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  • Who is using a database in SQL Server 2008?

    I’ve never seen this problem before. I went to change the name of a database in SQL Server 2008, but got hit with an error message saying that the db has to be exclusively locked to do this. So obviously someone else is using the database, but I don’t know who. We have a rather large...

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  • Exporting SQL Server 2005 database to SQL Server 2008

    This is more a basic question but is it possible to import (or migrate) SQL Server 2005 databases to SQL Server 2008? Or can I have 2005 and 2008 running on the same machine (without any complications)?

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  • How to disable command prompt for non-admins on windows 2003?

    My environment has a requirement that the command prompt be disabled for any non-administrator users. This is easy to do in Windows 2008 with a local policy via the MMC, as per instructions from maxvre here: http://www.edugeek.net/forums/windows-7/67055-blocking-command-prompt. I cannot figure out...

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  • Insert date

    I'm using Word 2007. I am writing a document that has been ongoing since 2011. I need to enter the date when I make an entry. Until about a month ago when I started entering the date I had the option of hitting the enter key and the full date would then be applied. Now when I hit the enter key only...

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  • How to export a SPF. file to text

    Hello, I need to know how to change a SPF. file into text so I can read it in English. Not other languages. Please help me out thanks!

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  • Error metrics on an ADSL modem

    I was wondering as to where exactly should I look if I wanted to search for the error metrics on my ADSL modem?? Could somebody also help me as to what the values mean?? What kind of error each value represents etc??? Really need some help here.. Thanks!

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  • Web site

    I am using filezilla to edit and update a website. Is it safe to transfer files to a live website. Thank you very much.

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  • Row-level security in SQL Server 2012

    I've noticed something different about the row-level security in SQL Server 2012. In earlier versions, the only was views. Now in 2012, they announced something like this:Row Level Security in Tabular ModelsCan someone explain to me what this is?

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  • How to transfer SSIS Tasks from 2008 R2 to 2012

    I am about to switch from SQL Server 2008 P2 to SQl Server 2012. I use a number of custom SSIS Tasks on 2008 R2 and I’d like to know if it’s possible to transfer them to 2012; and of course if it is possible, how to do it. I tried just opening my DTSX packages in Visual Studio 2010 but they...

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  • Checking the existence of a user in SQL Server

    I'm looking to drop a user in a SQL Server script but the only problem is I need to test for the actual existence or I'll start to get script errors. Can someone tell me what his the corollary for checking for a user?

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  • Pagination via Entity Framework and SQL Server 2012

    I’d like to use Entity Framework 5 to change pages using Take + Skip. I’ve heard that SQL Server 2012 provides a better way for paging using FETCH and OFFSET which could have a big impact on performance. Does Entity Framework 5 support this? Will the LINQ queries be translated into the new 2012...

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  • Block group invites

    Is there any way to block group chat invites, either from an individual or a group? I still want them to be able to send me direct messages, but not group chats, or multi party chats.

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  • Floor mounted PDUs

    What will be PDU specification for 18KW rack power in server hall?

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  • Retrive from recycle bin

    How do I get information I sent to the recycle bin back?

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  • Win 7 file displayed as read only

    Win 7 computer A(W7-A) has many folders and files set as read/write for everyone. W7-B and W7-C will get message periodically that says files are read only and in use someone else when they are not opened by anyone. All computers are the same workgroup. All are Windows 7 Pro Running. W7-B is...

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  • Does SQL Server Data Tools work with SQL Server 2008 (SSIS)?

    I'm trying to figure out if I can use SQL Server Data Tools (that comes with SQL Server 2012) to create SSIS packages for SQL Server 2008. Basically, I just want to use SSDT to create / maintain SSIS on both 2008/2012. Thanks!

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  • Sending Contact Card

    How do you send someones contact card to someone else?

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  • Registry key

    I can not open PDF file and there is a message appeared when open a file/ software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\apppath\AcroRj32.exe The extension does not exist in the Registry How can I add this in the registry key?

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  • Google maps

    Hi, This is Kumar. How do you solve the vehicle moving in Google maps? Please send me code in Java based. Thanks & Regards,

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  • To wait or not to wait for Kaveri

    Hello everyone. I'm currently on the process of building a new pc, and I have most of the components decided, but the processor, and obviously, the motherboard. As you all must know by now, AMD will be "soon" releasing their new processors and it is being said that the new technology that was built...

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