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Connection balancing across NLB using IIS and MaxKeepAliveRequests

September 21st, 2011
using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Web; using System.Diagnostics; using System.Collections.Specialized; namespace We… more »

Switch off "Advanced Text Services" (ctfmon.exe)

August 10th, 2010
My biggest bugbear is the fact that the Windows Exploder, erm I mean Windows Explorer will hang for what appears to be no reason. The integrated nature of Windows Explorer means that if one hangs then it blocks other Windows Explorers from loading.… more »

Copying files to a remote share on windows

April 13th, 2010
When you are writing batch scripts (programs that run in the background without user intervention) you often need to copy a file on to a remote machine. If you are not already connected to the machine you will get this message when you try to initiate… more »

Simple way of sharing files on a home network

February 8th, 2010
There are several ways of sharing files between 2 (or more) PCs. The simplest is some sort of removable media such as a memory stick or DVD. You might run into problems if your file is bigger than the size of the memory stick. The trouble with copying… more »

Java's File.renameTo fails on Windows

February 2nd, 2010
I had a problem with renaming a properties file. Java's File.renameTo() always failed and returned false. There was no explanation as to why it failed, so it left me stuck with no idea what to do. Windows has a different file locking policy to Unix (a… more »