Microsoft is Too Smart to Name Their Products

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.

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No Internet Access After Upgrading to Windows 10

(This blog copied from GoGoToTo.com with allowing )

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;

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Update Windows 10 Insider Preview to Windows 10 RTM

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.

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Try Visual Studio 2015 CTP in Windows 10 tech preview

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:

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Microsoft Stopped Windows 7 Mainstream Supporting

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

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Can not install .NET Framework 2.0 on Windows 8 ?

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 !

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