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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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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Connecting to a Cisco ASA 5510 with Win 7 VPN client

Is it possible to configure a Cisco ASA 5510 to accept a connection from Windows 7 with the built in VPN client software in Win7 ? I know this question has sorta-been asked before on SF but I'm ...
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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 = ...
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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: ...
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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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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 ...
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Setting up DNS on dual NIC Windows 7 machine

I have a Windows 7 machine with two NICs and that sits on two LANs (neither is connected to the internet). On one LAN the DNS seems to work just fine, I am able to reach other computers on that LAN ...
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“Setup cannot continue because a required file is either corrupted or not available […]” error during Windows 7 Professional installation

I encounter the following error during Windows installation: Setup cannot continue because a required file is either corrupted or not available. Run Setup again from the original source disc or ...
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fix Win7 Profile broken when moved to another domain so Crypto-API works

I have a Win7 MFC C++ desktop application that does symmetric encryption/decryption with a simple text password (no private keys involved) using the Crypto API. It works for others. It worked fine ...
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How can I get a user to interact with an executable configured to run from a scheduled task?

I am trying to get the OpenVPN GUI to open for configured users automatically at (or recently after login). My original plan was to use a Computer Configuration scheduled task to run as the logged on ...
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windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server

windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server. my workstations (windows 10 and windows 7) are having problems with connection. they are getting limited connection. the err they are getting on the work ...
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Running RemoteApp on Server 2008 from Windows 7 client

All We run Windows Server 2008 R2 for all of our servers, including a few for RemoteApp published applications - one standalone and two in a broker farm. We have an app that seems to not like ...
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cloned vm on desktops for local access

forgive me if I'm in the wrong area, but here is my situation. I manage IT for 2 small private computer college campuses. We have 6-10 Desktop computers specifically set aside for students to learn ...
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Roaming Profiles: Chrome has to be stopped through task manager after login before using it.

When users log on some find that they cannot start chrome until stopped through task manager. It doesn't matter where they log in, it's always the same issue. Any ideas ?
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How to open FileZilla Client in windows explorer?

We have a shared drive (windows 7), and I want to set up a server-client FTP system on office local network, so that people can have access to different folders or sub-folders with permission. I ...
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google chrome group policy locale

We currently have Google chrome deployed in the enterprise. We have an internal website that retrieves data from a database and people using chrome noticed the date and time format was in the US ...
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Windows 7 suppression of tcpip event 4199

I've noticed that Windows 7 doesn't raise event 4199 (Duplicate IP on network) consistently when assigning static IP addresses to machines. If we configure 2 machines correctly with non-conflicting ...
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Windows 7 delete fingerprint from profile

I'm facing the following situation: I have a computer, joined to an AD with roaming profiles and with fingerprint logon enabled. A problem with a user profile had me delete the said profile and ...