Windows Server

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  1. Sophia-Ashe

    Question Tool to copy file server ?

    I'm looking for a copy tool from your experience which meets the below requirements : GUI and work automatically copy file server from windows server 2019 to Azure blob can schedule tasks can work on the background to email me when any task is done or when any problem happens support SMB easy...
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    Question Windows Server 2019 Backup Question

    [Moderator Note: Moving thread from Systems to Storage - more applicable.] Im trying to schedule two backups on my Windows server 2019. One of them takes a daily backup of the data disk. And the other one a monthly backup of the entire server. Both of them will be stored on remotely shared...
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    [SOLVED] Gaming in Windows 10 vs Server vs LTSC vs all their Windows 11 equivalents

    I have Windows 11 and I only upgraded to it because it was supposed to have better DirectStorage. I seem to get better fps, but I haven't officially compared results. I know Windows Server doesn't like drivers, but if you were able to install all the drivers, I'm just curious how it does. So...
  4. S

    [SOLVED] What is the best way transfer or copy data from one storage only drive to another storage drive being added?

    I currently have D and E partitions on one physical drive, I ran out of space and now each will have their own physical drive. This is a Windows Server environment.
  5. J

    [SOLVED] Server constantly querying a old, disconnected server

    Last week I updated the operating system on our server running windows server essentials 2016. After the update we noticed our network became significantly slower, navigating through folders on our file server became painfully slow and any programs that rely on connections to the server are...
  6. H

    Question Does Windows server OS take machine networking to the next level?

    Does Windows server OS take machine networking to the next level? HAD IT with smb reinstalls, advanced sharing, permissions, master browsers, sharing every drive to every machine, resetting the network, home groups, making a local machine account after clicking through 7 prompts to create a...
  7. RitSin

    [SOLVED] Can i Activate Windows

    Now on my laptop, I have installed windows 10 by my OEM license key so, Can I activate windows server 2019 from the same license key of windows 10
  8. E

    Question Can you return old RAID 1 disks(and keep all the files on them) to Windows Server machine if restoring to new disks fails?(basically migrating)

    Hi there, I'm looking for some help regarding RAID 1 and migration to bigger disks. Here is the thing. I have to migrate Dell PowerEdge T30 disks that are in RAID 1 to new and bigger disks. From what I understand the process should be fairly easy. I've done it as a test already, but I don't...
  9. S

    [SOLVED] Windows Server 2012 R2 DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE 0x1000009f

    Hi all, Hope I am posting this in the correct type of forum. Has anyone else experienced crashes similar to shown below? This is happening on our Windows File Server 2012 R2. No changes have been made recently. 111220-9640-01.dmp 12/11/2020 14:48:22 DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE...
  10. G

    [SOLVED] Building a server for office use

    Just wanted to get some advice, I was looking to build a server for office use, there are about 8 staff who will need access to the server through remote desktop to use application and work on documents - remotely and/or while working at the office whatever the needs must. If I use the...
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    [SOLVED] 10 MB/s Transfer rate from network drive

    Earlier this year I build a new windows 10 machine and used it as a low load NAS / Minecraft Server. For months things were fine. I would get an average transfer speed of 110 mb/s. Recently the speed has gotten worse and I am transferring at an average speed of 11 mb/s. Both computers are wired...
  12. Question How to ungroup network profiles on windows server?

    I have windows server 2019. It has 2 network interfaces set up, 1 for the internal network, and 1 for the public. Both have a static ip. When I change the network profile between public/private on 1 interface, they both change. How can I ungroup these 2 interfaces, or set them independently? I...
  13. Julian.w

    Build Advice Recommended Components for Server

    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum and I have a question: I'm working in a small office where we need an easier way to deploy software, updates etc. By now, I have to go to every PC, log into every local user account (there are several on each PC) and install updates, software etc. We currently...
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    [SOLVED] How to use remote desktop ThinClient with Android tethering

    Hi, At my job, we use a system of small HP Thin Clients (t410 Smart Zero if it matters) as remote desktops running Windows Server to do all our tasks, and we also get one we can take to work from home, which uses a VPN to connect to the central server through our home internet. When I connect...
  15. N

    [SOLVED] Windows Server 2016 MySql Workbench wont install

    Hello, Like the title says I have a VPS running windows server 2016 and when I try and install workbench I get "MySql Workbench requires the visual c++ 2015 redistributable package" I have installed it and all updates to it and I have .net framework 4.5 as required too. If you know why this...
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    [SOLVED] How to enable bitlocker for domain laptops?

