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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Cannot RDP into Windows 7 over VPN

The exact scenario where it fails: I am unable to RDP into any Windows 7 or 2008 R2 servers within a certain subnet, while connected to the network via VPN. Windows 7 Client connected through the ...
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Windows 7 print error when printing to another Windows 7 [on hold]

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate setup with a USB printer, which is shared. Everything is ok on host, I can print from any program, test page is fine, and I can even mount it to LPT1 using NET USE, which I ...
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Unattended Windows 7 install with non-DHCP DNS Server: Domain join fails, claiming it can't find the domain

I'm trying to build an unattended Windows 7 image script that will do a simple domain join. The catch is that the DHCP-provided DNS server knows absolutely nothing about my domain, so I need to set ...
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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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RSOP resolves wrong computer name

I have imaged a computer using Acronis Snap Deploy. The source computer from where the image have been taken is SOURCEW7, and the computer created with this image is W7TEST When I do a RSOP ...
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Remote Desktop Username Logon Failure - Remote Desktop only Passes local Account Domain - Win 7 Pro

Remote Desktop Logon Failure - from windows 7 across multiple VPN and NAT, to a Win 08 R2 server. Logon to the local account has been used and is good. Multiple users can hit the same account with ...
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Is there a software available that can backup from Windows 7 client to mapped network drive and provide email notification? [on hold]

We have 2 or 3 Windows 7 machines in our Windows 2008 domain that have special software that write their data locally to the PC. Storing their data on a network drive is not possible. We would like ...
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Windows Deployment Services Windows machines don't join automatically DNS wrong ip

At my work we swapped out servers and starting from scratch. Previously had WDS on the old server and would join computers automatically to domain and push the correct DNS values on the client ...
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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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Is Windows 7 RC stable enough for limited production deployment?

With the Windows 7 RC out today, and it being good for a year before expiring makes for a compelling argument to deploy it in limited production usage internally. I tested the Windows 7 Beta and was ...
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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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Storing Windows Installation Files on Hard Drive

I just installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 on to a new hard drive from a USB key. I want to copy the installation files from the USB key somewhere on the HD, so that when Windows asks for the Windows ...
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How to install RSAT on remote Windows 7 workstations using Powershell in 2003 AD

How do I install and enable RSAT tools on remote Windows 7 Workstations using Powershell? Actually this process I think has 2 parts: Installing the tools Enabling the features; How can this be ...
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Windows Services Error 1053

I'm running Windows 7 and have VirutalBox installed. I have an Ubuntu server running in a VM. I would like this VM to start up with the machine and run as a service in the background. You can launch a ...
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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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How to preinstall a Windows 7 device driver or prevent install prompt?

I am trying to silently install Cisco IP Communicator software as part of a system deployment. For deployment, I am using KACE 2000 which basically lets you compile sets batch files and run them in a ...
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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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Running powershell like a process to monitor for event changes

I would like to have powershell manage network profiles for me depending on where I connect to. Mostly for my three work locations I jump between. I need specific IP off the wireless networks so I can ...
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Add language bar with two settings for all users in domain on local computer?

I have a Windows 7 computer that needs to have both English and Spanish (US) language settings enabled. It is on the domain. Multiple users will use this machine, and it will be the only machine with ...
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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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Opensearch Connector for SharePoint 2013 Foundation not returning any results

I want to connect the SharePoint search to the local windows 7 search via an opensearch connector. But when I search for something it always return no results but the search on wbsite link works. The ...
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Windows 7 NNTP Server [closed]

I am doing some development that requires some interaction with an NNTP server, however I don't want to develop against a live server for obvious reasons and am trying to get a local NNTP server setup ...
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Best way to manage two Win 7 computers without a server

A customer has just purchased two new computers which I need to manage and support. Ideally this would be done with a server using domains and group policys to manage everything, but this is obviously ...
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How does “net use” work in windows 7 for printer connection?

