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  • Quan To's Visual Studio Extensibility blog

    MSI Verbose Logging

    Just saw a question on the newsgroups about turning on MSI verbose logging. For those interested, set this registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer] "Debug"=dword:00000007 "Logging"="voicewarmup"
  • The App Compat Guy

    Single Step Selection

    Have you ever pondered about some really amazing feature of the biological world? The eye? The ear? The sense of touch? Bird flight? These are features evolved very gradually, over many generations. The net result was something that seems incredibly impressive...
  • Tom Hollander's (old) blog


    In my last post I expressed considerable optimism that we would get Enterprise Library June 2005 released in the month that bears the same name. The good news is that we got the code and installer built, tested and signed off with a day to spare. However...
  • Quan To's Visual Studio Extensibility blog

    Another Setup Blog

    We have another blogger from the VS Setup team :) Our QA lead Pete Giffin just launched his: I think its empty right now but Pete promised to put something there by the end of the day :)
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Opera 8 Browser for Windows Mobile Smartphone now available.

    Opera 8 for Windows Mobile 2003 Smartphone is available for download from . Apparently, there's also a Windows Mobile Pocket PC version being worked on right now. - Mike
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    MSDN Forums Moderation: Deleting Posts

    Any user can delete their own posts on the MSDN forums . The “Delete Post” option exists for moderators just to the right of the “Edit Post” link. Messages that are off-topic, inappropriate, or add no value to the forum should be deleted. Keep in mind...
  • IRhetoric - Karsten Januszewski

    Text Skeleton - Font Converges With 3D

    Speaking of converenge, the Text Skeleton demo in the SDK shows how text can be manipulated in yet another way, using some 3D effects -- pretty cool sample that you might have missed. It also show programmatically building a mesh. Now we just need some...
  • FreiK's WebLog

    I'm (in)famous

    It's been a while - I'm now the proud father of 3 children, up from a mere 2, and I'm finally back at work, and resuming normal developer duties. In the mean time, check out my glamorous appearance on "the .Net Show" on MSDN:
  • Mark Yocom's Script Tips

    That's a pretty shifty argument...

    It's pretty easy to deal with up to 9 arguments in batch through built-in variables %1 through %9 . For example: echoargs.cmd @echo off echo %1 echo %2 echo %3 echo %4 echo %5 echo %6 echo %7 echo %8 echo %9 If you feed this A B C D E F G H I, you...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Cross Posted Top MSDN Forum Users and Forums for June

    This is cross posted from the announcement on the MSDN Forums I just made . Who's posted the most replies marked as answers from the end of May to June? Who are the domain experts? Here is the June view of top forum users! In June (5/20-6/30) Top Answerers...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    MSDN Forums Moderation: Post Editing

    Any user can edit their own posts on the MSDN Forums with the graphical “Edit” button. Moderators have the ability to edit any users post by clicking the “edit post” link in the upper right of the post. When you edit a post you are required to leave notes...
  • Toffer's WebLog

    I don't get it...

    • 4 Comments I've been a HUGE AMD fan for years because they have always provided a very high quality processor at a low cost... soooo, what do they do...the head hancho over at AMD is saying that just because high end gamers...
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