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  1. WSUS on Win2012: Fix issue that causes Windows Server 2016 clients OS to be listed as "Windows (Version 10)"

    When using WSUS on Windows 2012 (WSUS 4.x), the WSUS console incorrectly lists Windows Server 2016 clients with Operating System "Windows (Version 10)". This is confusing to customers, and causes them concerns related to reporting, as well as the ability to update Win2016 clients with WSUS on Windows 2012.

    This issue does not occur with WSUS on Windows 2016, where Windows Server 2016 clients are listed with Operating System as "Windows Server 2016 <edition>".

    26 votes
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  2. Bug : Task Scheduler Repeat Calendar Trigger

    Scheduled tasks on Windows Server 2016, with a Repeat Calendar Trigger, do not appear to start after restarting the server.
    The date of departure being exceeded there is no more triggering. The date of the next trigger is correct but nothing happens.
    The manual trigger works correctly.
    To reactivate trigger it is necessary to set a later date on the current date.

    23 votes
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  3. Scheduled Tasks do not store domain information of runas account

    If you create a scheduled task in Server 2016, the domain information of the user is not saved or stored.
    Getting the principal with powershell or exporting the task as xml does not show the domain information either.

    12 votes
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  4. Windows server 2016 has the wrong version number when retrieving it by SNMP OID 1.3.6.1.2.1.1.1.0

    Retrieving the server version by SNMP returns the wrong version number for Windows 2016 Server. I'm getting "6.3" instead of the expected "10.0". Using SNMP OID 1.3.6.1.2.1.1.1.0 to retrieve the version.

    Please fix

    7 votes
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  5. Server core version of Windows server 2016 doesn't support DFSR static port assignment.

    Server core version of Windows server 2016 doesn't support DFSR static port assignment.

    DFSRDiag.exe and DFSR powershell are not available to assign static port to DFSR in server core version

    8 votes
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  6. Group Policy Autoplay doesn't work with Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10

    First of all, sorry my poor English. Recently my customer bought two Windows Server 2016 Standard and I have a general group policy to disable autoplay and autorun in all computers in this network. Of course, I have an Active Directory implemented with two DCs, one with W2K8R2 and another with W2K12R2. I´ve downloaded the new ADMX files for Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 "www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=53430&quot; and created a Central Store and I made all steps recomended by Microsoft. This Group Policy works well in all versions of Windows 2012/8.1 and below, but doesn´t work in Windows version…

    4 votes
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  7. Storage Replica Partnership is un-removable

    I tried to implement Storage Replica (Server-to-Server), Once It sets up the partnership, I could not remove the partnership to bring live the destination drive. The error message says that "There is no Partnership between both servers" but I confirm it has with get-srpartnership cmdlet.

    Destination drive is totally unmountable even via Diskpart.

    2 votes
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  8. Bug: Task Scheduler CalendarTrigger Repetition not working in Server 2016TP5

    Scheduled tasks on the current TP5 of Windows Server 2016, which have a CalendarTrigger with repetition configured, don't seem to trigger and cannot be started manually.
    The same trigger without repetition (e.g. after unchecking the "Repeat task every:" checkbox in taskschd.msc) works correctly.
    A TimeTrigger with the same repetition configuration works, too.
    taskschd.msc calculates and displays the next runtime correctly.

    When I try to start such a task manually in taskschd.msc, a message box appears (running any other task works):
    de-DE: "Der Aufgabenplanungsdienst ist nicht verfügbar. Die Aufgabenplanung wird erneut versuchen, eine Verbindung herzustellen."
    en-US: "Task Scheduler service is not…

    12 votes
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  9. MSTSC Should Be More Forthcoming With Diagnostics; Beyond "An Internal Error Occurred"

    I manage a PC that runs Broadcast Software International's Simian application in production 24/7 for a radio station. It is royally impossible to manage the PC via mstsc which reports "An Internal Error Occurred." There is a VPN involved provided by WatchGuard's appliance. The VPN is NOT the problem. Remote Desktop works for the brother PC that also runs Windows 7 with University of Kansas's Telephone Reader application in production 24/7. My hypothesis is that the broadcast-quality sound card is being accessed, with catastrophic results, by the server part of RDP in Windows 7 even in the case where I…

    2 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. Task Manager and Admin Centre cannot see CPU usage

    I have HPE Proliant MicroServer Gen8 and installed Windows Server 2019. After I set non-unicode language to Chinese(Simp), I cannot see CPU usage anymore in task manager, resource monitor, and Admin Centre. Even I revert it back to English(US), it still would not help.

    1 vote
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  12. Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 does not seem to be compatible with Apple OS split view like version 8 was

    Can you fix the fact that Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 no longer supports Apple OS Split View

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  13. Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 does not seem to be compatible with Apple OS split view like version 8 was

    Can you fix the fact that Microsoft Remote Desktop 10 no longer supports Apple OS Split View

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  14. WSUS Powershell computerupdatestatus

    The "Get-Wsuscomputer -ComputerUpdateStatus Needed" powershell cmdlet does not work and fails to return objects that match the cmdlet.

    1 vote
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  15. suing someone to fix and actually test a generic april 10pro install to regain all existing virtual images that a generic home users wants

    suing someone to fix and actually test a generic april 10pro install to regain all existing virtual images that a generic home users wants to use as in all the docker images, all their long time existing virtual box images etc without resorting to worse than Linux powershell lines of code

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  16. Windows Server 2016: Powershell Imports Appear Broken

    Windows Server 2016: Powershell Imports Appear Broken

    Version:
    Major Minor Build Revision
    ----- ----- ----- --------
    5 1 14393 2339
    Error:
    Error: The term 'function' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was includ
    ed, verify that the path is correct and try again.

    Summary:
    Last night, an update was implemented on our system via active directory. Today, I am unable to run file imports that work on other versions (5.1.16299.431 is working fine on my local machine, Windows 10). I'm not…

    1 vote
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  17. WDS , AD DS, IIS, Ethernet Settings

    I've successfully installed Windows Server 2019. I've installed the following Roles: ADDS, DHCP, WDS. Active directory works fine, dhcp work proper. WDS when i try to open the WDS manager will freeze. I've installed in multiple system so it's not a problem with my VMWare Workstation 14. Also i've tried both versions. Standard and Data Center.

    Second glitch it's the network settings. When you right click on ethernet icon and try to go to advance option. On the left panel click Ethernet and first option it's to change Adapter option. You will get an error which said that you don't…

    1 vote
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  18. Hi please read this post carefully

    I am a microsoft trainer for about 8 years so i think its important for you to hear my suggestions about windows server 2016 (the latest update).
    Win server 2016 has so many bugs and you are losing your customers.
    Everyone tells me that master please dont tell me about winserver 2016 any more its not reliable and has so many issues.
    So if you as microsoft server team want to know about all of the problems please send me an email so i will tell you all about the problems that im sure you dont know aboute all of…

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  19. Switch Independent Teaming

    The standby NIC in a Windows Server Switch Independent teaming configuration results in applications receiving duplicate broadcasts or multicasts. This is incorrect design and make switch independent teaming unusable in many use cases. Broadcasts or multi-casts on the standby adapter should be discarded.

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  20. Make Windows Deployment Server stop breaking on updates

    Every time there is a major 6-month update for Windows Server 2016, my Windows Deployment Server will break and we will not be able to image computers without a complete re-install of Windows Server.

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