 2005 Management Studio: "Input string was not in a correct format"and then setting the value to "a" and then back to a blank entry again fixed it.

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My primary OS is Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. I created a new VM in Hyper-V. I loaded Windows 7 Professional iso into the VM and installed Windows. Once I had this complete, I followed this guide to configure boot to vhd. Primarily the section Adding the VHD Entry in Boot Menu and then Boot from VHD.

The location of the VHD that I'm attempting to boot to is located on a second internal hard drive (D.

When I reboot the computer, I'm presented with an error page (not my photo, but the same error. In my case, replace 'Win2008 VHD' with 'Windows 7 Professional VHD':
Here's the output of C:\>bcdedit /v

Code:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\me>cd ../..

C:\>bcdedit /v

Windows Boot Manager
--------------------
identifier {9dea862c-5cdd-4e70-acc1-f32b344d4795}
device partition=\Device\HarddiskVolume1
description Windows Boot Manager
locale en-US
inherit {7ea2e1ac-2e61-4728-aaa3-896d9d0a9f0e}
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Hello all,
I have been trying to connect to an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 for a bit now, and no matter what I do, I always get the following error:

TITLE: Connect to Server

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Cannot connect to Katherine-serv\mssqlserver.



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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:



A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a connection to SQL Server. The server was not found or was not accessible. Verify that the instance name is correct and that SQL Server is configured to allow remote connections. (provider: SQL Network Interfaces, error: 25 - Connection string is not valid) (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 87)



For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&EvtSrc=MSSQLServer&EvtID=87&LinkId=20476



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BUTTONS:



OK

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It sounds as if the connection string might not be correct, but the thing is, how to determine which part of it is incorrect, for if my user ID or password were wrong, wouldn't it have told me that? All network protocols are enabled except for VIA, which doesn't need to be, and the instance name is definitely katherine-serv\mssqlserver. What else am I missing? Thanks.

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I have created an "sa" login w/ a "weak" password, but disabled strict psw enforcement. When I try to open SSMSE w/ that login/psw I get err: Login failed for user 'sa'. Reason: the account is disabled. Err: 18470
Will pay for SQL configuration advise to knowledgeable person. Thx. Chuck121
 

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After 5 days of trying to make a domain using Windows Server 2008 and getting a DNS error I cracked it and my other laptop could join my domain.

But what goes around comes around.

I made an account in Active Directory Users and Computers and made it a standard user but in the log on screen I entered the credentials I get an error.

"You cannot log on using this method please contact you local administrator" or something like that.

Can you help me with this error?

Answer:New Domain Error - Windows Server 2008

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Pie015


After 5 days of trying to make a domain using Windows Server 2008 and getting a DNS error I cracked it and my other laptop could join my domain.

But what goes around comes around.

I made an account in Active Directory Users and Computers and made it a standard user but in the log on screen I entered the credentials I get an error.

"You cannot log on using this method please contact you local administrator" or something like that.

Can you help me with this error?


Welcome Pie015 to the windows 7 forums.

Have you set up the ad permissions for "users" to be able to log onto the server from remote?

What groups have you added "users" to..

rich

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Hello Guys,
Please I need an urgent help with the following error msg 0x0000001E that the system is getting every time the windows boot up and its running for about 5min.
The server is a Dell PE T420 with 2 xeon cpus, 32GB of ram, redundant power units, and perc h700 RAID controller.
No new updates was been installed recently and there is no HW malfunction.(I tested the RAID controller and the virtual disks, the system memory, cpu and everything else I can think of it.)
I try to run sfc /scannow, scan disk and reverting to last know good configuration on the machine, none of this with any effect.
I am attaching the minidump files I extract from the system.
Since I am suspecting that there can be a problem with some of the system drivers I also run drivers verify.
Thats said when try to open any of the dump files on a different machines I could not load them correctly as is missing symbols.
Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Best regards

Answer:Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 - Error 0x0000001E

Allot of important info is missing from your zip, please follow Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions to grab all and upload a new report here.

