Monthly Archives: October 2014

How to resolve when VM in Oracle Virtual Box keep rebooting

If your VM in Virtual Box keep rebooting then there is one thing you can try. Delete the VM in Virtual Box Manager, DO NOT DELETE THE IMAGE FILE LIKE VDI or VHD. Then add a new VM into Virtual … Continue reading

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The type or namespace name ‘xxxxxx’ could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference

There are 3 possibilities 1. You are using .NET Framework 3.5 Client Profile instead of .NET Framework 3.5. 2. You are using .NET Framework 4 Client Profile instead of .NET Framework 4. 3. The .NET Framework uses in your Class … Continue reading

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Convert a foreach loop to Parallel.Foreach loop

It is not hard to turn a serial foreach loop to a parallel foreach loop. The serial loop built with entity framework looks like this: //Serial NORTHWNDEntities ctx = new NORTHWNDEntities();   var result = from r in ctx.Products select … Continue reading

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What do you need to be aware of when installing SQL 2012 SP 1 to Windows 10

Remember to install .NET Framework 3.5 before you install SQL Server 2012 into Windows 10. If not hen you will hit the error “Error installing .NET Framework 3.5”.   I reformat and reinstall the Windows 10, install .NET Framework 3.5 … Continue reading

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Installed Windows 10 in Hyper-V with Visual Studio 14 CTP 3

After Virtual Box, now is Hyper-V. Somehow this is a new installation instead of upgrade from Windows 8.1.   Visual Studio 14 CTP 3 is in as well.

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Could not find SDK Bing.Maps.Xaml, Version=1.0

If you download the sample from http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Bing-Maps-SDK-for-Metro-31b378eb and you are using Windows 8.1 then you will run into the error: “Could not find SDK Bing.Maps.Xaml, Version=1.0” Even you have Bing Map SDK for Windows 8.1 installed. When you open the … Continue reading

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Upgrade from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 in Virtual Box

Well, I have upgraded the Virtual Box from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 so far not crash yet. I am running Windows 10 in Windows 7.   One problem is I still don’t know how to get to the “Start” … Continue reading

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