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Has Microsoft stopped offering the free Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image for IE 6 testing?

For some time now, Microsoft has made available free, stripped-down, time-limited Virtual PC images for testing web apps in older versions of IE. The most recent version is here: ...
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Unknown CSS font-family oddity with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8

I am seeing the following "oddity" with IE7-10 on Windows Vista, 7, 8: When declaring font-family: serif; I am seeing an old bitmapped serif font that I can't identify (see screenshot below) instead ...
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Huge difference in visits/hits between IIS logs and google analytics

I use google analytics to monitor visitors access, and I am very happy with it, easy to use blabla, you name it :) Few days ago I copied IIS logs from website and used free/evaluation commercial log ...
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Why do some user agents have spam urls in them (and why are they always Opera/Presto User-Agents)?

If you go to (say) the last 100 entries (visits) to the botsvsbrowsers.com website (exact link, feel free to take a look: http://www.botsvsbrowsers.com/recent/listings/index.html ), you'd notice that ...
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PHP 5.6.6 loading but not interpreting in Apache2.4 64 bit Windows

I have installed Apache 2.4.12 (Win64) VC11 from Apache Lounge. Typing httpd -M tells me that php5_module is loaded and shared. I have PHP 5.6.6 win32 VC11 Thread Safe installed. The Apache server ...
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Is MochaHost as good as it sounds?

It's time for me to find a new web host, and I'm a bit overwhelmed by the selection. I need a Windows host. One provider that seems to stand out is MochaHost. Here are a few of the things that look ...
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How can I choose between Linux and Windows hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am a relative beginner when it comes to choosing web servers and hosting plans. I'm about to signup for a hosting ...
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Migration from Windows to Linux hosting

I'm looking forward installing a CMS for my sites - most likely Joomla - but apparently Windows hosting doesn't support it. I was wondering what kind of changes I'd have to perform if I changed to ...
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Are there huge differences between Safari versions on Windows and Mac OS?

I have recently engaged in a conversation where were people defending that you should test your websites on Safari for Windows and on Safari for Mac, because they're very different. As a webmaster, ...
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How do I grant security to my site users to be able to upload files in Windows Server 2012

Using Windows Server 2012 and IIS 8, I want my site users to be able to upload pictures and generate eft files and export files etc. All of these tasks require my users to have write permission to ...
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How to 301 redirect an ASP website on Windows GoDaddy server to new domain page by page

Firstly, I have only ever worked on Apache servers, never used a GoDaddy server or used ASP. Wow, I'm really in the dark. When a friend's webmaster died, he asked me to build a new site for him ...
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Publishing Application on Website

I'm a software developer, and I'm trying to publish some open source software on my site. My software is designed for Windows users, so I want to use a single file "setup.exe" or something likewise. ...
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Why are Win7 IE browers running in IE7 mode?

On our site we currently have approx. 50% of our IE7 users running Windows 7. However, Win7 was released with IE8 meaning that something is not right. Based on this, we made the assumption that the ...
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What setting allows a PHP to run for more than 60 seconds under Windows FastCGI?

I have a PHP script which is timing out after 60 seconds. I have changed the following config values but they don't seem to have any affect: max_execution_time default_socket_timeout ...
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What's the difference between desktop and mobile IE

In a company I'm working we are planning to get some devices in order to test our software on it. We are doing web app, so I need to know Is there a big difference between Windows 8 IE, Windows phone ...
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Problems using PHP on a Plesk Windows dedicated server

I'm having a few issues with my dedicated Windows server that has a Plesk panel: 1.) I can't send e-mail via PHP's mail() function, it always returns the following error: SMTP server response: ...
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Tips on hosting a non-web framework based application on a Windows host (i.e. - not IIS, Apache, etc.)?

I've tried to research this question on the web using Google but anything related to hosting almost invariably brings up a ton of pseudo-review/affiliate sites. I need to host a Windows application ...
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Unchecked read permissions for folder to password protect but now get 500(Internal Server Error)

I unchecked the read permissions for a folder I have on a Godaddy Windows shared host that I want password protected and it worked first time but since going back I get 500 (Internal Server) Error. ...
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How do I get Windows Server 2012 to prompt me for credentials when I go to a restricted subfolder of my site?

The "Users" group has read access to my entire website so the public can browse my site. Now, I have created an "admin" subfolder which I do not want the public to have access to. So in the ...
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Rendering of Raleway (Google Web Fonts) in Google Chrome browser

I am using Windows 7 and I have a problem with one of Google Fonts: Raleway. I checked and this font looks very good in Firefox (ver. 34) but in Google Chrome (ver. 39) it looks terrible on my ...
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What is a generalized form creator that runs on .NET / Windows? [closed]

At the institution that I'm at, we've been looking for web applications that enable users to create and deploy their own forms. Similar applications are Wufoo, and google forms. Unfortunately, those ...
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import.php parameter missing?

Whenever I try to delete or update any of my tables in phpMyAdmin I receive the following error: 1.import.php: Missing parameter: import_type. 2.tbl-alter.php missing parameters:field I have ...
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What is the recommended way to handle opening attachments from a webpage?

When creating a website, depending on how a browsers Mime-Types are setup, downloading attachments can have different behaviors. Is there a website that talks about this and suggests a ...
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prevent IIS from executing scripts in a specific directory

I have a php web application that allows file uploads to a specific directory. I would like to prevent the execution of any file that is uploaded into that directory whether it is ASP, PHP, or ...
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Better to get a host with more CPUs or less but more powerful

I'm evaluating some dedicated servers with the aim of possibly moving to them. One thing that is confusing to me is that there's a big price difference between servers with more CPU's compared to one ...
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How can a website survive an untrusted environment?

