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Windows server 2008 x64 hardware requirements?

Question: Windows server 2008 x64 hardware requirements?

I have a Dell Poweredge 1750 with Intel Xeon 2.4 GHZ CPU's.

Does anyone know if the 2008 x64 OS can be installed on a system with Xeon 2.4 GHZ CPU's?

All the other stuff looks right like RAM, storage ect.

According to the MS web site it seems like it just lumps them all together. I guess the main thing is does the CPU have to be a specific 64 bit CPU or will it install on a 32 bit CPU.
Windows Server 2008 System Requirements

Thanks for your help.

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Answer: Windows server 2008 x64 hardware requirements?

A Xeon is not a Itanium based CPU. So it falls under the catagory of the rest. It is above the 1.4GHz required for x64 you should be just fine.

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I am looking to run SQL Server 2000 and Exchange 2003 on a Windows 2003 server and I need to buy a new server. I have approximately 75 users who will use Exchange and about 5-10 users who will use SQL. I was going to buy a server with dual Xeon processors, 2GB RAM & RAID 5.
I was told that I should not use RAID 5 and that I should use RAID 1.

My question is, why not RAID 5? I checked online and found that RAID 5 is recommeded for email and database servers, so why would I be told not to use RAID 5 and to use RAID 1?

Thanks,
Scott

Answer:Server Hardware Requirements?

raid 5 uses multiple drives and it is hot swappable. If 1 drive dies, you can put a new one in and it will rebuild itself. it is fault tolerant. Raid 1 is mirroring. whatever data you have it, is copied to both drives, it is fault tolerant. Generally speaking, you get a lot better performance with raid 5. You could use raid 15 if you wanted, it is a where you mirror your raid 5. i personally would just use raid 5, depending how many disks you get

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Hi all,
I would like to know what are the minimum server hardware specifications for the following requirements:
25 concurrent users
print server (4 network printers)
Domain controller
backup server
Can someone help me please?
Thanks
janicagrech
 

Answer:Server Hardware Specifications vs Requirements

Are the 25 concurrent users just file and print users or are these Remote Desktop users?
 

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Hi,
I am looking to buy a server for my home and i dont really know what hardware i really need to do this.

Here is what i want to do.

I want a central location to store all of my files. I am a photographer and i end up with about 750GB - 1TB per year of data
I really only need the last 2 years of data available to share. the rest i would archive.

From this central location i want to be able access these files from any one of 3 machines - all running XP. I want all of my application to reside on these 3 machines such that the server is really just a storage device. I would like the server to act as a print server also, so i dont have to install printer software on each machine as i have now.

I have no interest in accessing any of these files outside of my little home network. I do not want this to be a web server either.

Any advice would be greatly appreciated

Thanks
Andy
 

Answer:home server hardware requirements

You may want to consider a Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution. Buffalo's TeraStation http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.aspx?EDC=1177693 would hold 1.5 Terabytes on a RAID 5 drive set for less cash than most servers. NAS is designed to do exactly what you want, just provide a file share for networked computers.

You can also attach external USB drives directly to it for backing up if you want to. It looks like it also supports a printer connection. You will have to install the printer software to each computer. This is always the case, just most servers will auto install it for you when you connect to the share.
 

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Can u please tell me how to club windows 7 64 bit, window server 2008 R2(64 bit) and SQL Server 2008 in a single DVD.?
please reply how? Give Me Details

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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I'm looking for any hardware recommendation for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2. Can be pre-build (Dell/HP) or something DYI. It will be development system with three databases (1st - 20 tables and 2nd - 50 tables and 3rd - 2 tables) and around 3000 new records each day overall.

Thanks for any suggestion.
 

Answer:Hardware recommendation for MS SQL Server 2008 R2

First of all, I would not go with a custom-built machine. If you're doing any production work, having a top-tier vendor with an on-site SLA and direct access to the exact identical parts throughout the warranty period is very important.

Few thoughts come to mind:
1. Will users be remoting into machine to use it, or interfacing with the data through a web/client application?
2. Is the database part of a vendor product? If so, what product? If this is part of a custom/homemade solution, what can you tell us about it?
3. What kinds of data will this be returning? Any embedded types, such as blobs? Any idea on column and row counts, both for the pool of data and some potential resultsets?
4. What is the network and infrastructure like going from user to database and back again?

Edit:
5. What is your budget? Do you have any existing business discounts with top-tier vendors?
6. What is your uptime and availability requirement?
7. Anyone familiar at your site with backup/rollback procedures of databases and transactions in SQL Server? If so, have you decided how to roll this in with existing backup procedures of your other data?
 

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I'm kind of at a loss. This server as been running ok now for 6 months but after moving it I am having all sorts of problems.

Looking for pointers on how to troubleshoot and/or narrow down the source of the error.

Answer:Win Server 2008 R2 BSOD's -- bad hardware?

Hi. I just read the posting instructions so here is some more information:

? OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
? What was original installed OS on system? Same
? Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Retail
? Age of system (hardware) - 15 months
? Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? 15 months

? CPU AMD Phenom II X6 1100T Black Edition
? Video Card ATI Radeon HD 4250 (on board)
? MotherBoard Gigabyte GA-880GMA-USB3
? Power Supply - Strider 1000W

? System Manufacturer - Home Built
? Exact model number

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Hi;
I am having the KMS Server with Server 2012 KMS Key,which is hosted on Windows server 2012 R2.

We need to update the KMS Server 2K12 Key to 2K16 KMS Key, Is there any way to Get the detail that the key will activate these OS Versions?

MBAM Report Feature Error Alert

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Maybe worth a heads up to some on Vista as application compatability is high on the agenda for many Vista users and this update should be filtering through now on WU.



INTRODUCTION

This article describes the May 2008 Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Application Compatibility Update. This update is a package of software updates that address common application compatibility issues that occur in Windows Vista.


