TS/RDC/RDP Failure in 2003/XP clients

If you are getting this error message when attempting to establish a Remote Desktop Connection (formerly known as a Terminal Services Client session) you may need to install the new 6.0 version of the client.   The remote computer requires network level authentication, which your computer does not support   http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx/kb/925876

Visual Studio Macro for Live Search

Here is a Visual Studio macro that takes the highlighted text and starts a search of the msdn/msdn2 sites.  It often works better than the built-in help system.  I usually assign it to hot key Alt+F1.   ‘————————————————————————– ‘You will need to add a reference to ‘System.Web’ for HttpUtility.UrlEncode ‘————————————————————————– Public Sub SearchLiveForSelectedText()     Dim…


Live Meeting Error “An error has occured while creating an error report”

I was having the following bug with live meeting.  Immediately after starting live meeting a small dialog box would pop up with this error message.  The dialog was behind the main Live Meeting window.  In a few seconds Live Meeting would disappear.  The problem was caused by the Data Execution Prevention (DEP) feature for Windows. …


A Fresh Beginning

I am a new employee at Microsoft.  It has been very exciting joining this team.  I was quite suprised to see how helpful and friendly the entire culture is here, after all the rumors that I had heard.  I am a developer in the Microsoft Business Solutions division.  I am working on the kernel of the…