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Windows 7 is an operating system from Microsoft. Features include multi-touch support, a redesigned Windows Shell with a new taskbar, referred to as the Superbar, a home networking system called HomeGroup, and performance improvements.

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trying to make an exception to a batch file to stop the RDP from running on all TR-2016 which are Virtual machines but my script is failing to miss these out

@echo off


if '%username%' == 'Train01' goto TR-2016-01
if '%username%' == 'Train02' goto TR-2016-02
if '%username%' == 'Train03' goto TR-2016-03
if '%username%' == 'Train04' goto TR-2016-04
if '%username%' == 'Train05' goto TR-2016-05
if '%username%' == 'Train06' goto TR-2016-06
if '%username%' == 'Train07' goto TR-2016-07
if '%username%' == 'Train08' goto TR-2016-08
if '%username%' == 'Train09' goto TR-2016-09
if '%username%' == 'Train10' goto TR-2016-10
if '%username%' == 'Train11' goto TR-2016-11
if '%username%' == 'Train12' goto TR-2016-12
if '%username%' == 'Train13' goto TR-2016-13
if '%username%' == 'Train14' goto TR-2016-14

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Internet Explorer 11 doesn't allow me to download Google Chrome.
 When I attempt to do so - I receive a message that says something about this page or site can not be contacted or found from IE.

However I can download FireFox from Internet Explorer  successfully. And I can even download Google Chrome from FireFox.
Note : This is on a Windows 10 and 7 workstation.

So whats wrong with IE 11 not being able to download Chrome ?  And How can I resolve this problem.
\\ACCOUNTING runs Windows 10 Pro.  \\WORKSTATION runs Windows 7 Pro.  The Windows 10 computer had the 1803 update installed two nights ago.  Since then, \\ACCOUNTING is not accessible for network shares by \\WORKSTATION.  It can be pinged, but any attempt to access shares (i.e. accounting application that worked without error prior to 1803) no longer work.  Attempts to create other network shares for temporary mapping also fail.  I've paused virus protection and have turned off the firewall with no change in accessibility.  As such, \\WORKSTATION can no longer access \\ACCOUNTING to run accounting app or to access any other shares.

Any ideas?


SBS 2005 server was in use and user accounts were created on that Domain Server. There is another server added that is only a file server. The SBS Server died and served no purpose any longer, so I took it off line and every thing else was fine.

After a windows update automatically took place last night, one user is receiving error when trying to log into her PC  " Widows could not connect to the Group Policy Client service" Also, it turns out that the user name and password she was using was that of a former employee.

I found that I could go into the registry and correct the Group Policy problem  ( I think?). The problem is that I'd like to create her a specific account. I'd like to create an account for her, but since the Domains  server is gone, I'm wondering if I can do this so, she still has access to the file server. Can this be done with just a new local account?

Thanks in advance.
Windows 7 cannot access a share on win 10 machine

So i have a Win 10 machine and i have shared out a folder, have turned off Windows firewall, other win10 machines can browse it no problem but win 7 machines cant, i was wondering why?
We are having a problem getting IE Proxy settings to apply to Win 7 boxes.
We configured the GPO per
But when you go into RSOP on the Win 7 box, it's not there. Does this setting not exist on Win 7, if that is the case, what policy can we set on our 2012 DC's that will apply to the win 7 boxes?
I have introduced VLANs into my network but now would like the ability to
"browse" between subnets.  Right now, I can only browse to  the computers
 on each subnet. All computers are currently in a workgroup without a Domain
Controller and would like to keep it that way if possible.  Can I accomplish this
using a samba server or create a WINS server?  My network consists of
Windows 7, WIndows 10 and Windows 2012 R2 Server machines.
Can I change the IP address of a Domain Controller without messing things up?
Windows 2016 Hyper-V Manager, 2 guest VMs (one DC and one Database) and a bunch of Windows 7 Pro PCs (DHCP)
Hi peeps

Is there a way of grabbing the configurations of a Windows 7 machine and then somehow having all of the applications and configurations made to that machine exported into a virtual terminal services server (on 2008R2 or 2012 depending on application compatibility) so that when you log onto that TS server it has the same applications/configs as the Windows 7 machine?

Is the easiest way for me to use something like Acronis to clone the application sections? Or is something like this possible using Vmware products?

