Category Archives: Windows 7

Visual Studio 2010

Having an MSDN subscription I’ve been lucky enough to get Visual Studio 2010 a couple of days early. I’ve installed it happily on my Vista installation (main dev box) and it runs faster (IMHO) than VS2008 does, so I’m dead … Continue reading

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Live Messenger and Windows 7

I installed Live Writer today so i didn’t need to be online to blog, especially now that I’m writing the WF 4.0 stuff and could well be commuting again soon. As part of the Live Writer you get a whole … Continue reading

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Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2008

I’ve now been using Windows 7 Beta since release to MSDN subscribers, and am pretty chuffed with it. The new Taskbar is a joy to use, and the whole thing is very stable 🙂 I’ve only one niggle with it … Continue reading

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Windows 7 a month and a half in

var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));I’ve now been playing with Windows 7 on my Dev laptop for the last month and a half and can’t complain. I was initially a … Continue reading

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Windows 7, Skype and McAfee

var gaJsHost = ((“https:” == document.location.protocol) ? “https://ssl.” : “http://www.”);document.write(unescape(“%3Cscript src=’” + gaJsHost + “’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”));Today I tried reinstalling McAfee anti virus to be told that Windows 7 isn’t supported by it, that was a quick and easy trial. Additonally … Continue reading

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Windows 7 and Windows Update

So I’ve been trying to figure out why Windows Update refuses to work on my Laptop, which was the cause of the whole VHD mouting issue. So first off, why can’t it connect to the internet? What else was effected … Continue reading

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Windows 7 and the VHD mounting bug

As previously posted, I’ve upgraded my Dev laptop to run Windows 7 M3. The main reason for this was that I wanted to be able to mount Virtual Hard Disks as actual drives. But after the upgrade from Vista I … Continue reading

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