Let's say I have an internal website that holds pretty important data (well, contest strategies for stuff like FIRST), which I am bound to host on a Windows server with literally no security. I can't ...
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Are there any snippet software app for windows user?

I'm a web designer, and I'm used to collect snippets of code I find in the internet. I found snippely as a great snippet app but it doesn't have export or import features when I'm going to different ...
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Is there any recommended windows web hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My plan is to deploy a web site based on Asp.net + MS SQL server. I am not familiar with the windows web hosting ...
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What Happen To Uploaded files in Windows Azure

I only started to use Windows Azure yesterday so I think this question is a Newbie question. Lets say I use the deployed application that I have for a month, during this period I upload a lots of ...
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How do I access Windows server on a Microsoft Azure Website?

I need to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) on my Microsoft Azure website in order to get an SSL certificate. I'm attempting to follow this tutorial. Step 1.1 says, On your Windows ...
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How does Windows 8 appear on Google Analytics?

I'm trying to figure out how many Windows 8 users are using my website. On Google Analytics, I don't explicitly see the number 8 anywhere in the top 10 Windows operating system versions. I don't ...
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2 domains 1 host package

I have a windows web hosting package. I have 2 different domain names. Can i point my first domain to the the hosting package and then run BlogEngine.NET and then point the second domain to the ...
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.htaccess issue (500 - Internal Server Error) error

I was trying to learn how to edit and make a .htaccess file using a tutorial found at corz.org, I copied an existing .htaccess file from another site on my localhost and pasted the following content ...
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Looking for recommendations for Windows Web hosting companies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've always used Linux web hosting companies such as Dreamhost and Media Temple. I have been asked to host a website ...
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How to redirect a subdomain to the main domain at a different port with IIS

I am trying to set up as following control.domain.com to http://domain.com:8880/ Plesk is running on that port. Infact if I would like any website hosted on the server if accessed with "control.*" ...
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FileZilla server on Windows with IIS and NEW folder / file permissions

I am using FileZilla server on Windows 2008. The service runs under the Local System account at the moment. IIS isn't able to create files (eg for cache) or folders in these FileZilla created folders ...
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Virtual host in Apache Zend

I'd like to ask you if you can tell me why I can't get Vhost in Apache to work my Vhostconf is: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost _default_:80> ServerAdmin ...
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Login Prompts in mod_auth_sspi showing up for aliased sites only

I've been trying to figure this out off and on for a few days now, and I think I just have a fundamental lack of understanding :) I have Apache2 running in a windows environment serving up our ...
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Hosting a website with Windows Azure

I may be completely misunderstanding what Azure is but is it possible for me to host a basic website on Windows Azure? I have a site that I've built in HTML and CSS that I'd like to upload to Azure ...
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Is there anyway way to transfer .psd files from a windows machine to a mac without exposing other files? [closed]

I need to transfer photoshop files back and forth from my computer (mac) to a girls computer (windows) that I'm working with. The only problem with FTP is whoever is it exposes other files on the ...
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font-weight on Windows

I've the following code: p{ font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-weight:100;} It works on Mac OSX on Safari and Firefox, but the font-weight don't work on Windows in any browser. Why? ...
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Does GoDaddy support Microsoft Chart Controls

Does anyone know (or have running) if Chart Controls will work on GoDaddy's Windows Servers. They have ASP.NET 4.0 but is that enough? Thanks!
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Archive of historic Firefox builds for Windows?

For testing web content in Firefox I'm searching for old versions of Firefox Windows installers. Evolt is not up to date with historic Firefox builds. I'm looking for just the main point releases. ...
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Webserver: Use Windows (Dedicated/Host) or should I create a Linux VM? [closed]

I have a powerful Windows 2008 dedicated server with a Linux VM as guest machine. I use the host to run some heavy scripts to process data and I created a VM to separate the data processing from the ...
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Apache 2.4.2 on Windows reveals hidden files in web browser

Even though I have code to block access to hidden files in httpd.conf, the contents of a file such as .htaccess is visible in web browsers. The same effect is present when running the server on ...
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How to create a cloud server based website? [closed]

i have bought a domain from go daddy. i have bought a cloud hosting windows 2008 server from rack space. how do i link my domain to my host server and how do i utilize Dreamweaver/fireworks to create ...
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Impact of search engine optimization with hosting plan

I want to know is there a direct impact on the hosting plan. Why i am saying is, most linux hosting plan gives us modules for search engine optimization but not in windows plans. I have couple of ...
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How can I hide my domain name or ip from users

I'm developing a windows application in C# along with an accompanying asp.net website. Both are hosted on a web server. I wish to disguise my server ip address and/or domain name so they are not ...
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How do I increase the upload size in IIS?

I can't upload more than 2 MB. I read that IIS' max. upload size is 4 (actually 4,2) GB and ASP.NET's is 2 GB. I really can't think of an alternative. I could change the max. upload size in PHP but ...
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Any negative consequences of linking from a wordpress site to another site that uses ASP pages

A client of mine had a blog that utilized ASP pages for some content. Recently they moved their site to a Linux-based server and installed Wordpress. They did not want to have all the ASP pages ...