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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Certain users being denied access to a Windows Server 2008 shared folders in a specific PC

We have a Windows 2008 Server running with shared folders and some users with different permissions. My problem is that some day, without changing anything in the server, a certain user started ...
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Finding out if shares are made available offline in Windows 7 by default without corrupting the offline files cache?

We have some rather large shares that people connect to at work, and it would be best if these shares did not even attempt to synchronize into the local Windows 7 offline files folder. How does one ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Compatibility Issues with SharePoint 2013

I am trying very hard to find out whether there are any compatibility issues with IE9 and SharePoint 2013. My users are using IE9 in Win7 to access a SharePoint site in SharePoint 2013 and are ...
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Joining 150 computers to Active Directory

I am a junior system IT administrator. We have Windows server 2008 R2 standard and 150 computers with Windows 7 professional (32 bit). We have installed an Active Directory domain on the server and we ...
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How do I determine if SCOM has been installed on a particular Windows 7 enterprise server

How do I determine if SCOM has been installed on a particular Windows 7 enterprise computer that is being used as an IIS server and may need SCOM installed?
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How to I assign OWNER RIGHTS permissions to a file in Windows 7?

When I run ICACLS on a file, it returned: foobar.LDF OWNER RIGHTS:(OI)(CI)(F) BUILTIN\Administrators:(OI)(CI)(F) What securityid do I pass to icacls to assign to the generic user ...
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“Removable Storage Access” Group Policy and RSAT

I've seen that there is a capability with Group Policy to prevent users from writing to USB drives. ...
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When user creates folders they aren't created on the NAS

I've got a peculiar problem with one of my users. Often when the user creates folders on the NAS, she can see the folders on her own workstation. She can also access and browse these folders, but she ...
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Accessing VM loopback IP from Host

My host machine runs OSX 10.9.2 and it is running a windows 7 VM using NAT. In the guest machine 10.0.2.2 points to the localhost of my host. However I want to be able to debug the same web ...
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GPO not applying to Clients

I am having issues applying the below GPOs to clients. Computer Configuration \ Policies \ Administrative Templates \ System \ Remote assistance \ "Offer Remote Assistance" Computer Configuration \ ...
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Failed to connect to the System Event Notification Service

Several end-users try and log into their Windows 7 machine, they get a message, "failed to connect to the windows notification service" and it goes to a black screen and never actually loads their ...
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Cannot print intelligible image from remote desktop on local printer

My company has a virtual machine running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit. The VM belongs to a Windows Small Business Server 2011 domain. We have a remote contractor who connects to the VM via Microsoft ...
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Login timeout for domain-connected laptops

I have Windows 7 laptops that are in the domain network, but are brought home with techs in case they need to work remotely. Login times for those laptops are extremely slow when they are not ...
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Create a windows share on a set of computers when it's not connected to the domain?

This is going to be an odd question but here it goes. I have 13 buses. Each bus contains its own subnet. (255.255.255.0) While docked in their stations, they connect to the network. Each bus has a ...
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How to programmatically logout idle users on Windows Server 2012 R2?

I've searched a lot but couldn't find a direct solution. Can anyone tell me how to logoff idle users from a remote desktop connection to a Windows Server 2012 server after a period of time? These are ...
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Why can't I see the Printer? [closed]

I have a Small Network set up as follows: Internet>Modem>Router A     Printer     Workstations Dept A     Router B ...
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Deploying SSTP VPN on Windows 2012 - How to route packets to other servers?

I've finally managed to deploy an SSTP VPN between my Windows 2012 (non R2) server and Windows 7 client. It's amazing how much easier it work with a real certificate and avoiding the self-signed ...
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How can I manually initiate the creation of a home folder for an AD user in Windows?

I have an AD environment with Windows 2008R2 Server where a few Windows 7 machines use FolderRedirection . Sometimes I need to re-initiate the homefolder creation process, but the only way I've found ...
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Samba DLC and Windows 7 Clients. Random drop of connection. Kerberos?

I have a Samba (Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu) DLC (Server role: ROLE_ACTIVE_DIRECTORY_DC) on an Ubuntu Server (Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) Several Windows 7 Professional Clients are connected every day and usually ...
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Windows 7: Different window styles for applications launched as different users

Every user has a domain account without administrative privileges as well as a local account with local administrator privileges. Some users also have access to additional accounts (e.g. a version ...
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Unable to access Samba fileshare on CentOS 7 from Windows 7 on AD Domain

I'm trying to stand up a new CentOS 7 server running Samba and I'm unable to get access to the shared directories from my Windows 7 local machine. As I'm not super familiar with CentOS 7, I followed ...
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Windows 7 not saving settings

I am using Windows Server 2008 and I created a Windows 7 user. I have installed all software on my Windows 7 computer, but when I restart Windows 7 it reverts to its previous state without saving my ...
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Windows 7 Automatically deletes necessary scanner file from \%windir%\twain_32\fjscan32\ directory

I am at the end of my rope with this. I've been asked to install a Fujitsu fi-5120c scanner onto a Windows 7 Pro workstation. I downloaded the most recent driver from the Fujitsu website and run the ...
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How to self-sign Windows 7 x64 drivers?

I have a problem and I haven't been able to get a good answer for this. I want to install drivers on many computers at the same time remotely. The command works but it fails du to timeout. When I do ...
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User can't add favorites in IE

I have an interesting issue where an end user using Windows 7 on my Server 2012 domain can't add websites to their Favorites in IE. They get the following error message: They get the same error if ...
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Installing VirtIO drivers on Win7

Context: I am attempting to convince a 64bit Win7 VirtualBox image to run under OpenStack, and Windows isn't my usual platform. Installing the Virtio drivers hasn't been going well. Thus far, what has ...
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Why would simply opening a folder from a Mac cause Windows to refresh?

