AMT / ConfigMgr SQL Query: Mismatched Hostnames

In IT environments where device naming standards may be course, or where users can freely rename their systems at will, you may experience problems managing these clients’ AMT firmwares. Since, in order to maintain proper AMT functionality, the OS and AMT hostnames must match, an IT administrator or engineer would …

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Microsoft Code Analysis Tool (CAT)

Microsoft seems to have released a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of a new Code Analysis Tool (CAT) for Visual Studio. Download Here is the description of it: CAT.NET is a snap-in to the Visual Studio IDE that helps you identify security flaws within a managed code (C#, Visual Basic .NET, …

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Windows Server 2008 “Ghost” iSCSI Targets

If you’ve used iSCSI with the Windows 2008 iSCSI initiator, you may have noticed that on occasion, iSCSI targets will get “stuck” in the iSCSI initiator software. It doesn’t really hurt anything, but if it bothers you, you can remove these iSCSI target definitions in the registry. Open regedit, and …

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Windows Server 2008 "Ghost" iSCSI Targets

If you’ve used iSCSI with the Windows 2008 iSCSI initiator, you may have noticed that on occasion, iSCSI targets will get “stuck” in the iSCSI initiator software. It doesn’t really hurt anything, but if it bothers you, you can remove these iSCSI target definitions in the registry. Open regedit, and …

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Final Fantasy VIII on Windows 7

For anyone who’s interested, I just thought I’d let you all know that Final Fantasy VIII works on the Windows 7 Release Candidate without issue! If I recall correctly, there were some issues with FF8 working on Vista. All I did was install it, and play it … it just …

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Two Amazing WPF Experts

Here are the blog links to a couple of amazing WPF experts I recently had the opportunity of meeting in person. http://blogs.msdn.com/jaimer/default.aspx http://karlshifflett.wordpress.com/

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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