SysInternals TechCenter Launched

I’ve been curious to see what would happen with all the sysinternals stuff since coming to Microsoft – after only a brief stint in limbo the sysinternals techcenter has been launched.  There are 3 sites and some updated (and one new) tools that are part of the offering, and some content from an internal email…

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Washington flood waters

There has been a lot of rain here lately.  I gave a coworker a ride home tonight and found myself driving through a river on the road (more than 6 inches – it had waves), right about here (see map).  There’s a river nearby, so I imagine that it’s going to be a rough next…


WMI Shell Folder GetDisplayNameOf – untangling the flags

So I have a bit of a beef with GetDisplayNameOf – I don’t like the flags.  I understand that when it was created, the flexibility of flags made a ton of sense.  It wasn’t well understood what potentially wildly different uses might be needed, and flags are a good alternative to a giant enumeration.  But I think…


Blog relo underway

Well, I’ve decided to move my blog from spaces over to a new location.  For the first bit I’m just going to cross-post most entries.  I’m not sure why my blog got wanderlust, but it might be the over-active html-scrubbing on spaces, the lack of good statistics, or because it’s a new thing to try…