December, 2006

  • How to frisk a DC when people are complaining of "Authentication Issues".

    At Microsoft we do quite a bit of dogfooding (imagine that) and in doing so we run into issues in the infrastructure and a lot of the time they crop up as "authentication issues". For example, users can't get to a website, a share, e-mail, etc. The symptoms...
  • How to filter the eventlog in Vista manually (XML)

    So I ran into a situation last week where I wanted to filter the event log in Vista to only show events in the Application log that contained the string msnmsgr.exe. Alas, this was not as easy as alt-clicking and adding to the keywords. I thought it would...
  • Book of Vista (The definitive guide to Vista)

    I've lately been sending people to Wikipedia for information on what's new in Windows Vista, but with the release of the Product Guide on microsoft.com I'll be sending them to this download location now. A comprehensive feature-by-feature guide to Windows...
  • Windows Live Search for Mobile launched!

    So Windows Live search for Mobile launched and Gizmodo did a comparison between Google maps for mobile and Live search for mobile and said that the Live search wins hands down! Take the jump to read the comparison, but after reading it I have to say...
  • Great Art

    If you haven't checked out https://www.zune-arts.net yet then you're missing out on some really cool art, music, videos that are free for the taking. I've put a sample here but there are quite a bit on the site that you should check out. Some of my favoirte...