I have Vmware Esxi 5.5 running on our infrastructure.

Thanks for helping
Now i want to change KMS Server from 2008R2 to 2012 server,please share the installation Document and Configuration Document.
Now i want to update Keys of 1

Windows 7 Operating system KEYS

Windows server 2008R2

windows server 2012 and 2016

Ms office 2010 profess and 2010 standard

ms office 2013 standard

MS Visio 2010

Windows Sql server
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User has Dell Inspiron 5040 Laptop
Windows 7 Home Premium - SP1

The Devices and Printers panel doesn't show any connected devices.  In addition, other control panels, such as Windows Update, freeze before displaying.

However, I was able to run a printer installer for a Brother Laser, and all the Apps Print - just nothing appears in Devices and Printers.

I ran the latest Cleaner, but there is no change.
I uninstalled MalwareBytes, and tried a system restore to 2 weeks ago, but the restore encountered an error.

Is there anything that can fix the Devices and Printers Control Panel?

Hi Experts,

I have a Win 7 Pro computer that I named Optiplex, with 2 physical hard drives - C: and D:.  D: being my main Data drive.

From this setup, for many years I'm sharing 4 printers, 5 folders from D: and 2 folders from C:.

All of the sudden, I cannot access none of the shares.  When I go to \\Optiplex I see all my shares, but when I double-click on any folder I get an error Windows cannot access \\optiplex\folder - under details The network path was not found. This also happens when I try to navigate from the Optiplex itself. However, I am able to navigate directly through D:\folder\another_folder.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.
Windows7/64-Verizon router.modem :

Been getting regular Event ID 1014 with different DNS servers not repsonding: i.e.;; all timed out after not responding.

This is Apoorva. I use HP 530 laptop and have recently installed original Windows 7 and activated the copy with the original key. I ran Windows update last night and in the morning when I woke up, I noticed that 110 updates have been installed so far and Windows Updates is now stucked at the installation of Update # 111 which is for KB2813430. It is almost 7-8 hrs I guess but it is just not moving ahead. Does anybody knows why and a solution to it?

Please refer the enclosed screen capture.

OS: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (x64)
Device: PC Desktop
Hard Drive(s): Not Full
Antivirus: Avast & Malwarebytes
Software: Office 365 | Office Professional Plus 2016 For 1 PC. Added to account on Friday, June 9, 2017.
Other Devices: Android Tablet, Android Phone.

OneNote won't start on my Win7 PC (installed, desktop version).

Additional Info:
Won't start as Administrator.
Won't start when Antivirus is disabled.

As far as I can recall, I didn't do anything to disrupt this program.
The program runs fine on my mobile devices and in the browser(s) of my PC (Firefox and gChrome).

Attempted to Run OneNote from Start Menu
Error Message: Something went wrong | We couldn't start your program. Please try starting it again. | If it won't start, try repairing Office from 'Programs and Features' in the Control Panel. Link: You can go online to get more help.

Attempted to REPAIR Office
Control Panel > Programs & Features
Error Message: Something went wrong | Sorry, Office ran into a problem because its system service is disabled. | Please ensure the Office system service can run, then try again. | Error Code: 30068-13 (1058)

I would like some help to walk through the steps to fix this problem. Thank you.

Installing Windows 7 and XP on GIGABYTE Z370P D3 Hard drive. Cannot move past the language selection as the keyboard and mouse does not work. Tried both USB and PS2 drives. Enabled Legacy USB Support in BIOS. No luck.

Please advice.

How to suppress Windows 7 Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 help page from opening in new tab.
Citrix XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR CU2, Random Pool VDI
Eighter GPO or Registry or any other way.
Please suggest.
Hi there, we are experiencing lookouts across our network as Lync saves users' password automatically in credential manager (Win 7). When users change their passwords, the lookouts start to happen. We're aiming to develop a script to delete such entries, but the entries can't be deleted. I've been digging about this topic but I haven't come across with any solution. I get an error message saying "CMDKEY: Element not found.", but the certificate is actually stored in credential manager. This is what I'm using:

@echo on
set Filter=LegacyGeneric:
for /f "tokens=1*" %%a in ('cmdkey.exe /list ^| find /i "%Filter%"') do (
      echo Removing credentials for target '%%~b'
      cmdkey.exe /delete:'%%~b'

This is the entry I have in credential manager: Target: LegacyGeneric:target=Microsoft_OC1:uri=user@domain:certificate:OCS:1

I really appreciate your help. Thanks.
Windows 7 Laptop connects to one wifi network, but not another.  

