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  • Top security issues with Windows 7

    What are some of the security issues people have run into with Windows 7? Do you have any advice for prevention or preparation when migrating?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Recover Windows 7 forgotten password

    I have only one administrator account for Windows 7 computer, but one day ago I change its password and couldn’t remember it now. How can I recover Windows 7 password?

    fengguangyu5 pointsBadges:
  • Encrypting traffic and data

    Can we encrypt the traffic and data from HR's computer to the CEO and nothing else on the network? We are running Windows 7 on the desktop.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Unable to boot Windows 7 after moving the HD from one PC to another

    Hi, I had a HD which was working properly. Since the employee using this was shifted to a different branch, he brought the HD with him. Wen trying to load the Hard disk , its not booting up !!! -> it just shows "starting windows" and while forming the logo , it crashes. tried safe mode,LKGC,and...

    Jibin405 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 Duplicate profiles

    We are experiencing a high number of Laptops that keep creating a 2nd user profile for users. This is happening on Windows 7 new builds and we cannot figure out why. Anyone know why this may be occuring?

    EastCoastGuy245 pointsBadges:
  • Strange entry in the contextual menu

    Whenever I right-click a drive or the recycle bin I see this strange entry: I cannot find an entry for it in Shellex\\contextmenuhandlers in the registry. It seems harmless enough, all it does in open the My Documents folder.   Thank you.  ------------------ System Information...

    Techy1984225 pointsBadges:
  • What security token is used when using UNC path remotely under domain admin context?

    I came across what I deemed a strange behavior while trying to automate a file copy on Windows 7. Perhaps someone could shed some light. Environment: Windows 2008 domain with Windows 7 clients. Scenario and facts: Goal is to copy/replace a single file in the Default profile. Because of newly...

    RDTOO5 pointsBadges:
  • Using bluetooth to log into Windows 7 machines

    If users have bluetooth on their mobile devices and on their laptops, can we use their mobile devices to securely log them in to their laptops running Windows 7?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Loading applications into a Windows 7 installation bundle

    Is it possible to load applications into a Windows 7 installation like slipstreaming updates but applications? I would love to bundle my antivirus solution and malwarebytes into every install. Is this possible? How can I achieve this easily?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • Restrictions on a kiosk that has internet access on our Active Directory network

    What restrictions should we put on a user at an internet kiosk on our Active Directory network? The user auto logs on. Should this be guest? Windows 7 enterprise.

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Open IT Forum: Windows 7 Security – Differences? Shortcomings?

    What are some of the additions or improvements with Windows 7 that you've been enjoying or looking forward to? Are there improvements you'd still like to see, or feel are lacking? Share your Windows 7 security insight and opinion, and we'll share 50 knowledge points!

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Preventing Windows mobile device center from working on Windows 7 laptops

    Can we prevent the Windows mobile device center from working on Windows 7 laptops?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Copy file to startup folder in windows 7

    I would like to use a script to copy a .vbs file to a users startup folder in Windows 7. The user has admin rights but I continue to get "access denied" errors. Any help with this one? I can copy it manually, with no problems Here is my script dim FSO Set FSO...

    swinehart68031,050 pointsBadges:
  • Disabling automatic sharing of the root of the C drive in Windows 7

    Is it possible to disable the automatic sharing of the root of the C drive on all Windows 7 desktops? This is a huge security risk in my book. Suggestions if not? Reasons for not? How can I disable it?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • What is wanancsp.dat ?

    I am seeing a file named wanancsp.dat located at: C:UsersPublicDocumentswanancsp.dat This is on a Lenovo Thinkpad X201T running Windows 7 Ultimate x64.  I have done several general searches and have not come up with this file anywhere. Does anyone know what it is and what it's used for?

    Threeonetwo55 pointsBadges:
  • Blocking remote connections to other computer from our network

    How can we block users from any remote connections to other computers from our office or laptops? We want to block logmein, remote desktop etc for our windows 7 machines.

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Windows 7 antivirus to prevent access

    Can the Windows 7 antivirus integrate into the system to block internet or network access upon detecting a virus or threat that could not be contained?

    Troubleshooter24755 pointsBadges:
  • Outlook 2007 reopen errors in Windows 7

    Our office purchased a new computer with Windows 7 and Office 2007. When the system is started up Outlook can send/receive emails without issue. However, if Outlook is closed it cannot be reopened unless the system is rebooted. Upon rebooting a message comes up saying that Outlook was not shutdown...

    MakeItSimple35 pointsBadges:
  • My Windows 7 machine is infected. How do I track down IPs?

    My Windows 7 machine is infected. How can I tell what IPs my machine is connected to and what it is transmitting or has transmitted? Do I need to change all of my passwords and credit card numbers?

    ITKE350,935 pointsBadges:
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