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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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Say the Samsung M2070 enters a power saving mode and when a print job is sent to it it needs to be first "woken up" by pushing the "Power button or similar". ECO mode seems to be off but not sure. PC is running Windows 7.

How do we get it not to need being "woken up" before printing? A USB cable connects it to the PC. Tx SW
Out of six desktops running Win7 Pro 64bit with PaperPort 14.5 Pro on Windows 7 Pro 64bit and Office 365, one PC has an issue with PaperPort printing PDF documents out of any application, when using the PaperPort Image Printer.

I have un-installed PaperPort and all Nuance components, I downloaded the PaperPort removal suggested in another PaperPort post here on Experts-Exchange, rebooted, re-installed clean PaperPort 14.5 Pro and Patch 1, and no luck. Same issue.

WHile in Word and Excel things are a bit better because the Nuance PDF ribbon works, as well as the "Send to PaperPort" button & shortcut - no issues here, in Outlook the only way to create PDF documents out of emails is to use the Scansoft PDF printer which works, but provides the very cumbersome way of browsing through folders. My client and his staff create a huge number of PDF documents on a daily basis for their customers, and this issue is a drag for this one PC.

I ran out of ideas on what exactly could stop the PaperPort Image Printer to open PaperPort. It keeps accumulating documents in the queue all in error. I looked at the various posts that were written by Joe Winograd, but I couldn't find anything that would help me fix this nagging issue.

Joe, if you are reading this post, I am hoping that you might have a suggestion that might save the day. Any feedback or ideas would be very much appreciated.
Thank you.
Computer is a Windows 10 Pro in a Server 2012 R2 domain. I upgraded this computer a couple of months ago from Windows 7 Pro. After the upgrade, accessing any HTTPS website with either Edge or Chrome yielded SSL certificate errors. This happened with any user profile I tried including teh domain Administrator. Windows 10 was clearly damaged. While the user limped along I researched the error, but was not able to fix it.  Then the problem miraculously resolved my great relief.

Until today!

Accessing any HTTPS website in Chrome results in NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID
Accessing any HTTPS website in Edge results in Error Code: DLG_FLAGS_INVALID_CA

Yes, the computer has the correct date and time. It's Window 10 1809.

This user just JUST logged onto a Window 7 Pro computer...and problem followed him! He can't access any HTTPS websites. Logout and logged back in with the previous user's account, and all is OK!

All users are members of the local Administrator group.

I'm totally stumped and not even sure what to Google!


Hi, I have a user that I just upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10.  She uses remote desktop quite a bit and now it likes to crash on her "stopped working".  I notice her version is version 10.0.18362.1.  I think there is a newer version.

Question, can I download a newer version of mstsc.exe?  And where would I do that?

Thanks all.
should I buy a new machine with windows 10 or continuing use windows 7 pro. I have a network with 33 machines. 11 with Windows 10 and the other with Windows 7 Pro.

Should I buy new machines?
Running Mysql V5.7 on Windows 7 pro  

I am trying to understand the mysqlimport command
I want to load my csv file into tblImportData.  This table is in the dbProfit database

What commands do I put in the mysqlimport string to tell it to import to the table and database mentioned above?  Is this possible to do?

Or must the name of the csv file match the name of the table to which the data is to be imported?
My OS is win 7 enterprise 64 bits which I had for some time.  I am now getting the following showing at the bottom right corner of the screen, though doing nothing, but my Office 365's Outlook has to be loaded more than once, or in safe mode, then quitting then in normal mode.
Windows 7
Build 7601
This copy of windows is not genuine
What does the above message and how to remedy it.  Thank u and regards
We have windows 7 desktop and using 802.1X. The certificate server is an internal MS Ent root CA and it is issuing the computer cert. Everything works fine with Windows 7.
I had a new laptop today with Windows 10. I enabled UEFI secure boot and was not able to connect to the network.
 How do I connect to the 802.1X network with the secure boot?
I would appreciate if you could help me on this.
Hi all, somthing that has be a thorn in my side for quite a time.  In Windows 7 I could allow "show hidden icons" so I could see all that is running without clicking on the arrow.  In Windows 10 I can't figure it out.  

