The Daily Six Pack: October 7, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Install Windows 10 on Hyper V How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview on Microsoft Hyper V in Windows 8.1 Pro ?, Senthil Kumar Other Hosting the VS 2013 ALM VM in a Windows Azure Virtual Machine, Wes Macdonald Download Windows 10 Technical Preview now !, Jihad

The Daily Six Pack: August 8, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: Power BI Primer on Power BI (Business Intelligence), Mark Tabladillo Other Russia Grants Edward Snowden 3-Year Residential Permit, LeakSource Turn Windows 8 Task Manager into a Widget using Summary View, Anand Khanse Moving to the .NET Framework 4.5.2 Leveraging existing code across .NET platforms, The .NET Team How to resize

Resizing VirtualBox Disks Does Not Work With Snapshots

Resizing VirtualBox Disks - I wanted to resize the hard drive of my VM, and I figured that this would be an easy task. As it turns out, it is extremely easy. The only problem was that it wasn't working. Here is how I resolved that error. Please note, this is my

Moving VirtualBox VM’s To An External Drive

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Moving Virtual Box VM's - The other day I created a VM in VirtualBox, and it created the VM in the default directory on my local drive. My local drive is not full, but having a virtual machine hogging an initial 23 Gb of disk space, didn't excite me too

The Daily Six Pack: January 9, 2014

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A COLLECTION OF LINKS FOR LOVERS OF I.T. Dirk Strauss . . . . Feature link: VirtualBox And Hyper-V Switch easily between VirtualBox and Hyper-V with a BCDEdit boot Entry in Windows 8.1, Scott Hanselman Other Windows 8.1 Developer Training: Geek Edition, Senthil Kumar Document Your Code with IntelliSense, Peter Vogel Securing Windows XP after End Of Support April 2014, Anand Khanse SA-made

Resolve Windows Live Mail Error When Using smtp4dev

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smtp4dev is an excellent testing tool to add to your tools library. Go ahead and download smtp4dev from CodePlex. It is a dummy SMTP server which is compatible with Windows 7/Vista/XP/2003/2010. smtp4dev Will sit in the system tray and listen for messages on the port you specify (usually port 25). The

Clone VirtualBox VM’s Easily To Provide a Fresh Dev Environment

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Clone VirtualBox VM's - Lately I have fallen in love again with VirtualBox. I have decided that using the same installation of SYSPRO on my local dev machine to do all customisations is inefficient. As time moves along and different customisations need to be done for different clients, my SYSPRO installation

The Daily Six Pack: July 5, 2013

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Windows 8.1 with .Net Framework 3.5 - Kunal Chowdhury gives us the low down on how to make it work on a fresh install. Gunnar Peipman talks about Edit and Continue with 64-bit apps being supported in Visual Studio 2013. Lastly, New York get's it's own unique Web domain. Today I have taken