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Dear Lenovo Community, I've recently purchased an Thinkpad T400. I did a clean install and put Windows Server 2008 64-bit OS on the computer. I installed the Power Manager and got an application error.  I download the install from this url:http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-67216 The application was installed to the program files(x86) folder. Please advise. Below is the error log.Problem signature:  Problem Event Name:    APPCRASH  Application Name:    PWMUI.EXE  Application Version:    1.0.0.0  Application Timestamp:    488e79a5  Fault Module Name:    KERNEL32.dll  Fault Module Version:    6.0.6001.18000  Fault Module Timestamp:    4791a81d  Exception Code:    e0434f4d  Exception Offset:    0002f35f  OS Version:    6.0.6001.2.1.0.274.10  Locale ID:    1033  Thanks. Kenny Eviuci 

Answer:Power Manager error in Server 2008

I'm having a similar issue.  I cant get Power Manager to work at all with Server 2008 x64.  The driver is not compatible.  Maybe an update soon?

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Server Restarts frequently
Bsod error analysis as follows

CRITICAL_OBJECT_TERMINATION (f4)
A process or thread crucial to system operation has unexpectedly exited or been
terminated.
Several processes and threads are necessary for the operation of the
system; when they are terminated (for any reason), the system can no
longer function.
Arguments:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, Process
Arg2: fffffa8005ad5b30, Terminating object
Arg3: fffffa8005ad5e10, Process image file name
Arg4: fffff800033d5350, Explanatory message (ascii)

Debugging Details:
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Page 186804 not present in the dump file. Type ".hh dbgerr004" for details

PROCESS_OBJECT: fffffa8005ad5b30

IMAGE_NAME: csrss.exe

DEBUG_FLR_IMAGE_TIMESTAMP: 0

MODULE_NAME: csrss

FAULTING_MODULE: 0000000000000000

PROCESS_NAME: csrss.exe

EXCEPTION_CODE: (NTSTATUS) 0xc0000006 - The instruction at 0x%p referenced memory at 0x%p. The required data was not placed into memory because of an I/O error status of 0x%x.

BUGCHECK_STR: 0xF4_IOERR

DEFAULT_BUCKET_ID: VISTA_DRIVER_FAULT

CURRENT_IRQL: 0

STACK_TEXT:
fffff880`03bc90e8 fffff800`0345cd22 : 00000000`000000f4 00000000`00000003 fffffa80`05ad5b30 fffffa80`05ad5e10 : nt!KeBugCheckEx
fffff880`03bc90f0 fffff800`0340908b : ffffffff`ffffffff fffffa80`05b67b50 fffffa80`05ad5b30 fffffa80`05ad5b30 : nt!PspCatchCriticalBreak+0x92
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Answer:BSOD Error on windows server 2008 R2

Hi,

Please refer to the following and reply accordingly with the required information - http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ta-452654.html

Regards,

Patrick

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Over the last year a co-worker and I have been developing a complex Job-Costing system in a Microsoft Access Database (4.0). It is a 50 Meg file that is on our Server. The problem is that only one person can Access the Database at a time. This is going to be hell when we accually release this to the other 15 people is the office. I have experimented with an access 2000 Project (MSDE Client/Server) but I dont think it is the option for our office. I was wondering what was needed to make our database multi-user. It says it can handle up to 255 multiple users, and 1 user is far from that limit.
Please give me all the information you can. Thanks.
 

Answer:Access 2000 -> Client/Server with Jet 4.0

Tools-Options, Advanced (I think) tab. Default login should be SHARED, not EXCLUSIVE.
 

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I am running a Windows 2000 Server in a small office I need to be able to access the server from other locations to do Administrative things, such as Back up and other things. We do not have a Static IP Address with our ISP , we are a small Non-profit so our budget will not allow it. Is there a good secure remote access program I should use so I am able to maintain the server while I am at another location it a 25 mile drive and I dont want to have to drive all that way just for something I can do from here or someother place
Thanks
 

Answer:Remote Server 2000 Access

I would recommend Remote Desktop Connection, which is Microsoft's Remote Control software. This is free, integrates well with the OS, and supports Network Level Authentication.
 

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Hi.
I am developing a client/server access program at work and have been testing it recently and there is troubling problem. The speed is tremendously slow. I have a backend on the server (with only tables) and all other files in an mde file. With one person in the program it is not too bad, but still alot slower than I expected. Also, when 2 people are accessing the same backend the speed is just horrible.
I was wondering what would cause it to be so slow, and what I can do to try to speed things up?

Thanks alot.

- Guy
 

Answer:Access 2000 Server files

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I'm having this machine that is server 20003 SP1 and it can't reconize my Access 2000. Anyone know of any issues?
 

Answer:Server 2003 & Access 2000

Recognize the CD, the program itself, a databse file?
 

