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  1. 144 votes
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  2. 33 votes
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  3. the Server Core App Compat FOD should be available to download with Patches

    When trying to cook up an Image for our cloud deployments on Windows Server Core 20H2 with the Server Core App Compat FOD
    we are starting with a Nov 2020 Patched windows Core SAC image, and then we are trying to add the App Compat FOD.

    But after installing the App Compat FOD, the Get-updates want us to also reinstall the Nov 2020 15 GB patch

    It seems that the installation of the App Compat FOD , installs old libraries , and then even if that OS is patched, now a new OS patch has to be installed.

    this is…

    2 votes
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  4. RSAT on Windows 10 2004

    We have search the Web and cannot install RSAT on this OS. nothing works. even after tearing holes in our security , we have fiddled and broken WSUS. and still we cannot get the RSAT tools installed.
    We have the stand alone installer, we have tried the option feature approach. It simply will not install because we have a WSUS server. The end game over thats all folk, go back Windows 10 1809 so that you can work.

    6 votes
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  5. BUG with Set-ClusterLog -Size and the FailoverClustering_Diagnostic log

    Trying to set the cluster log size via Set-ClusterLog will cause the FailoverClustering_Diagnostic event log maximum size to balloon to 18014398507384832KB. That is 18014 PB!

    We have two separate Server 2019 Hyper-V Clusters that this affected. A MSFT employee on the Q&A site confirmed this also happened in her test environment.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/154230/why-is-the-default-size-for-the-failoverclustering.html

    3 votes
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  6. Update 10.2.1646.0 broke the app.

    I just received update 10.2.1646.0 from the store this morning and now every time I login to a remote desktop it freezes after about 30-60 seconds and has to be restarted. Needless to say, pretty unusable.

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  7. Remote Desktop app suddenly is gone

    While working in Windows 10, and having 3 open RDP sessions on various servers, the Remote Desktop app and it's 3 open RDP windows are suddenly gone.

    I am also using Windows desktops and use CTRL+WIN arrow left/right to switch between them. To avoid issues for that, I switched the RDP app settings to use shortcut only from Local PC.

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  8. Can't use RDS with a Microsoft account linked computer.

    Pretty self explanatory. Local accounts work, but once you switch to a Microsoft account it just doesn't accept any username or password. (EX: email and ms, email and pin, username and pin, username and ms password, username and local password, email and local password, ETC.)

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  9. Disk Management under a non-domain account cannot detach VHDs on network shares

    To reproduce:

    1) Run Disk Management as a user that both:
    - is a local admin, and
    - has domain credentials to access some network share

    2) "Attach VHD", choose a .vhdx file stored on a network share.

    3) Run Disk Management as a user that both:
    - is a local admin, and
    - does not have domain credentials

    4) Right-click the VHD's item in the Disk list, click "Detach VHD"

    Observe that a dialog pops up reporting the UNC path to the VHD file, which is of course already a bad sign.
    Click OK.
    Observe that an dialog pops…

    2 votes
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  10. 5 votes
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  11. nslookup ignores "set port"

    nslookup in Windows 10 and Server 2016 ignore the "set port" parameter. It always tries to use port 53 regardless. I verified this via packet captures.

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  12. Fix the registry error that appears after adding the ADDS role on Windows Server 2019 Datacenter edition 1809

    When installing the ADDS role on Windows server 2019 datacenter edition 1809, you start getting errors in the eventlog perflib 1023 for a reference to the file C:\Windows\system32\ntdsperf.dll which does not exist. The reference is added to registry when installing the above role...

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  13. use CMDKEY for remote connections and in the Password field when it has% it cannot read ....

    use CMDKEY for remote connections and in the Password field when it has% it cannot read ....

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  14. How to modify the vendor specilic attribute when setting Radius Server in Windows Server 2016 NPS?

    Hello,

    Windows Server 2016 NPS set Radius Server, the Radius client I used is MikroTik product, its Radius attribute: https://wiki.mikrotik.com/wiki/Manual:RADIUSClient/vendordictionary, I set the vendor specilic in NPS, As shown in the screenshot below, MikroTik Radius attributes Mikrotik-Wireless-VLANID and Mikrotik-Wireless-VLANIDtype, but NPS sends MT-Wireless-VLAN-ID and MT-Wireless-VLAN-ID-Type, how can I modify the NPS Radius specific Supplier attributes to match Mikrotik products?

    Related questions I have posted in the Q&A forum:https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/146708/how-to-modify-the-vendor-specilic-attribute-when-s.html

    Best regards

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  15. hi. have vm ware player and work station, in a windows server vm, have narrator speak automatically. now was able to get windows narrator w.

    have a way when narrator detects a virtual machine, windows server, able to speak. was able to get narrator to speak, and then did install, then it said it needed to be rebooted. and not able to turn on narrator to finish the setup. should have narrator auto detect that a reboot in windows server. thanks.

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  16. Including the Aliases creation during Cutover phase using Storage Migration service

    We recently had an issue using the Storage Migration service tool, It seems currently SMS is not handling the Cluster resource aliases creation during Migration (Cutover phase).

    I appreciate if you could include this feature in the next release.

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  17. Bug in 2019 AD server with 2012R2 domain level

    There is a bug that 2019 server AD with a domain level of 2012R2 is ignoring the Password Policy settings.

    Running RSOP on the domain controller is return the Password Policy and Account Lockout Policy as Not Defined.
    I set my domain password policy to minimum of 10 characters but I was able to create a user with 4 characters and even to change the password to a shorter password. I was able to do it only on the AD and when I run RSOP on my win 10 laptop I was able to see policy.
    I installed a new…

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  18. RD Client bad keyboard mapping

    Using a frenck keyboard (AZERTY), 5 becomes (, < becomes * when using rd client from chromebook. How is this possible ?

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  19. Make something work properly.

    Nothing Microsoft ever works. Always some made up issue. Just wanted to set up a simple remote connection between 2 computers, what a farce. An hour later, 2 computers full of apps and ****, 2 emails created I will never use. Awful software.

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  20. Make character keys work in Linux VMs

    I try to use the iOS RD Client to connect to a remote Windows machine, running VMWare with a Linux client. On the VM the keyboard only works with numbers, not with characters. I read on internet forums that Microsoft considers this a design feature. In my opinion this is misuse of market dominance designed to hurt competitors. Please fix.

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