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MSMQ from the plumber's mate MSMQ is part of your business' IT plumbing which makes you the plumber and I'm your mate. October 2014 Entries
“Couldn’t update to Windows Technical Preview”
Had a look at my Win10 virtual machine just now and saw the following: Wasn’t quite what I was expecting. The VM was installed with the Windows Technical Preview so I was not sure what previous version of Windows they were going to restore with. I went to Windows Update and all that had was a Definition Update for Windows Defender. Event Viewer next and noticed: and the next day the same again but ending with a slightly different error code: So that makes some sense – I have Build 9841 of Windows ......

Posted On Thursday, October 23, 2014 5:15 PM

Finally migrating off Virtual PC 2007
Now that my home and work desktops are running Windows 8 (or locked down so I can’t install anything), I’m finally moving all my virtual machines from Virtual PC 2007. Losing the drag-and-drop feature was such a deal breaker in the past but now I’ve reached the point where the software just won’t install. As Hyper-V is there in the O/S, I won’t bother experimenting just yet with other managers (such as VMware or Oracle’s VirtualBox) unless there’s something I really can’t work without. Migrating ......

Posted On Friday, October 3, 2014 2:08 PM

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