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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Meru wireless access point to controller traffic - packet analysis

We have been having persistent issues with a laptop cart in one of our buildings. The Problem The laptop cart contains (20) Lenovo E531 (i5) laptops running Windows 7 Pro connecting to our greater ...
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What's the difference between running a program as a domain administrator account and running a program as a “Run as adminsitrator” in Windows 7?

When you right-click a program and hold down the shift key, an extra option is displayed "Run As Different User" Conversely, my boss says that if you click "Run as Administrator" you have more power ...
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New User Accounts have “Too Much” privileges Windows 7 Ultimate Edition SP1 x64

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate Edition SP1 x64 (Build 7601) in WORKGROUP mode (Non-NT_Domain, Non ADDS environment). I am the Administrator of these machines and Network. My setup is only a few ...
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How to find out how DNS is resolved on client computer?

On a windows 7 client, when I ping a LAN host MYSTERY, it gives me the correct IP. However, when I do nslookup MYSTERY, it says non-existent domain. I checked both the DNS listed in ipconfig and find ...
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Make local server available to other computers in the local network [on hold]

I'm running VirtualBox on Windows 7, the VM OS is Ubuntu Server and it's set up in such a way that I can access it from the host machine on 192.168.56.101. The host machine IP in the local network is ...
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Starting VirtualBox machines fails with “Unable to load R3 module … VBoxDD.DLL (VBoxDD)” [migrated]

Starting any machine on VirtualBox 4.3.22 on Windows 7, is failing with the following errors: Failed to open a session for the virtual machine Kivy. Unable to load R3 module C:\Program ...
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Local DNS lookups sent to Proxy

There is one laptop in the domain that, for some reason, sends traffic meant for local servers through the proxy. For example: surfing to http://Hostname1 The client has in it's proxy exceptions: ...
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File name: 'Body of Message' Worm name:text/agent.blkzd' [on hold]

i have received an alert couple of times with File name: 'Body of Message' Worm name:text/agent.blkzd',why was alert triggered with the file name as body of the message and hw can i get rid of this.
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Running ipv6 tunnel on windows 7 alongside local dns server [migrated]

I am running an IPv6 tunnel via Hurricane Electric in Windows 7, which has been working fine for ages. My router does not support IPv6 at all natively. I am also experimenting with running a local ...
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I get the error message of: #2054 - Connecting to 3.22, 3.23 & 4.0 servers is not supported [on hold]

I have installed and uninstalled almost all of the versions of phphmyadmin. I have also tried to uninstall and install xampp few times. Every time I try to connect, I get the below error messages: ...
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Running Batch file with elevated rights through GPO

I have a shortcut that specifically uses Google Chrome. We have XP and Windows 7 in our environment, and I want to only use one shortcut for both OS. The reason being is that our environment is quite ...
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“Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, you may not have appropriate permission to access the item”. Why? [closed]

Whenever i try to access any folder on my computer(Windows 7), it tells me "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file, you may not have appropriate permission to access the item", this ...
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Certain users being denied access to a Windows Server 2008 shared folders in a specific PC

We have a Windows 2008 Server running with shared folders and some users with different permissions. My problem is that some day, without changing anything in the server, a certain user started ...
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Finding out if shares are made available offline in Windows 7 by default without corrupting the offline files cache?

We have some rather large shares that people connect to at work, and it would be best if these shares did not even attempt to synchronize into the local Windows 7 offline files folder. How does one ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Compatibility Issues with SharePoint 2013

I am trying very hard to find out whether there are any compatibility issues with IE9 and SharePoint 2013. My users are using IE9 in Win7 to access a SharePoint site in SharePoint 2013 and are ...
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Joining 150 computers to Active Directory

I am a junior system IT administrator. We have Windows server 2008 R2 standard and 150 computers with Windows 7 professional (32 bit). We have installed an Active Directory domain on the server and we ...
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How do I determine if SCOM has been installed on a particular Windows 7 enterprise server

How do I determine if SCOM has been installed on a particular Windows 7 enterprise computer that is being used as an IIS server and may need SCOM installed?
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Win 7/8/8.1 create wireless open/WEP network - any possibilities? [migrated]

I have a very old (2003) equipment that has Aironet/Cisco 350 network adapter on board (no WPA/WPA2, only open/WEP authentication). I need to connect it with PC (Win 7/8/8.1) without external access ...
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How to I assign OWNER RIGHTS permissions to a file in Windows 7?

When I run ICACLS on a file, it returned: foobar.LDF OWNER RIGHTS:(OI)(CI)(F) BUILTIN\Administrators:(OI)(CI)(F) What securityid do I pass to icacls to assign to the generic user ...
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“Removable Storage Access” Group Policy and RSAT

I've seen that there is a capability with Group Policy to prevent users from writing to USB drives. ...
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When user creates folders they aren't created on the NAS

I've got a peculiar problem with one of my users. Often when the user creates folders on the NAS, she can see the folders on her own workstation. She can also access and browse these folders, but she ...
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The printer driver in not compatible with policy enabled on your computer that blocks NT 4.0 [migrated]

First say that i has been very searched and try very solutions, about 10 days. but cannot resolve the problem. When installing HP P1102w printer drivers i encountered with this message. Even i ...
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Accessing VM loopback IP from Host

My host machine runs OSX 10.9.2 and it is running a windows 7 VM using NAT. In the guest machine 10.0.2.2 points to the localhost of my host. However I want to be able to debug the same web ...
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GPO not applying to Clients

I am having issues applying the below GPOs to clients. Computer Configuration \ Policies \ Administrative Templates \ System \ Remote assistance \ "Offer Remote Assistance" Computer Configuration \ ...
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Failed to connect to the System Event Notification Service

Several end-users try and log into their Windows 7 machine, they get a message, "failed to connect to the windows notification service" and it goes to a black screen and never actually loads their ...
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Cannot print intelligible image from remote desktop on local printer

My company has a virtual machine running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The VM belongs to a Windows Small Business Server 2011 domain. We have a remote contractor who connects to the VM via Microsoft ...
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Login timeout for domain-connected laptops

I have Windows 7 laptops that are in the domain network, but are brought home with techs in case they need to work remotely. Login times for those laptops are extremely slow when they are not ...
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Create a windows share on a set of computers when it's not connected to the domain?

