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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Is it possible to switch to Kerberos only Windows domain

Is it possible to configure both Windows servers and workstations (Windows 7) to use only Kerberos for authentication and not use NTLM for authentication within the Domain? I was told that Kerberos ...
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win7 and win xp roaming profile

I have a samba server with WinXP roaming profiles and now I have to have some win7 clients as well. Is there any trick which would allowed to login any users on Winxp and Win7 with the same profile ...
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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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Does Audit Mode Have a Time Limit

I am trying to move towards better Sysprep and image management practices, and I am trying to get me and my time to use Audit Mode when modifying the images to get rid of some nasty image problems I ...
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Unable to start SQL Server 2008 service

I am running SQL Server 2008 R2, and I am having an issue with my local server instance. At first, this only happened occasionally and seemingly completely randomly, but was fixed when I restarted my ...
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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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Mirroring Windows 7 install to migrate to a new disk

One of my clients has a critical Windows 7 workstation, due to the variety of software installed on the machine, 'extremely' intricate software setup, and it's critical nature to the business it needs ...
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Windows Event Log Forwarding

I am currently prototyping a setup, in which a Windows Server 2008 is configured as a central logging instance for Windows XP and Windows 7 clients via source initiated event forwarding. All computers ...
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Adding a self-signed cert into trusted certificates list with powershell on Windows 7

I created a self-signed certificate on Windows 7 and deployed a web site with this certificate just to try it out. When I configured the HTTPS endpoint and visit the site with HTTPS protocol, I get ...
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Windows 2008 R2 GPO Logon script not running on Windows 7

I'm setting up a brand new domain running on new servers where I work. In the GPO I can map drives which works, but I can't for the life of me remove the drives if say a user's membership changes. ...
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What does the red x icon mean next to a user in folder permissions (Windows 7) [duplicate]

In trying to debug various strange issues on a machine, I found something strange - when I go to C:\Users\administrator and get properties, security tab, it lists the users (the local admin account, ...
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Add more ressources to Server service on Windows 7

I'm trying to configure Service service on Windows 7, to add more ressources to it. In our infrastructure there is a Linux server, which has mounted partitions from a Windows 7 machine. Partitions ...
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VPN Connection causes DNS to use wrong DNS server

I have a Windows 7 PC on our company network (which is a member of our Active Directory). Everything works fine until I open a VPN connection to a customer's site. When I do connect, I lose network ...
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smbclient NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED on directories when Windows doesn't

I'm setting up BackupPC on a server and it uses smbclient to backup Windows 7 workstations. smbclient logs in correctly to \\TESTHOST\C$ as TESTDOMAIN\backupoperator (Which is also a domain admin and ...
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Outlook 2010 needs a password every 30 minutes

I have an Exchange Server running Exchange 2010. I have one specific user who we just migrated over to Windows 7 x64 an he is also running Microsoft Outlook 2010 x86. Our exchange mailboxes are tied ...
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Windows 7 files won't unlock sometimes on Samba file server

We're running Windows XP and Windows 7 desktops on our network, with a Debian Squeeze file server running Samba 3.5.6. Our Windows 7 desktops are having problems opening MS Office docs at times, ...
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Can I map a Mac OS Extended Journaled partition on a Windows PC

I have a shared directory on a Mac Server that I want to map to my Windows 7 PC. It worked fine on the old mac server as the hard drive was formatted as NTFS, but on this new one (which we got ...
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Remote access dialog doesn't show users

I am trying to set up remote access for her but the computer doesn't have any local users and the computer has nothing except for the computer in the places dialog box when I go to add users to the ...
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Run batch files as administrator user

I have a segment with 100 computers. I am booting each machne from WinPE OS located on a CD. After the OS has finished loading, I want to automatically run a batch file that will copy the CD to the ...
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Excluding folders from a roaming profile, client-side

I am using a laptop connected to our company's domain network, and after logging in this morning it told me that I have exceeded my roaming profile space. After looking into the issue I realized that ...
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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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Measuring Windows 7 user login times

I Have been asked by a client to calculate average login times for machines and users. So far I have found that the event logs some boots that take longer than the thresholds set by the keys found at: ...
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Running a script at Windows 7 or 2008 shutdown

Is there any way to run script before the computer running Windows 7 or 2008 shuts down without using local group policy editor or domain based policy? Regedit tool should be OK if possible.
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How to get global ip for virtualbox guest os

I'm trying to setup ubuntu server in virtualbox. Host is Windows 7 x64 Guest is Ubuntu 11.10 x64 All I want to do is, to make this server accessible from internet. How can I do it? Please help.
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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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Group Policy Client failed the logon - Access Denied?

