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Internet Explorer 9 showing as Not Applicable in WSUS for Vista Machines

I imported Windows Internet Explorer 9 into WSUS using the Microsoft Update Catalog web page. I then approved the updates. All the Windows 7 machines installed the update correctly. The Windows Vista ...
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Distributing a cookie to users

This is effectively a repost of my question at StackOverflow, before I settle on a programmatic solution: ...
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Stop PostgreSQL from starting on Windows?

I have a local postgresql database for development purposes that I dont want to start up every time Windows does - how do I stop it from starting!
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Find the PID of a running process in Windows?

I have several copies of a program running. I would like to find the PID for a particular one of these processes. I can identify the window which spawned the process (and there is only one process ...
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Access Denied When Editing MSMQ Messsage Queuing Properties

I'm trying to adjust Message Queuing properties (specifically, message storage limits) via Computer Management on my machine. It fails with the following message: The properties of cannot be set. ...
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How do I get Oracle 11g to install on Vista when it gives an error about the listener port?

I'm trying to do an install of Oracle 11g.R2 taking the defaults, but the installers keeps generating and error message when trying to setup the listener. If I have the installer just install the ...
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mapping server 2008 network drive to vista home premium x64

We have a windows server 2008 box at my work place. I want to map a drive from the server to my laptop. I use windows vista home premium x64. I am connected to my workplace through VPN. i can map ...
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Install Errors for SQL Server 2005 and 2008 on Vista x64

I'm having very strange issues installing either SQL 2008 or 2005 on my local dev machine running Vista Business 64 SP1. It gets to the end of the installation process, then complains about not being ...
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Norton Ghost EBAB03F1: The specified network name is no longer available

After about 15 minutes, a Norton Ghost 14 backup fails with Error EBAB03F1: The specified network name is no longer available. The source computer is a P4 laptop running Windows XP SP3. The target ...
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Remote Desktops on Vista/Win7 x64?

Is the Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 Administration Tools Pack the only way to install the Remote Desktops MMC add-in on Vista/Win7 x64 workstations? Are there any better, low cost alternatives? ...
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Is AMD Turion™ 64 X2 really 64 bit?

I've HP Pavilion Notebook (db6000). It has AMD Turion™ 64 X2. It came pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium. I smoked it and installed Vista again. But in spite of it being touted at 64bit I ...
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Virtual Machine Network Services causes networking problems in Vista Enterprise 64 bit install

I have a Quad-core/8GB Vista Enterprise 64-bit (SP2) installation on which I installed Virtual PC 2007. I have a problem that is opposite of all that I found searching around the Internet--everybody ...
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IIS application pool timeout causes crash in Vista

I'm developing a Web site on my Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit) workstation using IIS 7.0 locally for testing. At random times, I receive an "IIS Worker Process stopped working and was closed" error ...
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Why is AppData\Roaming folder consuming so much disc space on Vista x64?

I have Vista x64 installed on a 75 GB partition. I just noticed it was almost full and started snooping around for the space hog. It turns out it's my AppData\Roaming folder. It's consuming nearly ...
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64 bit Vista drawbacks and problems?

What are common drawbacks, gotchas, and problems of choosing Vista 64-bit versus 32 bit? We recently purchased two laptops and selected Vista 64 bit, but I'm considering downgrading to Vista 32 bit ...
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Increase the refresh rate on my monitor [closed]

I recently purchased a new computer and I am using the Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 as my primary video output. I connected my 23" Full HD WideScreen monitor and when I use the ...
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How to get Windows Mail (Vista) to send mail?

It's throwing a "Socket Error: 10060, Error Number: 0x800CCC0E" error on send attempts. So far my googling and binging reveals that a lot of other people seem to have the problem, but none of the ...
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Why can't I get IIS 7 to successfully install on Windows Vista x64 Edition?

I'm having an issue installing IIS 7 on a machine that has a brand new install of Vista Ultimate x64. I've tried using the Turn Windows Features On or Off feature in the Programs and Features control ...
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Can Oracle TimesTen run on Vista 64 bit?

Can Oracle TimesTen run on Vista 64 bit?
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How can I force the 32-bit version of the remote desktop client to run on 64 bit Vista?

Normally it is quite easy to run the 32 bit version of a windows application from the command line, e.g. run window: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Notepad.exe You can tell that the process is 32-bit by ...
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VMware + Vista 64 = bluescreen?

I'm running a Windows Vista Business x64 laptop and my laptop seems to bluescreen (BSoD) after I install VMware (im using VMware Workstation 6.5). When I have VMware installed it always bluescreens on ...
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How to copy a large file effectively?

I am copying a small number of large files between a Vista x64 SP1 workstation and a Windows 7 RC workstation. Windows says it will take 7 hours to copy 117GB of data from one computer to another over ...
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How do you diagnose a Windows PC that hangs on shutdown?

I have a Vista x64 PC that hangs intermittantly at shutdown (on the blue shutdown screen). Sometimes it shuts down normally; sometimes it sits on the shutdown screen forever. Unfortunately I don't ...