Monthly Archives: October 2006

Loading a registry hive for a computer that no longer boots

So the question came up today of how to export some keys from a system that doesn’t boot anymore.  I think I learned this trick from a document by Jeffrey Belt on the shell team, but here’s the official documentation. … Continue reading

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Using Visual Studio 2005 as the postmortem debugger

I often set windbg as the post-mortem debugger (run windbg -IS to make it happen), but today we wanted to use Visual Studio.  Here’s what we needed to do: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AeDebug] "Debugger"="vsjitdebugger.exe -p %ld" "Auto"="1" … Continue reading

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VW Woes – Resolution

OK – too busy moving to say much, but we have the car back, it’s running, everything is fixed except that we didn’t worry about the relocking (they found the issue, and it costs more to fix than I care … Continue reading

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VW Woes

I’ve had my VW for about 5 years now and haven’t had too many problems with it.  Had to replace the rotors (did you know there’s no brake sensor on certain configurations in a VW?).  Also had an electrical issue, … Continue reading

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WMI Tools

So I’ve been learning about some other tools for visualizing WMI.  Most of them are centered around getting you some WMI code to run.  That’s great, and I might eventually add some features like that, but I think that WMI … Continue reading

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Moving this weekend… WMI, codeplex

Things are slowing down on a few of my projects right now (this blog being one of them).  We’re getting ready to move into our house this weekend.  It’s funny, despite the huge amount of work that’s required it still … Continue reading

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Kanoodle makes me .33$

Well after a little bit, putting Kanoodle adds on my blog has made me .33$.  Most of my readers are using RSS and they don’t show up there, so there are very few impressions anyway.  But still – 33 cents … Continue reading

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