.Net, ASP.NET, C#, HTML, Programming, VB.NET, Web Development, WebForms

How to Launch Remote Desktop in all Browsers via a Web Link

Giving your users the ability to launch Remote Desktop from a Web link via RDP file is useful in a number of different scenarios. This is especially the case on a corporate Intranet where you want to maximize usability for employees and minimize the number of clicks.

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MS Office, Programming, SharePoint, Software

SharePoint Upload Failed: We’re sorry, someone updated the server copy and it’s not possible to upload your changes now

Confusing Microsoft Error: Someone updated the server copy?!?

For starters, I must say that this error message is cryptic and confusing to the end user, giving no real idea to the user what might be the cause.

In my case, this error cropped up in an Office 2016 setup. Specifically, the user’s computer had Office 2016 and was connecting to a SharePoint 2016 document library. The error would then show when the user attempted to check in an edited PowerPoint document.

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Database, Programming, SQL, SQL Server, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2012, SQL Tips, Technology, Transact-SQL, tSQL

TSQL Query to Compare Row Counts of Tables in a Local and a Remote Database

This is a fun thought exercise…. in MS SQL Server, use a linked server to compare how many rows are in each table of a backup development server with how many rows are in the actual production server. This would be especially relevant if you just did a database backup from prod into development and now want to see a few hours later on what tables the most growth is happening on…

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