How to uninstall Internet Explorer 9

Due to some VPN connectivity issues, today I had to rollback my IE installation, and I couldn’t find it in the control panel, Add or remove programs. I deselected the check box in Windows Programs and Features dialog, but it removed the Internet explorer from my computer. Later I found the solution in Microsoft website.Read More

How to add Tasks to Jumplists in .NET and Windows 7

Windows 7 provides a new taskbar feature for applications called Jumplists. Jumplists will appear, when user right-clicks on a application icon in the taskbar. By default you see a list of recent files opened and two entries to launch and detach the application. .NET 4.0 provides a managed API that allows you to easily manipulateRead More

Cannot publish because a project failed to build

Yesterday while working on one ClickOnce project deployment, I got an interesting error like this. It was working long back, but suddenly it stopped working. Then I found the problem, it was because of .Net Framework 4.5 developer preview installation. I un installed it. You may also need to repair the Visual Studio installation, otherwiseRead More

The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail

Today I got a comment from Vitor, Vitor is getting an exception like this while starting application. The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use the command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more detail. So I thought of work around this issue. To reproduce theRead More

How to use .Net assembly in VBScript

Few days before I got a requirement to use a .Net assembly in VBScript, but it was not working. But today I got the solution. It was related to my 64bit OS. In this post I am discussing how to create and use a .net assembly in VBScript or Javascript. First we need to createRead More