Windows 10 domain policy issue from Windows XP & Vista days

It has been awhile since my last blog post. My co-workers and I were running into an issue where all the Windows Store Apps were crashing at startup. After looking at the event log, there was no information that helped me. I then dug in a little further and it »

Run Time Parameters with VSTest

Microsoft came out with a nice feature in Visual Studio 2015. It is called Run Time Parameters. The first blog post was posted on Sept 4th, 2015 here. A scenario is inside VSTS. A user can setup a build with run time parameters to switch a browser and/or web »

VSTS and "Restore NuGet Packages"

Microsoft has changed the way to restore NuGet packages inside Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). It was previously done inside the Visual Studio Build task shown below. If you hover over the Information icon, a new message is now displayed. Microsoft has not set a date when this option will »

Synergy Windows 10 10586 administrative issue

I was running into an issue with the Synergy client on my Windows 10 machine. My computer is running the November update 10586. It looks like Microsoft pushed out a security update that changed the security permissions of files that Synergy uses. In order to resolve the issue, you need »

How to deploy a Nuget Server with Basic Authentication

I wanted to build my own private NuGet server with basic authentication in Azure. There are plenty of tutorials to show how to create your own including the one on NuGet's site, but they were missing the part of basic authentication. In this blog, I will review over the steps »