Showing 5 results for the tag: Windows 7.

.NET Framework Setup Verification Tool

I was running down an issue with building a 32-bit application in Visual Studio 2008 on a 64-bit version of Windows 7 and a number of articles online suggested that .NET Framework v2.0 should be reinstalled. Most of these were talking about Windows Vista, but I thought I would run this down. Aaron Stebner has […]

mysql_connect to localhost on Windows 7 and Windows Vista times out

I’ve been developing PHP websites against mysql on Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and finally decided I needed to start doing my testing and debugging on a client machine instead.  My development machine runs Windows 7 so it is running the same version of IIS as my Windows Server 2008 R2 machine. […]

Including FLV files in Windows Media Player 12 Video Library

My son has downloaded a variety of instructional FLV (Flash video) files that he wants to have available in Windows Media Player.  Since we just installed Windows 7, he was having trouble figuring out how to make it work.  He’d already installed the correct codec (ffdshow) so he was able to play the videos, but […]

Windows 7 120-Day Trial

In previous versions of Windows (e.g. Windows Vista and Windows XP), you were required to enter a valid product key before getting too far into the installation.  With Windows 7, Microsoft has changed to a trial-friendly approach.  You can choose not to enter a product key until later and then you’ll be able to use […]

7stacks – A Terrific Stacks Feature Similar to Mac OS X

I installed Windows 7 on my laptop a couple weeks ago and have been really enjoying it.  I had Vista installed before and had very few problems, but Windows 7 is a nice improvement. One of the bright features of Windows 7 is the new taskbar, also known as the Superbar.  A nice add-on to […]