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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How can I enable domain authentication over wireless in Windows 7/2k8?

I've got several domain-member laptops which commonly roam to places where there aren't any network ports available. Occasionally, during these times, the laptop may be used by someone who has not ...
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How can I get a user to interact with an executable configured to run from a scheduled task?

I am trying to get the OpenVPN GUI to open for configured users automatically at (or recently after login). My original plan was to use a Computer Configuration scheduled task to run as the logged on ...
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Creating Answer File For Windows 7 Deployment

We use Dell Computers here and we are wanting to create a standard Desktop Image for Deployment. We only have the OEM copy of Windows 7 Professional that ships with each system. I understand about ...
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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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Application does not run for domain admins

I have an interesting problem I have been dealing with for 2 days now. I have an application connectship warehouse shipping v 6.5 running on Windows 7. I have been in contact with customer service ...
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Pop up a message or run a program on remote windows 7 computer so currently logged on user can see it

How can you pop up a message or run a program on remote computer so the currently logged on user can see it. We have done this on WinXP, but these don't work with Win7. at.exe \\computername time ...
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is it possible to deploy scanners with group policy or any other solution

we are a company of 60 employees/computers and want all employees to be able to scan, we purchased a Brother MFC-L2700DW and connected it with ethernet to network i'm able to scan just fine by adding ...
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windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server

windows server 2008 R2 DC/ Dhcp server. my workstations (windows 10 and windows 7) are having problems with connection. they are getting limited connection. the err they are getting on the work ...
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Running RemoteApp on Server 2008 from Windows 7 client

All We run Windows Server 2008 R2 for all of our servers, including a few for RemoteApp published applications - one standalone and two in a broker farm. We have an app that seems to not like ...
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Users unable to search redirected profile folders

All of our clients are using Windows 7. Our file server is Server 2008 R2. We have redirected users' profile folders (My Documents, My Pictures, Favorites, My Videos) to a share on the file server ...
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Run as a different user without a password from an elevated prompt in Windows

There are a several utilities to run as a different user (eg: runas, cpau, psexec) but all of them require the password for the respective user, even if you are already running with elevated ...
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Apache start failing after apache config modifications, showing syntax error, cannot load php5apache2_2.dll into server

I am stuck again with apache setup guys. I am working on a 64-bit system running Windows 7 professional with service pack 1. I copied the working php5 installation directory from teammates, copied the ...
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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) ...
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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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AclPermissionsFacet fault install SQL-2008-R2

While attempting to do an installation repair of SQL-2008R2, I'm failing the pre-check rules. Module that is failing is AclPermissionsFacet - with this message "The SQL Server registry keys from a ...
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Is there a way to remove the desktop option during an Alt-Tab [migrated]

When pressing Alt-Tab in Windows 7 to cycle through windows, it shows an option for Desktop. I don't like this because it hides all the windows and then I have to physically click each one to show it ...
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VirtualBox Vboxmanager not seeing VMs. [migrated]

I need to enable symlinks in my virtualbox shared file called sf_VMShare following this tutorial. When I run the command: VBoxManage setextradata YOURVMNAME ...
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cloned vm on desktops for local access

forgive me if I'm in the wrong area, but here is my situation. I manage IT for 2 small private computer college campuses. We have 6-10 Desktop computers specifically set aside for students to learn ...
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Exception Enumerating SQL Server Instances with SMO WMI ManagedComputer

I'm trying to use the SMO WMI API/objects in PowerShell 2.0 on Windows 7 with SQL Server 2008 R2 installed to get a list of SQL Server instances on the local computer using the Managed Comuter object. ...
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How to set up a “dial in” connection to a Windows 7 computer to create a local area network [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 computer that will be offline except for a modem connection. I need to set up a "dial in" connection to an remote unattended Windows 7 computer via telephone modem to be able to ...
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How to find out what application was blocked by Group Policy

Currently my network (Windows Server 2008 R2) operates on an application white list group policy (Run only specified Windows applications). Occasionally I'll run into a program where even after I've ...
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Windows 7 Dial-in Server Setup [closed]

I need to setup a Windows 7 Home Premium computer to act as a dial-in server, so that I can access a device connected to its ethernet port. I have a USR5637 external modem connected to it, and the ...
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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 login with cached credentials when laptop is locked and off the network

So when the computer is in the domain, everything is fine. When the computer is locked and not connected to the network, it will not login using cached credentials. However, if the laptop is ...
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Roaming Profiles: Chrome has to be stopped through task manager after login before using it.

When users log on some find that they cannot start chrome until stopped through task manager. It doesn't matter where they log in, it's always the same issue. Any ideas ?
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Disable Screen Saver for Remote Sessions Only

I work from home, but I'm also in the office quite often. My work and home machines are both Windows 7 Ultimate. When I'm in the office I like my computer to go to screen saver fairly quickly and ...
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Cannot RDP into Windows 7 over VPN

The exact scenario where it fails: I am unable to RDP into any Windows 7 or 2008 R2 servers within a certain subnet, while connected to the network via VPN. Windows 7 Client connected through the ...
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Windows 7 update kills boot sector

I have a serious problem with a bunch of computers. They're all equiped with a ASUS P9X79 Pro Mainboard, running Windows 7 Ultimate and refuse to boot starting with one machine yesterday morning and 4 ...
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Everything says Applocker is supposed to work: Why doesn't it?

