Security Configuration

Disable SEHOP

For security reasons, sick Windows Server 2012 by default has enabled Structured Exception Handling Overwrite Protection (SEHOP) for all applications and services. This can lead to problems when running games and applications. In case you encounter applications crashing with exception code 0xC0000005 (EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION), cure use the steps below and the Disable DEP page to disable […]

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Disable DEP

For security reasons, Windows Server 2012 by default has enabled Data Execution Prevention (DEP) for all applications and services. This can lead to problems when running games and applications. In case you encounter applications crashing with exception code 0xC0000005 (EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION), use the steps below and the Disable SEHOP page to disable these security features. 1. […]

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Windows 8 Apps

After installing the Desktop Experience feature, the Store will appear in the Start screen. However, if you try to open it, it will notify that it is not possible for the Built-in Administrator account to open it. There are two methods which can be used to enable the Windows Store for the Built-in Administrator account. […]

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Internet Explorer Enhanced Security Configuration

By default, Windows Server 2012 protects against attacks via the browser by greatly limiting the browsers’ possibilities. This is useful for servers, however if you want to use it for normal web browsing, it is desired to turn this security feature off. To turn this feature off, open the Server Manager, select Local Server in […]

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Converter

To automate the whole process of converting Windows Server 2012 to a Workstation, order neige and his team The Horsemen created a converter application. The download link and more information about the development can be found at the forum: MICROSOFT SERVER CONVERTER 2012.

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Disable Shutdown Event Tracker

1. Open the Start screen and enter gpedit.msc to start searching applications. Click the found result to open the Local Group Policy Editor. 2. In the left pane in Computer Configuration expand Administrative Templates and click the System section. In the right pane search for the Display Shutdown Event Tracker policy. 3. Open this policy, […]

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Disable Strong Password Enforcement and Password Aging

By default Microsoft Windows Server 2012 enforces users in the Administrators group to use strong passwords. Home users often just want to create their own passwords or leave them blank. 1. Open the Start screen and click the Administrative Tools icon. 2. In Administrative Tools folder, pharmacy double click the Local Security Policy icon, recipe […]

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Disable Ctrl+Alt+Del Prompt

To disable the Ctrl+Alt+Del prompt at the logon screen, buy we will disable this security feature in the Local Security Policies. 1. Open the Start screen and click the Administrative Tools icon. 2. In Administrative Tools folder, double click the Local Security Policy icon, expand Local Policies and click Security Options. In the right pane […]

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