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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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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bind dns configuration in windows

I am configuring BIND DNS in windows.Can I add multiple IP addresses(like two different networks) for an single DNS server to listen on? So we network A request for resolution it perform that and when ...
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Credential Provider showing incorrect tiles

This may or may not be better on SuperUser, it's regarding issues with a few workstations failing to cleave to the Enterprise standard. All references here are to Win7 Professional installations. ...
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“clientless” rdp session to windows 7 professional

I am currently automating the installation of a legacy windows 7 application, that requires a desktop session on the target machine. We are currently setting up automated testing system (using ...
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Failed to register DLL error code 80004005 Windows 7

Attempting to register a DLL on a client Win 7 machine, while running command prompt as Administrator, gives this error code 80004005. All other DLL's are registering fine, but it is 2 specific DLL's ...
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Not Updating Group Policy Changes

I have been working on updating my companies group policies and I have run into a problem with the user policy not applying correctly. Previously the old policy had a folder redirect for the desktop ...
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Home Folder Files Intermittently missing for user

We are having a weird issue that has been ongoing for months where one of our users will have files missing from her Home Folder mapped as H from active directory not show up. The files that don't ...
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Two loopback adapters communication in windows 7 or 8

Once our development systems are upgraded from windows XP to windows 7, my debug setup has stopped working. Steps followed in original setup (Windows XP): Add two loopback adapters Assign ipv4 ...
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How to implement a dead man switch in Windows 7?

I am looking for a way to make domain-joined Windows 7 laptops brick themselves after 90 days of no-contact with a domain controller. I do not want the laptop to wipe itself or anything severe like ...
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Querying supported 802.11 protocols through WMI?

Is it possible to query a network adapters supported 802.11 protocols through WMI? The computers I'm trying to do this on are all running windows 7 professional. I know it's possible to look up the ...
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Windows SSL Certificate access issue

There seems to be something going on with my Windows 7 installation's SSL Certificate store, and I'm not quite sure how to resolve it. The full issue is described in the question and replies in this ...
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AVG Antivirus business, ghost error in admin console

I have lots of workstations connected to Admin console, today I've updated workstations and console to version 2016 from version 2013. This is the error: I don't see errors or other wrong things, ...
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“WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied” when running a python script

I'm getting a "WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied" message when running a python script which attempts to make an https connection. The following error message is produced by python: Traceback ...
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Problems with VPN after a downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 7

So I have this user who works for the company on the otherside of the globe but remotes into the network via a Windows default VPN connection. This was setup on a WIndows 7 laptop and everything was ...
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PC on Domain-“you have been logged on with a default profile ”

When a ANY user logs into this one computer that is on our domain, they get the "you have been logged on with a default profile " message. The error occurs no matter what user with what privileges ...
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Network speed between Windows 7 machines sharing over samba/SMB not reaching 10Gb/s

I have two Windows 7 Machines that are connected via 10Gb/s Intel Server Cards on a 10Gb/s Switch an a subnetwork(Physically separate from the larger main domain network). I'm trying to copy files ...
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Why would I have a 4624 (logon) and 4634 (logoff) event at the exact same second?

I'm investigating who was using one of our company computer's a certain time. While I was looking through the 4624 / 4634 events in the event log, I found that several times throughout the day there ...
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Using WDS, where are the log files located on the CLIENT trying to capture an image?

I'm trying to create a capture boot image for my client machines. I have the Win7 (x64) capture image loaded in the WDS server and it boots to the WDS Image Capture Wizard with no issues. I hit ...