VB.NET’s missing features will be added

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A few weeks ago, I complained that VB.NET was missing features that programmers using languages of the braces and semicolon ilk had had for ages.

IIS6 after dcpromo

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If you install IIS6 on a Win2K3 server before promoting the server to be a domain controller using dcpromo, some IIS permissions don’t get upgraded correctly:

Mounting ISO files virtually

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_The following tool for Windows XP allows image files to be mounted virtually as CD-ROM devices. This tool is provided here for your convenience, and is unsu...

FrontPage Server Extensions error

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I was trying to remove FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 from the default virtual web on my Windows Server 2003 install so that I could install Windows ShareP...


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Last night I watched the online video of Bill Gates giving his key note at COMDEX. Partly as a measure of the difference in audience at COMDEX compared to th...

Handling the meta data

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Joe Gregorio suggests that WinFS can’t work because people don’t add relevant meta-data to their files today. I think he is missing the point somewhat.

WinFS - it’s what people want

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I made it back from the PDC yesterday after staying on for a few days in LA. Just got to get over the jet lag again now - currently have little clue what day...