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MAPI/CDO for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

If you want to write client applications to run on computers that use MAPI or CDO (for example, web servers) and you don't want to install (or can't install) either the Outlook client or the Exchange management tools, then you need to install...
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A Work In Progress...

Yesterday (Thursday, 2008-04-17) was the last day of the 2008 MVP Summit. Over one-half of the MVPs attending were from countries other than the United States. It was interesting to hear the dozens of languages being spoken around me this week. Very little...
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Perfmon tip on scaling

Recently on a mailing list, several folks expressed some confusion about the scaling that Perfmon (Performance Monitor) does in its graphs and how it affects the data. The answer is: it doesn't. The scaling is used only to make the graph fit in the...
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Exchange 2007 Disk Performance/Partition Alignment - A Little Quickie

A perennial recommendation to squeeze the utmost in performance from your Exchange 2007 (and Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003...) disk spindles has been to align the partition boundaries of the disks to a 8 KB boundary - since Exchange will always read...

My Continuing Story of 64-bit Vista

As I reported here , I got all my applications moved over (except for MOA 2007 and since then, MOA 2008). We determined that the MOA installation issue revolves around the aborted SQL Express 2005 installation that MOA 2007 attempted to do. If you make...
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