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  • Heath Stewart's blog

    64-bit Managed Custom Actions with Visual Studio

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    How to workaround an issue that prevents 64-bit managed custom actions from executing properly on a 64-bit platform from Windows Installer packages built with Visual Studio 2005....
  • Windows CE Networking Team WebLog

    Setting up a 802.1x test network for Windows CE

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    I little while back I had to setup a RADIUS server to perform 802.1x testing over Wifi for Windows CE. I wish to share the simple setup steps and the troubleshooting I had to do to make it work, especially for CE clients. Test Setup RADIUS...
  • Craig McMurtry's WebLog

    Contract-First Development and Diagnosable Mental Disorders

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    Data sent from Windows Communication Foundation clients to Windows Communication Foundation Services is serialized to XML within the client, and de-serialized from XML within the service. There are two XML serializers that the Windows Communication Foundation...
  • Tim Sneath

    WPF "15 Puzzle" Sample Application

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    I want to start sharing a couple of small demos that highlight various facets of Windows Presentation Foundation. We've just finished delivering a one-day overview of WPF to a selected audience of ISVs here in Redmond, and from next week we'll be taking...
  • The All TECHNICAL Blog

    Are there any baseline templates for DCM?

    Well, there are no baseline templates (also called configuration templates or manifests) available for the Desired Configuration Monitoring (DCM) Solution at this point in time. The solution has a sample built-in manifest inside it. It’s called DCM_Sample...
  • IRhetoric - Karsten Januszewski

    MIX06

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    Heard about MIX yet? It is a Microsoft conference in Vegas focused on the "next" web -- should be good. I'll be there with some great new never-before-seen WPF demos and lots of folks I work closely with, including non-Microsoft folks like Darren David...
  • Gamerscore Blog

    Free Burnout Revenge download

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    Starting today, some retail stores will offer a Burnout Revenge download for free at their in-store Xbox 360 kiosks. To get the download, you'll need to bring in your memory card and insert them into a kiosk at BestBuy, Circuit City, GameStop, Target...
  • My 00000010 cents

    Splash Screens in VB 2005

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    One of the things we provided in the application model for VB is the ability to easily integrate a splash screen into your application. We take care of displaying it, making sure it displays for at least some user specifiable period of time, and taking...
  • Joris Kalz's WebLog on MSDN

    Updated version of the Software Development Kit

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    Have you seen the updated SDK? The updated download can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9c178b68-3a06-4898-bc83-bd14b74308c5&displaylang=en The following table contains a summary of changes: ...
  • Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

    Random ICorDebugThread trivia

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    Here's random information about ICorDebugThread that I hope eventually makes it into MSDN: 1. The managed CreateThread callback comes at the first bit of managed code that a thread runs. (I think this is a bad for these reasons , and instead it should...
  • John Bristowe's Weblog

    Windows Live Messenger Rocks

    Windows Live Messenger represents next-generation instant messaging on the Windows platform. From the improved user interface to new features like document/folder sharing, Windows Live Messenger offers a very compelling experience for its users. Recently...
  • Benjamin Wright-Jones

    MSH & SMO

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    I've started playing around with MSH http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/hubs/msh.mspx to see what it can do and how it may be of use to DBA's. This article http://pluralsight.com/blogs/dan/archive/2005/12/29/17703.aspx goes even further to...
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