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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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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What does Windows 7 local group Power Users actually do

A client wants a new bit of software. Typically they are on the cusp of signing a contract before they happen to mention it to IT in passing. A skim through the technical requirements show nothing ...
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Win XP vs Win7, when sending credentials to the remote server, is there a difference?

On a 2003 windows server I have a com+ application which is available to its clients on everybody, anonymous permissions. Windows XP machnes doesn't have problems with accessing, activating, lanuching ...
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Browser can't reach destinations outside proxy

I have a couple of new touchscreen machines (Acer Veriton V3631G) at a school which run Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9. For some reason Internet Explorer can only reach destinations inside the ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad win7 Loses Authentication intermittently when browsing files on SBS 2003

We have a Lenovo Thinkpad x1 Carbon running Windows 7 Pro. The computer loses authentication intermittently when browsing files on our Windows Server 2003 shared folders. The drives are mapped but it ...
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Create printer localport from a network printer in windows 7

I'm having a problem to install a printer using localport, The printer is installed on a pc with windows 7 and I need to install it in another PC with Windows 2008 R2 creating a new localport for the ...
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Can you install windows 7 on an IBM x3250 M4 server?

We are running an experiment on our available x3250 M4 Server for the purpose of trying to reach a client's requirement. Basically they want Windows 7 running on the server. I want to know if this ...
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ColdFusion HTTP Error 404.17 - Not Found

After installing ColdFusion I got "HTTP Error 404.17 - Not Found" with error code:0x80070032, when I open my admin url i.e. http://127.0.0.1/CFIDE/administrator/index.cfm. My IIS version is 7, ...
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Connect SSMS to SQL Engine on VMWARE machine [closed]

This my first question so forgive me if i did anything wrong and tell me about it please. I have a VM on VMWare Workstation 9, it's windows 7 and i installed SQL Server Express on it. And i am trying ...
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Setting up a Windows shared computer for users without full terminal server

I'm setting up a Windows 7 "resource computer" that will have applications installed like Visio 2013 and others that are used by my employees but not needed enough to buy individual licenses for ...
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HTTP Error 500.19 - Internal Server Error with coldfusion

I Uninstalled coldfusion 9 from my computer (windows 7/64 bit) but my web.config file in C:\inetpub\wwwroot still have below content, which also include info about cold <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Windows 7 Stuck on “Applying Software Installation policy” for extended period of time

I have four Windows 7 clients that are connecting to a Server 2012 domain controller EC2 isntance. There was also a file server (also Server 2012), but I decided to merge the two together because the ...
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Injecting Drivers with WDS win 7 image

HI I am creating a Windows 7 Image to be deployed out through WDS. THe problem I am having is so new that when I run sysprep to install the drivers it crashes. So my question is where should I install ...
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How to install Windows 7 printer drivers on XP print server?

We have a shared printer connected via USB to (and shared on the network from) an XP system being accessed by a combination of XP and Windows 7 workstations across the network. What is the best ...
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IIS 7.5 returns 404 on existing PHP file

Module IIS Web Core Notification MapRequestHandler Handler PHP54_via_FastCGI Error Code 0x80070002 Requested URL http://localhost:80/phpinfo.php Physical Path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\phpinfo.php ...
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Scheduled robocopy fails with error 3 (Creating Destination Directory)

Related: Scheduled Robocopy task fails with 0x10 error I'm using robocopy as part of a server backup script. It fetches the files to this workstation (Windows 7, upgraded from Vista - that caused ...
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How to prevent schtasks on Windows 7 from showing the command prompt after executing a task?

I am trying to get a scheduled task on Windows 7 to execute once a minute, using schtasks and a batch file. My .bat batch file is: @ECHO OFF wscript "c:\http.vbs" The .vbs script si a simple one, ...
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Missing 'HKCU:\Network' subkey when browsing registry remotely with PowerShell

I'm trying to clean up a big mess of random mapped network drives. All our network drives have been mapped on a per-user basis (causing gwmi win32_mappedlogicaldisk to come up empty). I'm trying to ...
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OS Deployment via PXE - Preparing and Using Images in Many Small Environments (MSP)

I've got a project going on which I'm running into a bit of a roadblock on. I'm interested in learning if there is a better alternative to what my MSP does for OS deployment, currently. Most of our ...
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SQL Management Studio on Windows 7 64Bit

We're scratching our heads a bit here. We have SQL Server 2000 on our internal systems and I have a new machine. My old windows XP machine had Mgmt Studio (full version). I have tried to run the SQL ...
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Smss.exe - setting any core affinity breaks rdp on Windows 7 / Windows Server 2012

I have tried to set core affinity of smss.exe to not run on one critical core on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008r2. It turns out that simply setting the core affinity to anything (even the full mask ...
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Delete a folder in the currently logged in user's profile

I am trying to create a login script, or bat file to delete the folder located in the following directory. I would like the whole folder deleted with all of its contents "Juniper Networks". This is ...
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Dropping Packets Randomly