Here's a weird one. We have a printing company with a file server running Windows 2012. (Local user accounts; pretty much a plain vanilla setup.) The folks on the prepress team are using Macs to place ...
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Environment variable

I'm using setx to set a Environment variable. My command is setx -m PSR_NLC_FILE "%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Test Folder\" But when i check on my system is set to C:\Program Files (x86)\Test Folder" ...
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Is it possible to set up a secondary WUServer in registry or with 3rd tools client side?

Is it possible to set a secondary/backup Windows Update server in case a WSUS server get down for whatever reason, purely client side ? If yes, how ? I have set up a WSUS server on a small business ...
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Can browse, but can't ping

I am behind a corporate network. I am unable to use git, since it can't resolve server names fatal: Unable to look up someserver.org (port 9418) (No such host is known. ) I can't ping that server ...
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How to activate Windows 7 using sysprep unattend.xml?

How can one activate Windows 7 deployed via an image through SysPrep using an unattend.xml file? This is the code I've written so far: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <unattend ...
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Cannot RDP into Windows 7 over VPN

The exact scenario where it fails: I am unable to RDP into any Windows 7 or 2008 R2 servers within a certain subnet, while connected to the network via VPN. Windows 7 Client connected through the ...
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Windows Deployment Services Windows machines don't join automatically DNS wrong ip

At my work we swapped out servers and starting from scratch. Previously had WDS on the old server and would join computers automatically to domain and push the correct DNS values on the client ...
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Running powershell like a process to monitor for event changes

I would like to have powershell manage network profiles for me depending on where I connect to. Mostly for my three work locations I jump between. I need specific IP off the wireless networks so I can ...
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Remote Desktop Username Logon Failure - Remote Desktop only Passes local Account Domain - Win 7 Pro

Remote Desktop Logon Failure - from windows 7 across multiple VPN and NAT, to a Win 08 R2 server. Logon to the local account has been used and is good. Multiple users can hit the same account with ...
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Add language bar with two settings for all users in domain on local computer?

I have a Windows 7 computer that needs to have both English and Spanish (US) language settings enabled. It is on the domain. Multiple users will use this machine, and it will be the only machine with ...
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How to view local site on mobile? [closed]

I have a windows 7 laptop and a phone, both connected to my home wifi network. I have a local site running on my IIS7 windows laptop. If I type localhost, I can see the default page. The problem is ...
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Running IIS8 local server not working [closed]

I have a windows 7 laptop and I want to set up IIS8, php, mysql to run in a development environment, but I am having trouble. I opened IIS8, and when I click on my site "Default website" and click ...
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Certain PCs on a domain become unreachable. Solved by unplugging/plugging ethernet

I have a domain of approximately 30 PCs. All but 3 are running Windows 7 Professional, the others are running Windows 8.1 pro. I've noticed there are a handful of PCs that aren't reachable via ...
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Outlook 2013 won't connect to Office 365 (Exchange)

I have a multiple users with a roaming profiles on a windows server 2008R2 domian. One of these 2013 Outlook profiles won't connect to Exchange on one of the computers. Here's what I've tested: Let's ...
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can I script leaving/joining a domain (and not have to reboot)?

I've been getting this message a lot lately: I'm building a few Windows VMs. The fix is to leave the domain and then rejoin it. It's a bit labor intensive though... is there any way to do this via ...
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Permission Denied on authentication in sshwindows

I'm having trouble for authentication on my windows machine using OpenSSH with following this instructions However the result was not the same. Once I run the SSH using services permission was denied ...
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Is IPSEC used by default on Win7/'08-R2 NFS (TCP139/445&UDP137/138)

We'd like to share files through an Win08R2 EC2 instance with clients (Windows 7 machines) through the default NFS (i.e. avoiding 3rd party software like Dropbox/Aws-s3 etc.). Encryption at rest is ...
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Intermittent limited access to network share over VPN

I'm looking for ideas for what to check. I've got a user that has issues when she connects to our network over VPN, but never has issues when she's connected in the office. The issue is with one of ...
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Open .xml attachments in “default program” instead of Internet Explorer

Disclaimer I posted this question on Super User without any responses, but I am working on a domain and want to change many computers as an administrator, so I believe it is also on topic here. ...
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Port 445 open to Mac but closed to Linux?

I'm running a Windows 7 Ultimate, and I'm attempting to set up file sharing (SMB). I have a Linux system which can't seem to connect. When running mmap in Linux to scan port 445, I see that the port ...
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Windows 7 VPN to OS X Server error 629, Tried a lot of options

I am having a hard time connecting to my office server in which I am the admin of. I have recently wiped the hard drive and re-installed os x yosemite with os x server. I use a Windows 7 machine at ...
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No admin console, not listening in port when server in STARTING state

I installed a WebLogic 11g (10.3.6) server and an application inside it. When the application is set up correctly, the server enters STARTING state (and henceforth I only see my own application's ...
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How to allow permission via GPO to remove bluetooth devices in Windows 7

We have 'Standard' users who test Bluetooth devices. This involves pairing them to a Windows 7 machine. Unfortunately, each device adds a unique entry to the "Devices and Printers" which 'Standard' ...
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Scheduled RasMan connection to SSTP VPN fails only at night

Background I have an SSTP VPN with a self-signed certificate. It's running on a physical instance of Server 2008 R2 on our LAN. Three off-network workstations are scheduled to connect to the VPN "at ...