If you’ve compiled/re-compiled an ADO application on a Windows 7 Service Pack 1-based computer and the app does not run on down-level operating systems with the any of the error messages below, please see our new KB article published today (16th of March, 2011) : Error message 1 REGDB_E_CLASSNOTREG (0x80040154) Error message 2 E_POINTER (0x80004003) […]

Read More → REGDB_E_CLASSNOTREG (0x80040154), E_POINTER (0x80004003), E_NOINTERFACE (0x80004002), Unable to cast COM object of type ‘System.__ComObject’ to interface type ‘ADODB.Connection’ error codes/messages

Our RTM build number of .NET Framework 4.0 is 4.0.30319.1 . After appyling “Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1” to your Visual Studio 2010, you will see that some DLLs in your .NET 4.0 upgraded from 4.0.30319.1 to 4.0.30319.225 . For example check your C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\clr.dll’s version (for x64 machines) or C:\windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319 (for x86 machines) by […]

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Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is available for download. MSDN subscribers can download the bits now. General availability will be on Thursday, March 10. Here are the links : Download Service Pack 1 (MSDN Subscribers) Thursday’s general availability download is here.

Read More → Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 is available for MSDN Subscribers and It will be Generally Available as of Thursday, March 10, 2011

You’re wondering ore maybe you’ve already using “SQL Azure” but still have questions on your mind and don’t know where to start. Here’s a good resource for you. You can find our wiki about SQL Azure here. I’m pretty sure that you will like it if you’re interested in using SQL Azure or already started […]

Read More → Great SQL Azure Resource page – Everything you ever wanted to know about SQL Azure, but were afraid to ask

Our KB article http://support.microsoft.com/kb/815112 clearly states this. Then, you may ask me “Why this guy is repeating the documented thing in this blog post ?”. Answer is simple, we do see lots of issues coming from our customers about this and I want to mention about this point in this blog too just thinking that I […]

Read More → Use of MSXML (MSXML3, MSXML4, MSXML6 our COM component libraries) in .NET applications are not supported

Though this CTP release is released on 14th of January, 2011, I noticed that I forgot adding my blog. In case if you haven’t noticed that it’s available already and want to “play” with the 4.0 CTP please download it from here. This technology preview of the JDBC driver added support for Denali. Main features which are […]

Read More → Download Microsoft JDBC Driver for SQL Server 4.0 CTP! (Community Technology Preview)