Archive: 2008

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Got this error when logging into a machine that I hadn’t touched in months: “the security database on the server does not have a computer account for this workstation trust relationship” Not exactly s

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PDC Wrapup - My fav sessions

PDC was great this year! Here’s a quick list of my favorite sessions of technologies and products that Social Bookmarking will use soon… Stuff we’ll use this year: Velocity ADO.NET Data Services Vi

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Zune 3.0 Download Problem Solution

If you run into issues with the Zune 3.0 download (like I did this morning), you may want to try to download the complete install package. The error I was getting was “Can’t contact Microsoft Update.

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New MSDN & TechNet Search URLs

Along with all the other new features of our recent MSDN & TechNet search release we also created “search” sub-domains for both of the sites. The new URLs are: http://search.msdn.com and http://se

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Live Search Mobile

I installed Live Search Mobile last night. The speech recognition is great. Very fast and accurate. It includes free GPS (at least on the Blackjack II) with step by step driving directions. Check it o

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Backslash key on Blackjack II

The backslash key isn’t on the default key layout on the Blackjack. Just hold down the “sym” button and a list of symbols (special characters) will appear. Jon

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Web Unit Tests Without HttpContext

Phil Haack created a very useful HttpSimulator to assist in unit testing code that accesses the HttpContext.I was up an running in a few minutes. Here’s a sample that worked for me. [TestMethod]public

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RSS Awareness Day - May 1st

May 1st, is the official “RSS Awareness Day”. While we shouldn’t forget all the celebrations (International May Day) and remembrances that take place on the same day, I do think it is a great idea to