Win OS – Determine Application Bitness

Background Sometimes one just needs to determine the bitness of a binary. Tools Microsoft SysInternals sigcheck Visual Studio corflags NTCore CFF Explorer   Microsoft SysInternals Sigcheck Artifacts The artifacts is available at Link. Syntax Sample Output   Explanation Please check under MachineType.   Visual Studio CorFlags.exe Artifacts Part of Visual Studio. Please look for Visual Studio … Continue reading Win OS – Determine Application Bitness

sqlcmd – Avail on MS Windows

Background Trying to a DOS Command batch on an MS Windows Box. Ran into an easy to correct error. Error Error Image Error Text   Remediation Outline Identify sqlcmd Download sqlcmd Install sqlcmd   Identify sqlcmd artifacts sqlcmd is available here. Images   Download sqlcmd Depending on the bitness of your OS, please choose (x64) … Continue reading sqlcmd – Avail on MS Windows

Golang – Package – denisenkom – go-mssqldb – Sample – Microsoft

Background Let us utilize one of Microsoft's Sample Code to better understand Go and DeniseKom - go-mssqldb package. Outline Database Data Definition Language ( DDL ) Create Database Schema Create Database Table Security/Permission Users Create Database User Permission Grant permission to User Data Manipulation Language ( DML ) Remove existing data Add data Source Code … Continue reading Golang – Package – denisenkom – go-mssqldb – Sample – Microsoft

GoLang – Availing on MS Windows

Background Yesterday found myself looking to evaluate software tools for an exercise.   GitHub Through Google Search ended up at GitHub. The specific tool is written in the Go Language.   Availing Go Language   MS Windows My primary OS is MS Windows and so this post will focus on availing Go Runtime in MS … Continue reading GoLang – Availing on MS Windows

SQL Server – Transact SQL – Function – Unicode – Online Sample

Background Earlier this week I was helping a family member with an exercise. Transact SQL - Unicode His exercise involved using the Unicode function. Sample Googling landed me at the official Microsoft documentation for the Unicode Function. Documentation Unicode Transact SQL Link Microsoft Sample Microsoft Sample -01 Code Output     Microsoft Sample -02 Outline … Continue reading SQL Server – Transact SQL – Function – Unicode – Online Sample

Viewing Microsoft Visio Files ( .vsdx )

Background Let us quickly iterate through the choices for viewing VISIO Files.   Choices Online Viewers Aspose GroupDocs Free Online VSDX Viewer Editors Diagrams.Net Desktop MS Windows Microsoft Microsoft Visio 2013 Viewer   Online Viewers Aspose Free Online VSDX Viewer Online Please go to GroupDocs App Viewer for VSDX File Here is the link ( … Continue reading Viewing Microsoft Visio Files ( .vsdx )

TechRader / Darren Allan:- Windows 10 update is reportedly freezing or crashing some PCs (and even causing boot loops)

Background For those experiencing sudden networking issues ( Slow wifi / inoperable VPN ) and unrecognized sound card devices, don't overthink it. Look to your OS Vendor, Microsoft, and recent Win OS updates.   Articles TechRadar:- Darren Allan Link Microsoft’s round of patching for August is apparently causing more issues. Windows 10 has apparently hit … Continue reading TechRader / Darren Allan:- Windows 10 update is reportedly freezing or crashing some PCs (and even causing boot loops)

Visual Studio – Compilation – Error – “The type or namespace name ‘ManagementScope’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)”

Background Using Visual Studio to compile an application. Ran into a little error. Error Messages Error Messages - Text Error CS0246 The type or namespace name 'ManagementScope' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?) The type or namespace name 'ObjectQuery' could not be found (are you missing a … Continue reading Visual Studio – Compilation – Error – “The type or namespace name ‘ManagementScope’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)”

Visual Studio – 2019 – Installation

Background It is high time to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2019. Artifacts The installation material is available here. The following editions are available:- Community Professional Enterprise We chose the community edition. Installation Outline The installation happens in the steps detailed below:- Install Base Workloads Choose Workloads Download packages Install packages Workloads Please choose from the … Continue reading Visual Studio – 2019 – Installation

Microsoft – DNS – “Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability” – CVE-2020-1350 – Remediation – Application – Patch

Background Patching the DNS Vulnerability via application code. Lineage Microsoft – DNS – “Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability” – CVE-2020-1350 – Remediation – Configuration – Registry Link Remediation Microsoft Advisory Documentation The advisory for the Security vulnerability is available @ Security Update Guide > Details CVE-2020-1350 | Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution … Continue reading Microsoft – DNS – “Windows DNS Server Remote Code Execution Vulnerability” – CVE-2020-1350 – Remediation – Application – Patch