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Lets go develop on 64 bit!
Over the last few months I have made the move to 64 bit – Windows 7 RTM on my laptop and Windows 2008 standard server with hyper-v on my dev box. I’m also running 64 bit Office 2010 and a number of other 64 bit goodies. But it is in the area of development I’m really having ‘fun’. So first off it was time to setup a 64 bit dev image: Windows Server 2008 R2 Std (64 bit) SQL Server 2008 (64 bit) Visual Studio 2008 (32 bit only) BizTalk 2009 Developer Edition (64 bit) Windows SharePoint Server 3.0 (64 ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 25, 2009 7:19 PM

Living with Windows 7: Goodies 1
I’ve been living with Windows 7 for sometime – through Beta, RC and now Release (Thanks to MSDN). I have to admit it is a much better option than Vista. Furthermore I’m now running the 64 bit with now driver issues. Now my setup is not your standard run of the mill Dell or HP box..I’m running it on an Everything Apple MacBook Pro 17” laptop under bootcamp and it just works and works well! So Goodies 1: Boot camp 2.1 64 bit, Leopard to run Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit on a MacBook Pro…. Tags: ......

Posted On Thursday, August 20, 2009 6:27 PM

Take an iMac and Windows 7 RTM – and have some fun…Blue screen fun!
I’m one of those people who ‘cross-dresses’ when it comes to computers. I have Apples and I put Windows on them as well as Leopard. Now this is out of design and necessity. I work very much in the Microsoft space but love Everything Apple – both hardware and software. So it is no surprise I have been using Windows 7 for many months. I have only installed it using Bootcamp on my Laptop a Mac Pro 17”. All was well both 32 bit and latterly 64 bit. Come the great day I swiftly upped it to RTM – no problems. ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 12, 2009 1:05 AM

Windows Virtual Hard Disk | Imaging | Windows 7
This command line demonstration explains how to build a bootable Windows 7 VHD image from a Windows 7 "install.wim" file using diskpart.exe and imagex.exe. The demonstration continues with an explanation of how to configure the boot entry using bcdedit.exe and explains the limitations of VHD Boot. See the Windows 7 VHD Overview page for more information about this technology. Windows 7 VHD Boot Demonstration Windows Virtual Hard Disk | Imaging | Windows 7 ......

Posted On Friday, July 24, 2009 3:59 AM

Engineering Windows 7 : Some Changes Since Beta for the RC

Received this link from the Engineering team following on from my blog about RC1!

Engineering Windows 7 : Some Changes Since Beta for the RC

Posted On Saturday, February 28, 2009 9:26 PM

No Beta 2 to Windows 7

Microsoft’s next release of Windows 7 will be the release candidate and not beta 2.

Read more at Windows Engineering Blog.

So best forecast for the release: I still think Q3 or early Q4 this year – remember there will be a PDC this fall as well…

Posted On Monday, February 16, 2009 6:46 PM

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