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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Least-Privilege BUILTIN\Administrator Failure Configuring Application Control Policies with AppLocker

I asked this question over at SuperUser to no avail a while ago, before realizing that serverfault may be a better option. I'm configuring execution control on a computer running Windows 7 SP1 ...
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What determines the name of registry entries under \Outlook\Resiliency\DisabledItem?

I'm trying to script a way to re-enable a specific Outlook add-in via the registry (Outlook UI isn't an option since it's locked down for users). I know the general location I need to remove a reg ...
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Windows cant open mac shared files unless read only

I recently setup a mac server (Mavericks 10.9.5, Server 3.2.1) in our office environment, mostly mac but there are two windows pcs. The windows 8 machine can connect and open files/folders without ...
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Windows 7 command prompt processes run twice in separate instances

Whenever I launch a command prompt process from the command prompt, I expect everything to happen within that command prompt. It used to. Now, for some reason, instead it does this: launches a ...
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How to perform a clean Install of Windows XP SP3 or Windows 7 SP1 in an environment full of virus? [on hold]

Please see the following diagram: We have an environment full of virus with only one switch and only one exit to internet. How can we Perform a clean reinstall of Microsoft Windows XP SP3 or ...
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Windows 7 Group Policy Printer not Loading

I'm trying to create a group policy that applies printers to a specific user security group, but facing difficulties. When loading a GPO with 4 printers in it, all but two PCs load all 4 printers. ...
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Matching Serial to OS Edition

Is there a way to determine from a serial Key which build/version it belongs to? The previous admin provided a list of keys, but no indication of what OS they are for. Specifically Win Vista and Win ...
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Microsoft Office Standard 2010 Not activating with KMS Server

About a month ago I took the 64GB SSD inside of my workstation out and cloned it to a new 128GB SSD which I put back into the workstation (I had like 4 bytes left...). Everything has worked great and ...
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Recommended Permissions for Virtual Service Accounts on Windows 7+

I'm trying to have an NSIS Installer install a custom service as part of an installation. It would be nice to run the service with one of those typical 'NT Service\xyz' style virtual service accounts ...
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VNC Viewer showing black cursor on black color theme [closed]

I'm trying to read/write code remotely in VS2013 through VNC Viewer. I'm using a color theme in VS that has a black background. When I move my cursor over to the code (Where the cursor changes from a ...
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Network based automount drive in GPO

For starters, I know about net use for this, but I need a more sophisticated solution. We have two branches, and both have a server with shared drives, both of which have are (or will have) the same ...
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Multiple mac address connections from the same device [migrated]

My internet speed dropped from aobut 90Mb/s to 0.5-2Mb/s. Only one computer seemed affected. So I was been looking through the device list on my Linkysys Smart Wi-Fi router and came across something ...
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Why does my Windows 7 always take one default route? [migrated]

I've been looking all around but without success. I have a "freebox" (a box given by my ISP) and the two PCs use it to connect to Internet. Its IP is 192.168.1.254. Here's my problem: I have 2 PCs: ...
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How to set up Incoming Connection over modem for offline Windows 7 system

I have a Windows 7 computer that will be offline except for a modem connection. From a previous question I have worked around an error setting up the Incoming Connection. (The RemoteAccess service ...
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Repackage EXE to MSI what software can I use? [closed]

I need to create msi package for silent distribution across my network and I need to convert the Google Chrome and other software to MSI package that is compatible with SSCM or any other third party ...
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How to plan a script to be executed at session end inside a powershell script?

