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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share OpenVPN tunnel to other machines and multiple DHCP server concern

I'm thinking about trying OpenVPN on a particular host to tunnel traffic to a VPS. As well, I'd like to get arbitrary clients on my LAN to use that OpenVPN interface for routing their traffic. My ...
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Upgrade Hard Drive - Keep domain membership?

If I upgrade my laptop hard disk by cloning it to an SSD with PartedMagic will my computer fall out of the domain to which it is a currently a member? Doing some Google searching and it doesn't look ...
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Windows 7: Will there ever be a service pack 2? [closed]

I am confused with regards to the post-SP1 updates for Windows 7. There must be 200 of them by now? How can Microsoft not release another service pack to include such a large amount of updates? Is ...
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Make windows all in capitals for specific application

Is there a method where I can set windows transparently to caps preferrably when a specific application is run. For bonus points, I should be able to revert back to normal (non capslock mode) when ...
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RSOP resolves wrong computer name

I have imaged a computer using Acronis Snap Deploy. The source computer from where the image have been taken is SOURCEW7, and the computer created with this image is W7TEST When I do a RSOP ...
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Windows - Software restriction policy to block exe files in all subdirectories

How can I block all executables in %APPDATA%? I've read for CryptoLocker this is a good policy: C:\Users\User\AppData\Roaming\*\*.exe But that apparently won't protect more than one layer ...
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Get modified date from Windows indexing search

I'm wondering it it is possible to retrieve the file modified date from a windows indexing search. I'm getting the name of the file with: objRecordset.Fields.Item("System.ItemName") And I'm not ...
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Ping doesnt work as limited user

This is the issue: All programs works fine in the network. A Command line console, elevated with UAC, can make a ping and everything works fine. A command line, runnning as standar user, says ...
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Can't access to Samba share from Windows workstation domain

This is a test environment - Fedora 19 updated - Windows Server 2012 with only AD and DNS After installing a SAMBA server on fedora 19 as a domain member - managed by a Windows Server 2012 (AD, DNS) ...
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Escape variables in command prompt cmd

I set my variable like this: SET Ant="%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\apache-ant-1.9.0-bin\apache-ant-1.9.0\bin" :: Set Path variable setx PATH "%Ant%" /m Then, the result for the path variable ...
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GPO with Auto Updates Disabled Updates only from WSUS

I currently have an environment with Windows 7 and a GPO in place where automatic updates are completely disabled and can't be installed. I would like to have it set where the updates are only ...
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'The'account is not authorized to login from this station' error while trying to acccess network share

Clients are getting this error when trying to access network shares on one of our 2008 R2 servers: The account is not authorized to login from this station. The problem started a few weeks ago. ...
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Login script not running

I have a server running Debian Wheezy, and Samba 3 running the Domain Controller. The clients are Windows 7, and mostly work. One issue I'm having on one computer is that it will log in, and present ...
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Server 2003R2 DC Windows 7 and disable auto updates

I run an environment with Server 2003 R2 DC's and mostly WIndows 7 clients with just a few XP clients. The problem I am having is that the Windows 7 PC's are installing updates on their own. We have ...
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Force Shortcut onto a fixed Desktop/Start Menu of a single PC

We have folder redirection setup for our users through GPO but I need for one PC to include a couple of shortcuts in the start menu or on the desktop. The folders are loaded from a server path. Is it ...
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Solved: Can I define scheduled tasks before naming the computer?

When scheduling a task it's scheduled as running as a specific user/group. Can I on a vm schedule a task, then sysprep, and then deploy the image to a machine which I then name and join to a domain? ...
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Windows server 2003 R2 supported guest operating system [closed]

In this link it is mentioned like window server 2012 can be used as guest OS in window server 2008 R2 Can I run windows 8 or window 7 as guest OS in window server 2003 R2 as virtual machine? Even ...
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Practical Limits of Configuring WLAN SSIDs via Group Policy on Windows 7

Is there a practical limit to the number of SSIDs that can be configured on a single WLAN profile via Group Policy on Windows 7? I am thinking about hundreds of SSIDs in a single WLAN profile. ...
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Mount Windows 7 share using mount.cifs: Symlinks staying inside the share cannot be created

We have multiple Windows systems using Windows 7 (64bit). For web development, we want a project workspace directory that can be shared with a VM (Oracle VirtualBox). The solution included in ...
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Can't connect to proftpd from outside the virtual machine

This is related to a previous question. I have a machine with Windows 7 acting as a server and it hosts several virtual machines. One of them, a Debian Squeezy is acting as a PostgreSQL server and I ...
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Import nk2 file to Outlook 2010 with roaming profiles, on locked-down clients

We recently moved a bunch of end users over to Office 2010 on Windows 7 from Office 2007 on Windows XP and I am having an issue getting their nk2 files to prepopulate their Outlook caches. I moved ...
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How to remove programs from the start menu windows 7 client using a GPO managed on window server 2008 r2

I have a windows server 2008 r2 with a domain where windows 7 desktop pcs connect to. There are only 3 programs I'd like to display on the start menu for users. All client computers have the same ...
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How to lock down Windows 7 for standard users only?

