Giving full trust to a network share

I work on multiple machines and, very often, I need access to my tool sets on each machine that I work on. This is accomplished by sharing out my tools folder/drive and restrict full permissions to myself. There is a little wrinkle. Network shares by default only get LocalIntranet permissions and that may not be…

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Determine the last synced version for a folder in TFS

Have you ever need to find the last synced version of a folder in TFS? Here is a quick way: Change directory to YourFolder tf  history  .  /r  /version:W  /stopafter:1  /i Note the “.” (current directory). This command recursively lists the history for the YourFolder but stops after the first output entry which is the…

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Diagnosing side-by-side problems on Vista

There have been times where a program failed to load due to missing dependencies or side-by-side inconsistencies. One of the tool available on Windows Vista is “sxstrace.exe” (normally located in \Windows\System32). sxstrace.exe can help you pin-point which dependent assembly is expected and is not found. Use sxstrace.exe /? to get the full options. Example usage: Before running…

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