How To Close Open Files In Windows Server 2008 R2

If a user has a file open that’s on a Windows Server 2008 R2 share, but can’t close it, you can close these files from the server. To close open files from a Windows Server 2008 R2 file share: Log onto the Windows Server 2008 R2 computer that is serving the file share Start File […]
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How To Create A Print Server Cluster In Windows 2008 – Step By Step Guide

This article shows you how to create a print server cluster in Microsoft Windows 2008 as a step by step guide. To create a print server cluster, you must have Windows 2008 Enterprise or Datacenter (Print server clusters are not supported in Windows 2008 Web or Standard Editions and all servers in the print cluster […]
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How To Cancel A Shutdown Or Reboot In The Command Prompt

This command cancels a shutdown or reboot for all versions of Windows (XP, 7, 8, Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, etc…). To cancel a shutdown or reboot, use the following command in the command prompt: shutdown -a Notice that the a stands for abort and that you can only cancel a shutdown or reboot if […]
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How To Backup And Restore IIS 7 In Windows Server 2008 R2

Note: This article refers to IIS 7 which ships with Windows Server 2008 and IIS 7.5, which ships with Windows Server 2008 R2. When this article talks about working with IIS 7, think IIS 7 or 7.5. Back in the days of IIS 6, IIS configuration backups and restores had a handy little GUI option […]
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