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Month: May 2008

What gives MediaDefender the right to launch a DoS attack against Revision3

I just started reading Molly Wood’s blog and that’s where I first heard about the Denial of Service (DoS) attack…

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Brian Peeks new book is already listed on Amazon

Brian Peek (probably the most well known member of our TVUG user group) has a book coming out, “10 Coding4Fun…

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Does knowing C make you a better programmer?

Joel and Jeff had a conversation about the merits of knowing how to program in C.  Joel’s take was knowing…

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Ack! The Windows Installer does not permit installation from a Remote Desktop Connection

I’m testing a installer that I had migrated from Wise For Windows to InstallAware. I testing the installer from inside…

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IPv6 and Vista

The other day, I read a post that Carl Franklin had made on his blog about a new Vista laptop…

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Checking for the presence of .Net Framework 2.0 SP1

Installware has a lot of built in support for checking for the presence of the various flavors of the .NET…

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InstallAware doesn’t automatically remove assemblies from the GAC at uninstall time

I am updating the installer for one of our products to check for the presence of the SP1 version of…

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Showing installed app versions with BgInfo

I love it when you can use one cool tool to enhance another cool tool.  Duncan Epping posted an English…

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Uninstall IE8 Beta before installing XP SP3

If you running the beta version of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) under Windows XP, the word is to uninstall IE8…

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Dealing with the Duplicate Resource: Type 24 when enabling theme support in Delphi 2007

I was writing a little utility in Delphi 2007 to make it easy to work with data stored as the…

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