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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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 ...
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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 - ...
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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 ...
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group policy preferences missing in windows 7

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 ...
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Assigning labels to unallocated space in HD in Windows 7

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 ...
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Print text file with folder file names [on hold]

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 @ ...
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My Remote computer is turned off [on hold]

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7: the product key you entered does not appear to be a valid windows 7 product key

While bulk activating OEM Windows 7 PRO x64 products (we re-image the PCs every three months or so), I always have issues with a couple of machines. The issue I'm facing now is that it reports "the ...
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Windows Advanced Security Settings with absent users

When trying to set permissions on files or folders, the "Select Users or Groups" window opened any security window (eg: "Advanced Security Settings") always fails to find, and let me add, a known ...
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How to query the task manager

I know the tasklist command in Windows will give a list of task names and their PID. There is another command WMIC path win32_process get Commandline which does give more detailed information, but its ...
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How to create a bootable HDD DOS partition [closed]

There is a desktop with Windows7 that has no CD-ROM. The FAT32 partition was created with 100Mb (Megabytes) of space. When computer starts, I would like to be able to boot in MS-DOS or so (no Windows, ...
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Is it possible to configure windows 7 x64 machine as a NFS server? [closed]

Aim: I want to mount a windows directory with read only permissions on linux machine without typing in windows credentials. I know it's risky but I am not concerned about the security here since both ...
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Best approach to deploy DLL file updates to Win7 clients

We are in a Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 domain environment. We have a .NET application with lots of internal libraries for different UI and other features. We deploy it from a share where a directory ...
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Windows 7 unattended deployment - prompt for password, and use it to autologin

I have used System Image Manager to create an unattended XML answer file, which I have written to a Windows 7 DVD. This contains almost all system configuration, but deliberately does not include ...
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Samba 4 (Ubuntu) Administration (Active Directory) via RSAT using Windows 7 error

I want to administrate Samba 4 (Active Directory) via RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) using Windows 7. I have installed the RSAT and opened the "Active Directory Computers and Users" tool in ...
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RDP Sessions disconnect only on a few machines

I was hoping someone might be able to shed some light, I have a server 2012 terminal server and 10 windows 7 clients. All work fine apart from 2. When in the session they will disconnect and then ...
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Force remove computer from domain

My computer was joined to our work domain. I created a VM with the same computer name as mine and joined that to our domain. Now my computer has been unjoined from the domain. I just need to unjoin ...
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Work around windows automatically appending DNS suffix

At my workplace, our IT department manages a DNS server. My department works a lot with websites and to access staging servers we need to have certain domains map to those servers. Personally I just ...
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How do I redirect all key strokes to remote desktop

I want to work via a remote desktop connection like with a native installed OS. Hence I set the taskbar on the local OS to "auto hide" so that it doesn't cover the one of the remote desktop. This ...
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Windows 7 Pro 64-bit Standard User Default Profile: Local Group Policy or Sysprep?

I have a Windows 7 Pro 64-bit machine that will be hosting three Windows 7 Pro 64-bit VMware Player 7 virtual machines. I have the first VM completed and am about to create the first standard user on ...
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Can not update Windows 7 anymore [migrated]

When i click "Install updates" progress bar shows up with "Preparing to install" text and it dissapears and again i see text about updates and button "Install updates". I have no events written in ...
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Use Powershell to start a GUI program on a remote machine

There are two Windows 7 machines setup on the same network. I enabled everything needed so that they could communicate with winrm. When I run the following command: Invoke-Command -ComputerName ...
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Computer losing connection to shared Dot Matrix Printer [migrated]

So, I have an OKI ML 5520 dot matrix printer connected via USB to a computer running Windows 7. I also have a server running Windows Server 2012. On the Windows 7 computer I have shared the printer ...
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Trying to deploy Adobe Reader XI via GPO on Server 2012 R2 and Windows 7

this is what I did: Downloaded .exe from Adobe-ftp successfully extracted with "AdbeRdr11010_de_DE.exe" -nos_ne 'slipstreamed' the .msp into the .msi with klaus-hartnegg's tool made a .mst with ...
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downgrade to IE8 32bit on running Windows 64bit [migrated]

I need to run agfa-impax client in IE8 32bit on Windows 7 64bit can i make 32 bit iexplorer.exe to be default i don't have option to go for windows 32bit appreciate if any help
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Bitlocker device name change

When imaging our PCs we generally create a temp name for our facilities to change the device name to whatever particular department fits their needs. The issue is we can't send out any devices without ...
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Windows explorer showing X on mapped drives but only when

Hey guys here with another issue. Its a weird one. Ok so I have a user who runs a program called Focal Point which send data to our CNC Machines. I am the IT guy so I have no clue what the machines ...
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Dllregisterserver not found error

I want to install a .dll using regsvr32. When I run the command: regsvr32 "D:\Vehicle Recognition system\SDK And images (Dropbox Download)\cmanpr-8.31-x64-latin\w64\cmanpr-7.2.8.31.dll" The ...
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Configure startup programs for a user AD-wide

Sorry if this has been asked before, neither the search feature here, or Google was of any help. I'd like to configure startup programs for my own AD user that run whenever I login on any computer in ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology install failure [migrated]

When I try to install IRST, it runs for a bit and then a popup appears saying that setup.exe had a problem. Expanding the details produces this: Problem signature: Problem Event Name: ...
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Having issues with inconsistent application of mod_rewrite rules

So I've been asked to clean up the URL's for the web app that we're currently running on apache (version 2.4.9 if so interested), but after messing around with mod re_write commands for a few hours, I ...
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Autostart neo4j community on windows 7 boot

Is there a way to start neo4j (community) on windows 7 boot? Currently I have to run the exe, select the db from file system and click on start. I don't like it. :S
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Does Windows support IPComp?

The title says it all. I've configured an IPSec IKEv2 connection between a Strongswan server and a Windows 7 workstation and I'd like to use compression if possible. The config on both sides is dead ...
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iScsiPrt errors preventing system from returning from display rest

I am encountering a weird error in Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1. At random intervals, when coming back to the computer after being away long enough for the screen to rest, it will instead come back to a ...
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RDP connection gives nca_s_fault_access_denied [migrated]

I have 2 PCs on the same network with fixed IP addresses and firewalls turned off. Windows 7 Professional and the service running on a Windows 7 Enterprise editon. System running with DCOM service. ...
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TS Easy Print on specific driver

Hey guys I have a weird one for you... I have a user that has a Brother HL-5370 hooked up to her PC with USB and a few more that are on the network. We have an ERP system where if any report is ...
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Is running a HTTP server elevated a security risk? [closed]

I have written my own web server in c++, and now I want it to run with real time priority, but for changing the priority to real time one needs the application to be running in elevated mode. Hence my ...
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How do I (or is it possible) set the DNS domain and a separate Windows domain?

I setup a small network @ home as a small business to provide a testbed for learning and keeping my computer skills reasonable current. The main pieces of the network are a smallish linux server w/a ...
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Can't activate volume license Office 2013 installed on retail Windows 7 via KMS

I have a KMS host in my environment running on Windows 7 Enterprise. It is configured to activate all volume licensed editions of Windows and below and Office 2013 and below. It has received the ...