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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How to prevent Windows 7 Remote Desktop time outs?

I can't seem to get some Windows 7 machines to prevent active but idle Remote Desktop connections from timing out. I've changed all of the local group policy settings on my test machine under ...
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File transfering from Windows 2008 R2 to Windows 7 client is tremendously slow

I have main office and one branch. We have PTP 700mbit/s connection across them, and 1gb/s LAN at each office. The file server is at main office and its run on Windows 2008R2 Enterprise. Lately one ...
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How to cleanly start and stop a headless Oracle VM Virtualbox virtual machine?

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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Proper Imaging Procedures to Restore and Deploy Image with Separate System Reserved Partition

UPDATE: As per my experience here, no one responded. If I do not hear back from TechNet forum members about it, I will post a bounty here, if it makes a difference. I have banged my head against a ...
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IIS 7.5 (Windows 7) - HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized

I'm trying to test my ASP.Net website on localhost and I'm getting this error: HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized You do not have permission to view this directory or page because of the access control ...
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3Ware 9500s Raid array not visible in Windows 7 x64 disk management - latest firmware and drivers

I bought a used 3Ware 9500s-4LP raid controller from Ebay (the old 3ware 8506-4lp didn't support RAID arrays over 2TB, but it was working), installed it in my server and attached it to the SATA ...
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Bitlocker doesn't store the recovery key in AD

On Windows 2008R2 and Windows 7 Enterprise N 64Bit, when i execute the command: manage-bde -protectors -adbackup C: -id { recoveryGUID } it says the key is backuped in the AD. But when i'm going to ...
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Server 2008 R2 How to Change Windows 7 Basic Theme Color

We're deploying thin clients connecting to a terminal server farm. The computers have high visibility to the public and I would like them to at least look presentable and not like something out of ...
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Windows 7 Sysprep Default User

I seem to be having a problem with implementing my sysprep. I have been playing with Windows 7, WAIK, Server 2008 R2 and various other things. I managed to create a WIM with everything I need ...
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Export Import error 'SSIS Data Flow Task could not be created' … registering DTSPipeline.dll, cannot create task “STOCK:PipelineTask” [on hold]

I'm about to throw in the towel on this one. Running SQL Server 2008 enterprise on Windows 7 x64. Can't get past this issue. When I try to Import / Export Data from databases through SQL Server ...
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Setting up Office 365 / Exchange 365 email in Mail (32-bit) without logging in as the user?

There's been a recent change in policy at the place where I work that I cannot login to a user account without the user being virtually or physically present. In order to setup their account at ...
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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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Windows 7 setup routing between 2 networks [migrated]

Situation: | access point | wi-fi | my machine | | 2-nd machine | | 192.168.1.1 | --------- | 192.168.1.37 | Ethernet | | Internet ---- ...
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Listing ODBC Connections on Remote Machine

I'd like to connect to a Windows (XP & 7) machine remotely (command line or Powershell) & list the ODBC's installed on that machine, ideally I'd be able to list the server name/database setup ...
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Windows Server 2008 redirected folder files disappeared

I had setup a Windows 2008 server to redirect My Documents using Group Policy. A user using Win7 had a couple of documents saved to My Documents and was good for a couple of days. One day I run ...
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MDT 2013 - Language to Install Missing

I am currently preparing and testing my first MDT deployment at work. Up to now we have been using WDS with custom images and unattend files. I have set up the MDT deployment share and imported a ...
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How do I remove a blacklisted IP from RealVNC server?

From my Windows Event Viewer I see that an IP is blacklisted, when trying to connect I get Connections: rejecting blacklisted connection: 192.168.1.89 Where is the blacklist maintained so I can ...
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mdt: skipping task sequence?

I have imaged a win7 machine and imported it into MDT. I have setup a single task sequence that should be installing the OS. I 'updated' the deployment share and burned the .ISO file to a disc. I ...
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User under windows server AD access Linux server using kerberos

I installed AD on windows 2008 r2 sp1 server . And had configured all things follow the issue http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995329.aspx ...
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WDS install not working, Fails

I am trying to deploy Windows 7 x86 with MDT 2013 and WDS (Server 2012 R2) but it is failing: WDS boots the litetouch WIM (32 or 64 bit) and Lite Touch takes over. I select the Task sequence (Windows ...
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Can't connect to IIS7 on one of my machines [closed]

I have 2 computers, both running Win7 Professional x64. Computer "A" (192.168.0.10) is my work machine, it contains my tools etc. Computer "B" (192.168.0.15) is supposed to be my build server / web ...
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Can't successfully run Sharepoint Foundation 2010 first time configuration

I'm trying to run the non-GUI version of configuration wizard using power shell because I would like to set config and admin database names. GUI wizard doesn't give you all possible options for ...
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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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Windows 7 Pro sysprep not working

I'm trying to sysprep a Windows 7 Professional machine, prior to grabbing an image for mass deployment on identical hardware, and am having a hard time getting sysprep to work (at all). I've created ...
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Cannot start site on IIS-Express [migrated]

Some background: I Am developing a website that uses a BI layer that relays on Matlab. In order to make the logic layer available across my site I am creating it when the site starts (in ...
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Cloud Labs, Using PSexec to run bat file on another computer, access is denied error

