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Posts tagged with Windows 7

H.264 support in Chrome and Firefox

H.264 support in Chrome and Firefox

In the middle of January, Google announced they would focus on supporting their own webM video codec, and through this removing the support of H.264. Microsoft Interoperability has released plugins both for Firefox and now also for Chrome, which takes advantage of WMP in Windows 7, when playing H.264 encoded video. The 2 plugins are of course 100% free to download from the following links: WMP extension for Chrome WMP Firefox Plugin ...
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Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Finally Internet Explorer 9 has entered its public beta stage!  In the last half year, Microsoft have released several technical previews but finally we get the entire package. The new browser is much faster than its predecessors and contains several technical improvements, including HTML5 support with H.264! The IE 9 beta can be installed on 32 and 64 bits versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7. You can grab the beta here ...
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Using different credentials for Team Foundation Server

Using different credentials for Team Foundation Server

I have been running with a TFS 2010 server for quite some time now, running on a domain to host all my software projects. However, the problem is that one of my workstations is not hooked up to the Windows domain of several reasons. Since my login on my workstation is not the same as the one on my AD; Visual Studio 2010 keeps promting me for the correct login. This has really been a pain, since I use VS pretty often! However, thanks to Windows 7's 'User Credentials' option, the problem is no ...
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The xbox 360 and H.264+MKV

The xbox 360 and H.264+MKV

With the ‘new’ Microsoft Media Foundation build into Windows 7, the Xbox now has support for playing media files, wrapped into any container as long as having the needed codecs, written especially for use with this new framework. The newer versions of the Haali Media splitter,adds MKV support for Windows 7, using this particular framework. This enables both Media Center and any Media Center Extender which supports the use of MMF, to play video and audio contained in the Matroska ...
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Windows 7 Enterprise - The first impression!

Windows 7 Enterprise - The first impression!

Windows 7 is by far the best Windows operating system ever made! Windows 7 Enterprise edition installed on my Lenovo laptop in just 15 minutes, from boot to desktop! The laptop has the following hardware: Core 2 Duo T7300 2ghz 4gb DDR 2 RAM 120 gb Western Digital HDD. When Windows boots the first time, it had installed all my drivers except my fingerprint reader, nVidia Geforce 7600 GO Graphics and 3 chipset drivers. All of these drivers were downloaded using Windows update in no time and ...
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Free Copies of Windows 7 to Beta Testers!

Free Copies of Windows 7 to Beta Testers!

Microsoft has made a 180 turn and decided that the participants in the Windows 7 invitation-only Technical Beta Program receives a free copy of Windows 7 Ultimate! Microsoft: Job well done! First you gives us the best operating system ever made to test it, while coaching us on how to use all the advanced features in the weekly ''Feature Focus'', and now we receive free copies! Microsoft sure knows how to treat their testers! :D How to receive this free copy? Log into Microsoft Connect and read ...
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