    Hello, my question is about bitlocker. I have gone through many different tutorials and websites, and been trying to get this to work for 7 hours now. No luck so far. My simple question is how to enable bitlocker for domain laptops? So if it gets stolen for example, and leaves domain, then the...
  17. G

    [SOLVED] Home server HELP

    So i have a question I have a pc at home and I want to use it with 2 monitors bit with 2 deskops so the computer could be used by 2 users at the same time. Specs: i5 3350p 2x4gb ram amd hd 7770 1th hdd 240ssd. Can I use a windows server os to use these pc by 2 users at the same time or which...
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    [SOLVED] Will windows 10 run on a HP ProLiant DL380 G7 2U 8x

    Hi i have a spare HP proliant dl380 g7 2u 8x and i would like to set it up with windows 10 i have heard that if i install windows server then windows 10 it will work but i just wanted to make sure and ask here
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    Question Trying to use parity in Windows Server 2019 Storage Spaces

    I am trying to create either a raid 5, or a raid 6 array in my new R730XD running Windows Server 2019, but I am running into a problem. I can create a simple (raid 0), and a mirrored (raid 1) array just fine, but when I try to use any kind of parity I receive an odd error. It errors and says...
  20. Benkberg97

    Question Cannot join domain on Win 10 Clients, but Mac clients can

    Hi all, I recently installed a Windows Server 2019 DC and setup a static ip of for the DC. All of my Macs can join the domain, but on the Windows 10 PCs, I get the dreaded, "An active directory domain controller could not be contacted... Domain does not exist." I can ping the DC by...
  21. N

    [SOLVED] DHCP Issue - Some PC not getting internet connectivy

    Hi Everyone, I have a bit of a situation here and need your advise on what might be the issue. I have a DC which also host DHCP, now everything was working fine until the DHCP started giving issue (all clients getting 169.254.X.X IP). After that happened I put in a recommendation to redo the...
  22. WeirdTechBuilder

    Question How long does a Corsair RM1000X last?

    About 5 years ago, I built my PC and installed an RM1000X in it. Now, I’m in the process of upgrading the majority of parts (GPU, memory, Case, cooler, fans, RGB lighting). I’m certain that the PSU can handle the load, and it’s 80+ gold. However, would the age make the PSU a bad choice, and...
  23. M

    [SOLVED] Bios update went wrong

    I updated my bios just like the computer told me to, unfortunately I accidentally closed the tab and now, I try to update it again but it got error and can't be updated. What's wrong with the computer? It is a laptop by the way
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    Fan doesn't turn on ASUS G551VW

    Hello, It's been a while that i'm struggling with my laptop fan. it didn't turn on until the CPU temp reached about 80 C or even higher. so i had the thermal paste changed. but it didn't help. now, after a month, it doesn't even turn on at high temperatures! also Speedfan doesn't recognize the...
  25. S

    Looking for correct RAM sticks to add to current ones.

    In four sticks of RAMs, should tRAS, the fourth value in timing, match for all four sticks of RAM for stability of a system? Or does it even matter? Thanks in advance.
  26. mathiasd.hauge

    Cpu fan full speed?

    First my specs: Asus p5b plus 4gb ram 4*1GB 800mhz E8400 280w psu Nvs 290 250GB hdd When i boot my pc, the cpu fan go full speed (or very fast). It also gets stuck on BIOS Flash screen. So I can’t get into windows. The only way I get into bios is by removing and replacing the cmos battery. In...
  27. W

    Can't boot past windows loading screen, works perfectly in safe mode

    My pc has been working perfectly fine and this morning has decided to wake up on the wrong side of the bed. It will sit on the windows loading screen (white dots, blue windows logo) and not progress from that point at all, even after leaving it for an hour. After trying to restart it a few...
  28. M

