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Skip You have been logged off on Web Interface

In some situations you would like not to see the message You have been logged off. Se you again soon. And instead of pressing the Return to Log On you would like to go directly the logon page after logoff. Start a Command Prompt as administrator. Copy the existing file

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Slow Citrix Web Interface

This is a typical problem with newly installed Citrix Web servers. You may see a very long response time for the users to get to the welcome screen. This is often when you have restarted IIS or the web site has not been used lately. To fix this start a

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ADMX files available

In this post I will list the ADMX/ADML files I am aware of. Some of them I have used in my daily work , there are properly many more so let me know if you know other ADMX files and I will update the list. Product Download Link/Information Link Office

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Encountered an error while parsing in GPMC

After updating the ADMX files in you central store, you might see this error in GPMC: Encountered an error while parsing. Expected one of the following possible element(s) This error is for example seen if you try to open the administrative template node from a Windows 2008 server but your

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Create a central Store for GPO administrative templates

Update 18-11-2015 Looks like the ADMX files for the 1511 update has almost the same problem as the last time: If you previously has copied ADMX files for Windows 8.1 you might see this error: Namespace ‘Microsoft.Policies.WindowsStore’ is already defined as the target namespace for another file in the store.

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Drive Mappings in Group Policy Preferences not working

Drive mappings in group policy preferences is not always working as I would like it to do. There are however ways to change the default behavior. Drive mappings are not done at every login or gpupdate, so in order to change this you can change the policy Computer Configuration –

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Users able to eject NIC on RDS and XenApp servers

When building virtual XenApp og RDS servers it might not me a good thing that users are able to eject the network card . One way to disable this is to change the configuration of the virtual machine. Go to the Options tab, select General and then click on Configuration

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DCPROMO error

When demoting a DC I ran into this error: The operation failed because: Active Directory Domain Services could not configure the computer account <hostname>$ to the remote Active Directory Domain Controller account <fully qualified name of helper DC>. “Access is denied” I found a possible explanation dealing with missing security

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Failed to insert OSD binaries into the WIM file

I have seen this problem when trying to create a MDT task sequence or MDT boot image in System Center Configuration Manager 2012 SP1. Started processing. Creating boot image. Copying WIM file. Mounting WIM file. WIM file mounted. Setting Windows PE system root. Set Windows PE system root. Set Windows

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Windows 8 Delete Confirmation

When you delete a file on Windows 8 it will go to the recycle bin without a confirmation box. If you want the confirmation box back, you must right click on the recycle bin and select properties. Select the option Display delete confirmation dialog. And the confirmation dialog is back.

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Citrix pass-through and NTLM

When using Citrix pass-through on the web interface with Kerberos authentication, everything seems to work very well at first. But then you might discover that some of your applications running on the XenApp server depend on NTLM for authentication. This is where the fun part starts, how do you disable

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