This update is cumulative. Therefore, it contains all fixes that were included in previous application compatibility updates. These fixes improve application compatibility in Windows Vista for the following applications:

? Absolute Poker Version 5.7
? ACDSee 8
? Adobe Creative Suite CS2
? Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 - 7.07
? Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1
? Adobe Photoshop CS 8.0
? Adobe Photoshop Elements Version 4.0
? Adobe Premiere Elements 3
? AOL 9.0 - x64
? AOL Safety and Security Center 2.5.4.1
? ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5
? Auslogics Disk Defrag 1.0.3
? AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5.0.47
? Azureus 1.0
? Battlefield 2 Deluxe

and many more but see link below for full list and manual download if you have not been offered it yet on Windows Update ( WU )



http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947562
 

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I plan on doing a straightforward upgrade from Win 2008 Server (x64) to Win 2008 Server R2 on my work computer Monday. I assume the process will be painless but wanted to know if there may be any surprises. I'd like to keep any time to fix upgrade errors to a minimum since this is my work computer. Thoughts? Thanks.
 

Answer:Windows 2008 Server R2 upgrade from 2008 Server?

done it many times, works fine.
 

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Hello I am in the process of configuring a terminal server and had a question on licensing that maybe you guys can straighten out for me. The terminal server will have a 16 core CPU and support up to 7 concurrent users. I was going to go with Windows Server 2008 R2 since I have experience with that version but looking at the licensing has me a bit confused. I see the standard version has a license for 1-4 CPUs and 5 CALs. Does this mean I would be limited to a 4 core cpu and only 5 concurrent users? What license would I need for my purposes?
 

Answer:Windows Server licensing requirements for terminal server?

The CALS that (used to) come with servers are just to cover Users/Devices authenticated against the server. RDS CALS are completely different and require their own configuration through the RDS (Terminal Services) licensing manager.
 

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Might want to keep this in mind before you spend all your cash.

http://www.customize.org/news/1562
 

Answer:Windows Vista hardware requirements

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I was going to get the Lumia 925 today but in the store they told me that double core phones won't necessarily get the next windows phone versions. They said that some Nokia/Microsoft field representative had been in the store a week earlier and said like this.
Is there any info on the version after wp8.1? I don't want to get stranded like those who bought the Lumia 800.

Answer:Hardware requirements for the next windows phone (8.5 or 9)

Microsoft confirmed 36 month support cycle for windows phone 8.
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  PROCESSORMEMORYFREE HARD DISK SPACE

Answer:MINIMUM HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS FOR WINDOWS XP AND VISTA

Welcome to the CH forums.Please stop shouting at us - turn off Capslock.Remember these are the bare-bones minimum requirements and you shouldn't expect good performance from them especially if gaming.  e.g. recommend at least 1gb ram for XP and 2gb for Vista, the more you can afford the better performance you'll get.Vista        XPGood luck

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I have an older laptop and was wondering if it is feasible to run Windows 7 Ultimate on it?
Specs below.
Thank you.
Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor 1.40GHz
CPU Mips = 2778.47
Memory = 1017520 kB
Display = Intel Corporation 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device (rev 02)
Audio = Intel Corporation 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)
Ethernet Card = Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02)
Built in Wireless

Answer:Windows 7 hardware specs - Requirements, reality, etc. ?????

Why don't you run the Windows7 Upgrade Advisor. That will tell you. In principle it should work. But don't expect a barnstormer.

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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. 




Both Jobs are using the same criteria, but a... Read more

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Do Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Professional have the same minimum hardware requirements? If no, could you please explain the differences...
 

Answer:Solved: Windows 2000 and XP minimum hardware requirements?

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Microsoft has fed the tech community a steady diet of Windows 10 information this week. In addition to revealing a summer launch window across 190 countries, demonstrating a new biometric authentication process and providing some Xiaomi users with a custom...

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Answer:Microsoft reveals Windows 10 desktop and mobile hardware requirements

I see the a firmware requirement for "UEFI 2.3.1" and "Secure Boot Enabled". I'm guessing this will limit backward compatibility to older machines.

I don't know anything about UEFI (other than brief mentions hear and there) or how to check which version my machine has.
Tell me, why "Secure Boot Enabled" needs to be a requirement.

 

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Hi,

I'm not sure if this is the correct place to ask for a help in hand here, but i'm having trouble tracking down the source of a problem. My dedicated server provider has informed me that 1 of my servers has been sending syn flood attacks to another one of my servers connected to the same router and has unplugged the network cable on it for now as a precaution.

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

Here is what they sent me:
This was a flood of traffic between the following two IPs 174.*.*.218,
174.*.*.219 Mainly traffic from 174.*.*.218 to the 174.*.*.219. All
4096 packets, that are the limit for a capture on the router, were strictly
traffic to and from these two IPs, and mainly traffic from 174.*.*.218 to the
.219 IP. This traffic was causing the CPU on the router to spike, thus causing
packetloss on the device.

It would appear that the 174.*.*.218 server was
performing a syn attack to the server 174.*.*.219. As this traffic was
originating from a host on this router to another host on this router. Cisco
Guard would not have mitigated this issue.

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Now I have done some tests with netstat -o to try and find any rouge applications but everything seems normal to me, I have done a scan with Avast server edition and also MalwareBytes to see if anything could be picked up but both came back clean.

Has anyone got any advice?

