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  1. Issue on Windows10 Pro as RDP listener - internal error occurred

    Hello,

    I want to report one issue that is easy to reproduce, it occurs with any rdp client that connects to Windows10 Pro with enabled RDP connections, actually used mstsc.exe to connect from one Windows10 pro machine to another Windows10 pro machine with enabled RDP.

    After ~100 tries to restore interrupted connection the server refuses future rdp connection tries with internal error occurred message reported by mstsc.exe.

    It doesn't matter if you have logged off the session during running, as example did 20 connection restorings then logged off, logged in and did next 80 connection restorings, that was only example,…

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  2. [bug] cannot install some future on 2019

    Cannot install other language or ssh server because every time i try i got error "Check your Windows Insider Program settings"

    This is joke right? I use latest stable release of 2019 Standard not insider preview. I download iso from my MSDN/MAPS site.

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  3. "PowerShell Core" 6.x "Remote Server Administration Tools" 1809 Get-* -Filter * Properties * broken

    Get-AD Cmdlets broken when using "-Filter " and & or "-Properties *"
    on Windows 10 1809 with Remote Server Administration Tools 1809:

    Name : ConsoleHost
    Version : 6.1.1
    InstanceId : 376bfa55-d7c2-41ad-89dc-bc63b357ccb8
    UI : System.Management.Automation.Internal.Host.InternalHostUserInterface
    CurrentCulture : en-US
    CurrentUICulture : en-US
    PrivateData : Microsoft.PowerShell.ConsoleHost+ConsoleColorProxy
    DebuggerEnabled : True
    IsRunspacePushed : False
    Runspace : System.Management.Automation.Runspaces.LocalRunspace

    Get-ADobject -Server $Forest.DomainNamingMaster -Credential $Creds.$ForestKey -LDAPFilter "(objectClass=site)" -SearchBase 'CN=Configuration,DC=contoso,DC=com' -Properties *
    Get-ADobject : Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-ADobject -Server $Forest.DomainNamingMaster -Credential $Creds.$F ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-ADObject], NullReferenceException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : ActiveDirectoryCmdlet:System.NullReferenceException,Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.Commands.GetADObject

    Same Windows…

    3 votes
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  4. pagefile

    Following this discussion:
    https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/c5f2786c-ffac-4f14-b7a9-00612cdf784e/server-2016-vm-hangs-shutting-downrestarting-when-the-pagefile-is-on-a-different-vhdx?forum=winserverhyperv

    The core problem is the following, for example (simple config), for Exchange or SQL servers in a HYPER-V VM under Windows 2016:

    systemdrive for windows system (and sql, exchange core),
    datadrive for mbx data or sql-databases
    datadrive for log file
    drive for pagefile

    We create for all this drive a separat VHDX file and add this to the VM as SCSI drive.

    The drive for pagefile (fast SSD, NVMe or other) is exclusiv for the pagefile reserved. No other data on it. The drive for pagefile is the only drive with a pagefile for this vm.…

    52 votes
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  5. SCVMM (VMM) & S2D should support cross-cluster migration of highly available VMs

    Migrations of highly-available VMs from one cluster to another while using S2D and SOFS as a storage solution (NOT hyper-converged) should be supported by VMM.

    VMM has built-in functionality to allow migration of a VM from one cluster to another.

    This does NOT work with HA VMs when your storage solution is SOFS on S2D. The VM will be placed in pause-critical, effectively a failed migration.

    I believe this is a shortcoming on the part of Failover Clustering not properly handling storage communication, but not sure as this action isn't able to be automated outside VMM.

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  6. Failed to import VM with virtual disk extension vhdx

    I have exported VMs with virtual disk extension vhdx created on Windows 10 1809 but can't import them on multiple Windows 10 versions. I exported VM with vhd extension and successfully imported on the sames systems that had issue with vhdx file.

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  7. MS DNS does not validate manual entries for RFC compliance

    When copying and pasting a CNAME in to MS DNS I accidentally got in a trailing space in the text selection. Even after verifying that spaces are not valid characters, DNS still permitted its use.

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  8. "Windows Update Cleanup 1.00 MB" bug of Windows Server 2016

    Recently, I found "Windows Update Cleanup 1.00 MB" in Disk Cleanup (cleanmgr) Tool of Windows Server 2016 with Desktop Experience. I know of another bug that is incorrectly displayed as 3.55 TB, but I found this new 1.00MB bug on two machines (Hyper-V VM and Azure VM). I selected this item on my Hyper-V VM and delete start, it will take a day or more to finally complete, and about 30GB of space will be come back. That's good news, but 1.00 MB display is bug, and the time taken to delete is unusual. I do not have the courage…

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  9. SIMPLE not chaos and hyper complexity impossile to understand in less than month lost for update wrong

    update are too complex when wrong, please you must make simple solutions for update errors that works
    I understand why Boeing crashes with Microsoft software !!

