Archive for the ‘Microsoft Server 2008’ Category

CredSSP updates for CVE-2018-0886

Friday, May 11th, 2018″>


Reset Terminal license on Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2016

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

While Windows installed with Terminal Server role it does work without License for 120 Days on trail license, where within 120 days if the License server is not Connected the server will stop accepting connection with below error and event ID

The solution was to delete the REG_BINARY in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM\GracePeriod
Only leaving the default.




How to Change the Built-in Administrator Account Name in Windows

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options


Quick way to create large dummy files

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

fsutil file createnew c:\tempmyfile.txt (1gb)

Basic repair Windows Server 2008 R2

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Boot from OS install disk

Select next after making sure the language options are correct.
Select Repair option
Select CMD
CD into recovery
Run the recovery\StartRep.exe

Change SID

Friday, July 26th, 2013

1.) go to run and type %SystemRoot%\system32\sysprep\sysprep.exe

2.) so the Sysprep tool will be open.

3.) Select system cleanup Action, then -> select Enter System Audit Mode

4.) then select ok

Remote Desktop Timeout before login

Monday, April 29th, 2013

1/ Goto: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\WinStations\RDP-Tcp
2/ Create DWORD
3/ Name: LogonTimeout (DWORD)
4/ Value: Specifies the time in seconds – Decimal Value – 300. Hex – (12c)its 5 minutes. – 3600. Hex (e10) is 1hr
5/ Please reboot the server after adding the above key.

Install MPIO on Server Core installations of Windows Server 2012

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Dism /online /enable-feature:MultipathIo

Disable Windows Firewall Server Core

Friday, February 15th, 2013


netsh advfirewall set allprofiles state off

How to Determine a Computer’s AD Site from the Command Line

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

nltest /server:remote computer name /dsgetsite