Paul
 

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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Please help! I have installed Server 2008 x64 and as soon as I install the motherboard Initial Configuration Tasks stops working.

this is the errors I get

Description:
Stopped working

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: CLR20r3
Problem Signature 01: oobe.exe
Problem Signature 02: 6.0.6001.18000
Problem Signature 03: 47917945
Problem Signature 04: Microsoft.Windows.ServerManager
Problem Signature 05: 6.0.0.0
Problem Signature 06: 4791ad96
Problem Signature 07: 1f26
Problem Signature 08: 1e
Problem Signature 09: System.NullReferenceException
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.256.1
Locale ID: 2057

I have no idea what it means and I cant find the .exe that opens Initial Configuration Tasks to try and start it again without restarting, I have tried going into msconfig and disabling all start programs to see if that helped, it didn't

Someone please, please, tell me this has happened to you and you have fixed it?.:banghead:banghead
 

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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Heroes Happen {Here} is what Microsoft calls the promotional tour for three of its 2008 products which will come to many cities in the United States this year. Users who attend a launch event will get a promotional kit of the three Microsoft products Windows Server? 2008 operating system, Microsoft? SQL Server? 2008, and Microsoft Visual Studio? 2008.
Not everyone can just walk in though and grab the copies, you need to register to be able to attend an event and even then kits will only be given out as long as supplies last. Events will also take place in other countries. A quick check revealed one event in Germany where attendees have to pay a fee to be able to attend the event. They still get the software kit with the newest versions of the applications though.
News Source: http://www.ghacks.net/2008/01/22/free-copies-of-windows-server-sql-server-and-visual-studio-2008/
You have to give a company name and job title during registration. It is unclear if Microsoft will reject applications if they do not meet certain criteria. The first event is on February 27th in Los Angeles, the last on May 22nd in Reston.

Free Copies of Windows Server, SQL Server and Visual Studio 2008 : Welcome To Tech-Dump

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I have 2 servers; windows 2000 & windows 2008, I can always access them via XP but my system 7 home can't authenticate. It appears to add the domain name as a preamble my user name in the authentication....does this make sense?


thank
-Jeff

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I have received a new windows 7 pro computer to replace my old windows xp computer. I have used the Windows easy transfer tool to move the files from my old computer to the new one. The old computer is still connected for the time being. I named the computer the same name and have the same password. I did an update from xp to windows 7 on another computer and it seemed to work fine using the same process. It connected to the server automatically. I would really like to have it where the computer is just a workstation on the network and anyone can sign in with any name and password. How do I do it?

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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 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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We have a requirement to get the windows services from one of our remote server. We already have a group with admin rights on that machine and users added to it. But while fetching the services from that details we get below error.
We are using C#.net to fetch the services.
Error:
InvalidOperationException Was caught
Cannot open Service Control Manager on computer :"". This operation might require other privileges.

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Hi, I am going to install windows 2008 server on the IBM server x3650 7979 and couldn't get the supportive RAID Serv as the I am currently got the IBM ServerGuide Setup and Installation CD version 7.4.17 for adaptec RAID controller 8K but it does not have windows 2008 server option. Do assist me in this regard. thanks
 

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As my final project for the year i am setting up a server that we will eventually move all our computers on to. I am using a poweredge 2900 as a server with windows server 2008 installed. As of now i have 2 computers connected to the domain which they can log on to.

- what i need help with
- How do i give all users access to programs?
- Each student needs to have access to her own drive through the server not locally.
The client computers are connected to a switch using dhcp.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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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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 –force
on the client:

Code:

Start-Service WinRM
Set-ItemProperty –Path HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System –Name LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy –Value 1 –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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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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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/
 
Regards -

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Hiya

This spreadsheet shows what network ports are used by the system services utilized by the Microsoft Windows Server System products
System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Service Pack 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3, Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows XP 64-bit

Microsoft Excel
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Regards

eddie
 

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I have a file server at home with a Quad core, 4gb ram, and a 3tb of storage. It is running Ubuntu Desktop and sharing video files primarily. From my school I have access to a free copy of Windows Server 2008 R2. Other than the server I have 2 Windows 7 desktops, 1 Windows 7 laptop and 1 Windows Vista laptop.

I am interested in moving to a Windows setup as I am done with the ?Ubuntu? experiment. WHS looks like what I need, but I have a free copy of WS 2008 and I would miss the $50 for WHS. My goals can be described best as:

Need to Haves:
? File/media server (local network)
? Dedicated game server for various games for friends.
? Print server

Nice to Haves:
? Music/Video Streaming over the internet
? Automatic backup server
? File server over the internet
? Ability to manager other PC?s from the server

My ability as an admin:
? No experience
? Willing to learn and put forth initial effort to get setup
? Don?t have time to really spend more than 1 day moving from Ubuntu to the new setup.
? Don?t want to be stuck constantly screwing with things to get it right or keep it running.

What is going to be best option for my situation?

Answer:Help choose: Windows Home Server 2011 vs. Windows Server 2008 R2

Honestly, I use both in their proper settings, and unless you have a domain at home with multiple users, Windows Server 2008 R2 is overkill...and would require much more tweaking and add-in apps to do what you want. Given your write-up, WHS 2011 is the way to go. It does much of what you want out of the box, and is designed for people who don't want to become server admins (or at least not be forced to).

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Hi!

I would like to know real life system requirement for AutoCAD 2008 System Requirements. Not the System Requirements from AutoCAD website.

Anyone who is supporting the s/w or using it?

I know that the min is 1G RAM and Video card 128M. But how much do you need in reality for comfortable work. The work includes 3D imaging, although not too complicated.
I was told that 1G RAM and Video card 128M is quite sluggish.

What do you think?

Thanks.
A.
 

Answer:AutoCAD 2008 System Requirements

I have a few clients that run it, as well as architect focused products....

The things I've learned over the years in supporting their machines...
*Sticking with ISV certified workstations makes for smooth running and far less issues than non ISV certified workstations
*ISV certified workstations will include video cards designed for this work, nVidia Quaddro, or ATI Fire to start with. As for how much RAM on your vid card, or what model, what size screen are you working on? Also seek DVI, not VGA.
*Stick with proper drivers, including for the plotters

Stuff it with RAM, RAM is cheap

Fast hard drive with lotsa cache. 2nd hard drive with the pagefile moved over to it seems to help too.

