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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Joining Windows 7 Professional to a Windows Server 2003 R2 x64 domain fails

EDIT: I was using WI-FI to connect. Changing the connection to a cabled one made the Win 7 to join the domain successfully. (Have no clue as to why though). I have a windows 7 professional ...
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Windows 7 Shortdate Format Ignored

I am moving a copy of an ASP.net web application running on a windows server 2003 box to a Windows 7 Laptop. On the win server 2003 box the locale was set to United States and shortdate format was ...
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Installing SQL Server 2008 32bit on 64bit : WoW64 error

Consider a problem installing SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7 x64. The installer gives some WoW64 error. Is it possible to install a 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 on a 64-bit OS like Windows 7 x64? ...
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System error 58 while accessing shares on Windows 7 from Windows XP

I am getting a weird one. I am getting error following error message while accessing Windows 7 shares from Windows XP. System error 58 has occurred. the specified server cannot perform the ...
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Partition and Windows 7

I was formatting one my comps to do testing. The first partition seems to be EFI or something that i shouldnt touch. When creating another partition window 7 has a 100 mb blank partition before its ...
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Windows 7 RC1 x64 no longer connects to passworded network shares?

We run a simple Windows 2000 server that hosts some of our shared files across the office. On my laptop I have run Windows 7 Build 7057 for the past time with no issues whatsoever. I recently ...
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IIS 7.5, on Windows 7, IIS User can't log in, “Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions”

I am "experimenting" with Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5, on a Windows 7 OS, as an FTP site. I have created a FTP-site, called "Opta-site", and, enabled "Anonymous Authentication", ...
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Windows 7 Temporary Profile

I would like to force Windows 7 to always load the temporary profile when a user logs off and back on. Is there a reliable way to force this to happen each time? Background: if you are familiar ...
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how to detect moment when mapped network drives are lost on Windows 7

For some reason, I keep losing access to my company's network drives. I'm using Windows 7. What could cause this? I'm the only one that VPN's to a certain client using the Windows 7 VPN ...
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Map Network Drive field meanings [closed]

So I'm continuing to attempt to set up a Network Drive that will write to a Linux box in the sky. I made the NTLM change suggested by this question, but I still can't understand a few things to do ...
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Trying to send an email for first time from my local server

I have installed easyphp and I'm trying to send an email from my computer (server). My PHP code: <?php $message = "Line 1\nLine 2\nLine 3"; $headers = "From: sender@example.com\r\n"; ...
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Tomcat Apache not working on Win7

I have installed Tomcat Apache 6.0 onto my system after downloading it from http://tomcat.apache.org/download-55.cgi using the Windows installer I install the system. But after successful ...
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How to make sharing possible between two different subnet computers

I have USB drive Internet on my one laptop and I have enable the ICS on that and from LAN of laptop I am asharing Internet with router, which then used by other laptops The static ip of Laptop LAN is ...
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Bad behaviour of native win32 application when replacing the exe with some users using it

I am using XP Unlimited to allow users do Remote Desktop on a Windows 7 machine. The users run on remote desktop a native win32 exe Application (built with Delphi). When I need to update the exe ...
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OpenVPN: Windows 7 x64 client cannot see remote LAN, but XP client can

I'm using OpenVPN 2.1.1 with Windows XP x86 SP3 and Windows 7 x64 clients to an Endian Community 2.4.0 box which includes OpenVPN 2.1-rc15. Connecting from both works fine, but accessing resources on ...
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Installing SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows 7 x64

I'm trying to install SharePoint Server 2010 on my Windows 7 x64 environment for development. I'm using the RTM .iso from MSDN. When I try to install, I get an error that my environment isn't ...
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How to set up a serial connection to a Windows 7 computer

I need to set up a "dial in" connection to a Windows 7 (Ultimate) computer via a serial null-modem cable to be able to connect from a Windows XP client to that computer and exchange data over IP. ...
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Networking Software Testing - How do I use a proxy server?

Is there a free proxy-server service that I can configure my computer (Windows 7) to connect to the internet through? I'd like to test some networking software that we are developing between two ...
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Windows 7 RC Optimizations for Netbook [closed]

I am installing Windows 7 RC on a Dell Mini 9 (netbook) and wanted to know what the community suggested for tweaks and optimzations that I could configure to ensure the OS performed well on the scaled ...
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How to get internet access in a Windows 7 virtual machine [closed]

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate and have now set up two virtual machines in Virtual PC. One is the XP Mode machine which runs XP (obviously). When I set it's network connection to Shared Networking ...