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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LocalSystem account not recongizing FQDN as intranet, causing open file security warning when deploying from SCCM 2007

I have spent the last two days reading and trying every solution online, but I cannot figure out the best way to approach this. We use SCCM to deploy packages and it uses the localsystem account to ...
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How to install Admin tools on Windows 7 and Windows XP workstations via powershell?

we have around 250 workstation(mix of windows 7 and XP SP3) ; we are delegating those users some admin tasks via task pads and they need admin tool pack(containing AD tools such as dsa.msc etc) for ...
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How can I speed up my login on a Windows 7 machine to a Samba domain?

This is a problem related to Windows 7 machines using a Samba 3.5 domain. I have searched feverishly and found many solutions but none have worked. I recently re-imaged a computer lab I'm in charge ...
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Transparent Proxy For Individual Web Apps?

At work, I perform automated testing of our front-end web apps that use Active Directory for authentication. One tool (Sahi) uses a local proxy to go between the web app and the user's browser, to ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 SMB share, deleted files and folders lock up

We work in a mixed Mac / PC environment. Desktop operators work on Mac only, whereas our backend services are Windows based. Also some manual operations are done on Windows 7. We call our problem ...
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Any way from a command line to change the DNS suffix of a Win7 PC?

I need to change the DNS suffix on Win7 PC's. Netsh does lots, but I can't find this in there. Any way to change it in a batch file (such as a logon script)?
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Localhost stop resolving/serving local site after a few clicks IIS 7.5

previously I have searched tried to find the answer from a previous question, however Im not sure it was resolved. I could comment on the question to find more, so decided to post a new question. ...
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Custom incremental update in Windows

Our client has 100+ computer in the network and they are switching to Windows 7 next month. Our software is based on SQL 2008 and .NET 1.1 binaries. They requirement is to create an incremental ...
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Configuring Corporate Windows Error Reporting On Windows 7

Is there any good documentation out there explaining how to setup Corporate Error Reporting (CER) on Windows 7? I found some information in Advanced Windows Debugging but the book targets Windows XP ...
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Profiles and using the local profile for a domain user

I’m having some trouble with profiles and would like to reach out for some help. I’ve tried to do some research to help myself along, but I’m not making much progress on my own. I’ve pretty much taken ...
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Unable to log into samba server

I am unable to log into a samba server (running on fedora core 6) as it prompts for a username and password when I try to connect to the mapped drives from my windows 7 machine. I decided to reset ...
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VPN worked with Vista client, but breaks with Win7 client

I have a VPN with WinServer2003 on the host side and Vista (x64) as the client. The Vista client (192.168.0.nnn) connects daily to the VPN to backup all the machines on the host side (10.1.nnn.nnn). ...
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Generating client certificates for IIS webapp

I am trying to figure out how to set up my web application so that only clients (external) with issued certificates could access it. (on Windows7) I have followd this tutorial where i got a .CER and ...
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Can't save credentials in Remote Desktop connection file

I have a saved .RDP file for a connection to another computer, if I check the box to "Remember my credentials" the connection attempt is immediately rejected and the authentication box pops back up ...
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Permissions within Windows symlink to a Samba share

I have a Samba shared folder on an Ubuntu box which I can access from my Windows 7 PC and within which, as a non-administrator Windows user, can create and update files and folders. However, when I ...
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Grizzly server - works with IP, but not with domain name

I'm hosting a grizzly web service on a Windows 7 Pro machine (embedded in a regular Java process), and it is binding to http://my-domain-name. When trying to hit the service from another machine, ...
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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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Windows 7 Remote Desktop stops with copy paste action after copy and paste on local machine

I'm working on a local PC with Windows 7 64-bit and I have a remote desktop connection to a PC with the same config. When I paste a large file from my remote desktop PC to my local PC it works... ...
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Windows 7 Screen Saver timeout problems using GPO

In our Windows 2003 domain, we are enforcing screensavers with timeouts through GPO. The settings currently in effect are. Screen Saver = Enabled Screen Saver executable name =Enabled and ...
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Server 2008 r2 NO DOMAIN workstation plain vanilla simple network SHARES fail to clients under odd circumstances

Basically I have the SAME problem as another user. I read his attempts to get a reply that made sense. But he seemed to get everything but what he asked for. I hope I have better luck. SETUP> 1: ...
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Are memory and thread managers on Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate same?

I was asking one question on DBA site, and I got a reply, that implies, that Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 Home/Prof/Ultimate have different memory and thread managers. Is this correct?
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Adding SSD boot disk to machine running RAID 10

I have a server (dev rig) that runs Windows 2008 R2 and boots from a RAID 10 setup. Now I want to add an SSD disk that will contain Windows 7 (could be dual boot, but dont plan on salvaging the ...
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Terminal Server Print Spooler Event Errors

We are running Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with Terminal Services. We get the following error: Error 4/11/2012 3:35:30 PM PrintService 808 Initializing Log Name: ...
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“Error 53” with local LAN machines after VPN session on server

I have a Windows 2000 server with a Windows 7 client that occasionally gets "error 53" when accessing the server by name (net view \\server). It still works by IP address (net view \\192.168.0.1). ...
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Cloud Storage/Remote Storage - Windows 7 Embedded

Currently I am running "Windows 7 Embedded" on a few Thin Clients (HP T5570E). I would like to store all user files running on the clients on a remote server (Not local). I have attempted using ...
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IIS 7.5 Static File Request to localhost occasionally taking 4 minutes