How Can I lock down windows 7 for standard users only? I don't want a standard users to be able to do anything but open a remote desktop session logoff/restart/shutdown and lock computer. What ...
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Windows 7 64 bit, running commands in cmd.exe - sometimes fail

I read a while back that there are certain commands eg copy that under Win7 64 bit are actually 32 bit applications, not 64. Can anyone elaborate? If Im right, this means that they will need WOW64 to ...
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Activating Windows 7 with MAK passed in Unattend.xml via WDS

I have configured WDS to deploy a Windows 7 Pro image (Volume Licensed) and I'm using an unattend.xml file for the configuration. The only problem I'm running into is activation. I'm passing a MAK ...
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Mount .vhd stored on ext3-NAS in Windows 7 without copying to NTFS Disk. Is this possible?

i have an vhd-Image stored on a NAS. I can't directly mount it, because the NAS stores the file in an ext3-system (i read this is causing trouble). I can't copy the file to a NTFS disc, because it's ...
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Using WDS to Deploy Custom OEM Image

So we just purchased 75 new HP machines (which all come with Windows 7 Pro OEM licenses) and generally when we make an image for a machine we just use the OEM image because it's already activated and ...
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My Documents Redirect, Server no longer available, recover from local cache?

We had a major reshuffle in our company. Servers got 'removed' and domains disconnected. It's a whole mess I'm untangling. One users laptop recently crashed. I can't get it to boot into Windows ...
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Windows 2008 R2 VPN Server - Windows 7 Ultimate VPN Client - Fails to connect

I have installed a Windows 2008 R2 server with RRAS to act as a VPN (SSTP or PPTP) Server. The client machines that connect to the server are Windows 7 Professional, Ultimate and mobile devices - ...
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Host Resolution from a Windows 7 Workstation not on a Domain

My Windows 7 Workstation is not on a domain, but I frequently use resources on 'team.domain'. I have a static IP and am using a DNS server specific to our group. Sometimes I am able to access ...
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Domain User Account Locks: Correct password used

I have a domain (DC is running Windows Server 2008 R2) and have the Account Lockout Policy enabled. When a user attempts to log into their PC (with the correct password) they receive the following ...
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KVM Win 7 Pro + RH virtio net driver

Host: Debian 7.2 x64. Guest Win 7 Pro 32-bit. Virtio disk drivers work flawlessly, but there's a problem with virtio net (netkvm something) drivers. Virtio drivers come from virtio-win-0.1-74.iso. ...
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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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Login as Domain admin without network access

I have a laptop which cannot access the network either by NIC or WiFi due to the error I am looking into. I don't know the local admin credentials as the last IT admin has yet to say what they are (he ...
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SQL Server 2008/2012 Express install fails on scenarioengine.exe [closed]

I'm trying to install SQL Server 2012 Express on a Windows 7 64-bit PC. It also fails to install SQL Server 2008 R2. The bootstrapper extracts all the files, runs setup.exe (with UAC popup) then ...
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turn off autostart of Apache on Windows 7 [closed]

Zend server install of Apache & PHP mysql starts servers at each reboot of Windows 7 PC. How can I turn this off? Now I have to run ApacheMonitor.exe from C:\zend_server\Apache2\bin I checked: ...
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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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Restore MS SQL 2008 Database from files

is it possible to restore a MSSQL server by copying its directory/data files? I have a damaged hard disk and was able to salvage the C:\Program Files (x86)\SQL Server 2008\MSSQL\MSSQL10.MYDATABASE ...
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java applet frozen on the browser of remote desktop clients

Application access topology: One Window 7 Pro 32 Bit machine acting as a java applet server and remote desktop server; two remote desktop clients accessing server; one standard 10/100 switch ...
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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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Trust relationship between workstation with PBA/Encryption and domain failed

I have installed some endpoint encryption solution on a laptop and from that point I could not login into the workstation with another user. Windows always tells me that the trust relationship between ...
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Mac 10.9 Server + Windows Foundation 2012 Server + VPNing in = Is it possible?

I need to be able to connect to both a Mac 10.9 server and a Windows Foundation 2012 Server at the same time through a single VPN login... Alright so here's the skinny on the setup. Running OSX ...
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Windows 7 user profile and “no logon servers available” error

A user called to report his machine running slow running on local domain at his site. Suspected spyware (he's had it before) and took machine back to my place to run spyware scans as administrator. ...
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MDT 2013 - Language to Install Missing

I am currently preparing and testing my first MDT deployment at work. Up to now we have been using WDS with custom images and unattend files. I have set up the MDT deployment share and imported a ...
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Always 404 error for dynamic content in IIS on localhost

I am trying to host a website on local IIS in Windows 7. The version of IIS is 7.5. I have enabled every feature under IIS from Windows Feature. My Web application is a ASP.NET MVC 5 application ...
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Remove or reverse file redirection in group policy

I am looking for a way to essentially reverse file and folder redirection after it has been set up and configured using Group Policy. Right now I have a file server that I am hanging a file share off ...
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Windows 7 clients connecting to MSMQ on Windows XP box fail - Seems like it is RPC failing

I have a XP box running some MSMQ public queues. Windows 7 clients cant connect to these, however Windows XP clients can. When connecting from my Windows 7 client with a MSMQ Queue Explorer program, I ...
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Log Windows 7 Shutdown Process

Are there any utilities that can log the windows 7 shutdown process in a 'debug' mode? Recently several of our Windows 7 workstations started taking over twenty minutes to reboot, and while we've ...
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How can I conduct profiling Ubuntu 12.04 from OS Windows 7?

There are Windows 7 on one computer and Ubuntu 12.04 on another. I use WinScp for copying files and TightVNC for work with graphic display (from Windows). I want to estmate the IO performance in ...
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Monitor remote PC shutdown activities

We have 10 Windows 7 PC's which are mainly used for builds We have some issue that the server is shutting down by itself due to reasons which we cannot identify. In the event viewer I see the "Kernel ...