Since the C2Ds came out....they've noticed a nice jump in smoothness over prior Core Duos and going back to HTs. Since the dual core CPUs came out, Xeons don't seem to have as much of a performance gain for this work anymore.
 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Will Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2008 support .NET version 4.5 or higher?

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Hello Hope Members,Let me introduce myself because this is my first post xD My name is Michael Roes living in the Netherlands 26 years, I am a student in application development, Finished a degree in ITYL v3 and have MCSA certification. Last year I have started a company with 2 partners. One of our key focusses are to organise Esport events, Gaming webshop and server rental. I am sending this post to ask you for support.Because we are organising Esport events on which we would like to hold Counter-Strike GO & Source tournaments. My questions are: -What are the minimum server requirements for a redundand (virtual) Counter-Strike GO and Source server?, capable for mass trafic. -What kind of license is needed to hold legit CS tournaments?-How do you recommend on how to roll out higher amount of (virtual) Game servers?On this server voice servers will also be deployed, TS3,Ventrillo and possibly Mumble, For these I can rarely find any information about requirements at all.We are planning on using Windows srv 2008 as an operating system and this piece of Hardware Link: http://www.supermicro.nl/products/system/2U/2027/SYS-2027GR-TRF-CG.cfm Could you please help us on any of these matters?I hereby thank you for your time and cooperation.Your sincerely, M.Roes

Answer:Server requirements Counter-Strike and Voice Server

-What are the minimum server requirements for a redundand (virtual) Counter-Strike GO and Source server?, capable for mass trafic.This is scaled by how many concurrent connections you will have to maintain. This info could be already readily available through contacting Valve Corporation.-What kind of license is needed to hold legit CS tournaments?For game licensing info, I'd contact Valve Corporation. For game events that i use to host, i bought multiple copies of the same game or friends who attended already owned legal copies of the game. At a game con I set up 8 computers once and had all 8 boxes of Unreal Tournament 99 with me just in case anyone questioned the legality of running 8 copies of the same game at the same time as for it could have been easily rolled out using the single game copy. Your project is on a much larger scale from my knowledge of lan parties.  -How do you recommend on how to roll out higher amount of (virtual) Game servers?The server linked looks nice, however how many people will be connecting to this at the same time, and are you familiar with setting up clusters to load balance?Lastly another thing to consider is not having all your eggs in 1 basket, that is not having all your servers located through a single location or pipe to the internet as for if someone wanted to DDoS you, you could be crippled quickly.

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Hello Hope Members,Let me introduce myself because this is my first post xD My name is Michael Roes living in the Netherlands 26 years, I am a student in application development, Finished a degree in ITYL v3 and have MCSA certification. Last year I have started a company with 2 partners. One of our key focusses are to organise Esport events, Gaming webshop and server rental. I am sending this post to ask you for support.Because we are organising Esport events on which we would like to hold Counter-Strike GO & Source tournaments. My questions are: -What are the minimum server requirements for a redundand (virtual) Counter-Strike GO and Source server?, capable for mass trafic. -What kind of license is needed to hold legit CS tournaments?-How do you recommend on how to roll out higher amount of (virtual) Game servers?On this server voice servers will also be deployed, TS3,Ventrillo and possibly Mumble, For these I can rarely find any information about requirements at all.We are planning on using Windows srv 2008 as an operating system and this piece of Hardware Link: http://www.supermicro.nl/products/system/2U/2027/SYS-2027GR-TRF-CG.cfm Could you please help us on any of these matters?I hereby thank you for your time and cooperation.Your sincerely, M.Roes

Answer:Server requirements Counter-Strike and Voice Server

-What are the minimum server requirements for a redundand (virtual) Counter-Strike GO and Source server?, capable for mass trafic.This is scaled by how many concurrent connections you will have to maintain. This info could be already readily available through contacting Valve Corporation.-What kind of license is needed to hold legit CS tournaments?For game licensing info, I'd contact Valve Corporation. For game events that i use to host, i bought multiple copies of the same game or friends who attended already owned legal copies of the game. At a game con I set up 8 computers once and had all 8 boxes of Unreal Tournament 99 with me just in case anyone questioned the legality of running 8 copies of the same game at the same time as for it could have been easily rolled out using the single game copy. Your project is on a much larger scale from my knowledge of lan parties.  -How do you recommend on how to roll out higher amount of (virtual) Game servers?The server linked looks nice, however how many people will be connecting to this at the same time, and are you familiar with setting up clusters to load balance?Lastly another thing to consider is not having all your eggs in 1 basket, that is not having all your servers located through a single location or pipe to the internet as for if someone wanted to DDoS you, you could be crippled quickly.

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Hello,
In the DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS) there is a test for event tracing (#V31026). 
The STIG indicates that if you are running Win 2008 the absence of etwenable = false is not a 'finding' because event tracing is enabled by default (on 2008 servers) and it should be enabled and running.
Is this the same for windows 2008 R2 Enterprise Server?
I cannot find the element etwenable in my 2008 R2 Enterprise server test system, it does not exist.
Does that mean the requirement for the STIG is met, and event tracing IS enabled by default on Win 2008 R2 Enterprise Servers?  No further action is required to enable? 

Is there an easy way to verify it actually is enabled?  Check registry value, run script?

Excerpt from the STIG:
Microsoft Dot Net Framework 4.0 STIG
Rule Title:  Event tracing for Windows (ETW) for Common Language Runtime events must be enabled.
STIG ID: APPNET0067  Rule ID: SV-41075r1_rule 
Vuln ID: V-31026
Severity: CAT II Class: Unclass
NOTE:
Beginning with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, ETW Tracing is enabled by default and the "etwEnable" setting is not required in order for Event Tracing to be enabled. 
An etwEnable setting of "true" IS required in earlier versions of Windows as ETW is disabled by default.
Thank you,
V/R
Bill
William C. ?BC? Davis PMP, CISSP, IASO
Lead Infosec Engineer/Scientist
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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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http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...-b5ca-75edae3d57c5&displaylang=en&tm#filelist

And the keys are right there on the page.