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pleeeease i need ur help as soon as possible
i have labtop   Thinkpad t500   2261-w19
i am trying to install windows server 2008 r2  on virtual machine 6
and an error message appear with:
 
   attemting to load 64-bit application, how ever this CPU is not compatible with 64-bit mode
 
i searched for this error and it is related to that my Bios don't have vertuality option or it is disabled
i tried to install new bios update from the lenovo site but it dosen;t slove the problem
please help me with the solution in steps
and please be clear, thank u
and waiting ur help
 
Note from Moderator:  E-mail address removed for your privacy.

Answer:T500: Error message installing Win Server 2008 R2

welcome to the forum!
 
enter your BIOS by pressing F1 at the welcome screen.   navigate to Config > CPU > Intel (R) Virtualization Technology.   press the 'enter' key and set it to "Enabled".

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Just got Win Server 2008 running on my ESXi server, with the intentions of running it as a 24x7 DC for my home network.

I followed this guide to setting up my domain:
https://support.cloudshare.com/hc/e...a-Domain-Controller-on-Windows-Server-2008-R2

I installed the role as Active Directory Domain Services. I unchecked the option to install the DNS server with it, because I want to use my ISP's DNS servers. my FQDN is home.smithnet.com

However when I tried to connect my first host to the domain, I get this error:



At first i figured this was because I didnt install the DNS role. So i went back and installed the DNS role to my server then added DNS fowarder to point to my ISP's DNS servers.

I tried connecting my host to the domain again but I still get the same error.

any ideas?
 

Answer:Error joining Win Server 2008's domain (possible DNS issue)

Active Directory and DNS are tied at the hip.

Install DNS and just point your DNS forwarder to your ISP.

Just make sure your sites and services are corrected configured.

Here's the DNS bible for microsoft: http://blogs.technet.com/b/askds/ar...ations-you-will-ever-find-from-microsoft.aspx
 

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When we try to login to the server 2008 r2 through remote, some time it gives following error message "The task you are trying to d can't be completed because Remote Desktop Services it currently busy. Please try again in a few minutes. Other users should still be able to log on"
When this error comes, we try to login directly to the server but still getting the same error. Then we have to restart the server to rectify error.
Please let me now what causes this error and what will be the solution for this?

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We are facing a problem on one of our Domain Controller Server
The problem is, the server is Shutting down unexpectedly
attached file is dump file
Pls help me fix this problem.
Thanks in advance

Answer:blue screen error on windows server 2008 R2

Code:
BugCheck 124, {7, fffffa80071f9ae8, 0, 0}

Probably caused by : GenuineIntel
The Error Record shows us that the error was a result from a boot error, I would have suggest firstly testing the hard-drives. How much down time can you afford?


Code:
0: kd> !errrec fffffa80071f9ae8
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Common Platform Error Record @ fffffa80071f9ae8
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Record Id : 01cf0c6645f6b7a5
Severity : Fatal (1)
Length : 1304
Creator : Microsoft
Notify Type : BOOT Error Record
Timestamp : 1/8/2014 11:39:39 (UTC)
Flags : 0x00000002 PreviousError

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Section 0 : Generic (unformatted)
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Descriptor @ fffffa80071f9b68
Section @ fffffa80071f9bb0
Offset : 200
Length : 24
Flags : 0x00000000
Severity : Recoverable
Run some hard-drive diagnostics and follow these steps:

Hard Drive Diagnostic Procedure

Find your hard-drive manufacturer and run their tests.

Additional Tests:

SeaTools for DOS | Seagate
CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World

Post a screenshot of Crystal Disk Info summary:

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums - Windows 7 Help Forums


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I have started searching around for the correct docs on how to do this but haven't had much luck finding one that addresses what I'm trying to do.

I have an existing Windows 2000 server and am going to replace it with a server running Windows 2003 Server R2.

I would like to know the best way of doing that. Most of the docs I have seem talk about it as though you're keeping the same server hardware in place. That's not what I'm trying to do.

So, you don't have to go through all the steps I need to do. If you could just point me to the correct doc and give some helpful hints I would appreciate it.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Help Needed To Migrate Windows 2000 Server To Server 2003 On New Hardware

Need to know what services you are running on the server to be able to help you further.
 

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Currently we are on an NT network with a few 2000 servers tossed in. Today I learned that the plan is to migrate everything to Linux. Lets assume that this only applies to the servers and that the users will still operate with 98/nt/2000/xp. What are your thoughts on this?

