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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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623 10,130
Humour - Evolution of Storage
by Blood
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
181 1,129
by Ossian
Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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515 2,513
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2
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2,930 13,845
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2000 / 2003
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16,071 46,065
Server 2003 DCpromo error on removal
by Ossian
Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
Topics: 2,927 Posts: 15,650
Last Post: DNS Setup Problems
2,927 15,650
DNS Setup Problems
by JJKing
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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86 524
For questions related to Microsoft's latest client operating system
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166 813
For questions related to Microsoft Windows 7 operating system
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882 4,969
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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2,812 14,658
Microsoft Networking Services
For questions and discussions strictly related to AD, Trusts, Migration, you name it.
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4,092 20,368
For issues directly related to DNS in Windows.
Topics: 331 Posts: 1,803
Last Post: Dns server issues
331 1,803
Dns server issues
For issues related to Microsoft-based DCHP.
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155 882
Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,512 7,532
For questions related to Microsoft management and monitoring products such as MOM and SMS.
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271 976
SCCM Application Deployment error
For threads related to Terminal Services (TS, RDS), Citrix, CockpIt and other remote desktop issues.
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1,251 5,703
Messaging Software
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's latest Exchange server version
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3,982 17,227
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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84 218
Lync 2013 Possible Certificate Issue
by todd231
Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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1,357 4,871
Out of Office Auto Replies
Use this forum to post questions regarding Cisco routing and switching solutions
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2,134 8,160
Router 2600 series boot loop--newbie
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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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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1,285 7,053
Draytek Vigor 2830 VLAN Routing
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: 453 Posts: 2,219
453 2,219
Hyper V 2012 r2 Storage
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,608 7,497
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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60 215
Virtual Box VM (2012) Issue
For questions related to Microsoft's latest Office suite
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143 546
Reversing A Numbered List
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.
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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: Migration Batch
33 119
Migration Batch
Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2 and 2012.
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194 714
Stored Procedure to count rows
by Ossian
Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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7 24
Sharepoint and AD Syncing
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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Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
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Last Post: Delete old backups
1,438 7,238
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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165 712
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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711 3,312
BitLocker PW Recovery
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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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
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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6 28
A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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397 2,635
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
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2,025 10,352
For issues related to open source and non-Microsoft issues.
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44 225
MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
Topics: 587 Posts: 3,937
587 3,937
Motivation after an exam failure
Cisco certification tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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104 558
Stepping into Cisco world!
Use this forum for discussions related to various certifications besides Microsoft and Cisco.
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100 599
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