SQL server 2012 Install/Update Failure – 84B20001

When trying to update SQL Server 2012 with the patch KB2716442 (Windows 8) I was not able to solve the issue 84B20001. Going on http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2716442 I was not able to solve the issue neither so I wanted to share how I solved this issue.     To solve the issue type “Regedit” in your start menu. UPDATE…

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TypeScript project in Visual Studio 2012

Introduction Reading some forums, I have seen some people having troubles creating a new TypeScript project in Visual Studio 2012. This is a quick tutorial to demonstrate the creation of a default project.   Hello TypeScript Go to the Microsoft Download page and install the Visual Studio 2012 plugin. Some people do have some trouble…

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Bulk Copy – Use BCP from SQL to concat databases

Introduction This post’s goal is to introduce you to Bulk Copy. We’ll create a SQL query which is going to concatenate several attached databases and extract the data to an output csv file. The first goal is to demonstrate how to use Bulk Copy as well as solving an issue that I sometime encountered for…

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Activate Windows 8 RTM Enterprise without slui (DNS name does not exist)

If like me you have installed Windows 8 Enterprise on your machine, you have certainly noticed that you cannot activate Windows because of a DNS error (DNS name does not exist.) if you do not have a KMS server. The error code is 0x8007232B. To activate Windows Enterprise we will need to change the key…

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Debugging Node.JS

Node.Js is a simple technology to host a webserver. I wanted to share the steps to enable debugging on a Windows computer.To debug  we will use a very powerful tool : node-inspector. Node inspector is a web-hosted debugger which communicates with your application thanks to WebSocket and will allow you to create breakpoints, update your…

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Windows 8 Consumer Preview – Killer Task

As most of people have tried to migrate and test Windows 8, you must have notice that you can’t kill background threads easily. While searching for a solution to kill those, I have found that applications running in metro style application has a name Original Filename containing an mui extension.In this post, you’ll find a…

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