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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After Windows 7 SP1 IIS errors with “Invalid application path”

I'm getting this new, strange error message in IIS after updating Windows 7 (x64) with SP1. Open the IIS Manager Browse to an exisiting Virtual Application (or create a new one) Open its Basic ...
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User cannot save changes to HTML Formatted e-mails in Public Folder

I'm transitioning people in our office to "new" (refurb) machines running Win7 from their current WinXP machines. The only user that has gotten hers so far is having an issue where she is unable to ...
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Problem with paper size when printing

We have a really strange problem here with the printers in our company. We have several users travelling often from Europe to the US and back. Their laptops are set up in the US. So all their ...
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Sometimes do not get network drive maps in Windows 7 Enterprise

I have a user that has a AD (Windows 2003) loginscript that maps a number of drives. The user has to traverse an external network to login to the domain. It is a pretty reliable connection but it's ...
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In DataStax Community Edition 2.0.6, OpsCenter appears to require OpenSSL for Windows

Until yesterday, I was running the DataStax Cassandra Community Edition 2.0.5 just fine, both with Cassandra 2.0.5 and later with the Apache Cassandra 2.0.6 inserted underneath it. I had to ...
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Remote user cannot login to computer - There are currently no logon servers available to service the logon request

So i am having an issue very similar to the issue described On this post A laptop user in the company was joined into the domain and was able to work both locally (with the network cable plugged in) ...
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recent places missing (files showing but not folders)

I am having an issue in a citrix environment. Users are unable to see their recent places (sort of) The recent files themselves show but its the folders that are not showing. So far the only way to ...
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Server 2008/Windows 7/Samba Unspecified error 80004005

I have a Samba share on a LAN with 2008 PDC/DNS. Smb authenticates with AD and I have several Win7 Machines that can connect fine. I recently added a couple of new computers to the LAN which were ...
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Weird WSUS issue, works after juggling computer names. What's going on? [closed]

I am re purposing old PCs that have long been replaced but are sitting on the bench. Here's the scenario. Let's say I have a benched PC named "XXX-420-S01". This PC exists in an OU entitled "420". ...
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Imaging Process for Multiple Hardware configurations

currently we use a PXE environment to deploy an automated imaging process to PC's for windows 7. We are using an unattended installation with an answer file. This answer file tells the windows ...
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Eternal file copy?

I have a file share on a Windows 7 box in my local domain network and is accessed by about 10 users, usually with no problems. Today I have a user that was trying to do a simple file copy of a 26MB ...
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Windows 7, network connection with no default gateway: any way to change the “Unknown network” status?

I have a computer running Windows 7 Pro RTM. This computer has two network connections: A Wi-fi connection to the Internet (through a home router) which works just fine. An OpenVPN virtual network ...
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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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Windows 7 - how to set up file sharing between domain clients?

How can I setup a share on a client computer in a Windows 2012 Essentials domain? I have 2 PCs logged into this domain, and I would like to share computer A's documents with computer B. Is there a ...
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Compiling Apache HTTP Server with Visual Studio 2010 [closed]

I want to build Apache in Visual Studio 2010 on Windows 7, but I am having trouble even opening the project. I'm running windows 7 and downloaded the Apache source code for version 2.2.26 from HERE ...
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Clean Windows 7 sysprep fails

I installed a new laptop, fresh clean Windows 7 Pro 64bit, when completed all installation i tried running sysprep but got this message: "There was an error while trying to initialize the sysprep ...
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Saving the State of an Application using App-V or some other type of Virtualization Technology

I have an application that I would like to be able to create "snapshots" of (sort of like you might do with a virtual machine). Basically I would like to be able to allow the user to do a bunch of ...
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SMB2 traffic crashes network?

We've been having significant network slowdown issues over the past few weeks, primarily on a Friday morning. We run Windows 7 client machines, with Windows Server 2008 R2 servers. What generally ...
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Is there a way to find out the necessary users, roles, and privileges an Oracle Dump file needs?

I've been tasked with importing this old Oracle dump file from beyond my time - as such, the person that did the exporting, and the server on which it originally resides on is long gone. My knowledge ...
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Login for users with no folder redirection is virtually instantaneous, but login for users *with* folder redirection takes around 45 seconds

I have just configured a Windows 7 laptop for use on a SBS 2003 domain. Everything works perfectly, except users with folder redirection have to wait approximately 45 seconds before they see their ...
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How do I restore Oracle's default user tables?

The Problem: I've been trying to restore this dump file, but unfortunately, whoever did the exporting did not make it clear on what users, privileges, and roles are required for the database. So I ...
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Does a Windows 7 update bundle for USB exist?

I am bench imaging a bunch of PCs. Our environment uses Alteris to download the image then execute a script to download the updates and install software. Our internet connection is not so good so ...
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Why do my backup fail when I target a network share hosted by a Synology DS211 disk station?

