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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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Sharing On Twitter and Facebook
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: Bug in Petri Forum?
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Bug in Petri Forum?
Server Operating Systems
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For questions related to Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
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590 2,819
DHCP on Hyper V Guest
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Windows Server 2008 R2 Questions
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7,604 37,613
Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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2,934 15,708
Upgrade the internet explorer
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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91 532
Windows 10 Can't Map to Network Drive
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For questions related to Microsoft's latest client operating system
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163 807
Transfer windows to other laptop
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898 5,020
2 same model scanners question
For questions related to Microsoft's client operating systems
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3,311 17,659
Windows Vista (552/3,048)
Microsoft Networking Services
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4,120 20,479
Restore Active Directory 2008 R2
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342 1,856
Parent / Child DNS Design
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Dhcp ??
Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,527 7,588
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Messaging Software
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Deals with issues related to Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013
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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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Outlook Android and MIME format
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2,152 8,228
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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643 2,450
Routing vlan to access internet
General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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CRazy PayPal
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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460 2,231
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,634 7,564
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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PST Repair Tool
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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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Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2, 2012 and 2016.
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198 742
Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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For questions related to Microsoft Dynamics, suite of business solutions from CRM to ERP.
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Error updating CRM organisations.
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Windows Scripting
Scripting (most languages are supported) issues.
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1,449 7,293
For good old command line and batch file issues.
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115 528
Problem with "" in directory name
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98 458
For issues related to Powershell on Windows Server 2008/R2, and for products using PS.
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184 800
Script for CPU & Memory Threshold
For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
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808 4,128
Dot Ransom file extension?
by Ossian
Dedicated to discussions about the "forgot administrator password" set of articles.
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Last Post: Lost user password
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Lost user password
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Cloud Computing
Covers cloud computing platform and infrastructure from Microsoft.
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For AWS, collection of remote web services offered by, including EC2 and Amazon S3.
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AWS Directory Service
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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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8 38
A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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Three Monitors?
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
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2,046 10,430
For issues related to open source and non-Microsoft issues.
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42 213
Open source HR Software
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MCSA, MCSE, MCDST, MCDBA tracks, information, tests and other useful stuff.
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587 3,937
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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Last Post: Udemy certificate
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Udemy certificate

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