It goes again.
I misread a question from commenter Comedy Gaz, so let’s try it again. (Good thing I held one last Suggestion Box Monday of the year in reserve.)
Why can’t you rename deleted items in the Recycle Bin?
Okay, first of all,
You never need to call the HeapLock and
HeapUnlock functions under normal operation.
Assuming the heap is serialized
(which is the default),
all the standard heap functions like
HeapAllocate and HeapFree
will automatically serialize.
In fact, the way they serialize is by calling
A customer wanted to know what it means when the LoadLibrary function returns the special value 0x10000000.
Um, it means that the library was loaded at 0x10000000?
Okay, here’s some more information: “We’re trying to debug an application which loads DLLs and attempts to hook their registry accesses when they call DllRegisterServer.
For those unfamiliar with Sandra Lee, her gimmick is that the ingredients in her recipes are primarily prepared foods, a food-preparation technique (I’m reluctant to call it cooking) which she calls “semi-homemade.”
First, the creation one critic called “an edible hate crime.”
Via a customer liaison, we received what seemed like a simple question: “How can I detect whether a Windows machine is big-endian or little-endian?”
You could actually answer this question (say by coughing up a code fragment that stores a 16-bit value to memory and then takes it apart into bytes to see how it got stored,
I’m going to be lazy today and make you solve the problem.
Did a recent security hotfix change change the way we handle UNC paths with spaces? Normally, if we open the Run dialog and type \\server\share\Support Library\, the Support Library folder opens.
Once again, the commentary is NSFW, but once again, they so deserve it.
Miss Universe 2012 National Costumes, Part 1 my favorite is the commentary for the Dominican Republic) Miss Universe 2012 National Costumes, Part 2 Miss Universe 2012 National Costumes,
Jeremy points out that the documentation for
SetClipboardData says that the clipboard
owner must not call OpenClipboard when responding
On the other hand, the documentation for
WM_RENDERALLFORMATS says that
the owner must call OpenClipboard and
The BackupRead and BackupWrite functions require that the handle you provide by synchronous. (In other words, that they not be opened with FILE_FLAG_OVERLAPPED.)
A customer submitted the following question:
We have been using asynchronous file handles with the BackupRead. Every so often,