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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Windows vista and 7 don't honor routing table metric?

I have the route table below on a Vista machine, I can see the same problem on Windows 7 too. If I ping 193.181.14.10, I would expect the OS to honor the metric and choose either 0.0.0.0 0....
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Unequal gigabit speed client-server

I'm testing my internal home network using iperf3. iperf3.exe -c router -i 1 -t 20 -w384k I have a gigabit switch and all computers have gigabit network cards and, theoretically, all cables are in ...
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Adding a route to VPN network in server LAN, Windows machine

I set up an OpenVPN server in my LAN in routed mode (1 network card) and I want to connect to MyLaptop from the internet. To do so, I enabled IP forwarding on the VPN server, and added a route on ...
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configuring vsftpd anonymous upload. Creates files but freezes at 0 bytes

vsftpd on ubuntu after sudo apt-get install vsftpd Then did configuration as in the attached /etc/vsftpd.conf file. Anonymous ftp allows cd to the upload directly and allows put myfile.txt which gets ...
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MS-DOS attrib +s 'path not found'

I have to put some specific icons on folders and I had success doing that over all folders except the one that have some special characters. I'm using windows7. How it is done? creating a .ini ...
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Windows (object) Auditing via GPO

I was wondering if there was a method to check if a registry (or keys) are being audited, specifically via a group policy. I'm already aware of WMI keeping track of object read, edit, and delete ...
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Error when restoring database (Windows 7 test environment)

I have a windows 7 operating system as a test environment. I have SQL Server EE installed with two instances, named as test and production. I took a full backup from AdventureWorks database from test ...
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Samba 4 (Ubuntu) Administration (Active Directory) via RSAT using Windows 7 error

I want to administrate Samba 4 (Active Directory) via RSAT (Remote Server Administration Tools) using Windows 7. I have installed the RSAT and opened the "Active Directory Computers and Users" tool in ...
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How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you want to do this?

a question I was asked at a job interview today. Don't think I was on-target with my answer. How do you rebuild a Windows 7 user profile on a PC joined to an Active Directory domain and why would you ...
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Default Program via GPO Windows 7

I tried to configure the default program to open .docx/.doc files via gpo as mentioned here: http://www.grouppolicy.biz/2011/09/how-to-use-group-policy-to-change-open-with-file-associations/ I've ...
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Clients can't update dNSHostName attribute after DNS suffix change

We have a bunch of Windows 7 and Windows Vista clients that belong to domain contoso.com. The clients are registered in DNS to client.contoso.com. We have changed the DNS suffix via GPO from client....
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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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Windows Security (In windows 7) keeps asking for my credentials, and won't “Remember my credentials”

I'm not the network admin, but my network admin is having trouble solving this as well. My issue is exactly as the title says... Windows Security (In windows 7) keeps asking for my credentials, and ...
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Windows Security Policy not Updating - Admin templates work fine

I have a domain with a mix of physical and virtual servers. Some time ago another admin may have performed some manual scripted updates at the client level that are now preventing changes in the ...
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How do I block Internet access for a user on a Windows 7 Professional machine?

I'm setting up a Windows 7 machine in our warehouse and I don't want the users to have internet access from this machine. They users still need access to the LAN to do their jobs. Does anyone know ...
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Script to delete temp files for all users in XP, Vista, and 7

Basically, we have numerous customers running XP and 7 with a few Vista machines. I've found this batch script, but it is limited to the current user (uses the %userprofile% environment variable). I'...
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How does Windows decides which DNS Server to use when resolving names and connected to a VPN

When connected to a VPN network how does the windows DNS client choose a prefered DNS server, between the DNS servers configured for the local connection and the server statically defined for the VPN? ...
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Group policy not pushed to client for offline files setting

I have setup group policy for "Offline Files" but I noticed that the configuration is not pushed to clients. With another setup I had no problem. The configuration path is \\Computer Configuration\...
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Ideal settings for rdesktop?

For connecting to a Windows 7 virtual machine on a LAN, what would be the ideal settings to specify when using rdesktop in linux so that it feels as close as possible to using a regular Windows 7 ...
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Get-Process not working against remote Windows 7 clients

I have been trying to run Microsoft's GetNetworkStatistics script against remote computers to enable us to track what processes are using bandwidth along with other tools. I am unable to run the ...
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How to prevent Windows 7 Remote Desktop time outs?

I can't seem to get some Windows 7 machines to prevent active but idle Remote Desktop connections from timing out. I've changed all of the local group policy settings on my test machine under ...
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Group Policy to disable USB in windows 7 clients

I want to disable the USB for Windows 7 clients through the Active Directory group policy ,is it possible ???and anyone can give me instructions please .
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Active FTP client blocked by Windows Firewall on Windows 7

I have an application that runs as a service and contains an FTP client. It needs to connect to an FTP server that only supports Active FTP. When I attempt to get a list of files or download a file, ...
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domain user added to local admin group denied permission when not connected to domain controller

I have a windows 7 computer that was joined to a domain that is no longer available. It still has a domain user account with a cached domain login credential (i.e., I can still login using my domain ...
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Apache Web Server Folder Permission On Windows7

I have an Apache Web server and my own CMS on this server. I don't want to show my directory listing to everybody, and I want set permission to hide my files like this alert: 403 Forbidden You don't ...
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Multihomed Windows 2008 R2 outgoing connection

I have Windows 2008 R2 Server with several directly connected networks and interface with default route to the Internet. Today I noticed (and then checked with Wireshark), that if I make request to ...
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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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Access Network Folder using Different User Credential

Domain Controller OS: Windows Server 2008 R2 Client OS: Windows XP, Windows 7 Windows XP client name: Client1 Windows XP client name: Client2 I had login as abc.local\Q2020 on Client1 and ...
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Windows 7 Not Showing Shared Folders Properly?

