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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Why is my loopbacked GPO reporting as disabled

Let me start by saying that my experience with GPO is limited to tentatively poking at settings until they fall into place by trial and error. It is entirely possible this will be a very obvious ...
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Change/Force Left-handed Mouse settings via GPO, or other ways

Is it possible to control Left-handed Mouse settings via GPO? (or a script that can be pushed using GPO :) I have Windows 7 / Windows Server 2008. Many thanks for your advice. Toast
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Best approach to deploy DLL file updates to Win7 clients

We are in a Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 domain environment. We have a .NET application with lots of internal libraries for different UI and other features. We deploy it from a share where a directory ...
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Windows 7 Uninstalling Software Fails on Several Computers Consistently

I have several computers that seem to have trouble uninstalling software consistently. They are Windows 7 machines in an Active Directory domain. Basically I have been trying to push software ...
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SCHTASKS can't administer remote tasks

I am trying to stop and then disable a remote task from a build script. The remote server is Server 2k8. The client running the script is Windows 7. Both machines are joined to the domain. When I run ...
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Elevated command prompt as another user

I'm running Windows 7 (Enterprise, x64 if it makes any difference) My account has admin privileges on this PC, but is a regular user on the domain. I have another user account that is a member of ...
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How do I make Windows 7 treat a VPN connection to a subnet look like a non-“public” network?

I'm torturing myself with the task of trying to get an OpenVPN connection to a work subnet working under Windows 7. After some travail I've gotten the OpenVPN client to work and properly connect. ...
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redirect My Documents on Windows 7 with Samba 3.x

Is it possible to use folder redirection with Windows 7 on Samba 3.5 as a PDC of an NT4 domain? I want this to be able to redirect the My Documents folder for a small environment (~25 workstations) ...
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Why are my 2 new windows 7 (64 bit) workstations taking over 10 minutes to log on to the SBS 2008 domain?

we have a SBS 2008 domain. On this we have windows XP clients. However, we are testing the windows 7 (64 bit) machines on the network. It takes between 10 & 15 minutes to log on - every time! I ...
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OpenVPN: Windows 7 x64 client cannot see remote LAN, but XP client can

I'm using OpenVPN 2.1.1 with Windows XP x86 SP3 and Windows 7 x64 clients to an Endian Community 2.4.0 box which includes OpenVPN 2.1-rc15. Connecting from both works fine, but accessing resources on ...
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Windows 7 PC cannot see some LAN PCs, but can access them via path

In an office LAN, with Windows 7 Professional workstations and a FreeNAS Samba server, 2 workstations have intermittent problems in browsing for the other workstations, as well as the FreeNAS server. ...
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Deploying windows 7 in UEFI GPT mode via WDS

I am in the process attempting to deploy Windows 7 x64 GPT UEFI via WDS with an unattend.xml file. Working: -Windows 7 x64 GPT UEFI via WDS without unattend.xml -Windows 8 x64 GPT UEFI via WDS ...
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Windows 7 : Application cannot write to shared folder - Access denied

I'm having permission issues with an in-house application. This applications has an area where you drag and drop files. When you drag and drop the files, it normally saves the file to a shared folder. ...
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How to use process monitor to view or log a windows login?

We're having some issues with Windows 7 Roaming profiles and I was reading here that the login process can be monitored using process monitor. "There are a couple of ways to configure Process ...
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Change different domain account without being admin Windows

I have 2 accounts on a domain. I can log into a citrix virtual desktop with the one account fine, but the other won't let me log into anything until I first change my password. I am remote, so I ...
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Win7, add route with netsh without mentioning interface

I want to make a script for my team to add routes, but as each computer has its own set of interfaces so I can't know interface name/ID in advance. Is it possible to do with netsh(I know how to do it ...
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Run BGInfo At Startup For All Users

I have a Windows 7 image which I intend to deploy across a business. For simplicity I intend to install BGInfo on each machine and have it update each time a user logs in. From what I can see, when ...
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In standalone Windows, safely force all apps to use AppData\Local\ instead of AppData\Roaming\ and Hardening security [closed]

In "standalone" or individual windows (vista & above: Vista, Win7, Win8, Win8.1, etc OS based) computers & tablets, which are configured to use only "TCP/IP" network component, each has ...
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Does “Folder Redirection” and “Drive-Mapping” CSE really require “Always wait for the network…” to be enabled?

I understand that both "Folder Redirection" and "Drive-Mapping"-CSE require synchronous GPO processing. However both CSE's are working here without having to force the GP-Client to work synchronously ...
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PC on Domain-“you have been logged on with a default profile ”

When a ANY user logs into this one computer that is on our domain, they get the "you have been logged on with a default profile " message. The error occurs no matter what user with what privileges ...
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monitor and log speed of a program working with network files

We are using a CAD program on multiple computers in a network. All files and projects are stored on a network storage. The users moan about long waiting times while opening from and saving to the ...
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Windows 7 Sysprep Default User

I seem to be having a problem with implementing my sysprep. I have been playing with Windows 7, WAIK, Server 2008 R2 and various other things. I managed to create a WIM with everything I need ...
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Windows 7 Automatically deletes necessary scanner file from \%windir%\twain_32\fjscan32\ directory

I am at the end of my rope with this. I've been asked to install a Fujitsu fi-5120c scanner onto a Windows 7 Pro workstation. I downloaded the most recent driver from the Fujitsu website and run the ...
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How do I turn off Windows 7 Firewall via script or through automation?

