I ran into an interesting problem at a site a few weeks back. A user had a laptop with Vista and Office 2007. Here were the symptoms: 1. When the user double-clicked on a Word attachment in Outlook, Word would open but the document wouldn’t. After the user closed the Word session, it would immediately… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: January 2009
Modifying the User Account Options in Windows 7 is slightly different than in Windows Vista. The default UAC prompts in Windows 7 are, in my opinion, sufficient for the average user. There are instances when a user would want to disable UAC or a Network Admin would want to disable UAC on all computers via… Read more »
Windows 7 Beta and Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta support booting into the OS via a VHD file attached to Virtual PC/Server or Hyper-V. The first step is to create the virtual hard disk (VHD) of Windows 7 Beta. Right-Click on “Computer” and select “Manage.” From there expand “Storage” and right-click on “Disk Management” and select… Read more »
For those not aware of the MP3 corruption issue in Windows 7 Beta 7000, here is a link. If you have installed the beta, download either the x86 or x64 patch. It isn’t available through Windows Update yet. Further information is available here (KB 961367).
Here is a quick list of applications that I have installed on Windows 7 Beta 7000 x64 that work: Notepad++ 5.1.3 WinRAR 3.80 VLC 0.9.8a Opera 9.63 Visual Studio 2008 SQL Server 2005 Printkey 2000 5.10 Office 2007 OpenOffice 3 iTunes Acrobat Reader 9 Adobe Master Collection (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc) CS3 RealVNC Free Edition… Read more »