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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Show Protected OS files using cmd.exe [closed]

I'm trying to deploy shortcuts from xcopy using a batch script to c:\users\all users\desktop But this is a hidden folder with Hide Protected operating System files tick box under Folder options. I ...
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xen server edition - need more cores for win7 VMs

I setup a win7 VM in my Xen 6.2 system with 8 cores. When the VM boots it only shows 2 cores (and the performance seems to go along with this). Looking at the docs for Xen it seems that this ...
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Date/time format not preserved during Windows 7 sysprep

I've been following the instructions from Mark Minasi's newsletter article to sysprep a Windows 7 image. However, during a test deployment I discovered that my time and date format changes were not ...
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Will Windows 7 sysprep keep group policy settings?

As part of my organisation's Windows 7 rollout process, we would deploy a Windows 7 image onto a target machine, then manually install LocalGPO on it followed by applying a set of group policies via ...
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Windows 7 + Dialup Network Connection (“Wizard cannot create the connection”)

We have a banking application[1] that requires a Dialup Connection object to establish it's connection. We've recently upgraded to Windows 7 and are unable to create the connection; the error message ...
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Console application is shown as “Running” when it has actually completed

I created a task in Task Scheduler to run the following C# Hello World program. When I trigger it wait for it to complete, I can confirm under in its history that the console application have ...
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Best Practice/Workflow for bulk renaming domain PC's

So I've had to deal with renaming whole rooms of PC's before due to them being swapped out and incorrectly named or generally being moved around but I've never settled on a decent workflow. I'll give ...
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Windows 8 inbound IPsec authentication failing?

I am getting some very strange behavior out of the Windows 8 Advanced Firewall / IPsec implementation. It appears now that all inbound traffic that isn't return traffic from a previously contacted ...
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Authenticate user in WinForms (Nothing to do with ASP.Net)

Originally-posted on StackOverflow, cross-posted here as suggested in SO comments. Intro I need to password protect some actions in my application, such as loading/saving files, clicking ...
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Is it possible to run pptpd with certificates and is it recommend?

To secure my internet experience, I want to set up a vpn on a on-demand way using amazon AWS EC2. My primary client is running with windows 7 professional. (Maybe further clients will be my android ...
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Can't Reinstall Solarwinds 9.2 after installing 10.9.1 Trial version

I am having an issue I am hoping someone can help me with. I own a copy of an older version of solarwinds 9.2, I decided I wanted to give the new solarwinds version a try so I decided to download it. ...
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IIS Machine Has No LAN IP? [closed]

I spent three hours fighting with this yesterday, so I'm hoping someone will be able to help. I'm great at programming and webmastering via cPanel, but I'm presently a total n00b at setting up ...
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Server for sharing files and same Outlook everywere

i have plans to setup a server. This must be for filesharing and getting the same mailbox everywere. Because we going to have 2 locations for our business. And i don't want to use usb sticks or ...
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e1kexpress event log entries for constant NIC connection and reconnection

We were experiencing problems with one of our Windows 7 client applications that maintains a windows file share connection to a local server and it seemed to require lengthy application restarts ...
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Setting date format in unattended Windows deployment

Our organization would like to use the ISO date format (known in Windows as yyyy-MM-dd). I've configured this in our image. When I deploy the image, it replaces the date format with the default ...
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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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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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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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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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What is a minimal useful unattend.xml file for SysPrep on Windows 7

Could you provide a minimal unattend.xml file for use in Windows 7, which will be manually installed, updated and configured on one workstation, then SysPrep will be run like this: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is it right to remove Guest from “deny access to this computer from the network”?

I have a share for Everyone on a computer in a domain and I'm trying to access it from a local user on a non-domain computer. It prompts for password. First, I followed this instruction: ...
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Windows Indexing and PHP

I'm trying to get the Windows Indexing search work directly over PHP so I can search for text inside thousands of files very quickly. I have it working on Visual Basic with this script: 'To run this ...
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Lock down a Windows 7 computer via GPO

I have a client who needs 3 systems locked down to only allow a user to log in and have access to 3 shortcuts on their desktop. These shortcuts are to batch files that run in separate folders (DOS ...
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Initial Deployment-MDT+WDS

So I've been attempting to use Microsoft Deployment Toolkit with Windows Deployment Services to deploy images on a client. The deployment server is running Server 2012 and is both the Domain ...
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Can't find a process that is writing huge files to my disk

While clearing up my harddrive, I ran into a directory called, c:\logs that had huge files in it. The first one, called debuglog.txt is 9gb and contains the following data: ProcessWin7_SpeakerPin ...
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TCP client and server work for X times but hang after that

I'm a software engineer, but I think my problem needs a network engineer... For the software side of things, have a look at my Stack Overflow question: ...
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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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Printer Share Name vs. Printer Name when using Print Services

I'm setting up a Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 print server. I'm able to add printers, install them on workstations, I can print, all the plumbing seems to be in place. What I don't understand is ...
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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 ...