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  • Presenting tonight at the North Dallas .NET User Group

    If your in the Dallas area (or more specifically, the North Dallas area), swing by NDDNUG tonight for my presentation on developing for Windows Vista using Visual Studio 2005.  (Of course discussing VS'08 can't be avoided and everything I'm speaking on works in VS'08).  Meeting starts at 6:00pm, so I'll need to head ...
    Posted to AddressOf.com (Weblog) by CorySmith on July 11, 2007
  • Adventures in Windows Vista (x64) - Part 2

    After running Vista x64 on another machine for a few days; installing various pieces of critical software and seeing that everything seemed to be working smoothly... I've made the full leap on my main desktop machine (the one that now has 4GB of memory). Some interesting "facts":Windows Experience Index reports my processor running ...
    Posted to AddressOf.com (Weblog) by CorySmith on May 24, 2007
  • Get back your "Run" command (Windows Vista)

    By default, Windows Vista does not have the "Run" command on the start menu.  It's easy to get this back.  1. Open the start menu. 2. Right click on a non-icon area and select "Properties". 3. Press the "Customize" button. 4. Scroll down and find the "Run command" checkbox.  5. Check it ...
    Posted to AddressOf.com (Weblog) by CorySmith on November 22, 2006
  • Installing "old" stuff on Windows Vista

    Apparently some software installations aren't very happy when running on Windows Vista.  It turned out that the solution to one of them was to disable the UAC functionality so that its key validation routines would work.  I do not recommend running Windows Vista with this disabled as most of your users will be running with it ...
    Posted to AddressOf.com (Weblog) by CorySmith on November 22, 2006