Category: Software

Using a Synology NAS as VPN Server


Did you know that it is possible to use a Synology NAS as VPN Server?

You can install the VPN Server from the Package Center.

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Install Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 locally

Have you ever seen this message?

This product can only be installed if Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 has been installed first

When Yes – then you are properly trying to install the visual studio extensions for Windows SharePoint Service 3.0 Tools (aka VSeWSS) locally.

So what can we do to get it installed?

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Windows Runtime Debugger

If you have installed Visual Studio you will notice the Windows Runtime Debugger has been replaced with the “Just-In-Time Debugger”. Sometimes this is Ok, but if you are running jobs that need to be running silence, then this is not always a good thing.

So what to do? Just change the Windows Runtime Debugger back to Dr Watson. You can do this by using the command drwtsn32 -i. Just run it in a command prompt and the Windows Runtime Debugger is back to Dr. Watson.

Reconfiguring a 64bit IIS to use 32bit ASP

I just installed the ExpandIT Online Connector on a Server which is running the 64bit version of Windows 2003.

The Installation went well – and everything seams to be running – until I noticed, that the ASP pages could not use the ActiveX object for the ExpandIT Online Connector.

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What happend to Vista’s defrag?

Like or not – but so far as I can see, Microsoft has downgraded the defragmentation functionality in Vista.

First, the user interface has changed. There is no progress bar, no elapsed time and no remaining time shown. Also what happened to the information about fragmentations (how fragmentated is my disc, files). Read more »

Are you also annoyed by Windows Vista’s User Account Control?

Are you also annoyed by Windows Vista’s User Account Control?
If Yes – there is a way to turn it of :-)

Before you turn off User Account Control, then be aware off why you are doing this. User Account Control is build in by Microsoft to improve Vista’s security. So if you only are annoyed because of the popup messages – then consider to use TweakUAC to set UAC in quit mode instead of turning it off.
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