Tips of Using Windows 7 – Image Preview Pane and Folder Options

Here I provide 2 small Windows 7 tips that bothered me days and decided to solve it. well, actually they are just setting problems. First, in Windows 7, now the default option for Windows Explorer is to not show the folder list when you open or get into a folder, which is different with that…

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Install TFS 2008 SP1 with SQL Server 2008 SP1

This just spent me couple hours to find out, that you won’t be able to install TFS 2008 SP1 on SQL Server 2008 SP1 by just following the Installation Guide. Even you’ve installed SQL Server 2008 and applied SP1, and followed Installation Guide to slipstream TFS 2008 Installation media with TFS SP1 bits, you’ll still…

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CRM4.0: AutoUpdate Outlook CRM Client Patches

so we are finally at the stage of service-in our CRM Project to customer. since we did use CRM Outlook Client, when there are official patch updates, we won’t be able to manually install them to all the client. thanks to client auto-update features, we can just put patch files on server and let outlook…

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Self-Signed Certificate and Outlook VSTO Add-in Silent Installation

As in my CRM 4.0 design and deployment project we are reaching the end part of testing deployment phase. the Outlook Add-in I made using VSTO 3.0 with ClickOnce deployment will finally need to be deployed to client side and it’s the time I am facing those digital signing stuffs as well as client machine…

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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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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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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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Slipstream / Servicing Windows 2008 Server iso image with Hyper-V RTM bits…

Just finished slipstream / servicing the windows 2008 server x64 iso image for using in my HPC server 2008 computing node provisioning (I would like my computing nodes to use Hyper-V Native network driver on Enterprise and MPI NIC to have high-speed access while bare-metal provisioning.) and like to write down the resource I found…

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SQL Server 2008 RTMed!!

for the long waiting, at 8/6 PST time, SQL Server 2008 finally RTMed! checkout press release here: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2008/aug08/08-06SQLServer2008PR.mspx download place here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/sqlserver/default.aspx product samples available at CodePlex (via reedme): http://www.codeplex.com/SqlServerSamples/Release/ProjectReleases.aspx?ReleaseId=16037 FYI. Technorati Tags: microsoft,sqlserver,rtm

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