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Disable IPv6

. Click Start, type regedit in the Start Search box, and then click regedit.exe in the Programs list. 2. In the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue. 3. In Registry Editor, locate and then click the following registry subkey: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Tcpip6\Parameters \ 4. Double-click DisabledComponents to modify the DisabledComponents entry. Note If the DisabledComponents entry is unavailable, you must create it. To do this, follow these steps: a.        In the Edit menu, point to New, […]

Windows 7 | My Documents Redirection to a Netware Home Directory Updated

My Documents Redirection to a Netware Home Directory   There seems to be a bug if you redirected the “My Documents” to the Drive Letter of the Netware Home Directory.   Bug 1:    In Windows Explorer,  the home directory does not display correctly, example:  abn now shows up as “Documents” or “My Documents” Bug 2:    Windows 7 thinks it’s the owner of the directory and can give random “Access Denied: You do not have permissions […]

Windows 7 PC are randomly losing icons.

Windows 7 PC are randomly losing icons. Anyone seen Windows 7 eat icons from desktop? Not in recycle bin? Disappeared Icons don’t show up in c:\users\User-Name\desktop\ folder either. I tried re-creating the C:\Users\User-Name\AppData\Local\IconCache.db didn’t help Also Tried: Icons on Desktop Hidden To solve the hidden icon problem in Windows 7: 1. Right click on the desktop 2. Select View, and ensure that Show desktop icons is ticked. If it is not, select it. Icons on […]

Windows 7 & Wireless

In Win7, the SSID is case-sensitive.   If you create a wireless connection in the wrong case, Windows 7 will ignore it and use default settings to try and connect to the AP.   On Cisco AP’s controlled by ABG’s freeradius this is a real problem.  

Windows 7 & Netware 5.1 problems coping files

This is a known problem that occurs only between Netware 5.1 and Win 7; there are other posts in this Forum about it. AFAIK, these “Copy problems” happen only with IR4 version of Client2. You can workaround it now by using Client2 IR 3 instead of IR 4; pay attention to the fact that you could then experience other problems, in particular when you write/update files on server, so check the integrity of data on […]

To Make a Symbolic Link in Windows 7

MKLINK [[/D] | [/H] | [/J]] Link Target /D Creates a directory symbolic link. Default is a file symbolic link. /H Creates a hard link instead of a symbolic link. /J Creates a Directory Junction. Link specifies the new symbolic link name. Target specifies the path (relative or absolute) that the new link refers to.

NK2 In Windows 7

Be aware that the default location for .nk2 files has changed in Vista from its location in WinXP. The Vista location is C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook. For Windows XP users the location is C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook.

Windows 7 connecting to a Novell CIFS share

Admin Tools — Local Security — Local Policy — Security find Network Security: Lan Manager Authentication Level — Set value to Send LM & NTLM respones Or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\LSA\ Double click on LmCompatibilityLevel, and set the value to 1.