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Case of the Win10 HyperV Fail – Property ‘MaxInternalSize’ does not exist in class ‘Msvm_VirtualHardDiskSettingData’

Trying to copy a huge file out of a HyperVM late at night I naively went and right clicked “Mount” in Windows Explorer on the VHDX file. Unfortunately my VM had multiple checkpoints, which aren’t visible when browsing the VHDX. … Continue reading

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Case of the VBS Compilation Error–Invalid Character

Running a VBS script resulted in error Microsoft VBScript compilation error: Invalid character The line of code apparently containing invalid character was:     Const ForWriting = 2 Opening in a Hex Editor it was revealed the “spaces” before the word … Continue reading

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Decompress Exchange Offline Address Book LZX Files to OAB format

Program binaries can be downloaded here https://1drv.ms/u/s!AiFhB4fT6aiTgdwrR_OOsORLs2SaUQ Visual Studio 2017 C++ project and source code available here https://github.com/chentiangemalc/LzxToOab In further blog post will explain how to extract address information from OAB file. For usage information run LzxToOab.exe without parameters:

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Decompress Exchange Offline Address Book LZX Files to OAB format

Program binaries can be downloaded here https://1drv.ms/u/s!AiFhB4fT6aiTgdwrR_OOsORLs2SaUQ Visual Studio 2017 C++ project and source code available here https://github.com/chentiangemalc/LzxToOab In further blog post will explain how to extract address information from OAB file

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Finding “Prevent Performance of First Run Wizard” in Windows 8.1 Group Policy

I’ve seen a number of people struggle to find the group policy to disable Internet Explorer’s first run Wizard in Windows 8.1. Many people across the internets have suggested to set the policy registry key via Group Policy preferences. With … Continue reading

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Case of the Unknown Error App Crash – Debugging & Patching Someone Else’s .NET Race Condition

We were testing an application Supply Chain Guru purchased by a customer, however on launch it we would see a splash screen for a second, then fail with dialog message box: Clicking OK on the message box would quit the … Continue reading

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