Questions tagged [windows-7]

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 major editions for both home and professional use.

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Windows 7 Embedded VM in Azure

I have a really weird request. My employer has a product that only runs on Windows 7 embedded machines and now they want to have some test VMs in Azure. Now when I try to RDP into the machine it doesn'...
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“Old” Software slower on Windows 10? [closed]

in our company we still have a "dinosaur" when it comes down to software: Word 95 It is running fine with Windows 10 (64bit), but can't be replaced easily, cause it has been stuffed with ...
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Drive recovery if check disk is not successful

This is a Win7 PC in a CNC machine. Had to reboot and when the PC started got "checking file system to D: The type of file system is NTFS. One of your disks needs to be checked for consistency&...
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Loading a performance DLL of a windows 7 service [closed]

I am trying to do a POC of recently published windows zeroday flaw where a vulnerability has been exposed in windows registry entries. I have created a performance subkey of a service RPCEPTMAPPER ...
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Accessing shared folder in Windows Server 2016 from Windows 7

When I set up a shared folder in the server with access rights given to a special user named teamsharing. I easily created a map drive to that folder in my Windows 10 machine. But I can't do the same ...
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Unable to get NTP server to sync

TLDR: I am getting "Leap 11", which means the server is unsynchronized. How to I fix this? Some background for the problem I am trying to solve. I have a payload that will be on a spacecraft....
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How to compile PHP 5.3 and PHP 5.4 release x64 with Visual Studio 2008 SP1? [closed]

I have successfully compiled Apache x64 then I use PHP 5.3.29 and 5.4.45 release x86 on it and get error that DLL files are not a valid Win32 application. I installed Visual Studio 2008 SP1, Visual C++...
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Smaller chunk size or disabling Zeroing?

On a CentOS 7 server with 4X Samsung 800 SD with hard raid 10 I am using KVM for virtualization. I created a thin LVM storage for VMs and using "lvcreate -l 100%FREE --type thin-pool --thinpool ...
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Unable to connect make remote desktop connection [closed]

Here's the setup: My home machine, running Windows 7 First remote machine, also running Windows 7 Second remote machine, running Windows Server 2012 R2 Both remotes are in local network (and in the ...
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Moved to another computer, lost certificates

I recently bought a new computer which is running Windows 10 Pro. In preparation to the move, I copied all the files from the old one which was running Windows 7 Pro to a backup drive. After a while, ...
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PPTP VPN Error 807 using OpenVPN

Am struggling with the Windows error 807 when connecting to PPTP VPN using OpenVPN to a Windows Server 2012. Am not sure where the problem lies and tried so many things in vain. I should not need to ...
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OpenVPN - Cannot ping server computer from client

I am trying to get my OpenVPN setup working for our remote office. I've installed the OpenVPN community to server and client, created the certificates. Port forwarding rules are also in place, and ...
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Allowing non admin user to run a specific software updater without admin password

I need to allow a non-admin network user to run a specific exe as local administrator on Windows 7. Basically what I need is not to be prompted for admin credentials when I run that specific exe which ...
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Integrated Windows Authentication No Longer Working As Before With Some Windows Clients

Recently a custom application of mine that is hosted on IIS 8.5, Windows Server 2012 R2 that uses Windows Integrated Authentication against Active Directory stopped working properly on some Windows ...
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Using WinSCP to connect Windows Client to Linux server

I am trying to understand how to set up an SFTP connection between Windows 7 PCs (yes, these PCs will be supported through part of next year) to a Linux Server. I think I'm finally getting it - but ...
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iscsi target shows up with multiple partitions - why?

We've been using CentOS 7 for a couple of years now to serve up iSCSI targets to our TigerStore metadata server on our SAN. We've used the same procedure to create the targets, detailed below. I just ...
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How to SSL Certificate file max size for an IE11 Browser?

