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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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The black wallpaper problem in windows 7 and a group policy

Introduction

The computers in my domain get a standard (but very well designed) background to look at. I set this via a group policy.

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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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Installing windows 7 on an Acer aspire One 751h

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 […]

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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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Where to write my ini files in Vista and Windows 7

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 […]

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