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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Regular backup and archival options for a client device that runs MS SQL Express including restores

In the current environment, a client application has been deployed on a single endpoint device e.g. laptop. The client application records & retrieves information that is needed for regulatory and ...
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Different Bandwith in slow link detection between Computer and User GPO

Given a multiple site Active Directory we occurence problems with slow link detection GPO's. We want to use slow link detection on laptops which connect are via coorperate WAN (MPLS 4-Mbit/s) to main ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Guest OS on VirtualBox - keeps Disconnecting from Network [closed]

Am running a Windows 7 host OS along with Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS as a guest on Virtual Box 5.08. Inside Virtual Box, under Network Settings, the Adapter 1 tab has the following items set: Enable ...
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How to restore local GPO User Logon/Logoff script setting?

I'm deploying several Windows 7 machines, and apply a GPOPack (exported through MSCM's LocalGPO utility) to set the Local GPO (no AD in there). My issue is that logon & logoff scripts settings ...
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Windows SSL Certificate access issue

There seems to be something going on with my Windows 7 installation's SSL Certificate store, and I'm not quite sure how to resolve it. The full issue is described in the question and replies in this ...
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Running a Batch File from Task Scheduler Without User being logged In

I'm trying to run a batch file on Windows 7 from the Task Scheduler. I can run the batch file fine if I run it from the command prompt. If I run it from the Task Scheduler to only run when the user ...
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ProcessMonitor boot logging claims disk is full

I'm trying to debug an issue where Windows 7 logoff will hang about once in every 5-10 logoffs forcing a hard reboot. I've installed Process Monitor (v3.2) and am running boot logging to try and find ...
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Windows 7 mapped drive - red X (one user out of 4)

This is for a client of mine. Small Windows 2008 domain. Four workstations, all Windows 7 Pro, all the same service pack and windows updates. Same AV software, no GPOs, all computers are pretty ...
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the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed windows 7

First of all, I know how to solve this problem. but I really wonder why this issue has came out ??? I saw just one post that the reason for this error may be the system time difference on both ...
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Win7 apache2.4.9 phpmyadmin4.5.0.2 - an not connect for LAN [closed]

Everything is working fine - hosting a couple of my own sites, but would like to be able to maintain them from other PC's on the LAN. Works fine, except for phpmyadmin. Everything is set up to be ...
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KMS Host has more than the minimum count, but client machines are still not activating

So pretty as the question states, here is some more info: What I have done: 1) I have setup 36 machines (I have more, but just done one lab for now) to point to the KMS Host 2) I have rearmed the ...
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Remove McAfee branding from Windows login

McAfee Enterprise plasters its brand over everything on the PC. Everything. The latest is that since installing disk encryption, the McAfee logo is placed over the user account picture on the ...
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How do I grant users permission to create hard links (using GPO or registry entries)?

I'm working in an AD domain with one DC running Windows Server 2012 R2, and clients running mostly Windows 7 Professional. I need to be able to grant certain user groups the permission to create hard ...
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How is Windows Server optimized differently than Windows desktop? [closed]

All the answers I see mostly just say "server is optimized to be a server and desktop is optimized to be a desktop" with no technical details explaining how and where these optimizations are applied. ...
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SvcHost CPU usage jumps from service to service in netsvcs group

Hopefully this is a variation on the previous svchost.exe troubleshooting questions. We initially got reports of slow performance on a number of Windows 7 PCs. Resource Monitor showed that the IP ...
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AVG Antivirus business, ghost error in admin console

I have lots of workstations connected to Admin console, today I've updated workstations and console to version 2016 from version 2013. This is the error: I don't see errors or other wrong things, ...
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“WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied” when running a python script

I'm getting a "WindowsError: [Error 5] Access is denied" message when running a python script which attempts to make an https connection. The following error message is produced by python: Traceback ...
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Permission to enable\disable devices in device manager without admin rights?

