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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Diagnostic policy service is not running on windows 7

I have rebuilt my machine 3 times (Windows 7) and upon next boot the network will not connect. (Wirelessly or Wired) If I right click to troubleshoot, I receive the error Diagnostic policy service is ...
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Copy Windows 7 profile from one domain user to another

I have a user profile for my current domain user in C:\Users\peter.NEMOQ_AD. Now I'm moving to another domain, separate from the old. The new profile is in C:\Users\peter.ENALOG. I want to keep ...
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How do I create a Managed Service Account in Windows 7

I'm trying to create a Managed Service Account on Windows 7. I've followed the steps in the guide to Managed Service Accounts to enable the Active Directory Powershell snap-in. The first thing I ...
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Squid, authentication, Outlook Anywhere, Windows 7 and HTTP 1.1 = NIGHTMARE

I'm running a Squid proxy (latest version, 3.1.4) on Linux CentOS 5.4 with Samba 3.5.4, in order to allow authenticated web access for domain users; everything works fine, and even Windows 7 clients ...
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Outlook 2010 broken rules dialog

I've rebuilt my machine and have transfered my Outlook 2010 installation across to the new machine using BackupRex (http://backsettings.com/outlook-backup.html) Everything has worked fine except that ...
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Display Fusion & SQL Server Management Studio 2008

When opening SQL Server Management Studio 2008 using Display Fusion on Windows 7 with multi-monitor, the software opens, but doesn't display the 'New Server Connection' window, and then I can't close ...
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“No permission to access” an apache server on a virtual machine

I'm running WAMP on a Win7 virtual machine. I'm trying to access the server via my web browser, but it's not working. Inside the VM, the IP address is shown to be 192.168.31.132 Going to ...
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SMTP Server for IIS 7.0 and Windows 7 - the main question is how to configure it?

Firstly I know that there were a lot of similar topics. What is more the most of them are advising to use hMailServer. Ok, ok cool! But the main question is how to configure this or that sh*t to work ...
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Trobleshooting extremely slow opening times in Win7 for documents on Win2k8 server

It's hard even to describe my problem. It seems there's only problem with extreme slow openings (up to 10 minutes) on Windows 7 (on XP things works fine) for files that are stored on Windows Server ...
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MySQLdb on Windows

I'm trying to run the simple django tutorial on my windows 7 machine after having just read the python tutorial. But it complains, "django.core.exceptions.ImproperlyConfigured: Error loading MySQLdb ...
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Set permissions recursively on Windows 7

I've just recently installed Windows 7, and I'm trying to set up a network share to be accessible by everyone on my (home) network. I'm used to XP, so it's taking me a little while to get used to the ...
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Best way to upgrade Windows Vista to Windows 7 + change HD to SSD at the same time?

I've got a number of machines to upgrade from Vista to Win 7, but the users have an option of also replacing their platter drives with (smaller) SSD's. Ideally I'd like to do these at the same time ...
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How do I get HP LaserJet 2100 PCL6 printer working with Win7 x64?

I have a Debian server with cups installed to serve up my HP LaserJet 2100 PCL6 to all machines connected to the network. I can print test pages from cups, but cannot seem to find the correct driver ...
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Create a computer trust between a Client (windows 7) and Server 2008

Problem: Cannot log in because "the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed" There is no local Admin login. Usually you can log in to an account that previously ...
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OpenVPN over TCP, terrible latency but only on Win7 x64

I know TCP encapsulated over TCP is a terrible idea in general, but I can deal with the occasional decreased performance and MTU issues, and the snowball effect TCP within TCP provides where error ...
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Group Policy install script applied but software not installed

Where i work they use Group Policy to install Symantec Endpoint Protection. Lately they've been having me build a bunch of new systems they bought so that they can be sent out to the staff/replace old ...
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Using ADLDS on Windows 7 [closed]

I don't know if this should be here or in superuser as one of my other questions were; anyway an administrator will just move it :D. So, I would like to know if it's possible to install ADLDS on ...
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What would cause a domain user password change to take 30 minutes?

A few times over the last few months, users have complained about extremely long password change wait times. I can't find anything about this anywhere. Is there a common cause for something like ...
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OpenVPN client requests 255.255.255.252 subnet, server refuses anything below /29

I've setup an OpenVPN server with the following network settings: topology subnet server 192.168.123.0 255.255.255.0 push "dhcp-option DNS 192.168.123.1" # DNS to server VPN IP push "route ...
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Very slow Apache on Windows 7

I have installed Apache 2.2, PHP 5.2 and MySQL 5 on my Windows 7 32bit PC so I can develop web applications locally. The problem is Apache is quite slow. I have tried turning off Nod32 and also ...
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IE 8 scripts stopped working all of a sudden

We use a .NET based web application for our daily transactions. This web application uses java scripts and vb scripts extensively. We are able to connect to the site and authenticate. However the ...
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What user is asp.net run under in windows 7?

When running a web application in an Application Pool with Integrated Mode in IIS 7.5 on Windows 7, what user account is ASP.NET running under? Thanx in advance!
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Whats is the fastest way to remotely restart (redial) the router?

I have a Belkin F5D7234-4 Wireless G router. The router is connected to DSL modem. I wanted to know if there is anyway to remotely restart or redial the router. Since my ISP provides dynamic IP I need ...
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SSD + Hard Disk RAID-0 Efficiency?

Recently I bought a PC that came with a 64GB SSD along with a 300GB 7200 RPM hard disk drive. I thought that they would use the 64GB SSD to install the OS with the HDD acting as a data drive. I was ...
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How to connect multiple VPNs using OpenVPN on Windows 7 on the same time?

I work most of the time remotly from home. To gain access to the different servers (via SSH) I have to use OpenVPN. I would like to connect to all of them (three, sometimes four) at once, so I dont ...
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How do I run a powershell with a Windows form at logon / startup?

I'm putting together a powershell (running on Windows 7) which performs some configuration tasks post-image. It uses windows forms to get some user input and then should run various tasks depending ...
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win7 internet access blocked when using a particular static ip

one machine on the domain has had the same static internal ip a long time, serving a couple small sites. All of a sudden internet connectivity is not available, although the LAN is. Switching to dhcp ...
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What exceptions should Windows Firewall have to allow network discovery?

I'm running Vista x64 at work (upgrading to Win7 on Monday), and I've had a problem for awhile. When I have Windows Firewall turned on, I'm unable to connect to my machine from any other machine on ...
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XP Mode and Active Directory

I've got a computer on Windows 7 x64 because its a great OS. Well there are some programs that don't work on it because it is a 64bit OS. So I've setup XP Mode to put apps on. One application I have ...
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Windows 7 workstation can't get Active Directory 2003 printers

Server : Windows 2003 Small Business (no SP) Workstation : Windows 7 Pro With a fresh Windows 7 Pro installation, I've been able to join our existing 2003-server domain, and I get access to the ...
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Is there a way to make the Windows 7 Firewall ask for permission (rather than allow/deny) for a program to access the internet?

The Windows 7 firewall seems to just give permission or not give persmission to apps. Is there a way to have it ask for permission for each program (ideally with an option for allow [don't ask ...
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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 ...