I was getting this error when deploying to Netduino Plus 2 from VS2013. Unable to communicate with device USB:Netduino It turns out that that particular Netduino had an old firmware version. Use the i
This Intel page tells you to download the FTDI drivers and run as Admin. I appears that you first need to install the “Windows Driver setup 1.0.0” from this page. 1. Install Windows Driver Setup 1.0.0
Solution to "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item" c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\ink\tabtip.exe when trying to edit a PDF file.
Solution to “Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item” c:\program files\common files\microsoft shared\ink\tabtip.exe w
Solution to "We are sorry, but we could not complete that operation" when trying to enable a preview feature in the Azure Management Portal'
UPDATE 3/5/2014. I reported this issue to the Azure team shortly after I posted this blog. The issue has now been resolved. Go Azure! If you click on the “try it now” button on the Preview Services pa
Solution to sluggish Lenovo X1 Carbon running Windows 8.1 while connected to Targus ACP71USZ Docking Station
I recently switched from a ASUS ZenBook Touch to a Lenovo X1 Carbon. All was well until a few days ago when I let the battery completely drain while watching a movie. Since then the X1 Carbon was slug
Solution to: Attach database failed for Server. Unable to open the physical file. Operating system error 5: "5(Access is denied.)". (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 5120)
Easy one, just run SQL Server Management Studio as Administrator.
Solution to: Inheritance security rules violated by type: 'System.Web.Mvc.MvcWebRazorHostFactory'. Derived types must either match the security accessibility of the base type or be less accessible.
Inheritance security rules violated by type: ‘System.Web.Mvc.MvcWebRazorHostFactory’. Derived types must either match the security accessibility of the base type or be less accessible.Search your whol
Solution to: [A]System.Web.WebPages.Razor.Configuration.HostSection cannot be cast to [B]System.Web.WebPages.Razor.Configuration.HostSection. Type A originates from 'System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=18.104.22.168, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' in the context 'Default' at location 'C:\windows\Microsoft.Net\assembly\GAC_MSIL\System.Web.WebPages.Razor\v4.0_22.214.171.124__31bf3856ad364e35\System.Web.WebPages.Razor.dll'. Type B originates from 'System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=126.96.36.199, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' in the context 'Default' at location 'C:\Users\jong\AppData\Local\Temp\Temporary ASP.NET Files\root\6f8c444d\f737f6f4\assembly\dl3\dde55404\3dbcbf4e_cab0ce01\System.Web.WebPages.Razor.dll'.
_[A]System.Web.WebPages.Razor.Configuration.HostSection cannot be cast to [B]System.Web.WebPages.Razor.Configuration.HostSection. Type A originates from ‘System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=188.8.131.52, Cu
Solution to Error: [$sce:insecurl] Blocked loading resource from url not allowed by $sceDelegate policy.
Error: [$sce:insecurl] Blocked loading resource from url not allowed by $sceDelegate policy. UPDATE: This error was also appearing in IE11 because of a bug in the user agent detection. That has been f
Solution to: "The conversion of a datetime2 data type to a datetime data type resulted in an out-of-range value" with Entity Framework when calling SaveChanges
Go into your EDMX file, select the field that is causing the error and set StoreGeneratedPattern to Computed. Add the DatabaseGenerated attribute if you are using EF Code First:[DatabaseGenerated(Dat
Solution to: "Origin is not allowed by Access-Control-Allow-Origin." with AngularJS and ngResource ($resource)
I just spent way to much time trying to figure out why I kept getting this error: Origin is not allowed by Access-Control-Allow-Origin. Here’s the code snippet: var resource = $resource('http://
Solution to "Could not find a part of the path 'C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Temp\TestResults\Out\'." when running Unit Tests via ReSharper in Visual Studio 2012
Took me a bit to find the solution to this one, but I eventually found it here. 1. Upgrade to Resharper 7.1.2 2. In VS go to Resharper –> Options –> Unit Testing –> MS Test and Uncheck “Use L
Solution to: "The imported project "C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v11.0\TypeScript\Microsoft.VisualStudio.WJProject.targets" was not found. Confirm that the path in the declaration is correct, and that the file exists on disk."
Just a quick post to let you know that if you get the error below it means that you don’t have the TypeScript plugin installed: The imported project “C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStu
I know, I know, it’s 2013, but I occasionally have to work with VS2008. Unfortunately, when I was using it recently it would hang every other minute or so. I tolerated it a few times, but couldn’t tak
Solution: The Sony QuickTime plug-in was not able to initialize the QuickTime components on your system. It appears that QuickTime for Windows is not properly installed. QuickTime files cannot be read or written without a full installation of the QuickTime version 7.1.6 or greater components, including the authoring components.
I got this error today when I tried to drag a video file that was created with my iPhone 5 to Sony Movie Studio (Vegas). The Sony QuickTime plug-in was not able to initialize the QuickTime component
Solution: A row insert at … could not be propagated to …. This failure can be caused by a constraint violation. Cannot insert explicit value for identity column in table … when IDENTITY_INSERT is set to OFF.
I just got this error when doing Merge Replication on a SQL Server 2005 environment: A row insert at … could not be propagated to …. This failure can be caused by a constraint violation. Cannot inser
Solution to "iTunes was unable to load provider data from Sync Services. Reconnect or try again later"
There are a bunch of solutions out there on the web, but all I had to do to fix this was repair iTunes. Here’s how… Close iTunes Go to “Add / Remove Programs” Right-click on iTunes Select Repair
I use Windows+S ALL THE TIME. Wasn’t working this morning. I clicked around for 5 minutes trying all the different options. The only thing that re-enabled it was opening OneNote and manually selecting
I just deployed a new MVC web app and instead of executing the routes it just listed the contents of the directory like so: There could be many reasons for this, but I figured out the reason it was h