How-to: Install Microsoft Windows Live software on Windows 64bit Operating Systems

I'm guessing that many of you have attempted to download the latest version of Windows Live Messenger or other Windows Live Software but have been prompted with the following error: " Sorry, Windows Live programs cannot be installed on Windows Server, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, or Windows operating systems earlier than Windows XP Service Pack 2." You're not alone, as I have received the same error when trying to install the latest version on Windows Server 2008 64bit. The folks at Microsoft included support in the installer for all operating systems during the Windows...

How-to: Use Microsoft Windows Server 2008 as a workstation

Windows Server 2008 is the fastest OS I have ever used. It’s truly amazing at how fast it performs every task I throw at it. With this said, below is a guide on how you can customize it to look just like vista. Making it a great looking development machine!!! " 1. Enable Hardware Virtualization My workstation is a x64 machine with hardware virtualization capabilities. This means I can run Hyper-V on my machine. Even if your machine's hardware supports virtualization it is most likely not going to be enabled by default. You have to enable it via your BIOS setup. 2. Install the latest...

Windows Server 2008 is way faster than a Leopard..

Last night my Windows Vista x64 Development box crashed and burned. This all came about after I rebooted my machine after a good days use and was greeted with a BSOD. After googleing the words “wudfrd” which appeared in the BSOD, I found out that the ITunes update I installed earlier in the day was the root of the problem. Thanks Apple for taking the time to modify my system files for me. I decided that instead of formatting with Vista, I would try Release Candidate One of Windows Server 2008 x64 Enterprise. WOW, I can honestly say that I was shocked by how much faster my applications...