Monthly Archives: August 2004

WinFS not in Longhorn release

Through Andres Aguiar’s weblog I found out that WinFS will not be part of the Longhorn release, that is now targeted for 2006. Avalon and Indigo should be in it, but also available on Windows XP. Read more in this … Continue reading

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Counter-strike: Source is available for preloading

For the owners of Counter-strike: Condition Zero (CS:CZ) (highly recommended) and ATI video cards with the voucher for a free copy of Half-life 2, Counter-strike: Source is available for preloading through Steam. If you own a copy of CS:CZ (or … Continue reading

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Site is back up again

Don’t know what it was. Probably Internet connection. Apologies for the inconvenience.

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Securely storing credentials for impersonation in web.config

ASP.NET allows you to change the underlying Windows account that is used for the identity of the aspnet_wp.exe worker process. It looks like this: <identity impersonate=”false” userName=”SpecialASPNETaccount” password=”Pa$$w0rd”/> Pretty obviously this is not a desired option. Microsoft has the aspnet_setreg.exe tool … Continue reading

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Undocumented BIOS feature of Dell Latitude D600

If you are only looking for the BIOS feature: Alt+E, Alt+F will reset your BIOS of your Dell Latitude D600 laptop to factory settings. It might work for other types as well. There you have it. No need to read … Continue reading

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Interesting new weblog for SQL Server 2005

Through a referral (it has my log in its blogroll) I found this weblog on http://www.YukonXML.com called SQL Server 2005 Distilled. It covers many topics on Yukon and promises to become an interesting source of information on it.

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