Brien Posey's Windows Blog:

May, 2009

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May 31, 2009  3:45 AM

Windows 7 Wireless Networking

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Lately I have been doing a lot of work with the Windows 7 Release Candidate. One strange issue that I keep running into is that I keep losing my wireless networking connection. I have been using an HP laptop with 4 GB of RAM to evaluate Windows 7. For some reason, my wireless network connection...

May 28, 2009  3:28 PM

Why Does Windows 7 Think it’s Vista?

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For quite a while now we have known that the next Windows release is going to be Windows 7. The interesting thing is though, that Windows 7 will use an internal version number of 6.1. Actually, the version number is going to be longer than that, but we won't know the full version number until...


May 27, 2009  6:28 AM

The Excitement Around Windows 7

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I’m in Redmond right now, and as you would probably expect everybody up here is excited about Windows 7. Although the level of excitement that seems to be present on Microsoft’s campus is about...


May 23, 2009  4:19 PM

Windows 7 Wireless Networking

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I just installed the Windows 7 release candidate for the third time. For some reason this hadn't registered with me until now, but the installer is actually designed to detect any wireless networks that happen to be in range. You can set up wireless networking as a part of the initial installation...


May 23, 2009  1:51 AM

Virtualizing Essential Business Server

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I would like to apologize to everyone for the lack of blog posts lately. I have been hard at work on my latest book, and that has been consuming all my time lately. Thankfully, I wrapped up the book this morning and I hope to return to a more normal blog posting schedule. The book that I just...


May 7, 2009  3:31 AM

Installing EBS with Hyper-V

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For about the last week I have been ripping my hair out trying to install Essential Business Server for a project that I am working on. Every time that I have attempted the installation, I would...


May 6, 2009  3:21 AM

Redirecting the Offline File Cache in Vista

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A while back I had configured my laptop to cache my offline files to a secondary hard drive instead of using up space on my primary drive. When I had performed the initial setup, I wrote an article...


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