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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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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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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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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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 = %systemroot%\System32\...
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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: Microsoft-Windows-...
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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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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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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 I'...
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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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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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Program Can't Access Repository Through VPN

Having an issue with a VPN. The VPN is a basic PPTP VPN which is setup on our Firewall, for a user to connect the simply create a new VPN point it to our IP and log in with a username and password. ...
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Why are Mapped Drives using GPO saying they can't find the network path or do not have access?

Shared drive is being set as the following \\SERVER\SHARE using drive N All drives have no change Show hidden drives no change Titled: "Share" Reconnect: unchecked Set as Update/Create/Replace (all ...
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Script Not working. Need it to work on default route adapter to change the subnet mask only

Need a script that can be run on Windows 7 machines. Script would need to get the default route LAN adapter settings. Set the IP and Gateway to whatever they were set to and change the subnet mask ...
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Delete all user profiles immediately, GPO doesn't have 0 days

As far as I am aware the supported method is manually doing it in System Properties, but that takes FOREVER * drama queen *. Options I see, but not sure if they work on Win7 or Win10: The GPO (...
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RSOP and GPResult: Permission denied for local admin, but gpupdate works

I am on Win7 in Domain Network. I logged in using domain user which is in local administrators group, and I want to see list of group policies applied to my account / machine from DC. Running RSOP mmc ...
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samba: ip working, hostname not

I have a ubuntu-smb server in my network with Windows Clients accessing it. I set up a networkdrive on the Clients to a share on the server and used for the link \\hostname\sharename$\. After a ...
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Windows 10 automatic download - are the install files also downloaded for Win 7 Enterprise edition?

Within Windows 7 - it is well known that the windows 10 install files (~3GB+) are being automatically downloaded into users C:\$Windows.~BT folder within the windows update process. My question - is ...
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printers go off-line - WSD?

We have a small peer-to-peer network running mostly Windows 10 (and a few Windows 7 machines which somehow escaped the Microsoft Forced Upgrade). We have a networked (no print server) HP Laserjet Pro ...
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Samba 4x netlogon scripts not executing on Windows 7

I am in the process of migrating a domain configuration to another server, I am able to connect to the domain, and log in, plus get my X: drive, which is just the users home drive. The previous ...
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Control WIN from Unix

I'm struggling right with taking control of my Windows7 VM, from a Unix VM. Let me explain.. I need to copy some resources from UNIX to WIN. One of these is a bat script to launch. So, I want to ...
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Windows 7 Ent DirectAccess client cannot browse over SMB

Environment is IP-HTTPS DirectAccess with a 2012 DA server and a mix of Windows 7 Enterprise and Windows 10 Pro clients. I have one Windows 7 Enterprise client that shows up as connected to DA and ...
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Using OpenSSL Certificate with Windows Firewall Connection Security

I'm attempting to set up an IPSec transport mode connection between Windows 7 machines, using Windows Firewall Connection Security, authenticating using certificates. I can get it to work correctly by ...
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Script WiFi Profile Connection pre-logon

I work for a company that has a lot of remote employees that never come to the office. Currently what happens when these people are hired is I prepare their laptops in the office and then send it to ...
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Determine storage requirements for custom Windows 7 image

I have created a custom Windows 7 image for deployment using Microsoft's guide. I have included MS Office, and all of the latest updates. During a VM test installation, I was notified that the ...
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Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql.user' doesn't exist

I installed MySql and when i try to start it , it stop with error 3534 here is my error from log 2016-05-19T19:29:20.416636Z 0 [ERROR] Fatal error: Can't open and lock privilege tables: Table 'mysql....