Windows 7 is the Microsoft PC operating system released in October 2009. It is the successor to Windows Vista and has been succeeded by Windows 8. It shared the same UI style as Windows Vista, but was based on an incrementally newer version of the NT kernel (6.1, from 6.0) and was released in 6 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
23 views

“Modular” deployment tool for Windows 7?

I am new to posting in this forum (although I have browsed it quite a bit). I have received an (unpaid) internship to provide IT support for K-12 public schools in rural California. One of my first ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Remotely install Windows Updates with PsExec

Problem I am working on : I am now in charge of all the Windows machines of a company. All workstations are running Windows 7, I do not have a domain and there is no Windows Server running on the ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Run program at Windows 7 boot without user logging in

It's very unclear from the documentation I've found - https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa376977(v=vs.85).aspx for instance whether ...
-1
votes
1answer
33 views

Windows 7 pro- Normal boot up, but slow network login

got a question I'd like a little advice on. I have a user on out network who's got a laptop that boots up at a normal speed to the login page, but once he enters in his login credentials the system ...
2
votes
2answers
40 views

If network card supports 802.11n, does it mean it supports 5ghz band? [on hold]

I've gotten a new router that broadcasts 2.4ghz and 5ghz bands. But my desktop could only see the 2.4ghz connection. I read from a website that as long as my network adapter supports 802.11a or ...
1
vote
2answers
38 views

Change different domain account without being admin Windows

I have 2 accounts on a domain. I can log into a citrix virtual desktop with the one account fine, but the other won't let me log into anything until I first change my password. I am remote, so I ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

One KONICA MINOLTA printer reset to defaults settings on each reboot - Windows 7

I have a problem with the KONICA MINOLTA 224e printer driver for Windows 7 pro 64 bit. When a user changes the printer settings from the control panel, for example switching from color to mono, the ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Cannot access network shares by hostname over SSL VPN

I am connecting to a server at another location, I cannot access network shares by hostname (\server\share). I decided to ping the server to see if I could reach it, no luck. Pinged by IP and got a ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

virtual box ubuntu team viewer windows login [closed]

I have a weird problem. I have got the following setup: Native OS: Windows 7 x64 SP1 (6.1.7601) running VirtualBox 4.3.28 r100309. I have a virtual OS which is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS which is running ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

How to troubleshoot an internal website intermittently not displaying?

I recently migrated my company's intranet site from IIS on Windows 2003 to Apache on Ubuntu 14.04 and having been having a strange issue: once in a while, users get "This page can't be displayed" in ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Remote desktop rearranges icons, but not so they would fit better in small resolutions [migrated]

Logging into my job computer using remote desktop will make the icons rearrange, but not always. Sometimes they do not rearrange. When I am connected with remote desktop, the icons in the right edge ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Windows 7 Network Adapter Periodically Shows Disconnected

Description: My company is currently working on a project that utilizes 2 servers, and 1 client, running on an isolated network. Periodically, one or both of the servers will lose network ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Windows 7 behavior on network link between SonicWALL and pfSense

I have two networks behind two different firewall at the same site. I have linked them together by using a spare interface on each device. Network 1 - pfSense 10.0.10.0/24 Network 2 - SonicWALL ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

How do I use VMWare Player inside an Azure Windows 7 VM? [migrated]

I'm geting this message from VMWare: "VMware Player and Hyper-V are not compatible. Remove the Hyper-V role from the system before running VMware Player." I'm running a Windows 7 VM on Azure, and I ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

WDS with Domain Admin Credentials Can't Join Windows 7 to Domain

I have a WDS server configured on Windows Server 2012 R2 running as a Hyper-V guest OS ontop of a Windows Server 2012 R2 physical server. I've installed and configured WDS and Microsoft Deployment ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

Windows 7 versus 8 Access CNAME'd Share

Here's a situation that came up yesterday: we have a share on a machine we have to access using an alias (CNAME). The machine is running Windows Server 2012 R2, and services Windows 7 and 8 clients. ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

