Windows 8 developer preview installation

Followed the steps in this article, but for some reasons I couldnt find the bootsect.exe file in boot folder as mentioned in the article. Windows 8 blog

Downloaded Windows 7 USB/DVD download tool to create a USB bootable windows 8 installation. It took me close to 30 minutes to complete the installation. My laptop’s configuration was Dell inspiron Intel Dual Core, 2gb Ram, 136 HDD.


download a binary stream in asp.net

Response.buffer = true;
Response.ContentType = “application/pdf”;
Response.AppendHeader(“Content-Disposition”,”attachment; filename=output.pdf”);
Response.BinaryWrite(convertedFile); //Converted file is a byte array



I hate 401

Working in sharepoint can be a curse at times, if you dont know the underlying nuts & bolts.

One such issue that I faced in the past 3 days is the 401 unauthorized access denied error when I configured Forms based authentication error. googled, binged, stackoverflowed, sharepoint forumed…. banged banged…. No luck.

What a frustation….