2003 to 2012 no SYSVOL or NETLOGON Shares

Problem Migrating from 2003 to 2012 r2 Domain Controllers and after doing DCPromo, there were no SYSVOL or NETLOGON Shares.  Looked at event viewer on both servers.  This is what I saw. The File Replication Service has detected that the replica set “DOMAIN SYSTEM VOLUME (SYSVOL SHARE)” is in JRNL_WRAP_ERROR. Replica set name is : […]

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How to truly disable UAC on Server 2012

Just ran into this with an admin account having UAC issues …   The fix: “Deactivating UAC in Windows 2008 R2 was possible via running msconfig (for example winkey+r -> msconfig), going to the Tools tab and launching “Change UAC settings”. There, you select “Never notify” to disable UAC. The same approach is still available […]

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some library features are unavailable due to unsupported library locations

Group Policy for Windows Search, Browse, and Organize. Error: Disable the message “some library features are unavailable due to unsupported library locations” Turn off Windows Libraries features that rely on indexed file data Location: User Configuration – Administrative Templates – Windows Components – Windows Explorer This policy lets you turn off rich library functionality that […]

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