It is *only* available in 64-bit flavor.

For the 'server faster than workstation' crowd. I've been messing with it most of the day, it's pretty slick. Still had to add the Aero cursors manually.
 

Answer:You know Server 2008 R2 (aka Windows 7 Server) is available too, right?

I converted Server 2008 into the 'workstation' mode. It matched Vista frame for frame in benchmarks and had a lot of desktop features missing. Forget it.
 

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Hey all,

I'm inexperienced with Windows Server 2008 and am setting up a "lab" or test server here at the company I work for's network.

In the intial configuration process, when setting up the Active Direct Domain Services, I'm stuck at the DNS server

Questions are...

-Do I install it?
-Will this interfer/mess up things with our main file server?

Sorry, a bit amateur with this stuff

Any help is appreciated
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008 - DNS Server..?

Bump...

Anyone?

Thanks
 

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how can i remove all my old computer programs from my new hp slimline desktop260-po26 . mircosoft keeps loading all my old computer stuff everytime i hook up my att internet connection 

Answer:how to remove window server 2008 2008 sp1,sp2 vista,sp1,sp2,...

chuck5014 wrote:how can i remove all my old computer programs from my new hp slimline desktop260-po26 . mircosoft keeps loading all my old computer stuff everytime i hook up my att internet connection Could you clarify what you're having a problem with?   Post a screenshot if possible.

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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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planning to build a computer to be more of a file server. it will be used to backup data, movies, other files and maybe host ventrillo at times. to start i would be running two pairs of 500gb in raid 1 mirror. question is what os do i use? WHS? or Windows Server 2008?
 

Answer:which os? WHS or Windows server 2008

I see that you are mentioning WHS in conjunction with RAID, so I assume you haven't read this yet?
 

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I a,m running a small network of 30 pc. I have installed windows server 2003. Now i want to upgrade it to server 2008 but before that i want to test windows server 2008. That is why i,m looking online for a copy of windows server 2008 with reg key. Is there any good and trusted place to get windows server 2008.

Answer:Windows server 2008 With Reg key

You could try the 180 day evaluation; http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11093

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Can I install Windows server 2008 R2 on my external hard drive so that I can use it as means to practice network on my laptop?
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows switches from the bios usb drivers to it's
own during boot,which would cause a usb drive
installation to crash.
I would suggest you consider using some virtual machine
software so you can run it from an image on your windows drive.
 

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i want to know difference between win server 2008 and win7 that oly i want to know

Answer:windows server 2008 rc

There are lots of differences. One is a client (win7) and 1 is designed to be a server (2008). The server offers various basic network services such as DHCP, DNS, WINS, VPN, Active Directory, Certificate Services, IIS Web Server, FTP Server, etc. Server 2008 is far more expensive to buy licenses for.

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I need to run ipmsg in all my client  when a user log on. I have tried in computer confuguration but it doesn't work any idea

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Hi there, I don't have Windows Home Server, I only have Server 2008 R2. I basically want to use it for large files and media. I installed it, but now it's asking what roles and features I want to install.

Can anyone give me a tip to start up the basic server? So far, my other computer isn't recognizing the server even though we're on the same router.

Thanks
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008 help

for simple file sharing you don't have to add any additional roles. Additional roles would be for domain controller, dhcp, dns, etc.

what do you mean by "my other computer isn't recognizing the server"??
 

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im trying to set up an FTP on windows server 2008 i have done these two things

1.Install IIS
2.Install FTP for IIS 7

on the server computer i can access the ftp on windows explorer ftp://192.168.0.117 but on a computer on the same network i do not get the same results.

after i can get access over the internet is there a way to give access to certain people like my brother to get on who lives somewhere else.

this is used in a home setting. thanks

EDIT:
trying to setup FTP using FILEZILLA
 

Answer:trying to set up FTP on windows server 2008

If other on the lan can't see the ftp it's probably the firewall on the server.
 

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Anyone use it and what are the differences?

Answer:Windows server 2008 HPC

I dont think anyone would use it. That is for high end machines with multiple CPU's and such. Just like a DataCenter.


Quote:




Windows HPC Server 2008 can efficiently scale to thousands of processing cores and provides a comprehensive set of deployment, administration, and monitoring tools that are easy to deploy, manage, and integrate with your existing infrastructure.




There are few machines out there that use thousands of cores. Let alone a desktop machine. This is way beyond the use of any desktop.

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So we just ditched our XP Pro (32bit) + Filezilla setup and replaced it with Windows Server 2008 (64bit) IIS 7.5 FTP.

The main reason for change is to support high numbers of connections to SMB shares, but FTP was another service performed by that machine.

So everything looks good and FTP connections are being made. Using G4U however, after transferring 23MB of a compressed Windows XP image, the connection dies. I'll admit, this did happen intermittently on the Filezilla setup, but I didn't expect it on the Win Server 2008.

Any suggestions? I'm going to look for some logs but thought you might have some suggestions. I've never used FTP on Server 2008 before but I assume there should be logs somewhere.
 

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Do all Windows Server 2008 allow you to enter the serial into 5 computers?
Thank you
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008

I believe 5 client cals and 5 server licenses are different.
 

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Windows Server 2008

i just noticed today.... pretty cool eyy

Answer:Windows Server 2008

My first thoughts of Server 2008

Yeah i posted about this a long time ago and gave a review of it. It RTM's back in the beginning of February.

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Can i run Windows Server? 2008 R2 on my Netbook?

It is a Aspire One.

Just wondering i use it as a server.

Answer:Can i Run Windows Server® 2008 R2

Hi,

As long as your netbook meets the minimum system requirements.

