Tag Archives: Windows Server

SYSTEM writer is missing in Windows 2008 and 2008 R2

Does your system state backup fail? I have a couple of time seen that the system writer is missing in VSSadmin when the system state backup has failed. To get the System writer back start a command prompt and write … Continue reading

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Configure Windows 2008 / 2008 R2 core

Why should I run server core? It is a minimal Windows Installation that can run specific server roles. This reduces the attack surface on the server. Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 core consumes less memory and CPU than a “regular” … Continue reading

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Warning: Attribute userAccountControl is: 0x82020

New customer New problem do I need to say more? Starting test: MachineAccount Warning: Attribute userAccountControl of DC01 is: 0x82020 = ( PASSWD_NOTREQD | SERVER_TRUST_ACCOUNT | TRUSTED_FOR_DELEGATION ) Typical setting for a DC is 0x82000 = ( SERVER_TRUST_ACCOUNT | TRUSTED_FOR_DELEGATION … Continue reading

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Windows Repair Small Business Server 2003

 A couple of days ago I got a problem with one of my customers Smal Business Server 2003, the mouse, keyboard and nic stopped working. I tried to start the server in safe mode but that did not help. After … Continue reading

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Printer Migration in Windows, hard or easy?

You always come to a time in life when you get a new server or computer and need to get your printers up and running on the new system. In this post I will show you the different ways of … Continue reading

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Configure a Windows server to sync it’s time against an NTP server.

Time is money…. So it’s a good idea to a sync your PDC emulator against an NTP server. So that you have right time on your servers and clients. On your PDC emulator start CMD and write net time /setsntp:ntp.your-ntp-provider.com … Continue reading

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