Category: WIN2012R2

Windows 7-10 and Server 2008-2016: Forgot Windows password

Martin 13/12/2017

If you should forget your local administrator password for your workstation or server, then this little life hack, can assist your further journey 🙂 Insert the installation DVD/ISO to your subjective OS, in this example, Windows Server 2016 The first screen you get is:   Choose your language and press Next:   On this screen press “Shift-F10” and you get a command prompt: Find the drive where the Windows folder resides, it’s not drive C… Windows 7-10 and Server 2008-2016: Forgot Windows password

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NTFRS replication is going AWOL

Martin 14/09/2016

Two domain controllers have perfect replication via Active Directory, but the “File Replication Service” eventlogs, shows many errors and the NETLOGON share is missing on both domain controllers, which will give user login problems and Active Directory tools cannot be opened, claiming that access is denied. Event log on both servers: Using this article – even though it’s old: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/290762 We can read this: Attempt nonauthoritative restores only after you discover FRS dependencies and you… NTFRS replication is going AWOL

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How to install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 and Windows 10

Martin 16/07/2015

When you try to install .NET Framework 3.5 from ServerManager, you could run into this problem, that the following message will be displayed, when you install the feature: “Do you want to specify an alternate source path? One or more installation selections are missing source files…” For a quick fix, mount the Server DVD installation media, either by ISO or physical media, and type the following in a command prompt: dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:NetFX3 /all… How to install .NET Framework 3.5 on Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 and Windows 10

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