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General Chat's Most Valuable Member awards, information, posting statistics, top members and MVMMs shared info.
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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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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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Last Post: Hello
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Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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Last Post: Extending C
509 2,475
Extending C
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2
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2,924 13,823
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2000 / 2003
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16,071 46,065
Server 2003 DCpromo error on removal
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Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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Last Post: OWA Problem
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OWA Problem
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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For questions related to Microsoft's latest client operating system
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Windows 8.1 versus 10
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Windows 7 in a machine with 512 RAM
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Vista operating system
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555 3,075
For questions related to Microsoft's client operating systems
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2,820 14,666
Microsoft Networking Services
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4,089 20,360
For issues directly related to DNS in Windows.
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Switch Over to Root Hint?
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Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,508 7,509
Group Policy not always working.
For questions related to Microsoft management and monitoring products such as MOM and SMS.
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SCCM Application Deployment error
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VDIs ...Do companies use it ?
Messaging Software
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's latest Exchange server version
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3,971 17,199
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's Exchange servers
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A place for all your Microsoft Lync Server and Office Communications Server (OCS) related questions.
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Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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Use this forum to post questions regarding Cisco routing and switching solutions
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2,133 8,159
Router on a stick config cannot ping
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Use this forum to post questions regarding the Alcatel, Samsung and other broadband modems, including Wireless access points and routers.
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Last Post: UK BT Fibre
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UK BT Fibre
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Use this forum to post questions regarding PIX, ASA, VPN and other Cisco security solutions.
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638 2,439
General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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Last Post: Sonicwall IP Helper
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Sonicwall IP Helper
For questions related to Microsoft's Virtual Server / Virtual PC
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280 1,493
Installed VMWare on Laptop
All Hyper-V versions.
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Last Post: Virtual Mac?
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Virtual Mac?
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,601 7,480
old printer newer host
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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Virtual Box VM (2012) Issue
For questions related to Microsoft's latest Office suite
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142 539
For questions related to Microsoft's 2007 Office suite
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230 852
​Open corrupt word doc
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Use this forum to post questions regarding the Microsoft Office suite of products.
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335 1,355
Forum for online office suite, software plus services, built around Microsoft Office platform.
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Last Post: Office 365 for home
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Office 365 for home
Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2 and 2012.
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193 712
*.trn files in "Backup" folder
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Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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Sharepoint and AD Syncing
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For anything not covered on other forums (ie. anything except SQL Server, SharePoint, CRM, Dynamics), eg. BizTalk.
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Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
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Last Post: Delete old backups
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Delete old backups
For good old command line and batch file issues.
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112 519
For scripting issues in VBS, JS and other scripting languages.
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93 433
For issues related to Powershell on Windows Server 2008/R2, and for products using PS.
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164 706
Deploy Powershell script?
For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
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803 4,089
Dedicated to discussions about the "forgot administrator password" set of articles.
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710 3,309
McAfee Encrypted USB Drive
Cloud Computing
Covers cloud computing platform and infrastructure from Microsoft.
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12 52
Cloud companies in the future
For AWS, collection of remote web services offered by, including EC2 and Amazon S3.
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AWS Directory Service
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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Guest's Avatar
VMware vCloud Air at VMworld 2014
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Questions and answers about all other cloud services (i.e., but not limited to, Google Apps/Docs, DropBox,, etc.)
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A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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Last Post: Alternative webcam
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Alternative webcam
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
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2,022 10,340
For issues related to open source and non-Microsoft issues.
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Open source HR Software
MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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587 3,937
Motivation after an exam failure
Cisco certification tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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Last Post: CCNA or CCDA?
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Use this forum for discussions related to various certifications besides Microsoft and Cisco.
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  • Kyuuketsuki
    Virtual Box VM (2012) Issue

    So, I had problems installing ESX on Hyper-V (everything else seemed to work OK) so I decided to remove Hyper-V and put VirtualBox on ... installed fine but it appears I am unable to get Server 2012 R2 to run on a virtual within VirtualBox.

    The error I get is, "Windows...
    26th October 2016, 20:19
  • loureed4
    Extending C

    I created a Virtual Box where I installed 2012 R2, 50 GB of hard disk.

    I ran out of space, and wanted to extent the volume. To this end, I attached a new 100 GB drive to the VirtualBox box, but I see that I cannot extent C because the free space is not contiguous. (...
    26th October 2016, 13:31
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