Monthly Archives: June 2012

Running Visual Studio 2005 ATL Server Web Service on IIS 7 Windows Server 2008 R2

I was surprized that the default Visual Studio 2005 ATL Server Web Service project template does not work as-is on IIS 7 – Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64). I needed to correct the following issues before the hello world example could … Continue reading

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Myself on MSDN Forums

I used to be very active in the optical storage forum of MSDN, while I was working as Dev Lead for the same in Windows. I now consume MSDN forums as part of tools I use for performing my daily duties as IT Software Engineer. From time to time, I post solution to a common problem I encountered myself and which other users are asking about.

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Windows 8 device preview from Computex

Wow, that’s an uncommon design that Asus proposes here.

But on all of this intriguing dual-screen, or convertible, or regular ultra-book design, what I am looking forward to is the combination of HD screen resolution with a native touch experience. Yes, there are some bulky convertible laptop out there, but they have not yet being ‘touched’ by the ultra-book magic of razor-sharp screen, thin design, etc…

I can’t wait for these devices to become available on the market and spend my 3-years hardware renewal budget on it!

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Windows HPC: Task failed during execution with exit code -2146232576.

I have not seen this error code documented, or at least it did not come back from internet search queries. So here it is: you are lacking the .NET v4.0 Framework on the target compute node, thus you are getting … Continue reading

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