Changing file dates and other more uncommon properties in PowerShell

There are some file properties that aren’t too easy to change. Neither in the command line or in Windows Explorer. One that I’ve wanted to change personally quite often is the created and changed dates of a specific file, or a batch of files. Background I frequently use my Windows Phone (currently a Nokia Lumia…

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New tools-section

I just added a page where I list some of the tools I use on a daily basis. You’re probably familiar with most, if not all, of them already, but I still thought it would be nice to write a quick line or two on them. You’ll find a permanent link under “Sections” in the…

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Useful tools

Windbg Download This is by far the best tool to examine what is going on in a workerprocess. Once you’ve learned how to use it you’ll never understand how you ever made it without it. I have written various posts on this tool and I expect that there will be even more to come. For…

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Getting started with windbg - part II

This is a continuation of my previous post with the imaginative name Getting started with windbg – part I. I’ll be assuming that you’ve read it, so if you haven’t I suggest you check it out first. We’re still working with the same sample dump, so I’ll pretty much pick up right where we left…

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Getting started with windbg - part I

Okay, I’ve previously written some random posts about how to set up windbg and how to troubleshoot OutOfMemoryExceptions. I thought I’d take a few steps back and review some of the basics in order to help you get started on using this fantastic tool. Basic Configuration Copy sos.dll from the framework directory to the folder…

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Test Projects and AJAX

If you have an AJAX project and you’re using Visual Studio Team Edition for Software Testers you might have noticed that the Web Test recorder is unable to record client side script navigation like AJAX requests. The way the test recorder is created it attaches to IE and records all “standard” navigation. This means it…

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