We recently received a couple of questions regarding support for SPS 2003 and IE 8. The supported browsers for SPS 2003 are listed on the following page: As mainstream support for SPS 2003 has already ended it is unlikely that support for additional browsers will be added to the product. If support for IE 8 […]

Recently I came across another very interesting coding pattern which is very similar to the interesting SPSite leak I showed a couple of days ago. public void workOnArea(Area area){      if (area.Web != null)      {            string url = area.Web.Url;            area.Web.Dispose();      }} On a first look the code look ok, right? Ok, no try/catch blog […]

On March 3rd, the first day of the sold out SharePoint Conference in Seattle, Bill Gates will announce, during his keynote session at 9AM PST, Microsoft’s Exchange Online and SharePoint Online services being available on a per user subscription basis to organizations of all sizes. Bill will also announce the Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint and the […]

This download will install and register IFilters with the Microsoft Windows Indexing Service. These IFilters are used by Microsoft Search products to index the contents of specific document formats. This Filter Pack includes IFilters for the following formats: .docx, .docm, .pptx, .pptm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .zip, .one, .vdx, .vsd, .vss, .vst, .vdx, .vsx, and .vtx. […]

In the last couple of weeks I have seen several issues related to memory pressure situations in MOSS or WSS application pools so I think it is a good idea to discuss some aspects of this type of problem in a separate article. What is a memory pressure situation? First of all: what do we […]

In the past I have heard lots of complaints that it is required to open a support case just to receive a hotfix from Microsoft. A colleague just pointed me to a new webform which allows customers to request a hotfix without calling Microsoft support:;en;1410&WS=hotfix

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) delivers on the Microsoft Trustworthy Computing initiative and illustrates Microsoft’s commitment to continually create software products with enhanced security, increased reliability, and simplified administration. The SP2 update can be applied to all Windows Server 2003 products and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition. […]