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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Changing the Security Level of IE 11 via the Registry looks to be implemented but changes to 0 once IE Internet Options Security tab is opened

This is Windows 7 SP1 After being updated to the most current version So I've been trying change the security level for trusted sites and it just doesn't want to stick. I modify the current level ...
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Bginfo via GPO Server 2008 r2 - Timer Not Working

I am running Bginfo via GPO on Server 2008 r2 with Windows 7 clients. The bat file (below) is run by: User Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Scripts (Logon/Logoff). Bat File ...
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How can I view information for domain groups from the command line with just core Windows utilities?

I'm familiar with using the NET commands to get information for local users and groups in most scenarios. However, I'm running into a problem using it to get information for domain groups with long ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

We have a followig problem that happens on new workstations with Windows 7 x64 and Acrobat Reader XI only. Every few days the following key is automatically added to registry: ...
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Office Registry Settings for Office 2013 for use with ADRMS

We had ADRMS running with Office 2010 on Windows 7, between a few divisions using Trusted Publishing Domains (TPD), this made available by using a few registry changes for use in Office 2010 ...
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Windows 7: Having Underprivileged User Install and Alter Fonts

I've run into this huge issue with a graphic designer. They want to be able to install fonts they have downloaded. This user is a non-admin user on the local machine and a non-admin user on our ...
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Windows login remembering the wrong last user

I have a PC running Windows 7, and use domain profiles for login. The group policies are set to remember the last user who logged on. The problem I am having is that the login screen always shows ...
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Domain computer cannot resolve internal hostnames, but nslookup can

I have a Windows 7 computer on my domain that is behaving oddly. It is possible to ping www.google.com It can ping internal hosts using their IP address It can ping the local Domain Controller/DNS ...
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Files not appearing - caching or?

I'm going to try to describe an effect we're seeing, hopefully this will be useful enough to gather an answer. If there is a duplicate, I will accept that I missed it and delete this question. Using ...
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Windows 7 Unchangable AppLocker Rules

I have a windows 7 image that appears to be using an applocker ruleset that I'm unable to modify or disable. Performing the following appears to have no effect on this enforced AppLocker mystery ...
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Importing available module into PowerShell v2.0 results in error

I'm trying to import a PowerShell module to do some SSH work. I've unlocked all of the files I'm trying to import in the module. The module itself is located in a directory where modules are to be ...
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Scheduled task timed out and terminated before reaching its run time limit

I have a scheduled task running on a Windows 7 server (not a server OS, I know, but the only function of this box is to run that single task). The task is terminated at the next scheduled run time ...
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Users still get UAC prompt after allowing printer install and alter LAN connection by GPO?

I've implemented the following Group Policy settings to allow non-admins to install printer drivers and to enable / disable their wifi: User Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Network ...
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IIS 7.5 on Windows 7; I Can reach “Default Web Site”, from my MAC, but none of the other hosted sites

I'm using VPN and Microsoft Remote Desktop to access my work Windows 7 VM. I need to get my Windows 7 machine to serve SAMClientDev (see screenshot), so that I can access it from my MAC, but I keep ...
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Completely removing MSXML 4.0 that was installed with SXS components

So, I was just reviewing my workstations for software they're not supposed to have, and came across traces of MSXML 4.0 still being on some of my machines. These are all Windows 7 machines, they had ...
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Network system tray icon and control panel slowly becoming unresponsive in Windows 7 [closed]

I have to manage hundreds of VOIP PBXes, which I connect to via the Windows 7 PPTP VPN client. I've noticed that over time as I add more and more PPTP connections, the network system tray, as well as ...
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Least-Privilege BUILTIN\Administrator Failure Configuring Application Control Policies with AppLocker

I asked this question over at SuperUser to no avail a while ago, before realizing that serverfault may be a better option. I'm configuring execution control on a computer running Windows 7 SP1 ...
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What determines the name of registry entries under \Outlook\Resiliency\DisabledItem?

I'm trying to script a way to re-enable a specific Outlook add-in via the registry (Outlook UI isn't an option since it's locked down for users). I know the general location I need to remove a reg ...
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Windows cant open mac shared files unless read only

I recently setup a mac server (Mavericks 10.9.5, Server 3.2.1) in our office environment, mostly mac but there are two windows pcs. The windows 8 machine can connect and open files/folders without ...
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Windows 7 command prompt processes run twice in separate instances

Whenever I launch a command prompt process from the command prompt, I expect everything to happen within that command prompt. It used to. Now, for some reason, instead it does this: launches a ...
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Windows 7 Group Policy Printer not Loading

I'm trying to create a group policy that applies printers to a specific user security group, but facing difficulties. When loading a GPO with 4 printers in it, all but two PCs load all 4 printers. ...
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Matching Serial to OS Edition

Is there a way to determine from a serial Key which build/version it belongs to? The previous admin provided a list of keys, but no indication of what OS they are for. Specifically Win Vista and Win ...
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Microsoft Office Standard 2010 Not activating with KMS Server

About a month ago I took the 64GB SSD inside of my workstation out and cloned it to a new 128GB SSD which I put back into the workstation (I had like 4 bytes left...). Everything has worked great and ...
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Recommended Permissions for Virtual Service Accounts on Windows 7+

I'm trying to have an NSIS Installer install a custom service as part of an installation. It would be nice to run the service with one of those typical 'NT Service\xyz' style virtual service accounts ...
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Network based automount drive in GPO

For starters, I know about net use for this, but I need a more sophisticated solution. We have two branches, and both have a server with shared drives, both of which have are (or will have) the same ...
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How to set up Incoming Connection over modem for offline Windows 7 system

I have a Windows 7 computer that will be offline except for a modem connection. From a previous question I have worked around an error setting up the Incoming Connection. (The RemoteAccess service ...
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Repackage EXE to MSI what software can I use? [closed]

I need to create msi package for silent distribution across my network and I need to convert the Google Chrome and other software to MSI package that is compatible with SSCM or any other third party ...
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How to plan a script to be executed at session end inside a powershell script?

