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Dropping A Table in SQL CE

There’s a bug in the instructions for removing a table using SQL Compact Edition that drove me nuts for about 20 minutes.   I tried the intuitive way which is what is documented in the help, but which is also … Continue reading

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SanDisk Cruzer U3 Drive Trouble

My wife gave me a 4GB SanDisk Cruzer U3 drive for Christmas.   I ran into trouble with it on my Vista desktop at the office where I kept getting an error where Vista recognized the device, but it couldn’t … Continue reading

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Strange Error on Virtual PC

Entry updated 2008-02-13… I’ve figured out the actual cause of error message “The virtual machine is using a video mode that is too large for your monitor” and a way to solve the problem without a reboot.   Consider the … Continue reading

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Those Stupid Web Pages!

I was googling something technical the other day (I don’t even remember what), and came across this page.   As I was browsing the page to see if it would help, I found this: “I ponder if companies will realize … Continue reading

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Office Language Bar

The Microsoft Office Language Bar has an annoying habit of activating itself on install.   You can right click on the toolbars and select “disable” and when you reboot, voila, it comes back.   I’ve heard that this has especially … Continue reading

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Acrobat PDF File Size

I’ve been working on a project where I am dynamically filling form fields on a PDF using the PDFToolkit from ActivePDF.   It’s been great, with one exception. The customer had created their PDF and sent it to me to … Continue reading

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