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  1. Support CSV direct access with ReFS

    Support CSV direct access with ReFS

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    • 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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      • A new windows server (maybe also a new home os)

        It's already starting to come to the end of 2018. Halfway to 2019. It's time for a new OS everyone! May I introduce; WINDOWS PLATNIUM! This could have more software and updated software. Maybe VMware. For virtualization. A revamped command prompt. And as one user suggested- Windows Hello. Maybe someway to store files for people all around the world so they can access their files and their files only. Do I maybe sound a little crazy? You might think that. With a better OS- A better future.

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        • VR realistic game play

          I would like to help on this idea. It goes like this, you have a building for people to go to in a city, the place has rooms that has these platforms you can run on like a treadmill but you have a safety vest on so you dont fall. Anyways it has it set up to where if u need to run in the game u can run as fast as you can move that treadmill, the difficulty can be setup for slower people to make it fair. Also if it can be a treadmill of some sort to…

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          • i got a windows verizon server Because i like it! Also, it Cost $60. We Have A $10, Sorry.

            This is a Windows Server 2016 Verizon or a Windows Server 2012 or 2013, Please Get it now, Because If You Are Still Grounded, Than We Are Not Have This Everything, Also, Go To Your Room, Go To Bad, And Never Ever Ever Get It! I Dont Know Why, Enjoy The Windows Server 2016 Anyway.

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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.

              2 votes
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              • Is it possible to leave unchecked Network Level Authentication under System Properties ?

                Every time I leave unchecked Network Level Authentication under System Properties at any time I look into System Properties again and it does show CHECKED. Any help ?
                Thank you
                Victor Gonzalez

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                • Make Fixed Virtual Disks expandable or storage tier thin provisioning in Server editions

                  Virtual disks that are created with storage pools cannot be expanded when tiered storage is used. VDisks created with tiered storage must be created as fixed disks making it impossible to expand later. Either change the process so that tiered VDisks can be created as thin provisioned disks or a process that will allow the expansion for fixed VDisks. It is impossible to determine how large a file server will grow over a period of years and not practical to create 30 TB disks when you only start 5 TB of data. Disk expansion is a must for today's ever…

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                  • Can't initialize

                    When I try to initialize the disk it says that disk is not ready...
                    What do I do?

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                    • tell me how to set Optimized Battery not just that i need to.... can't find it anywhere.

                      I keep getting the message that for the health and life of my battery i need to set it for optimized battery. however, i cannot find how to do this. Maybe i need another set of words to recognize which one to choose in the battery settings.

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                      • Multi copy

                        My idea is to be able to apply short cuts to anything you copy, this way you won't have to copy a text like a username, paste it and then go back to copy your other details to login or signup somewhere on the internet.
                        The shortcuts should be like (ctrl+c+1) for your first item you want to copy and (ctrl+c+2) for your second item you want to copy. For pasting it is basically the same but instead of (ctrl+c+the number you want to assign) it should be (crtl+v+the number you want to assign) example:(ctl+v+1 or crtl+v+2)

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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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                                    • 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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