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    Maximum number of RIDs

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    Someone asked today what the max RIDs allocated can be ... Answer is: 2^30 or 1,073,741,824 Not sure if this is directly addressed in a KB but http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/comm/comm2002/maintain/perform/sadcs/ad02d.mspx has some interesting...
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    HowTo: Track down a handle leak in your code - trace the stacks

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    Hi This is also a test in posting images in my blog .. In this scenario you may have noticed a handle leak in an application via perfmon using the Process counters: Or simply via Task Manager : Once you know...
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    Screen capture..

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    I was working on some documentation and found the need to capture video from the computer screen while I was doing a demo. After trying a number of free\shareware type utilities I found that Media Encoder does this quite nicely! Works great and compression...
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    Manage and Monitor users logins to the Active Directry - LimitLogon.exe

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    Just released to the web is LimiLogon http://download.microsoft.com/download/f/d/0/fd05def7-68a1-4f71-8546-25c359cc0842/limitlogin.exe LimitLogin capabilities include: - Limiting the number of logins per user from any machine in the domain, including...
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    Stress test

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    This is an interesting tool to stress a machine's disk subsystem http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9A8B005B-84E4-4F24-8D65-CB53442D9E19&displaylang=en SQLIO is a tool provided by Microsoft which can also be used to determine...
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    Antimatter for kids..

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    Interesting link here http://livefromcern.web.cern.ch/livefromcern/antimatter/kids/AM-kids00.html "Until a very smart guy named Paul Dirac thought about it: he found a very simple way to describe the proprieties and behavior of electrons, but... there...
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