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Garrett Hoofman ..:: visions of afar ::.. November 2007 Entries
Heroes vs Villains
I'm sitting at my computer, minding my own business, doing a little work here and there when, pop! I got an instant message from a lovely little lady. This lovely little lady happens to be my little sister who is in class, chatting on MSN while she works on a school project. So she asks me a question "Can you name any Super Heroes and their Villains?". So I thought, Google! It's the answer to everything. There has to be a list of heroes vs their respective villains somewhere on the world wide web. ......

Posted On Friday, November 30, 2007 9:24 AM

Active Directory Fun with Windows 2000
I had some more fun with the old Windows 2000 server today. When we got the new Windows 2003 server we tried to join it to the current domain just to the get the users and security permissions all taken care of. There was an extra issue involved though. All of the programming done in MS Access, and who knows how many other C# applications had a hard coded path to the server name and sometimes the IP Address. So I decided the best course of action was to swap out the servers and then re-join the old ......

Posted On Monday, November 26, 2007 2:31 PM

MS Access and ActiveX Controls
So at this new company I've been working at they have quite a few reports that they run in Microsoft Access. They're just standard forms that run queries and have some Visual Basic in the background. Or so I thought. Once we swapped to the new server I had everything copied from one to the other so that we could ditch this 1996 server. Well it turns out that when you copy and paste a Microsoft Access database that has ActiveX controls, that you have to register, they don't copy over correctly. When ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 20, 2007 9:21 AM

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