I have a shared folder set up on a network with multiple Windows 7 64 Bit machines. This is pretty random, but a couple of machines aren't "syncing" well: What I see on the machine is sometimes ...
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Word documents disappear from network share after being saved

This problem happens to some of our users about once a week. They open a Word document (.docx) from a network share, make some changes and save the file. No error message is displayed, but the ...
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Configuring Corporate Windows Error Reporting On Windows 7

Is there any good documentation out there explaining how to setup Corporate Error Reporting (CER) on Windows 7? I found some information in Advanced Windows Debugging but the book targets Windows XP ...
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Acrobat Reader XI addon gets disabled periodically in Internet Explorer within Windows domain

We have a followig problem that happens on new workstations with Windows 7 x64 and Acrobat Reader XI only. Every few days the following key is automatically added to registry: HKCU\Software\...
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Windows Server 2012 MSMQ - Some Clients don't connect

We have some strange things happening with a new installation of MSMQ on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster: the clients reach the server without problems the server tries to send a message to the ...
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Setting up 20 computers with WIN7

I am trying to set up 20 identical computers the same. I have one computer set up exactly how it needs to be. Updated drivers, 6+ hrs of Win updates, Applications, etc... What are the next steps to ...
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How do I remove a printer connection without the user's intervention?

Here's the situation: We're replacing 11 printers with newer models, and we'll be installing them on our print server and sharing them out. The plan is to share the new printers under different ...
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Limit programs based off group policy

What I'm attempting to accomplish is having certain executables allowed in a 2012 Active Directory environment based off of a group policy. I have 3 different types of users in my AD. Group A ...
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Disabling computer in active directory is still allowing domain account to login?

If I disable a computer account in AD, am I not supposed to be able to login to the domain using this computer? I tested this, I have a computer joined to the domain (Windows 10), I disabled the ...
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Issue installing IE11

I've been using WSUS to roll out IE11, there's a few stranglers that IE11 will not install and I've started looking into. Here's what I've done. Confirmed all prerequisite updates have been done. I'...
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Oem activate a Windows 10 image on Windows 7/8/8.1 computers

I have company computers that I would like to create an image for deploy for Windows 10. Right the computers consist of oem licensed Windows 7/8/8.1 OSes. I would like to create a Windows 10 image for ...
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bind dns configuration in windows

I am configuring BIND DNS in windows.Can I add multiple IP addresses(like two different networks) for an single DNS server to listen on? So we network A request for resolution it perform that and when ...
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Recover original file names from Volume Shadow Copy?

In the Volume Shadow Copy folders there are some cryptically names files like: \System Volume Information\{3808876b-c176-4e48-b7ae-04046e6cc752} Is there any way to decipher what the file name was ...
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Secure way of running OpenVPN in windows 7

Is there a more secure way of running OpenVPN GUI in windows 7? Currently we have to use the runas command and savecred. This is fairly insecure as it allows the user to run any application as admin. ...
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How to check which domains and groups I belong to?

This is pertaining to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, but probably may apply to other versions. Question 1: How to find out preferably from CLI all the domains a user belongs to (it is probably ...
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What does it mean for an address to be invalid in context (error code OS 10049)?

I'm trying to start an instance of Apache 2.2 server with a fairly-close-to-standard configuration file. I made one small change because I want Apache to serve a single XML file separately from ...
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Service WAS was not found on computer '.'

I am using Windows 7 Professional. When I am trying to start DefaultAppPool in IIS 7.0, I am getting error - Service WAS was not found on computer '.'. Is there any changes in setting need to be ...
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“clientless” rdp session to windows 7 professional

I am currently automating the installation of a legacy windows 7 application, that requires a desktop session on the target machine. We are currently setting up automated testing system (using Jenkins)...
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Failed to register DLL error code 80004005 Windows 7

Attempting to register a DLL on a client Win 7 machine, while running command prompt as Administrator, gives this error code 80004005. All other DLL's are registering fine, but it is 2 specific DLL's ...
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None of the cipher suites supported by the client application are supported by the server

I am getting this error in my server's windows event log: An TLS 1.0 connection request was received from a remote client application, but none of the cipher suites supported by the client ...
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KVM top shows high CPU load on host for windows7 guest though windows is on idle

we have an virtualization environment with actually 4 VMs (2 x linux, 1 x w2k3, 1 x win7). In the host system (Debian Jessie) top always shows a CPU load of 30-70% (or more) for the qemu process of ...
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Not Updating Group Policy Changes

I have been working on updating my companies group policies and I have run into a problem with the user policy not applying correctly. Previously the old policy had a folder redirect for the desktop ...