Windows Server 2016 RTM Metro Apps Games not working

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  1. vanden

    vanden MDL Junior Member

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    #1 vanden, Feb 15, 2017
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  2. sythrar

    sythrar MDL Novice

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    Use Process Explorer and check for missing dll or something.
     
  3. atgpud2003

    atgpud2003 MDL Senior Member

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    WHY would you running "DESKTOP" on server flavor, Use Windows 10, This is a Server that can do Files server, Webhosting, Email Hosting and Media Server.. Not tend for DESKTOP.. Also, I run 4 servers 4 NAS..

    ATGPUD2003
     
  4. vanden

    vanden MDL Junior Member

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    #4 vanden, Jul 19, 2017
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    I had to use a Windows Server because I have 4 physical processors ...

    But now that I have found how to activate more than 2 physical processors on Windows 10 ... So now I'm on Windows 10 !

    https://forums.mydigitallife.net/th...ore-than-2-physical-cpus-4-for-example.73289/

    Unfortunately this technical (which works very well with Win10 1607) no longer works with Win10 1703 ...
     
  5. atgpud2003

    atgpud2003 MDL Senior Member

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    Really? No. I have 4 processor running Windows 10 Pro! the latest one and works fine.. I have QUAD cores. IF you use Professional should do 4 CPU? Interesting.. One my customer have 4 CPU! Works.. Maybe your bios may not works on your system, I can be wrong..
     
  6. vanden

    vanden MDL Junior Member

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    Thinkpoint MDL Novice

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    Wow, this is the first time I've heard of someone running a desktop with 4 CPUs. Just curious, are you using it as a server? If not, what do you use it for?
     
  8. GodHand

    GodHand MDL Senior Member

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    He is running a server with client apps and such installed, and using it as a desktop. In the end, its core is still optimized for server use. The only reason for someone to install a bunch of client-side apps and programs on a server is to run it as their desktop OS flavor. I will give credit where credit is due: At least he's doing it because of the hardware he has and not because he read some silliness elsewhere that said Windows Server is better for gaming than regular Windows 10 (I've heard this too many times to count).

    I have a full enterprise Windows Server 2016, too, and it's hard for me not to use it as a desktop even via VPN/Remote Management just because the fluidity, debloat, significant drop in idle resources compared to client Windows OS' and the fact that it is not nearly as fragile as client-side Windows 10 and below. The only version of Windows 10 that comes close is Windows Enterprise LTSB (my favorite Windows 10 flavor).
     
  9. vanden

    vanden MDL Junior Member

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