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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Program Can't Access Repository Through VPN

Having an issue with a VPN. The VPN is a basic PPTP VPN which is setup on our Firewall, for a user to connect the simply create a new VPN point it to our IP and log in with a username and password. ...
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Why are Mapped Drives using GPO saying they can't find the network path or do not have access?

Shared drive is being set as the following \\SERVER\SHARE using drive N All drives have no change Show hidden drives no change Titled: "Share" Reconnect: unchecked Set as Update/Create/Replace (all ...
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Apache 2.4 with OpenSSL service failing with “specific error Incorrect function” [migrated]

I downloaded Apache 2.4 from Apache Lounge and installed it on Windows 7, as a development server, and it worked fine. Now I'm try to use SSL with a self-signed certificate but restarting the service ...
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windows 7 sp1 is unable to connect Synology Share(SMB) but Win2008R2 can

Windows 7 Pro is unable to use to DSM 5.2 to use samba service it can get ping echo. and it can use other samba service (windows server 2012 R2) and Windows Server 2008 R2 is able to connect to DSM 5....
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Can Samba 3 still be used?

I am struggling with a trust relationship issue between a windows 7 machine and my companies samba 3 domain controller. The issue is only arising when I try to add a domain user to my machine for ...
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Script Not working. Need it to work on default route adapter to change the subnet mask only

Need a script that can be run on Windows 7 machines. Script would need to get the default route LAN adapter settings. Set the IP and Gateway to whatever they were set to and change the subnet mask ...
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Hard Drive not booting windows 7 installation disc. PC whipe gone wrong [closed]

http://paste.ubuntu.com/20270076/ Boot-repair-disc doesn't have the "Recommended repair" option. The only option was "BootInfo summary (to get help by email or forum)". After clicking that option it ...
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Windows findstr with AND condition

Hi i searched few older posts but didnt find exact solution. so posting new question. I need a single a windows command to search two words using AND condition. Will findstr works for combination of ...
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Users experience empty user profile occasionally

Recently in our network, different active directory users experience empty profile, I can recover it by registry edit (solution) every time, but It is not good at all. How can I track the cause? ...
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Multiple profiles per user?

Is it possible to have multiple profiles per user? The reason why I ask is because I need to create test environments for hundreds of users, where the test environment has different software. ...
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Have a windows 7 Task scheduled batch run as a regular-user johndoe which starts an exe on johndoe login, how to prevent his killing of process?

I am starting a script from Windows Task scheduler as a regular-user johndoe and my script starts an exe that runs in background when johndoe user logs in and I want to prevent user from "killing" the ...
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Enforcing audit settings for all subfolders and files on NTFS

On Windows 7 I would like to enforce auditing on all subfolders and files for a specific local folder, by using the included Windows auditing features. When a user moves a file from the same NTFS ...
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How can I boot Windows 7 that is already installed on a hard drive on a UEFI system [migrated]

I recently purchased a Lenovo mini tower server. I have an old system that died on me. The motherboard seems to have gone out. I wanted to try to add the hard drive to my new tower and boot from it. ...
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Can I inhibit WGA nags (and possible capability removal) for off-net Win 7 systems?

I work in a situation where a network involving Windows 7 is used in an environment that is not connected to their own internal network and not the internet at all. However, after a period of time, ...
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Are the free Win 7/8/10 VM's Microsoft provides for testing purposes restricted or any different than their counterparts? [closed]

Sorry for the poor title, I'll explain better here. Microsoft provides free Win 7/8/10 Enterprise VM's inorder to test modern browsers here: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/...
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IP Configure headache [duplicate]

My IP adress gone after sometime of getting internet connection...My IPadress is 172.16.91.79 and subnet mask is 255.255.255.128 and default gateway is 172.16.91.129 told by the operator... But ...
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Delete all user profiles immediately, GPO doesn't have 0 days

As far as I am aware the supported method is manually doing it in System Properties, but that takes FOREVER * drama queen *. Options I see, but not sure if they work on Win7 or Win10: The GPO (...
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Documentation on .NET Framework 4.6 support on Windows 7 Enterprise

The official MS system requirements states that Windows 7 SP1 does support .NET 4.6, but Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 is not explicitly mentioned. https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/8z6watww(v=vs....
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MS DFS samba share on a Linux server working for Mac and Linux clients, but not Windows

I have a CentOS 6 machine with a simple samba share that I am trying to setup as a DFS server, so it can point clients to folders on other servers. Following the samba documentation for setting this ...
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Windows updates for a offline enviroment

I work on an environment that is not capable of using automatic updates. Currently we Download a File from Microsoft that has every patch from the OS's release. This file is incredibly large and ...
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vmware windows 7 network driver not installed [migrated]

I´m using VMWare Workstation 12 Player to install a fresh copy of Windows 7 Professional x64 using my current key, so that I can later upgrade it to Windows 10. I´ve created a fresh VM and installed ...
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How can I get Windows to forget it had antivirus installed?