I put this in this forum for a reason. Because I'd rather get the advice from 2000 and 2003 experts who know what Linux cannot replace than to hear the Linux fanboys and anti-Microsoft activists praise it to the high heavens.

What would your concerns be if this was done on your network? What problems have you encountered if you'd tried this? Or what successes? Know of any businesses that have done this successfully?
 

Answer:Is Linux ready to replace Windows 2000 server and 2003 server?

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Hello All,

I want to dual boot XP Pro , 2000 Server and 2003 Server and wanted to check the best order to instal these OS's?

Can anyone help?
 

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Hello everyone. I am a new member and I have read the how to and tried to run the scanning tools as recommended. The first scan from Roguekiller produced some scary results and I am not sure how to proceed, but as the forum states, I will attach the log from the scan here for the geniuses to guide me to a safe removal of any malware or viruses.
 

Answer:Server 2008 and server 2008 R2 Malware

I have attached the log from Roguekiller




weidy said:





Hello everyone. I am a new member and I have read the how to and tried to run the scanning tools as recommended. The first scan from Roguekiller produced some scary results and I am not sure how to proceed, but as the forum states, I will attach the log from the scan here for the geniuses to guide me to a safe removal of any malware or viruses.Click to expand...


 

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Hey guys, I have two domain controllers running Server 2008 x64, and I want to move them both to R2. What do I need to do to make this migration happen? Is there any type of in place upgrade solution? Do I need to do anything with the FSMO roles for this? The servers also take care of DNS and DHCP for my users. And one of them is also a print server. Any kind of basic checklist for this sort of thing would be great. Thanks!
 

Answer:Server 2008 x64 to Server 2008 R2 migration for DC's.

You can do an in-place upgrade, as long as the current DCs are x64 (which you've already stated).

Here's my list:

Very important: Take a system state backup of one of the DCs.
Verify replication topology
Verify that replication is healthy between both DCs
Check event logs for anything weird
Run adprep /forestprep and domainprep on the schema master to prep the domain for R2 DCs
Move the FSMO roles off of the server that you're going to upgrade first
Verify that the roles have actually moved and that the change replicated
Check the location of primary/secondary DNS for each DC
Upgrade

If you had three DCs, what you could also do is completely take down one of the DCs until the upgrade was successful on the other two. That leaves you with a completely intact, untouched DC that you could use to perform an authoritative restore on the other two should things get really FUBAR.

DNS shouldn't be a concern since users willl hopefully hit the other DC. DHCP will be a problem as users won't be able to get an IP while the DHCP box is down. I can't say for sure about printers as I avoid print servers like the plague

I think that's everything. I'll post more if I remember something else.
 

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IP Network: Dhcp server works fine. (CISCO ROUTER)

Windows 200o servers, Windows 2000 clients (up to dated, sp4, rollup1 etc) IS6sp1

Some pc's with IP dhcp , works ok
Some pc's with fixed IP, works ok

After changing fixed IP on a client to dhcp-IP, the client can not find the DHCP server.
change back to fixed IP, PC works fine again.

DHP server and other DHCP clients still working fine

Local Area connection status: only outgoing packets, no incoming.

reboot, or ipconfig /renew no solutions

Does someone know this problem ?
Pieter
 

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Hiya

This self-extracting executable, BOLNotes.exe, contains a document with updates to SQL Server Books Online for SQL Server 2000. These updates include corrections, clarifications, and new topics

http://www.microsoft.com/Downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=31343

Also

MSXML 4.0 Parser and SDK

The Microsoft® XML Parser 4.0 Technology Preview has a number of improvements compared to the April release: XSD validation with SAX and DOM, schemaLocation attribute; Schema Object Model (SOM); faster XSLT engine; new faster SAX parser; true side-by-side functionality. Old non-conformant technologies are removed: old XSL with XSLPattern; uuid namespaces for XDR; proprietary XmlParser object; normalize-line-breaks property in SAX. There is no more support for replace mode and version-independent ProgIDs

http://www.microsoft.com/Downloads/release.asp?ReleaseID=31333

Regards

eddie
 

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Hiya

This document describes the monitoring scenarios that are supported by the Microsoft® SQL Server™ Management Pack Refresh and includes detailed instructions for configuring and tuning the Management Pack. This guide also includes reference information that lists the contents of the Management Pack, including reports, computer groups, scripts, default public views, and processing rule groups.
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Run Microsoft Word to view the document.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...b3-622a-4e2e-872e-08244565f254&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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Hi,

The procedure is as follows:
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Right-click databases -> Restore Database
I mark 'from device', click the '...' button & select 'File' in the dropdown, then brows to the file itself. Under 'select the backup sets to restore' I check the only checkbox there, then in the 'To Database' I select the name of the database in the file (a new DB name appears there as you select the file).