I've been using "net use" successfully to connect to shared drives on my network with Windows 7. Now, I am trying to connect a Windows 7 computer to a shared printer on a windows 7. So, on the ...
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way to trace IP address change in Windows [closed]

Ours is a small network consisting of 15 users. We have lan messenger installed in every machine. Someone is misusing it by using annonymous IP address in their system. We traced the anonymous IP as ...
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How to view local site on mobile? [closed]

I have a windows 7 laptop and a phone, both connected to my home wifi network. I have a local site running on my IIS7 windows laptop. If I type localhost, I can see the default page. The problem is ...
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Running IIS8 local server not working [closed]

I have a windows 7 laptop and I want to set up IIS8, php, mysql to run in a development environment, but I am having trouble. I opened IIS8, and when I click on my site "Default website" and click ...
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User Environment variables vs. System Environment variables. Does System Variable always override User variable? [migrated]

I have elevated rights to my laptop but not admin rights. Admin rights are required to modify System environment variables. I expected that if I created a user environment varaibale of the same name ...
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Certain PCs on a domain become unreachable. Solved by unplugging/plugging ethernet

I have a domain of approximately 30 PCs. All but 3 are running Windows 7 Professional, the others are running Windows 8.1 pro. I've noticed there are a handful of PCs that aren't reachable via ...
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Why does virtualbox only have 32-bit option, no 64-bit option on Windows 7? [migrated]

I have downloaded and installed the newest virtualbox 4.3.20 for my Windows 7, but when I want to install 64-bit Linux, the New->Create Virtual Machine only displays 32-bit option, no 64-bit option. ...
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Why is my loopbacked GPO reporting as disabled

Let me start by saying that my experience with GPO is limited to tentatively poking at settings until they fall into place by trial and error. It is entirely possible this will be a very obvious ...
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RUNAS Error (Windows 7)

I'm trying the below command runas /user:\\(domain)\(myusername) C:\Users\user\compress.bat I then input the password, but I get the following error - RUNAS ERROR: Unable to acquire user password ...
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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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Windows 7 DHCP Default Gateway not Overridden by manual Default Gateway

We have recently installed Windows 7 for student computers. All student computers must be routed through our content filter which is located at 192.168.0.63. This was done in WinXP by adding a Default ...
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My Windows 7 PC receives a double gateway from the DHCP server. Why?

I have a windows 7 pc in a windows 2003 server environment. every now and then (about twice a day), the gateway setting is changed to 0.0.0.0 and 192.168.1.1. Now, the 192.168.1.1 setting is correct, ...
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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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OpenVPN on Windows: clients don't see network behind server [migrated]

I set up my openvpn server on Windows 7 pc. Client is connecting to server succesfully, so my port is forwarded to openvpn server. I'am able to ping 10.8.0.1 address from client. And that's all, but I ...
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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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Could not start DHCP client on windows 7 home premium. Error 5 access denied [migrated]

DHCP client didn't start automatic. Trying start from services: Windows could not start the DHCP Client service on Local Computer. Error 5: Access denied. What should be fixed please?
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How do you force an update to a user's group membership in Windows 7?

I am writing a web application that uses .NET Windows Authentication and relies on a user's group membership to Authorize them to various areas of the website. Right now I'm on a dev machine that IS ...
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Logging onto Windows local computer without local or network account

I have a Windows 7 Professional machine that has accidentally been removed from the active directory on the domain controller. Therefore the network does not recognize this machine and the machine ...
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On Macbook Pro, Can I dual OS X, with a windows 7 VHD, with option to open Win7 VHD with as VM once inside OS X? [migrated]

So Im a Network tech, working mostly in a windows environment. We do some work with OS X/IOS devices, plus all the interconnectability between IOS and OS X devices convinced me to pickup a new MacBook ...
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Outlook 2013 won't connect to Office 365 (Exchange)

I have a multiple users with a roaming profiles on a windows server 2008R2 domian. One of these 2013 Outlook profiles won't connect to Exchange on one of the computers. Here's what I've tested: Let's ...
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Intermittent limited access to network share over VPN

I'm looking for ideas for what to check. I've got a user that has issues when she connects to our network over VPN, but never has issues when she's connected in the office. The issue is with one of ...
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Lotus Notes Error - “Specified Network name no longer available”

I work for a bank who is using Lotus Notes email and during the transition from Windows XP to Windows 7 the Lotus Notes client was upgraded from Client 8.0.2 to 8.5.3. Given that these were the only ...
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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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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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can I script leaving/joining a domain (and not have to reboot)?

I've been getting this message a lot lately: I'm building a few Windows VMs. The fix is to leave the domain and then rejoin it. It's a bit labor intensive though... is there any way to do this via ...
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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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Permission Denied on authentication in sshwindows

I'm having trouble for authentication on my windows machine using OpenSSH with following this instructions However the result was not the same. Once I run the SSH using services permission was denied ...