Posts Tagged ‘Windows 7’

IIS 7.5: Fix “Application pool […] has been disabled. Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered a failure when it started a worker process to serve the application pool.” (Event ID 5059)

Recently on my Windows 7 developer machine the application pool on my local IIS 7.5 web server stopped working immediately after it was (re)started. In the in the event viewer I found an error (Event ID 5059) that says: “Application pool […] has been disabled. Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered a failure when it […]

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Windows batch file to delete old files and remove empty directories recursively

Here is a Windows batch file that finds and deletes old files under a specific directory. In a second step the script removes folders that became empty after deleting the (old) files. Note that the scripts works recursively, i.e. it searches for old files and empty folders in any subdirectory under the specified path. One […]

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Windows 7: How to edit hosts file

To edit the hosts file on a Windows 7 system just follow the instructions below: Press Windows-Key or click on Windows icon Search for “cmd.exe“ Press Strg+Shift+Return or right click on cmd.exe and select “Run as administrator” Confirm the Windows UAC dialog. Run notepad %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\hostsnotepad %systemroot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts Edit the hosts file and save the changes Close […]

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Windows 7 64bit: ADB (Android Debug Bridge) & Archos 101 internet tablet

Here are short step-by-step instructions how to connect ADB (Android Debug Bridge) with an Archos 101 internet tablet on Windows 7 64bit. IMHO, the instructions should also work on 32bit systems. After you have installed the Android SDK (see http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) follow the instructions below: Download the Archos ADB drivers ftp://support.archos.com/ARCHOS%20it/ADB/adb_winusb_driver.zip Add a new line with […]

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Windows 7: Install service to run Razuna 1.4 automatically

Here is a little Windows 7 howto to install a service that runs Razuna 1.4 automatically: Download the Apache Tomcat binary files (32-bit or 64-bit). Extract the zip file and copy the files bin\tomcat6.exe, bin\tomcat6w.exe, bin\service.bat to [YOUR-RAZUNA-PATH]\bin. Open the Windows command line (with the option “Run as administrator”) and install the service: cd [YOUR-RAZUNA-PATH]\bin […]

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