The following guide will take you through the 10 main steps of converting Windows Server 2008 R2 for workstation use (if you've not come across it already that is): Convert your Windows Server 2008 R2 to a Workstation

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Hi,

I have just installed Windows Server 2008 trail and i need to create a password but i have tried different lengths and numbers and i cannot login.

It says i have to create a new password but iv tried everything. I have searched on google but i cannot find anything. Does anyone know what i can do?
 

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 i am upgrading my t61 from xp to windows server 2008. yet the bluetooth is not working. the driver said it could not find bluetooth device. secondly the fn hotkey does not work either. fn+f4 is ok, the fn+pgup/dwn is ok, but not fn+f2, f3, f5. any thought?thank you.













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Answer:t61 and windows server 2008

Most of these function keys are tied into a specific program(Fn+F3 lets you change schemes with Power manager program)if the associated program isn't installed you do not have functionality.more info can be found here. To fix the problem either vist here to download drivers and sotware manuallyOrClick here to use system udpate to download and instlal software and drivers for you P.S. bluetooth radio must be powered on first before it is recognozed by windows. After being power on windows will install default microsoft drivers. Fn+F5 function is used to do that. Hotkey driver/utility must be installed to use Fn+F5. 

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I currently run Vista Home Premium X86, and I'm thinking of making a switch to Server 08. MY friend currently runs it, and says he hated Vista, but tried this, and loves it more than XP so I figured if he and I are gonna try and get our VPN working, I might as well switch. Only thing is, I have yet to see any drivers, but he says that you can just download Vista X64 drivers. Comments on that?

Answer:Windows Server 2008

Hello,

Your friend is right. Server 08 is based off of the Vista kernel and can use the current Vista drivers. Be it x86 or x64. Just a heads up though. You can NOT run a antivirus like AVG or Avast on there. It must be a Business Edition or Server Edition antivirus installed to work.

Cheers,
Mak

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friends i need some help concerning this edition of MW. Basically i know nothing about it . I am not too lazy but i prefer getting info from reliable sources .
Thanx

PS i own a license have not activated it and do not know the real value of it
Gery
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008

Using this if you are dealing on business way since its more on networking properties Operating System.

Configuration, Optimization and Performance Guide
 

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hello everyone.

I run a small 3D presentation firm. right now we have 7 workstations, plus a server and a couple of render farm computers. that means we have 10 computers connected in our network right now. so far I've been running vista 64 on our server, and we hadn't had trouble with it... till recently. lately I've been getting error messages (one about the server hard drive being full, which should have been solved with the IRPStackSize thing... we'll see); sometimes, when I'm moving large amounts of data to the server, it stops responding other computers for a while, and so forth. but mostly, we're expanding, and we're gonna break the 10 computer barrier in the next few weeks. I've read everywhere that vista ultimate is limited to 10 connections, which is what we should have considering every computer frequently communicates with the server. our server is used for storage and for running a rendering distribution software, pretty much.

so, am I advised to use server 2008, am I obliged to, or none of the above? I've downloaded and installed a trial version (enterprise) which I'm running on a different partition on a workstation just for tests. is that the way to go? get server, install it over my current server, and I'm good for life?

thanks for your input.
 

Answer:should I get windows server 2008?

Um, buy a server OS (cd and license) and install it on server grade hardware (ie faster hard disks than a normal PC usually has) and then you have to buy client licenses for the workstations to access the server.
Thats if you want to be legit
"get server, install it over my current server, " doesnt really apply here since you are using a desktop OS
 

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Hi all,

I have a server running 2008 r2 and have been having random BSODS for a long time and have no clue as to what it can be since im not trained in the area of debugging at all.... not much time to problem solve on the machine either since... tis a server serving a business so it needs to be up all the time...

I will provide full memdumps and any logs needed if someone is able to help me resolve the issue??!!

HUGE thanks in advance lol!! ;-)

I've uploaded a cpuz screen of the system details

I will provide any more details needed as requested.. :-)

Answer:Windows Server 2008 R2

The minidumps from bluescreenviewer are here I: -


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Dump File : 072715-22635-01.dmp
Crash Time : 27/07/2015 11:21:05
Bug Check String : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : fffffa84`0deac084
Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000001
Parameter 4 : fffff880`030e99ed
Caused By Driver : Msfs.SYS
Caused By Address : Msfs.SYS+8829ed
File Description : Mailslot driver
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Processor : x64
Crash Address : ntoskrnl.exe+74ec0
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 :
Stack Address 3 :
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\072715-22635-01.dmp
Processors Count : 8
Major Version : 15
Minor Version : 7601
Dump File Size : 271,902
Dump File Time : 27/07/2015 11:22:43
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Dump File : 072515-22464-01.dmp
Crash Time : 25/07/2015 19:01:58
Bug Check String : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : fffffa84`0deca3fc
Parameter 2 : 00000000`00000002
Parameter 3 : 00000000`00000001
Parameter 4 : fffff880`02fca9ed
Caused By Driver : Rt64win7.sys
Caused By Address : Rt64win7.... Read more

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Lenovo Team, I recently installed WS2008 on a T61 here and have finished getting everything to work, except Thinkvantage RR and CSS.  Is there a way to get Rescue and Recovery or the Client Security Solution to run on that (or any server) OS? Sorry for the double post, I have no idea what happened. Nick Message Edited by brunnern on 06-16-2008 12:23 PM

Answer:T61 & Windows Server 2008

Nope.  Server is not a supported operating system on Thinkpads.

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I'm starting a web hosting business and I need a good FTP server.

I can use Microsoft's FTP Server for IIS7, but it sucks. I could also use zFtpServer or FileZilla but they both lack the ability to limit the user's directory size.

Who knows a FTP SERVER:
- Secure
- FREE
- Good interface
- Ability to add users (zFTP can be added by using their network interface, a pain but easy, filezilla by adding to XML file)
- Limit disk usage
- Limit DL speed

So, hit me up. I searched for weeks, and I freakin give up.

