SQL Server Management Studio – Changing Default Data Type In Table Designer

If there is one thing that I always had a pet peeve with, was the table designer column data type default in SQL Server Management Studio. You have no option (that I am aware of) to change the default column data type when creating a new data table in table

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

VirtualBox CompareExchange128 Error on Windows 8.1 Preview Install

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VirtualBox CompareExchange128 Error Over the past few days, the Internet has been abuzz with articles, Tweets and showcases of Windows 8.1 Preview and Visual Studio 2013 Preview. My curiosity got the better of me, so last night I decided to give Windows 8.1 Preview a whirl. So as any good intrepid explorer

Twitter – Get All Your Tweets In One Archive

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Twitter is addictive. Can you remember your first tweet? I was so thankful that mine wasn't one of those 'Trying out this Twitter thingy' tweets. You know, the one that is  almost like making a good entrance. Well just how do you go about getting your Twitter Archive? Finally they have

Windows 8 Tips Part 18 – Customize Task Manager

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Windows 8 has redesigned the Task Manager. It's better and more advanced than the previous versions of it. Did you know that you can customize Windows 8 Task Manager to your liking? Take a look at the tabs along the top and you will notice (among others) Performance, Startup, App history