We purchased a networking and software solution for PCI compliance: TrustWave. We started to install the antivirus but realized that it was not required on the machines it was being installed on and ...
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net use fails with system error 67 with FQDN

I search for help with a confusing error with Windows 7 mounting a network fileshare. The problem is that on machine A a mount with the FQDN fails (net use system error 67) while the same command ...
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disappearing folders in network drive after folder creation

If I create a new folder on a network drive some of the already available folders in that folder disappear. After half an hour they're visible again? What can be the reason for this?
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How can I track when a program is used and by who when there is only one user account in Windows 7? [closed]

We have a microscope that our students are able to schedule exclusive time with. It's becoming obvious that some have requested time and then never show up. This frustrates a lot of others who are ...
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RUN exe file with a script on Windows 7 32bit [closed]

I want to run google chrome on windows 7 32bit with following target path "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --kiosk-printing" When I enter this path to Target Path field in ...
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All domain admin passwords do not work on orphaned DC

I have a remote DC that has been unable to completely replicate AD for at least 90 days so has been tombstoned, had their site-to-site link severed, and has been purged from the organization's main AD ...
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RSOP and GPResult: Permission denied for local admin, but gpupdate works

I am on Win7 in Domain Network. I logged in using domain user which is in local administrators group, and I want to see list of group policies applied to my account / machine from DC. Running RSOP mmc ...
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Find Computer in AD from non-joined Windows 7

I have a powershell script we use for several things, when a new computer has been installed with Windows 7. We also use it on Windows 10, and it all works well. It runs at first login and the ...
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How to set up NTP (not SNTP) on a Windows box?

I have a network that is running on Brocade layer 3 switches. I need these switches to be synced with NTP. The computer that I need to use is running Windows 7 and has services such as Win32time ...
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samba: ip working, hostname not

I have a ubuntu-smb server in my network with Windows Clients accessing it. I set up a networkdrive on the Clients to a share on the server and used for the link \\hostname\sharename$\. After a ...
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Windows 7 client machine login without Ad connection

We Have a windows server 2012 and client domain machine is windows 7. The problem is the user can login from the windows 7 machine without the activedirectory connection.So how to prevent this login ? ...
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SCCM Deploying Win7 Enterprise select language during OSD

I am attempting to implement more automation and less manual click through with our SCCM OSD. Our currently running Tasksequence works nearly perfect for us, but we still have to manually choose the ...
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Windows 10 automatic download - are the install files also downloaded for Win 7 Enterprise edition?

Within Windows 7 - it is well known that the windows 10 install files (~3GB+) are being automatically downloaded into users C:\$Windows.~BT folder within the windows update process. My question - is ...
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printers go off-line - WSD?

We have a small peer-to-peer network running mostly Windows 10 (and a few Windows 7 machines which somehow escaped the Microsoft Forced Upgrade). We have a networked (no print server) HP Laserjet Pro ...
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How to register a Windows 7 device to Azure AD

I'm trying to register a Windows 7 device to Azure AD, and I am at a loss as to how to do this... I have already created an Azure AD directory, created a user, and verified that they have permissions ...
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How to install the HTTPRedirectionModule on IIS 7.5 (Windows 7)?

I'm trying to test redirects on my localhost (Windows 7 running IIS7 ASP.NET 4.6) and after struggling to figure out why it wasn't working I noticed IIS7.5 doesn't come with the HTTPRedirectioModule ...
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Samba 4x netlogon scripts not executing on Windows 7

I am in the process of migrating a domain configuration to another server, I am able to connect to the domain, and log in, plus get my X: drive, which is just the users home drive. The previous ...
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Virtualized windows 7 under qemu/kvm hangs

I have set up a windows 7 virtual machine using Red Hat 7's standard qemu/kvm. When I start up the vm, windows boots to the point where it says "Starting Windows" and displays the stylized window. ...
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Control WIN from Unix

I'm struggling right with taking control of my Windows7 VM, from a Unix VM. Let me explain.. I need to copy some resources from UNIX to WIN. One of these is a bat script to launch. So, I want to ...
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Need to regain trust with domain controller

Long-time Unix sysadmin, just getting started in the Windows world, here: I have a Windows 7 Enterprise machine. A recent system update must have gone pear-shaped, because now when I try to log in as ...
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OpenVPN Windows 10 Server, Windows 7 Client, can ping each other on VPN IPs but nothing more?

Server config: port 1194 proto udp dev tun dev-node MyTap server 10.8.0.0 255.255.255.0 ca "C:\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\ca.crt" cert "C:\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\server.crt" key "C:\\OpenVPN\\...
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Windows 7 Ent DirectAccess client cannot browse over SMB

Environment is IP-HTTPS DirectAccess with a 2012 DA server and a mix of Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows 10 Pro clients. I have one Windows 7 Enterprise client that shows up as connected to DA and ...
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DNS Server list not updating after DNS migration

Toady I'm migrating a DNS/DHCP server from Server 2008 on Xen to Server 2012 R2 on VMware. Things went ok for the most part. DHCP is working just fine and has been tested. I manually set one test ...
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Windows 7 PCs in a domain - time source keeps changing

I need help figuring out why the time source on some PCs keeps changing. Right now they're on Local CMOS clock. If I do w32tm /config /syncfromflags:domhier /update net stop w32time net start ...
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gpupdate works for user fails on computer error 1006

I have a machine on my network that refuses to sync our Gpupdate. I am getting error code 1006 error code 49 which points to bad credentials but I am using the same user that I would on any other ...
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Using OpenSSL Certificate with Windows Firewall Connection Security

I'm attempting to set up an IPSec transport mode connection between Windows 7 machines, using Windows Firewall Connection Security, authenticating using certificates. I can get it to work correctly by ...
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User logon PowerShell script not running under Windows 7 or 10

I'm testing out upgrading to Windows 10 on our domain, which is currently based on a Windows Server 2012 DC and all Windows 7 workstations. I was never able to make it work on Windows 7 so I gave up ...
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Script WiFi Profile Connection pre-logon

I work for a company that has a lot of remote employees that never come to the office. Currently what happens when these people are hired is I prepare their laptops in the office and then send it to ...
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Determine storage requirements for custom Windows 7 image

I have created a custom Windows 7 image for deployment using Microsoft's guide. I have included MS Office, and all of the latest updates. During a VM test installation, I was notified that the ...