October 2009 Blog Posts

HttpContext.Current.Profile is null in iis7 (Vista, Windows 7, 2008 Server)

Took an ASP.NET app to an IIS7 and suddenly lost access to Profile. After much trial, error, and Googling, found that the following attribute must be present on the <modules> element inside the <system.webserver> element: <modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests="true"> Hope I saved you some time.

Enable network drive support in Windows Live Movie Maker

Via here and here: If you'd like to be able to add pictures or video to Windows Live Movie Maker from a network drive without having to copy files over to your local machine, here's a quick registry hack: Run regedit.exe Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Live\Movie Maker Add DWORD key named AllowNetworkFiles Open the key and switch the value to 1 Now you should be able to open Movie Maker and add a source file from a network location.