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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How can I avoid my web browser from redirecting to localhost using WAMP in Windows7? [closed]

I'm currently using Windows 7 with WAMP to try and work on some software, but my web browsers will not accept cookies from the "localhost" domain. I tried creating a few bogus domains in my hosts file ...
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Will Windows 2008 or Windows 7 interfere with a network of Windows 2003 servers

Our network is currently comprised of Windows 2003 servers and Windows XP workstations. Within the next few months, our PC deployment group plans to start rolling out workstations with Windows 7. In ...
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Windows 7 allow pinning exe on network share to taskbar

I am just configuring my new Windows 7 work machine and have discovered that I can't pin an exe on a network drive to the taskbar. Are there any work arounds to this e.g. Registry Edits. I can ...
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Any way to switch SQL Server 2008 Express from “windows autentication” to “mixed mode”?

I installed SQL Server Express but may have have done so setting it in "windows authentication" mode. It took forever to install. Is there a way to switch it to "mixed mode" (or even verify whether ...
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PHP cannot connect to MySQL

I recently installed Apache 2 + PHP 5.3.1 + MySQL 5.1.44 on my Windows 7 64bit machine following this guide: http://sleeplessgeek.blogspot.com/2010/01/setting-up-apache-php-mysql-phpmyadmin.html ...
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How to migrate WIndows Server 2008 firewall exceptions to a new environment?

How to migrate Windows Server 2008 (and Windows 7) firewall exceptions to a new environment? Specifically: SQL Server Subversion remote access? Is if possible to use scripts like powershell? ...
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SYNC folder with server in drive D

i am using windows 2003 server and windows 7 as client. i have one folder in drive D i want to SYNC that folder with server. how can i write login script for that? Thanks
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Why uninstall did not remove the corresponding folder?

I have just uninstall WampServer because it did not worked (I had 403 error which I could not resolve). After the uninstall is still see "C:\wamp\" directory. Why?
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Windows Vista /7 command line to launch the “Set up your microphone” wizard (or a mic test wizard)

I'm putting together instructions for our users to test their microphones. Vista and 7 changed the Sound Recorder so it doesn't play back sound. Hence it's not good for testing sound (they have to ...
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Can you run Windows Server on an existing Windows PC?

Like WAMP allows one to run a Unix-like webserver on an existing Windows PC, is there any way to setup a Windows Server installation on an existing Windows PC? I'm looking at re-using one PC as a ...
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Testing FTP on development machine

I Added FTP to a site on IIS7 in windows 7 in order to test ftp operation performed by another website (also under IIS 7). The problem is that when i try to access the ftp site using my web browser ...
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How can I find out if a port is opened or not?

I have installed Apache server on my Windows 7 computer. I was able to display the default index.php by typing http://localhost/ in the address line of my browser. However, I am still unable to see ...
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best WDS alternative

I'm looking for some way to capture an image of a PC after I run a sysprep - a lot like WDS but without networking on the PC. So instead of the network part it would be possible to (with an easy ...
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IIS Manager - Connect to Another Server (Win7 to Win2008 server)

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate. If I open up IIS Manager, I see a list of "connections" on the left hand side. In previous versions, I would be able to select an option to "connect to another ...
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Group Policy Editor is not showing in Administration tool's list

I just installed the Windows 2003 server administration pack SP1 but I need to set a new GPO but it's not listed in All Programs - Administrative Tools When I open MMC, I add a snap-in and the Group ...
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how do I disable the firewall on a single interface in Windows 7?

We're using openvpn to provide access back from XP to work. We use AD policies to ensure the XP firewall is up when off the domain and down when on the domain. With openvpn, you end up with a new ...
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Installing SQL Server 2008 32bit on 64bit : WoW64 error

Consider a problem installing SQL Server 2008 on Windows 7 x64. The installer gives some WoW64 error. Is it possible to install a 32-bit version of SQL Server 2008 on a 64-bit OS like Windows 7 x64? ...
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Windows 7 - Unable to access shared folder as administrator

I've encountered a problem on Windows 7. I have a shared folder created by an installer and I can't access it by the share name \\[machine_name]\[shared_folder_name] Here are a few more details. ...
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XP Virtual Mode in Windows 7, network access for installed apps?

I have the joy of having to manage a Microsoft Access form that was designed in Access 2003. The MDB is converted to an MDE for security reasons. However, I'm running Windows 7 with Office 2007 ...
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SQL Server Bulk Insert Issue on Windows7

I’ve got an application that uses SQL Server Express 2005 SP3. This application is distributed to several hundred users, each of whom is running XP. However, our company will be moving to Windows7 ...
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How can I convert a physical machine to a Windows Virtual PC machine (possibly using SCVMM)

I've got a physical machine which I'd like to convert to a virtual machine. I've done this P2V process a number of times onto Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V by using System Centre Virtual Machine ...
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Is there any utility in windows 7 that is similar to Local Users and Groups snap-in?

Windows 7 Home Premium has local users and groups mmc console snap-in disabled: Is there any custom utility I can use to manage my accounts? I need no more than adding users and email addresses to ...
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Trim on intel x25-m G2 when connected by iscsi

I am running a windows 7 vm on esxi connected to x25-M G2 via iscsi, which is running starwind iscsi on server 2008. Is trim a function of the vm OS or the iscsi server OS or not applicable with ...
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Can Windows 7 do software RAID 10 (1+0)

Can Windows 7 do software RAID 10 (or RAID 1+0 depending on terminology)? There appears to be a lack of information about software RAID for Microsoft Windows products. Even a search of the ...
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DHCPPloc.exe or equivalent for Windows 7?

