Windows 7

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Application Data, Local Settings

Windows XP Windows 7 Generic
Documents and Settings\user\Application Data Users\user\AppData\Roaming  %appdata%
Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings Users\user\AppData\Local  %localappdata%

Disable Login Chooser

By default, the login window shows icons of users available for login. To disable this and get back a username/password prompt, a registry setting[1] has to be modified:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
dontdisplaylastusername=1

The setting can also be modified via the Security Policy Editor:

  1. Start secpol.msc
  2. Local Policies → Security Options → Interactive logon → Do not display last user name → Enabled

After a reboot, the login chooser should be gone.

Concurrent Remote Desktop Sessions

Just as for Windows XP[2][3], there's a Terminal Server patch for Windows 7 out there[4]:

SHA-1  5335b0798967f85467aa74350518bcfb74994c92  Readme.EN.txt
SHA-1  11caa8080350d254ca41f027064b84b89ad797d0  Readme.txt
SHA-1  37c0d892b38bbf9d8c6a8d35db5b32555cb758c8  UniversalTermsrvPatch-x64.exe
SHA-1  238da5b983806858a36a0d4b1c8736a328a99a8f  UniversalTermsrvPatch-x86.exe
SHA-1  48358a1887ee8594f776c6250995f7d6bdcb5c76  vista.reg
SHA-1  7bb5c753eda43f7ee863df1b99907622050847bf  xp.reg

The executables will try to do this automatically:

  1. Backup \Windows\System32\Termsrv.dll
  2. Run UniversalTermsrvPatch-x64.exe resp. UniversalTermsrvPatch-x86.exe as administrator
  3. Reboot

To revert, one can restore the backup Termsrv.dll and undo the changes done with the registry files.

$ cat vista.reg 
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server]
"fDenyTSConnections"=dword:00000000
"fSingleSessionPerUser"=dword:00000000

Word 2010

Probably not a Windows 7 issue, but after installing MS Word 2010 on Windows 7, this happened:[5][6]

There is insufficient memory or disk space. Word cannot display the requested font.

A reboot fixed the issue, of course :-\

Links

References

  1. How to Make Windows 7 Require a User Name and Password in Log On Screen
  2. Terminal Server Patch
  3. Terminal Server Patch
  4. How to Enable Concurrent Remote Desktop Sessions in Windows
  5. There is insufficient memory or disk space. Word cannot display the requested font
  6. There is insufficient memory or disk space. Word cannot display the requested font.