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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certutil -ping fails with 30 seconds timeout - what to do?

The certificate store on my Win7 box is constantly hanging. Observe: C:\>1.cmd C:\>certutil -? | findstr /i ping -ping -- Ping Active Directory Certificate Services Request ...
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L2TP/IPSec from Windows 7 to ASA 5520

I am trying to setup L2TP/IPSec on our ASA5520 to support a fringe case for one of our developers. The Windows VPN subsystem apparently stores the kerberos or NTLM cookie for the login when you use ...
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Outlook 2010 “Cannot open this item” on Windows 7 64-bit

I have to admit this has stumped me... User's Workstation Outlook 2010 (32-bit) w/ Cached Exchange Mode enabled Windows 7 Pro (64-bit) Email account is on Exchange 2003 Problem The user is ...
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Windows 7 “Home Group” on a work PC with only one NIC

I am a Domain Admin and am trying to support BYOD with computers that will also be domain connected. The problem is that once I domain join a PC, the "zone" changes to "domain", while Homegroups ...
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Enabling SSL for Remote Desktop

Ok so I'm trying to remove a number of my systems from our Nessus scan from having this medium vulnerability. Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop Protocol Server Man-in-the-Middle Weakness I set the ...
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Cannot provide permission to IIS_IUSRS on C:/Windows/Temp

I have an ASP.NET Web Forms Application which has some reports created using SAP Crystal Reports Runtime for .NET Framework 4. The C:\Windows\Temp folder contains my Report files of the application. ...
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Bitlocker device name change

When imaging our PCs we generally create a temp name for our facilities to change the device name to whatever particular department fits their needs. The issue is we can't send out any devices without ...
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Win7 loses connection to network shares after resume unless server specified using FQDN

My Win7 client has a connection to a Linux server and its shared folders. The problem occurs when the computer wakes up after a sleep and then one of the shared folders is not accessible. I receive ...
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Is there an Office 2010 registry key to turn on spellcheck by default?

I'm trying to figure out how to turn on spell check for all users automatically. I'm hoping for a registry edit as I'm going to be making a win7x64 image with office 2010 pre installed and I don't ...
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Recommended Tool/Script to test Remote Desktop Performance?

Can anyone recommend a tool to test Remote Desktop performance in Windows? Windows 7-based, both client and "server". We are making changes to network, client and server and would like to assess the ...
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Finding user logged into windows computer given computer name

I have a computer on my computer network at my workplace which has an IP address that I was to reserve. I however don't know the user for this computer. How do I know a user logged into a windows ...
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Different Bandwith in slow link detection between Computer and User GPO

Given a multiple site Active Directory we occurence problems with slow link detection GPO's. We want to use slow link detection on laptops which connect are via coorperate WAN (MPLS 4-Mbit/s) to main ...
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Windows 7 Group Policy Printer not Loading

I'm trying to create a group policy that applies printers to a specific user security group, but facing difficulties. When loading a GPO with 4 printers in it, all but two PCs load all 4 printers. ...
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Microsoft Office Standard 2010 Not activating with KMS Server

About a month ago I took the 64GB SSD inside of my workstation out and cloned it to a new 128GB SSD which I put back into the workstation (I had like 4 bytes left...). Everything has worked great and ...
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Internet Explorer proxy pac files

We have a simple pac file used for staff in work and at home: function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { /* Exclude "Portico" URL */ if (shExpMatch(url, "*google.com*")) { return ...
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Authentication to mapped Samba shares failing after AD username change in Win7

Background: One of our users was recently married and changed her name. Correspondingly, we changed her AD username from jane.doe to jane.smith. However, she now cannot authenticate into any of our ...
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Mapped drive is accessed drive

I've got some users that will randomly get 'Access Denied' when trying to access a mapped drive or print to a shared printer. When i get the users to 'log-off-Log-on' they are able to access the ...
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how do I fix “The specified domain either does not exist…” when issuing net user /domain command?

cmd.exe, Administrator level: C:\Windows\system32>net user jcollum /domain The request will be processed at a domain controller for domain XXXX.YYYYY. System error 1355 has occurred. The ...
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xmpp openfire connection manager not working

I have downloaded the connection manager here .In windows I have extracted it to program files in C drive and edit the conf/manager.xml to set domain and password. I also enabled connection manager in ...
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When is a deleted Windows computer-certificate really gone?