Background We have a Server 2008 R2/Win7 domain. We have teachers and students using Windows 7 workstations, deployed via SCCM. Students all refer to a shared profile (\\dfsroot\\profiles\student, ...
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Application will not open in Win7, IIS 7.5, ASP.NET4 environment when called via C# code

I think I have a security issue here but can't seem to get around it. I am running IIS 7.5 with an application pool named "MyAppPool." I am then calling a program from C# code, PDFCreator.exe, which ...
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Planning VHD-based laptop install

I am about to take delivery of a new laptop with a 750GB HDD. I will be using Win7 as the base OS (as a "real" installation, direct to the tin). The base install will probably have Visual Studio ...
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Is there a lightweight way to start an application on a remote win7 machine from linux?

I am trying to find a lightweight way to start an application on a remote Windows7 machine from linux. The following are my boundary conditions: The Windows7 system is located in the same subnet ...
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Reliable simple file/application distribution in a global intranet?

I work in a company that has a slow large WAN covering many different locations on all continents. Releases of a particular internal application consist of DLLs and data files that can cumulatively ...
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Cisco Anyconnect via OpenVPN tunnel on Windows

I'm trying to connect to a Cisco VPN using an USB-tethered connection using OpenVPN. The moment I enable Cisco AnyConnect, traffic stops on OpenVPN interface, resulting in disconnection. OS is ...
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WDS Unattened Disk Settings

I am struggling to get my WDS answer file to delete the existing disk partition, re-create it and install the os to it. I'm installing windows 7. All my other settings are working fine, its just this ...
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Active Directory Roaming Profile for Windows 7 User not Redirecting to V2 Folder

I've noticed a number of similar questions here on this topic but not quite on the money for the issue I'm seeing. Here's the details: Windows 2008 DC, 3 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 clients; Profiles ...
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SSL FTP fails on Windows 7 but not Windows XP clients

We currently use a free SSL-FTP client called Move-It-Freely to transmit data from a custom data entry program at over forty facilities scattered around the state to our central server. Under XP, it ...
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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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Connecting Vista/Win7 Clients to SBS2011 AD

With a new SBS 2011 server a customer ordered from Dell, I was trying to connect some Windows Vista Business and Windows 7 Professional clients to it, and I keep getting errors. So, I mustered up all ...
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Windows 7 Printer Installation Loop

I've installed a new printer in one my client server running Windows Server 2008 R2 configured the logon script to run at every login making it able to connect to every user whoever logs in. Recently ...
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Is there another way of installing an operating system from an ISO File without using Datastore ISO file

I am trying to install a Windows 7 on an empty virtual machine with the VMware Infrastucture Client. Because I do not have the image on the Datastore, I am looking for an alternative. Is there ...
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Is there a way to do a “run as” in a command line?

So, we are trying to push out the full .Net Framework 4 to all out client workstations within an Active Directory environment via the login batch file in the SYSVOL folder. I added the following ...
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How can i implement QOS on internet traffic in windows

Is there any way i can implement QOS in windows 7 by any software. I have PC where i download data all day. I download all data from one site. I want that when i visit other http site then i get the ...
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Command to fetch pagesize in windows

I am using wmic /node:NODENAME memlogical get totalpagefilespace but it does not work on all windows versions. Is there a command which works on all windows version? Note: Without having to install ...
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Hide network path displayed in mapped drive name

Is there a way to hide the network path that is displayed by default in a mapped drive name? We've got Windows 7 and XP machines and we're migrating from a fileserver to a SAN. Currently in My ...
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windows server sharing printers, why does local machine need driver?

I bumped into this at work today, and I don't have a good answer. To elaborate, we have a windows print server sharing several printers. If you connect to this printer share with a windows client, it ...
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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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Allow non-admins to install fonts on Windows 7 without GPO

Is there a way in Windows 7 to allow users without admin rights to install fonts on their machine? Our designers need to install new fonts regularly, but with no admin access, this means putting in ...
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Windows 7 RunAs appwiz.cpl

I am tasked with preparing our office with Windows 7. So right now I am in the test every application I can find that we run phase. I am doing this in our normal setup, which is a limited user. I do a ...
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Strange PPTP Issue

I have a Windows PPTP VPN Tunnell that I connect to. This terminates on a Win2k8 Server. I authenciate fine to the VPN. I can RDP to my admin workstation fine and from this I can RDP to all of the ...
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What parts of a Roaming Profile get uploaded in Windows 7?

In previous versions of Windows, the Roaming Profile is uploaded only when the user logs off. However, in Windows 7, a Group Policy setting can allow the registry file to be uploaded in the ...
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How can I allow a limited user to change the system time in Windows 7 without disabling UAC?

I need to allow a couple specific users rights to change their local system time in Windows 7 x64. I have already assigned them the right through group policy using the "Change the system time" user ...
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Using Administrative Tools on non-domain computer to manage domain servers

Is it possible to get Administrative Tools on Windows 7 (not joined to domain) to administer servers that are domain joined (since they don't ask you to provide domain/login/pass)? If yes how can I ...