I have a SuperMicro Server based on the X9DR3-LN4F+ motherboard from SuperMicro. Original intentions for the system were quite different from what it has ended up serving, but that happens. It is ...
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Windows Network File Transfer to Samba server: “Are you sure you want to copy this file without its properties?” [closed]

I am transferring a lot of files to a new NAS based on OpenMediaVault, with the Samba 3.5.6 service running. I am transferring from Windows 7 64-bit to the NAS, and on some media files Windows is ...
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Network drives don't get mapped and desktop redirection stops working when domain user becomes a member of the Local Administrator group on their PC

We have a Small Business Server 2003 domain controller with Windows 7 workstations joined to the domain. I noticed recently that, if I make a user a local administrator on his computer, his ...
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AD password not synchronising properly

I have 600+ users in AD, but only one causes me trouble. The problem is I can reset his password from AD, he can then log in to his machine. After that he would like to change his password from ...
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Server 2012 GPO: PowerShell Script on Computer Startup not running

I've got a couple of Server 2012 instances on Amazon EC2 and I'm in the process of setting up the GPOs. All of the settings of the GPOs are being applied fine, except none of the PowerShell scripts ...
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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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Cisco Anyconnect: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled

I need to run Cisco AnnyConnect from a VM in a data center. When I run it I get this message: Vpn establishment capability from a remote desktop is disabled Can this be turned off? I saw some ...
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Duplication of Windows 7 Backup [closed]

I use the built in backup utility for Windows 7 because it's automated and flexible enough to allow me to schedule a daily shadow copy backup of particular files and folders directly to a separate ...
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installing an msu update package on windows 7 while windows update service is disabled [closed]

Iam trying to install an msu update package on my corporate's PCs, but when executing the msu it fails with the following error: [windows update standalone installer installer encountered an error: ...
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I can't connect to VNC Server (connection refused : error 10061). [closed]

I purchased a vps and configured it by using this tutorial (means installed GENOM desktop and VNC server): http://www.time4vps.eu/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&id=41 Then I installed ...
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Give access to specific services on Windows 7 Professional machines? [duplicate]

We have some machines running Windows 7 Professional at our office. The typical user needs to have access to stop and start a service for a local program they run. These machines have a local web ...
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Accessing localhost from another system [closed]

Every answer I've found about this is too generic and assumes both systems are unix-like. I have localhost set up on my computer (Ubuntu) and I was wondering what I need to do to access it from my ...
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Where to find a windows 7 AMI

Where can I find a safe Windows 7 AMI (amazon virtual machine image) to use for my testing? My first thought is to just use one for sale from a known source at Amazon. Windows 7 AMIs seem hard to ...
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using server as default gateway with static routes [closed]

Given a server or workstation (e.g. windows7, windows server 2008R2) with 2 NICs, can I use it as a simple gateway between 2 LAN segments using only static routes, or do I need to set up additional ...
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Display domain user full name on lock screen

By default the Windows 7 lock screen displays to username in the format 'DOMAIN\USERNAME'. Because in this company the username is just a three letter abbreviation, we would like to display the full ...
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Can a duplicate computer name be known before attempting to join the domain?

Techs in the field are deploying windows 7 pcs onto a domain. They complete one entry screen, which should give them a unique computer name. However, they are human and end up giving the pcs the ...
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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 Server Backup : The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect

The program issued a command but the command length is incorrect This is a virtual Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard version running on Virtual Host installed on a Windows 7 ultimate. Any help? ...
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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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Active Directory delegation best practices

I am in the process of delegating some Active Directory tasks to a group of users. These users do not have domain administration rights and will only perform tasks such as creating/disabling accounts ...
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Configuring IIS without inetmgr [closed]

I have Windows 7 Home Basic on my laptop. I installed Visual Studio and IIS. I want to use IIS for development purposes. I need to make two things: Mapping the domain name on localhost to the file ...
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None of the cipher suites supported by the client application are supported by the server

I am getting this error in my server's windows event log: An TLS 1.0 connection request was received from a remote client application, but none of the cipher suites supported by the client ...
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Windows 7: Allow installation of software by non-admins?

I'm running a public library with PCs available for people to use. I'm setting up the next upgrade for the PCs, which will be running Windows 7. We use Deepfreeze to maintain the PC's state (a brief ...
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Local Group Policy not updating. RSOP and GPResult show stale data

This issue exists on a Windows 7 Pro x64 machine (Dell Inspiron E6420). I am trying to adjust a setting using gpedit.msc, but the change never seems to take effect. By that, I mean that setting that ...
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Strange permission issue on Windows 7

To setup the scene, I have one of my users for whom roaming profile is enabled as well as folder redirection. My issue is that the user cannot open some files in the redirected folders (AppData, ...
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Programs hang when writing to network share

i'm facing a weird problem when writing data to a network share from a Windows Server 2008 R2 computer. When i write a file (saving a txt with notepad++, updating programs installed on the server ...
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Cannot add networked printer to 2008 Server. Error 0x00000216 [closed]

The printer is a Zebra LP 2844-z. The machine with the printer connected to it is a Windows 7 64bit. Both x86 and x64 drivers are installed. I'm trying to connect it to a Windows 2008 32bit server and ...