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  • Blog Post: Where are you Outlook???

    So I got this friend of mine who works for MS IT and was curious to find Outlook’s install location programmatically irrespective of 32/64 bit installation of OS or Outlook. First thought was registry, but that gets little messy.. you go to HKCR & then parse through it to find the location of Outlook...
  • Blog Post: We are Open, says PST to Outlook :-)

    This is pretty exciting development which came yesterday as Microsoft announced the availability of two new open source projects to facilitate interoperability with Outlook PST files. Now start your engines and start thinking of solutions that you can build upon it, and some of you who were reverse engineering...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Web Services 101 : Let’s get started!

    Want to learn Exchange Web Service but not sure how and from where? Here are the few articles that I share very often with partners and customers who want to learn more about Exchange Web Services. Undoubtedly there is so much information out there and that’s too in such a short span of time. You better...
  • Blog Post: HOWTO: Automatically Login to OWA 2007 using HTML + JavaScript

    First thing first, you should understand that this is NOT SUPPORTED & NOT RECOMMENDED solution by Microsoft. This is just a proof of concept that OWA 2007 can be auto login, if you know the username & password of target account. The approach is simple and took me little reverse engineering or...
  • Blog Post: HOWTO: EWS: Get OOF State for Self or any user in your organization

    First thing first, this is just for demonstration purpose and might *not* be a supported solution by Microsoft. The setting we are reading from are hidden messages and not documented anywhere. I had to reverse engineer it for demonstration purpose. Objective : To get OOF State of any user in your organization...
  • Blog Post: HOWTO: WebDAV: Send mail with Custom Form and set properties

    This is going to be a very simple sample of how you can send an email with custom properties set and also change the message class so that it render on outlook as Custom Form. Prerequisites: A custom form must be published with same class name to render the email properly. How it works… Step 1) It drop...
  • Blog Post: Announcement: EWS Managed API launching tomorrow 04/15/09

    Good news for all .Net developers working with Exchange or willing to work with Exchange but have zero experience in the domain. Exchange Team had been working so hard to reduce your efforts and improve your efficiency. Check out these videos to see what EWS Managed API is capable of http://channel9...
  • Blog Post: HOWTO: Query information related to ProgID & CLSID, verify where the image is loaded from Disk.

    Ever copied a DLL from one system to another and registered it using RegSvr32.exe? or in other words ever created a DLL hell situation? Its easy and dirty at the same time to copy-paste DLL between systems and register them using regsvr32.exe Often you copy-paste, register DLL from temporary folders...
  • Blog Post: MAPI asks: Can you please take it offline???

    MAPI developers have another reason to cheers. Now you can take the MAPI documentation with you for a walk. Outlook 2007 MAPI Reference is now also available as offline download in a CHM format , download it here  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4b1b8b22-3c74-4479-bd0d-7b0ee29e8d59&displaylang...
  • Blog Post: Soooooo tweet..

    Follow me at http://twitter.com/findvikas for all the updates from my life, technology, gizmos and what not? I am eating breakfast or its dinner time. Playing fussball or 8 ball.. is it a complex problem or a piece of cake. Be part of my life and be a part of every celebration… life is a party so join...
  • Blog Post: CoolStuff: Windows 7, Here I come...!!!

    This may be the most awaited day, the most talked OS from Microsoft is going to make its Public Beta release on this Friday, 1/9/2009. The Windows 7 Beta is going to be available download-only (we’re not sending out physical media) and available for a limited time to the first 2.5 million people who...
  • Blog Post: CoolStuff: Microsoft is Singing for you

    Do you want your PC to sing for you, well its possible now with the release of Microsoft Research's latest release of Songsmith What is Songsmith? Songsmith generates musical accompaniment to match a singer’s voice. Just choose a musical style, sing into your PC’s microphone, and Songsmith will...
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