I was in the supermarket looking for cold medicine, and as is my wont, I like to read the fine print before choosing a product. Most of the products listed their active ingredients in the form Active Ingredient: XYZ 150mg. But there were a few that said Active Ingredient: XYZ 6X.
A customer liaison asked the following question on behalf of
My customer is finding that their Windows Server 2003 system has
restarted, and they want to find out why.
I’ve found some event log similar to the ones below,
In other parts of the world, religious images emerge from
Out here, we get Microsoft marketing.
If I were on it, I could’ve charged admission.
Andy Visser posted to the Suggestion Box something that wasn’t so much a suggestion as a comment, presumably to get around the fact that comments on the original item had been closed: “I’ve found that the start bar seems to behave like it may be using this call incorrectly.
If instead of calling ExitProcess you merely return from the main thread of a process, does the process terminate?
No, but maybe yes.
This is another one of the places where the C runtime behaves differently from raw Win32.
Under raw Win32,
A customer had the following question:
I’m using the ShellExecute function to launch a new process and am passing the handle to my application’s main window as the hwnd parameter. From the new process, I want to get information from the old process,
My young nieces live in a Chinese-speaking household, which is great for them because it means that when they grow up, they will be fluent in two languages. But it makes things a bit tricky at the beginning.
The niece who is the subject of this story had just turned two at the time this story takes place,
A customer noticed that when you right-click on Computer in the second column of the Start menu on Windows Vista, the first two options are Open and Explore. On the other hand, in Windows 7, the Explore option is gone, leaving just Open.
Today marks the 15th anniversary of the public release of Windows 95.
During the development of Windows 95, one of the team members attended a Mac conference. And not as a secret agent, either. He proudly wore a Windows 95 team T-shirt as he strolled among the booths.
Commenter Erbi has a program which creates a splash screen on a background thread while the main thread initializes. “I create and then destroy this splash screen window just before creating and displaying the main window.” The problem is that the main window fails to obtain foreground activation.