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January, 2007

  • Test Signing X64 Drivers

    Well, I did learn a lot today! You may be familiar with the restrictions that Windows Vista X64 places on unsigned kernel-mode drivers (I was only vaguely familiar with it). This is new - XP64 (which I upgraded from) would warn but allow installation...
  • 5 Dirty Secrets About Me*

    Thanks Andrew . No, no, really, thank you. Um, right. As this is my corporate blog, I feel an innate hesitation to tarnish the company sheen (actually, it's more like demarcation: as far as I'm concerned, the marketing department are responsible for it...
  • ISA Server Firewall Client for Windows Vista

    Over here . Works with all ISA Server versions to date, and with Windows Vista client, importantly! x64 and x86 versions included. Safe when taken as directed. via Josh and KB article 929556 .
  • IIS6 Perf Tweak for Intranets

    Kerb authentication is performed at each request, rather than each connection. This can end up being a little top-heavy. 917557 FIX: You may experience slow performance when you use Integrated Windows authentication together with the Kerberos authentication...
  • DebugDiag 1.1 Released!

    IIS Troubleshooters rejoice! If you've ever had an application on an IIS server do one of the following, this tool is for you: - hang (or respond slowly) - crash (W3WP.exe terminated unexpectedly) - chew memory in the lead-up to a crash or need a restart...
  • Sick Day

    My eyes just haven't been the same since the tusk incident, and the medication seems to be making them worse. I'm typically the last person you'll see away from the office, but with eye things, it's better to not take the risk of spreading them. Still...