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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Bonobo Server Windows Authentication [on hold]

We are moving some of our projects at the company I work at over to git and I have been tasked with setting up an internal git server on our windows server. Just to preface, I am not a networking guy, ...
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Office 2007 running under Windows 7 is slow to save files to network

Saving an Excel or Word 2007 file to a network share is very slow in Office 2007. It might take as long as two minutes two save a 100kb file. What could be causing this? The network share is hosted ...
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Exception Enumerating SQL Server Instances with SMO WMI ManagedComputer

I'm trying to use the SMO WMI API/objects in PowerShell 2.0 on Windows 7 with SQL Server 2008 R2 installed to get a list of SQL Server instances on the local computer using the Managed Comuter object. ...
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Connecting to a Cisco ASA 5510 with Win 7 VPN client

Is it possible to configure a Cisco ASA 5510 to accept a connection from Windows 7 with the built in VPN client software in Win7 ? I know this question has sorta-been asked before on SF but I'm ...
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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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Installing OpenVPN on Windows7

It seems I cannot install the current version of OpenVPN (2.1.2) because the TAP driver is not signed and therefore windows 7 x64 refuses to install it. It shows up in the device manager, but with a ...
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Windows 7 search not showing results from mapped Server 2008 R2 share

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 network share setup as a map drive in Win 7 x64. I want to search it via Windows 7 but I always get "no items match your search". It's as though it's not even ...
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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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Local Group Policy not updating. RSOP and GPResult show stale data

This issue exists on a Windows 7 Pro x64 machine (Dell Inspiron E6420). I am trying to adjust a setting using gpedit.msc, but the change never seems to take effect. By that, I mean the setting that is ...
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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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Meetings Disappearing from Outlook 2010 Public Calendar

We are experiencing a frustrating issue with our Public Calendars in Outlook 2010. Meetings that have been scheduled months in advance are missing, but will then reappear. If user A logs in @ 9:30 ...
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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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Is there a GPO to allow standard users to access Resource Monitor

I need to allow standard domain users to be able to access the Resource Monitor on Windows 7 without adding them into the administrators group on any local machines. Is there a domain GPO setting to ...
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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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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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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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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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Issue connecting over RDP when on Windows VPN

I have an issue that just began today and not sure what the cause is (I've been able to successfully connect this way for several years). On my Windows 7 box, I have a VPN set up in Windows. Today I ...
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How do I get Windows 7 wallpaper to display the company logo properly?

Windows 7 is not displaying our company background properly. Curves show pixelation and straight lines are jagged. I'm working with a scalable vector graphics (SVG) image that I've exported to the ...
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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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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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Initial Deployment-MDT+WDS

So I've been attempting to use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit with Windows Deployment Services to deploy images on a client. The deployment server is running Server 2012 and is both the Domain ...
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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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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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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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Force a specific theme for entire network using GPO

I am attempting to force a specific theme to all machines in my network. I know that the GPO "Load a Specific Theme" in: User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Control Panel/Personalization Is ...
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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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Failed to connect to the System Event Notification Service

Several end-users try and log into their Windows 7 machine, they get a message, "failed to connect to the windows notification service" and it goes to a black screen and never actually loads their ...
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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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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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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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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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Error: “All disks holding extents for a given volume must have the same sector size, and the sector size must be valid.”

I was trying to create a mirrored drive in Disk Management, but I kept on getting this error: "All disks holding extents for a given volume must have the same sector size, and the sector size must be ...
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“No more threads can be created in the system” in Network and Sharing Center

A while back I noticed on one of our laboratory computers (Windows 7, very little extra software installed) that the network connection icon in the system tray would claim that it had no network ...
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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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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: C:\Windows\...
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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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Copy Windows 7 profile from one domain user to another

I have a user profile for my current domain user in C:\Users\peter.NEMOQ_AD. Now I'm moving to another domain, separate from the old. The new profile is in C:\Users\peter.ENALOG. I want to keep ...
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copying user profile on windows 7

Is there a tool or a trick to easily duplicate a windows profile? My problem is that I have a local user profile and I like to copy that for another user. Additionaly that profile was created ...
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Problem running Apache-Tomcat on every web browser installed in Windows 7

I'm working on a web application in JSP and my web container is Apache Tomcat 7.0.2 (Its portable cross-platform version). As I've made extensive use of HTML5-CSS3 and my target browser is Google ...
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How to configure Microsoft Remote Assistance to share the clipboard in Windows 7

Remote Desktop allows you to share the clipboard. It even allows you to copy files through a copy and paste mechanism. However, remote assistance does not seem to allow you to do this. Microsoft has ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Folder Redirection/Offline Files on Win 7 | Folders are empty when not connected to the domain

I've been struggling with this issue for days and cannot seem to find anyone else with a similar issue. I will note first that I have tried using both roaming profiles and the group policy setting ...
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Activating Windows 7 with MAK passed in Unattend.xml via WDS

I have configured WDS to deploy a Windows 7 Pro image (Volume Licensed) and I'm using an unattend.xml file for the configuration. The only problem I'm running into is activation. I'm passing a MAK ...