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Jan Schepens Software Developer June 2009 Entries
Beware of spacing in Windows7 hosts file
The hosts file of Windows, by default located in %SystemRoot%\System32\drive... can be a bitch to edit, so it seems. I had an XP machine running just fine with the entries from my hosts file. I then made a Windows7 partition on the same machine, with the same entries in the hosts file. Didn’t work at all. It seemed as if the hosts file was completely ignored. So I did some searches on that and tried a lot of stuff. Even up to checking out the registry entry for the path, and the system variables, ......

Posted On Wednesday, June 17, 2009 5:39 AM

Dude, I found my Fixedsys!
Allright, so my last short post was about the fixedsys font not being available in the RC version of Windows 7. However, it’s there, but it seems to be depending on your language settings. Now, being the proud little Belgian that I am, I have my language set to Belgain period. Not a good thing it seems, when you are a big fan of Fixedsys. But it can be solved :) So basically what you need to do is go to the installed fonts window, you can see the Fixedsys font is already installed, but hidden for ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 16, 2009 8:31 AM

Dude, where’s my fixedsys?

It’s been only a few days now since Windows7 made it to the point of full-time OS on my toys, but as a huge fan of the good old FixedSys font I am shocked.

WHERE is the fixedsys font in windows7? And don’t you dare tell me you threw it out!

Posted On Wednesday, June 10, 2009 2:37 AM

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