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 7 Fatal Error running Sysprep

I'm trying to Sysprep a Windows 7 Pro workstation. When I run sysprep a receieve the error "A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine" I've tried all the work arounds uninstall ...
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Why can't I see all of the client certificates available when I visit my web site locally on Windows 7 IIS 7?

My team has recently moved to Windows 7 for our developer machines. We are attempting to configure IIS for application testing. Our application requires SSL and client certificates in order to ...
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Trying to create a GPO shortcut to local app data directory

We have a lockdown browser application that was installed on all of our students' laptops, but it was installed to the local app data of the user that performed the install. Therefore, none of our ...
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Shutting down a Windows Workstation Remotely (from Linux)

I have a system comprised of, let's say 10 Windows 7 Professional workstations, joined to a domain. As part of an "emergency" system shutdown procedure, I'd like a mechanism of triggering a remote ...
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Schtasks — what is wrong with the following command

The following script schedules successfully but will not actually, you know, restart the server. schtasks /create /tn "restart test" /ru "domain\admin" /rp supersecret /sc once /st 11:35 /tr ...
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Opensearch Connector for SharePoint 2013 Foundation not returning any results

I want to connect the SharePoint search to the local windows 7 search via an opensearch connector. But when I search for something it always return no results but the search on wbsite link works. The ...
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Determining a laptop fleet's battery health

I'm trying to determine the battery status of my school's laptop fleet. I should be able to extract this using WMI (as per http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa394074(v=vs.85).aspx ) but the ...
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Mapped Network Shares Not Showing Up After Successful Batch Execution

Good evening, I'm running into a strange issue on a Windows 7 machine. I'm working on deploying OpenVPN to our mobile workforce and they've requested the ability to have their home drive and another ...
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Why Can't OpenVPN GUI add routes in Windows 7?

Good-day all, I'm having trouble getting the OpenVPN GUI application to add routes to a Windows 7 client. I'm using the same config file I've used on a Windows XP client except that I added the ...
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Login script not executing on all stations

My server is Debian-based, running Samba as the Primary Domain Controller. I have verified the permissions on the netlogon share (drwxrwsr-x) and the login.bat (-rwxrwxr-x) file, to allow all users ...
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How would you run an application off a network share so you can update application?

We have an internal desktop application which we have deployed to a network share. In that directory are subdirectories for each version, ie, z:\Apps\ApplicationX\1.0 z:\Apps\ApplicationX\2.0 ...
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Getting prompted for Windows auth on dev workstation but not on test server

We have a PHP 5.4 application running on IIS 7.5. Our dev environment is Windows 7 x64. Our production and testing environment is Windows Server 2008 R2 x64. IIS is configured the same on both dev, ...
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IIS 7.5, on Windows 7, IIS User can't log in, “Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions”

I am "experimenting" with Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.5, on a Windows 7 OS, as an FTP site. I have created a FTP-site, called "Opta-site", and, enabled "Anonymous Authentication", ...
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nslookup and tracert inconsistencies

In a Windows 7 VirtualBox guest with NAT and an OpenVPN connection issued by the host, nslookup and tracert behave differently w.r.t. name resolution: nslookup hostname works, using 10.0.2.3 as DNS ...
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Security has requested to process its policy settings again. Error

I am receiving the following error with a yellow exclamation mark in the group policy results wizard when deploying software using a GPO. Security has requested to process its policy settings ...
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DHCP snap-in crashes when I select IPv4

When trying to use the DHCP Snap-In remotely from my Windows 7 desktop, it crashes when I select IPv4. This only happens for certain servers, but works fine for other servers. All servers are Windows ...
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KVM Virtual windows7 Paused on starting in Centos

I'm running CentOs 6 and just installed Windows7 in KVM Virtual Machine Manager, But when starting the win7 virtual machine then goes to pause mode , the following content of our win7 xml file : ...
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Pass unlock credentials to powershell script

I have a powershell script that is run as a scheduled task and is triggered to run "On workstation unlock". The script is programmed to reconnect an SSTP VPN connection if the connection becomes ...
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strongSwan server with Windows 7 clients doesn't route traffic

I have a server running strongSwan on an Amazon EC2 instance that I want to connect to with Windows 7. The strongSwan server is on a private network (IP address 172.16.1.15 on the network ...
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Can I see DHCP options on my network from a windows client? [closed]

Is there anyway to see the DHCP options configured on the server from a windows client (win 7) with no login / admin access to the server?
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strongSwan IKEv2 + Windows 7 Agile VPN: What is causing Error 13801

I have an AWS instance that I want to be a VPN server. It will connect Windows 7 clients to a private network in the Amazon cloud. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the strongswan-ikev2 package. ...
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Windows 2008-R2 User re-created issue

All our users in a organizational unit got removed by accident. I used Microsoft guide to recover these users, however after using the recommended cmdlette the usersname is no where to be found. The ...
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Getting PATH NOT FOUND while reading WAV media from remote storage

We facing a weird issue on our network with Win 7 pro clients while using media app that reads from remote storage (Netapp) on 1 Gig infra WAV format. While playing from app we getting from time ...
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Modify Local Group Policy automatically

I need to apply Group Policy settings in the Local Group Policy object. Creating a domain level GPO is not an option because many of the computers are not member of the AD domain, because these ...
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How to load MSMQ cmdlets in Windows 7?