Short question: Can you use group policy to allow users to disable\enable devices without giving them full administrative rights to a machine? More detailed: We have machines that crash on ...
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Group Policy: Screen Saver Timeout is not being honoured by some client machines

I am having a hard time trying to solve this issue. Recently I created a GPO on a Win2k8 R2 domain controller to set the screen to lock after 30 minutes. The settings are then applied to a security ...
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Problems with VPN after a downgrade from Windows 10 to Windows 7

So I have this user who works for the company on the otherside of the globe but remotes into the network via a Windows default VPN connection. This was setup on a WIndows 7 laptop and everything was ...
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Robocopy: How to copy assets from multiple locations to a single location and maintain a log

I have multiple folders containing assets (each folder has subfolders containing these assets .mp3, .txt, .png, etc). I want to copy all this assets along with the subfolder to a single ...
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The Diagnostic Service Host failed to start due to the following error

I am receiving the following error in my System event log: Service Control Manager, Event ID 7000 The Diagnostic Service Host failed to start due to the following error: A privilege that the ...
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How can I wait to the close of the uninstall panel in windows 7 from batch file?

I have simple batch file : @echo off call "c:\windows\system32\appwiz.cpl" echo "Done" On Windows XP, this batch launche the uninstall panel of windows, and block the execution until the use close ...
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Allow log on locally custom message

I recently moved into a new position and we have a few computer labs that are currently restricting access by running a script on logon that checks the user's group membership and if not in the ...
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What blocks incoming connection on Windows 7

I have reduced setup to just 2 computers connected via switch with fixed IP addresses. PC-A is able to connect to or ping PC-B PC-B is not able to connect to or ping PC-A Windows firewall is ...
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Windows 7 Uninstalling Software Fails on Several Computers Consistently

I have several computers that seem to have trouble uninstalling software consistently. They are Windows 7 machines in an Active Directory domain. Basically I have been trying to push software ...
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tnsping and lsnrctl hung when about to exit – Oracle 12.1.0.2.0 on virtual Windows 7 VM on Mac [closed]

I am trying to run an Oracle installation on Windows 7 running in a virtual machine (Parallels or VMware) on a MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015). When executing Oracle utilities like tnsping ...
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Win7, add route with netsh without mentioning interface

I want to make a script for my team to add routes, but as each computer has its own set of interfaces so I can't know interface name/ID in advance. Is it possible to do with netsh(I know how to do it ...
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Deploying windows 7 in UEFI GPT mode via WDS

I am in the process attempting to deploy Windows 7 x64 GPT UEFI via WDS with an unattend.xml file. Working: -Windows 7 x64 GPT UEFI via WDS without unattend.xml -Windows 8 x64 GPT UEFI via WDS ...
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Using GPP to set local admins

Using Server 2012 r2 in domain environment, I'm trying to add specific groups of users to the Administrators(local)group to computers organized in OUs using GPP and item-level targeting. While the ...
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PC on Domain-“you have been logged on with a default profile ”

When a ANY user logs into this one computer that is on our domain, they get the "you have been logged on with a default profile " message. The error occurs no matter what user with what privileges ...
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Does “Folder Redirection” and “Drive-Mapping” CSE really require “Always wait for the network…” to be enabled?

I understand that both "Folder Redirection" and "Drive-Mapping"-CSE require synchronous GPO processing. However both CSE's are working here without having to force the GP-Client to work synchronously ...
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Windows 7 : Application cannot write to shared folder - Access denied

I'm having permission issues with an in-house application. This applications has an area where you drag and drop files. When you drag and drop the files, it normally saves the file to a shared folder. ...
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Network speed between Windows 7 machines sharing over samba/SMB not reaching 10Gb/s

I have two Windows 7 Machines that are connected via 10Gb/s Intel Server Cards on a 10Gb/s Switch an a subnetwork(Physically separate from the larger main domain network). I'm trying to copy files ...
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Need to run a custom command during Windows 7 Setup between Phase 3 and 5

How can I run a cmd script during windows setup somewhere between the beginning of phase 3 and the beginning of phase 5? I need to copy hardware dependent files from the USB drive to the C: drive ...
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Why would I have a 4624 (logon) and 4634 (logoff) event at the exact same second?

