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

Clone VirtualBox VM's

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

Clone VirtualBox VM's

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

Windows 8 Tips Part 17 – Enable Merge Folder Dialogue

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Back in Windows 7, when you copied a folder into another folder that already contained a sub-folder with the same name, you would receive a warning dialogue warning you that the folders with the same name will be merged. This at least gave you a heads-up before continuing. Unfortunately (or fortunately,

Windows 8 Tips Part 16 – Change Startup Programs… But Where Is Startup?

Change Windows 8 Startup Programs

Change Windows 8 Startup Programs Is your Windows 8 machine taking a millisecond longer to start up? Well, that's easy to diagnose. Just head on over to the Startup Programs and change what apps are loaded when you start your PC. Right.... the Startup Tab.... where is it? Well Microsoft have moved the