At my work have a SSL Certificate file for web services. this Certificate file size is over than 44K. But seems like IE11 browser cannot parse or read a >44K SSL Certificate file. So IE11 Browser ...
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Standard (old) FTP from Mac to Windows. “An error occurred”

I have configured a FileZilla FTP Server on my Windows 7 Professional PC and some clients download files with different accounts. Everything works with other Windows clients and even a test with my ...
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remotely destroy all data windows 7 [closed]

we are downsizing our organization and closing several stores. This may sound malicious but actually involves complete remote data destruction for company equipment. My team has been tasked with ...
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Can't enable IIS on windows features - An error has occurred. Not all of the features were successfully changed

I'm having a problem while trying to install "Internet Information Services", I first installed IIS express, then I went to windows features, and tried to enable that so it will install it. The issue ...
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how can i recover mysql 5.5 database?

i am trying to recover mysql database , but no success. the error message i get in the user.err file 190709 12:28:14 [Note] Plugin 'FEDERATED' is disabled. 190709 12:28:14 InnoDB: The InnoDB memory ...
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Schannel event 36888 fatal alert 48 when connecting to wireless network from a Windows 7 laptop

One of our users has a laptop running Windows 7 which cannot connect to our wireless network. When the connection attempt is made we get an error in the System event log, Schannel event 36888, which ...
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I want to connect two network to the Internet at the same time but use second one

Ioperate a small LAN Gaming Center and I connected the computers in a Server/Client mode using ethernet with a switch. Im accessing the internet through a modem connected to a server (logically). ...
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Unattended upgrade from Windows 7 to 10 with Autounattend.xml not working

What I'm trying to achive: I want to be able to just start the setup for Windows 10 on an PC with Windows 7 installed so that after that initial interaction everything automatically works and ...
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Windows 10 share to MS-Dos 6.22 failing after an update from Windows 7

Updated a Windows 7 machine to Windows 10 and can no longer connect to the network share on a dos machine. The MSDOS 6.22 machine is a piece of industrial hardware that uses a mapped network drive ...
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Activating Windows 7 In A Secure Environment

My company has a secure (air gapped) internal network in a secure portion of our facility. The machines in this area process data that is not meant to be exposed to the outside world so there is no ...
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Finding GPO speeds

Our Windows 7 computers are spending 50 seconds on the computer configuration portion of our GPO's each time they boot. (I turned on Verbose info). Is there a benchmark or profiling tool I can use ...
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How does one grant an application exclusive access to the Windows registry?

My company uses a line-of-business application with a peculiar requirement. This software's purpose is to manage data collected by a personnel electrostatic discharge test machine (i.e., poll the ...
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Windows accepts a route to a subset of the LAN. Normal?

My laptop's Ethernet NIC has this IP address : 10.0.100.42/16 I noticed that I can add a route to 10.0.115.1/24 (a subset of the laptop subnet) to an external subnet: route add 10.0.115.1 mask 255....
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MDT Captured Win7 Image Crashes on Boot once Deployed

I am trying to get MDT set up for Windows 7 machines so that my life can be less hellish until we finish getting these machines out the door. MDT Server: Windows 2008 R2 MDT 6.3.8450.1000 WDS 6.1....
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Windows update error code 8000FFFF

We are using WSUS for updates. Last week I pushed out 2019-01 Monthly Security roll up for servers and desktops. Almost 1/3 systems had update failure with the same error code 8000FFFF, "Windows ...
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Determine which Windows Update KB package a specific OS file belongs to?

I have a Windows 7 machine that has the file ucrtbase.dll of Universal C Runtime installed in the version 10.0.10586.1412. However, the latest official MS Update I can find patching this file for ...
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How to stop Windows from auto locking the screen?

