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Vista

Friday, 06 October 2006 15:08
Innovate on Windows Vista

Windows Vista restricts GNU GCC apps to 32 MB

Update: May 30, 2007
Installed Vista ultimate today. I'll update you on my progress and thoughts.
Vista Virtualization Goes Back to the Future

Vista now includes the ability to shrink partitions! This is wonderful.
Windows Vista Tips & Tricks: Resize Partitions

It is funny, but I almost danced a dance when I thought about being able to use symlinks in Vista! heh. I always hated that about winXP. I love my symlinks.
Symbolic link in Windows Vista
MSDN Docs - Symbolic Links


Vista run as admin

Vista runs you non-admin by default. Which is nice. But you can't run Vista and be in non-admin mode. For some reasons I have yet to find out....seems silly.
The best tools out there I've found come from the following powertoy. Installing it will give you all sorts of neat tools. The best being elevate, which lets you run your scripts as admin. Useful.
Security: New Elevation PowerToys for Windows Vista
Running Non Admin
An Overview of UAC in Windows Vista
Forget about the WGA! 20+ Windows Vista Features and Services Harvest User Data for Microsoft
Finding the User Settings in Vista


Hosts file location in vista and win2008 server
The hosts file is located in %SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\ on Vista
Hosts file - Wikipedia - gives more info on hosts file.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2009 21:14