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ALM Rangers Guidances localized to Japanese (TFS 2010 Branching Guide and Quick Ref Guide)

Just coordinated some regional community efforts to localize the following ALM Rangers Guidances...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/27/2012

Tips of Using Windows 7 – Image Preview Pane and Folder Options

Here I provide 2 small Windows 7 tips that bothered me days and decided to solve it. well, actually...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/27/2009

Convert VS2010 Projects back to VS2008 ones…

Long time no blogs. been busy on works, also mostly twittering and plurking except blogging. time to...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 07/06/2009

Install TFS 2008 SP1 with SQL Server 2008 SP1

This just spent me couple hours to find out, that you won't be able to install TFS 2008 SP1 on SQL...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 05/18/2009

CRM4.0: AutoUpdate Outlook CRM Client Patches

so we are finally at the stage of service-in our CRM Project to customer. since we did use CRM...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 03/04/2009

CRM 4.0, Data Import and TCP Socket Outage...

When doing bulk data import on CRM 4.0 using self-made application that utilizes CRM SDK to...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 02/10/2009

Self-Signed Certificate and Outlook VSTO Add-in Silent Installation

As in my CRM 4.0 design and deployment project we are reaching the end part of testing deployment...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 01/27/2009

When missing Visual Studio project template...

One of my dev VM had missing all the project template while trying to new a project from selecting...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 01/22/2009

Some Groove 2007 Tips...

Remove an account in a machine which cannot logged in due to password forgotten Just tried to...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 12/09/2008

Dynamically Loading Scripts Files on Dynamics CRM

People who are working in customizing Dynamics CRM system should all sooner or later facing this...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 11/29/2008

Error 0x80070057 when importing Hyper-V VM around servers.

It's already bothering me many times when I am export my Hyper-V VM (with important snapshots) and...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 11/27/2008

IE: Prevent confirming dialog box when using window.close() to close a main window

Been busying on investigating Dynamics CRM 4 Web Application and Outlook VSTO Add-In development for...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 10/17/2008

Windows HPC Server 2008 RTMed!

2008/09/22 marked the RTM day of Windows HPC Server 2008, ranked top 23 of Top 500 as the Microsoft...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 09/23/2008

CRM 4 Outlook Client Lost Connection Problem…

Most of my testing CRM 4 environment were built upon Windows 2008 Server / IIS7 (both 32bit and...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 09/23/2008

Enable CRM 4 URL QueryString Parameter Passing…

It seems worked while CRM 3.0 that one can pass custom variables via URL’s querystring and use it...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 09/23/2008

Create Multi-Tenancy Organizations in CRM 4.0

After some basic checking of CRM 4.0 system, it’s now time to import some sample data and test...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/29/2008

Dynamics CRM 4.0 – Hide the Application Menu Toolbar…

In the main page of Dynamics CRM, there is Application Menu Toolbar for users to do most of actions,...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/27/2008

Auto-Indent HTML source in Notepad++ using TextFX Html Tidy

Am started investigating CRM 4.0’s aspx source for custimization. had the requirements of...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/27/2008

Change default View Source editor of IE

started playing around CRM 4.0 customization. need to view the page html source often and need a...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/27/2008

Change logo in Dynamics CRM 4.0

start from next month I am officially assigned to a project developing solutions using Microsoft...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/25/2008

Slipstream / Servicing Windows 2008 Server iso image with Hyper-V RTM bits...

Just finished slipstream / servicing the windows 2008 server x64 iso image for using in my HPC...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/12/2008

SQL Server 2008 RTMed!!

for the long waiting, at 8/6 PST time, SQL Server 2008 finally RTMed! checkout press release here:...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/07/2008

Disable then Delete ActiveX on IE7 under Protection mode won’t install and run again…

Symptoms: Under IE7, under protection mode on, normally installed an ActiveX control. open IE7...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/06/2008

SxS (SideBySide) problem, again (on ATL ActiveX control)…

What if you had written an native ATL ActiveX control and just can not let it show on your IE7...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/05/2008

