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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Is there a way to limit the memory a process uses in Win7 x64?

I think Linux can do this using ulimit, I'm looking for something similar in Win7 x64. The problem is some times a process doesn't know the physical memory is already exhausted and continues to ...
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How to set up Windows to use a network Desktop directory upon logging into a network

I want to set up a file server for a Windows network so that the each Windows 7 client will automatically set its Desktop, Documents, directories to each user's home directory on the network (much ...
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I can't boot Win7 OR Ubuntu after installing Ubuntu 9.10

i made a partition on my new computer because i decided that i wanted to have both Win7 and Ubuntu 9.10. I made a disc image on my usb driver, and restarted my computer as to run Ubuntu without making ...
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Elevated command prompt as another user

I'm running Windows 7 (Enterprise, x64 if it makes any difference) My account has admin privileges on this PC, but is a regular user on the domain. I have another user account that is a member of ...
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GPO startup script not copying files

I created a GPO startup script to execute for computers in a specific AD container. The script takes a file from the AD netlogon share and places it on a directory on the computer. Given the right ...
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Windows XP Mode won't login without changing network settings

I have a Windows 7 x64 Enterprise system. I've installed Windows XP Mode, Windows Virtual PC, and the update. Everything was running fine for a time, nice integration and all that. I don't run the ...
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Route traffic to/from specific hosts over VPN on Windows 7 client

I have a VPN connection set up on my Windows 7 Pro machine. Currently accessing our SVN repos and bug tracking/etc sites I have to explicitly enable my VPN connection (killing my web connection). I'd ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7 (TrueCrypt) Multi-boot Problems

I have now been searching days for a solution but have found nothing. I have Ubuntu 10.10 and Windows 7 with TrueCrypt as a multi-boot. It was working fine for a few weeks until I needed to reinstall ...
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How do I make Windows 7 treat a VPN connection to a subnet look like a non-“public” network?

I'm torturing myself with the task of trying to get an OpenVPN connection to a work subnet working under Windows 7. After some travail I've gotten the OpenVPN client to work and properly connect. ...
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Upgrading to SSD: Is it OK to just transfer everything? [closed]

I'm running windows 7 x64, Visual Studio 2010 on a standard HDD. The SSD I bought comes with a transfer kit that makes it easy to just transfer everything over to the new drive? Are there any reasons ...
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How to make routes on a windows 7 laptop persistent?

I have a number of (windows 7) laptops that normally connect via wireless. We also have a wired network for special purposes. When one of these laptops plugs in to the wired network, at the moment, it ...
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OpenVPN client for Windows 7 64-bit

I've been trying to get the OpenVPN client to install on a Windows 7 laptop, and so far none of the various versions work. Some won't install at all (one version's .exe installer humorously told me ...
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Windows 7: Delprof replacement for deleting profiles

We have migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 at a high school and have run into a problem. The computer lab machines can have upwards of 5-10 different people log into the machine each day. As time ...
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Reset domain user password remotely?

One of my clients has taken his computer away from the windows domain to another office. He has now forgotten the password to his account. I told him he needed to bring the computer back to the domain ...
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BAT file for silent VPN connect on boot

Just wondering if someone can help me with the following. I want to auto connect to VPN connection on Windows 7 machine when I boot. Seen that RASDIAL.EXE is referenced: RASDIAL: rasdial entryname ...
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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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how to create a virtual machine in hyper-v server 2008 r2

I've installed server 2008 r2 core and the only installed role is Hyper-V. i want to install a virtual machine like windows xp on server and manage it from windows 7 installed on my laptop. management ...
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IIS Password Protection for PHP

How do i create a password protection for my whole iis website, which uses php for most of its sites? I put a web.config in the root folder, but that seemed to do nothing. What i want is a way to ...
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CheckPoint Endpoint Security VPN client co-existing with Windows VPN

Hey guys, I work as a consultant for a firm with a Checkpoint firewall. I have downloaded and installed the Checkpoint Endpoint Security VPN client. During the installation, I answered no to any ...
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Windows Server 2003 Updates settings and client Win7 computers

I have a Windows Server 2003 machine which is the server for a small network of Window 7 Pro machines. I have set the "Windows Update" settings in group policy to download only and ask user whether to ...
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Moss 2007 on windows 7 installation compatibility

Hi I have the machine with installed the Windows 7 Enterprise N edition. I have installed the sql server 2008 also there . so can i install MOSS 2007 on such connfiguration? if not what should i do. ...
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msizap.exe reports No product/patch data was found

I was trying to free up some space on my Windows 7 machine and was directed to a utility called msizap.exe from Microsoft which removes orphaned msi's from the c:\windows\installer directory. My ...
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IIS 7.5 Warning : Cannot verify access to the path

I'm newbie in IIS 7.5 , Before this I used to run ASP.NET Website under IIS 5 , That was too easy . I'm trying to run a very simple asp.net website ( just created a new website from VS 2010 targeted ...
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Debugging UI Problems in IE8 (Was IE8 on Windows 7 Authentication Mess) [closed]

UPDATE: I think the real question I need to ask here is: how does a technician debug UI problems with Internet Explorer, and not HTML rendering issues that have pretty good tools? I am aware of the ...
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How to enter SysPrep in Windows 7 AFTER I exited it?

I installed win7 and entered sysprep (ctrl shift f3), installed some apps and I forgot to uninstall one that was needed while in sysprep, bow I can't start windows because it crashes, and the app I ...
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Exchange-related tabs in Active Directory with Windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ADUC Exchange tabs - Windows 7 & Exchange 2003 Hello, I recently moved to Windows 7 and everything is fine except that I can't get the Microsoft Exchange-realted ...
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Can I change a user role from command-line in Windows?

