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Archive for the ‘Windows 7’ Category

WMI Query for all non Windows 7 clients (2012-1-23)

When I was setting up a new policy for Windows 7 we wanted the old policy to apply to all clients that are not Windows 7. To do a WMI filter in Active Directory you can use the following query.

KMS Client Setup Keys (2011-10-11)

  KMS Client Setup Keys By default, the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems use KMS for activation. In volume installations, the setup key is installed by default, which makes the system a KMS client. If you are converting a computer from a KMS host, MAK, or retail edition of Windows to […]

Supported Language Packs and Default Settings (2011-10-11)

  Supported Language Packs and Default Settings Different language packs and language interface packs (LIPs) are available for Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008. The following topics contain reference information for each language pack or language interface pack, numeric identifiers, and default values.

A temporary profile is loaded after you log on to a Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008-based system (2010-7-8)

I have noticed this behavior on Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 to. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947242

HP nc2400 and Windows 7 drivers (2009-11-29)

   When installing Windows 7 x86 on a HP nc2400 I got three drivers that not where installed by the Windows 7 itself. I didn’t find any Windows 7 drivers but the Windows Vista drivers seems to work fine. I used the following.

Show hidden devices in Windows (2009-11-14)

When troubleshooting and installing you some times want to see all devices in the device manager. Do the following to enable that. First create a new system variable with the name “DEVMGR_SHOW_NONPRESENT_DEVICES” and the value of “1”.

Dell Latitude XT2 unknown devices in Windows 7 (2009-10-27)

When installing Windows 7 x64 on a Dell Latitude XT2 Tablet I got the following five not installed or unknown devices.

VMware vSphere client fails on Windows 7 (2009-10-23)

When installing the VMware vSphere client on a Windows 7 computer the client will fail when trying to connect to your vSphere server.  You will get error saying: