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Windows: Fix Auth Errors When Modifying Users’ File Permissions

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When you attempt to add or remove users from file and folder permissions within Windows Exporer, a logon box appears and does not accept your administrator username and password.  This may prevent you from modifying the permissions. Problem Cause By default, all Windows servers at sxi.io Web are connected to......
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How to Use a Remote Desktop

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Remote Desktop Protocol or RDP provides access to your Windows Server’s operating system from your desktop, workstation machine, mobile device or laptop. The connection to your server will be encrypted and it offers some enhancements that allow you to attach local drives and devices. Most modern Operating Systems have support......
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How to Revert a Windows Update

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Windows periodically checks for the latest updates and security features for your devices. Automatic updates are implemented with the intention of running your device smoothly and securely. With top security in mind, most sxi.io Web servers are set to automatically install these updates thus saving you the task of remembering......
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Windows: Plesk Login Error: Unable to connect to pipe

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This article describes how to fix a Plesk on Windows login error displaying the symptoms below. Problem Description You cannot connect to my Plesk Control Panel and receive the following error: get_config_string failed: PRODUCT_DATA_D: The system cannot find the file specified. (Error code 2) at Unable to connect to pipe......
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Windows: Accessing Your Server with Remote Desktop

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This article explains how to use Remote Desktop to access your Windows server’s desktop from anywhere in the world. On a normal Windows computer, you have a keyboard, monitor, and mouse that allow you to interact with the machine. For Windows servers hosted on the Internet, things are a bit different......
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Remote Desktop Users Group

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The most common way to remotely manage a Windows server is through Remote Desktop Protocol. By default, sxi.io Web’s Windows servers only allow the members of the administrators’ group remote desktop access. However, the Remote Desktop Users group grants its members access to securely connect to the server through RDP......
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How to Install Python on Windows

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Python is a popular programming language for developing applications. The Python design philosophy emphasizes code readability and focuses on clear programming for both small and large-scale projects. Python allows you to run modules and full applications from a large library of resources (or even applications you write yourself) on your......
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Improving Security for your Remote Desktop Connection

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Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is the easiest and most common method for managing a Windows server. Included in all versions of Windows server and has a built-in client on all Windows desktops. There are also free applications available for Macintosh and Linux based desktops. Unfortunately, because it is so widely used, RDP......