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Murray Gordon Flash a-ah! Savior of the universe... July 2006 Entries
Awesome time saver - Microsoft Windows Desktop Search 2.6.5 (V02.06.5000.5378)
This is the best Desktop Search software I have tried yet. This release is blazing fast and easy to use. I would suggest everyone try it if you ever search for files or emails and find normal scrolling or built-in XP search to be too slow. Download from here from Microsoft You can type in the toolbar to get immediate results as you type (notice the different file types – searches ......

Posted On Thursday, July 20, 2006 12:38 PM

Procedure for recovering your Exchange Calendar and Contacts
Procedure for recovering your Exchange Calendar and Contacts We recently performed a migration from Microsoft Exchange 5.5 to Microsoft Exchange 2003. It was long coming. I’m very excited to start leveraging some of the great feature of the upgrade. But there were some issues… The main problem was that when I changed my Outlook to point to the new Exchange server, the Contacts and Calendar items that I had imported from my personal .PST weren’t there. Not Good. Fortunately I had ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 19, 2006 2:53 PM

E.Krishna Kumar’s Weblog » Visual Studio 2005 Code Snippets
Visual Studio 2005 Code Snippets IntelliSense Code Snippets are reusable, task-oriented blocks of code. Visual Studio 2005 includes code snippets covering tasks ranging from creating a custom exception, to sending an e-mail message, to drawing a circle. A set of Visual Basic and Visual C# Code Snippets are included in the Visual Studio 2005 box – additional Code Snippets can be found at: E.Krishna Kumar’s Weblog » ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 18, 2006 11:01 AM

Microsoft's Software Delevelopment Lifecycle (SDL) - Info from Microsoft's ISV CTO Summit
During the CTO panel discussion hosted by Bill Veghte, Corporate VP of Microsoft North America, Microsoft promised to provide a summary and best practices for their “Security Development Life cycle” (SDL). The following links outline the SDL process and SDL best practices that Microsoft uses internally. There are also reference resources within the blog entries where you can get additional information on the SDL process. You can find those here on my blog: Security Development Lifecycle ......

Posted On Friday, July 14, 2006 2:17 PM

Microsoft's Security Development Lifecycle – Best Practices
Thought some of you might liek to check this out. Great info from the Microsoft Team. Security Development Lifecycle – Best Practices Leadership and Education · Get management and executive buy in and spread awareness. · All developers, testers and project/program managers must train for security and SDL. · Threat modeling training should be incorporated in security training. Product inception · Identify the team that will be responsible for tracking and managing ......

Posted On Friday, July 14, 2006 1:39 PM

Microsoft's Security Development Lifecycle - Overview
Thought some of you might like to check this out. Great info from the Microsoft Team. Security Development Lifecycle - Overview The goals of Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) is to reduce the number of security related design and coding defects and to minimize the severity of defects that are undetected. SDL mainly focuses on first two elements of Secure by Design, Secure by Default, Secure by Deployment + Communication Process1 ( SD3+C) . SDL is software methodology agnostic. SDL enhances the ......

Posted On Friday, July 14, 2006 1:36 PM

.NET Configuration Manager - Great tool
The “.Net Configuration Manager” .NET Configuration Manager tool allows developers to manage .net 2.0 configuration sections and perform the following tasks: Validate configuration Encrypt configuration files Manage changes in configuration differences for deployment scenario's The tool is non-intrusive and can be ran from within Visual or in a stand alone tool. Download and install the latest CoMan release from: ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 12, 2006 9:53 PM

New 7 Wonders of the World
<http://www.new7wonders.... all but one of the 7 Wonders of the (Ancient) World are gone* there’s an effort to come up with 7 new wonders. So take a peak and vote. One day, you’ll say to your grandkids: “I told them to name that one of the Wonders of the World. That’s the kind of pull I used to have, kid. That’s right. Fo-shizzle.”Trivia: Neushwanstein Castle will probably look familiar. It’s the inspiration for Sleeping Beauty’s ......

Posted On Monday, July 10, 2006 6:51 AM

Good answer to a dumb question
Katie Couric, while interviewing a Marine sniper, asked: "What do you feel when you shoot a terrorist?" The Marine shrugged and replied: "Recoil." (hard to fault a GI that eloquent) ......

Posted On Monday, July 10, 2006 6:25 AM

ASP.NET Session State timeout
We have been having some problems with our client application timing out on us. We have a .NET C# Smart Client that connects to a remote server.The remote server serves up Remoting Objects over HTTPS to the Smart Client using an IIS .NET 2.0 Web Application.Our remoted objects have a lifetime leaseTime of 0 or “forever”. <lifetime leaseTime="0"/> But for some reason our user’s kept getting timed out after 20 minutes. Finally we figure out that our ASP.NET web application has ......

Posted On Friday, July 7, 2006 11:57 AM

Use your Motorola Q as a broadband modem (Tethered DUN)
Use your Motorola Q as a broadband modem Surf at broadband speeds as you tether your Q. I found the following info where someone figured out how to use your Motorola Q as a broadband modem! Now before everyone jumps at me a little disclaimer, "If you should decide on using this workaround you are breaking your terms and conditions of your contract with Verizon Wireless and could be dropped". Ok now that’s out of the way here is how it is done. The reason I won’t to figure this out was ......

Posted On Saturday, July 1, 2006 3:22 PM

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