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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Windows 7 Samba issue

We have a strange samba issue affecting only one user. Our samba setup is as follow : Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga) - Samba Server Samba version 3.0.33-3.14.el5 ...
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Everything says Applocker is supposed to work: Why doesn't it?

I've setup a basic group policy consisting of the default Applocker rules. Per Microsoft's technet article on the subject, any files not explicitly allowed to run by the policy are supposed to be ...
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Force Downloads to appear in Windows 7 Start Menu

I see the policy to force removal of the Downloads "link" in the Start Menu, but is there a way to force Downloads to be present by default?
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My PowerShell script won't save to file when running using Task Scheduler; do I need to specify a specific argument?

I have a script that downloads a temporary Excel file, copies parts of it to a new file, and saves it to a specific location on the network. The problem is that the new file is never created/saved. ...
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Unable to connect to another computer from the Task Scheduler on Windows 7

I am getting the following error when trying to connect to another computer from the Task Scheduler on Windows 7: "The remote computer was not found." The computer that I am trying to connect to is ...
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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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Windows 7 Client gets incorrect IPv6 Prefix Length

I am currently setting up IPv6 and DHCPv6 for Server 2008 R2 on my private network for testing. I was able to get DHCPv6 to work by configuring a static, then setting up the scope. I was also able to ...
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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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stunnel version 4.53 says SSL server needs a certificate on Windows 7

I have been using stunnel previous versions just fine. It didn't apparently have the feature of a certificate in SSL server mode. That's alright but not necessary for us as we're simply running a ...
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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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Running perfmon continuously with periodic reports

I have a question very similar to this one, but I want to continuously run perfmon, during reboots and throughout the day. Further, I'd like to generate a perfmon report every 10 mins or so. The ...
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How to share internet over VPN and inside a virtual machine (Windows)?

` My final goal is to have a virtual machine at work in which anything that happen inside (tcp, udp, ping, ...) will use the Internet connection of a computer at home. So, if inside this VM should I ...
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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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VirtualBox: grain table inconsistency

The setup in question is as follows: Windows 7 64bit host running VirtualBox. The guest machine is running Windows XP 32bit. After a power failure on the host box, the guest machine cannot boot and ...
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AclPermissionsFacet fault install SQL-2008-R2

While attempting to do an installation repair of SQL-2008R2, I'm failing the pre-check rules. Module that is failing is AclPermissionsFacet - with this message "The SQL Server registry keys from a ...
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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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Unable to configure Virtual Machine

I'm trying to copy a VM from one Vcenter to another using the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone client (5.1.0 build-1087880). The copy fails at 98% and says, FAILED: Unable to create ...
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Unable to connect via NetBIOS Name

I can't connect to machines/shares by NetBIOS names. Below is console output showing the problem. C:\>nbtstat -n Local Area Connection: Node IpAddress: [192.168.1.100] Scope Id: [] ...
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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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strongSwan IKEv2 + Windows 7 Agile VPN: What is causing Error 13801

I have an AWS instance that I want to be a VPN server. It will connect Windows 7 clients to a private network in the Amazon cloud. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the strongswan-ikev2 package. ...
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Outlook 2010 produces “A File Error Has Occurred” when creating Signatures and user has a Roaming Profile

I've come across a problem that occurred in Windows 7 SP1, with Outlook 2010 SP1 with users connected to a Server 2008 R2 environment with Roaming Profiles and in particular Roaming App Data. When ...
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Windows 7 default TCP connect timeout

Is there a way to change default TCP/IP new connection timeout ? In earlier Windows, timout value was stored in registry, as said here: Which is the default TCP connect timeout in Windows? But this ...
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Why does RoboCopy create a hidden system folder?

I thought I would try out RoboCopy for mirroring the contents of a folder to another harddrive. And seems like it worked. But, for some reason, to see the destination folder I have to both enable Show ...
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Is it possible to store a credential for Windows Authentication to an Analysis Services server?

SQL Server Analysis Services uses Windows authentication for server connections. Typically, you assign your domain account to a role (or the server administrator list), and then connect to the server ...
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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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How can I install Windows 7 without burning a DVD or using a USB Drive? [closed]

I downloaded the .iso of Windows 7 and would now like to install it as my main OS. However I can't because I don't have a DVD Burner, a 2+ GB USB Drive, or a external HDD (or extra HDD). So how can I ...
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GPO to Disable Screensaver only when connected via RDP

Is there a GPO option to disable the idle-time screensaver for RDP connections, but keep the idle-time screensaver options for interactive logins? Edit: All users are TS users as well a local so they ...
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What is a minimal useful unattend.xml file for SysPrep on Windows 7

Could you provide a minimal unattend.xml file for use in Windows 7, which will be manually installed, updated and configured on one workstation, then SysPrep will be run like this: ...
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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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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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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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SVN Checkout error on large repositories

I wonder if anyone can help me. We have recently migrated our Subversion repository from a VisualSVN Server on Windows to a subversion server on CentOS. The migration was succesfull however we are ...
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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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Windows 7 Wifi Certificate Trust Anchor

When attempting to connect to our company wireless while not on the domain, I receive a message saying that our RADIUS server provided a valid certificate issued by our root CA, but that the root CA ...
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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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Error installing SQL 2008 R2 Developer version. Error code: 1605 [closed]

TITLE: SQL Server Setup failure. SQL Server Setup has encountered the following error: MsiGetProductInfo failed to retrieve ProductVersion for package with Product Code = ...
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\FileSystem\srvnet preventing computer sleep

I have what appears to be a pretty common issue. Basically, most of the computers on my company network won't go to sleep. After a lot of testing (disabling shared services, multimedia stream, etc...) ...
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How to cleanly start and stop a headless Oracle VM Virtualbox virtual machine? [closed]

I have Oracle VM Virtualbox on my Windows 7 development machine. I want to start a VM when Windows starts, and cleanly shut that VM down when Windows stops. Can that be done? I can start a headless ...
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redirect My Documents on Windows 7 with Samba 3.x

Is it possible to use folder redirection with Windows 7 on Samba 3.5 as a PDC of an NT4 domain? I want this to be able to redirect the My Documents folder for a small environment (~25 workstations) ...
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Is there a Windows 7 compatibility matrix?

When Vista was ramping up for release, I recall a a website was organized to document software compatibility with Vista. Is there a similar software compatibility matrix created by community effort ...
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Why is Virtual PC being bundled with Windows 7 significant? [closed]

As I see it: Microsoft has always provided backward compatibility for legacy applications; As far as the end user is concerned, things won't be behaving any different from what they normally expect. ...
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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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What are windows 7 N/KN/VL editions?

We're subscribed to MSDN at work and I've noticed that among the various windows "editions" there are downloads such as "Windows 7 Ultimate N" and "Windows 7 Ultimate N and KN". What are these ...
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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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Windows Security (In windows 7) keeps asking for my credentials, and won't “Remember my credentials”

I'm not the network admin, but my network admin is having trouble solving this as well. My issue is exactly as the title says... Windows Security (In windows 7) keeps asking for my credentials, and ...
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Multiple Homed Windows 2008 Server / Windows 7 Client

I have a small Windows 2008 network, with some Windows 7 clients. The clients are both laptops with docking stations and I would like them to communicate with the Windows 2008 server (for filesharing) ...
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Number of previous logons to cache - is there any way to override the limit of 50?

The goal is to have over 100 users be able to log into an offline machine using their cached domain credentials. Is there any way to override the limit? Do I have any other options for storing ...