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 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?
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StrongSwan - Windows 7 0 IPSec IKEv2 connection problems

I am trying to configure a roadwarrior scenario between a linux box with StrongSwan and a Windows Box with Agile VPN. I successfully configured my StrongSwan and my Windows box to connect. The Windows ...
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Win 7 Remote Desktop connection failure when already logged in

I have a bit of a strange problem, magnified recently by my broadband dropouts. I wasn't sure whether to post this on SU or SF, so I thought I'd start here as more users would be likely to know what ...
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What is the command line for Indexing Options?

I very much enjoyed reading all five pages of Useful Commandline Commands on Windows. But I still cannot find the command line for Indexing Options. I have this little, free system tray app called ...
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How do I remove a blacklisted IP from RealVNC server?

From my Windows Event Viewer I see that an IP is blacklisted, when trying to connect I get Connections: rejecting blacklisted connection: 192.168.1.89 Where is the blacklist maintained so I can ...
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User under windows server AD access Linux server using kerberos

I installed AD on windows 2008 r2 sp1 server . And had configured all things follow the issue http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995329.aspx ...
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Is it possible to store a credential for Windows Authentication to an Analysis Services server?

SQL Server Analysis Services uses Windows authentication for server connections. Typically, you assign your domain account to a role (or the server administrator list), and then connect to the server ...
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SCCM 2012 R2: OSD not working on physical computers

I have a OSD task Sequence in Configuration Manager that works fine when executed on a VM. However, when I try to execute it on a physical computer (both tested on desktop and laptop), it doesn't ...
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Change default/installed user information

Often when I install a fresh copy of Windows (in the most recent case, Windows 7 Pro 64; also this computer is a member of a domain), I make the mistake of planning to simply delete the "initial" user ...
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How to whitelist a scheduled task in Windows 7 to run in interactive window fully as administrator

How to whitelist a scheduled task in Windows 7 to run in interactive window(not running in the background) fully as administrator from a standard user account. If whitelisting is not an option, is ...
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Hotkey for user selection when connecting to remote desktop

When I connect to a Windows remote desktop, I am prompted with a "Windows Security" box with multiple options for selecting a user to logon as. I have tried every combination of keys I can think of in ...
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frustrating issue while transfer data from windows 7/8 through vpn(openvpn or pptp)

I really spent a lot of time trying to solve my problem without any solution, I hope to find someone that will give me a nice tip. so.. I was starting a mounth ago with a pptpd debian server in my ...
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Unable to install Powershell 4

I am trying to install Windows Powershell 4.0. I use Windows 7 SP1 OS (x64 Bit). I have downloaded & installed below packages already. 1. .NET Framework 4.5. ...
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Windows 7 hangs on bootup - Culprit appears to be Network Location Awareness

We just finished our deployment of Windows 7 a few weeks ago. Everything ran great for a while. This week an issue started popping up. Random computers will hang on "Please Wait" during bootup. We can ...
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Customer Experience Improvement sent to Microsoft failure Error 90080108

A problem prevented Customer Experience Improvement Program data from being sent to Microsoft, (Error 90080108). I'm seeing this error event on a lot of Windows 7 PCs. Once it appears it seems to ...
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xen server edition - need more cores for win7 VMs

I setup a win7 VM in my Xen 6.2 system with 8 cores. When the VM boots it only shows 2 cores (and the performance seems to go along with this). Looking at the docs for Xen it seems that this ...
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Server for sharing files and same Outlook everywere

i have plans to setup a server. This must be for filesharing and getting the same mailbox everywere. Because we going to have 2 locations for our business. And i don't want to use usb sticks or ...
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Remote user cannot login to computer - There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

So i am having an issue very similar to the issue described On this post A laptop user in the company was joined into the domain and was able to work both locally (with the network cable plugged in) ...
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In DataStax Community Edition 2.0.6, OpsCenter appears to require OpenSSL for Windows

Until yesterday, I was running the DataStax Cassandra Community Edition 2.0.5 just fine, both with Cassandra 2.0.5 and later with the Apache Cassandra 2.0.6 inserted underneath it. I had to ...
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recent places missing (files showing but not folders)

I am having an issue in a citrix environment. Users are unable to see their recent places (sort of) The recent files themselves show but its the folders that are not showing. So far the only way to ...
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Imaging Process for Multiple Hardware configurations

currently we use a PXE environment to deploy an automated imaging process to PC's for windows 7. We are using an unattended installation with an answer file. This answer file tells the windows ...
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Is there a way to find out the necessary users, roles, and privileges an Oracle Dump file needs?