    [SOLVED] Worth an upgrade? i5 6600k 1080 ti - £600

    So I was out this weekend, and my best mate has just blown £6k on a totally new rig, and I've got upgrade envy. Currently running an i5 6600k @4.3ghz with a Corsair H100i, 1080 ti, 8gb ram and a couple of SSDs with an ASUS MX299Q (long story). I haven't upgraded for a while, but can really...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] MSI X470 Gaming Plus RAM compatibility

    Hello, I'm new here. I've a question about RAM. Will Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3200C14 work with an MSI X470 Gaming Plus motherboard? CPU is a Ryzen 5 2600X
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    [SOLVED] Best bang for the buck CPU, Mobo, Memory?

    I’m looking for a good mobo cpu memory combo for the money I’m in the U.S Cali I will only game at 1440144hz/4K60hz it will go in: Corsair 460x Case with 6 fans Corsair AX860 PSU Corsair H100iv2 x2 Samsung 850Evo 500GB RTX 2080
  31. S

    PC startup issues

    I built this PC about 2 months ago. Up until this week, it had run smoothly with little to no issues. It has an i5 8400, b350 MSI mortar, 16GB ddr4 2666 Ram, gtx1070ti, 500gb m.2 SSD, 2 terabyte hard drive, EVGA 650 watt power supply. This is the order in which the events have occurred. It...
  32. M

    Specific low performance gaming issues

    Hi guys, I've come to u guys today in need of answers, I have just recently bought Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 like so many else, but unlike my friends with lower end systems, I am not very pleased with how it runs :s I just wanna start of by presenting my system: GPU: GTX 1080 CPU: I7 7700K...
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    Make SAS Hard Drive work in PC without RAIDing

    Hello I recently got given a 4TB hard drive (computer and HDD spec to follow at the end) for free by a friend and only realized after I received it that it was an SAS rather than SATA drive. Doing some research I discovered that they sold adapters to change SATA data and power cables into a...
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    Do 1440p 60hz monitor run 1080p 144fps or 240fps

    Do 1440p 60hz monitor run 1080p 144fps or 240fps
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    Dell Precision T5400 with LGA1366 socket

    I thought my Dell Precision T5400 had the LGA 771 socket. But I just confirmed through CPU-Z and Speccy that it is indeed the 1366 socket (with Xeon E4406 CPU). Is it possible I have another system motherboard that was mistakenly place into the T6500 chassis? Everything I've read about the T5400...
  36. R

    Ntoskrnl.exe cause bsod

    Hi, I get bluescren while browsing or playing games, my laptop specs: - i7-6700hq - nvidia 950m - 1tb hdd - 4 + 4gb ram What I did: - reinstall windows - update drivers - run memtest - update video driver. Minidump files:
  37. M

    Should i buy my Gpu From newegg or amazon? 60$ Difference Newegg cheaper

    So guys i've realised that newegg Sells cheaper Gpu's than the ones from amazon, is newegg safe??? or do they sell defected parts, should i buy from amazon or newegg? i really dont mind paying an extra 60$ for knowing that it will be alright
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    Upgrade path from an I5 7500

    I have an I5 7500, 16bg ram at 3400mhz, gtx 1070 on a gigabyte ga-z270m-d3h mobo. My storage is a 1tb hdd and two 500gb ssd's. I have everything in the phantek enthoo case cooled with be quiet fans/cpu cooler. This is all powered by a be quiet 600w 80+ silver psu. I can run all my games at...
  39. K

    new system build/help/advice

    I've had my current system now for 8.5 years (other then the video card which I upgrade more frequently)...I'm finally looking into building a new one...but technology and hardware has changed so much ((NVMe, MLC/TLC, M.2 etc) that I'm slightly overwhelmed...I've been researching online the past...
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    Looking to get back into PC Gaming after over a decade. I'm a little rusty...

    Hi guys. I've been out of PC gaming for over 13 years: it's been consoles and MAC Books since Nickleback and Avril Lavigne were popular. The last PC I built, had a 512 mb graphics card (7800 GTX, if I remember corrrctly), and it was a beast at the time. Now, I'm skimming these forums and I'm...