Computers

So below I'm going to share with you a fairly easy to use and understand ASP.NET User Control that allows you to pick a Date (with the ajaxToolkit CalenderExtender) and also select the Time of day using a drop down list. I've named the control...  more »

In SQL Server 2008 Management Studio, you may want to change the default settings to allow you to edit more than the 200 rows at a time, or select more than 1000 rows, which are the default settings for SQL Server. To modify "Edit Top 200 Rows" or "Select...  more »

So yesterday, I started getting green squiggly line validation warnings at design time on ASP.NET server controls within the HTML Design view for my Visual Web Developer 2010 Express project in Windows 7. Essentially, intellisense on all the ASP.NET...  more »

While using my new Windows 7 64-bit computer, with Visual Studio 2010 running as Administrator, I began getting the following error while trying to open up individual c# files or asp.net files in VS2010: "There was a problem sending the command to the...  more »

Windows Live Messenger can be pretty annoying if you have it installed on your computer, but don't actually use it. Messenger will by default load during start-up of Windows, and also pop-up when opening Internet Explorer or using the Bing search bar,...  more »

At some point, you may need to disable Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) in order to install other software. To disable MSE follow these steps: Open Microsoft Security Essentials Click on the Settings tab. In the left-hand menu, select Real-time...  more »

Here's how you can UrlEncode the plus sign (+) in a URL querystring in ASP.NET and then retrieve the plus symbol after UrlDecoding the string. In this example, I will do a postback and redirect the Server.UrlEncoded string to another page. First we will...  more »

Here's a step by step process to enable a remote connection to your SQL Server 2008 Express database that is configured on Windows Server 2008 using an assigned port #. 1) First make sure the SQL Server Authentication is enabled and the User name that...  more »

Here's how you can do a simple validation check for blank spaces in javascript. In the example below, the javascript function first trims the text value to make sure there is no extra white space and then checks the length for 0: function...  more »

Here's how you can enable SQL Server Authentication in a SQL Server 2008 database, and then add a User login and password account for connecting to the database. Open SQL Server Management Studio In the Object Explorer sidebar, right-click on the top SQL...  more »

UPDATE 12-16-2011: For those of you who are getting an "sgen.exe" error message when trying to building your project in Visual Studio that reads something like "Could not load file or assembly or one of its dependencies. Operation is not supported. SGEN"....  more »

If you're making the jump to begin using the Windows Live Mail email client now in Windows 7, from the Windows Mail client that was on Windows Vista, you may want to transfer over your previously entered email account setup details that you had been using...  more »

If you've been using Windows Mail on a Windows Vista computer, and upgraded to a Windows 7 computer you may want to copy over your email information from Windows Mail to the newer Windows Live Mail email client on Windows 7. As it stands now Windows Mail...  more »

Here's how to install Internet Information Services (IIS7) on a Windows 7 (or Vista) computer so that ASP.NET websites will run on the IIS7 web server. First, you will want to make sure that you are signed into an account with Administrator access on your...  more »

If you are getting the following error while trying to access or deploy a SQL Services Reporting Services (ssrs) report server on your localhost: The permissions granted to user 'domain\username' are insufficient for performing this operation....  more »

In this quick tip, you'll learn how to open the Windows Explorer in Windows 7. Move your mouse cursor over the windows Start button and right-click. In the menu that pops up, click on Open Windows Explorer. The Windows Explorer window should open up, and...  more »

After running a ASP.NET website on IIS 7.5 for the first time on a Windows 7 computer, I was faced with the following error message: Login failed for user 'IIS APPPOOL\ASP.NET v4.0'. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the...  more »

After setting up a new Windows 7 computer with IIS 7.5 and Visual Studio 2010, I tried to start my ASP.NET 4.0 website using the Local IIS web server. However, right off the bat I was hit with the following IIS error message: HTTP Error 500.21 - Internal...  more »

I just came across a way to test a data providers connection string (like a SQL Server database) with the help of a plain text file using Notepad. To investigate and test out if your connection string works, your going to want to create a UDL file. To do...  more »

So my Logitech Wave Pro keyboard was working just fine, then all of a sudden the Space bar key got stuck in the down position. It actually happened while cleaning the keyboard and it's keys (although to be honest, at the time it happened I didn't...  more »

Taking the cover off of a Dell XPS 8000 computer can be a bit of a mystery if you have never removed it before. Here's how to open the case of a Dell XPS 8000 for the first time: At the back of the Dell XPS 8000 case, remove the screw just below the hand...  more »

The Windows Live Messenger sign box will by popup by default on computer startup. This can be quite annoying especially if you don't even use the Windows Live instant messenger client. Luckily, you can easily turn off the Windows Live Messenger popup box...  more »

So you just got a new computer... now it's time to get your entire iTunes library of music, podcasts, playlists, apps, and purchased files from your old computer to your new computer. The following step-by-step will show you how you can move all of your...  more »

In Windows 7, the Recycle Bin seems to be missing from the desktop by default. Fortunately, it's pretty simple to show (or hide) the Recycle Bin on the desktop. To show (or hide) the Recycle Bin on the desktop in Windows 7 follow these steps: Click the...  more »

I recently ran into the following error while trying to get Elmah to work / complie with my Web Application Project in Visual Studio 2010: Could not load file or assembly 'file:///C:\Users\DOUGDELL2\Documents\Visual Studio...  more »

Ask a Question

Related Tags

iphone (46)
asp.net (20)
ios (12)
itunes (10)
email (7)
iis7 (7)
ipad (7)