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Change default/installed user information

Often when I install a fresh copy of Windows (in the most recent case, Windows 7 Pro 64; also this computer is a member of a domain), I make the mistake of planning to simply delete the "initial" user ...
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Unable to install Powershell 4

I am trying to install Windows Powershell 4.0. I use Windows 7 SP1 OS (x64 Bit). I have downloaded & installed below packages already. 1. .NET Framework 4.5. ...
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1answer
685 views

SQL Server 2008 R2 installation Error “Not all privileges or groups referenced are assigned to the caller”

Im getting an error half way through an SQL Server 2008 r2 installation. The error states Not all privileges or groups referenced are assigned to the caller. it asks to retry or cancel. Upon trying ...
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2answers
191 views

Can a duplicate computer name be known before attempting to join the domain?

Techs in the field are deploying windows 7 pcs onto a domain. They complete one entry screen, which should give them a unique computer name. However, they are human and end up giving the pcs the ...
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1answer
158 views

Windows 7: Allow installation of software by non-admins?

I'm running a public library with PCs available for people to use. I'm setting up the next upgrade for the PCs, which will be running Windows 7. We use Deepfreeze to maintain the PC's state (a brief ...
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3answers
87 views

Best way to stage a new computer - log in as the user without password?

I have to stage some new laptops for people at work. We are on AD, so I can log in either as local admin, or network admin. This is great for doing a couple things (removing some of the junk the ...
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1answer
93 views

What directories I must backup for re-installing Windows 7 and how if I don't have access to the Windows 7 installation? [closed]

I'm re-installing a Windows 7 PC and want backup all the users generated data to latter decide what data can be useful. What directories I must backup? With user generated data I'm talking about all ...
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1answer
195 views

ASP.Net Web Application doesn't work - IIS7 configuration or install issue? [closed]

Obligatory background information: I'm a developer and I recently got a new workstation. My attempts to get my companies' main web application working have utterly failed. I have gone through all of ...
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3k views

How to silently install any software across all my office computers?

How to silently install any software across all my office computers? All my office computers have Windows 7 Enterprise Edition.
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2answers
3k views

unattended.xml & Autologon

I'm in the process of making and answers file for Windows 7. Mostly it's done however, I can't work out how to Add the autologon to the answers file. See below. No matter where I put the Autologon in ...
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1answer
54 views

Which version of windows 7 should I choose to install [closed]

I want to install Windows 7 on my system. But I am not sure which version should I choose to install. Shall I go for 32 bit or 64? How can I decide that? If I can install any of them then which ...
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2answers
116 views

Is there another way of installing an operating system from an ISO File without using Datastore ISO file

I am trying to install a Windows 7 on an empty virtual machine with the VMware Infrastucture Client. Because I do not have the image on the Datastore, I am looking for an alternative. Is there ...
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1answer
99 views

Domain Admin on Win 7 64-bit can not install programs

The application is a .net application and need admin privilege to install. - If you log in as a local admin, the installation can be done. - If you log in as a domain admin, running the package by ...
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0answers
566 views

Trying to install PEAR (running go-pear batch file) - getting “php_pdo.dll is missing” error

I need PEAR installed. So, I tried running the go-pear batch file inside by PHP extract. But it gives this error - The program can't start because php_pdo.dll is missing from your computer. Try ...
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1answer
49 views

Question about Installing Windows 7 - Unspported Device requires a Driver Disk

In a Windows 7 DVD I see two big files: boot.wim and install.wim. My assumption is that I can modify boot.wim to affect the Windows Preinstallation Environment itself. Is this assumption correct? To ...
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1answer
931 views

how do you uninstall an xampp installation that refuses to uninstall?

I downloaded xampp 1.7.3 (32) on windows 7 (64) in the programs(86) folder. both MySql and Apache refuse to run, they start and then instantly turn of. All ports are free. So I decide to uninstall ...
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3answers
717 views

Which is the fastest and easiest way to install 10 indentical computers?

In a few days I'll have to install 10 brand new pc that identical on the hardware side. Starting from windows 7 professional and ending to applications, settings and users. I thought about preparing a ...
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1answer
693 views

Oracle client installation on Windows 7

I installed Oracle 11g database on Windows XP(32-bit) and now I need help for installing Oracle client on Windows 7 (64-bit) If possible, can you explain me how to do this... step by step... starting ...
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3answers
735 views

Security changes between Windows 2008 (Windows 7) and 2008 R2?

Coming from the questions, for ex., Sharepoint 2010 - “We did not find any results for” keyword which identified the problem (but not solution) with the help of Mike Hacker's blog Crawler Issue with ...
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1answer
783 views

GPO Application Management Woes

So, I am trying to deploy several MSI packages in a GPO policy. All of the installers are on an external file share. Fortunately for me, this file share died and I was put in charge of salvaging ...
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3answers
1k views

SQL Server 2005 SP3 on Windows 7 - No Management Studio

I've been trying for a day and a half now to get SQL Server 2005, DEV edition, to work on Windows 7, 64 bit prof. I install from the disk, then run SP 3. I get a failure on the Client Components ...
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1answer
80 views

Windows 7 setup location

We have a computer that came pre-installed with Windows 7; we didn't receive an installation disk for that. How would one create a setup installer disk from a machine which has Windows 7? Thanks, ...
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2answers
3k views

Can't successfully run Sharepoint Foundation 2010 first time configuration

I'm trying to run the non-GUI version of configuration wizard using power shell because I would like to set config and admin database names. GUI wizard doesn't give you all possible options for ...
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2answers
3k views

Group Policy Software Installs Too Silent on Windows 7

I'm trying to migrate a Windows XP deployment process to Windows 7. The process has been surprisingly smooth, after figuring out how to bring up a base system. We rely heavily on Group Policy ...
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4answers
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How important is it to install on the program files folder?

In a proper installation of an average software, its executables would be in the program files folder; its user data in the user's application data folder; it's non user specific data in the all users ...
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1answer
2k views

Error when installing SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7

When installing SQL Server 2008 on a Windows 7 machine, it experiences the following error. TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup ------------------------------ The following error has ...
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2answers
2k views

SQL Server 2005 Standard edition on Windows 7 Professional?

Has anyone succeeded in installing SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition on Windows 7 Professional? When I try this the installation fail in installed Database Services, and I am told to look in the log ...
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4answers
11k views

Windows 7 Software Installation : Siemens Step7 and Siemens SCL

We use Siemens Step7 and SCL for PLC programming in our company. I recently got to install Windows 7 and had yet to find out that the Siemens software suite doesn't install anymore. - Which is a ...
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6answers
216 views

Upgrading From Vista to windows 7

Will we get same performance of a fresh windows 7 installation by upgrading vista to windows 7.
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5answers
4k views

Replace Notepad with Notepad2 (or Notepad++)

What is the correct way to install Notepad2 (or some other equivalent) in Windows 7 so that it is executed when WindowsKey-R -> notepad is entered? I've tried creating shortcuts in ...
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1answer
11k views

dual boot: Windows 7 and OSX - which to install first? [closed]

The goal is to install Windows (7 in this case) and OSX on a netbook in a dual-boot configuration. The details of the netbook isn't important in this case, I don't think, as the compatibility details ...
3
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1answer
131 views

Is there anyway to upgrade from Win 7 beta to the RC?

I am running Win7 beta on a pc and would just like to update it to the RC. I have read that Mircosoft don't want you to upgrade and for that reason have turned upgrading off. Is there a way to upgrade ...