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 ...

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Is there a software available that can backup from Windows 7 client to mapped network drive and provide email notification? [on hold]

We have 2 or 3 Windows 7 machines in our Windows 2008 domain that have special software that write their data locally to the PC. Storing their data on a network drive is not possible. We would like ...
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Windows Deployment Services Windows machines don't join automatically DNS wrong ip

At my work we swapped out servers and starting from scratch. Previously had WDS on the old server and would join computers automatically to domain and push the correct DNS values on the client ...
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Running powershell like a process to monitor for event changes

I would like to have powershell manage network profiles for me depending on where I connect to. Mostly for my three work locations I jump between. I need specific IP off the wireless networks so I can ...
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Remote Desktop Username Logon Failure - Remote Desktop only Passes local Account Domain - Win 7 Pro

Remote Desktop Logon Failure - from windows 7 across multiple VPN and NAT, to a Win 08 R2 server. Logon to the local account has been used and is good. Multiple users can hit the same account with ...
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Add language bar with two settings for all users in domain on local computer?

I have a Windows 7 computer that needs to have both English and Spanish (US) language settings enabled. It is on the domain. Multiple users will use this machine, and it will be the only machine with ...
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way to trace IP address change in Windows [closed]

Ours is a small network consisting of 15 users. We have lan messenger installed in every machine. Someone is misusing it by using annonymous IP address in their system. We traced the anonymous IP as ...
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How to view local site on mobile? [closed]

I have a windows 7 laptop and a phone, both connected to my home wifi network. I have a local site running on my IIS7 windows laptop. If I type localhost, I can see the default page. The problem is ...
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Running IIS8 local server not working [closed]

I have a windows 7 laptop and I want to set up IIS8, php, mysql to run in a development environment, but I am having trouble. I opened IIS8, and when I click on my site "Default website" and click ...
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User Environment variables vs. System Environment variables. Does System Variable always override User variable? [migrated]

I have elevated rights to my laptop but not admin rights. Admin rights are required to modify System environment variables. I expected that if I created a user environment varaibale of the same name ...
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Why does virtualbox only have 32-bit option, no 64-bit option on Windows 7? [migrated]

I have downloaded and installed the newest virtualbox 4.3.20 for my Windows 7, but when I want to install 64-bit Linux, the New->Create Virtual Machine only displays 32-bit option, no 64-bit option. ...
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Certain PCs on a domain become unreachable. Solved by unplugging/plugging ethernet

I have a domain of approximately 30 PCs. All but 3 are running Windows 7 Professional, the others are running Windows 8.1 pro. I've noticed there are a handful of PCs that aren't reachable via ...
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OpenVPN on Windows: clients don't see network behind server [migrated]

I set up my openvpn server on Windows 7 pc. Client is connecting to server succesfully, so my port is forwarded to openvpn server. I'am able to ping 10.8.0.1 address from client. And that's all, but I ...
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Could not start DHCP client on windows 7 home premium. Error 5 access denied [migrated]

DHCP client didn't start automatic. Trying start from services: Windows could not start the DHCP Client service on Local Computer. Error 5: Access denied. What should be fixed please?
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On Macbook Pro, Can I dual OS X, with a windows 7 VHD, with option to open Win7 VHD with as VM once inside OS X? [migrated]

So Im a Network tech, working mostly in a windows environment. We do some work with OS X/IOS devices, plus all the interconnectability between IOS and OS X devices convinced me to pickup a new MacBook ...
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Outlook 2013 won't connect to Office 365 (Exchange)

I have a multiple users with a roaming profiles on a windows server 2008R2 domian. One of these 2013 Outlook profiles won't connect to Exchange on one of the computers. Here's what I've tested: Let's ...
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can I script leaving/joining a domain (and not have to reboot)?

