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Windows Server 2012 Stop Server Manager starting at logon

When you log in to Windows Server 2012 the Server Manager program starts automatically. To stop this happening, in the top right of the Server Manager, from the Manage menu, select Manager Properties and select the options to disable server manager at log on.

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Disable Grouping in File Explorer

One day it happened. I don’t know when and don’t know how, but one day, File Explorer started to show me my files with groups. Now you may like this format and think it’s the best thing since sliced bread but for me this was disaster. What has caused this? Why are my files now […]

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Enable PING on Windows Server 2008 R2

By default, ping is disabled on Windows Server 2008 R2 installations in the firewall. To enable ping, modify your network Inbound rules to Enable the following rule. File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request – ICMPv4-In). This is a standard rule on the system but is not enabled by default. Enable the rule and ping will […]

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