April, 2007

  • Vista Compatibility Team Blog

    SetThreadPriority from Run key

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    If you add an application to the Run key in the registry (HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run), you'll notice that its threads are kept at Normal priority. You can call SetThreadPriority all day long, but it won't make a difference: the...
  • Vista Compatibility Team Blog

    C2065: 'TOKEN_LINKED_TOKEN' : undeclared identifier

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    If you get     error C2065: 'TOKEN_LINKED_TOKEN' : undeclared identifier     when you try to compile a VC++ project that needs to get the linked token through GetTokenInformation, you need to get the Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows Vista . This...
  • Vista Compatibility Team Blog

    GetCurrentProcess fails on Net 1.1 on Vista

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    This little snippet compiled with .Net 1.1: using System; using System.Diagnostics;     class Program {     static void Main(string[] args)     {         try         {             Process c = Process.GetCurrentProcess(); ...
  • Vista Compatibility Team Blog

    Vista Certification Testing Tools

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    In the lab we get a lot of questions about the Vista Certification logo program. There are two different logos you can get for your product: Works With Windows Vista This one is easy to get and everyone is recommended to go for this logo. Your app needs...
  • Vista Compatibility Team Blog

    Debugging LSASS

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    For some reason I had to debug LSASS (Local Security Authority Process) recently. Considering that LSASS is rather involved in the functioning of the system with respect to authorization checks, it is cumbersome to debug. The system deadlocks immediately...
  • Vista Compatibility Team Blog

    Certification Freebie

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    I had mentioned in a previous post about handy certification tools. If that sparked your interest in getting your app certified, Microsoft is extending the offer for a refund for the cost of verification testing until the end of June. You only get a refund...
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