Vista SP2 Compatibility Mode Builds Character... on Windows 7

The kids have gotten to the age where they’re pestering us to play Dungeons & Dragons with them. Well, my oldest son is and he’s dragging his sister along (kicking and screaming, metaphorically-speaking). Heh. Unfortunately, this isn’t his Grandpa’s D&D anymore (or his Dad’s). We didn’t have none o’ them crazy software gadgets when we…

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Two links I want to save for l8r: WM6.5 DTK and Windows API Code Pack for .NET 3.5

From the MSDN Flash dated 20090623: Download the Free Windows API Code Pack for Microsoft .NET Framework The Code Pack is a source-code library that provides access to the new Windows 7 features (and some related Windows Vista features) from managed code. These features are not available to developers today in the .NET Framework. Minimum…

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Whoops. Got to uninstall all the .NET 4.x bits or Server Manager breaks...

Fiddling around with TFS 2010 (x64) got me into a little trouble: "MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been installed correctly. CLSID: FX:{18ea3f92-d6aa-41d9-a205-2023400c8fbb}" Doh. Fortunately, there were just two more .NET 4.x Beta 1 items in PAF (on 2008, formerly known as ARP on 2003) that I overlooked for a…

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