Microsoft made lots of software, and even hardware devices. Also, Microsoft named lots of products which they released. If you are a developer, or if you used Microsoft products, you also know Microsoft keeps changing many product names and canceling many products, especially they cancelled when you just spent time to learn them. but what ever, you know a truth, Microsoft like to give names to their products, and, they always thought the names were great.
We had a Windows Server 2008 R2 P1 system, to be upgraded to Windows Server 2012 R2 which we had it on an installing CD.1: Insert the CD:
I upgraded Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 very early but I forgot to record the process I did. But I had some screen shots so let me post them here.
1: At beginning my system was Windows 8.1 pro, like this:
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Some Windows users got a network issue after upgrading Windows 8.1 or 7 to Windows 10: They could not access to internet. The network icon showed limited connection and a message “No Internet access”;
By now, I found the most cases were:
1: Network driver issue in Windows 10, with ONLY wireless network issue;
2: If you installed Hyper-V or other type Virtual Machines on existed Windows 8.1 pro system, you have more chance to get the No-Internet issue;
I had registered to Windows Insider Program and installed a Windows 10 Preview edition. In July 29, 2015 I thought I could update to Windows 10 RTM from existing Windows 10 preview version but actually I got failed at that day, so I ignored the updating until yesterday.
This time I got updating successfully with normal Windows Update processing. I read information from other internet articles, seems they mentioned a Microsoft account must be used if update Windows 10 preview to Windows 10 RTM, but actually I did not, I only login to my Windows 10 local account and got the updating package downloading and installed successfully.
Microsoft announced new update for ASP.NET 5 and released Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 on Monday. So I think I should try the new features earlier since I get spare time today.
Let me start from Visual Studio 2015 CTP version. I have not tried it yet. Because it is still a preview version, so I decide to install it in Windows 10 tech preview system.
Actually I might not want to try this time if I did not read Scott Gu’s blog:
Microsoft just finished their Windows 10 new status event in today.
The following are the new info which we got from this event:
1: Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 can be free upgraded for the first year after Windows 10 launch.
Yesterday, 2015 January 13, Microsoft stopped the mainstream supporting for Windows 7.
The following Windows 7 products ended mainstream supporting at the same day:
Windows 7 Enterprise
Windows 7 Enterprise N
Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Home Premium N
Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Professional for Embedded Systems
Windows 7 Professional N
Windows 7 Service Pack 1
Windows 7 Starter
Windows 7 Starter N
Windows 7 Ultimate
Windows 7 Ultimate for Embedded Systems
Windows 7 Ultimate N
Windows Automated Installation Kit for Windows 7
When you have a program which needs .NET Framework 2.0, but your Windows system is Windows 8; or, you are a .NET developer, you have old projects were built based on .NET Framework 2.x and you can not convert these projects to newer .NET Framework editions on Windows 8. How can you do ?
Yes, install .NET Framework 2.x.
OK, you searched internet and get .NET Framework 2.x packages, you are ready to install it on Windows 8, but wait, you find nothing happened when you try to install !
Compared with MODBUS protocol, if your device will be on Web, you might better consider use WSD protocol: Web Services on Devices.