Hotfix rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

An important hotfix package has been released: An enterprise hotfix rollup is available for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 “This article describes a hotfix rollup for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)-based and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computers. This hotfix rollup contains 90 hotfixes that were released after the release…


Released: Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Just released: Handy if you manage your servers running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003 from a Windows 7 client on which you have put service pack 1. Doug


Windows 7 on Channel 9

I previously mentioned about all the interesting stuff on Channel 9 about Windows 7. One that I watched which I found was particularly interesting was the one about Fault Tolerant Heap. And if you want to go “low level” you can watch this one about the dispatcher lock. Doug


Windows® API Code Pack for Microsoft® .NET Framework

To help .NET developers target Window 7 features we’ve released the Windows® API Code Pack for Microsoft® .NET Framework. Looks like there is a lot of stuff in there! HTH Doug


Further Windows 7 stuff

Still continuing my Windows 7 theme, here are a few more bits and pieces. The first thing is an important tip if you happen to have the beta 1 of Visual Studio 2010 or .NET Framework 4.0 installed on Windows Vista and you are planning on upgrading to Windows 7 (not a clean install). If…


Windows 7 RTMs!

Following on the Windows 7 theme of the last few posts, the big one – Windows 7 has been Released To Manufacturing! This means the coding and testing is done and now the cogs of the manufacturing machine and distribution system start whirring feverishly to get this to customers. Doug


More stuff for Windows 7 developers

The other day when I blogged about pre-ordering Windows 7 and how you could win prizes by writing code that targets it, I linked to some resources of interest to developers targeting Windows 7. Well, today I came across another four useful resources: When will you get Windows 7 RTM? Windows 7 White Papers Windows…


Code for Windows 7 and get a prize!

So last week I blogged about how you could pre-order Windows 7 at a good price. Well this week I found out that you (not me or anyone else at Microsoft) can Code to the Power of Windows 7 and maybe win prizes including cash, a laptop and/or a trip to PDC09. Good luck! Doug


Developers! Windows 7 is coming soon and you can pre-order it now!

Order it today at a great price I don’t usually make myself an advertising mouthpiece but as a canny Scot I cannot pass up telling you about a good deal when I see one. If you are based in the UK you may be interested in the chance to pre-order Windows 7 now at a…


Windows 7 network tracing with NETSH and ETW

Paul Long blogs about an interesting new diagnostic capability in Windows 7 and some enhanced functionality to the network monitor tool.