Jan 212009
 

Starting Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7, to prevent address scans of IPv6 addresses based on the known company IDs of network adapter manufacturers, Windows by default generate random interface IDs for non-temporary autoconfigured IPv6 addresses, including public and link-local addresses. A public IPv6 address is a global address that is registered in DNS and is typically used by server applications for incoming connections, such as a Web server.

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Jan 212009
 

The Microsoft Loopback adapter is a testing tool for a virtual network environment where network access is not available. You can bind network clients, protocols, and other network configuration items to the Loopback adapter, and you can install the network adapter driver or network adapter later while retaining the network configuration information. You can also install the Loopback adapter during the unattended installation process.

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Jan 212009
 

When trying to access a network share on a Mac OS X network share supporting Windows Sharing Service from a Windows 7 PC you may be thrown with errors like

Network path not found error (0×80070035)

or go in cycles prompting for logon passwords.

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Jan 202009
 

If you have a Network drive mapped onto your Windows 7 system, it may prompt you enter the password everytime the system is rebooted even if the “Save Password” is selected.

This is a known problem from previous versions of Windows (seen in Windows XP as well)

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Jan 132009
 

Windows 7 Beta looks to be a promising version of Microsoft Operating System on the first look. Although, lot of changes are cosmetic there seems to be significant improvement on the performance front. Sounds like Microsoft has removed a lot of those blotting components of the system.

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