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Entries for the ‘Windows 7’ Category

Deleting Microsoft SQL Server 2000 from Windows 7 Sync Center

If you have to install Microsoft SQL Server 2000 on Windows 7 you’ll find that Windows Sync Center automatically starts at Windows startup. Opening Sync Center will show that Microsoft SQL Server 2000 has been automatically added and cannot be deleted. To remove this sync partnership you need to edit the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SyncMgr\Handlers Find […]

Accessing localhost on Vista/Windows 7

After installing WAMP on Windows Vista we came across a problem where we cannot access the default website using http://localhost – The name just doesn’t seem to resolve. For some reason in Vista and Windows 7 localhost doesn’t work out of the box. To get it working you have to add this line to the […]