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Do you care that SQL Server Denali cannot be installed on Windows XP?

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:…

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Windows 7 SP1 RTM available for MSDN and TechNet customers

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…

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How To Enable GodMode On Windows 7

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…

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Windows 7 Launch In New York City

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 […]

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Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Released To Manufacturing

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 […]

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How to Install Internet Information Services (IIS) On Windows 7

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…

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How to mount ISO images on Vista or Windows 7

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 […]

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Visual Studio 2010 Screenshots

Visual Studio 2010 has been made available to MSDN subscribers yesterday. I downloaded Visual Studio 2010 today and installed it on Windows 7 RC. I took some images so that you can see what it looks like

Here is what the setup screen looks like, noth…

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Banish IE6? Not As Easy As You Think

You have all seen sites that popup messages telling you that your IE6 browser is insecure and that you should upgrade to IE7/8, FireFox or Chrome. The reason for this is of course that IE6 is a terrible browser to develop against; nobody wants to spend half their time putting in CSS hacks so that […]

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Key Feature list For All the Different Windows 7 Versions

Microsoft has announced that this will be the only beta version of windows 7. They have also announced the different SKUs. Here are the key features for all the different windows 7 versions. Microsoft has created a SKU line-up where each SKU is a superset of the previous SKU. This means that each higher edition […]

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