Then I press OK and receive the error message in the attached file.
I need to be able to complete the import.

Thanks,
Daniel.
 

Answer:Problem importing SQL Server 2000 *.bak files into SQL server 2005

Is this at all possible?
Is this the right forum?
 

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I don't know if this is the correct forum to ask this, but I will take a shot. When I started my new job last year as a teacher, I also took over the IT department. The former guy who ran it was an Idiot (He is no longer employed for that reason) For whatever reason, he thought it would be a good idea to put Exchange 2000 on a Windows 2000 box running as a GC/DC. We also have another box that is running Windows 2000 (GC/DC). About 6 months ago, I upgraded Exchange2000 to Exchange 2003., this upgrade went pretty seemlessly. Now however, I face a dilemma. I have no idea how to go abotu doing this.

Microsoft has been no help, I have searched far and wide for a solution, but to no aval....

So now I am asking here: What is the correct process for upgrading a windows 2K domain to a 2K3 domain?

Our Layout:

Machine #1: HP/Compaq Server, Windows 2000 SP4 AD(DC/GC), Duel 2.4GHz Xeon, 2GB of Ram, blah blah

Machine #2: HP/Compaq Server, Windows 2000 SP4 AD (GC/DC), Exchange 2003 w/ SP2

Other machines are running Windows 2003 (Member Servers) and OS X Server (10.4)

Is there a specific method to this? Or can I just do a str8 upgrade to both boxes?

PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks, Anthony
 

Answer:Windows 2000 Server to 2003 Server Upgrade w/ Exchange

Actually, I always find it a good thing to have two GC servers, so that if one goes down, people can still login. The only time it causes load problems is when there are scads of directory objects. As for an upgrade, I hate them, but they do occasionally work. 2003 is actually quite good at upgrading, Microsoft wanted to make this product accessible for everyone who was still running NT4, so the migration tools are much better than in 2k.

Worse comes to worse, make sure you have triple backups, a full weekend, pop the cd in and go.
 

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Hiya
This is a spoofing vulnerability that exists in the affected products and that could enable an attacker to spoof trusted Internet content. Users could believe they are accessing trusted Internet content when in reality they are accessing malicious Internet content, for example a malicious Web site. However, an attacker would first have to persuade a user to visit the attacker’s site to attempt to exploit this vulnerability.
Affected Software:

• Microsoft Proxy Server 2.0 Service Pack 1
• Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Service Pack 2

Note The following software programs include Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 (ISA Server 2000). Customers using these software programs should install the provided ISA Server 2000 security update.

• Microsoft Small Business Server 2000

• Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-039.mspx

eddie
 

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I don't see any reason to worry, but just wanted to make sure that I'm not missing anything (which is a good posibility). I've got 2 Win2k Server boxen and a 2k3 Server thats currently the DC in AD (as well as internal dns). One 2k box runs the exchange 2003 backend, and the other runs web services (web, ftp, exchange front end (owa), rdp, external dns). Any thing to be concerned about with doing an inplace upgrade 2k > 2k3?
 

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Hiya

The Windows Server 2003 Statement of Support (SOS) for Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2000 lists the steps necessary for ISA Server to function properly on computers running Windows Server 2003. It includes information that an administrator needs to know for setup on both a clean installation of Windows Server 2003 and installations upgraded from the Windows 2000 Server family.

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000
Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2000 Service Pack 1

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...48-8a4b-450e-bd03-1ed3d5e359da&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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I may not be at my wits end, but I can see it from here.

I have just set up a new network. VMWARE eSXi on the server. On that there is a Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controller and a Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server.

Connecting to the domain are Windows 2000 PC's. The users log into the domain and then connect to a Terminal Services session.

The three network printers are working beautifully.

Each user has either a local USB label printer, a parallel port HP 1100 or 1200, and one or two have both.

The label printers are a breeze. Add to the local machine make sure when a TS connection is made that the RDP client is set to import local resources\Printers and when the user checks Printers and Devices, there is their redirected label printer.

