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 it possible to logon to a domain via wireless in windows 7?

We have 200 odd wireless-only laptops that I want to put on a domain. The wireless authentication is user based, so establishing a wireless connection before the logon is not possible i.e. machine ...
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.NET 4 Framework installation freezes Windows 7

So I had a problem when installing VS2010, it froze during .NET 4 installation. I tried installing standalone Framework installation and during the install it freezes computer completely, demanding a ...
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Why Dns.Resolve in my C# app takes x3 on W2008R2?

I have C# code which takes x3 longer to execute on W2008R2 vs W7 the code is very simple (getting host name): Stopwatch sw = new Stopwatch(); sw.Start(); IPHostEntry ip = ...
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Where is the start menu folder for Windows 7

It's not "c:\Users\MyUserName\Start Menu\"
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Take ownership of NTFS volume after moving to new machine

I had a 1.5TB hard disk in a Windows 2003 Server. Two partitions, one FAT and the other NTFS. The server crashed, and while we are ordering a new one, I would like to access the data on that volume. ...
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Windows 7 “Not genuine” after imaging Z200 computers

We created images from Windows 7, loaded on a HP Z200 workstation. We have added all our software we need on this image and then, sysprep'ed it. So now, when I push the image thru Zenworks on my 5 ...
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Enumerating and mapping network drives (Windows 7 Pro/Windows Server 2003)

I had a working script for Windows XP clients, distributed via group policy from Windows Server 2003 PDC. This is the main part of the script: Function ggMapNetworkDrive(fDriveLetter, fShareName, ...
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Can you change Windows 7 NTML settings to be more like Windows XP?

Our organisation officially only supports Windows XP and IE6. I do like progress, so I installed Windows 7 anyway. Most of our internal applications work fine, but whenever I need to go through our ...
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Outlook 2007 always asks for a network password on Windows 7 Professional

Outlook 2007 always asks for a network password on Windows 7 Professional. Although, I have setup the network password cache in my user account! Any help??
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Windows7 IIS7: can't turn off read-only flag for InetPub\wwwroot. Can't edit website files!

I finally got PHP running on Windows 7 IIS7 but now for the life of me can't edit files in wwwroot because my editor keeps saying "You don't have permission to save to this location... save in Pete ...
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Query schtasks using Powershell

On a Windows7 machine I am trying I can run a query to view all the scheduled tasks using schtasks.exe This is fine but I would also like to filter the result set using something like schtasks ...
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PHP not loading php.ini in directory or following error_reporting() on Windows 7

Normally I develop under E_ALL error level, but for sanity on this project I want notices and strict off. So initially tried: error_reporting(E_ALL & ~(E_STRICT|E_NOTICE)); And several other ...
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Oracle 11g network configuration

I installed Oracle 11g Enterprise Edition on my Windows 7 Pro. My problem is that I cannot log into database from other host (local network). When I connect to database using Oracle SQLdeveloper ...
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Power Shell does not like command

Any ideas what I did wrong here? I copied this script from a tutorial and get this error.... PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-Service | Where-Object ($_.status -eq "running") Where-Object : Cannot ...
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Mac and L2TP VPN no problems, xp, vista and 7 no go :s

I've got some weird problem and I'm out off options. The situation: When connecting from my mac to the VPN server (Windows Server 2003 R2) with L2TP PSK, everything works like it should. However, ...
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Windows 7 setup location

We have a computer that came pre-installed with Windows 7; we didn't receive an installation disk for that. How would one create a setup installer disk from a machine which has Windows 7? Thanks, ...
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Accessing localhost via IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 very slow [closed]

(I've asked this over on stackoverflow already, but thought I'd ask here as well) I'm currently running an ASP.NET application on IIS 7.5 on Windows 7. When I access this application on Internet ...
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Install server 2003 in already windows 7 installed machine as dual boot?

I have a Laptop which installed windows 7 genuine. But there are only one partition. I want to install Server 2003 as dual boot. Can I do it without format the laptop and keep the data already in the ...
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Windows 7 VPN Client Default IPsec Configuration?

I'd like to use the windows vpn client for client-site vpn to my linksys rv042. As far as I can tell, the windows VPN client doesn't provide a lot of flexibility in its IPsec settings. Assuming full ...
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Moving physical windows 7 to Hyper - V on windows 2008 r2

I have a Windows 7 on a PC, but I want to install Windows 2008 R2 on the computer. I also want to keep Windows 7 on as a VM. Can I use disk2vhd? ...
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Windows 7 deployment thru WDS

I am deploying new systems on my network and I built my reference computer by installing the OS the manufacturers (Dell and a custom built system from some local business) gave with all drivers, ...
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IIS cannot access itself

We are on a corporate network that uses ISA and I am having issues trying to not have requests go through ISA. I have IIS7 on my local Windows 7 machine that has websites and a service layer. The ...
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Windows 7 Printing to a network printer

We have a 2008 server as our print server. Clients that use windows xp with a logon script to map have no problems printing. When I test printing to a network printer on a windows 7 machine it works ...
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Can Server 2003 (32-bit) host a 64-bit boot image for WDS?