I'm investigating who was using one of our company computer's a certain time. While I was looking through the 4624 / 4634 events in the event log, I found that several times throughout the day there ...
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How does SCCM 2012 capture an image?

I have set up a task sequence in SCCM to capture an image from an existing machine. The task sequence works fine, but there are a few things I don't understand. When it captures the image, there are ...
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Remote Silent install of Office 2013 returning 1603 error

Currently trying to install Office 2013 over Office 2010 on Windows 7 VMs across the network the batch file is the prescribed batch file given by Microsoft that uses OCT and using the latest download ...
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Group Policy Logon Script for Drive Mount is Executing but Not Applying

Thanks in advance for any assistance. I've been houding the internet for hours looking for answers and found many tips/items to note but nothing that has worked for me. Setup: Domain Controller = ...
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Why Does WMI (Capturing) Boot Image Require “wpeutil initializenetwork” To Be Ran?

I don't get why I have to take the extra steps to run "wpeutil initializenetwork" before my NIC card is turned on and working within the WMI Capture (WinPE) GUI. I have the drivers added to the image ...
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Using WDS, where are the log files located on the CLIENT trying to capture an image?

I'm trying to create a capture boot image for my client machines. I have the Win7 (x64) capture image loaded in the WDS server and it boots to the WDS Image Capture Wizard with no issues. I hit ...
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Windows 7 Pro losing LAN connectivity but wireless systems are having no problems

We have 50 Windows 7 Pro 32-bit desktops at one of our sites, connected to a Windows 2012 AD. They have all started losing network connectivity (connectivity to our main site over a metro-e network, ...
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Connecting a domain-joined pc to a non-joined pc

At my job we have a pc that controls the lights, ventilation, music,... of the factory hall. Since this pc runs on Windows XP it isn't connected to any network whatsoever. However, the production ...
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CloneZilla HDD > SSD

I am having a major issue trying to copy a 300GB HDD to a 120GB SSD. I have chosen to use Clonezilla as this has never let me down before, I have used Gparted to resize the larger drive down to just ...
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How to get from executable to Windows Service Name (WIndows 7)

I am aware that under windows 7 the command-line commands... tasklist gets me processes (including services) currently running by it's executable name net start shows me all the display names of ...
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Robocopy Invalid Parameter /BYTES

I would like to use robocopy with the /BYTES parameter. When I use it I receive an invalid parameter error: ERROR : Invalid Parameter #6 : "/BYTES" I am using Windows 7. When I do a robocopy /? I ...
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monitor and log speed of a program working with network files

We are using a CAD program on multiple computers in a network. All files and projects are stored on a network storage. The users moan about long waiting times while opening from and saving to the ...
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Windows Disk Image (sysprep) with multiple domain accounts

I have not a simple problem. I would like to make personalized sysprep (Windows disk image) for more than 50 windows domain account. Suppose I have more than 50 computers with the same parameters, ...
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PXE a W7x64 Task Sequence on a Lenovo X250 with SCCM 2012 SP1 & Windows ADK

My purpose is to PXE boot a Windows 7 (x64) Task Sequence on a Lenovo X250 with : SCCM 2012 SP1 Boot Image 4.0 x64 / WinPE 6.2 generated with Windows 8 ADK With these Lenovo drivers for SCCM , I ...
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Gitlab - “Server refused public-key signature despite accepting key” on a valid key

I need some help with keys. On my windows 7 machine I have created a pair of keys using Puttygen in order to connect to a private gitlab site. In the gitlab I've added my public key to my profile. ...