I have enabled/disabled nic,  uninstalled/reinstalled nic, flush dns, winsock reset, ipconfig release/renew.  Reboot etc.   Adapter says connected to internet, but I cant resolve any outside websites.  Intranet is ok.  All other laptops connect to both networks fine.

Any further troubleshooting ideas?
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Hi guys

I did a P2V of a Windows 7 64-bit machine with the Vmware converter. However, I would like to now run this on our Esxi servers.

I am running Vmware 5.5.  I have tried adding the .vmx file to the inventory and that showed it as 'invalid'. So I created a new VM and removed the original disk and added a new existing disk and proceeded for it to see the location of the .VMDK file. When I powered it up, I got an error about the scsi drive I believe. I deleted the VM like an idiot and so I forgot the actual error.

Is there a way you would recommend for this to work?

Thanks for helping
I ran into a very unusual problem this week.  A client called to note that their network / Internet connections were very slow on one computer.
The server is Windows 2008 R2 and the computer is Windows 7.
On the computer, I tested pinging and ipconfig and the replies from both were VERY slow, 15 to 20 seconds for the reply to come back.
I updated the BIOS and network drivers and Windows 7.  None of this helped.
I logged into the computer as the network Admin and the problem has disappeared!
I am looking for a rational reason for this.  Any helpful hints would be appreciated.
I'd like to be able to log back into this computer as the regular user.  Could this be the result of a bad user profile on the server?  Do I need to create a new users?

I need to setup this kind of environment:
OS: Windows 7 professional 64bit
web server: Apache
database: SQL server 2008 (or even 2012)
lang: PHP 5.6.35

I need to provide PHP connection to SQL server.
I downloaded XAMPP from this url:

I noticed that PHP is compiled without SQL Server support :

(from phpinfo):
 "--without-mssql" "--without-pdo-mssql"

How can I solve my issue?
Thank you very much
I have a customer who is planning on moving all their files from an NTFS Windows Server 2008 R2 based file storage to a cloud based storage system. As part of our standard due-diligence, we discovered a lot of long file paths (over 255 characters).  I remoted into both a Windows 10 and Windows 7 computer to run some tests. I found it very odd that I was able to open, save, manipulate, move, etc. some of the longest paths with no issues whatsoever. On both Windows 7 and 10, I wanted to verify that the paths were actually too long for Windows. I used Explorer's "copy path" feature and noticed that Explorer was presenting me with the 8dot3 or short file path instead of the long path I was expecting (see screenshot). On every other network I have tested this on, I see the entire path, not the shortened path.
8dot3 example
Have a Server running Windows 2016 Standard using AD - single server (Hyper-V Guest not that it should make any difference) and no other ADs for it to talk to.

Customer created a new OU under the main 'Users' OU and moved a handful of users to the new OU.  Since doing that, the users (who are at a remote location - but connected via a VPN) are unable to login to their computers.

Once the user is moved back to the 'Users' OU, then they can log back in again!  User PC is either Windows 7 or 10, but not 100% sure which as customer quote vague and should all be patched within an inch of their lives!

Anyone seen this problem before and know what's causing it and how to prevent it from happening?  Have searched but not found anything that I would call relevant.

Thanks in advance
Random screen blanking accompanied by freeze in Windows 10

My client has a Windows 10 Pro computer with three monitors attached to two GT 730s.  He experiences his computer randomly freezing, and I'm out of possible reasons this is happening.  We tried updating the BIOS, uninstalling the AV, changing the video cards, DVI cables, and even the memory and this continues to randomly happen.  Looking in the Windows Event Viewer shows when the unexpected shutdown occurred (as is the only way to regain control of the PC), but no warnings or errors around it.  The current motherboard is Windows 10 compatible, but this never happened when working in Windows 7.  We did a clean install of Windows 10.

I'm not sure where to go from here.  Can you think of anything else?  I'm attaching the Event Viewer for the comp here.

Windows 7





Windows 7 is an operating system from Microsoft. Features include multi-touch support, a redesigned Windows Shell with a new taskbar, referred to as the Superbar, a home networking system called HomeGroup, and performance improvements.