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Socializing, introducing yourself, chit-chat, general non-related and off-topic talk. Newcomers post your welcome message here, it the right thread (and ONLY HERE). Forum rules must be read and followed, otherwise you will be BANNED, no questions asked.
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New Members - say Hi Here
by Ossian
Do you think that I should open a new forum? Do you want to become a forum moderator? Are you looking for a specific item? This is the place for your feedbacks and requests.
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206 1,162
Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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25 74
For questions related to Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
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630 2,968
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2,993 14,096
James Haynes
VSS Hangs in Windows Backup
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7,622 37,681
2003 DC server to 2016 DC
Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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2,938 15,720
Client Operating Systems
Discuss Microsoft Windows 10, first version that will run on a wide range of devices, from phones and tablets to PCs and Xbox.
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112 630
s is my windows 10 slow?
by Jamest
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166 811
James Haynes
join outlook pst file
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902 5,038
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3,311 17,659
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Microsoft Networking Services
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4,148 20,599
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349 1,878
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Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,530 7,599
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285 1,032
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Deals with issues related to Microsoft's latest Exchange server version
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10 25
Deals with issues related to Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013
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4,074 17,527
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's Exchange servers
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6,372 28,781
Hiding GAL from one or two users
A place for all your Microsoft Lync Server and Office Communications Server (OCS) related questions.
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Crazy Question
Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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1,364 4,906
Export/Import mailbox via PST
by Ossian
Use this forum to post questions regarding Cisco routing and switching solutions
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2,159 8,263
Copying the flash from a switch
Use this forum to post questions regarding the Alcatel, Samsung and other broadband modems, including Wireless access points and routers.
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588 2,383
Use this forum to post questions regarding PIX, ASA, VPN and other Cisco security solutions.
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647 2,470
General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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1,311 7,214
For questions related to Microsoft's Virtual Server / Virtual PC
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281 1,496
Veeam Backup of System State only
All Hyper-V versions.
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468 2,253
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,644 7,591
Datastore offline
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Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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63 215
For questions related to Microsoft's latest Office suite
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Office for Mac
by Ossian
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147 570
For questions related to Microsoft's 2007 Office suite
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233 865
Use this forum to post questions regarding the Microsoft Office suite of products.
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337 1,362
Forum for online office suite, software plus services, built around Microsoft Office platform.
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59 203
Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2, 2012 and 2016.
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Last Post: Sql 70-764
202 758
Sql 70-764
by Ossian
Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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18 50
For questions related to Microsoft Dynamics, suite of business solutions from CRM to ERP.
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3 8
Error updating CRM organisations.
by beddo
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Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
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1,460 7,330
For good old command line and batch file issues.
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117 535
For scripting issues in VBS, JS and other scripting languages.
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101 466
For issues related to Powershell on Windows Server 2008/R2, and for products using PS.
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196 851
For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
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817 4,173
Dedicated to discussions about the "forgot administrator password" set of articles.
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Last Post: Lost user password
709 3,308
Lost user password
by Makkerk
Cloud Computing
Covers cloud computing platform and infrastructure from Microsoft.
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Last Post: AZCopy Issues
16 62
AZCopy Issues
by Ossian
For AWS, collection of remote web services offered by, including EC2 and Amazon S3.
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Discussion about Google's portfolio of highly-scalable cloud computing products.
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Google Cloud Products
vCloud Air from VMware provides the power of cloud with the flexibility allowed by virtualization.
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1 2
Guest's Avatar
VMware vCloud Air at VMworld 2014
by Guest
Questions and answers about all other cloud services (i.e., but not limited to, Google Apps/Docs, DropBox,, etc.)
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10 45
A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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406 2,667
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
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2,056 10,462
Building A Simple Degausser
For issues related to open source and non-Microsoft issues.
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42 213
Open source HR Software
by DYasny
MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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Last Post: 70-698 (Windows 10)
589 3,940
70-698 (Windows 10)
by Ossian
Cisco certification tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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104 559
Stepping into Cisco world!
Use this forum for discussions related to various certifications besides Microsoft and Cisco.
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102 604

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    Building A Simple Degausser
    Hi Guys,

    Long time, no posts ... I'm retired now so I concentrate more on writing (and DIY) than IT

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