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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User cannot map share from system in another AD Domain

In domain B we have a server, with the share "Company$". In domain A we have users that are mapping the share to a drive letter. One of my users, we'll call him "Joe", cannot mount that share. When he ...
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Can Windows 7 Professional OEM be imaged using WDS?

Each year, I find myself installing Windows 7 dozens of times, on both brand new PCs and before passing on a used PC from one user to the next. I'm sure a LOT of network administrators are in the ...
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Unable to disable 'Do you want to open…' dialog box while opening .lnk shortcuts

When a user logs into any of windows 7 Machines their profile look at a location within the 'netlogon' shared folder, which contains the desktop and start menu shortcuts (all local shortcuts are ...
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Slow Login on Network Windows 7

I am trying to troubleshoot an issue where it takes a very long time (4-5 minutes) for users to log on to their computers on a network, and after catching this timeline with the Windows Performance ...
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Improve NFS performance for Windows NFS client to Linux NFS Server

I have a CentOS 6.7 server as an NFS Server, and I have a 3-4 Windows 7 (Enterprise) PC's using Windows NFS client to mount the NFS exports. The problem I'm having is this: The Windows clients can ...
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Issue with GPOs for home folder creation and drive maps

I am following a guide I've seen recommended on here for setting up home folders and drive maps for users and I am running into an issue despite the fact that I set it up exactly as illustrated here: ...
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Credential Manager has been disabled by Administrator and cannot re-enable

I'm having trouble getting a Windows 7 work computer to keep credentials for a mapped drive. Whenever I load Credential Manager, I get "Windows Credentials have been disabled by your Administrator." ...
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folders disappear for a while after creating a new one

Today a user in our company told me a strange story and so I took a look remotely on his machine (win7). He creates a folder inside a mapped network drive in a subdirectory. After that, if he go back ...
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Warning: Remote host identification has changed (SSH)

Most likely someone did a server update last night, because when I try to do a rsync (from win 7) I get the message (short version): WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! It is possible ...
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Disable automatic Windows Update for WLAN Clients

I'm looking for a way to disable automatic Windows-Updates on Windows 7 when connected to the internet wirelessly. The clients are all connected to a 2008 R2 Domaincontroller. Doing a quick google ...
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Cannot access Debian smb share from Windows 7 64

This is an old problem, an in my experience the connection between windows and samba is unstable and different for every implementation. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't, often without any ...
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Laptops in a domain all randomly freezing for a few seconds last 14 days

We have a number Windows 7 x64 laptops Dell Latitude E5550 in a Windows domain. Cca 1-2(-3?) weeks ago all started to freeze randomly several times during a day for a few seconds. Freezing means ...
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How to deploy Bitlocker via WDS

Let's say I have a notebook without anything, no software, no operating system. Now I want to install Windows (with some programs) from my WDS. Which works just fine, but how do I tell Windows to ...
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Domain Administrator does not have permission to remove a folder

I am a Windows domain administrator, and on my Windows 7 machine I have a folder that is owned by another domain user. When I right click and attempt to delete, it tells me that I don't have ...
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User write to C from CMD

I have a very strange problem. On some computers in my network I can go to C:\ directory, run edit program and save file to C:. But when I list files in directory this file is not listed. But when I ...
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The account “Everyone” could not be mapped to a SID

I have a script that enables sharing on a folder an sets the sharing permissions. The script works fine with one exception which is the most important one if you wanna generate a HomeUse-Directory. I ...
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how to Install java run-time /jre on a custom path using a Batch script?

Im trying to create a bat file to make an unattended installation with sccm. I downloaded jre-7u55-windows-i586.exe from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/java-archive-...
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SLQPlus not working after Oracle XE installation

I just installed Oracle XE 11.2 on Windows 7 64. According to the manual I should be able to start SQLPlus just right after the installation. However if I try to run it, I get the following message: ...
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Windows Credential Manager unexpectedly restores previous state on reboot

After deleting all existing credentials in Windows Credential Manager, and adding a single, new Windows credential by IP with Enterprise persistence, the new state of Credential Manager (with one new ...
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Add IE11 Search Providers by GP but do not restrict users in adding more

Is it possible to add search providers to IE11 without removing the users ability to add more? I've tried adding the necessary registry keys to both HKLM and HKCU Software/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/...
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Why is psExec hanging indefinitely and giving no error?

I'm simply attempting to open calculator on a remote machine in order to test the connection before I write a bigger script. I'm no pro with psexec yet, but I have never seen before what is happening ...
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Win7 KVM guest with Virtio network driver can't connect to network

I have a ubuntu 15 and KVM. I have an XP guest that appears to basically work. I then set up a Win7 64 bit guest. It would not connect to the LAN. Then I found out about virtio drivers. I ...
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Does Windows support tcp TIME_WAIT reuse?

My PC is Windows 7 and I'm wondering if there is a similar option to turn on TIME_WAIT reuse, like tcp_tw_reuse on Linux? Thanks
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Windows 7 Simulate corrupted profile

For testing purposes I need to simulate what happens when a user gets a temporary profile. Desktop Environment: Windows 7 Enterprise Server: Windows 2012 The user would be setup with a roaming ...
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How can I programmatically unbind IPv6 from a network interface on a Windows 7 machine?

