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General Chat's Most Valuable Member awards, information, posting statistics, top members and MVMMs shared info.
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56 595
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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621 10,097
Whales: Cloud providers
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.
Topics: 177 Posts: 1,120
Last Post: Empty Response
177 1,120
Empty Response
by Blood
Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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480 2,345
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2
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2,915 13,794
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2000 / 2003
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16,070 46,059
Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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2,918 15,624
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.
Topics: 73 Posts: 462
73 462
29 July 2016, JOYOUS day
by Ossian
For questions related to Microsoft's latest client operating system
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165 809
Windows 8.1 versus 10
For questions related to Microsoft Windows 7 operating system
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Last Post: Win 7 Starter ISO
876 4,945
Win 7 Starter ISO
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
For questions and discussions strictly related to AD, Trusts, Migration, you name it.
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4,080 20,318
For issues directly related to DNS in Windows.
Topics: 327 Posts: 1,782
327 1,782
For issues related to Microsoft-based DCHP.
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153 877
Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
Topics: 1,504 Posts: 7,496
1,504 7,496
GP not applying since update?
For questions related to Microsoft management and monitoring products such as MOM and SMS.
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Last Post: MCSA/MCSE Quetion
270 972
by Ossian
For threads related to Terminal Services (TS, RDS), Citrix, CockpIt and other remote desktop issues.
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1,249 5,692
VDIs ...Do companies use it ?
Messaging Software
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's latest Exchange server version
Topics: 3,954 Posts: 17,146
3,954 17,146
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's Exchange servers
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6,371 28,771
A place for all your Microsoft Lync Server and Office Communications Server (OCS) related questions.
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83 210
Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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Last Post: Go To Folder?
1,355 4,863
Go To Folder?
Use this forum to post questions regarding Cisco routing and switching solutions
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2,128 8,153
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
587 2,378
UK BT Fibre
by Ossian
Use this forum to post questions regarding PIX, ASA, VPN and other Cisco security solutions.
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Last Post: Pix 501 or ASA 5505
637 2,437
Pix 501 or ASA 5505
by spn
General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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1,268 6,985
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.
Topics: 445 Posts: 2,181
445 2,181
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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Last Post: VMDK shrink volume
1,591 7,432
VMDK shrink volume
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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58 207
For questions related to Microsoft's latest Office suite
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142 538
For questions related to Microsoft's 2007 Office suite
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230 852
​Open corrupt word doc
by bramm
Use this forum to post questions regarding the Microsoft Office suite of products.
Topics: 335 Posts: 1,355
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
29 104
Office 365 for home
Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2 and 2012.
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191 705
Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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7 23
For questions related to Microsoft Dynamics, suite of business solutions from CRM to ERP.
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2 7
For anything not covered on other forums (ie. anything except SQL Server, SharePoint, CRM, Dynamics), eg. BizTalk.
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0 0
Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
Topics: 1,435 Posts: 7,228
Last Post: Testing Only.
1,435 7,228
Testing Only.
For good old command line and batch file issues.
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Last Post: Disable truncation
109 511
Ser Olmy
Disable truncation
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.
Topics: 158 Posts: 691
Last Post: auto remove files
158 691
auto remove files
by Ossian
For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
Topics: 800 Posts: 4,077
800 4,077
Dedicated to discussions about the "forgot administrator password" set of articles.
Topics: 709 Posts: 3,301
709 3,301
Forgot Admin Password
by JJKing
Cloud Computing
Covers cloud computing platform and infrastructure from Microsoft.
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12 45
Cloud companies in the future
For AWS, collection of remote web services offered by, including EC2 and Amazon S3.
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3 4
AWS Directory Service
Discussion about Google's portfolio of highly-scalable cloud computing products.
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1 0
Google Cloud Products
vCloud Air from VMware provides the power of cloud with the flexibility allowed by virtualization.
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1 2
VMware vCloud Air at VMworld 2014
Questions and answers about all other cloud services (i.e., but not limited to, Google Apps/Docs, DropBox,, etc.)
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6 27
A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
Topics: 393 Posts: 2,617
393 2,617
D'oh! RAID card and 2012
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
Topics: 2,019 Posts: 10,329
2,019 10,329
For issues related to open source and non-Microsoft issues.
Topics: 42 Posts: 219
Last Post: CryptoWall attack
42 219
CryptoWall attack
MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
Topics: 586 Posts: 3,932
586 3,932
70-689 & MCSA Windows 8.1
by Ossian
Cisco certification tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
Topics: 104 Posts: 551
Last Post: CCNA or CCDA?
104 551
by toddy08
Use this forum for discussions related to various certifications besides Microsoft and Cisco.
Topics: 99 Posts: 598
Last Post: PMP certification
99 598
PMP certification
by Ossian

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  • CasparLaugesen
    Extract mailbox from .edb?
    Is there any method to help me restore a couple of boxes from a file .edb? The mailboxes were recreated on another server due to serious server issues. Also I have normal .edb file.
    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated....
    30th July 2016, 21:18
  • loureed4
    Whales: Cloud providers
    A thought:

    The Cloud is going to throw many IT providers out of business.

    Why?, because Amazon, Apple, Google and Microsoft will have 99% of the business. Any new player will be bought by one of those whales, like it happened with Skype and so many others.

    30th July 2016, 09:49
  • loureed4
    Cloud companies in the future
    There is something I don't understand:

    In the future, 90% of the companies will have their IT infrastructure in either AWS, Azure, Google , or a very other few providers? , just as you join a phone provider over the other?

    What I mean by this:

    There won't be any...
    29th July 2016, 21:03