I've been getting this message a lot lately: I'm building a few Windows VMs. The fix is to leave the domain and then rejoin it. It's a bit labor intensive though... is there any way to do this via ...
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Permission Denied on authentication in sshwindows

I'm having trouble for authentication on my windows machine using OpenSSH with following this instructions However the result was not the same. Once I run the SSH using services permission was denied ...
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Is IPSEC used by default on Win7/'08-R2 NFS (TCP139/445&UDP137/138)

We'd like to share files through an Win08R2 EC2 instance with clients (Windows 7 machines) through the default NFS (i.e. avoiding 3rd party software like Dropbox/Aws-s3 etc.). Encryption at rest is ...
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Intermittent limited access to network share over VPN

I'm looking for ideas for what to check. I've got a user that has issues when she connects to our network over VPN, but never has issues when she's connected in the office. The issue is with one of ...
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Samsung printer successfully connected to wireless network but not pingable by client [migrated]

I'd like to connect a printer to my wireless network which also serves three desktop client PCs. The only way to use the printer at the moment is to connect it directly to one of the clients via USB. ...
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Open .xml attachments in “default program” instead of Internet Explorer

Disclaimer I posted this question on Super User without any responses, but I am working on a domain and want to change many computers as an administrator, so I believe it is also on topic here. ...
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Port 445 open to Mac but closed to Linux?

I'm running a Windows 7 Ultimate, and I'm attempting to set up file sharing (SMB). I have a Linux system which can't seem to connect. When running mmap in Linux to scan port 445, I see that the port ...
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Windows 7 VPN to OS X Server error 629, Tried a lot of options

I am having a hard time connecting to my office server in which I am the admin of. I have recently wiped the hard drive and re-installed os x yosemite with os x server. I use a Windows 7 machine at ...
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No admin console, not listening in port when server in STARTING state

I installed a WebLogic 11g (10.3.6) server and an application inside it. When the application is set up correctly, the server enters STARTING state (and henceforth I only see my own application's ...
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How to allow permission via GPO to remove bluetooth devices in Windows 7

We have 'Standard' users who test Bluetooth devices. This involves pairing them to a Windows 7 machine. Unfortunately, each device adds a unique entry to the "Devices and Printers" which 'Standard' ...
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Scheduled RasMan connection to SSTP VPN fails only at night

Background I have an SSTP VPN with a self-signed certificate. It's running on a physical instance of Server 2008 R2 on our LAN. Three off-network workstations are scheduled to connect to the VPN "at ...
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Why is a domain user unable to log on into a Windows 7 machine when Samba server signing is enabled?

I have an up and running Linux-based domain controller running Samba. The server functions properly as I am able to join Windows 7 machines to my domain and then log on into the machine using my test ...
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Powershell: Secure Strings with Sysprep

I have two Powershell scripts I'm building for a Windows 7 image. Prior to the image I run PRE-IMAGE.ps1, and it has a line like this in it: $JoinDomainPassword = Read-Host -Prompt "Please enter the ...
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Windows 7 Intranet Web Service Name Resolution [migrated]

I am running a Windows 7 X64 HP laptop that has two users configured, one for my wife and one for myself. I also run a Microsoft 2003 web server providing access to three web sites, ...
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Remote Computer Management from Active Directory Snap-In fails with DCOM error 10006

So here's a little background. Our system originally started with Windows Server 2003 machines and eventually over time expanded and grew. We still have a few Server 2003's but they're being removed. ...
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Number of previous logons to cache - is there any way to override the limit of 50?

The goal is to have over 100 users be able to log into an offline machine using their cached domain credentials. Is there any way to override the limit? Do I have any other options for storing ...
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WMI Win32_UserAccount class missing on WIndows POSReady 7?

