Contents tagged with Windows

  • Authentication problems in Windows 2008 R2 and loopback IP

    We are migrating part of our infrastructure to Windows Server 2008 R2, and while preparing a DEMO environment we got bitten by this problem. In R2 (and Windows 7) security is a little tigher and NTLM authentication will not work if the endpoint trying to access is using a loopback IP address ( This holds true even if using an alias in the hosts file.

  • Upgraded from RC to Windows 7 RTM and installed Office 2010 Tech preview

     Hi!  I just finished upgrading my Windows 7 RC to the final version, and everything is working as expected. No visible changes in the UI or any other areas, still rock solid and FAST! This is (by far) the best desktop Windows version I had the placer to work with. I know there is no "supported" path for migrating from the RC but with a little trick (found through BING, hint: involves touching a cversion.ini file in the "sources" folder in the installation DVD) I was able to do it.