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  1. Server 2016 updates MUCH too slow!

    I've never seen Windows hosts take so long to update as Server 2016 does. Between taking sometimes over an hour to download 15MB updates on an extremely fast connection, to the sometimes HOURS-long process, something is BROKEN! And yet all I see in eventvwr is "Installation started" with null detail as to what's taking so bloody forever.

    FIX THIS MICROSOFT. People have been complaining about this for YEARS.

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  2. Yes

    How I got things to work #1 talkback sucks but it does talk and knows code.#2 write code in search bar #3 talkback like to be talked to..

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  3. new

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  4. please add some x11 forwarding to openssh

    please add some x11 forwarding to openssh

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  5. Connect with ip valid in lan

    Hello. I can't connect to my pc with valid ip : 185.110.244.68 , and error code is 0x3000062 ,
    Im in lan system and my dc is:
    10.7.11.5
    My tmg is:
    10.7.11.7
    gateway is : 10.7.11.1
    please help me

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  6. [Microsoft Remote Desktop for Mac] Display freezes after first frame

    I am connecting to a VirtualBox VM exposed via VRDP. The first frame loads but then it stops. Mouse and Keyboard events are still sent to the VM (I can see things happen in the preview window), but the screen on MS Remote Desktop never updates.

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  8. Bug in Android RD 8.1.71.387 using danish keyboard.

    Not sure why I was guided to windows server, the problem is with the Android RD client.
    In a danish environment, the bottom left key is supposed to be - (minus) and the shifted value _ (underscore), This is the key immediately to the left of the right shift key.
    Using the Android RD client on a Acer Chromebook with danish keyboard towards a Windows 10 VDI the keys come out as + (plus) and the shifted value ? (questionmark).
    Connecting to the same VDI with RD from a Windows PC renders the correct keys, and using the chromebook in…

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  9. Fix the white frameless windows

    The new UI design of making the windows white and windows without frames is a poor design decision.
    If you try to counteract the white-everwhere look, and select the 'dark' theme, then you have a black title bar on the windows, and then you can't see the 'minimize, restore & close' options.

    If you've got multiple 'native' server 2019 applications open, its very difficult to differentiate where the edges of the windows are - so much I've had premier support staff get caught out by it when on remote support calls.

    If you run 'older' products such as SCCM, and…

    2 votes
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  10. Why and how to using CALs

    it is better put a vides clearly about installing both CALs Users and CALs device .
    I am using Windows Server 2008 on local PC , my question how to implementate RDC with CALs on which many Users can access the server concurrently, which one I choose , Users CALs or Device CALs ?

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  11. Storage Migration Service - Quotas and File Screens

    I would like to see the Storage Migration Service include the ability to bring over share Quotas and File Screens.

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  12. Add-WindowsCapability -online does not work if no internet or behind an enterprise firewall

    I want to install OpenSSH server using this command:
    Add-WindowsCapability -Online -Name OpenSSH.Server~~~~0.0.1.0

    It cannot be done without internet access or behind a company firewall, even with full standard internet access.

    We should be able to download some kind of package to solve this.

    5 votes
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  13. netsh trace and/or NetEventPacketCapture needs better packet filtering.

    "netsh trace" and/or NetEventPacketCapture lacks capable packet filtering. A lot of secure and change managed environments do not [easily] allow the installation of packet capture tools for collecting network data, like Wireshark (or the now defunct netmon and Message Analyzer).

    The two built-in packet capture tools in Windows, "netsh trace" and NetEventPacketCapture, can only filter packets by IP address, MAC, and protocol. This makes collecting a targeted trace, sometimes needed when collecting traces on sensitive networks, impossible.

    This is a request to add, at a minimum, the ability to filter packets by TCP port and UDP endpoint. Ideally, Windows inbox…

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  14. {"Azure":(""Cross-subscription.Recovery'"!)

    {Multiple CPU interfaces competeing for cluster connection blocking the other like WW3!games
    "resource": loyaltyclass Resource
    }accessPort.Host@connection.networks\firewall:securities,default-configurations

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  15. Server 2016 jumping ahead of time

    I have found a wired thing, I got a file server that has shadow copies configured for one of its drives and it seems that server jumps ahead of time at some point and creates shadow copies for future. Not sure if it happens because of a bug. I've fully updated the server and reported the issue here as one of TechNet guy suggested. please reachout for more details. janindu@live.com Thanks

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  16. Repairing Windows 8.1

    How can I repair Windows 8.1?

    Sweet Lady

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  17. Offline files

    On Windows 10, Office 2016/2019 can not open offline files from redirected folders when internet connection is not available. If internet connection is available (even public one), there is no problem. Other file types (pdf, jpg) have no issues. The server that stores the redirected folders is not accessible through internet, only on local network. Is there anything I can do to fix this?

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  18. Unexpected Shutdown Event Tracker fails to save

    After a crash, windows prompts the user to provide information on why the failure occurred. This is done at login via a prompt. In server 2019 with UAC enabled (for local admin, and prompt on secure desktop). The system will prompt on EVERY login and never goes away. Only by disabling UAC does the system 'save' the failure reason and no longer prompts on login.

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  19. Foarte bun

    Ecscelent

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  20. OpenSSH on Windows should include ssh-copy-id

    The OpenSSH distribution that comes with Windows as an optional component should contain ssh-copy-id to make copying public keys to remote systems easier than the sequence outlined on https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/administration/openssh/openssh_keymanagement

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