VolkerW's WebLog

Stuff mostly about Windows Fundamentals Also chirping at: http://twitter.com/volkerw
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    Windows Media Encoder 9 Series for x64

    Looks like I am completely out of the loop currently. Too much work I guess :-) http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/9series/encoder/versions.aspx Windows Media Encoder 9 Series is now also available in an optimized version for x64. Even though...
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    Today is one of the most important days for 64-bit computing for our company and perhaps industry-wide. At 2 major industry events Microsoft Executives outlined our company’s transition to 64-bit. Bill Gates announced the availability of Beta...
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    Sinking the ship

    In the past I've already made some comments on this blog about Itanium and quotes magazine articles about the importance of Itanium for Microsoft and Windows (and Intel). Recently we see more and more stuff like this : "Itanium sinks again in supercomputers...
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    Sony Handycam

    Some time ago I bought a Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 . I've always used it with my 32-bit laptop and desktop to transfer video files or even record into a file. Today for the first time I tried to connect it to the Ferrari 4000 running XP Professional x64...
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    VMware's Player (2)

    It is getting better and better. I just booted into the 32-bit XP, installed the VMware Player and pointed it to the 32-bit Windows VM I used in 64-bit Windows ... and it works, of course. But will it also run my 64-bit VM inside a 32-bit host? Point...
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    VMware's Player

    A great tool. I just installed a 64-bit Windows OS inside the player and it works. As you can see from the screenshot , the Ferrari 4000 runs Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and is the host. 2 instances of VMware Player run 2 VMs, one is 32-bit, the...
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