I want to change a user from normal user to administrator in command-line. Is this possible? What command should I use?
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How to build a PDC connected to Open DIrectory on OS X 10.6

Since OS X Server has an older version of Samba that cannot be used with Windows 7, I want to setup a newer (3.5.5) Samba server as a PDC. I want to continue to use Open Directory on the 10.6 OS X ...
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Policy exception for Windows User Account Controls and Update.exe

So... Apparently Windows has a list of filenames that require extra rights to run, included in this list is Update.exe, which happens to be the name of the file I'd like my clients to run without ...
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Why is this vanilla 64-bit Ubuntu Server 10.10 eating 446200k of memory?

Just installed 64-bit Ubuntu Server 10.10 inside as guest in a virtual machine. I'm using VMware Player. The host is 64-bit Windows 7. The minimum requirements for the Ubuntu server is said to be ...
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Documents on a Windows 7 client connected to a Windows 2003 server's domain

I have a Windows 7 client connected to a domain running on a Windows 2003 server. The user's Word files are stored in the "Documents" folder under "Libraries". Which I click on the "Documents" ...
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Windows 7 client, 2003 Server, user account locked out repeatedly and repeatably

I have a Windows 7 laptop (domain member), and when I connect a VPN to the office, within 5-10 minutes the main file server/domain controller reports a failed logon for the user account, then 3, then ...
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replicate drives after windows 7 is loaded

Has anyone found a way to load windows 7 on a drive and when that is completed copy the drive to another drive. I have the drive copier but I am being told you can not copy a drive because of the ...
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Windows Update fails with 8E5E03FE on Windows 7

Two updates continually fail with error code 8E5E03FE; Downloading the files and installing them directly don't make any difference. The WindowsUpdate log says: 2010-10-12 11:22:04:256 1072 ...
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How do I run an ADFS Claims-Aware Agent on Windows 7?

I'm trying to create a development environment for a .NET web site but I'm stuck at one point. The authentication for the web site is going to be through ADFS and the development machines we have are ...
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Are there any free NFS clients for Windows 7?

I have Windows 7 Professional, but the NFS Client for Windows is only included in the Enterprise and Ultimate editions. I would like to connect some Windows machines to our NFS server so I can drop ...
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Open VPN client route management on windows 7

I have setup a tunneling VPN between two machine. One end is 192.168.100.1 (server), the other end is (192.168.100.2). The network mask of the distant site is 192.168.123.255, ie the server has two ...
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Making sure a batch is run with admin privileges

We use batch files to do simple installations of COM servers - mainly a few file copies and regsvr32s. Since regsvr32 writes to the registry's local machine hive, the batch must be run with ...
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ADUC Exchange tabs - Windows 7 & Exchange 2003

I have the admin tools install on a Win 7 64 bit machine but would like to see the Exchange tabs in ADUC. Googling shows this is a popular request and the most common solution (and the only one which ...
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Windows 7: Install Type 1 fonts via command line

So I have a number of Type 1 fonts (.PFM & .PFB files) that I am trying to push out to our client machines. After some web searches, here is what I did. On my machine, I installed all of the ...
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Windows 7 Machine and Exchange 2007 Connection

I am using a Windows 7 machine which has Outlook 2007 client installed and connected to an Exchange Server 2007. When I lock the screen for a few minutes then lock back in when I get to my desk I get ...
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File and Printer Sharing / Samba / 139 being blocked but where

I just set up my new remote office network the problem is i cannot access shared folders to the home office (without turning on the vpn) I control the servers remotely but would really like to ...
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VMWare Workstation VM Will not Connect To The Internet or Host

I just installed VMWare Workstation 7.1.2 on a Win7 machine a but it will not connect to the Internet I saw it creates two VMWare Network Adaptors labeled VMNet1 & VMNet8 with 192.168.x.x network ...
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Greater than or equal check when using Group Policy Preferences and Item Level Targeting in the Registry

I'm implementing some screen saver configurations via Group Policy Preferences (on Win7 Enterprise x64 desktops). The desired configuration is to have users be able to adjust their screen saver and ...
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What permissions needed to map a drive in Win7 vs. XP?

We are transitioning from WinXP workstations to Win7. Our users have home directories set up as drive letter G:, assigned via Active Directory. The server is Windows Server 2008. We have a user that ...
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Oracle client installation on Windows 7

I installed Oracle 11g database on Windows XP(32-bit) and now I need help for installing Oracle client on Windows 7 (64-bit) If possible, can you explain me how to do this... step by step... starting ...
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scheduled tasks running in %systemroot%\system32\

I have a scheduled task that calls a bat file, problem is it does this in c:\windows\system32 instead of the path it exists in (c:\bak), is there a setting that I can change to set it to run in the ...
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How to disable Windows Files Sharing Wizard via Group Policy?

I'm setting up a Sophos Anti-Virus Server and in order to deploy need to shut off the Windows File Sharing Wizard (Not the actual file sharing) via group policy. How is this done? Is there a simple ...
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Installing SQL Server 2008 R2 32bit on 64bit : WoW64 error

It looks like it's possible for 2008 SP1: previous question. But what about current newer 2008 R2 version? We plan to use single 32bit Express edition package to install on every machine. However, ...
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Recovering Ubuntu 9.10 /Windows 7 dual boot with Wubi

I had installed Ubuntu 9.10 /Windows 7 dual boot with Wubi. I had no issues for about 9 months, and then after having to do a force reboot after ubuntu got hunng, and never goes past boot-up. On ...