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Xamarin 4.0 install problems : Drive F: Not found

I ran into some problems when installing the latest update to Xamarin 4. Whenever the installer popped up it would crash right after loading up and say something like “Drive F: not found”. Now, to be clear, the source of this problem is not necessarily linked to the  Xamarin installer as this is known to […]

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Reading a String From a Resources File in Asp.Net at RunTime

ok, at present, this information is as difficult to find on the web at the moment as it is stupidly simple. if you google you most likely are going to come across solutions that new up a ResourceManager class based on a full namespace and an assembly name and most likely you may have run into […]

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Orphaned Sql Server users

Sometimes when restoring SQL Server databases, particularly from one machine to another, you may end up with orphaned users. These are users who don’t have any log ins associated with them. This happens because usernames are stored internally against unique ids called SIDs which are generated much like GUIDs. If those ids don’t match then SQL […]

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