Visual Studio 2008 Install Problems

As part of my day job, I get a (extremely valuable, it must be said, for which I’m very grateful) MSDN subscription. Recently, I’ve had trouble with Visual Studio.  It used to be 2005 and is now 2008.  They use the Team Foundation Server Developer Edition.  So I decided to re-install….  oh, dear. After a… Continue reading Visual Studio 2008 Install Problems

Windows XP Fix for DNS Vulnerability possibly breaks XP Logon Screen

Introduction The dorty hakkaz have spotted something so Microsoft et al have had to roll out a fix.  Specifically, it’s a DNS hack that allows the bad guys to spoof code, pages and even complete websites!  Here are some bits of info today: https://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-037.mspx https://www.itpro.co.uk/604416/light-patch-tuesday-but-server-flaws-serious http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7496735.stm Problem The trouble is either the DNS fix or… Continue reading Windows XP Fix for DNS Vulnerability possibly breaks XP Logon Screen