I am writing a login script in Powershell which install a amount of printers, depending on the user currently loggin into Windows 7. I would like this user to remove the printers it have installed as ...
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WebDAV and Windows 7, no write access

I have configured my Apache 2.4.10 with WebDAV: DavLockDB "/etc/httpd/var/DavLock" Alias /public "/srv/webdav/public" <Directory "/srv/webdav/public"> Dav On AllowOverride None Options ...
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Windows Interoperable Kerberos V5 Realm tcp KDC

I have a Windows 7 client that cannot reach a mit-krb5 KDC due to a firewall beyond my control. More specifically the client can reach the KDC, but the KDC's udp response does not make it back to the ...
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Active Directory User Not Seeing Public Folder

I'm putting shortcuts into the All User folder, and the Administrator of the PC can see it, but the AD user can't. Is there some setting I'm missing or what? Using Server 2012 Datacenter R2 and Win 7 ...
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Bind 10 - Reverse zone file error

As I stated in the title I have a problem with BIND 10 . More exactly , I am looking to make a reverse zone file. I am using BIND on Windows 7. I know, there were warnings about how ISC doesn't ...
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With a the built-in Windows software-RAID1 mirror, what procedure does Windows follow on an unreadable sector? [migrated]

For modern retail hard drives, the Unrecoverable Read Error (URE) is around 1x10E14 bits. This translates into one bad sector for every 12 terabytes of data read. For enterprise class hard drives, its ...
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EFS decrypt access denied

I have a very weird behaviour here on a Windows 7 box (in AD). The user has (good boy) stored the files encrypted with EFS on his local disk. When he wants to open a file, e.g. in Word, he receives ...
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Windows 7 image should fit on USB flash drive, but imagex says “There is not enough space on the disk.”

Using this Microsoft Technet guide I'm trying to capture my windows 7 image for future workstations and have an issue that I don't understand. When booted into Windows PE after prepping the image as ...
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Windows 7 non-admin user start or stop a particular service [migrated]

I am using windows 7 professional edition. I have installed oracle 11g in my laptop for education/learning purpose. Though the oracle service is not required always and it make my system busy. I want ...
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windows 7 as kvm guest installation with virtio drivers - detected virtio scsi disk shows wrong capacity

I am trying to install windows 7 64bit as a kvm guest. I read here that I should install the virtio scsi driver during installation. I use virt-install to start my installation from the command line ...
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unable to start the installation of a kvm win7 guest

I am using this command (using virt-install on a debian 7 host) to start the installation of windows7 guest OS. I have assembled the following from a plethora of sites virt-install --connect ...
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Is dual directory integrations possible with Windows?

In the Mac world, you can integrate OS X systems with dual directories so that OS X looks towards Active Directory for authentication and OpenLDAP for OS X managed preferences. Is the following ...
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Multi-Monitor Remote Desktop [migrated]

Since going back to school (for my M.S. I went from SysAdmin to part-time/consultant), I'm frequently working from my home office, and I find myself often using remote desktop to work on specific ...
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How to Unshare a Windows 7 Machine?

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise machine on one domain which is visible from a different domain and a different user, even though I disabled sharing. At one point in time, the Windows 7 machine had the ...
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Program Files(x86) not being interpretted right on Win7x64 when not running as local admin

Regards, I'm having a peculiar issue with a 32bit software program that is being migrated to a x64 environment (Windows XP SP3 towards Windows 7 X64. The application is question is a electronic ...
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Internet Explorer proxy pac files

We have a simple pac file used for staff in work and at home: function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { /* Exclude "Portico" URL */ if (shExpMatch(url, "*google.com*")) { return ...
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Authentication to mapped Samba shares failing after AD username change in Win7

Background: One of our users was recently married and changed her name. Correspondingly, we changed her AD username from jane.doe to jane.smith. However, she now cannot authenticate into any of our ...
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Very slow network copy from windows 7 to windows 2008 r2 server

I am having an issue where users have started to experience very slow transfer speeds both to and from my Dell server. When I say started, the only thing that has changed is that as of Sunday, we ...
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Allow power user to install software

I need to grant an user some admin rights, so he can enter his credentials when someone is prompted to install a software (and just that), he is no admin, I don't want him to have too much access. My ...
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AVG Remote Admin installing Trial AVG Internet Security