User Unable To Login Remotly

When we configure a computers, we always connect it to our company domain after we add the user into our AD. So the next time we reboot the system we can login with the user credentials since we join ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Removing a computer from the domain

I'm a small business owner, I did have a server in my office but recently de-commissioned it and paid an IT company to come and do whatever was needed to remove the computers from its control. They ...
-1
votes
0answers
21 views

I'm having trouble deploying an ASP.NET Web Forms application (now targeting .NET 3.5) onto a Windows Server 2003 running IIS 6. [on hold]

At the moment, I'm having trouble deploying an ASP.NET Web Forms application (now targeting .NET 3.5) onto a Windows Server 2003 running IIS 6. For a long time, I did all of my development in VS 2008 ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

10GBASE-T Performance in Windows 7

This is my scenario: -Workstation1: CPU i7-3770 / 16GB ram / Gigabyte Z77-D3H motherboard / Crucial CT256MX100SSD1 Sysyem Disk / Network adapter intel X540-T1 / Windows 7 64bit -Workstation2: CPU ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Why shutdown command does not work in Task Scheduler in Windows 7? [migrated]

I've added a shutdown /h /t 120 to the Task Scheduler in Windows 7. I've set it to be run only if my administrator user is logged in and with highest privileges. But it does not work. When I fire ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

How to use Local Group Policy on Windows 7 to allow or block URL’s for chrome and firefox?

I am a regular user not system admin. I need the help to use local group policy to allow to open one domain. For example, www.xxxx.com to open on the chrome or firefox (third-party browser), and make ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

Give permission to network service

I would very much appreciate some help because I am stuck with this problem for a while now. I am trying to do what is outlined in this answer: please see this answer But in those steps, I don't ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

Delete specific User Profil and registry entry with script (Win7) [closed]

I have to delete User Profil and registry entry with a script. When i go Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\System -> Advanced system settings -> User Profistrong textles Settings I have four ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Excel File is not being locked by a certain user

I have a file on a network storage. That file gets locked when its in use by somebody else, except by one person. I had about 5 people test it, and only one user does not get the File is locked, ...
0
votes
3answers
83 views

Windows welcome screen delay

I'm having an issue with 50+ laptop/desktop machines. When the user logs into the machine with a wired/wireless connection it usually takes up to 5 minutes to get past the "Welcome screen" on Windows ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

VMWare - Windows Update restarts host, guests lose data. Solutions? [closed]

I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate as both the host and the guest under VMWare workstation 11. I try to keep both host and guest running all the time, though this is not a production system. On the ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Recommend troubleshooting steps for a Dell Sonicwall Netextender VPN that is intermitently extremely slow?

So I'm a developer and need to work from home on occasion and my company's VPN is slow as dirt, only for me apparently. Once i connect to VPN it doesnt really matter what im accessing (ie website, ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Can't install VirtIO Network Adapter in Win 7 Guest

I am playing around with different hypervisors, and I'm on to Proxmox VE. I setup an old server to test it out on, and installed Windows 7 as my first VM, using virtio drivers for everything - ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

samba4 no access to share over domain name on win7

i have installed and configured samba4 on ubuntu 14.04 and Remote Server Administration Tools on a fresh Windows7 (client). Samba4 is configured as a Domain Controller with DNS. On Win7, when I open ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Cannot see all files in Samba share

I have a user who is traveling overseas and is connecting to our samba fileserver on a Windows 7 machine. He is able to authenticate and open the share just file, he can traverse through his sub ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Print and Preferences Dialog Boxes Too Large [migrated]

Having a strange issue that I've never come across before, and although some existing forum questions seem to have similar problems, I have yet to find an answer that satisfies the issue. A user came ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Which of these components should I be using in my Windows 7 x64 deployment answer file?

We are creating an answer file in Windows System Image Manager to automate deployments of Windows 7 Professional (x64) on new PCs we buy for the office: One of the tasks we are automating is wiping ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Homepage setting in Local Group Policy not working on first launch of session

I have a Windows 7 Professional x64 computer I am trying to "lock down" in the absence of Steady State. I have set the policy for the Internet Explorer homepage under Administrative Templates - ...
13
votes
2answers
5k views

Registry key / GPO to disable and block Windows 10 upgrade?

