Visual Studio 2005 Web Development under Vista

I have had an issue today with Visual Studio 2005 and Vista today, specificly I have been unable to use the built in mini-web server that is used for debugging web projects. When you run a project from within the development environment it starts WebDev.WebServer.exe and then points an instance of Internet Explorer at http://localhost:port/path/to/default.aspx. Now I remember this working well in the past, and indeed if I replace localhost with 127....

July 21, 2008 · 2 min

New Computer

I never got round to getting the money together for the last computer I wanted to build, so I have started again from scratch, the following is intended to run Windows Vista Ultimate in my current Cooler Master 210. 1 x Abit IP-35 Pro 1 x Intel Core 2 Quad-Core Q6600 G0 SLACR 2 x 2GB Corsair Memory TwinX XMS2 PC5400 1 x 520W Corsair HX Series Modular PSU 1 x Optiarc AD-7170A-0S 18x DVD±R 1 x 640MB EVGA 8800GTS Superclocked 1 x 320 Gb Seagate Technology ST3320620AS Barracuda 7200....

August 31, 2007 · 1 min

Vista is the issue

I am currently trying to diagnose several Windows XP SP2 computers with severe network problems, the bottleneck is in the network. Whilst deploying a group policy object the Windows Installer Service crashed due to a network time-out, and this was the resultant response from Error Reporting: So there you go the problem with Windows XP is Windows Vista!

August 29, 2007 · 1 min