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Dan Jones posted a blogpost here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/dtjones/archive/2011/06/10/sql-server-code-name-denali-supported-oses-and-upgrade-paths.aspx showing what OS Denali can be installed on. 1) The current support matrix for OSes is as follows:…
If you are a TechNet or MSDN subscriber then you can download Windows 7 Service Pack 1 or Window Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 today. Below is an image of what is available If you have been patching your Windows 7 machine then you already…
Introduction The computers in my domain get a standard (but very well designed) background to look at. I set this via a group policy.
Did you know that Windows 7 has a GodMode? What GodMode does is enable you to have a place where you can get to all the settings without having to browse around and click through options and folders in control panel. Add a new folder to your desktop…
This post is not a review, you can find detailed reviews all over the internet, this is just about the Windows 7 launch in New York City which I attended today. If you click on the pictures you can get larger sizes.
I am running Windows 7 on all my home machines since it became available from MSDN in August. I think that this is the best operatin...
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have both RTMed!! Build 7600 was declared as RTM
Below is a picture of Steve Ballmer and Steven Sinofsky. Steve Ballmer is holding the gold disk, he must be feeling relieved.
When will you get Windows 7 RTM?
That is the big question isn't it? Developers with MSDN Subscriptions will be able to download Windows 7 RTM in English on August 6th and remaining languages by October 1st.
More answers are here:
This week I bought a new netbook. The Acer Aspire One 751h (what's in a name). It's an amazing little machine, but I guess everything is amazing at my age I can still remember things like the Commodore 64 and the first x86.
Standard, it only comes with 1Gb of RAM but it supports a maximum of 2GB so I o...
If you are upgrading from windows xp to windows 7 there is a change in the way you install Internet Information Services. On windows xp you would install IIS from add/remove windows components. This is different in Windows 7; it is very similar how it i…
Every time you buy a new computer you of course need to install a bunch of software. In my case this would be stuff mostly from MSDN
Visual Studio 2008 + Service pack 1
SQL Server 2008 + Service pack 1
Expression Studio 2
Win XP SP 3 (to run on a virtual machine)
Windows 7 RC (to run on a virtual machine)
Visual Studio 2010 (to run inside the Win 7 virtual machine)
Office 2007 Ultimate
The nice thing about Virtual machines is that you can mount an ISO right inside the machine, this way you don't have to burn a CD or install a ISO...
All my users use Windows XP for now, they have no say in the matter. But me I use Vista 64bits. So I test my application on that. And I have a few VMs to test the windows XP behaviour and try and make them work on both. And sometimes you get to deal with the increased security in ista or Windows 7. For instance you are no longer allowed to write in the Program files folder. So I had to find another place to write my application specific ini file. I know I should have moved it long ago. But now is a good a time as any.
But apparently I can write things to the CommonApplicationData Fold...
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