The HP's though are a whole other story. I have tried the same process as above but they don't show up. I have tried sharing them and then connecting to them and get a cannot connect to printer error. I have tried adding them as a local printer printing to the PRN port and they print but when the user logs out and back in Terminal Services send the print job to a TSxxx port which seems totally unrelated to the PRN port. I've even connected them via USB for those that have it and tried USB/parallel adaptors for those that dont and still no joy.

Server 2008 is supposed to have this super sexy printer thing that makes remote user printers a breeze but so far its not helping at all.

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Hello,
I created the following performance counter using logman.exe. 

logman.exe create counter US_Triton_Perf_Log -b 9/23/2015 09:30:00 -e 9/30/2099 18:30:00 -r -s $server -si $frequence -cf $folder\$server.txt -f $logtype  -o C:\local\logs\Perfout_$Server --a -v mmddhhmm  -rf  $max_duration

When I do this across multiple servers specifically for Windows Servers 2008/2012, the counter is created to repeat and run everyday at 930PM and stops running everyday at 430PM. This works perfectly fine as intended. However, When I do this for a Windows
2003 server, my created counter is very different.
For example, in this case, I have set to the counters to start at 930AM and end at 1830PM, because I have set a maximum duration of 9 hours, the job terminates and begins on the next day, since I have the repeat option on. However, this does not apply to
our 2003 server; logman creates the job to run once a week in this case it would be on a Wednesday. In addiiton, I noticed that the job doesn't not even start at it's indented time. It actually does not start at all. I also notice that the jobs on all windows
2003 servers are created in a pending status, which then prevents me from removing the counter remotely. 

I would like to know if windows 2003 is capable of working like my win 2008/2012 servers using logman, and if historically, the job has to be kicked off through scheduled task. 




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hello Experts,

I am getting BSOD on lenovo T510 ( i7 M 620 Processor, 8 gb Ram).
the mesaage says nvlddmkm.sys error on BSOD.
The Laptop works fine .
I am trying to enable Hyper v on the Operating system.
In order to use it i have to enable virtualization and memory protection in Bios.

If i enable both virtualization and memory protection i get Bsod.
If i enable only one of them it works fine but do not solve the purpose
as i need to enable both in order for Hyper v to work.
I have attached the required files in attachment.
Please help!
I
Is Windows 2008 server R2 . . . - x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64 Bit - the original installed OS on the system? NO - an OEM or full retail version? Full Retail - What is the age of system (hardware)?
1.5 Year
- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?)
1.5 Year

Answer:BSOD nvlddmkm.sys error T510 Windows Server 2008 R2

Not the video driver but DirectX and I suspect that is being caused by your Symantec.

Symantec is a frequent cause of BSOD's. I would remove and replace it with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST
http://us.norton.com/support/kb/web_...080710133834EN

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows


Diagnosing basic problems with DirectX

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When trying to install sql server 2008 R2 from the SQLEXPR_x64_ENU.exe the file extracts, but after the extract the installer never runs (I can see the cmd prompt window flash briefly). In %TEMP%, I found the SQLsetup.log with this error:

01/27/2012 15:34:51.059 ======================================================================
01/27/2012 15:34:51.059 Setup launched
01/27/2012 15:34:51.059 Attempting to determine media source
01/27/2012 15:34:51.059 Media source value not specified on command line argument.
01/27/2012 15:34:51.075 Setup is launched from media directly so default the value to the current folder.
01/27/2012 15:34:51.106 Media source: c:\5221130223cc01b446a08e\
01/27/2012 15:34:51.106 Attempt to determine media layout based on file 'c:\5221130223cc01b446a08e\mediainfo.xml'.
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 Media layout is detected as: Core
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 Not a slip stream media, so continuing to run setup.exe from media.
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 /? or /HELP or /ACTION=HELP specified: false
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 Help display: false
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 Checking to see if we need to install .Net version 3.5
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 Checking to see if we need to install MSI version 4.5
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 RedistMSI::GetExpectedBuildRevision - Setup expects MSI 4.5.6001.22159 at the minimum
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 Attempting to get Windows Installer version
01/27/2012 15:34:51.122 Setup closed with exit code: 0x80070002
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Answer:Can not install sql server 2008 r2 express on windows 7 64 - error 0x80070002

Hi paul7410 and welcome to MGs.

This trouble shooting procedure may help if the installer itself is causing the problem - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2438651
 

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