I'm running WDS on a Server 2003 32-bit system and need to capture a 64-bit Windows 7 image and then image a lab of computers with the 64-bit image. Can my 32-bit server host a 64-bit boot image, as ...
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Untrusted Location

I've recently switched to roaming profiles in an XP and Windows 7 environment and also changed the login script. Can anyone tell me where I would find the info regarding messages that appear when ...
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“NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON” error in Windows 7 (ASP.NET & Web Service)

I have an asp.net web app which works fine in Windows XP machine in a domain. I am porting it to a Windows 7 stand alone machine. The app uses a web service which makes a call to sql server. The web ...
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Is there a utility to TRIM my Intel SSD (Gen 2 160GB)? Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008

Is there a utility to TRIM my Intel SSD (Gen 2 160GB)? Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008
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What right does a domain administrator have in a SBS and Win 7 environment?

What rights and priviliges does a domain administrator have in a SBS and Win 7 environment?
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Install a program from the network

In Windows there is a place under the Control Panel called Get Programs and Install a program from the network (in Win 7 at least), possibly a slightly different name in Vista, but it was there too. ...
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Is there any way to configure Windows 7 RDP to require a client certificate to login

Is there any way to configure a Windows 7 RDP to require a client certificate to login. So user need to use the certificate and password (just like SSH or client-side certificates in HTTP) If there ...
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Windows 7 Pro sysprep not working

I'm trying to sysprep a Windows 7 Professional machine, prior to grabbing an image for mass deployment on identical hardware, and am having a hard time getting sysprep to work (at all). I've created ...
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How to configure and access IIS in windows 7

I've installed IIS on Windows 7(Ultimate) by going to control panel>add/remove features/ then checking the IIS. How do I access something like a preference editor like in wamp server. In wamp server ...
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Easy way to deploy the recovery parition in Windows 7?

We're using ImageX to deploy Windows 7 Professional. We've gotten the Windows partition to work, but the recovery partition (100-200MB at the front of the drive in a standard install) isn't as simple. ...
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Can't successfully run Sharepoint Foundation 2010 first time configuration

I'm trying to run the non-GUI version of configuration wizard using power shell because I would like to set config and admin database names. GUI wizard doesn't give you all possible options for ...
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Skip new Windows 7 user selection and go to login prompt

We've begun our migration to windows 7 and we ran into an interesting issue. When we hit "CTRL+ALT+DEL" we are brought to the "User selection Screen". Normally, this screen will have an icon for every ...
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Win7: Will doing “Run as administrator” on a .BAT file allow regsvr32 enough privlieges to register a DLL or OCX?

Will doing "Run as administrator" on a .BAT file allow regsvr32 enough privlieges to register a DLL or OCX? The .bat file contains: regsvr32 -u SomeOCX.ocx regsvr32 SomeOCX.ocx Or, does the logged ...
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Access host disk from Windows 7 Virtual PC

This seems like a simple task, but I need to copy files from my host machine to my virtual PC. I am running Windows 7 Virtual PC. I usually use \tsclient, but that is not working.
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Legal reasons not use Home Basic / Home Premium in a business [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Is there any legal reason why you can't use the Home versions of Windows 7 or Vista in a business environment? The ...
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Windows 7 remember password when Remote Desktop to a machine over Internet

When I connect to my machine and I am on the local network Remote desktop does not require my password. However, when I try to remote into my machine remotely over the Internet, it makes me enter my ...
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Netgear FVS336G: appropriate solution for today's small businesses?

I've been looking into a routers to facilitate a vpn solution for a small business. While the Netgear FVS336G looks good on paper, it appears to have some fairly crippling setbacks that drag down what ...
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Not enough storage is available to process this command [closed]

I am getting this error on almost all of the operations on a Windows 7 pro 32 bit machine. By operations I mean anything I do. Update a repo from subversion. Access a local IIS Site. Copy a big ...
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DNS resolution Windows 7 & browsing to locally hosted web site

We host two Intranet sites, http://intranet/ and http://sales.intranet/, both on the same server on the LAN. Local DNS (a Windows 2003 Server) was updated and both hostnames are configured to be ...
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Can't find instructions how to use Windows 7 drivers on Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows 7 x64 comes with all sorts of signed drivers so there's high probability that all drivers for your machine will be installed during system setup. On the other hand Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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Win 7 client print spooler service keeps stopping

I have a Windows 7 (32 bit) client where it's print spooler keeps stoppong a few seconds after I restart it. The event log doesn't provide any clear error, "The print spooler service stopped ...
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Copy file to all users desktop

I want to copy a file to all users desktop on Windows 7 by using a batch file with the command: COPY C:\FOLDER\FILE.TXT %AllUsersProfile%\Desktop But the message "Permission Denied" is shown. How ...
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What's the best way to move a windows 7 installation from a hdd to another?

I have a hdd with windows 7 installed on it. I would like to move (or clone) the whole system to another (in this case smaller) hdd. What is the best and easiest way to do it? Basically I would need ...
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Lock down computer when on a domain

Is there a way to disable all users except your user from logging into your PC when you're part of a Windows Server 2008 Active Directory domain?
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Why does FIND on Windows 7 give an “Access Denied” error?

I have an administrator account on a Windows 7 x64 machine. It is not THE administrator account, the account is simply a member of the administrators group. The install is default. When the user ...
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Server Core remote management from Windows 7 machine

I've installed Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 because I would like to administer my Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core machine. The error that I'm getting when I try to run Server ...
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How do I make wallpaper fit both monitors in dual monitor setup?

I am deploying some custom corporate wallpaper as part of a Windows 7 rollout. Some people will be using dual monitors, and the additional monitors may be either 4:3 or widescreen. I want to use the ...