Category Archives: Windows Server 2008 R2

Case of the unexplained: whoami.exe and the Deny flag

In my TechEd sessions “Raiders of the Elevated Token” I used to demo the group memberships contained in the user token using whoami.exe. Whoami.exe is a part of Windows since Windows Vista and seemed a valid tool for this purpose … Continue reading

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BitLocker Recovery tab missing from the Computer properties after installing the BitLocker Password Recovery Viewer

Symptoms You’re domain is running on pre-Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers. After enabling the BitLocker Password Recovery Viewer feature on Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, the Recovery Password tab may not show in the computer properties dialog … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Libaries: This network location can’t be included because it is not indexed

Symptoms When you include a shared folder on a remote system in a Windows 7 library, you receive a message that resembles the following: This network location can’t be included because it is not indexed Cause The folders included in … Continue reading

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