I'm too the point of making my own in C#.

Answer:FTP Server for Windows 2008

Making your own will most likely be what you have to do. FileZilla is decent. FlashFXP is the one i like but it isnt free. To get exaxtly what you what and not compromise will require you to code your own. sorry.

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so i know this is a windows seven forums, but i wasnt sure where else to post so please excuse me

I purchased windows server 2008 a while ago and have misplaced the CD, luckily i have backed it up by copying it (backup freak haha)

now my problem is i need to reinstall it but cannot boot from the CD, i have first boot device set to CDROM drive in the BIOS and it doesnt read it and give the option to boot from it?

any ideas on how i could burn a boot image to make it bootable?

Thanks in advance!

Answer:Windows Server 2008 help please

Hello mate, have a look at this link below and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.


How to create a Windows Vista / 7 installation disc using ImgBurn

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Hey everyone, I'm kinda T.I. manager at a company I work for and I want to ask if Windows 10 works well with Windows Server 2008 R2. Anyone care to help me please? Thanks!

Answer:Windows 10 PC with Server 2008 R2

Are you trying to join Windows 10 to a domain running on Server 2008R2? It should run without issue, many of the GPOs for Windows 7 or 8 should still work properly with Windows 10

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All my windows 7 wireless laptops connect to nps and get authenticated. Windows 8 on the same hardware cannot to wireless. Tried to load the certificate locally but still cannot connect. Thanks for your help.

Answer:Windows 8 and 2008 r2 server

Originally Posted by Rgrove86


All my windows 7 wireless laptops connect to nps and get authenticated. Windows 8 on the same hardware cannot to wireless. Tried to load the certificate locally but still cannot connect. Thanks for your help.



Welcome to the forum Rgrove86.

Do you have Windows 8 Pro version to connect to this Domain?

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Anyone know of forums like these for the R2 beta of Windows Server 2008? I'm testing it as well and would love to read more about it from users.

Answer:Windows Server 2008 R2

  
Quote: Originally Posted by FreakyFerret


Anyone know of forums like these for the R2 beta of Windows Server 2008? I'm testing it as well and would love to read more about it from users.


"And Thus spake the Lord - Blessed are those that Possesseth the Power of the Almighty Google for they shall inherit true Riches".

Actually this Forum is fine -- I've been using it too. There's a special section as well on the R2 beta of Windows server 2008.

Windows Server 2008 Forum

Hope this helps

Cheers
Jimbo

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Where is the Hp company , Why They not give us a Drivrs for our laptop, Our works on the windows server 2008 R2,What we will Do in this case, Where Hp Companyyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!











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Answer:Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi NazarAL-WATTAR,

 

Glad to hear that worked for you. I have included a couple of links below for you. The first is a link to your computer's home page. From there you can select How To which will give you lots of information about the computer. There is also Product Information, User Guides and Drivers.

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&product=5292805

 

If you need the TouchPad drivers, I have a direct link to them for you here.

 

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareDownloadIndex?softwareitem=ob-104704-3&cc=us&dlc=en&lc=en&os=4063&product=5292805&sw_lang=

 

Let me know if you need any further assistance.

 

Thank you,

 

 

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Do you think Server 2008 will be well suited to administer Windows Vista Business.

I think Server 2003 lacks policies to adequately administer Vista. For instance, widgets or UAC or Areo preferences. I'm not sure Server 2008 will have any either, but your opinion would be nice.
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008

You can't create admin templates to administer them in 2k3? I haven't looked, but I would imagine there is a "vista compatibility pack" jammed full of templates for group policy somewhere...
 

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Is Windows Server 2008 Std/Ent MAK B or
Windows Server 2008 Std/Ent KMS B considered an Enterprise version? If not what is the Std/Ent from the
License Details website?
We are trying to get over 4GB of Ram and hopefully not having to purchase a 64-bit '08 version.
Thanks in advance

Answer:Windows Server 2008 Std/Ent MAK B

Hello Glueck,
The Std/Ent means those keys work for either Standard\Enterprise, they also work on either 32-bit or 64-bit versions, both of which should be available from the Volume License website.  The MAK B key is probably the one you want to use, the KMS
B is used to setup a KMS host machine that will then activate other Windows Server 2008 KMS clients Enterprise sku or lower as well as Windows Vista KMS clients.Thanks, Darrell Gorter This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. Volume Activation documentation on TechNet http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd197314.aspx http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd996588.aspx
VAMT - Volume Activation Management Tool - Download link http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ec7156d2-2864-49ee-bfcb-777b898ad582&displaylang=en

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is the new 2008 windows server uptodate as vista, would you use it over vista?
 

Answer:windows server 2008

Generaly speaking you wouldn't use a server os on a home machine. One they are expensive(server std is like 700 bucks). Another reason is compatabilty. Generaly speaking they are not as compatable with drivers and programs as some programs run an os check before installing.

On a side not server is generaly a little faster then the windows it is based off of. IE 2003 is a little faster then xp. This is due most of the time to it just having less running in the background by default.
 

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The link is on the main hardocp page.

Anyhow, the 32-bit Enterprise and datacenter versions support 64GB of RAM.

So much for the theory that a 32-bit OS can generally only support 4GB.

I am downloading both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions right now.
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008 RCO available

I'm grabbing it from TechNet now.
 

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our server came pre-installed, how can i get the installation media
we're no longer under warranty, and it needs rebuilt

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I am trying to add a laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate with users account alreadly on the laptop to a server running Windows Server 2008 R2. Can some advise me on the best way of achieving this. Thanks.
 