I'm working on a script that must enumerate users and their SIDs on both Windows 8.1 and Windows Embedded POSReady 7. The WMI Win32_UserAccount class works great for this on 8.1, but the class seems ...
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Windows 7 login issues

I have one user who has been having this issue I have never seen before. She is always having issues starting up her machine, such as Windows getting stuck on welcome screen after logging in, or stuck ...
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User logged in with temporary profile

User logs into a domain-joined Windows 7 Pro PC and gets the temporary profile error pop-up. Event 1511 User Profile Service in Event Viewer logs. Typically with this problem I delete a user's ...
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Batch/Powershell file wont run via Task Scheduler during logoff

I'm having trouble getting my Powershell file to run from Task Schedule during logoff. In short, I'm trying to upload my NTUSER.DAT (roaming profile) to my profiles folder on the file server. Dynamic ...
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Can I limit IIS to use one rather than two processors

Our ASP.NET app uses a component that is licensed by the number of processor cores. Unfortunately, our customer wants to deploy the app onto a multi-function server (IIS, SQL Server, file server, ...
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Set MTU of interface via powershell

I'm trying to set the MTU for a physical interface programmatically on Windows 7: PS> (Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration | Where { $_.Description -match '^Red Hat.*#2' }) ...
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“Group policy client service failed. The logon access is denied” when copying roaming profiles to new server. (Samba)

We have perfectly working roaming profiles on Samba 3.3.10 (SuSE) with Windows 7 clients. We configured our new server with same domain name, Samba 4.1.11 (Debian). On the new server, for newly ...
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Allowing a CGI-EXE app to access the registry

I have an exe app that I run on IIS (from C:\inetpub\wwwwroot in DefaultAppPool) and needs to access the registry, but it doesn't work, it seems like it doesn't have permission. What's weird is I ran ...
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Exe is requiring elevated privileges unless it is renammed

Running windows 7 sp1. I have an application that when installed via MSI requires the program's exe to run with elevated credentials. When I rename the exe it no longer runs with elevated ...
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Windows 7 computer: “No internet access”, can browse internet, can remote into it, cannot activate office 2013, cannot join domain

Like the title says, I've got a Windows 7 machine that connects to the network just fine, I can use it to browse the web, including https://officesetup.getmicrosoftkey.com/, I can connect to it via ...
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Forcing clients to get new IP Address from DHCP Server

I am running a DHCP server on Debian Wheezy, with isc-dhcp-server. Because people were connecting unauthorized machines, my DHCP leases were running thin, and eventually, authorized machines could not ...
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BITS policies to limit bandwitdth usage is not taking effect

We have a fleet of roughly 1300 Windows 7 SP1 clients who use a centralized WSUS server to download updates from. We've implemented the following BITS policy to limit the bandwidth during working ...
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Bugzilla LDAP Configuration [closed]

In Bugzilla all the parameters are working for me but LDAP alone not synchronizing with my AD Server. can you give me the steps to configure LDAP in Bugzilla 4.6.6 on Windows 7. Eg my server is ...
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How is NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS env variable generated?

I have a couple of HP BL460Cs that are being tested to determine which processor we want to go with when we start upgrading our equipment, and there's a problem with this environment variable on one ...
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Faulty inetres.adml on Windows 7 client?

I am a system integrator in training and I've been running into an issue when setting up our systems. After installing all updates on Windows 7 there is an error message when opening the Group Policy ...
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How to get login username of the login that triggerred a task in the task scheduler

In the Windows 7 task scheduler, I have a task that runs when any user logs on. This task is run as Administrator so it can get the proper priviliges and runs a bat file. I would like to pass in the ...
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gpupdate fails, access denied - event ID 1055

I became aware of this issue yesterday after pushing out GPO for Software Policy Restrictions. I am unable to push out MSI installations to certain computers. I went to look at the one of the ...
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Powershell script scheduled task will not end

I want to use this Powershell script to automate some backups on Win7 machines. When run manually from the Powershell terminal the script runs as advertised and ends after a few seconds (it is a small ...
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Import Module from newer Powershell Version

I was asking myself if I could import PowerShell modules from a newer Windows version. The *-NetAdapter CMDLets in Windows 8 and 8.1 are quite nice, so I wanted to use 'em in Windows 7 too. ...