Monthly Archives: January 2007

Technical disasters: Today’s edition: Media Center aka Home Theater PC

I came across Paul Andrew’s blog about his Media Center PC today, which made me think I should write down my experience as well, to keep it for myself as a reminder to not attempt this again. I was on … Continue reading

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To save yourself “Named Pipes Provider” trouble connecting with SQLCMD …

… be careful not to miss the parameter casing. >sqlcmd -? usage: Sqlcmd [-U login id] [-P password][-S server] [-H hostname] [-E trusted connection][-d use database name] [-l login timeout] [-t query timeout][-h headers] [-s colseparator] [-w screen width][-a packetsize] … Continue reading

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