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  1. Need Nano Server list of supported features/roles

    There is a list on MS’s website regarding Server Core, but not nano server. Can we get a list of supported features.

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  2. 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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  3. How to control or limitation the checkpoint limitation in hyper-v

    We need to control the checkpoint limitation for developer or end users. Also, ensure that recent checkpoint details, How and when it's created.

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  5. 1 vote
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  6. Bring back NAP / Health Policy for Windows Server 2016

    Bring back NAP / Health Policy Server for Windows Server2016

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  7. Generating clean energy

    Hi there,

    I have selected a wrong topic as there was no other option.

    Topic here is an idea that has a very good potential of generating clean electricity.

    I am trying to find a place where I can pitch an idea to microsoft. I know this is not the right medium, but I have a solid idea which can change the world the way it generates electricity. I have drafted patented document with all details. Can someone help me to reach this to your team?

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  8. available updates for Honolulu from SCCM and not from Windows Update

    regarding honolulu: Are you planning something to be able to see the available updates distributed through SCCM and not from Windows Update

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  9. a better way to serve users

    looking to talk to someone about this idea not give it away top shelf

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  10. Working automatic Removal of Entries in all Eventlogs after x days configured by GPOs

    We need a working solution to automatically remove all entries in all eventlogs, not only for system, app, security, after several days, regardless how big the eventlog is. The limit should be configured with GPOs for Win 10 and Server 2016. At the moment all solutions in the Internet are not really working or are very painful. It will became important with the data privacy laws to have an easy reliable way to configure this.

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  11. smtp in 1709

    With Office 365, the need for a on-premise SMTP Server for relaying from on-premise devices that send email is pretty high. Having SMTP Server in the lightweight Windows Server 1709 would seem to be a desireable feature

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  12. almost most of the mouse is hand held why not make a mouse which can be operated by foot that will also reduce the chances of carpel tunnel

    almost most of the mouse is hand held why not make a mouse which can be operated by foot that will also reduce the chances of carpel tunnel

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  13. 1709 WSUS client scan takes a long time and tries to connect to SLS.Update.Microsoft.com

    Unlike the 1607 full GUI client that scan in a few seconds, all 1709 servers take extremely long time to scan against WSUS (which is running 1709 btw) and the logs show that they are trying to connect to SLS.update.microsoft.com which fails due to lack of internet connectivity.

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  14. Don't delete deactivated Inboxrules in Outlook

    If you have deactivated Inboxrules in Outlook your administrator cannot see the them. Also, if he changes one activated rule or create a new one, all the deactivated rules will be deleted.

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  15. Give option to uncheck "Automatically upgrade any superseded version of this application" for Available deployments to Device Collections

    Give SCCM administrators the option to uncheck "Automatically upgrade any superseded version of this application" for Available deployments to Device Collections. This option is available for user collection deployments, which makes no sense on why you would not give the same option on Available deployments to Device Collections. The option is grayed out and there is no way to uncheck it.

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  16. no

    no more

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  17. 1 vote
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  18. Monitor Windows Server status

    I work in a software company as a systems engineer for many years, and I always had a problem: "How do I track the status of all Windows servers that install, some of which are of primary importance that they are always very efficient and online?"
    I started searching online, and actually there are several services which offer a monitoring system. But they all have the same problem, or are very confusing, or require the opening of some doors or cost absurd figures.
    Then I began to search through the Windows Server tools, but nothing.

    It was essential that it…

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  19. Bring the kinect to Windows mixed reality for full body tracking

    Bring this to vr so it can be new and great

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