I'm not even sure of what they are called, its the hidden tiny icons down by the clock.

Thanks all.
i have a windows 7 pc that the print spooler keeps stopping

i did this and same results

Print spooler keeps stopping on Windows 7
Step 1) Start > Start Search > services.msc

Step 2) If the spooler is not on, turn it on. If after it is turned on, it turns off automatically, proceed to step 3, if can turn it on go to step 5
Step 3) Start > Start Search > C:WindowsSystem32spoolsv.exe (Right click > Properties)
Step 4) Click on Security Tab > Advanced > Owner. Take ownership of the file and give full permission to the file. Once done, close everything and try to start the service again.
Step 5) Start > Start Search > cmd (Run as Admin)
Step 6) del /Q C:WINDOWSsystem32spoolPRINTERS*.* > Press Enter
Step 7) Once done, try to start the spooler in Services

does anyone know of a fix ?
I have a fairly new HP laptop. I am trying to install Windows 7 Pro on it using a USB DVD drive. I keep getting an error message that no device drivers were found. I have tried two different drives, all 3 USB ports and 3 different DVDs. Would this have anything to do with UEFI settings? What is the solution to this problem?

Thank you.

When updating crystal reports developer 2016 to the latest service pack it is 7  I noticed that there were errors in my installs.
the first machine was a windows 2012 server
the second machine was a windows 7 professional service pack one We installed Crystal with no hiccups or problems last year in August for both.(just unclear why the SPs are giving trouble?
initially both gave me the error of “suppressed reboot”.
Error From Crystal REports Install CR2016 SP7 to Win 7 Pr SP1 machineit was a critical piece of the update so I had to unwind everything I did on both machines.
I went to this link below follow the steps on suppress reboot error went back to both machines, and ran as administrator as the instructions say after having gone to edit the registry keys . 
Registry Keys do not match what Fix in link shows?The windows 2012 server machine worked well and installed after having run as administrator and following these steps :
1.      Click Start > Run. The Run Dialogue box appears.
2.      Type “regedit” in the Open field. Click OK. The Registry Editor appears.
3.      Navigate to \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\
4.      Double click on the PendingFileRenameOperations
5.      Delete the content of this value
6.      Click OK > Yes > OK
7.      Launch the installer and no reboot is required
So this resolves installing any Crystal Reports 2016 update/patch/service pack.
Registry Keys do not match what Fix in link shows?The Windows 7 professional service…
I'm getting the following an error message on my new 2016 Server that has Active Directory Services on it.

The new 2016 Server is off by 2 minutes from the my Windows 7 computer.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

Thanks in advance for all your help in this matter.ServerError.PNG
I created a generic user when the system was installed. I later changed the name of the user from the Control Panel> User Accounts and selected Change account name.
Hi Experts,

I am using the built in backup tool in Windows 7 and I am getting the following error

Any ideas? I tried multiple times.
I have a Windows 7 laptop with Offline folder sync. Their search is not returning results, but the Index Search shows that it is complete with 17,000 plus files.  
We tried the rebuild of the index check the permission and they seem fine.  When we run Troubleshoot Search and Index it returns a permission issue.  

I am scratching my head at this one.
Aside from ensuing users do not have local admin permissions over their windows machines, what other controls/techniques can be used to ensure, as much as possible, that unauthorised software does not end up on company devices (windows 7/10 laptops & desktops). I know what is one way of preventing things, but I want to ensure we have considered all possibilities.
Hi is there a possibility to get the last login details from each VM older than 60 days so that the VM can be decomissiined if not being used based on the usage.

VMware version 6.0, client OS WIN7 and 10

Please suggest
I have a Minix U9-H Android TV box (Running Marshmallow)

The primary application is Kodi within this I've been able to connect via fixed IP address to shares on my Windows 7 PC (A password protected user account has been created to aid this) and play media files etc.

How do I connect to the PC outside Kodi (I note ES File explorer is no longer on the play store, Google searches suggest to use )

I'd also like to access the Minix U9-H file system from the PC I tried putting the IP address into Win Explorer with failed

The PC and Minix U9-H are connected via a wired LAN

My reasons for doing this are MySQL Setting_up_Kodi this needs to be able to copy files between devises
My configuration:  Outlook 2010 on Windows 7 computer.  Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016.

