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Windows 7 and visual web developer express works

Windows 7 and visual web developer express works

In one of my previous post I wrote a bit about the upcoming Windows 7. One of the biggest problems was having a Windows 7 installation up and running, but without visual web developer express (VWD) working it was quite a useless operating system.

The main problem showed up when I opened a ASP.NET web application. Editing the C# source files was no problem at all, but as soon as I opened an .aspx file the whole program freezed.

As a web developer, having a working version of VWD is too important so I switched back to Windows Vista. Sometimes solving problems can be simple; today I decided to reinstall VWD and guess what? Works like a charm! 🙂

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Vista’s successor: Windows 7

Vista’s successor: Windows 7

Today I downloaded the first beta of Windows 7. I was wondering how this new Windows version performed when running under VMWare (Using 1 GB of ram and 20GB HDD). The first problem started when I wanted to download the ISO image of the beta. I am using Firefox for OSX and the according to the Microsoft site I needed to install Silverlight (I guess this is the way they want to push Silverlight into the market). I downloaded Silverlight and installed it on my Mac, restarted the browser and still no Silverlight detected…

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