Month: November 2009

SQL Server 2008: Error Saving changes is not permitted

If you have been playing with SQL Server Management Studio 2008 and are modifying tables in the designer, you may run into this error: Save Saving changes is not permitted. The changes you have made require the following tables to be dropped and re-created.  You have either made changes to a table that can’t be…

Windows 7: Resize/shrink Partition

Did you know, resizing a partition (even the boot partition) on Microsoft Windows 7 is possible without the use of any third party utilities/tools. Just start the Disk Management Console and shrink your partition. Another reason for switching/upgrading to Windows 7..!…

PowerShell: Enabling PowerShell v2 Remotely

Looking for how to configure the local computer for remote management using Microsoft PowerShell? Set-WSManQuickConfig – This command sets the required configuration to enable remote management of the local computer. By default, this command creates a WS-Management listener on HTTP….

Microsoft Office 2010 Beta – Public downloads

Here we go folks, tasty Microsoft Office 2010 Beta Download links for everyone. Today’s beta releases of Microsoft Office 2010 suites, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Project 2010, and Microsoft Visio 2010 represent an exciting opportunity for you to test-drive new features—and to share your feedback….

Microsoft Office 2010 Deployment Kit for App-V (Beta)

The Microsoft Office 2010 Deployment Kit for App-V enables Office 2010 client products to be sequenced and deployed with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V). The Microsoft Office 2010 Deployment Kit for App-V is required for sequencing and deploying Office 2010 client products with Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V). This kit includes the components required for Office license…

Microsoft Windows 8

Stephan Chapman from Microsoft Kitchen published some thoughts & pictures from roadmaps about the further development of the Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. It seems, that Windows 8 could be RTM in 2012. It seems that the next major OS from Microsoft will also include Hyper-V as a part of the Operating System Kernel….

Recovering accidentally deleted Items in Active Directory

Well, it could happen that you delete an Active Directory Objects / Accounts (like a User, Group, Computer whatever object) accidentally. In the past i used ADSIEdit.msc to restore the object. Well, this is a not so straight-forward procedure and not that easy to accomplish. Lately I’ve stumbled over a page from guy/blog called Windowmaker …

Exchange 2010: A previous version of Exchange Server..

Receiving the message ‘a previous version of exchange server is already installed on this machine’ when trying to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2010?…

SQL: List Database Connections for specific user

Want to list all connections to a database for a specific user? go read on..  …

SQL: Drop / Kill Database Connections

If you need to drop database connections for a specific database, go read on.. This has been tested for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008….