VS2008, C++ Project, WinSxS requestedPrivileges error…

Got a task to write a native ActiveX control to run under IE7 for testing the security context when...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 08/04/2008

Hyper-V RTM is available for download…

just at 6/26, Hyper-V RTM was released for download… This RTM is 6 weeks ahead of schedule and will...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/28/2008

Bill Gates last day at Microsoft

Just watched live streaming farewell of Bill Gates in Japan, since today is the last day of Bill...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/27/2008

Subversion 1.5.0 released…

[via gslin] [via Collabnet blog] Subversion just released its latest version 1.5.0 , currently linux...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/20/2008

Parallel Extension to .NET 3.5 June 08 CTP released…

at 06/02, Microsoft just released the latest CTP of Parallel Extension to .NET 3.5 (as PFX later),...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/19/2008

Windows HPC Server Debuts in Top 25 of World’s Top 500 Largest Supercomputers

[via Microsoft Press release] DRESDEN, Germany — June 18, 2008 —Today at the International...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/18/2008

Free Hex Editor…

Trying to install some Linux boxes on Hyper-V RC1 to try MONO and some HPC approaches but hit the...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/17/2008

Saw Jeffrey’s post that he made a simple .net compiling environment himself named Mini C# Lab and...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/14/2008

3 nice weather vista gadgets...

The original Vista weather gadget just didn't get the weather info from internet after I reinstalled...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/02/2008

disable IE secure and nonsecure items prompts...

if you are annoying by the following IE prompt while browsing some secure sites where a page...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 06/01/2008

compiling quantlib upon Visual Studio 2008...

Spent couple months digging in Microsoft HPC Server 2008 (a.k.a HPC v2) deployment and now it's time...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 05/30/2008

MSDN and Technet web front-end now on Hyper-V RC0...

[via Virtualization.info] Microsoft Internet site MSDN and TechNet are now running web front-end...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 05/27/2008

Hyper-V RC1 available for download...

just published on Virtualization Team Blog that Hyper-V RC1 is now available for download. notice...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 05/21/2008

Microsoft, Your Digital Life Style Video...

[via Patrick S] Saw this when I was attending TechReady 6...  Your Digital Life Style... Video:...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 04/22/2008

CommunityServer 2008 is available...

per Rob Harward's blog last week, CommunityServer 2008 is now available for download. although my...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 04/22/2008

To change Windows Explorer default opening folder...

This should bother lots of people, or, at least bothered me all the time. Just a small tweak and...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 04/01/2008

ASUS P5K-E MB, BIOS 1004 caused server blue screen...

for testing hyper-v and windows hpc server 2008, I just bought a new server with: ASUS P5K-E Mother...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 03/31/2008

Modern Internet Service API source code list...

[via Scott Hanselman] Scott just wrote a nice list couple days ago, of all API source code list of...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 03/31/2008

Forcefully detach mdf file in SQL Express...

[via http://www.mssqlonline.com/?p=14] when you want to force a detach of sqlexpress mdf file, while...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 03/26/2008

Windows 2008 Server Core commands...

just started toying Windows 2008 Server Core installation, and found no place to go when I just got...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 03/07/2008

/console depreciated after Remote Desktop Client 6.1

just upgraded my Windows Vista machine to Vista SP1 RTM and found the changes while I was...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 02/27/2008

.NET Framework Source Code now Available...

[via ScottGu] Available source code for now: NET Base Class Libraries (including System,...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 01/17/2008

asp.net: checking session size in SQL Server ASPState DB...

by setting asp.net application to save session state into SQL Server database, not only can scale...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 01/12/2008

T-SQL: Convert Hex String to VarBinary...

Here is some conversion functions in SQL Server... To convert between int and hex values, by...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 01/12/2008

--- #Summary: --- When using performance test tools to record asp.net pages for test, and later...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 12/26/2007

When you suddenly rotated your Vista Screen...

Ok, so I just did it again... and don't know how to put it back... orz In Vista, when you suddenly...

Author: Rex Tang [MSFT] Date: 12/20/2007

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