One of our remote Windows 7 Professional users just reported that he received an Upgrade Reservation Offer for Windows 10. It appears the Get Windows 10 "App" running in his system tray is legit. So ...
-2
votes
1answer
30 views

group policy preferences missing in windows 7 [closed]

I have Windows 7 Professional 64-bit which is part of a workgroup network (no Windows server or Active Directory). I have an MMC console containing local group policies for Administrative and ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Assigning labels to unallocated space in HD in Windows 7 [migrated]

I want to format an unallocated space of 60GB in my hard disk to fat32(for installing Linux) using the fat32format GUI as described in this page. But the problem is the windows disk manager doesn't ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Print text file with folder file names [closed]

So i have been tasked with getting folder and file names for a portable hard drive. Currently I'm not sure how to go about doing this I know the standard command prompt way to go about it, but let's ...
0
votes
0answers
77 views

Scheduled Task is not able to write to file on server

We recently moved from an SBS2003 domain to one with Windows Server 2012R2. This machine is our DC and acts as a fileserver as well. Our client machines are all running Windows 7. I have had a ...
1
vote
2answers
366 views

IPSec VPN set up (Windows)

I am working on a project which needs to call a web service that can only be accessed whilst being connected via a VPN. The legacy platform that we're migrating from ran on OpenBSD and used the ...
-3
votes
0answers
9 views

Windows 7 company licenses [duplicate]

In a company they have 100 MS licenses OVS A07-00205. The computers will be changed, but will remain under 100 (will not add more). Is the license still valid on the new computers ?
0
votes
1answer
22 views

User loads temp profile every login

I have a pc where only 1 domain user keeps getting a temp profile each time that user logs in. I tried logging with a different user on the same pc and the profile loaded just fine. It is a Server ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Is this a Windows 7 Bug Caused by the Computer's IP in the Hosts File?

Our lab uses several ruggedized military laptops in a closed-network business environment. These computers are running identical Windows 7 versions, networked with static IP's, running Apache Tomcat ...
-2
votes
1answer
18 views

Microsoft RDP mixed mode

Ill currently have a win 2008 server and several Windows 7 desktop pc's with their own HDD connecting to the server. I want to add some thin clients (no local HDD) to my existing environment ...
2
votes
0answers
97 views

Cannot provide permission to IIS_IUSRS on C:/Windows/Temp

I have an ASP.NET Web Forms Application which has some reports created using SAP Crystal Reports Runtime for .NET Framework 4. The C:\Windows\Temp folder contains my Report files of the application. ...
2
votes
1answer
34 views

Change the default location for “Have Disk” when installing drivers

When you install a driver for a device and try to install drivers manually from an *.inf file by clicking "Have Disk" - Windows automatically searches A:. Which I'm not sure why but takes about 5 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Can't change Win7 libraries location from Windows Server 2003 server

I'm having trouble understanding why I can't change the location of my Windows 7 Pro user libraries. All of my libraries that matter (My Documents, Downloads, Desktop) are located @ ...
-4
votes
1answer
40 views

My Remote computer is turned off [closed]

Remote pc is turned off after i stop its windows firewall from service.msc I am trying to make remote desktop connection,but cannot. Getting below message 1) Remote access to the server is not ...
4
votes
0answers
27 views

Windows 7 contains duplicate, identical builtin print forms (Letter, Legal) but only one of the 2 successfully prints

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine with a Lexmark E360dn printer. Whenever the user attempts to print anything, the printer defaults to "Letter" size, as expected. When the user clicks PRINT, the ...
3
votes
0answers
57 views

Get-Process not working against remote Windows 7 clients

I have been trying to run Microsoft's GetNetworkStatistics script against remote computers to enable us to track what processes are using bandwidth along with other tools. I am unable to run the ...