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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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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Unknown Host error when I am connected to internet [closed]

I am using windows 7 and wamp64 to create new php project and new virtualhost. My problem is it is working only when I am not connected to internet. Whenever I connected to internet it is giving me ...
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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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How to make my laptop as an access point? [closed]

I would like to make my laptop an access point for my mobile, to do so I follow instruction here. there suggest 3 ways: One Click to Create a WiFi Hotspot on Windows 7 for Free Make a WiFi Hotspot ...
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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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How can I connect two (or more) Windows computers (7 + 10) for MIDI-synced performances? [migrated]

Ethernet & Crossover-cables: I was about to BUY a crossover cable (not cheap), two slave a windows 10 computer to windows 7, for MIDI with REAPER, then I read "you don't need it" and "it doesn't ...
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In windows, why does the hotkey for “properties” on the context menu vary? [migrated]

On the Windows OS, why is the hotkey for Properties on the right-click context menu for explorer sometimes r and sometimes o? I have experienced the variation on the pro versions of Windows 7 & ...
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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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Wifi and LAN on same computer [migrated]

I have a laptop with Windows 7 installed. Its connected to my office LAN with following IP scheme. I use multiple network based portals over WAN. Internet is not available on this ethernet based ...
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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 ...
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How to know which files to specify exclusions for the installers of whitelisted apps using hashes with a Windows GPO?

To specify in the software restriction GPO, the hashes of executable/script files that are allowed to execute during the installation of a program run from, for example %LOCALAPPDATA%\Temp, during ...
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Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql.user' doesn't exist

I installed MySql and when i try to start it , it stop with error 3534 here is my error from log 2016-05-19T19:29:20.416636Z 0 [ERROR] Fatal error: Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql....
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Getting Windows domain username in correct case (to match Active Directory)

How can I get a Windows 7 domain user's username in the case that it is stored in Active Directory (such as RoseRoss), rather than whichever case they happened to type it when logging in to their ...
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How to set an enforced IE homepage, whilst allowing additional user defined tabs

Is there a way to use a GPO to set the IE homepage for all users which ensures that this page is always set / cannot be changed, whilst still allowing users to keep/amend additional homepages in ...
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Simple uptime monitor for small remote network [closed]

Our company has about 15 small stores with two Windows 7 PCs (and two VoIP phones) at each location behind a SonicWall SOHO. We use various business grade cable and fiber ISPs at each location. ...
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Setting up DNS on dual NIC Windows 7 machine

I have a Windows 7 machine with two NICs and that sits on two LANs (neither is connected to the internet). On one LAN the DNS seems to work just fine, I am able to reach other computers on that LAN ...
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Computer in workgroup asking for administrator password upon after restart [closed]

I was trying to connect my laptop to my PC to transfer some files. I followed some instruction I found from the web to do this. So here's what happened: (This applies for both computers) Under ...
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Windows 7 Setup hangs at “Starting Windows” using Proxmox 4.2

I am trying to install Windows 7 on Proxmox Virtual Environment version 4.2-4/2660193c, running on Debian Jessie. I have followed the instructions on this site. I uploaded a known-good Win7 ISO (that ...
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Decrease Logon Timeout Seaching for Domain Controller

I've seen this same question asked on several other forums (and SE) with no definitive answer, so I'll try to explain as best I can so that anyone with info understands the problem: AD Server -...
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“Setup cannot continue because a required file is either corrupted or not available […]” error during Windows 7 Professional installation

I encounter the following error during Windows installation: Setup cannot continue because a required file is either corrupted or not available. Run Setup again from the original source disc or ...
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Windows 2008 r2 RDP issues

I have machines on another network, I am finding some strange behavior. I can RDP onto some machines, other machines I receive this error. Logon: "You must be granted the Allow log on through the ...
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visual c++ redistributable runtime versions

Do newer versions of visual c++ redistributable runtimes completely superseed older versions? For example, one computer on our network has these installed: 2008 SP1, 2012 update 4, and 2015 update 2. ...
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fix Win7 Profile broken when moved to another domain so Crypto-API works

I have a Win7 MFC C++ desktop application that does symmetric encryption/decryption with a simple text password (no private keys involved) using the Crypto API. It works for others. It worked fine ...
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How can I get a user to interact with an executable configured to run from a scheduled task?

I am trying to get the OpenVPN GUI to open for configured users automatically at (or recently after login). My original plan was to use a Computer Configuration scheduled task to run as the logged on ...
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Application does not run for domain admins [closed]

I have an interesting problem I have been dealing with for 2 days now. I have an application connectship warehouse shipping v 6.5 running on Windows 7. I have been in contact with customer service ...
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is it possible to deploy scanners with group policy or any other solution

we are a company of 60 employees/computers and want all employees to be able to scan, we purchased a Brother MFC-L2700DW and connected it with ethernet to network i'm able to scan just fine by adding ...
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windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server

windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server. my workstations (windows 10 and windows 7) are having problems with connection. they are getting limited connection. the err they are getting on the work ...
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Running RemoteApp on Server 2008 from Windows 7 client

All We run Windows Server 2008 R2 for all of our servers, including a few for RemoteApp published applications - one standalone and two in a broker farm. We have an app that seems to not like ...
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cloned vm on desktops for local access

forgive me if I'm in the wrong area, but here is my situation. I manage IT for 2 small private computer college campuses. We have 6-10 Desktop computers specifically set aside for students to learn ...
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How to set up a “dial in” connection to a Windows 7 computer to create a local area network [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 computer that will be offline except for a modem connection. I need to set up a "dial in" connection to an remote unattended Windows 7 computer via telephone modem to be able to ...
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Roaming Profiles: Chrome has to be stopped through task manager after login before using it.

When users log on some find that they cannot start chrome until stopped through task manager. It doesn't matter where they log in, it's always the same issue. Any ideas ?