Technet has a nice article (Windows PowerShell for Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8) listing a myriad of PowerShell cmdlets available on the latest OSes. Often there are easy (or not so easy:-) ways ...
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Formatting Windows 7 without CD [closed]

I have a Windows 7 laptop that I need to return to my former employer. I worked there for about 10 years, so I'd like to nuke the laptop before I return it since it might contain personal info in ...
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Can't install network printer - Access is Denied?

I have a single user in a remote site with their own print server (in reality just one of the Server 2003 DCs) who can't install any printers from that server. They are running Windows 7 ...
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Suppress pop up “This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer”

I've implemented a new Group Policy infrastructure at a school. I'm at the final stages of tidy up before go live next week but there is one thing thats got me stuck. As expected I've locked the ...
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How to create a POST OS custom task sequence for an out-of-the box laptop

I'm playing around with MDT with the intent of facilitating the rollout of new laptops. As we turn on the new laptop for the first we want to go through with the standard windows OEM installation. ...
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Excessive Data Consumption [closed]

I need some help, would be thankful if someone give me the idea for this. We've a wireless internet connection in our office and the day since then our office has switched from a dynamic IP to a ...
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Mounting a Windows 7 pro directory in Ubuntu 12.04 VM

My goal, To run one Ubuntu VM with multiple virtual hosts of the projects I am running but whilst not keeping the files for each project inside the VM. So, I have managed to mount the windows ...
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Run specific script after every Windows Update

Is there a way to run a specific script each time Windows update completes (i.e., after reboot or after an update that doesn't require a reboot)? My application is suffering from MSCOMCTL.OCX ...
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Windows local admin rights best practices

We are running our company network with a few 2008 R2 AD server and windows 7 workstations. Our users do not have local admin rights our their computers, hence, the IT departement is required each ...
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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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Is it recommended to log off from Windows when finished working on a server with RDP?

Is there any impact on the server performance in case I don't log off after having used Remote Desktop Connection?
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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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Windows 7 Embedded package dependency

I want to install a package into an existing WIn7 embedded installation. Is there a simple way to identify it's dependencies as well as the cab file for each feature? Currently the only way I see to ...
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How to lock Windows 7 workstation after inactivity via GPO (no screensaver or blank screen- just lock screen)

Our users have increasingly started leaving their workstations logged in and unattended (during lunch breaks etc.) To tackle the security threat this poses, we have enforced a password-protected ...
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Server 2003 Windows 7 Folder redirection issue

I removed two windows XP machines yesterday and replaced them with Windows 7. I configured their desktop and documents to redirect to a share on Server 2003 R2. Share is \Server1\AdmDocs Yesterday ...
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Unable to configure Virtual Machine

I'm trying to copy a VM from one Vcenter to another using the VMware vCenter Converter Standalone client (5.1.0 build-1087880). The copy fails at 98% and says, FAILED: Unable to create ...
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corporate version of Windows 7 Ultimate no longer genuine after P2V migration [closed]

Windows 7 Ultimate edition on my corporate laptop no longer genuine after P2V migration... I tried slui utility but it did not help. It asks me to either enter / buy a new key or contact Dell ...
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Network File Transfer Failures using Windows 7 Client and Windows CE “server”

Our company has 3 printers from Solidscape, each of which are controlled by a directly attached Windows CE device. This device exposes a file share via SMB which can be used to drop print jobs to be ...
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full-text-search on Win SBS 2008 network drive using Win 7 64-bit client

I got a Win SBS 2008 that servers 10 Client machines. 2 of the 10 client machines are running Win 7 64-bit. The other 8 are running Win XP 32-bit. The Win SBS 2008 has a folder which contains bills ...
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ODBC driver does not show up in the ODBC Data Source Adminstrator

We use an old Synergy database that is accessed through ODBC. No problems with the program we use to access the database, no problems accessing the data with Excel, Access, or Crystal Reports. I need ...
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Suddenly new folder for domain account [closed]

I'm on a PC on a domain (several W2K3 DC's). My domain user has always mapped to the folder: C:\Users\MyUserName Last week, a colleague has logged in with his domain account on this pc. This has ...
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no access to preivous databases in mysql56 after password reset, but showing in data folder

i had problem with mysql (windows machine, mysql5.6) login because of power failure, after trying various solution, i did password reset for root. This helped me to login mysql using root account. But ...
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Hyper-V random shutdown of VMs

I've had my VMs on Hyper-V 2012 (standalone) shutdown/stop randomly. My VMs are all snapshotted images with the modern.ie windows 7 image (barebone windows 7 with IE9) as the base image. I basicly ...
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Differentiating between multiple runas account windows

In past jobs I've used a lot of runas /user:.. in order to allow quick access between multiple accounts while logged in as a primary account. Both server side or and on workstations. We're looking at ...
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SP2-0750: You may need to set ORACLE_HOME

I am getting following error message when i write sqlplus on command prompt SP2-0750: You may need to set ORACLE_HOME to your Oracle software directory Here are the path details Net ...
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Computer Trying to Load Roaming Profile from Wrong Location

I'm working with a Windows Server 2008 R2 AD DC ("SERVER1") and a Windows 7 Professional desktop ("DESKTOPELIA") that has been added to my domain. I've set the profile path for my test account to ...