Archive | October, 2008

Resetting Your Password in Vista

16. October 2008

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Sometimes you need to reset your password. Sometimes you’re lazy and forget to make a windows password recovery disk (yes I’m guilty). So here is the easiest way I found to get back into your system: You need to be able burn a CD image or copy the contents on to a USB and […]

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SQL Server Synonyms and Linked Servers

15. October 2008

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Here is how you can create a synonym to a linked server in SQL Server 2005/2008: CREATE SYNONYM LinkedTableA FOR ServerName.DBName.dbo.TableA SELECT * FROM LinkedTableA Some Background: What are Synonyms? They are a minor feature added in SQL Server 2005. They are used to create an alias (or easy to remember name) for a server […]

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