Logparser Scenario 7:Searching specific column names from a CSV file

This blog entry is a continuation of the KB Article http://support.microsoft.com/?id=910447. Scenario 7: Searching specific column data from a CSV file using Logparser Let’s say you have a CSV (comma separated value) text file as follows… abc,abd,ac,rd,abe,f,g1,2,3,4,5,6,73,2,3,4,5,2,53,4,5,7,3,5,7 And then, you want the columns with the following names… (abc, abd and abe) so that you can…

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File copy issue while trying to copy the files to my USB drive

I like taking photos, and recently when I wanted to share some photographs with a couple of relatives via USB drive, I found a pretty interesting issue. I had about 200 pictures which I wanted to copy in my 1 GB USB drive. I selected all of them and when I tried pasting them in…

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VectorSendThrottleLimit in IIS, shall we… shan’t we?

Okay, first of all a disclaimer… don’t try this on a production box. I am lucky enough to have a spare Win 2k3 box to play with and do the changes required. So without any further ado, let me point out a KB which is often misread… 916984. Recently, I noticed that there were a…

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DSI (Developer Support) Team in India GTSC is hiring

If you follow my blog, you might probably we aware to some extent already about what we do. For me, it is a very exciting job and the love for this job is what has kept me going over the past 3 years (and counting)! I joined as a Support Engineer in October 2004, and…

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Dim browser As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer does something different in Vista

First of all, I wouldn’t pretend to know something which I don’t. But this is kindda interesting… I got a comment on one of my previous posts from  Boyd who was seeing a weird error on Vista. He had an application with the following code…     Sub test()        Dim br As SHDocVw.InternetExplorer        br = New…

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Error while opening emails with permission…

Today, while I was trying to read a mail sent with Permissions, I was unable to do it. It threw the following error message… Your Information Rights Management configuration is invalid and needs to be repaired. For more information, contact your system administrator. To isolate this problem, I tried creating a new mail and clicked…

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Issues related to my DVD drive (The device, DeviceIdeIdePort0, did not respond…)

It seems like I have a knack to invite problems (and try to fix it ). I have learnt a lot of valuable lessons while troubleshooting issues at GTSC. I will share some of them today… of course with respect to the issue that I faced this morning! Before I say anything further, please let…

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Quote of the day Plug-in for Windows Live Writer

Writing plug-ins for WLW is fun This is my 3rd plugin for WLW and I hope you like it. You just need to install this in your <Windows Live Writer>\Plugins folder and you should be good to go.   Just click on Insert Quotations… and you will get this window… You can select any quote…

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Enable wrap and change the color of Listbox items

Problem description> You have a Listbox where you have a lot of items which are quite large and won’t fit inside the width of your listbox. You don’t want to enable Horizontal Scroll bar, since you have don’t want your users to keep scrolling left and right in order to view the items. Now if…

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Change the border color and style of PictureBox in VB.NET

You know that by default you don’t have too many options to change the Border Color/Style of a normal PictureBox control. I wanted to customize this control a little bit, so that you can at least change the border color and style when you click on any image. Let’s see how it looks, and then…

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