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  1. Make Windows 10\Office 2016 Searches as good as they were with on Windows 7\Office 2010

    In Windows 7, Office 2010 I used to be able to search EVERYTHING that was indexed on my computer, files, emails, .psts, etc. INSTANTLY.

    I have since been upgraded to Windows 10 and Office 2016 and the searches are a nightmare and very slow. I can only search emails while in Outlook 2016(no longer from Windows Search) and it is significantly slower than the searches on my old computer. Would like to have the ability to search EVERYTHING in my computer returned from Windows Search(Type Here to Search) since I regularly have to find old emails for customers.

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  2. 0x800f0954

    I am getting this error 0x800f0954. I am follow this video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_ivxV6MRSw. Is this right to go? suggest some method

    1 vote
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  3. ADFS RelayingPartyTrustsGroup Enhancements

    When implementing multiple RelayingPartyTrustsGroup of substantial sizes, we are running into some point points with the Powershell interface.

    Add-AdfsRelyingPartyTrustsGroup
    - Need a flag to manually specify the name

    Remove-AdfsRelyingPartyTrustsGroup
    - Need an option to specify the name

    Set-AdfsRelyingPartyTrustsGroup
    - Command doesn't existing but looking for something similar to the existing Set-AdfsRelyingPartyTrust command modify parameters found in get-AdfsRelyingPartyTrustsGroup

    Get-AdfsRelyingPartyTrustsGroup
    - is painfully slow currently due to the full enumeration of the RelayingPartyTrusts identifier, should limit results a handful of RPT's to increase performance.
    - add an option to limit the number of RPT's enumerated with the query 1/10/20/100/unlimited/ect

    1 vote
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  4. Bring back the "net statistics server" command to Windows Server 2019.

    In previous versions of Windows Server the command "net statistics server" returned useful server-related information (e.g. # sessions, # files accessed etc.). In Windows Server 2019 (at least with desktop experience) this command fails and indicates that "net statistics workstation" must be used. This command is normally used on workstations and returns a different set of information.

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  5. PowerShell method of provisioning the Azure Automation RunAs account fails.

    When I attempt to automate the provisioning of the Azure Automation Run As account using the attached script, the RunAs Certificate and RunAs Connection assets are created successfully, however the RunAs account does not import the thumbprint, name and expiration dates for the RunAs certificate in it's properties. As a workaround, I have to manually create the RunAs account in the portal. This is ok as a manual process, but I was hoping to automate the deployment of a lab or dev/test environment, then immediately provision a run as account for the automation account so that I can schedule startup…

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  6. Resolve the Windows Server 2019 bug stopping it from booting on certain servers with UEFI enabled when the Hyper-V Role is installed.

    There's a pretty big problem on some servers (at least two Dell PET Servers I've tried so far) that stops Server 2019 from booting/goes into a boot loop once the Hyper-V role is installed.

    27 votes
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  7. RDS HTML5 client resize locking up session

    When connecting to a VDI session (individual win 10 machines) with regular RDP GPU, the session goes black when trying to resize to fullscreen. This is not happening with a session host.

    1 vote
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  8. switch user in task manager without password in server 2019

    Ok in server 2012, I can switch to a logged user in task manager without password if it's the same user.
    But in server 2019, this feature disappeared, I have to type a very long password everytime when I want to change to another session under the same user, which is very annoying.

    1 vote
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  9. Add an upgrade path to upgrade a client OS (e.g. Windows 10 Pro) to Windows Server.

    A lot of small organizations start off using something like Windows 10 Pro for their server, but as the organization grows they'd like to upgrade in place to Windows Server. Right now, you can't do that. So I have seen a lot of organizations stay using the non-server OS basically until the server hardware fails and the recovery needs a clean install anyway. An in place upgrade path would definitely increase sales.

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  10. biometric

    Add Support for Remote Desktop using a Biometric for Key Trust environments

    4 votes
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  11. improve Windows Upgrade

    Upgrading Windows Server OS should not remove static routes. This bug has made upgrades to my environment very painful

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. mstsc

    We have been hitting issues lately with the process in which out engineers RDP to remote servers.

    We're doing away with embedding RDP windows within legacy winforms apps and instead are just connection to the session via ps.

    The only downside of doing so is losing the ability to set a "Friendly Name" title to the session window.

    This is an issue as some engineers may be working with 10+ sessions at once

    I would like for the ability to set this using a "/title" parameter.

    1 vote
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  14. office.com sign in

    The following conversation is explanatory.I have another
    issue regarding MacOS Catalina.I have a Apple Macbook Air, and I am facing huge mailing
    issues after upgrading it.I was using previously Microsoft Outlook
    as the Mail Client and I have observed that is responding slowly to macos Catalina.
    I have discussed with the technical help desk about this issue and followed
    their guidelines discussed about thehttps://supportprop58.com/office-setup/how-to-login-microsoft-office/ .Please help us out to resolve this issue.

    1 vote
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  15. Prevent NTFS Change Permissions from being applied when Creator Owner is removed

    When Creator Owner is removed from NTFS permissions, change permissions is still given when a person with Modify rights creates a new folder/file. If the Modify permission is the only permission granted, a person who creates a new folder/file should not be granted the Change Permissions when Creator Owner has been removed from the NTFS permissions.

    3 votes
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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Bring back the bare metal install to Nano Server

    Hi Microsoft Team,

    How are you? I hope everything going well.

    Long time ago the microsoft decide to stop to Support/Deploy nano server on Bare metal.
    However, this position can be very usefully to work with Container, instead to create a physical cluster with Windows Server Core(Swarm of Kubernetes), we can create a cluster to run container and with it, save space, less update, less security issue e with more performance . This is not a simple solution I Know that. But it can be a game change.

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  18. Allow scheduled tasks to use Boolean operators

    Allow the filtering for a scheduled task depending on what operators are used. Similar to CSE advanced options

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  19. "storage migration service"

    Post a list of what the error codes mean in the error log for transferring files with storage migration service. I have no idea what code 2, 32 or 40973 mean! Would be nice to know so I can know why files failed to copy.

    4 votes
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  20. Error massage that i spend 3 month serach for a slution

    Error message that i spend 3 month search for a solution no one knows what's the problem

    Getting this error in server 2019 and 2016 after closing GPMC.msc

    Error ID 1000

    The massage is:

    Faulting application name: mmc.exe, version: 10.0.17763.1, time stamp: 0x176b88f0
    Faulting module name: GPOAdmin.dll, version: 10.0.17763.1, time stamp: 0x84e18916
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x00000000000bb4cb
    Faulting process id: 0x980
    Faulting application start time: 0x01d50e351f75ca91
    Faulting application path: C:\Windows\system32\mmc.exe
    Faulting module path: C:\Windows\System32\GPOAdmin.dll
    Report Id: 918fa381-d469-4623-9544-9a949e90666d
    Faulting package full name:
    Faulting package-relative application ID:

    6 votes
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