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:


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]

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 :-\