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How to set time server on PDC

  1. Log in to your PDC Server and open the command prompt as administrator.
  2. Configure the external time sources, type: w32tm /config /syncfromflags:manual /manualpeerlist:0.pool.ntp.org
  3. Make your PDC a reliable time source for the clients.
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Microsoft Windows Server

Crack local password

Recently had an issue where the local Administrator password was lost for a Windows 2008 R2 server.

This is how I changed the password of the Administrator’s account using the Windows 2008 R2 installation DVD / ISO image. 209 more words

Windows Server 2008 R2

Reducing the size of your Windows.edb (Search) and DataStore.edb (Update) databases

Windows Search: Windows.edb

If you use Windows Search (I don’t: I use Everything by¬†VoidTools), your Windows.edb can grow ridiculously large. It is a single file, though it appears to be in two places because there is a symbolic link from… 253 more words

Power User

Change CD/DVD Drive Letter using Powershell

Every organization has a standard for the way they configure or assign drive letter to CD/DVD Drive. During Windows OS deployment CD/DVD Drive are assigned the next available drive letter once the OS is applied. 160 more words

How to clear windows server backup history?

Windows Server Backup is the built-in tool in Windows Server 2008/R2 that allows you to backup and restore files, folders, and critical system data such as the System State, entire volumes and even the full server itself. 226 more words


HOWTO: Win2k8R2 Reset Local Administrator Password

How to Change a Local Administrator Password with Group Policy

We will use Group Policy Preferences to set password on local user account