Interesting Articles (2009-06-11)

Here are a few links to some interesting articles: Out of Memory does not refer to physical memory Microsoft .NET 4.0 Cancellation Framework The First Few Milliseconds of an HTTPS Connection Intel Software Network – Parallel Programming Talk Working with Intel AMT: My First Thoughts These are primarily for my …

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Adobe Reader 9 Customization Tool Bug

I would like to take a few minutes to relay a story of a bug in Adobe’s Customization Wizard version 9 that causes Adobe Reader 9.x browser integration to fail. If you are seeing the symptom in the screenshot below (“The Adobe Acrobat/Reader that is running can not be used …

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Windows 7 Remote Desktop Client

I just found a really cool, yet subtle, feature of the Windows 7 Remote Desktop Client! If you open a remote desktop (terminal services) session to a remote system, and go into full-screen mode, you can now click and drag the title bar at the top of the screen! It’s …

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[Lack of] .NET Support in WinPE 3.0

So, I downloaded the Release Candidate of the Windows 7 Automated Installation Kit (AIK) this morning and installed it on one of my spare systems. I was excited to see that a new version of WinPE was available! I hope that they have made improvements to it, much as WinPE …

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Virtual Server and Internet Explorer

I am using Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 to build a base Windows XP image for our client imaging process. I am using the Windows 7 64-bit Release Candidate with Internet Explorer 8 to access the Virtual Server web interface. Unfortunately, I was having an issue where the mouse acted …

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Free Tool: RegKeyToMOF

Here is a link to a free tool that automatically generates the MOF syntax for a given registry key. It has a nice, simple GUI that allows you to easily navigate down to the registry key you’re looking for. As soon as you click on the one you want, it …

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