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Stephanie Grima C#, ASP.NET and my life. December 2008 Entries
Unhide / Show File Extensions in Microsoft Vista
So I wanted to show the file extensions in Windows Vista... It doesn't sound so difficult, right? Well - it took me a while to figure it out since I thought that I'd better do it myself than look it up on the internet, so I will familiarize myself a bit with Vista, since the laptop I bought cannot be downgraded to XP (I really do not love Vista). Anyway this is what you should do: Go to any folder you have on your desktop Click on the button Organise (this is usually found on the top left of the ......

Posted On Monday, December 29, 2008 1:46 AM

[PHP] Declaring Sessions
When declaring sessions in PHP, you need to declare it on the very fist line of the php file, with no spaces before it. Therefore, this means it has to be even before the DOCTYPE if you are making use of html in the same page. The code to write is the following: <? session_start(); ?> With this code, you are now able to create sessions, read from sessions, check if a session is existing or not, and to destroy sessions ......

Posted On Monday, December 22, 2008 9:56 PM

Announcement: Windows XP


It is said, that Windows XP can still be bought by pc builders and resellers until May 30, 2009. However, the last orders are going to be taken on the 31st January of next year.

However, May 30th is NOT the end of Microsoft XP. It has been announced that very bargained computers are still going to be sold with Windows XP until June 30th of 2010.


Posted On Monday, December 22, 2008 9:51 PM

Announcement: Major Update for MAC Messenger early next year.
It has been discusssed and suggested several times, however the MAC team are finally working on a huge update for MAC Messenger. Users as from the early months of 2009 are expected to have a new feature in their MAC Messenger which is considered to be the audio and video chat. "The new Windows Live Messenger for Mac with AV support should be available as a beta sometime early next year." Download MAC Messenger from here: ......

Posted On Monday, December 22, 2008 9:40 PM

Announcement: Windows Vista SP2 Beta Version is up for grabs
As from a couple of days ago, SP2 in Beta version for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has been up for grabs. Those interested should go on the following: 32-bit SP2 Beta 2 for Vista and Windows Server 2008 64-bit SP2 Beta 2 for Vista and Windows Server 2008 Please note that before installing this, one needs to have SP1 on his computer/laptop. Has anyone tried it yet ......

Posted On Friday, December 5, 2008 7:20 PM

Announcement: Microsoft signs major deal with Dell for Live Search
Sorry for not blogging much lately but I have been and stil am - busy with college assignments. I was surfing a bit on the internet and got to read some interesting news from Microsoft: Microsoft signs major deal with Dell for Live Search From the looks of it Microsoft and Dell made a deal for the latter company to have all the next computers shipped with a pre-installed Live Search Toolbar. It is suggested that such deals are made in order for Microsoft to grow its search market share. This is not ......

Posted On Friday, December 5, 2008 7:16 PM

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