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I cant get Network discovery to turn on in Server 2008 sp1

Any ideas?
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008

Is it blocking it from being turned on in Network Sharing Center? (control panel-> NSC)
 

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Hi

I have an issue that I can't get out. When I add an new user on server 2008 and log in after it goes fine. When I log in a second time I get a black screen. I still can see the mouse and after about 15 minutes I can work normally. I thought that it was because we have windows xp and windows 7 but this is not the case because its also with a new account.

Can enyone help me?

Thanks in advance
 

Answer:Server 2008 and Windows 7

Sounds like DNS resolution problems to me.
Unless you have some special GPO for Roaming profiles.
 

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Hi.
I am starting up a Windows web host. I have a server configured with 2 public IPs. I have a domain with ns1.thedomain.com and ns2.thedomain.com pointing to the correct IPs. I have the DNS role installed. How do I configure nameservers to work with my server? Also, does anybody know how to set up the quicksignup in WebsitePanel? I followed the guide, to no avail.

Thanks!
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008

I got the nameservers set up. I still need help with WebsitePanel
 

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Looking tthrought the forums, I haven't been able to find any information about server 2008 and its features.... I've also seen a few things about it beening used as a workstation http://blogs.msdn.com/vijaysk/archive/2008/02/11/using-windows-server-2008-as-a-super-desktop-os.aspx
has anybody here used this os and have any more information about it?
 

Answer:windows Server 2008

Ugh, if you want to run Windows Server 2008 as a workstation OS, you are in luck. It is already a product, also known as Vista. This isn't Server 2003 versus XP, where the cores and kernels were different. If you need a workstation, save yourself time and hassle, and just use Vista. All those guides do is tell you how to turn Server 2008 into Vista, which may seem great until you find out you'll need anterprise system utilities, like AV and defrag software.
 

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Hi
I decided to install windows server 2008 onto a virtual machine and play around with it and try to learn.
I've messed around with lots of stuff on it. The two things I would like to get working are FTP and VPN into the server. I've sort of managed to get ftp working. I can access it using the private ip address of 192.168.2.13, but when I try to access it with my public IP this is where the problem starts. Port forwarding is set correctly on my wireless router, port 21 is being forward to 192.168.2.13. So when I go type ftp://publicipaddress into my web browser it pops up asking for the username and password. This is where I?m stuck. I have no idea what it is, I?ve messed with lots of the settings and whatever I do it still asks for this username and password, even though if I access the ftp server through my LAN using the private IP address it doesn?t ask for a username or password, it's only when using the public ip that it asks. Anyone got any idea's how I set the username and password to something I actually know?

Secondly.
I would like to be able to VPN into the server. I did follow a guide, but it didn?t work when my friend tested. Could someone point me to a nice guide on how to achieve this?
I'm more interested in getting the ftp to work for now.

Thanks all!
 

Answer:FTP and VPN into Windows Server 2008

the Virtual server is run under a specific user-id; I think you need that id and password

<ctl><alt>del will get the task manager and the column name User Name is what you need.

scroll to the process controlling the VM

you may need to alter the settings for the VM to force it to run under another
specific user which you can set the pwd
create new account
set new password for it
login to that account to create the %profile% area​then assign the VM to run under that login
 

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Hello,

First off, this is my first post here, so if it is in the wrong location, please feel free to chew me out.

In any case, here is my situation. I would like to set up an AD/DNS server on a networking using Windows Server 2008. I also would like to buy a domain from godaddy.com, and host a website through them. What would I need to do in order to have my internal network be called say, name.org and also have my website Name.com | On a first name basis with the rest of the world. I'm pretty new to DNS (currently still in college for IT Security), so this question may be a lot simpler than it seems. I have been reading some material on something called "split-brain" DNS. Is this the approach I am looking for?

Answer:Windows Server 2008 DNS

different parts involved in this setup

domain registar - godaddy.com
--they setup your domain with ICANN

thru godaddy's interface, you set dns nameservers. this sets which servers host the domains dns records.

then you have the dns server(s) that host the dns records.

RFCs recommend the web server and dns server are hosted on separate servers.


if you want to do this, i think its best to purchase a vps or dedicated hosting package. you could set it up at home, but most residential ISPs do not allow public servers on their network. You could get a business class connection to your house to be legal about this setup. Otherwise, id look to Amazon EC2, Rackspace, Godaddy, Hosting.com for hosting.

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Does anyone use it? If so what's the skinny on it? Better, worse, or more annoying than: xp, 98se, server 2003, vista, or any apple OS? Would it make a nice switch from XP while still retaining the ability to run my games and apps?

Thanks!
 

Answer:Windows Server 2008

I still don't get the idea of using it as a workstation OS. I haven't been able to tell any performance differences between it and Vista, to be honest. For some, cost isn't an issue, but I think I'd just stick with Vista x64 for a gaming workstation right now.
 

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I recently decided to play with the Server OS's again, I have been mostly using XP Pro for these functions, since its a local server, and mostly just used for file sharing, and as a download box (anti virus updates, etc).

Should I look into Windows Home Server or Windows Server 2008.

I have access to both OS's, just need to choose one.

Also will my legacy Windows XP Apps, work on either one? Thanks.
 

Answer:Windows Home Server or Windows 2008 Server

Same situation here. I decided to go with Server 2k3. HS is based on SMS and I absolutely hate the concept. 2k3 is blazing fast and easy to config for most uses.
 

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Company recently switched from PAL to VPN. PC purchased without NIC. Am I correct in assuming that I will need one to set up the connection to the VPN?
 

Answer:VPN Hardware Requirements

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Hi
Could someone please tell me the minimum H/W requirements for the W7 beta.TIA.

Answer:Hardware requirements

It would be easier to update your My System Specs at the bottom of your post and then we could just give you some idea of what to expect.

So far people have been installing with fairly low specs but I would recommend at least Pentium 4 with at least 1Gig of memory and a Graphics card that supports DX10 to get the full Aero effects although it's not necessary to run Windows 7.

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