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Hannes Pavelka It isn't rocket science. Well, unless of course you're NASA August 2006 Entries
What is the vshost.exe doing ?
If you are developing with Visual Studio 2005 you probably have seen the *.vshost.exe files inside of your bin folder or you saw the process running while debugging. The vshost.exe file is coming from Visual Studio and serves a very good purpose. The vshost.exe is a new Visual Studio 2005 feature and is actually a hosting process. It serves mainly three purposes: Improve PerformanceThe hosting process improves performance by handling creation of the AppDomain and initalization of the debugger. Allow ......

Posted On Friday, August 11, 2006 2:59 AM

Install Soundblaster on VIrtual PC with Windows 2003
I just installed a VPC running Windows 2003 Server. Virtual PC is emulating a Soundblaster 16 but Windows 2003 does not provide any drivers. Thus to get sound working (either for playback or recording) you need to manually install the appropriate drivers. The two driver files you need are wdma_ctl.inf and ctlsb16.sys. Windows XP is having those two files. To get them do the following: From a command prompt: expand "%windir%\driver cache\i386\" -F:ctlsb16.sys c:\This will extract the ctlsb16.sys ......

Posted On Thursday, August 3, 2006 3:13 AM

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