How to display file extensions in Windows 7

If you are using Windows 7, you may have noticed that by default the file extensions are hidden. Sometimes you may want to be able to see the file extensions, probably because you want to change it. May come in handy.

Trust relationship failure in Windows 7

I tried logging onto my computer and instead of getting logged on, I got this failure:

The trust relationship between this workstation and the primary domain failed.

Thanks to this blog post, I was able to resolve the issue.

Making Windows Server 2008 R2 look like Windows 7

The default installation of Windows Server 2008 R2 has a quite austere desktop. If you are using it as your workstation OS you it’s not a great experience. All the cool features like Windows flip, Windows flip 3d, ¬†Aero themes just like Windows 7 are disabled by default. Here, you will find few easy easy steps that’ll help you with the transformation.

Hosting a WCF service with WAS on Windows 7

If you are hosting a WCF service using NetMsmqBinding with Windows Activation Service (WAS) or the MsmqIntegrationBinding on Windows 7, then remember to give “Receive Message” permission to “IIS APPPOOL\DefaultAppPool” on your MSMQ queue.