Flash Video not running on IIS 6 windows server 2003

Seen this one before but while chatting with some (tech) friends I discovered most seemed to think that this should just work out of the box, well unfortunately it doesn't. But adding support on you windows driven website isn't that hard, just a few short steps. So I thought it might be useful to explain here: You need to add the .flv MIME type to IIS: First click on the site to configure in IIS, right click - select "Properties". Under HTTP Headers Tab, select "File Types" button...

SQL Server 2008 finally we can script data

I was at the UK launch of SQL Server, but a lot of that event seemed to focus on some very niche features, new location type data, the usual better performance stats and better reporting facilities. While these are great, I dispair at the loss of the open table, now we open top 200 for editing. I understand that the open table was not efficient but it was handy when something has gone wrong at the 11th hour; so why not just give both options? you can do the top 200 on a production machine,...

I never want to see that dog again!!!!

Ok call me cruel but even with it's big brown eyes looking at me I hate it, I hate it sooo much... Sorry for being negative, but you must know the scenario; I know I have a document somewhere can't remember the  name but it mentioned "Thomas Jones" or "Project proteus" or "something that I wouldn't normally put into a document" and I need to find it. Time is running out the pressure is on. But I'm using MS Windows so everything is fine this is a professional operating system that has...

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