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  • Rob Caron

    How to Get Team Foundation Functionality in Visual Studio

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    Since Sam Gentile ran into this problem [ Where is Team Explorer and "Team" functionality in VSTS Team Suite July? It's Separate ], I figured I’d post something. To access Team Foundation functionality in Visual Studio, you must first install Team Explorer...
  • One Louder

    If Dan offers to work on your carburettor

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    Just say no.
  • To the tune of James

    Escape from YesterWorld - SQL 2005 / VS2005 site

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    I haven't gone through the entire site myself yet, but thought I'd pass it along to help you through drudgery you might currently be experiencing: Escape From Yester World
  • PeteL's Blog

    IE 7 and its RSS Feeds

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    I installed IE7 on one of my play boxes last week, and I need to say, I'm impressed. There are some really great new features in there that will help make life easier and prettier. I'm really hoping they come along way in the CSS support. I'm fine with...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Running Virtual Server / Virtual PC on Windows Vista Beta 1

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    I have been running Windows Vista for a while now (one of the benefits of being a Microsoft employee) and now that the rest of the world can access it I thought I should pass on some information about running Virtual Server / Virtual PC on top of Windows...
  • kingces's WebLog

    Never use Type.ReflectedType

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    Never use MemberInfo.ReflectedType. ReflectedType is not well defined and so logic which depends on it is also not well defined. Using ReflectedType won’t crash your system but chances are that you’ve got a bug in whatever logic is using ReflectedType...
  • Windows Installer Team Blog

    Can a non-admin user run an msi?

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    Question Can a non-admin user run an msi? Answer If you only install to locations where non-admins users have privileges, then the answer is easy: yes. If you install to locations such as program files or HKLM, then the answer is -- they can...
  • Windows Mobile Team Blog

    Power to the People

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    In 2002 when we released our first Smartphone OS, there were quite a few fundamental differences between the Smartphone and the PocketPC. Since then, we've been working to unify the platforms. In WM5, we did a bunch of plumbing work to this end, and brought...
  • Stan's WWWeblog

    Digital Camera Recommendations?

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    I forgot that last week at work I won a nice gift certificate for Fry's Electronics that I can use to get a new camera since mine broke the week before last. Funny how these things work out. The last camera was a gift and I had it for a couple of years...
  • BCL Team Blog

    Hi From the New Guy [Ariel Weinstein]

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    This Friday marks the end of my first week here as a program manager on the BCL team, and the areas which I will be overseeing are System.Collections , System.ServiceProcesses , as well as part of System.Diagnostics . Soon enough I will be able to cover...
  • HoppeRx - the cure for your ailing device

    Hopper noise is driving me crazy!

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    Anyone witnessing Hopper in action can attest to the annoying chips, clicks and rings coming from the device under test ��� running many devices adds to the cacophony and your office is soon inhabitable. Hopper always seems to find the loudest speaker setting...
  • Sriram Krishnan

    Object test bench rocks!

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    You ever get that feeling when you stumble across something truly mind-blowing and you want to blog about it instantly? You feel that you need to just tell someone how cool something is? Well, I've just had such an experience and the cause is a new Visual...
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