Monthly Archives: December 2011

Using the service controller in VB.Net

Using the service controller is really very easy. All of my applications come about from something I’m working on at the time. This time I needed a way for my mom to temporarily stop the Microsoft Security Essentials  service which … Continue reading

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Converting a SID in Array of bytes to String version in VB.Net

This is a program that converts SID’s with 1 – 5 sub Authorities  , from Array of bytes to the String Format In my last post I was looking for a way to convert the array of bytes , (SID: … Continue reading

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Win 8 Preview II

This is my second attempt at trying the preview. After my first attempt to navigate around the developer preview turned into a nightmare and trying to get out of the metro style apps. and also trying  figure out how to … Continue reading

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Windows 8 Developer Preview

My Short experience with testing it. I kept hearing so much about the Windows 8 and the Developer Preview, so I decided to download and install it.It turned out that the file was just a wee bit to big to … Continue reading

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Another Way To Get Windows XP OS Bit Version in VB.Net

This little project is the result needing a way to identify Windows XP Bit Version for another program I wrote. While trying to help my mom with a problem with her computer over the phone I decided to have her … Continue reading

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