ColdFusion MX 6.1 with Apache 2.2 on Windows

Apache 2.2 was released to a mixed fanfare. While everyone was pleased at the improvements most had to rest on their laurels while their web programming technology of choice was updated accordingly. At the time of writing, PHP 5.1 and 4.4 have an unofficial connector available (unless you want to run the unreleased 5.2 code), Ruby on Rails has several ways of working with it, and many others have received updates. Adobe's ColdFusion MX 7 was given an update which provides compatibility, but the company decided against including (the older though still officially supported) 6.1, so officially users of 6.1, my current employer included, are up the proverbial creek without an equally proverbial paddle. Or so we thought.


Free Kaspersky anti-virus thanks to AOL!

AOL seem to have signed a deal with Kaspersky, who make probably the best virus scanning software for Windows, to offer their basic anti-virus software for free. The best part of this is that you don't have to be an AOL customer to avail of the offer, so get thee hence:


Networking multiple Windows the easy way

I've lost count of the number of times that people have asked me to help get their small network of two or three Windows XP computers talking to each other, and I've never spent the time to work out what the magic combination is.  Recently I came across a program called Network Magic that takes all of the effort out of it.  If you're having problems getting your PCs to talk, give it a try.



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