What to do when your 32-bit .Net Framework 2.0 app won’t run on x64

I just ran into this problem trying to run Log Parser Lizard (FX 2.0 app using 32bit dlls) on my x64 machine. It kept throwing BadImageFormatExceptions and crashing. A little research identified the problem, the app is marked to run on any CPU but it uses 32bit dlls. Simple enough to fix if I can…

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When you know the solution the problem is a lot easier to find…

Yeah, that title sounds a little crazy but let me explain. The phenomena I am referring to is that once you have identified the solution to a seemingly complex problem the problem is revealed to be simple. In my case the problem was really poor performance on the console of a very powerful box. I…

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RECAP: Thou shalt not touch my databases!

Apparently some people, who shall remain nameless, still haven’t gotten the memo that clearly states that if you modify the WSS/MOSS databases in almost any way your farm will be rendered unsupported. What memo am I referring to you ask? I am referring to KB841057. This KB article represents our best efforts to spell out…

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The Challenges of Script Debugging Using VS2008

I recently worked on a problem that required me to debug the script for the HTML Editor control ion WSS. In the past I have always used the Microsoft Script Debugger and just selected “Break on next statement”. In this case that was not really getting me where I needed to be so I decided…

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How do I tune the MOSS Object Cache for performance and economy?

Tuning the size of the MOSS Object Cache is done via the Max Cache Size settings on the Site Settings > Object Cache Settings page. It is important to recognize that this maximum cache size setting is a limit and not a static value. For example; Just because the maximum cache size setting for the Object…

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