The build in VS2015 gives the SideBySide error

I have an x86 C++ app that works in VS2013 and I'm upgrading to VS2015. The build and link work fine but when I run I get an error: Unable to start program. This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect. Revi

The WAMP Server V 2.5 icon is orange, unresponsive and no menu

I have Windows 7 32 bit and wanted to work on wordpress to host my own page but to do that I got virtual server WAMP Server V 2.5 and after installing it, icon in taskbar was orange and after right and left clicking, there was no menu. I read many fo

Batch sending output to null does not work

When I run this code if there is no Num.txt it says that it cant find the file. how do i stop it from saying this i have tried >nul but it doesn't seem to be making any difference. @echo off for /f "delims=" %%x in (Num.txt) do set "d=%%

Compare server-side code files and highlight differences

I'm looking for an application or tool which can help us to compare the difference in 2 code files in line or separately. Similar to stackoverflow did when an editing of a post takes place. So that application can help us to highlight the changes as

Windows 7, wxpython, unknown font weight

I'm kind of new at this: My app works great in Linux, where I developed it. I'm trying to port it to win7 before making it an exe (the school psych wants to use it on her computer). One of the functions of the app is to change the font size in respon

Time Windows 7 was started / started

I want to check the operating system's start time. That is, for the last one month, the times when Windows was booted up. Is it possible to find this out?PowerShell and System Event Log are perfectly designed for this task. Note events with id 12 is

Tomcat is not running even though the JAVA_HOME path is correct

When I am trying to run tomcat using startup.bat I get the following error, The JAVA_HOME environment variable is not defined correctly This environment variable is needed to run this program NB: JAVA_HOME should point to a JDK not a JRE But then I t

jdk7 32 bit windows version to download

I am just trying to download JDK 7, 32-bit version for windows 7. The system requirement for the JDK on Oracle says it supports a 32-bit version, but it is not listed on the download page. How can I download the 32-bit version?Go to the download page

Trying to clone a repository in git, get an error

I have two boxes, one is my local machine and the other is my dev server. Right now I'm testing this method of deploying apps using Git I setup my local repository, added the files then committed. I am on Windows 7 & my server is Windows Server 2008.

Pear on windows displaying different version numbers

C:\PHP>pear upgrade pear pear/pear is already installed and is the same as the released version 1.9.3 upgrade failed C:\PHP>pear -V PEAR Version: 1.9.0 PHP Version: 5.2.17 Zend Engine Version: 2.2.0 As you can see pear is confused to what version it

Mercurial does not work after TortoiseHg update

I recently updated TortoiseHg to 2.0.3 (with Mercurial 1.8.2). After updating, Mercurial no longer works via the command line (Windows 7 x64), but does work via the TortoiseHg GUI. Trying to use any Hg commands via the command line results in the err

The Powershell name parameter Get-WebSite is ignored

I want to retrieve information regarding specific IIS 7 website using the PowerShell Get-Website cmdlet. Unfortunately, Get-Website returns information for all websites regardless of the -Name parameter I pass in. It appears that the -Name parameter

Emacs on Windows for C ++ development configuration?

Has anyone set up cygwin and some emacs to work well under a 64-bit Windows 7? I tried downloading cygwin recently, and by default not even dired works reliably, there are odd shell prompt characters, I get a lot of warnings, in one case C-c was read

Draw a video with a text at the top

I am working on an application and I have a problem I just cant seem to find a solution for. The application is written in vc++. What I need to do is display a YUV video feed with text on top of it. Right now it works correctly by drawing the text in

Windows 7, VB6, App Launcher and Pinning to the Taskbar

We have an application that has a "launcher" app that sits there with a pretty UI while the main app loads in the background. Both of these apps are written in VB6 (sigh). In Windows 7, if user's pin the launcher program, we get two different ic

Windows 7 breadcrumbs in jQuery?

I could have swore I have seen this before, but has anyone the Windows 7 breadcrumb feature done in jQuery?Here is an article on jQuery breadcrumbs that are similar to the Vista/Windows 7 style. It's for ASP.NET MVC but includes the javascript that c

Windows 7, a good platform for developers?

I know of a similar question that got closed. But this one is from a developer's point of view. I must say my experience in terms of software development (not including testing) has been more painful on Vista than on XP. I'm wondering if you guys hav