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Robert Bernstein's Blog Adventures in Windows, .NET, and C++
I often get confused about the different types of C++ casts: dynamic_cast can be used for "upcasting" or "downcasting" Upcasting: A* pA = dynamic_cast<A*>(pB) when B inherits from A Downcasting: B* pB = dynamic_cast<B*>(pA) when B inherits from A static_cast static_cast conversions are not as safe as dynamic_cast conversions, because static_cast ......

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If you cannot ping a Windows 7 box, don't just disable the Windows Firewall. See the following page describing how to enable the included ICMP Echo rule in the Windows Firewall: http://www.fixya.com/suppor... Note that I shut down the Windows Firewall service (net stop mpssvc) and this did not "re-enable" ......

If you have older VMware Workstation disk images (vmdk files) that are split into multiple parts, you can consolidate them into a single disk image from the command prompt: vmware-vdiskmanager -r MyVirtualMachineDisk.vmdk -t 0 SingleDiskFile.vmdk The "-t 0" means "single growable virtual disk". If you prefer to preallocate all the storage for the disk, ......

By default, SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) will not let you save changes to the designs of your tables. When you attempt to do so, it wants you to drop and re-create the table. You will typically see a dialog similar to the following: However, SSMS will actually let you perform such a change without have to drop the table and re-create it. To enable ......

When you right-click on your WPF project in Visual Studio 2010 (VS2010) and select Add / New Item... / Text File, the "Build Action" on this file is automatically set to "Resource." So, when you ship your application, this text file will be embedded within it. If this was simply meant to be a readme file for your own benefit, you may not want it embedded ......

If you have the Sysinternals SDelete.exe program on your system and would like to be able to right-click on a file or directory in Windows Explorer and have it securely delete that data, then I have just the shell extension for you. Download the SDelete.inf file, below, and securely delete away! EDIT: I discovered that files and directories with the ......

When you first run Visual Studio 2010 (VS2010), it asks you to select a profile (e.g. C#, C++). This determines the Start Page displayed when VS2010 starts. Once you pick this, there appears to be no easy way to change your selection (at least none that I've found). To see which start pages are available to you, look in the following directory: 32-bit ......

Final Solution: I figured it out! Open your project in VS2010, select the Project menu and choose Properties..., and click the dropdown next to Platform Toolset. You can select between v100 (VS2010), v90 (VS2008), and Windows7.1SDK. Select the 7.1 SDK and click OK. Now you're all set. Note that you can use v90 to build apps that compile for older versions ......

For those of you who have pinned any program to your Windows 7 taskbar, you can hold down the Ctrl and Shift keys when clicking the icon and it will launch it with Administrator privileges. I use this frequently when I need to run Visual Studio 2010 with Administrator privileges, but it will work with any program. Now I just need someone to write a ......

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