HOW TO capture menu using Snipping Tool

Since Microsoft included this feature in Windows I started to use it.
I didn’t know how to capture menus and DropDown controls because when I click on the button New the control lost focus and closd automatically.

HOW TO capture menu using Snipping Tool?

Open the Snippng Tool, click Cancel so that the toll will be still opened.
Then, when you want capture a menu or a drop down control activated, use Ctrl+PrtScn.

If you want capture a new one, press again New then Cancel and use Ctrl+PrtScn.

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Shortcut Ctrl+Alt+F1 does not work

If the shortcut Ctrl+Alt+F1 does not work the problem is not linked with the application that you are using but maybe with the computer that you are using, I noticed that is a problem in Dell machines.

Shortcut Ctrl+Alt+F1 does not work

Solution:

Use Ctrl+Alt+WinKey+F1

NOTE (by Daniele Rebussi): This solution applies also when NAV is used via Citrix/VMWare visualization environments, where Ctrl+Alt+F1 combination covers other functionality.

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Microsoft Expression Studio 4 Ultimate requires Product Key

Microsoft Expression Studio 4 Ultimate requires Product Key

Microsoft Expression Studio 4 Ultimate includes:

  • Expression Blend 4 + SketchFlow
  • Expression Studio 4 Web Professional
  • Expression Design 4
  • Expression Encoder 4 Pro

You downloaded the installation ISO from Microsoft website and you have a company license for this software.
You read “no product key needed” in the Microsoft website but a few of days after installation when you’ll open a tool of this software appears a window with a message that require to insert a Product Key

Solution:
Use the following key:

6WDDQ-K7D4F-GQGF4-2VYBJ-8K6MB

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The breakpoint will not currently be hit. The specified module has not been loaded

The breakpoint will not currently be hit. The specified module has not been loaded

When you debug with Visual Studio 2005 and a Windows Mobile/Windows CE/Pocket PC from 5.0 to 6.5 version device running .NET Compact Framework 2.0 breakpoint not works showing a ring instead of the normal red dot and when holding the mouse over it shows the above error message.

Solution:
Close Visual Studio and re-install the SDK.

Note: If still not work download and install the following patch
.NET Compact Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1 Patch

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F keys missing on virtual keyboard (On-Screen Keyboard) on Windows

When you open the virtual keyboard (On-Screen Keyboard) on Windows seems that the F keys (F1, F2, F3, F4, F5, F6, F7, F8, F9, F10, F11, F12) row is missing but really is only hidden.

Virtual Keyboard

Solution:

Click the Fn key

Fn key

then you’ll find the F keys in the first row

On-Screen Keyboard with F keys

Update of 01/06/14: More persons asked me more info because they thought by mistake that Fn button is the same of the Fn button in laptop’s keyboard.
If you need to enable/disable WiFi for example in Windows 7, you could use the WinKey + X

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HOW TO open virtual keyboard on Windows

To open virtual keyboard (On-Screen Keyboard) on Windows

Virtual Keyboard

go to

Start -> Run -> osk.exe

or

search On-Screen Keyboard

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Package Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express failed with error. See detailed message above.

Package Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express failed with error. See detailed message above.

The above error message appears when you try to install Microsoft Navision 6 Client on Windows Vista or Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Package Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express failed with error

Solution:

  1. To copy the contents of DVD to your computer’s hard drive
  2. To explore the content to find \\Prerequisite Components\\Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express folder
  3. Right-click on the SQLEXPR.EXE file Property -> Compatibility and set the Compatibility Mode to the previous O.S. version
  4. I suggest you to set the Compatibility Mode also for the Autorun.exe file in the main folder.

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