Category: Windows

Virtual Windows 2008 R2 Time Syncronization

I have a virtual Windows 2008r2 Server operating as the PDC, but the time kept getting skewed. This is a serious issue. From the an ADS Server, verify which ADS BOX is the PDC. From the command prompt type: C:\>netdom /query fsmo From the PDC Server Stop the W32Time service: C:\>net stop w32time Configure the […]

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Weird Error – File replication Service has detected that the replica root path has changed

For months, we were plagued by a ADS replication issue. It all stems from repeated attempts to demote a 2003 server. An error during DCPROMO perplexed the situation to the point no one wanted to continue. Error: The File replication Service has detected that the replica root path has changed from “c:\windows\sysvol\domain” to “c:\windows\sysvol\domain”. If […]

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RDP span across 2+ monitors?

Ever wanted to RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) into a Windows system and utilize your dual monitors for more real estate? Well, I guess many do not know this, but it’s possible. * Assuming you’re RDP Client is 6+ (Introduced in Vista) Click>Start>Run and type “mstsc /v:IP OR NAME OF SERVER /span In later version, the […]

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