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Albert Raiani blog May 2007 Entries
Throw vs. Throw Ex
Being the good programmers that you are you like to write your code so that it is as readable as possible, so you do things like qualifying your private instance variables with Me (this in C#) even though it’s optional. Sometimes you may even use the syntax “For i = x to y…next i” just to show which loop you are currently iterating. So it’s only natural, when throwing exceptions to want to specify the exception instance that you are throwing, for example Throw ex. What you may not realize is that ......

Posted On Thursday, May 10, 2007 8:10 AM

Error Installing WinZip 11.1 on Vista
When trying to install WinZip 11.1 on Windows Vista I was getting the error “Installation ended prematurely because of an error”. When I looked at the windows event log the error message read: Windows Installer installed the product. Product Name: WinZip 11.1. Product Version: 11.1.7466. Product Language: 1033. Installation success or error status: 1603. Apparently their installer requires VBScript and the vbscript.dll isn’t registered by default. In order to get the installer to run you must register ......

Posted On Wednesday, May 9, 2007 5:28 PM

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