This is going to be an odd question but here it goes. I have 13 buses. Each bus contains its own subnet. (255.255.255.0) While docked in their stations, they connect to the network. Each bus has a ...
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Add Java exception for all users [migrated]

My organization is trying to use an old Java applet for their work, but newer Javas are not running it, as it has a self-signed certificate. Reading on Oracle's Deployment Guide, I need to make my own ...
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How to programmatically logout idle users on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I've searched a lot but couldn't find a direct solution. Can anyone tell me how to logoff idle users from a remote desktop connection to a Windows Server 2012 server after a period of time? These are ...
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Why can't I see the Printer? [closed]

I have a Small Network set up as follows: Internet>Modem>Router A     Printer     Workstations Dept A     Router B ...
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Deploying SSTP VPN on Windows 2012 - How to route packets to other servers?

I've finally managed to deploy an SSTP VPN between my Windows 2012 (non R2) server and Windows 7 client. It's amazing how much easier it work with a real certificate and avoiding the self-signed ...
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How can I manually initiate the creation of a home folder for an AD user in Windows?

I have an AD environment with Windows 2008R2 Server where a few Windows 7 machines use FolderRedirection . Sometimes I need to re-initiate the homefolder creation process, but the only way I've found ...
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My NIC keeps getting the same ip 196.256.x.x [migrated]

I have a strange issue with my network card in my pc. My internal network adapter keeps getting an ip that does not come from the DHCP ADSL router that i have connected it. I have changed cable, i ...
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Samba DLC and Windows 7 Clients. Random drop of connection. Kerberos?

I have a Samba (Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu) DLC (Server role: ROLE_ACTIVE_DIRECTORY_DC) on an Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) Several Windows 7 Professional Clients are connected every day and usually ...
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Windows 7: Different window styles for applications launched as different users

Every user has a domain account without administrative privileges as well as a local account with local administrator privileges. Some users also have access to additional accounts (e.g. a version ...
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Unable to access Samba fileshare on CentOS 7 from Windows 7 on AD Domain

I'm trying to stand up a new CentOS 7 server running Samba and I'm unable to get access to the shared directories from my Windows 7 local machine. As I'm not super familiar with CentOS 7, I followed ...
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Redirect file write to different location

One of our proprietary legacy applications writes a temporary file in C:\ . It always has the same name. There is no way to configure this setting in the application. I used Process Monitor to trace ...
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Windows 7 not saving settings

I am using Windows Server 2008 and I created a Windows 7 user. I have installed all software on my Windows 7 computer, but when I restart Windows 7 it reverts to its previous state without saving my ...
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Windows 7 Automatically deletes necessary scanner file from \%windir%\twain_32\fjscan32\ directory

I am at the end of my rope with this. I've been asked to install a Fujitsu fi-5120c scanner onto a Windows 7 Pro workstation. I downloaded the most recent driver from the Fujitsu website and run the ...
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Unable to port forward to VM through loopback (127.0.0.1) [migrated]

I have a somewhat strange issue on my PC where I am unable to reach a Virtual Box VM with port forwarding through 127.0.0.1. It will however work through 127.0.100.1, or 127.x.x.x for that matter. I ...
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How to self-sign Windows 7 x64 drivers?

I have a problem and I haven't been able to get a good answer for this. I want to install drivers on many computers at the same time remotely. The command works but it fails du to timeout. When I do ...
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User can't add favorites in IE

I have an interesting issue where an end user using Windows 7 on my Server 2012 domain can't add websites to their Favorites in IE. They get the following error message: They get the same error if ...
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Installing VirtIO drivers on Win7

Context: I am attempting to convince a 64bit Win7 VirtualBox image to run under OpenStack, and Windows isn't my usual platform. Installing the Virtio drivers hasn't been going well. Thus far, what has ...
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Why would simply opening a folder from a Mac cause Windows to refresh?

Here's a weird one. We have a printing company with a file server running Windows 2012. (Local user accounts; pretty much a plain vanilla setup.) The folks on the prepress team are using Macs to place ...
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Environment variable

I'm using setx to set a Environment variable. My command is setx -m PSR_NLC_FILE "%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Test Folder\" But when i check on my system is set to C:\Program Files (x86)\Test Folder" ...
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Is there a way to publish a site from Visual Studio to an IIS without admin rights? [migrated]

As a local developer I'd like to be able to publish a site from Visual Studio 2013 to an IIS (localhost) without starting Visual Studio with admin rights. Is this possible and if so how? I tried to ...
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Is it possible to set up a secondary WUServer in registry or with 3rd tools client side?

Is it possible to set a secondary/backup Windows Update server in case a WSUS server get down for whatever reason, purely client side ? If yes, how ? I have set up a WSUS server on a small business ...
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Can browse, but can't ping

I am behind a corporate network. I am unable to use git, since it can't resolve server names fatal: Unable to look up someserver.org (port 9418) (No such host is known. ) I can't ping that server ...
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How to activate Windows 7 using sysprep unattend.xml?

How can one activate Windows 7 deployed via an image through SysPrep using an unattend.xml file? This is the code I've written so far: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <unattend ...