I need to unbind the IPv6 services from a number of client workstations running Windows 7. ("Untick" the selected box in the screenclip below.) For what it matters, they currently all have a single,...
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How can I WSUS and AV update and manage compliance reporting on air-gapped Windows boxen?

A.k.a "WSUS via Sneakernet?" (Similar question asked in 2013 here, but some key differences and no strong answers to that one.) Most of my environment consists of AD-joined Windows 7 workstations; I'...
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RDP connects but authentication fails

I have a couple of workstations that always fail authentication when I try to connect to them with RDP. The server and client configuration appears to be identical. There was a Schannel error A ...
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Windows 7: Access rights/group policy to prevent shadow copies from being deleted by user?

Is there a way to prevent shadow copies to be deleted by non-admin-users? The only thing I found right now were group policies which hide the tab in Windows explorer from the user (so that he can't ...
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Is there any way to add an HTTP Header to every IE request on a computer?

I would like to add a custom HTTP Header to every Internet Explorer request on a computer (or every browser request). I don't know if this is possible whatsoever, if you have heard of anyway to ...
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windows - how to make some file impossible to remove/rename for all users via commandline

how to (using command-line/batch file only) make some file impossible to delete/rename for all users. I tried attrib +R on file itself and on directory where it exist but it doesn't help
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Unequal gigabit speed client-server

I'm testing my internal home network using iperf3. iperf3.exe -c router -i 1 -t 20 -w384k I have a gigabit switch and all computers have gigabit network cards and, theoretically, all cables are in ...
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Bulk software installation

I'm doing a software installation on a lot of computers, I'm installing windows 7 pro and then installing each program individually (with a script and silent installs). Is there a better way of doing ...
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Adding a route to VPN network in server LAN, Windows machine

I set up an OpenVPN server in my LAN in routed mode (1 network card) and I want to connect to MyLaptop from the internet. To do so, I enabled IP forwarding on the VPN server, and added a route on ...
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MS-DOS attrib +s 'path not found'

I have to put some specific icons on folders and I had success doing that over all folders except the one that have some special characters. I'm using windows7. How it is done? creating a .ini ...
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Windows (object) Auditing via GPO

I was wondering if there was a method to check if a registry (or keys) are being audited, specifically via a group policy. I'm already aware of WMI keeping track of object read, edit, and delete ...
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How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you want to do this?

a question I was asked at a job interview today. Don't think I was on-target with my answer. How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you ...
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Default Program via GPO Windows 7

I tried to configure the default program to open .docx/.doc files via gpo as mentioned here: http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2011/09/how-to-use-group-policy-to-change-open-with-file-associations/ I've ...
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Clients can't update dNSHostName attribute after DNS suffix change

We have a bunch of Windows 7 and Windows Vista clients that belong to domain contoso.com. The clients are registered in DNS to client.contoso.com. We have changed the DNS suffix via GPO from client....
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Windows Security Policy not Updating - Admin templates work fine

I have a domain with a mix of physical and virtual servers. Some time ago another admin may have performed some manual scripted updates at the client level that are now preventing changes in the ...
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How does Windows decides which DNS Server to use when resolving names and connected to a VPN

When connected to a VPN network how does the windows DNS client choose a prefered DNS server, between the DNS servers configured for the local connection and the server statically defined for the VPN? ...
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Group policy not pushed to client for offline files setting

I have setup group policy for "Offline Files" but I noticed that the configuration is not pushed to clients. With another setup I had no problem. The configuration path is \\Computer Configuration\...
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Group Policy to disable USB in windows 7 clients

I want to disable the USB for Windows 7 clients through the Active Directory group policy ,is it possible ???and anyone can give me instructions please .
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domain user added to local admin group denied permission when not connected to domain controller

I have a windows 7 computer that was joined to a domain that is no longer available. It still has a domain user account with a cached domain login credential (i.e., I can still login using my domain ...
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Multihomed Windows 2008 R2 outgoing connection

I have Windows 2008 R2 Server with several directly connected networks and interface with default route to the Internet. Today I noticed (and then checked with Wireshark), that if I make request to ...
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Windows 7 Not Showing Shared Folders Properly?

I have a shared folder set up on a network with multiple Windows 7 64 Bit machines. This is pretty random, but a couple of machines aren't "syncing" well: What I see on the machine is sometimes ...
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Word documents disappear from network share after being saved

This problem happens to some of our users about once a week. They open a Word document (.docx) from a network share, make some changes and save the file. No error message is displayed, but the ...
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Setting up 20 computers with WIN7

I am trying to set up 20 identical computers the same. I have one computer set up exactly how it needs to be. Updated drivers, 6+ hrs of Win updates, Applications, etc... What are the next steps to ...
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Windows Server 2012 MSMQ - Some Clients don't connect

We have some strange things happening with a new installation of MSMQ on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster: the clients reach the server without problems the server tries to send a message to the ...
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Issue installing IE11

I've been using WSUS to roll out IE11, there's a few stranglers that IE11 will not install and I've started looking into. Here's what I've done. Confirmed all prerequisite updates have been done. I'...
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Disabling computer in active directory is still allowing domain account to login?

If I disable a computer account in AD, am I not supposed to be able to login to the domain using this computer? I tested this, I have a computer joined to the domain (Windows 10), I disabled the ...