I am writing a login script in Powershell which install a amount of printers, depending on the user currently loggin into Windows 7. I would like this user to remove the printers it have installed as ...
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WebDAV and Windows 7, no write access

I have configured my Apache 2.4.10 with WebDAV: DavLockDB "/etc/httpd/var/DavLock" Alias /public "/srv/webdav/public" <Directory "/srv/webdav/public"> Dav On AllowOverride None Options ...
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Windows Interoperable Kerberos V5 Realm tcp KDC

I have a Windows 7 client that cannot reach a mit-krb5 KDC due to a firewall beyond my control. More specifically the client can reach the KDC, but the KDC's udp response does not make it back to the ...
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Active Directory User Not Seeing Public Folder

I'm putting shortcuts into the All User folder, and the Administrator of the PC can see it, but the AD user can't. Is there some setting I'm missing or what? Using Server 2012 Datacenter R2 and Win 7 ...
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Bind 10 - Reverse zone file error

As I stated in the title I have a problem with BIND 10 . More exactly , I am looking to make a reverse zone file. I am using BIND on Windows 7. I know, there were warnings about how ISC doesn't ...
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EFS decrypt access denied

I have a very weird behaviour here on a Windows 7 box (in AD). The user has (good boy) stored the files encrypted with EFS on his local disk. When he wants to open a file, e.g. in Word, he receives ...
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Windows 7 image should fit on USB flash drive, but imagex says “There is not enough space on the disk.”

Using this Microsoft Technet guide I'm trying to capture my windows 7 image for future workstations and have an issue that I don't understand. When booted into Windows PE after prepping the image as ...
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windows 7 as kvm guest installation with virtio drivers - detected virtio scsi disk shows wrong capacity

I am trying to install windows 7 64bit as a kvm guest. I read here that I should install the virtio scsi driver during installation. I use virt-install to start my installation from the command line ...
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unable to start the installation of a kvm win7 guest

I am using this command (using virt-install on a debian 7 host) to start the installation of windows7 guest OS. I have assembled the following from a plethora of sites virt-install --connect ...
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Is dual directory integrations possible with Windows?

In the Mac world, you can integrate OS X systems with dual directories so that OS X looks towards Active Directory for authentication and OpenLDAP for OS X managed preferences. Is the following ...
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How to Unshare a Windows 7 Machine?

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise machine on one domain which is visible from a different domain and a different user, even though I disabled sharing. At one point in time, the Windows 7 machine had the ...
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Program Files(x86) not being interpretted right on Win7x64 when not running as local admin

Regards, I'm having a peculiar issue with a 32bit software program that is being migrated to a x64 environment (Windows XP SP3 towards Windows 7 X64. The application is question is a electronic ...
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Internet Explorer proxy pac files

We have a simple pac file used for staff in work and at home: function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { /* Exclude "Portico" URL */ if (shExpMatch(url, "*google.com*")) { return ...
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Authentication to mapped Samba shares failing after AD username change in Win7

Background: One of our users was recently married and changed her name. Correspondingly, we changed her AD username from jane.doe to jane.smith. However, she now cannot authenticate into any of our ...
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Very slow network copy from windows 7 to windows 2008 r2 server

I am having an issue where users have started to experience very slow transfer speeds both to and from my Dell server. When I say started, the only thing that has changed is that as of Sunday, we ...
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Allow power user to install software

I need to grant an user some admin rights, so he can enter his credentials when someone is prompted to install a software (and just that), he is no admin, I don't want him to have too much access. My ...
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AVG Remote Admin installing Trial AVG Internet Security

My company has been using AVG Remote Administrator for a few years now, but over the past couple months, I've noticed a weird issue when doing a remote install. Due to circumstances beyond my control ...
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2 x mSata Raid0 seems fine, Intel rapid storage doesn't show, reports error

I've searched but couldn't find anything related. I've got a MSI GT60 2oc, Win7 x64 laptop that supports a twin mSata raid0, which after a bunch of hijinks, inc replacing the twin mSata caddy, I seem ...
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Mapped drive is accessed drive

I've got some users that will randomly get 'Access Denied' when trying to access a mapped drive or print to a shared printer. When i get the users to 'log-off-Log-on' they are able to access the ...
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Some Windows 7 PCs don't show Previous Versions of folders stored on Samba server. Others do just fine

I recently set up a Debian 7 file server using Samba to share files with our Windows PCs. I installed and configured snapshots and set it up so Windows clients can right click a shared folder on the ...
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Drive Maps via Group Policy - Overlapping Policies

((NOTE: We are on Windows 8.1 with a 2008R2 domain)) We have decided to move away from mapping drives via a log in script and attempting to do it via Group Policy. I have personally been doing this ...
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No syslog using Kiwi 9.4 (free) directly connected on the inside of a Cisco ASA 5505 running a VPN

I have a number of remote branches (each with an IPSec site to site configuration. The main station has a Cisco 5510, the branches are each a Cisco ASA 5505. Works fine. I recently installed the paid ...
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Transmit Monitor Screen without using Software [closed]

Is there anyway I can share my monitor screen to another monitor without any application/process running on my computer and only by using hardware/cables ,etc. I do not want to have 2 monitors ...