We got a strange issue affecting a very small number (1%) of Windows 7 clients in our domain. These laptops are issued a Computer-certificate (X509) through AD for VPN access. We have a PowerShell ...
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Gnome Boxes on CentOS 7 with Windows 7 as a guest

I just installed CentOS 7 and tried to use Gnome Boxes to create some virtual machines. As long as I stick to other Linux distributions everything is fine. But I really do have trouble installing ...
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User under windows server AD access Linux server using kerberos

I installed AD on windows 2008 r2 sp1 server . And had configured all things follow the issue http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995329.aspx ...
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Change default/installed user information

Often when I install a fresh copy of Windows (in the most recent case, Windows 7 Pro 64; also this computer is a member of a domain), I make the mistake of planning to simply delete the "initial" user ...
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Windows 7 hangs on bootup - Culprit appears to be Network Location Awareness

We just finished our deployment of Windows 7 a few weeks ago. Everything ran great for a while. This week an issue started popping up. Random computers will hang on "Please Wait" during bootup. We can ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Office 2013 KMS with KMS host on same computer

Well, initially I wanted to run my KMS Host on Windows Server 2008 (non R2),but the KMS host version for Office 2013 is incompatible... I finally relented and installed the KMS Host on Windows 7 (my ...
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Newly formatted Windows 7 SP1 laptop won't load up redirected user profiles?

I recently formatted a Dell laptop and reinstalled Windows 7 SP1 on it. We have redirected profiles on our network and when the users of these laptops login, the icons from their redirected profiles ...
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Access to network share folder works in VDI, but not on desktops

I have two separate environments running in our lab computing spaces. We are phasing over to VDI. There are some weird differences going on in each environment, and I believe that the problem is ...
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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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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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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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One of our customers is experiencing a 504 error, where is that to occur?

One of our customers is having some problems accessing our web site. They've got 2 machines, and each of them is experiencing different symptoms, but I suspect that even though they're experiencing ...
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Using desktop folder redirection but Offline Files is not working?

We are using Folder Redirection (for users' desktop and "My Documents" directories) with Windows 7 domain-joined workstations connecting to an SBS 2003 server. This folder redirection is to users' ...
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Scheduled Task to shutdown computer after 2 hours of inactivity?

We have around 900 machines in two locations. 95% of these machines are shared, and we find users don't log off or shutdown as often as they should to get updates. I thought I would create a ...
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Windows Sometimes Renames Network Adapter

I am running Windows 7 Embedded with a locked boot partition (meaning the registry and entire OS is in the same state at every boot). This device uses statically defined IP addresses, which are ...
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DCOM: How to allow access to all remote users

We are create virtual machine instances which will host our app server. These are run on our laptops for demo Our app server uses DCOM to perform remote authentication/access to services. I want to ...
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How do I set up DNS on a LAN so web users don't need to use http://localhost…?

I have deployed a web application to http://localhost:8083/MyApp on a local dev box. This is under the default web site. I would like to create a new web site and app pool, and have users access it ...
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How to setup FreeSSHd with Jenkins?

I have Jenkins on CentOS and want to run commands remotely on Windows 7. I managed to set it up for transferring files but when executing commands I always get: SSH: EXEC: STDOUT/STDERR from command ...
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ICMP ping one way only?

I have 2 W7 hosts (may be others, I haven't checked yet) that are on the network, and can ping the domain controller. They can also ping each other. Yet when I'm on the server, the ping request ...
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LightHTTPD - Software caused connection abort

I have a local LightTPD server running on my windows 7 computer. I have SSL set up and it works - but every time I request a document from the SSL part of the server I get the following on the ...
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How to automatically log in into 2 accounts on Windows 7 on startup

I have a task scheduler job that fires Selenium unit testing server and runs some tests. It takes some resources because it opens a lots of websites. Moreover the Selenium with Firefox Driver has a ...
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Suspicious Logins in Event Viewer on Windows 7

The other day I was sitting on my Windows 7 workstation and suddenly got kicked out to the switch user screen, showing my main and only account as being logged in. This is typical if I remote desktop ...
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roaming profile and offline folder setting on schools laptops and WIFI

I have a Win 2008 R2 server with Win7 SP1 laptops and a WIFI. Teachers in and out therefore often work from home but somehow the offline settings is not right on our system. Could someone guide me ...
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Generating client certificates for IIS webapp

I am trying to figure out how to set up my web application so that only clients (external) with issued certificates could access it. (on Windows7) I have followd this tutorial where i got a .CER and ...
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ping to windows embedded standard 7 not work

In network we have 2 computer. From pc1 we run ping command to pc2 - no pong(response), but vice versa ping is ok. We unplugged pc2 from switch and connected other pc - ping worked in two directions. ...
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AMD A10-6800K APU not lowering frequency under Windows 7 below 2000 Mhz

We run many of our machines under FreeBSD and its powerd daemon lowers the frequency when idle down to 250 Mhz in ~250 MHz increments (i.e. its next step-up is 500, etc all the way up to 4100) ...