Archive for April, 2005

no ADSL, no Power

Monday, April 11th, 2005

It rained (and hailed apparently) a lot on Sunday, so on Monday morning work was without power. So I got to spend the day at home harassing the ADSL installers for my ADSL that was supposed to be installed on Friday (8th April 2005). If I’m luckly i might be able to get someone to […]


Tuesday, April 5th, 2005

While I was sorting through my various pictures the other day I came across a screen shot I had sent a friend before my pc died. I noticed the font I was using, it was a font I had installed days previously, and had yet to store in my must-have box. I searched fairly hard […]

Maintaining Thread Identites

Monday, April 4th, 2005

We were having some weird threading issues with database access. Turns out that the new threads were not acquiring the impersonated identity of the parent thread, but in fact the original identity. After quite a lot of digging using reflector, I checked the web for thoughts: khanna suggests re-impersonating in the new thread, which is […]

How to set WPFX’s preferred editor

Friday, April 1st, 2005

In XP double-clicking on any image file loads up Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, how usefull. After installing The GIMP I thought it would be usefull to have it load images instead. Unfortunatly unless you are running The GIMP at the time it takes a while to load (damn annoying if it’s just an email […]

transparent desktops

Friday, April 1st, 2005

I came across transparent desktop backgrounds the other day. Today I found some free time and had a go at making my own: I should have read the How-To first, it explains a fool proof method of making them perfect :-), i just need to find a tripod…