I've setup a basic group policy consisting of the default Applocker rules. Per Microsoft's technet article on the subject, any files not explicitly allowed to run by the policy are supposed to be ...
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How to set up Active Directory in windows 7? [closed]

I just installed Remote Server Administrative Tools (RSAT) on windows 7, and turned features on as mentioned in the installation guide. Now the Administrative Tools have been installed and ...
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How can I fix Samba 3.6.25 “the trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed” error?

Today I updated our Ubuntu server which is also the primary (and only) domain controller to the latest Samba packages which fixed a few security vulnerabilities. The following packages were updated: ...
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How to open FileZilla Client in windows explorer?

We have a shared drive (windows 7), and I want to set up a server-client FTP system on office local network, so that people can have access to different folders or sub-folders with permission. I ...
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Meetings Disappearing from Outlook 2010 Public Calendar

We are experiencing a frustrating issue with our Public Calendars in Outlook 2010. Meetings that have been scheduled months in advance are missing, but will then reappear. If user A logs in @ 9:30 ...
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Cannot login anywhere on domain: Profile cannot be loaded

I'm having this issue with one of our users. This is a roaming profile, and I've tried logging in on a few machines, but we're still getting the same error. I did go through cleaning folders and the ...
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Windows 7 contains duplicate, identical builtin print forms (Letter, Legal) but only one of the 2 successfully prints

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine with a Lexmark E360dn printer. Whenever the user attempts to print anything, the printer defaults to "Letter" size, as expected. When the user clicks PRINT, the ...
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command line REGEDIT command (edit) without a popup

I am attempting to disable UAC via a batch file with a REGEDIT command, and everything works - but, I need to be able to do this without clicking. When I run the: REGEDIT /S somefile.reg It works ...
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Windows 7 external NTP

I have a Windows 7 pc that is part of a domain but for research needs it has to be syncronized with a GPS server (not part of the domain). I know that time discrepancy between the domain controller ...
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google chrome group policy locale

We currently have Google chrome deployed in the enterprise. We have an internal website that retrieves data from a database and people using chrome noticed the date and time format was in the US ...
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Some users unable to see files that others can see

I have a file server running on Windows Server 2008 R2 in our domain that houses files created by an application and then moved to a folder available as a share to some users here. Users who use this ...
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How to password protect shared folder windows 7 without active directory

We are currently running a group of machines where (for now) everybody logs in locally, with no network accounts, and no active directory (as of yet), there are generic usernames and passwords on all ...
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Windows 7 suppression of tcpip event 4199

I've noticed that Windows 7 doesn't raise event 4199 (Duplicate IP on network) consistently when assigning static IP addresses to machines. If we configure 2 machines correctly with non-conflicting ...
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Windows 7 Shortdate Format Ignored

I am moving a copy of an ASP.net web application running on a windows server 2003 box to a Windows 7 Laptop. On the win server 2003 box the locale was set to United States and shortdate format was ...
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how to create a folder on desktop everytime a new user is created?

How can I configure the system so that whenever I create a new user, and automatically available on her/his desktop a directory called "project"?. Is there something related to C:\Users\Default??
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Updating full IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 [on hold]

The title basically explains it all, but before I go into details - A preamble: I understand how IIS 7.5 is installed and from where. I understand that (certain flavors of) Win 7 ships with IIS ...
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ADUC Exchange tabs - Windows 7 & Exchange 2003

I have the admin tools install on a Win 7 64 bit machine but would like to see the Exchange tabs in ADUC. Googling shows this is a popular request and the most common solution (and the only one which ...
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Windows 7 delete fingerprint from profile

I'm facing the following situation: I have a computer, joined to an AD with roaming profiles and with fingerprint logon enabled. A problem with a user profile had me delete the said profile and ...
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Remote desktops scenario - Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V RDS/VDI or VMware ESXi with Win7 guests?

I wasn't sure whether this question should be asked here or over in Super User... I'd like some guidance for setting up a Remote Desktop scenario for users in a reliable yet cost-effective way. ...
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Running perfmon continuously with periodic reports

I have a question very similar to this one, but I want to continuously run perfmon, during reboots and throughout the day. Further, I'd like to generate a perfmon report every 10 mins or so. The ...
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Issue connecting over RDP when on Windows VPN

I have an issue that just began today and not sure what the cause is (I've been able to successfully connect this way for several years). On my Windows 7 box, I have a VPN set up in Windows. Today I ...
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Is there a GPO to allow standard users to access Resource Monitor

I need to allow standard domain users to be able to access the Resource Monitor on Windows 7 without adding them into the administrators group on any local machines. Is there a domain GPO setting to ...