I would like my co-worker to be able to view and read all the emails in my Outlook Inbox folder (and all its sub-folders).

I have a folder called Saved Messages, which has about 50 sub-folders.  I would like my co-worker to be able to view and read them as well.

I have already given her publishing editior permissions to my mailbox.
I have already given her "review" permissions to my Inbox, but she is not able to see the 20 or so sub-folders of Inbox.

Do I have to go 1 by 1 for each sub-folder and grant permissions?  That is very time-consuming.
I am trying to get a broad understanding of software deployment via group policy. Specifically deployment of Microsoft Office to end user devices in an AD environment (Windows 7/10 desktop & laptop computers).

I have tried to structure my query into a number of sub-questions.

1.      I believe a limitation of using group policy for software deployment is the installers must have an msi extension, is this true or a myth? Is the installer for MS-Office in a corporate environment typically an MSI extension, or can it be anything?
2.      Is it common to deploy apps like MS-Office using group policy, or are there other more common tools for the job? If so, what (SCCM)?
3.      Is it common for standard software like MS-Office to be included in the standard build/image for user devices, e.g. if you get a new laptop, it already comes with MS-Office on it – cutting out the need for using group policy to deploy the software?
4.      If its standard for MS-Office to be installed as part of the build process, for what reasons or scenarios would you need to deploy the MS-Office software via group policy?
5.      How would the process work regarding the software installer itself and licence keys, e.g. where in the process would the process pick those files up and deploy to the remote PC?
6.      Where are the installers typically 'stored' when using group policy for software deployment, and what would you refer to the installer repository as?
7.      How does office licencing typically work in a corporate…
I have an older machine running Wind Vista for Biz and wanted to upgrade it to  Windows 7 Pro since I wanted to keep at least one machine back in the dark ages and the rest Win 10 Pro. So I purchased a disk for the machine COA same place I have been buying off of EBAY no problems yet till today. Got this error See image .
Trouble Installing a disk.
What does this mean and what kind of disk would I need to purchase if this particular kind does not like to update even though I have verified without a doubt that this Intel Motherboard will support Win 7 Pro.? This disk was installed on another machine and then updated to Windows 10. I installed incrementally on another machine from Vist for BIz to Win 7 Pro to Win 10 Pro just fine but not now.
Running MySQL 5.7 on Windows 7 Pro.

I have searched Experts Exchange before posting this question. I cannot find a suitable answer.

My question:  
I want to automatically backup my Mysql database using  a command line so it can occur automatically.
I want to add the date and time to the dump file name.  For example:
c:\Program Files\MySql\MySql Server 5.7\bin>mysqldump -u root -ppassword –databases dbname > mysqlbkup13-June2019_02:00.sql

The date should be in dd-mmm-yyyy format.  The time should be in 24 hour format.
I am not a DOS expert so I don’t know how to convince DOS to add the date and time to the output file name.  

Could someone please tell me how to do this?
Running MySQL 5.7 on Windows 7 Pro.
My question:  I want to backup my Mysql database using a command line so the backup can be performed automatically at 02:00 in the morning.  All the examples I see show the password in the backup file:

Example:  c:\Program Files\MySql\MySql Server 5.7\bin>mysqldump -u root -ppassword –databases dbname > mysqlbkup.sql

How would I hide the password or somehow obscure it in the command line?
Or do I have to use a special application to backup the database ?

Our company has a lot of regional offices which some of them are not even directly connected to our LAN but using VPN.  

We are looking for a tool to deploy software, updates from Adobes, Java, Microsoft and so on to all computers.  

The tool we are using requires agent to be on every workstation in order for the machines to be managed.  To ensure the agent to be installed on every workstation is a challenge as we do not know how many computers are connected to our LAN using VPN.  

Is there a Endpoint Management Solution out there which could reach out to specific networks being specified and detects workstation to be managed?  Any agentless solution available?  

Many thanks.

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.