Any risk of hosting a public website on my home network? Year 2015 [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 6 years ago. Improve this question I have read the following post but it was already 6 years ago so I’m wondering if anything has changed over the last … Read more

Upgrade Windows 7 clients to Windows 8 – can’t we just upgrade?

My shop currently uses Windows 7 Pro (on desktop PCs). I consider to upgrade our clients to Windows 8 (or 8.1). I’ve just been told that if I upgrade, all the software installed on them will go away. Is this the case, and if so, is there a way to avoid re-installing all applications? Answer … Read more

Microsoft Deployment Toolkit: Missing install.wim for windows 8.1

I’m trying to setup a windows 8.1 deployment using Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2013 but I’m having trouble importing the operating system files. The sources directory in the Windows 8.1 installation disk contains an “install.esd” file, and not an “install.wim” file. I have gathered that install.esd is an encrypted version of install.wim and the only way … Read more

Error starting cygwin sshd on Windows 8 [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 7 years ago. Improve this question After installing sshd via cygwin on Windows 8 on a system that is not on a domain, the service will not start but … Read more

LogMeIn mess my wake-on-link?

I have windows 8.1 64 bit with an on-board network card (*LAN: Intel® Gigabit Ethernet Controller driver for Windows 8.1**) Now – please notice : I have created an Acronis IMG right after installing Windows & basic programs (office,antivirus). My computer topology : —-> router —-> computer Ok. Prior to logmein installation – I could … Read more

Windows 8.1 – Group Policy Settings set, but not executet when offline

Enviremental information: Windows Domain with 3 2012 R2 Domain Controlers. I am trying to build a Windows 8.1 in kiosk mode, only a browser with access to specific websites. With the help of GPO – partially with user settings and GPO Loopback Processing enabled – i made Internet Explorer (with -k option -> fullscreen Kiosk … Read more

SMB2? Traffic Crashing Network Windows Server 2012 R2

I am running a network at a school. The server is running Windows Server 2012 R2. Out of the blue about a week ago, I started experiencing network issues. Examples: Can’t log into roaming profile Desktop background or icons fail to load on login Network drives are inaccessible Can’t use the internet (DNS Server Failure? … Read more

How can I check that all files on copied partitions are OK? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 4 years ago. Improve this question I’ve moved my OS and copied another data partition to new SSD with AOMEI Assistant’s “Migrate OS to SSD” and “Partition copy” respectively. … Read more

Windows 8.1 / iSCSI / Hyper-V Depedencies

My workstation has Windows 8.1 and uses iSCSI for SAN storage, which is where the Hyper-V configuration and VHD files sit. When the workstation is booting up, the VM is not able to auto start because “The Virtual Machines configuration 037C33D6-433C-42AF-B51A-F7292A1FB2A4 at ‘H:\Degas\vnix’ is no longer accessible: The system cannot find the path specified. (0x80070003).” … Read more