My backups are failing when I try to use a network share hosted by a Synology DS211 disk station. They work fine if I target a different network share (i.e. \server1\data\larry). When I run the ...
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Network drives don't get mapped and desktop redirection stops working when domain user becomes a member of the Local Administrator group on their PC

We have a Small Business Server 2003 domain controller with Windows 7 workstations joined to the domain. I noticed recently that, if I make a user a local administrator on his computer, his ...
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Windows 7 laptop inconsistent in caching domain user credentials

We have a Windows 7 laptop which was recently joined to our SBS 2003 domain. While connected to the network everything works perfectly, but when the network cable is removed we start to have problems. ...
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Trust relationship issues in windows 7

In there anyway to remotely resolve the issue when user getting trust relationship issue between primary domain and a workstation in windows 7?
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Windows 7 extremely slow with samba 4

I'm experiencing extremely slow performance when trying to copy files from and to a samba 4 share. I'm using Debian and the Samba 4 SerNet packages and everything is up to date on the client as well ...
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OpenGL 4+ will not work on RemoteFX with Windows Server 2012 Standard host and Windows 7 SP1 Enterprise/Windows 8.1 Enterprise VMs

I have installed Windows Server 2012 Standard on the following hardware: -Intel desktop motherboard with Virtualization hardware support. -16 GB of RAM -Intel i5-2500 (Supports SLAT) -nVidia Quadro ...
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Allowing unpermitted group to access share - Windows 7

I've been a Linux sysadmin and am new to Windows so I apologize for the n00b question. I have two groups lets call them "Students" and "Professors". Students are very restricted, however professors ...
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Logging ssh info using syslog-ng daemon in Cygwin

I have setup the syslog-ng daemon using Cygwin in Windows 7. What I want to do is to log all of the ssh failed passwords, etc to /var/log/sshd.log. I tried to do this by adding the following line: ...
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L2TP/IPSec Conectivity Problems

We ar traying to establish a VPN to our office. We sucesful configured a debian server using openswan and lx2tpd. We test the conection on the local network, and established a VPN conection with the ...
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HP LaserJet 1300 printer “Print Error”, Windows 7 x64 [closed]

PC: Dell precision T4300 Printer: HP LaserJet 1300 The printer connected via USB. Worked fine under Windows XP. Now I installed Windows 7 x64 (clean install), installed PCL5 drivers (USB plug-n-play ...
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Windows Advanced Firewall - adding Authorized Computers breaks rule

How can adding a 'only allow connections to these computers' setting in an an otherwise working IPSec rule break connectivity? Background: I'm setting up a basic set of client rules that restrict ...
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Administering Server 2012 with RSAT on Windows 7

The small charity I work for has just purchased Windows Server 2012. We are a small organization with 20 desktop users and 5 laptop users. All the PCs and laptops are Windows 7 Enterprise. From what ...
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Internet VPN Tunnel with a server behind NAT

Let's say someone would like to route all their traffic traffic though some PC in another country (to unblock some sites). However, this PC is a usual Windows 7 PC behind a router with NAT, which ...
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Decrypt EFS files when copying to windows shared

My users have their documents redirected to a share on a file server running NTFS - very regular setup. EFS works and the users are able to encrypt a folder and files in their redirected documents. ...
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Symantec Enpoint Protection blocking mapped printer install

We're having a strange issue with Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) version 12.1 on Windows 7 clients. When our users try to map a new network printer from our print server (double-click on the ...
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Is it possible to preload a user profile from a domain on a workstation that will be disconnected from the DC?

I have a few laptops here that need to have some users profiles preloaded onto them before sending them out in the field so that they can log into them without needing to be connected to the domain ...
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Windows 7 NFS Client Using Kerberos and Linux KDC

I am trying to configure a Windows 7 Enterprise client to mount a NFSv4 share on a Linux NFS server using Kerberos and a Linux KDC. The setup is: IPA Server (OS: Scientific Linux 6.4, Pkg: ...
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How can I clear cached domain credentials?

Related: How can I enable domain authentication over wireless in Windows 7/2k8? To test the domain login over wireless connection feature I'm trying to set up in the above question, I need an ...
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I thought one had to be in the domain administrator group to create a Standard TCP/IP port when adding a printer

In setting up a print server (Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2) I found that a Domain User is able to create a standard TCP/IP port when adding a "local" printer, the local printer being on the ...
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System process (PID 4) constantly accessing the hard disk

Recently I noticed some of our machines are getting sluggish, mainly after boot-up. Using the Resource Monitor I detected excessive disk access from the system process with PID 4. Following some tips, ...
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Everything says Applocker is supposed to work: Why doesn't it?

I've setup a basic group policy consisting of the default Applocker rules. Per Microsoft's technet article on the subject, any files not explicitly allowed to run by the policy are supposed to be ...
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How to circumvent or alter screen timeout group policy when not on the domain?

I've been asked to look into a solution for our remote laptop users who are trying to give presentations in Powerpoint and Excel when at customer sites. We are running a Server 2008 /Win 7 ...
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Unable to connect to MSSQLServer 2008 R2

I have setup SQL Server 2008 R2 on a desktop (Windows 7). All the client protocols are enabled. I am trying to connect to this instance from my laptop. The laptop and the desktop are on the same ...
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Which media was used to install Windows 7

I need to find out if a deployment of Windows 7 to a network was done with OEM, Retail, Volume or VL (VLK) media. I need to know which product was used in case it is what is causing some licensing ...
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How do you lookup a Windows user's DOMAIN\login based on their email address? [closed]

Most applications on our Windows network identify users by their email address (e.g. Outlook, Lync, Windows Security dialogs, etc.). However some tools, such as SQL Server Reporting Services, will ...
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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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Multiple Valid Certificates in Windows 7 breaking Wired 802.1x Deployment

I have a Wired 802.1x deployment using TLS machine authentication on Windows 7 (built-in 802.1x supplicant) with the necessary certs (FreeRadius v2.2.3 generated on Linux). Cisco C2960 POE switch is ...
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Allow service to interact with desktop

DC OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Std Client OS - Windows XP, Windows 7 I have implemented Security policy through Network Policy Server and enabled Wired AutoConfig Services Automatically. While ...