Category Archives: Windows 7

Locked hosts file on Windows 7

As a web application developer, you need to make changes to the Windows hosts file from time to time, to resolve IP addresses. This is something I’d done frequently with Windows XP but never tried it on Windows 7 before. … Continue reading

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WCF hosting gotcha: AddressAccessDeniedException

I hit this problem as soon as I tried writing a self-hosting service using HTTP transport. Due to User Account Control (UAC) security in Vista and Windows 7,  if a host application is not running under an elevated account and … Continue reading

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