So here's the deal, I am trying to automate this load test using VM's and WinTask. So I'm writing a script using psexec that will kick off another script on each VM that will kick of WinTask and that ...
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Active Directory Federation Service and windows 7

I'm trying to create a development environment for a .NET web site but I'm stucked at one point. The authentication for the web site is goind to be through ADFS and the develop machines we have are ...
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Enable offline file sync for computer owner only

At the school I am interning at, all students and faculty have a mapped home folder known as the "M:" drive for storing files that they can access from all computers. For faculty who have laptops, we ...
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Applying group policy loopback to any user on specific computers

In a server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 environment, I have a GPO that specifies screen saver settings in the user settings policy for the entire domain. However, for specific computers, this is not ideal. ...
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how to migrate Bugzilla 4.4 from Ubuntu Linux 12.4 on dns to windows 7 with sql database [closed]

how do I migrate Bugzilla 4.4 from Ubuntu Linux 12.4 on dns to windows 7 with sql database?
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Expensive LDAP queries from Workstations

Troubleshooting high LSASS process on a DC found expensive queries originating from a few workstations. Each query is as follows: Visited Entries: 1Million+ Returned Entries: <50 (most of the ...
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How to remotely see what users are logged into Windows 7 or Vista

I need to login to a remote into either a Win7 or Vista computer but when I connect I get a Logon Message "Another user is currently logged on..." but it does not specify who. I have a domain ...
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Who is reading my hard drive? (svchost) [closed]

I am using Windows 7 Pro. Using Process Monitor tool I see that Windows is constantly reading stuff and writing stuff to the hard drive. Most of the time under Process Name I can see what program ...
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Win7 VM network is flaky after migrating from Hyper-V 2012 to 2012R2 and upgrading integration software

I'm in the process of upgrading our Windows 2012 Hyper-V hosts to 2012R2. As part of this process, I am migrating existing VMs from the 2012 hosts to hosts that have already been rebuilt. These are ...
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Unable to run web application for .Net framework 2.0, 3.5 in IIS 7.5

I am having DELL laptop with Windows 7 professional, IIS 7.5. I have installed .Net framework 2.0, 3.5, 4.0. Some of my old asp.net applications are built on framework 2.0 and 3.5. I tried ...
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Windows - Software restriction policy to block exe files in all subdirectories

How can I block all executables in %APPDATA%? I've read for CryptoLocker this is a good policy: C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\*\*.exe But that apparently won't protect more than one layer ...
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Group policy waited for the network subsystem

In an AD domain with Windows Server 2008 R2 DCs users are complaining about delays in the bootup process of the clients. The group policy log reveals that the client is waiting ~ 20-50 seconds for ...
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Windows 7/8 Strongswan IKEv2 Wrong Gateway

I have setup Strongswan on Ubuntu 14.04 from the official package. I use IKEv2 with PKI authentication and a custom authorization plugin. This works great for Android and Ubuntu clients using ...
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Connecting to Remote Desktop using proxy and Remote Desktop Gateway?

I have setup a Remote Desktop Gateway server using Windows Server 2012 R2. I am using the Remote Desktop Gateway as an intermediary between to provide the remote desktop session over 443 since 3389 is ...
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Consistently slow domain logins / folder redirection

I've been trying to diagnose slow logins to my domain. One of my first stops was Domain login very slow 10+ minutes. So far I've been able to tell it has to do with my policy that applies folder ...
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Computer running Win7 won't access websites but can ping them

First off, pardon me if this is not where I should ask IT questions. If there is another StackExchange site (or site in general) that I should go to by all means let me know. The Problem: One of our ...
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Windows 7 cannot create “permanent” profile from samba server

I have a samba server which has an odd problem; I was able to get the Win7 box to logon using the instructions from the official samba wiki; however, after setting up a BDC, I missed the step of using ...
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L2TP/IPSec from Windows 7 to ASA 5520

I am trying to setup L2TP/IPSec on our ASA5520 to support a fringe case for one of our developers. The Windows VPN subsystem apparently stores the kerberos or NTLM cookie for the login when you use ...
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I can't connect to VNC Server (connection refused : error 10061).

I purchased a vps and configured it by using this tutorial (means installed GENOM desktop and VNC server): http://www.time4vps.eu/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=41 Then I installed ...
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How to determine if the last shutdown was due to power failure in windows?

I know I can get logs of shutdowns from the eventlog when the shutdown is proper and initiated by the user or due to software upgrades. But how do I determine if the last shutdown was due power ...
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How to load MSMQ cmdlets in Windows 7?

Technet has a nice article (Windows PowerShell for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8) listing a myriad of PowerShell cmdlets available on the latest OSes. Often there are easy (or not so easy:-) ways ...
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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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Shares and printers on a server are not accessible for one workstation

The PC in question is running Windows 7 and the server is Windows Server 2012 Standard. Both machines can ping each other by IP and Name. I've tried flushing the DNS cache, removing the pc from the ...
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Generalize an image without using Sysprep?

Without using sysprep, is there another way to generalize an image for use with Clonezilla? I created a sysprep image and forgot to add a few things. So when I tried to redo it, I get the failed to ...
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An Active Directory Domain Controller for This Domain Could Not be Contacted with windows 7 laptop

I have server running Zentyal. And I have a problem with joining my domain. The problem exists with only my laptop. I've tried some other PC's and they successfully join the domain. All the machines ...