Monthly Archives: March 2008

SIDs, Profiles and Vista, oh my!

I lost my domain controller last August, and despite some fair efforts to rebuild it, I ended up just buying a proper server instead of the crappy workstation which I had been using for the last five years (I wonder … Continue reading

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System.Transactions and the Silent Timeout of Death

There’s a huge whopping gaping hole of a bug in .NET 2.0 (and also by default in .NET 3.5) with the interaction between the native SqlClient and the System.Transactions code when lightweight transactions are in use.   Basically, it goes … Continue reading

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GPMC – Group Policy Management Console for .NET 2.0 and Windows x64

Received wisdom has it that GPMC won’t work on x64 and won’t work unless .NET 1.0 or 1.1 is installed. All basically true, except as far as I can see it’s only a restriction in the installer. Darren Mar-Elia pointed … Continue reading

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