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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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630 10,170
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: Email notifications
205 1,161
Email notifications
by Blood
Server Operating Systems
For questions related to Microsoft's latest server OS
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12 33
For questions related to Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2
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608 2,886
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2
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2,973 14,014
For questions related to Microsoft Windows Server 2000 / 2003
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7,605 37,618
Can't access file as path is too long.
by Ossian
Dedicated to issues related to Microsoft Small Business Server 2000/2003/2008/2011
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2,937 15,717
Server name and domain name
by Ossian
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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100 562
Windows 10 Manual Backup
by Blood
For questions related to Microsoft's latest client operating system
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164 803
Transfer windows to other laptop
For questions related to Microsoft Windows 7 operating system
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901 5,037
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
For questions and discussions strictly related to AD, Trusts, Migration, you name it.
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4,132 20,520
Change Time to Isolated Domain
For issues directly related to DNS in Windows.
Topics: 343 Posts: 1,861
343 1,861
Unnecessary DNS records
For issues related to Microsoft-based DCHP.
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158 901
Ever seen a DHCP install do this?
Group Policies, Administrative templates, loopbacks, security settings, you name it.
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1,528 7,593
For questions related to Microsoft management and monitoring products such as MOM and SMS.
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276 992
For threads related to Terminal Services (TS, RDS), Citrix, CockpIt and other remote desktop issues.
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1,254 5,716
Messaging Software
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's latest Exchange server version
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5 9
Mailbox Report I Can Send To Users
Deals with issues related to Microsoft Exchange 2007/2010/2013
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4,057 17,480
Deals with issues related to Microsoft's Exchange servers
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6,371 28,780
A place for all your Microsoft Lync Server and Office Communications Server (OCS) related questions.
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86 222
Use this forum for posts related to the Microsoft Outlook client
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1,363 4,900
Use this forum to post questions regarding Cisco routing and switching solutions
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2,155 8,251
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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645 2,465
General networking questions that do not fit into one of the more specific forums found on this board.
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1,305 7,193
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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464 2,241
For questions related to VMWare virtualization products
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1,636 7,570
Transferring VM to New Storage
Stuff that's not directly related to either Microsoft or VMware virtualization products, such as Oracle Virtual Box, Xen etc.
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61 211
For questions related to Microsoft's latest Office suite
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4 9
MS Excel Custom Printing
by Ossian
For questions related to Microsoft's Office 2010/2013
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146 568
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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53 185
Active Directory Sync
Microsoft BackOffice
For issues related to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008/R2, 2012 and 2016.
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199 744
Discussion of a web application framework and platform developed by Microsoft.
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17 49
Sharepoint Search Server alternative
by Blood
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
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.
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1,455 7,305
Filtering Findstr results
by Rems
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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189 817
For all Firewall, penetration testing, port scanning tools, sniffers and other general security related issues.
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809 4,131
Removing Wireless Connections
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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15 60
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 2
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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9 42
KPIs for Cloud Computing
by Ossian
A place for any hardware-specific question or discussion, mostly server hardware issues
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403 2,652
4 Way UK Electrical Wall Sockets
Hardware, software and stuff that doesn't fit into any of the available categories.
Topics: 2,049 Posts: 10,439
2,049 10,439
Strange setup -or is it just me?
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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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
100 594
Udemy certificate

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