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  1. revert from.ESD to .WIM so DISM will work

    Many of your Windows users depend upon DISM repair so I suggest you revert to .WIM. .ESD can convert to .WIM but the level required to do so is above the majority of your users.
    Please escalate.

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    • IPv6 support on remotewebaccess.com DDNS service in Windows Server Essentials

      DDNS service in Windows Server Essentials needs to support not only IPv4 but also IPv6 address.

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      • Do you even potato?

        Do you even potato?

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        • Dedicated Event Log for Windows Firewall Activity (pfirewall.log in the event logs)

          A dedicated Windows Event log for Windows Firewall activity - like pfirewall.log provides - would make centralized logging and reporting much easier and lead to greater adoption of the built in firewall. IPSec logging to the security Event Log is not a robust answer, as it causes too much log churn for most enterprises.

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          • idiotic

            Continiously Windows Update: "Windows Hello for Business"

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            • Storage Replica - Multiple Primary/Secondary Volumes

              Please allow a primary volume from Site A to replicate to a volume at Site B. At the same time allow a primary volume from Site B to replicate to a volume at site A.

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              • About disk management

                hi in my laptop Disk-`C' having 846 GB so I want to split it to many drive ,in order to trying only half of the memory only I can split means only 450 GB something having option to split but I want the `c` drive only 150GB ,how to solve this problem

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                • 1 vote
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                  • Windows 10 Mobile

                    You could rename the Windows 10 Mobile to Windows 10 Watch but you could stop making Lumia mobile phones but you could making Lumia smartwatch with Windows 10 Watch

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                    • 360 Desktop Backgrounds

                      For the background image while logging in make the pictures panoramas so we can have a 360 degree view, can also be applied to backgrounds.

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                      • Support for Controlled Folder Access

                        Windows 10 offers the feature of "Controlled Folder Access", where only specific executables are allowed to make modifications to specified paths.

                        This same feature should be available in Windows Server.

                        The use-case I have in mind is a backup application. The application backs up data (either from the local server, or multiple remote servers). Data is written to a volume (within the backup application, this is generally referred to as a "Library").

                        Now, if the server were to become infected with ransomware, the backup data would be encrypted, and restores would no longer be possible.

                        Using Controlled Folder Access would…

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                        • Error password

                          I installed in gataway mode on server 2016 in the domain, starting the page by Chrome or Edge I have to save the credentials of adm of the domain and is asking again when I try to add a host. Is it a known bug?

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                          • Support sso in rd webclient so users do not have to log in twice.

                            After a user logs into rds2016 web page when they launch an app from the html5 client the first app prompts them to log in again.

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                            • SCCM

                              SCCM has been redesigned with Windows 10 and Office 365 Consoles. I don't like being forced to use these consoles! We currently have Windows 7 and Office 2013 installs that we support as well as Windows 10 and Office 365. Until these new consoles were FORCED upon us, Everything on my SCCM server was the same and easy for my people to follow and understand. Now Office 365 and Office 2013 updates are different, windows 7 and windows 10 updates are different. This causes confusion for my people! The Root folder in Software Updates is named "All Software Updates", yet…

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                              • DPM - AN absolutely worthless product

                                I would like to see the Microsoft developers get off of their lazy @#$#@ and improve the DPM server. I am being forced to use a product that Microsoft should be ashamed to have their name on.

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                                • how to clean e drive where i burn dvds

                                  my e drive is full from watching movies and burning movies. I dont see a easy way to delete files in e drive

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                                  • create a predictive text option when using a microsoft word document

                                    When using a word document I may use the same phrase over and over again but predictive text is not recognised. Is there a facility or can a facility be made whereby I can formulate or create my own predictive text or make a list of my common phrases that I can simply call up by using a function key for example to input that phrase for me each time I require it.

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                                    • We Really Need Help Finding the Disc E- for external devices !!

                                      Could I please get Help-- I plugged my new MP3 player into my Windows 10 Envy- and I cannot find it-- Thank you!

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                                      • Support for Network Policy Server (NPS) Role on Server Core

                                        Network Policy Server is an infrastructure services role much like ADDS, ADCS, DNS, and DHCP.

                                        We need to have support for this role added to Server Core. Requiring a GUI for this role means more patches, wasted CPU cycles and wasted memory.

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