We are hosting a web application on a series of Windows 7 machines (accessed via localhost), which has IIS 7.5, and some users are sporadically getting stuck in the middle of a request. After ...
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Exchange 2003 SP2 event 9646 since deploy of Outlook 2010 with Windows 7

I have spent lot of time googling around to find an explainatory answer to my doubts but nothing... I have a Exchange 2003 SP2 on a Windows 2003 Domain. Most of clients have Outlook 2003. Now.. I ...
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Root Relative Symbolic Links Not Resolving Properly (Windows)

According to the MSDN Documentation on Creating Symbolic Links, root relative symbolic links (those starting with "\") should resolve relative to the drive that the symlink is accessed from. I have a ...
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Good Perfmon Counters for Initial Troubleshooting

I increasingly deal with users who complain there "computer is slow" or that "it takes forever to load" on the laptops we provide (fairly standard build of Windows 7 32-bit with Office 2010 and a few ...
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WinHTTP module not found (HRESULT 0x8007007e)

I've got a customer that gets a module not found error (0x8007007e) when running a vbscript at this line of code: set test = CreateObject("WinHttp.WinHttpRequest.5.1") The system is Windows 7 ...
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Application/system hangs that cause user to have to logoff or reboot in order to continue

Windows 7 user (accounts department) doing relatively undemanding tasks such as opening/printing an rtf invoice from a network location that cause an application hang. If the user waits a number of ...
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wmic shows network drives as used that have been unmapped

I have a script running on Windows 7 Professional SP1 x64 that maps the first available network drive to a network resource, uses it, and then deletes the mapping. Unfortunately, after deleting the ...
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IIS 7.5: How do I compare the configuration of two “applications”?

On my Windows 7 dev machine, I have two applications configured on IIS 7.5: Both have the same web.config, but one of them works and the other doesn't (no HTTP reply, browser keeps waiting forever). ...
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Access error with administrator accounts

Problem: I have access denied on system files and folders, using accounts that are in the local\administrators group. system is W7 Ultimate 64 bit that is joined to a domain. the users that login to ...
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Installing apxs on windows 64

I'm trying to set up my localhost apache2.2, running on windows 7, as a flash streaming server. So far I've discovered that I need to install mod_flv, which means I need apxs. I found apxs for win32 ...
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Delete the default instance of SQL Server 2008

I'm trying to uninstall SQL Server 2008. I went through add remove programs and deleted all the SQL Server programs which didn't remove the services and the instances... I manually deleted the ...
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When users login who have been recently moved in AD, they receive the wrong (old) login script

We are migrating our staff to Windows 7 from Windows Vista. We make changes to the users in AD by removing the roaming profile and changing the login script. For some odd reason sometimes (not for ...
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Roaming Profiles inheriting IE esc and other IE security settings from TS 2008 R2 server

I've recently set up a terminal server for remote access purposes, I'm using roaming profiles for all users as all clients use W7. I'm seeing some strange behaviour when they log on to the server ...
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Trying to install PEAR (running go-pear batch file) - getting “php_pdo.dll is missing” error

I need PEAR installed. So, I tried running the go-pear batch file inside by PHP extract. But it gives this error - The program can't start because php_pdo.dll is missing from your computer. Try ...
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tag file property windows server 2003

We have a file server running windows server 2003. All client machines are running windows 7. I'd love to use windows 7 tags file property but this doesn't appear to be available from the windows ...
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What are the implications of GPT when attempting image-based deployment for workstations?

I've got 13 machines with identical hardware that I need to deploy. The machines all have the new UEFI standard, which apparently forces GPT regardless of disk size. I've thus far been unsuccessful in ...
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ADFS acting like it has a Relying Party Identifier blacklist?

In our development environment, we're having a problem with our configured Relying Parties in ADFS 2.0 that is baffling me. It's acting as though there is a blacklist of identifiers. We have 3 ...
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Is it possible to modify the Notification and Alert Settings for all users on Windows 7?

We are testing moving users to from XP to windows 7. One of the first complaints we got is that the default behavior for Communicator 2007 doesn't show the "pop-up" notifications when you first ...
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Determine a cause of privilege elevation in Windows 7

I've stuck with some problem in my Visual Studio instance. I've used it for a while with the low-priveleged user account without any problem. But today I found that I can't start it without ...
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User Account Picture doesn't display on Remote Desktop prompt

In an Active Directory Domain, I'm logging on via Remote Desktop to various AD clients. In Windows 7, the Remote Desktop connection prompt displays the last username I used to connect to the client ...
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Limit copssh users to home directory Windows 7

I have found these two sites below: CopSSH SFTP -- limit users access to their home directory only and http://blogs.windowsnetworking.com/wnadmin/2006/11/07/copssh-restricting-users-access/ as well as ...
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Windows 7 64-bit machine won't shutdown after installing and uninstalling WAIK to create WinPE disc

I can shut it down by not logging in which suggests a profile issue, but I'm wondering if there is a known issue. -TIA
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access denied searching mapped drive via windows explorer

when searching a mapped drive in a windows server 2008 environment i receive an access denied error message in windows explorer. this message happens with windows 7 professional 32-bit only. Can ...
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Access a host server running on localhost from a guest VM? (XP-Mode)

I have a weblogic server running on localhost, and I'd like to connect to it from an XP-mode virtual machine without much hassle. It isn't accessible via its IP, so I've been trying to get the XP-mode ...
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How can I create and mount a shadow copy from a batch file on Windows 7?

I would like to be able snapshot the system volume, mount that shadow copy, then run my own hand-rolled copy on it all from a batch file. How can I do this on Windows 7?