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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Running Dell R710 or R5400 on Windows 7

Is it possible to run a Dell R710 or R5400 on Windows 7 instead of Windows Server 2008? My Dell rep was unsure about the RAID controller. I have some processing services that I really need to move my ...
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How do I route traffic to a specific site/IP-block through one nic, with other traffic through another nic?

I have two NICs: Network 1 Network 2 Network 1 is awesomely fast but blocks access to Site A. How can I route traffic to just Site A through network 2? When I have them both connected, Windows ...
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IIS6 site using integrated authentication (NTLM) fails when accessed with Win7 / IE8

I'm having pretty similar problems as described in case 139099, but the fix there doesn't seem to work for me. Here's the details: Server: Win2003Srv R2 SP2 Stadalone, not a member of a domain. ...
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Outlook 2007 on WIndows 7 unable to send attachments and emails over a few kb in size

using pop email, any email larger than a few kb in size and/or with an attachment will not send. The Outlook error message lists 'server timeout' or 'unable to connect to outgoing server' as the ...
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active directory users have auto-created private user share

Currently using server 2008 and a logon vbscript to auto mount 3 drives. I'd like to have a mapped network drive that goes to a user-private share automatically. Is this possible to rig up in a login ...
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Network performance issues on windows 7

One of my machines has started to get serious networking issues. This all started to happen suddenly although I am not aware of any specific changes made to the machine. It is running Windows 7. Some ...
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Why is the total size of my files on Windows 7 more than total disk size?

I have a virtual machine with Windows 7 x64 quest OS. When I boot from PE OS CD and run file manager (Total Commander) I see that the total size of my files on virtual machine is more than total disk ...
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Vdisk (vhd) to physical

I have a VHD file that was created by a citrix provisioning server. It is specific to a computer model. I was wanting to transfer the vhd onto the physical disk. Can anyone think of a way to do this? ...
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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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How is NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS env variable generated?

I have a couple of HP BL460Cs that are being tested to determine which processor we want to go with when we start upgrading our equipment, and there's a problem with this environment variable on one ...
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Windows cant open mac shared files unless read only

I recently setup a mac server (Mavericks 10.9.5, Server 3.2.1) in our office environment, mostly mac but there are two windows pcs. The windows 8 machine can connect and open files/folders without ...
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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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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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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 ...