There seems to be some DHCP funnyness going on so I need to run something to show me what's going at a DHCP level. Before I upgraded my machine to Windows 7 I used DHCPloc.exe from the Windows XP ...
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Sharepoint installation in windows7

Is it possible to install MOSS 2007 in Windows 7. If possible, What are the requirements? Please help me
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Setup Windows7 To accept snmp requests and forward to my own snmp server

I'm a newbie to snmp. I've written an SNMP server (Based on this open source code). I can succesfully send it get request and receive responses with MIBBrowser locally (on localhost) Next, I tried to ...
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Windows 7 PC crashes when attempting to join Windows Server 2003 AD domain

We have an issue when we add a Windows 7 machine to our domain. We have a domain, running a Windows Server 2003 domain, and using XP machines, and are wanting to start using Windows 7. However, when ...
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Sysprep without audit mode?

In preparing a (windows 7) machine for cloning, does one need to run it in audit mode before installing/customising? I have a customised machine I would like to sysprep and clone, without having to ...
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Sysprep on Windows 7 for a non-windows admin?

I'm needing to use sysprep to deploy some Windows 7 machines. I can't find any resources that explain this very easily. In particular, I've loaded all of the programs I want for the image onto a ...
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Can't install mysql 5.1 on a windows machine because the last install left artifacts

After uninstalling mysql 5.1 (64 bit version) I cannot install the win32 version! Apparently the devs felt it neccasery to leave helpful artifacts behind? I have rebooted my machine but no effect.. ...
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What's your opinion (based on your experience with) Sandbox apps to isolate Windows programs?

I try out a lot of software and this tends to clog up Windows. So I thought (rather than breaking this bad habit) that I'd start using some Sandbox software to isolate software I'm trying out. Goal: ...
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Running Remote Desktop SERVER on windows 7

Is it possible to obtain Remote Desktop Services to enable W7 Pro to host multiple remote desktop sessions?
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Remote Desktop - remote computer that was reached is not the one you specified

We just setup some new Windows 2008 R2 servers and we are unable to Remote Desktop into them from our Windows 7 desktops. Remote desktop connects, but after we provide credentials we get: The ...
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Cannot access local resource (C drive) on remote desktop

I've recently upgraded my client PC to Windows 7, and ever since I can't get local resource sharing for remote desktop to work. I'm connecting to a 2003 server which isn't is my current domain. All my ...
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Windows 7 Folder Redirection (GPO)

I have been fighting this issue for a day or two now, so I am looking for some insight. I am taking over admin duties in a domain of 800 users, and the previous admins really did not employ much of ...
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VM on Windows 7 Virtual PC cannot access host’s DVD Drive

I have a brand new clean machine with Windows 7 Professional 64bit and I've installed the patch that adds Windows Virtual PC (Windows6.1-KB958559-x64). I then go to Windows Virtual PC, create a new ...
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windows firewall and network location switch after establishing a vpn connection

I am looking for a reasonable solution for network location switching after VPN connection is established for Windows 7. The scenario is as follows: For location public (employee plugging in his ...
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OpenVPN client on Windows 7 - cannot add route from config script

Hi I am connecting from my Windows 7 laptop to an openvpn server and I am unable to automatically add a route. In my script I have the line: route-up "route add 192.168.33.0 mask 255.255.255.0 ...
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How to : Use Powershell and Install Windows 7 via Wi-Fi

I dont know much about ITs Professionals but I hear that is possible to join many laptops on a WLAN or LAN and then install and deploy windows 7 on all machines via Powershell using scriptlets. How ...
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How can I determine what is causing SQL Server 2008 Express to hang Windows 7?

I have SQL Server Express 2008 installed on a Windows 7 (32-bit) developer workstation. Whenever I run an application that accesses SQL Server the Windows 7 shell hangs when the application closes. ...
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Windows 7 & Virtual PC and Internet (gateway) problems on host PC

I upgraded to Windows 7 on a PC that is a few years old. The CPU was one revision away from having Hyper-V on it. So, I had to install Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 (v6.0.156.0) to run full XP instances ...
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Automatic o/s reset on a dedicated internet browsing Windows 7 pc

I have just purchased a new Acer Revo nettop PC for dedicated internet browsing. It will be the only pc on a home network. My original plan was to install one virtual PC for family browsing, another ...
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TCP/IP Stack in Windows Server 2008 vs Windows 7 Ultimate

Does anyone know the details as to the differences between the TCP/IP stack in Windows Server 2008 (Standard) vs Windows 7 Ultimate? This question pertains to TCP/IP ONLY. I know that Windows 7 and ...
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Windows 7 Hangs. Is there anyway to bring up Task Manager?

I'm running Windows 7 (32-bit) as a development workstation. Either software I've installed today (SQL Server 2008) or new software I'm working on and testing with NUnit is causing the Windows 7 ...
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virtualapp/didlogical credential in Windows 7

In the Windows 7 credential manager, what is the virtualapp/didlogical credential for?
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Does VMWare Player 3.0 require Intel-VT capable processor

I have Dell Studio laptop with Intel E6600 processor, I have checked and confirmed that this processor does not have Intel-VT support. (Its available in 6670 available on Dell Vostro) Has anyone ...
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How to disable Tcp/Ip settings in windows 7 via GPO?

I have enabled following policies, "Prohibit TCP/IP advanced connection" "Prohibit access to properties of components of a LAN connection" "Enable Windows 2000 Network Connections setings for ...
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Configuration issue adding AWStat to Apache v2.2

I'm trying to add AWStats to my working Apache website. But when I go to my perl script it fails: http://localhost/awstats/awstats.pl?config=my.domain.here I get this error 500 in the browser: ...
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How can I count image downloads using Apache 2.2 on windows-7?

What is an easy way to count downloads of an image file so that I can count how many times my Craigslist ad is read to see how often that converts to a hit on my site? This is for windows-7 running ...