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  10. Bug: Can not pin off the Start menu forWindows Server 2019 Essentials


    1. pin off the Start menu

    2. log off

    3. The Start menu is clear

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  11. RS5's strange update behavior of .NET Framework Preview CU

    Today (1/22 PST), Microsoft released two preview udpates for RS5 - KB4476976 and KB4481031. Thease updates are D release. But Preview of Cumulative Update for .NET Framework (KB4481031) was automatically installed to some Windows 10 ver 1809 and Windows Server 2019. This behavior is not assumed. I did not click "Check for updates". KB4481031 says

    "Install this update
    To download and install this update, go to Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update and select Check for updates.
    This update will be downloaded and installed automatically from Windows Update. To get the standalone package for this update, go to…

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  12. Can't launch desktop icons from Settings - rundll32.exe error no permissions as administrator

    This is a BUG
    Why when attempting to launch desktop icons from settings do I get a rundll32.exe error 'Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item'
    EH WHAT? Fix your bugs and test your software

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  13. robocopy needs to be able to refresh folder attributes

    robocopy needs to be able to refresh folder attributes.

    It appears that if I change attribute settings on the source folders, it is not reflected on the destination folders if I run updates in Robocopy.

    Settings is OK on the first run, but it will not update on subsequent runs.

    Options : . /S /E /DCOPY:DAT /COPY:DATSO /SECFIX /PURGE /MIR /ZB /MT:128 /R:10 /W:30

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  14. Fix failure to reconstruct _msdcs bug

    If the option "Network Connections -> Ethernet ?? -> Properties -> ipv4 -> advanced -> dns -> register this connection's address with dns" is disabled , then a DC will fail to recreate the msdcs delegated domain. This option would appear to be responsible for the first CNAME entry in msdcs , if that is missing then _msdcs will not be reconstructed. And might have been responsible for deleteing it in the first place

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  15. Hyper-v Replication stops working

    Server 2016 replication worked to secondary server. Now, both machines are upgraded to 2019. Replication works for hours and then fails. Requires restart of machine (and killing VM tasks as they won't shutdown gracefully) to get replication working again only to have it fail again.

    2 votes
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  16. Removing SMB Bandwidth Limits causes BSOD

    You create an SMB Bandwidth limit using the "Set-SMBBandwidthLimit" cmdlet.

    You then attempt to remove the previously created SMB Bandwidth Limit using the "Remove-SMBBandwidthLimit" cmdlet.

    The machine will then immediately blue screen with Bugcheck 0x0000003b. Analyising the memory dump that is generated presents the following:

    PRIMARYPROBLEMCLASS: 0x3B_SmbBandwidthLimitFilter!SchedDispatchDeviceControl

    Tested on Server 2016 Standard and Datacenter 1607 (14393.2791) - February Cumulative Update.

    See here for original Technet Forum post: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/4283c98e-4326-4a99-ac73-5357d9c60909/removing-smb-bandwidth-limits-results-in-bsod?forum=ws2016

    Matt Hibberd

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  17. 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.

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  18. Windows Server Insider Preview 18334 enter-pssession do not get-windowsfeature

    In enter - pssession to Windows Server Insider Preview 18334, when get - windowsfeature is executed, the following message appears.

    Remote host method get_WindowSize is not implemented.
         + CategoryInfo: ResourceUnavailable: (:) [out-lineoutput], PSRemotingDataStructureException

         + FullyQualifiedErrorId: System.Management.Automation.Remoting.PSRemotingDataStructureException, Microsoft.PowerShell.Commands.OutLineOutputCommand

    Although the installation itself has been successful, the install-Windows feature-name "Data-Center-Bridging", "Failover-Clustering", "Hyper-V", "RSAT-Clustering-PowerShell", "Hyper-V-PowerShell" "FS-Data-Deduplication" -IncludeManagementTools
    The same message is also displayed in the execution.

    There is no problem for get-windowsfeature running locally in Windows Server Insider Preview 18334.

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  19. bug in taskmanager winserver 2016

    I create a task that monitor Eventlogentries by EventID.
    I create 4 triggers listen to 4 different eventIDs (AD Group created, alterted, deleted) but only on action to start a powershell script.

    Each time one event occurs (only one evententry) the action will be performend 4 times

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  20. Add an error preventing the deletion of checkpoints when the hypervisor is not running!

    I dual boot VMware and Hypervisor enabled versions of the OS and deleted a checkpoint while the hypervisor service wasn't running. The disk therefore did not merge, and when I rebooted with the hypervisor there was an id mismatch for some reason. Please prevent the deletion or atleast create a notification to confirm informing the disk merge won't occur while the hypervisor isn't running.

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