Making Windows Server 2008 R2 Look And Feel Like Windows 7

Amazon EC2 supports creating Windows Server instances in the cloud; however, it does not currently support creating instances of the desktop versions of Windows, such as Windows 7.  Although using a server edition is acceptable for most uses of EC2, a desktop version of Windows may be preferable if end users will be interacting with […]

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Increasing the Amount of Memory Available to a 32-bit Windows Application

Despite the fact that I am running a 64-bit version of Windows 7, I sometimes need to run 32-bit applications.  By default these applications are only able to use 2 GB of memory, regardless of the amount of available memory on the system (see:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa366778(v=vs.85).aspx#memory_limits).  However, I sometimes need these 32-bit applications to be able […]

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