The Case of XBox 360 not playing ripped DVDs from a WHS share

Stealing a page from Mark Russinovich’s blog here. I’ve been going batty trying to play ripped DVDs residing on my WHS box through my XBox 360. I’d done all the due research, and had followed all the various directions around making symbolic links on my MCE box, installing transcoder.dll, etc… I got the DVD Library…

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On the passing of Paul DiLascia

I was quite sad to hear the news this morning (via email) that my friend, Paul DiLascia has passed away suddenly.   I don’t know all details yet. I’ve heard he passed away on Sept. 3rd, but the MSJ/MSDN network just heard of it in the last day or so. Some details are still unknown…

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Celebrity Restaurant Sightings

Last night my wife took me to the Met for dinner. Midway through dinner I glanced over at the adjoining table, and was quite surprised to see Jim Allchin, along with two other people. And earlier in the day, I actually sat at the same table with another celebrity: Chris Sells, who was generously taking…

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