I've been tasked with importing this old Oracle dump file from beyond my time - as such, the person that did the exporting, and the server on which it originally resides on is long gone. My knowledge ...
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Windows Indexing and PHP

I'm trying to get the Windows Indexing search work directly over PHP so I can search for text inside thousands of files very quickly. I have it working on Visual Basic with this script: 'To run this ...
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Mount Windows 7 share using mount.cifs: Symlinks staying inside the share cannot be created

We have multiple Windows systems using Windows 7 (64bit). For web development, we want a project workspace directory that can be shared with a VM (Oracle VirtualBox). The solution included in ...
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Windows 2008 R2 VPN Server - Windows 7 Ultimate VPN Client - Fails to connect

I have installed a Windows 2008 R2 server with RRAS to act as a VPN (SSTP or PPTP) Server. The client machines that connect to the server are Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and mobile devices - ...
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java applet frozen on the browser of remote desktop clients

Application access topology: One Window 7 Pro 32 Bit machine acting as a java applet server and remote desktop server; two remote desktop clients accessing server; one standard 10/100 switch ...
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Trust relationship between workstation with PBA/Encryption and domain failed

I have installed some endpoint encryption solution on a laptop and from that point I could not login into the workstation with another user. Windows always tells me that the trust relationship between ...
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Always 404 error for dynamic content in IIS on localhost

I am trying to host a website on local IIS in Windows 7. The version of IIS is 7.5. I have enabled every feature under IIS from Windows Feature. My Web application is a ASP.NET MVC 5 application ...
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How can I conduct profiling Ubuntu 12.04 from OS Windows 7?

There are Windows 7 on one computer and Ubuntu 12.04 on another. I use WinScp for copying files and TightVNC for work with graphic display (from Windows). I want to estmate the IO performance in ...
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How to add an IPP printer remotely to a Windows 7 client machine?

I'm trying to use Print Management MMC snap-on to add internet (IPP) printers remotely on Windows 7 Pro client machines. The printer to be added is a CUPS IPP printer. My problem is that such ...
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Office 2013 KMS with KMS host on same computer

Well, initially I wanted to run my KMS Host on Windows Server 2008 (non R2),but the KMS host version for Office 2013 is incompatible... I finally relented and installed the KMS Host on Windows 7 (my ...
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Newly formatted Windows 7 SP1 laptop won't load up redirected user profiles?

I recently formatted a Dell laptop and reinstalled Windows 7 SP1 on it. We have redirected profiles on our network and when the users of these laptops login, the icons from their redirected profiles ...
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Windows 7 Offline folder disappears through L2L VPN

In my company, we're running Server 2012 Std as a DC and My Docs user folder is redirected to \Server\UserDocs folder. Every user's laptop synch correctly in the company LAN. One of our user has L2L ...
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subinacl.exe does not seem to work for “trustedinstaller” — what is the SID to use instead?

I am looking at re-setting the owner of a big pile of files after changing the owner of the Windows directory and all its subdirectories and files (in a backup made by "cloning" a drive -- if I don't ...
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Windows 7 Backup routing and dead gateway detection

I have a number of PC's that have two NICS - main and backup which use two different providers. I have set up persistent default routes to each with Main having low Metric and backup having high ...
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Apache James Mail Server. Active MQ default store limits error. SMTP port closed

Found the following warning, error in james-server.log on "successful startup" WARN 15:43:41,989 | org.apache.activemq.broker.BrokerService | Store limit is 102400 mb, whilst the data directory: ...
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Remote desktop fails with user denied until client reboot

Sometimes (but often enough to annoy) Remote Desktop Connection cannot connect to a server (2008 R2 but maybe also 2003) and claims that "The connection was denied because the user account is not ...
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Connecting to Aerohive APs from Laptops running Win. 7 using authentication from a Windows 2008 domain server

I have deployed a wireless network using Aerohive access points. 2 of them are set up as radius servers. I want my users to be able to use the same user name and password they use when they log onto ...
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Setting windows 7 registry permissions from the recovery console

I have a laptop who's registry was corrupted such that HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\control\lsa has bad permissons. r/w permission have been revoked for everyone - including SYSTEM - except for one ...
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Windows 7 DHCP Inform/Discover packet HLen=0

After introducing a Windows 7 machine onto my network, my DHCP server began to complain about receiving DHCP packets with an invalid mac length. It did not take very long to figure out that once ...
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Not able to see files in mapped web folder drive in windows 7

my first question serverfault. Situation I have mapped a network drive with a Web Folder (Web server folder) in Windows 7, while mapping given the domain user name and password and able to map the ...
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Access to network share folder works in VDI, but not on desktops

I have two separate environments running in our lab computing spaces. We are phasing over to VDI. There are some weird differences going on in each environment, and I believe that the problem is ...
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Determining a laptop fleet's battery health

I'm trying to determine the battery status of my school's laptop fleet. I should be able to extract this using WMI (as per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394074(v=vs.85).aspx ) but the ...