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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Internet Explorer proxy pac files

We have a simple pac file used for staff in work and at home: function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { /* Exclude "Portico" URL */ if (shExpMatch(url, "*google.com*")) { return ...
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Authentication to mapped Samba shares failing after AD username change in Win7

Background: One of our users was recently married and changed her name. Correspondingly, we changed her AD username from jane.doe to jane.smith. However, she now cannot authenticate into any of our ...
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Very slow network copy from windows 7 to windows 2008 r2 server

I am having an issue where users have started to experience very slow transfer speeds both to and from my Dell server. When I say started, the only thing that has changed is that as of Sunday, we ...
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Allow power user to install software

I need to grant an user some admin rights, so he can enter his credentials when someone is prompted to install a software (and just that), he is no admin, I don't want him to have too much access. My ...
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AVG Remote Admin installing Trial AVG Internet Security

My company has been using AVG Remote Administrator for a few years now, but over the past couple months, I've noticed a weird issue when doing a remote install. Due to circumstances beyond my control ...
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2 x mSata Raid0 seems fine, Intel rapid storage doesn't show, reports error

I've searched but couldn't find anything related. I've got a MSI GT60 2oc, Win7 x64 laptop that supports a twin mSata raid0, which after a bunch of hijinks, inc replacing the twin mSata caddy, I seem ...
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Mapped drive is accessed drive

I've got some users that will randomly get 'Access Denied' when trying to access a mapped drive or print to a shared printer. When i get the users to 'log-off-Log-on' they are able to access the ...
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Some Windows 7 PCs don't show Previous Versions of folders stored on Samba server. Others do just fine

I recently set up a Debian 7 file server using Samba to share files with our Windows PCs. I installed and configured snapshots and set it up so Windows clients can right click a shared folder on the ...
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Drive Maps via Group Policy - Overlapping Policies

((NOTE: We are on Windows 8.1 with a 2008R2 domain)) We have decided to move away from mapping drives via a log in script and attempting to do it via Group Policy. I have personally been doing this ...
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No syslog using Kiwi 9.4 (free) directly connected on the inside of a Cisco ASA 5505 running a VPN

I have a number of remote branches (each with an IPSec site to site configuration. The main station has a Cisco 5510, the branches are each a Cisco ASA 5505. Works fine. I recently installed the paid ...
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Transmit Monitor Screen without using Software [closed]

Is there anyway I can share my monitor screen to another monitor without any application/process running on my computer and only by using hardware/cables ,etc. I do not want to have 2 monitors ...
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Group policy preferences mapping same drive multiple times

I recently changed over our old login script that mapped network drives over to group policy preference drive maps. Worked through a few issues at first, but appears to be working fine for all of our ...
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How to Seal Windows 7

I'm trying to prepare Windows 7 Template, i have used Sysprep.exe with the following options: Under System Cleanup Action, select Enter System Out-of-Box-Experience (OOBE). Tick the Generalize ...
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Windows domain user fails with netlogon - Samba3

I am having login issues with a domain user using roaming profile. Everytime I try login, I get netlogon failed. This occurs with only one particular user. I have created a new user with the exact ...
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Copy from Windows to FreeNAS Samba share fails when Windows requests admin access for some files

I'm getting errors when copying to a FreeNAS 9.2.1 Samba share, but only for certain files. I copied some directories from a MacBook, onto an external NTFS USB HDD, then onto my Windows 7 PC. I am ...
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Cut'n'paste between X11 Desktop and the virt-manager VNC graphical console of a Win7 VM guest on a Server

I have a licensed copy of MicroSoft Windows 7 professional installed and running as guest on my Linux server running qemu-kvm. This works just fine. But I was unable to figure out how to ...
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W7 machine unable to connect to printers hosted by 2003 R2 Print Management Service

I'm currently testing Windows 7 x64 within our business ahead of finally moving all computers off of Windows XP. Everything seemed to go swimmingly until recently my desktop has been unable to ...
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Why does Windows Server 2012 R2 recognize a local administrator over the network for some purposes but not others?

I have researched this at length, but cannot find a solution to the specific issue I'm getting. Evidently there are a number of similar issues that regularly cause problems for people trying to ...
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Spooling error trying to print through WinXP to Win7 from Linux

I recently posted another post here about not being able to print from linux to win7 but found a solution that i might be able to work with. What we have is Fedora Core 2.x.x(2003), Redhat 3.2.3, ...
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Linux printing from Windows stopped working after upgrade to Windows 7: “Unknown error condition in stat: Function not implemented”

my name is Justin and i am not a linux guy I do not know much about it only windows. We're a company and we're having troubles with printing and sharing from linux to Windows 7. I can connect to ...
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Querying services from a remote Windows 7 PC extremely slow

When I query installed services from a remote Windows 7 PC it's very slow. With a remote Windows XP PC it's always fast. For example, from my Windows 7 PC the command sc \\pc1 query type= service ...
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Move bitlocked second drive to new system [closed]

I am to receive a new laptop, and i need to move my second physical drive to the new machine. The second drive is protected with bitlocker. I do not have admin privs on the current machine, so i ...
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View and manage all user fax activity on fax server

I have a Windows 2008 R2 Fax Server, and there are several standard domain users who send faxes but the majority of the faxes are sent automatically via a web application that resides on the fax ...
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Deny to administrators to change network configuration settings

I need to provide admin rights to every user but the users should not able to change network configuration settings. For this I have enabled following policies in User Configuration\Administrative ...
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how do I fix “The specified domain either does not exist…” when issuing net user /domain command?

