Some tips you can use to make things easier or some cool stuff

The error code is 29506

If anyone getting following error when installing SQL Server Management Tools by launching from explorer in Windows 7, do the following to avoid and have a successful installation. Error is, “Product: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio Express — The installer has encountered an unexpected error installing this package. This may indicate a problem with this(…)


.NET Users, .NET Roles, .NET Profiles Applets in IIS 7

Last few days I was playing with Starter STS, when setting up I had a issue in installing SQL Server 2008 Express Management Tools, so I had to remove SQL Server 2008 Express completely and install SQL Server 2008 Express with Tools. However I’m not so sure whether due to this installation or for some(…)


IIS7, Identity Training Kit 2010 and Skype

In my new laptop I wanted to have Identity Training Kit setup. First thing I did was executing SetupLab.cmd located in …\Labs\WebSitesAndIdentity\Source\Setup folder. This examined the prerequisites and ran successfully. However when I checked the IIS Manager under Default Web Sites I couldn’t see ClaimsEnabledWebSiteEx01 has been created. Because of this you may not be(…)


Mapping Drives Between Computers

This may be very simple process for someone, however I tried hours to get this working properly, so thought of putting it on the blog. Recently I’ve bought another laptop so that I needed to transfer all my data from old laptop to new one, easiest way is to map drives directly instead of sharing(…)