Some Groove 2007 Tips…

# Remove an account in a machine which cannot logged in due to password forgotten Just tried to re-activate some of my old groove accounts in my other PCs and found that I forget the password set long time ago… (normally inside MS we had internal password policy that we need to change password every…

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Dynamically Loading Scripts Files on Dynamics CRM

People who are working in customizing Dynamics CRM system should all sooner or later facing this problem: what can I do to have my common sharing Javascript library injected in an elegant way so that all the events in all my crmForm can use it without problems? As now I am engaging in a Dynamics…

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Error 0x80070057 when importing Hyper-V VM around servers.

It’s already bothering me many times when I am export my Hyper-V VM (with important snapshots) and trying to import to another machine and hit this error without further information: Failed to import the virtual machine from import directory ‘C:\vpc\somevpc1\’. Error: One or more arguments are invalid(0x80070057) been searching on the internet and not found…

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IE: Prevent confirming dialog box when using window.close() to close a main window

Been busying on investigating Dynamics CRM 4 Web Application and Outlook VSTO Add-In development for the past weeks and not update blog much. It’s time to do a post now. Little but useful trick when toying with IE windows. When there is only a parent IE window and you load some pages with javascript "window.close();"…

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Windows HPC Server 2008 RTMed!

2008/09/22 marked the RTM day of Windows HPC Server 2008, ranked top 23 of Top 500 as the Microsoft server for cluster computing. based on previous CCS server we made lots of improvements on the management abilities, also others. been a pilot tester started from beta early this year, I’ve seen the improvement and stability…

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CRM 4 Outlook Client Lost Connection Problem…

Most of my testing CRM 4 environment were built upon Windows 2008 Server / IIS7 (both 32bit and 64bit) . The server and outlook client installation works fine without problems. started from this week I am making prototyping env. using Windows 2003 Server R2 with IIS6 and after done the installation, the Outlook client kept…

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Enable CRM 4 URL QueryString Parameter Passing…

It seems worked while CRM 3.0 that one can pass custom variables via URL’s querystring and use it while form’s onload event. but it’s not worked in CRM 4 by default now. to be able to do this, you have to tune the registry. Create a DWORD registry key named [DisableParameterFilter] under [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\MSCRM], set the…

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Create Multi-Tenancy Organizations in CRM 4.0

After some basic checking of CRM 4.0 system, it’s now time to import some sample data and test further. As I am working in Japan, besides using the original English contents for testing, also would like to have the sample data to show to my colleagues as well as some Chinese data for self-testing. as…

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Dynamics CRM 4.0 – Hide the Application Menu Toolbar…

In the main page of Dynamics CRM, there is Application Menu Toolbar for users to do most of actions, also allowed for customizations. sometimes you may got customization requirements (like me) not to customize this, but to completely remove it so that user would only be allowed to use Application navigation pane and the Wunderbar…

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Auto-Indent HTML source in Notepad++ using TextFX Html Tidy

Am started investigating CRM 4.0’s aspx source for custimization. had the requirements of re-indenting aspx/html code so that I can see the table layout structure and others. here is the quick note about using TextFX Html Tidy in Notepad++ to do the html auto-indention. First of all , HTML Tidy is a project of reformatting/transforming…

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