cmd.exe, Administrator level: C:\Windows\system32>net user jcollum /domain The request will be processed at a domain controller for domain XXXX.YYYYY. System error 1355 has occurred. The ...
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“No more threads can be created in the system” in Network and Sharing Center

A while back I noticed on one of our laboratory computers (Windows 7, very little extra software installed) that the network connection icon in the system tray would claim that it had no network ...
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Win7 loses connection to network shares after resume unless server specified using FQDN

My Win7 client has a connection to a Linux server and its shared folders. The problem occurs when the computer wakes up after a sleep and then one of the shared folders is not accessible. I receive ...
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XenServer 6.2 crashes everytime I try to install a new Windows 7 x64 vm

I'm running XenServer 6.2 with all patches and updates on two boxes. One box is an intel core i7 2600K.. works great. My latest box is an AMD A10 APU.. and everytime I try to install Windows 7 OS as ...
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How configure 2 Lan cards in Windows 7/8 pc one to connect to Internet and other to Local Network [closed]

    I am about to install a dedicated VOIP server in our office. It is a 3CX pbx system on Windows 7/8 machine. The environment currently is a Windows SBS 2011 with 8 client machines. I want ...
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Why some computers let basic domain user administrators

I do not understand why on some computers windows doesn't prompt for admin credentials to do a software installation for example, no matter of the user privilege. Computers are on windows 7. Some of ...
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New 2012 Domain Controller and error “The security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship”

I have a Windows Server 2012 domain controller on a domain DOM1 running at a Windows Server 2008 R2 domain and functional level. All other domain controllers in DOM1 are 2008 R2. DOM1 has a two-way ...
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How to block videos by title on youtube using Squid?

For example,i want to block videos that contain the word "cat" in the title. I also do not want the blocked videos appearing in: -Recommended Channels tab -Recommended/related videos -Search ...
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Windows ignores which interface to use in routing table

Hi i'm running windows 7 and i have 2 network cards, one wireless with internet connection and one wired with local lan connection. I want to use both at the same time so i set the lan card to 1st ...
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Deleting user profiles on a remote windows 7 machine?

Is it possible to remotely delete a user profile on a Windows 7 machine, using something like mmc? (and I mean where you delete the registry entries too not just the folder)
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Strange behavior on 192.168.6.0 / 24 subnet [closed]

I have a Windows 7 computer running a camera system (Security cameras). The cameras are installed on 192.168.6.0/24 subnet, and I can't get the computer to connect to the 192.168.6.0/24 subnet. I have ...
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xmpp openfire connection manager not working

I have downloaded the connection manager here .In windows I have extracted it to program files in C drive and edit the conf/manager.xml to set domain and password. I also enabled connection manager in ...
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MDT 2013 deployment fails for certain laptops

I am trying to use MDT 2013 to create an ISO image that I can burn to a CD to install Windows 7 along with numerous other software/configuration at one time. I have successfully made the packaged ISO ...
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Lotus Notes Error - “Specified Network name no longer available”

I work for a bank who is using Lotus Notes email and during the transition from Windows XP to Windows 7 the Lotus Notes client was upgraded from Client 8.0.2 to 8.5.3. Given that these were the only ...
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Issue using RDP from Windows 7 to Windows Server 2008

I'm trying to connect from my Windows 7 machine (home edition) to a Windows 2008 Server. I am receiving an error stating "Your credentials did not work". I have tested connecting over the Cord ...
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Best practices for laptop on multiple networks

Scenario: W7 laptop that in the office is joined to a domain with a static I.P. address, but everywhere else needs DHCP. What is the best approach for (hopefully during start up) to determine which ...
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Some users unable to see files that others can see

I have a file server running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in our domain that houses files created by an application and then moved to a folder available as a share to some users here. Users who use this ...
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When is a deleted Windows computer-certificate really gone?

We got a strange issue affecting a very small number (1%) of Windows 7 clients in our domain. These laptops are issued a Computer-certificate (X509) through AD for VPN access. We have a PowerShell ...
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ipconfig.exe is crashing when run from the windows (7) command prompt

I am trying to use ipconfig, but everytime I enter the command in the windows command prompt, I get the crash dialog saying, "The IP configuration utility has stopped working", with the reason saying ...
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Cygwin hangs/freezes when installing: won't finish downloading packages

Just stays there. Restarting causes the same problem, and changing mirrors doesn't seem to help.
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Force temporary account/ mandatory account restricitons on new users

I am basically trying to accomplish the same as in this link. When a domain user logs off a specific client machine, their local profile is deleted. When a new user logs in the machine a fresh, ...
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Can't read files into postgres

We've just set up a postgres 9.3 server on a Windows 7 machine. If we try to copy data into a database from C:\dbfeeds\csv.csv we get the following error: ERROR: could not open file ...
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Is there anyway to stop Windows 7 from executing the forced restart after an update? [closed]

Is there anyway to stop Windows 7 from executing the forced restart after an update? This is not the restart that happens with Windows Update; this is the forced restart that displays a dialog with ...
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Gnome Boxes on CentOS 7 with Windows 7 as a guest

I just installed CentOS 7 and tried to use Gnome Boxes to create some virtual machines. As long as I stick to other Linux distributions everything is fine. But I really do have trouble installing ...
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Windows CA Certificate Request via Commandline

I have a non-domain PC (windows 7) attempting to obtain a cert from a Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise CA. I have the root ca and crl's installed on the non-domain client. I'm working on a script that will ...
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App not working from start menu in windows 7 XP mode

We have an application developed with Oracle forms that is not compatible with Windows 7, so we are trying to make it run in XP mode. The app needs to be run from a domain account. So i have created ...