I have a laptop, running Windows 7, which stays at home all the time. It's connected to a company. Lately, it started to auto lock after 10 minutes of inactivity. I figured it's a group policy that ...
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Tomcat localhost private ip link is not accessible by another PC in same network

My PC has the IP 192.168.1.185 The URL http://192.168.1.185:8080/projectname is not accessible by another computer in the same network having the IP 192.168.1.135. I have disabled IIS already ...
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GPUpdate Will Not Apply Services Changes

I am getting the following error on my computers when trying to apply group policy settings. This is specific to changes to Services on the local computer: User Policy update has completed ...
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Windows 7 and two BIND9 nameservers

The setup: Two BIND9 nameservers (running on Debian 9.6) Windows 7 workstations as DHCP clients, the two nameservers acquired via DHCPD (option domain-name-servers 10.0.0.1, 10.0.0.2;) Now, at least ...
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Almost All Scheduled Tasks Fail: The system cannot find the file specified. (0x80070002)

In Windows 7 x64 I am attempting to create a scheduled task that runs a PowerShell script, but no matter what I try, it fails with the error: "The system cannot find the file specified." And then I ...
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KB 4480970 and or KB 4480960 breaks SMB2 connections to Windows 7 shares

It's become clear that last night's (Tues Jan 8th 2019) patches to Windows 7 broke SMB2 networking in Lanman Server. One or both of KB 4480970 and KB 4480960 results in any OS that uses SMB2 (such as ...
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Evaluating DISA-STIG for Windows 7 returns only “notchecked”

I've downloaded the DISA_STIG for Windows 7 from https://www.stigviewer.com/stig/windows_7/ (XML version) and tried to evaluate my desktop with OSCAP 1.3.0 for windows, with the command: oscap xccdf ...
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Update Group Policy via Batch Script or Powershell Windows 7

I administer about 300 remote computers (all across the country) that are on Windows 7 Pro (32-bit) and I need to change the Group Policy. This is the first time in 5 years I've had to change the GP. ...
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Assigning more than 26 network drives on Windows 7

It looks like Windows 7 only allows for 26 network drives (A:\ to Z:\, roughly). Is there any way to get more?
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Error when Moving File on Networked Drive

On one computer (windows 7) we get the following error when trying to move a file into a child folder which is contained on a network drive. We have tried Admin of Domain, Making the user admin, ...
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Printers using RUNDLL32 PRINTUI.DLL “Removal”

Hi guys I was able to add the printer remotely using this command PS C:\WINDOWS> RUNDLL32 PRINTUI.DLL,PrintUIEntry /gd /c\\computer name /n\\printerserver\printer name My question is can I ...
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Installing app through GPO

I will need your help... The last day i set up an app to be installed using GPO under computer configuration. The most of our computers are using WIFI to log in to our domain. Some of them, they ...
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How to reset Ubiquiti UniFi Controller admin password?

I need to get into a Ubiquiti UniFi Controller system that was setup by one of my predecessors. The admin password has long since been lost and the company now uses a different Wi-Fi system at the ...
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Last Logon error when Logging in using GPO setting

Trying to get my domain to show the last successful login by users on their Windows 7 machines. I have enabled the following Group Policy Setting: Computer Configuration| Policies | Administrative ...
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make_sock: could not bind to address (IPv6) after network driver update

For some reason on CAT 6E cable I'm capped at 100 megabits (the ISP has a downstream of 400). I updated my network driver. Immediately afterwards when launching Apache I receive the following error (...
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Best way to migrate user print mappings through OS upgrade?

folks. We are preparing to migrate thousands of PCs on our network from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I'm looking for an elegant way to preserve, or else backup and restore, user printer mappings (i.e. to ...
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Odd AD workstation access issue

After working with Windows Server since NT 3.51, this was kind of a first for me. Here's the scenario: After no issues accessing a Windows Server 2012 R2 network share for 2 years, a Win 7 Pro ...
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Offline scan and deploy Microsoft security patches

Is there a tool which can be used to check which security patches are installed on a standalone (non-Internet connected) Windows machine and install any that are missing?

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