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  1. After your update my computer abruptly shuts off. HP ran an hardware check and there is no hardware problem. YOU HAVE NO SUPPORT FOR THIS PR

    After your update my computer abruptly shuts off. HP ran an hardware check and there is no hardware problem. YOU HAVE NO SUPPORT FOR THIS PROBLEM. WHY ????????????

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  2. Scroll to Change The Wall

    Nothing..lets give scroll up down button of mouse a work to change the desktop wallpaper if the user keeps on scrolling. The user can make a collection of wallpapers assigning each wallpaper a mood or can keep group of wallpapers in a different package of different moods..i think you are getting it what i mean, And then he dont need to always go through setting to change the wallpaper he just need to scroll up or down using mouse.

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  3. make it more intuitive. For normal everyday users. I know of many new Apple users who have been using PC's for years have given up on Apple

    make it more intuitive for normal everyday users. I know of many new Apple users who have been using PC's for years have given up on Apple because of the confusing operating system. You need feedback from regular users, not nerds ! Make Siri more useful - not only to suggest answers but to provide solutions as well.

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  4. LPD on Windows Server 2016

    If there is no LPD what is alternative to this?

    LPD helps for remote printing:

    User Computer->Print Server->Another Print Server (with LPD Service listening on port 515 for incoming requests)->Printer

    In above architecture assume "Another Print Server (with LPD Service listening on port 515 for incoming requests)" cannot be removed from architecture?

    Without LPD how do I achieve the above?

    1 vote
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  5. Integrate Servicing Stack Updates (SSU) into Cumulative Updates (CU) so that we don't need to worry about installation order.

    Periodically Microsoft releases an update to the Servicing Stack. As of this posting, the latest SSU for Server 2016 is KB4132216. These updates can throw off WSUS admins if they aren't applied before Cumulative Updates. Please simplify the update process by including the SSU update in the CU.

    3 votes
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  6. windows 10 disk manager- extend volume does not appear

    my local disk E of 450 MB with a system reserved of 16.1 MB and another area called Other of 399 MB ( not folders ) only 34 MB of free space, disk nearly full message all the time.
    disk manager extend volume does not appear, or I can't find it.
    I assume that increasing the size ( volume ) of disk E will resolve the problem. Could the area called Other be investigated in some way or be deleted of unknown things are in it ?? I'm not IT literate.

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  7. Not able to add Notes / annotation on Hyper-V VM

    Hello,

    Is there any way possible to add Annotations on Newly created Hyper-V VM (either using Failover Cluster Manager OR Hyper-V Manager).

    Annotations are the details which would be helpful to know the exact reason of creation of the Hyper-V VM.

    Regards,
    Sud

    2 votes
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  8. Remove Xbox Live related services from Server 2016

    IMHO "Xbox Live Game Save" service left in a product aimed for corporate use is a bit embarrassing.

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  9. 10 votes
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  10. Schedule what days full backups occur and what days incremental backups occur

    It should be simple to schedule in the GUI what days FULL backups occur - e.g. Sunday and what days incremental backups occur - e.g. Monday -Saturday. Again this should be in the GUI - no scripts, no powershell.

    3 votes
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  11. Hyper-V Replica Failover with running VMs

    Hyper-V Replica Failover with running VMs. Eliminate the need to shutdown the VM.

    2 votes
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  12. Add file hash checking capability to Task Scheduler

    Scheduled Tasks should have the ability to verify a file’s authenticity prior to executing. For example, if a Scheduled Task is executing a PowerShell script that is being run with an account that has Domain Admin rights, anyone that has access to modify the PowerShell script on the server essentially has Domain Admin rights.
    If there was an option added to the Scheduled Task setup where the owner could input the file hash of the PowerShell script and Task Scheduler checked the hash prior to executing the script, it would eliminate unauthorized changes.
    One example where this would stop malicious…

    8 votes
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  13. More flexibility in Windows Server Backup Scheduling

    Current daily only (or more frequent) schedules in Server Backup mean that this does not work well on larger servers where the maintenance mode initiated for large (TB) volumes can mean backup running almost continuously. If Server Backup could have ability to run backups less frequently and with multiple schedules without having to manually configure this as command-line jobs through Task Scheduler (i.e. every Tue @ 3am backup system volumes, daily backup fast moving data volumes, every week or even two weekly backup of slow moving TB volumes, etc.), this would make the built in capabilities much more applicable in…

    15 votes
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  14. Hybrid Search of File Server with Office 365.

    I want to search files on on-pre file servers by Office 365 Search without SharePoint Server.

    Office 365 Hybrid Search with SharePoint Server 2016 can search files in on-pre file servers.
    I want Office 365 Hybrid Search with Windows Search.

    5 votes
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  15. Remove insecure protocols from builtin VPN/Wifi

    Default VPN/WiFi settings shouldn't allow insecure connections, nor allow users to override acceptable CAs for a connection without the user acknowledging that what they're doing is very risky.

    6 votes
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  16. suomenkielinen windows ei toimi ohjeiden suhteen

    suomenkielinen windows ei toimi ohjeiden suhteen esim. levynhallinta kirjaimen muuttaminen

    1 vote
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  17. Improve Windows security

    I propose that all remote and sharing programs be installable, but not installed until the user requests the functionality. They should be uninstallable down to the last registry entry and file. This is for single users who who are the superuser.

    User should have settings stored, but not files.

    Any files that 3rd parties want to install, should be installed into the 'Program files' area. No files or settings should go into the Windows area.

    No future Windows version should allow 3rd party apps to access the internet directly.

    All application that want to access the internet should go through…

    2 votes
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  18. I was interested in an audio format to study on the road. Will this able me made available?

    I was downloading the DOC for Getting started with Server 2016 and could not find an audio format, I would like to see this added for those that can not read or would like to study on the road.

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  19. To improve Windows Server I suggest you get rid o this piece of **** win 10

    Win 7 is great just update that and agree that you screwed up with 10

    2 votes
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  20. set a reminder in day/time clock

    We have a clock (date/time) on every Windows system. I would like to see a reminder clock. Currently scheduling a task in a scheduler is tedious process. See if you like it.
    Thanks
    _Mayur Bagmar

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