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August, 2009

  • 4th and 5th installations of windows 7 rtm

    today i’m working on my 4th and 5th installation of windows 7 rtm.  one is an upgrade from the windows 7 enterprise release candidate to rtm and the other was a fresh install (both of these were 64 bit installations). i’ve been on rtm bits for a...
  • windows virtual pc release candidate on windows 7 release to manufacturing

    so now that you’ve got windows 7 rtm (release to manufacturing), check out the windows virtual pc release candidate.  it’s available here and includes windows virtual pc and xp mode.  the new xp mode installation has a lot more choices during...
  • 2 gb or not 2 gb – that is the question

    i’m running a couple of my main windows 7 laptops (and a netbook) with only 1 gb of ram and it’s running great, but for a system that 1) allows for additional ram 2) has shared video memory and 3) might run xp mode at some point, 2 gb of ram is really...
  • windows anytime upgrade

    three more installations of windows 7 - i've done a lot of installations of windows home premium and on a couple i might want to eventually run windows 7 professional or ultimate because of windows virtual pc or features included that i may want to test...
  • milwaukee journal sentinel

    earlier this week i meet with a reporter from the milwaukee journal sentinel to discuss windows 7 - check out the preview to stanley a. miller's article here: http://tinyurl.com/n3v7kn .