This is in regards to working on machines before joining the machine to a domain and although I would love to rely on GPO, that isn't an option at this time. In the environment I'm working in, the ...
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How to have a script run once on first boot

I have a Windows 7 image used to deploy with WDS. We like to install all our applications in the master image. The new Adobe CS6 suite needs to be serialized upon deployment, not in the master ...
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Need to run a custom command during Windows 7 Setup between Phase 3 and 5

How can I run a cmd script during windows setup somewhere between the beginning of phase 3 and the beginning of phase 5? I need to copy hardware dependent files from the USB drive to the C: drive ...
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The Job and Monitoring Options of RoboCopy

What does the Job Options of RoboCopy do? And what exactly does the /MON and /MOT switches do? How can I use them? I don't understand them, and can't find any examples on how to use them. ...
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Group Policy Logon Script for Drive Mount is Executing but Not Applying

Thanks in advance for any assistance. I've been houding the internet for hours looking for answers and found many tips/items to note but nothing that has worked for me. Setup: Domain Controller = ...
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Network speed between Windows 7 machines sharing over samba/SMB not reaching 10Gb/s

I have two Windows 7 Machines that are connected via 10Gb/s Intel Server Cards on a 10Gb/s Switch an a subnetwork(Physically separate from the larger main domain network). I'm trying to copy files ...
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Windows 7 Activation during image deployment

We currently have 40 machines that are being upgraded to Windows 7 Enterprise. One machine will need to have software installed on them, and then imaged and deployed to the other 39 machines. The ...
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Windows 7 activation problems using KMS

I have set up a KMS server on a 2003 server with the lastest update to KMS for windows 7 and 2008 R2 support. I have registered the win 7 enterprise kms key on the kms server. When the clients try to ...
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Remote Silent install of Office 2013 returning 1603 error

Currently trying to install Office 2013 over Office 2010 on Windows 7 VMs across the network the batch file is the prescribed batch file given by Microsoft that uses OCT and using the latest download ...
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How to use Local Group Policy on Windows 7 to allow or block URL’s for chrome and firefox?

I am a regular user not system admin. I need the help to use local group policy to allow to open one domain. For example, www.xxxx.com to open on the chrome or firefox (third-party browser), and make ...
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Win7 ignores Firewall for RemoteDesktop via GPO

Windows 7 ignores the firewall rule from Group Policy, that should restrict RemoteDesktop to certain IP addresses. It works for XP, but Win7 machines still allow Remote Desktop from everywhere. I ...
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Why would I have a 4624 (logon) and 4634 (logoff) event at the exact same second?

I'm investigating who was using one of our company computer's a certain time. While I was looking through the 4624 / 4634 events in the event log, I found that several times throughout the day there ...
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Win7 command processor (CMD.EXE) really slow

Does it seem to anyone else that the Windows 7 command processor (CMD.EXE) is really slow starting up? I ran this test from a command line (ntimer is a timing utility from the Windows server resource ...
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How does SCCM 2012 capture an image?

I have set up a task sequence in SCCM to capture an image from an existing machine. The task sequence works fine, but there are a few things I don't understand. When it captures the image, there are ...
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Using WDS, where are the log files located on the CLIENT trying to capture an image?

I'm trying to create a capture boot image for my client machines. I have the Win7 (x64) capture image loaded in the WDS server and it boots to the WDS Image Capture Wizard with no issues. I hit ...
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How can I map a SFTP to a Drive, natively in Windows [closed]

Today I saw that Vista and Win7 (which I am using) have the option to map ftp natively, according to this article: http://cybernetnews.com/cybernotes-map-a-ftp-to-a-drive-in-windows/ But I need to ...
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How Do I Install Net-SNMP on Windows??? (without visual studio)

I downloaded the file from sourceforge and unzipped it with 7-zip. When I open the folder there is no "install.exe" or anything like that. Believe it or not there are no tutorials on this that I can ...
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Windows 7 Pro losing LAN connectivity but wireless systems are having no problems

We have 50 Windows 7 Pro 32-bit desktops at one of our sites, connected to a Windows 2012 AD. They have all started losing network connectivity (connectivity to our main site over a metro-e network, ...
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Is it possible to create Virtual Serial (COM) Ports

I'm working on software that needs to communicate with hardware over RS232 interfaces. In order to test I'm currently using 2 USB-TO-SERIAL devices connected to eachother using an RS232 cable. (Of ...
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Connecting a domain-joined pc to a non-joined pc

At my job we have a pc that controls the lights, ventilation, music,... of the factory hall. Since this pc runs on Windows XP it isn't connected to any network whatsoever. However, the production ...
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Where's the management interface for IISExpress?

Is there an interface separate from the regular IIS manager? When I search on IISExpress I find only a link to a folder full of logs related to IISExpress sites that had been spawned by Visual ...
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What is the most reliable way to copy access front end files to client PCs

I have several in house databases which have access 2003 front ends, either adp or ade files. I need to copy these from my server to every client machine. In the past I have used a rollout scripts ...
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Run a Program Without User Being Logged On

I am running a Windows 7 installation, and I want to be able to run an application when there is no user logged in. The reason for this is that my application is a monitoring tool, and we want to be ...
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Add language bar with two settings for all users in domain on local computer?

I have a Windows 7 computer that needs to have both English and Spanish (US) language settings enabled. It is on the domain. Multiple users will use this machine, and it will be the only machine with ...
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Is ODBC on Windows 2003 slower than on Windows 7?

I am seeing some MSSQL 2005 performance issues, and I am trying to diagnose the cause. I am using SQL Profiler to gather query execution times. Both the client app (using ODBC), and the SQL server are ...
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How to get from executable to Windows Service Name (WIndows 7)

I am aware that under windows 7 the command-line commands... tasklist gets me processes (including services) currently running by it's executable name net start shows me all the display names of ...