My company has been using AVG Remote Administrator for a few years now, but over the past couple months, I've noticed a weird issue when doing a remote install. Due to circumstances beyond my control ...
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2 x mSata Raid0 seems fine, Intel rapid storage doesn't show, reports error

I've searched but couldn't find anything related. I've got a MSI GT60 2oc, Win7 x64 laptop that supports a twin mSata raid0, which after a bunch of hijinks, inc replacing the twin mSata caddy, I seem ...
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Mapped drive is accessed drive

I've got some users that will randomly get 'Access Denied' when trying to access a mapped drive or print to a shared printer. When i get the users to 'log-off-Log-on' they are able to access the ...
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Some Windows 7 PCs don't show Previous Versions of folders stored on Samba server. Others do just fine

I recently set up a Debian 7 file server using Samba to share files with our Windows PCs. I installed and configured snapshots and set it up so Windows clients can right click a shared folder on the ...
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Drive Maps via Group Policy - Overlapping Policies

((NOTE: We are on Windows 8.1 with a 2008R2 domain)) We have decided to move away from mapping drives via a log in script and attempting to do it via Group Policy. I have personally been doing this ...
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No syslog using Kiwi 9.4 (free) directly connected on the inside of a Cisco ASA 5505 running a VPN

I have a number of remote branches (each with an IPSec site to site configuration. The main station has a Cisco 5510, the branches are each a Cisco ASA 5505. Works fine. I recently installed the paid ...
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Transmit Monitor Screen without using Software [closed]

Is there anyway I can share my monitor screen to another monitor without any application/process running on my computer and only by using hardware/cables ,etc. I do not want to have 2 monitors ...
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Group policy preferences mapping same drive multiple times

I recently changed over our old login script that mapped network drives over to group policy preference drive maps. Worked through a few issues at first, but appears to be working fine for all of our ...
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How to Seal Windows 7

I'm trying to prepare Windows 7 Template, i have used Sysprep.exe with the following options: Under System Cleanup Action, select Enter System Out-of-Box-Experience (OOBE). Tick the Generalize ...
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Windows domain user fails with netlogon - Samba3

I am having login issues with a domain user using roaming profile. Everytime I try login, I get netlogon failed. This occurs with only one particular user. I have created a new user with the exact ...
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Copy from Windows to FreeNAS Samba share fails when Windows requests admin access for some files

I'm getting errors when copying to a FreeNAS 9.2.1 Samba share, but only for certain files. I copied some directories from a MacBook, onto an external NTFS USB HDD, then onto my Windows 7 PC. I am ...
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Cut'n'paste between X11 Desktop and the virt-manager VNC graphical console of a Win7 VM guest on a Server

I have a licensed copy of MicroSoft Windows 7 professional installed and running as guest on my Linux server running qemu-kvm. This works just fine. But I was unable to figure out how to ...
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W7 machine unable to connect to printers hosted by 2003 R2 Print Management Service

I'm currently testing Windows 7 x64 within our business ahead of finally moving all computers off of Windows XP. Everything seemed to go swimmingly until recently my desktop has been unable to ...
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Why does Windows Server 2012 R2 recognize a local administrator over the network for some purposes but not others?

I have researched this at length, but cannot find a solution to the specific issue I'm getting. Evidently there are a number of similar issues that regularly cause problems for people trying to ...
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Spooling error trying to print through WinXP to Win7 from Linux

I recently posted another post here about not being able to print from linux to win7 but found a solution that i might be able to work with. What we have is Fedora Core 2.x.x(2003), Redhat 3.2.3, ...
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Linux printing from Windows stopped working after upgrade to Windows 7: “Unknown error condition in stat: Function not implemented”

my name is Justin and i am not a linux guy I do not know much about it only windows. We're a company and we're having troubles with printing and sharing from linux to Windows 7. I can connect to ...