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  • Quan To's Visual Studio Extensibility blog

    Installation problems - LoadSetupObjectGuid() :

    I just saw two folks with an issue installing VS or Express because they had Kaspersky AntiVirus installed. The error you see int he setup log is: [11/07/05, 19:11:01] setup.exe: [2] ISetupModule::SetManager() failed in ISetupManager::LoadSetupObjectGuid...
  • AdamU's WebLog

    Greetings from Shanghai

    I was in Shanghai last week to interview candidates for Microsoft, and got a day to do a little sightseeing. Shanghai is a pretty neat city!
  • Bryan's Blog

    Article Describing Windows Update Content Release

    This is a good, running KB article for discovering changes in Windows Update content and what might currently be included in the used by SMS Inventory Tool for Microsoft Updates. It is also a good resource for discovering why a new CAB might...
  • Mikhail Arkhipov (MSFT)'s WebLog

    What's the deal with "</script>" when generating client script from ASP.NET?

    Why I can't use "</script>" in my C# code when constructing client script blocks? Why do I have to split "</script>" string into two chunks like string myScript = "<script language='javascript'> + "</" + "script>"; Like recommended...
  • Jim Galasyn's Learning Curve

    Dude, Where's My 3D?

    While adapting Adam Nathan's cool WPF plugin for WMP , I found that WPF 3D rendering wasn't working on my home machine. Only the 2D WPF elements were rendering. But the plugin did show up correctly on my work machine. Hmm. The two machine configurations...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    New version of TweakMCE is now available

    As some of you have noticed , the TweakMCE tool did not work correctly once we released Update Rollup 2 for Media Center 2005 . I am happy to say that there is now a new version of TweakMCE available that is designed to work with Update Rollup 2. TweakMCE...
  • Rob Caron

    Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1

    See Scott Wiltamuth’s blog for some early information about a planned Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack in the first half of 2006: Servicing plans for VS 2003 and VS 2005 We've seen some questions today in blogs and forums about our servicing plans...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    We want Bill!

    My favorite Seattle morning show has started a new campaign … Get Bill Gates . The deal? They want Bill to be a guest on their show. "The Morning Alternative" has a segment called the Thursday Music Challenge in which local celebrities (think: weathermen...
  • Ian Moulster's blog

    Visual Studio 2005 Express - Free product

    In case you missed it: While there were plenty of announcements at the launch events about benchmarks, discounts, etc, the one that I was happiest to see was that the Express editions of Visual Studio 2005 will be free of charge to download (SQL Server...
  • Ian Moulster's blog

    2,000 people help UK launch VS/SQL/BTS

    It's happened: The main customer launch event for the UK took place yesterday, Nov 8th. It was a fantastic day for us, with 1,500 technical people and 500 "decision makers" (CxO, IT Manager, etc), two keynotes, a host of developer and IT Pro sessions...
  • Gamerscore Blog

    Official Kameo Product Podcast

    Interesting use of podcasting for product marketing. We'll see how it flies... The Story Behind Kameo : Elements of Power Revealed in Eight-Chapter P odcast The story behind Kameo: Elements of Power ™ , a mystical action-adventure game, available...
  • TabBlogger

    Handango TabletPC storefront open

    I have to admit, I'm not a PocketPC kind of guy, nor Palm or any of those "smartphones". But when I heard that Handango was opening a Tablet-specific store , I had to take a look. After all, I am a TabletPC guy. Over 80 titles are there now, which...
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