Why should you join a startup?

One of my best friends who work for IBM Rational wanted to ‘try’ a start-up. After months of study and seeking different opinions he had his ideas which he shared with me. I realized that despite all the time and effort he spent, he had no clue about how it is to work for a… Continue reading Why should you join a startup?

Outlook 2007 – emails not deleted, only striked off

I wasted about half an hour trying to figure out an annoying feature of Outlook 2007 which prevents emails getting cleared from Inbox. So, when I delete emails from Inbox, it gets striked off(marked for deletion) but just sits there.  But If you think that you don’t need to delete the emails from the Exchange Server… Continue reading Outlook 2007 – emails not deleted, only striked off

Exception: 1219 WNetAddConnection2 Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed. Disconnect all previous connections to the server or shared resource and try again.

This could happen when you use VMware Server with SMB storage or otherwise. The error message is pretty self explanatory but here is how it can happen with VMware Server.  Consider that VMware Server is installed on a machine which mounts SMB storage location with an administrator account.  Windows doesnt allow two sessions access the… Continue reading Exception: 1219 WNetAddConnection2 Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed. Disconnect all previous connections to the server or shared resource and try again.

VMware Server on Linux – Console appears blank/black

Problem ------------ You have VMware Server intalled on Linux and you are not able to view console of the VM. You know that your VM is running as you can ping it, ssh it and you know that your resources are consumed. Sometimes, it could be that you can view the console with your account… Continue reading VMware Server on Linux – Console appears blank/black

Salesforce plugin not visible in Outlook 2007

Consider this. You want to integrate Salesforce into your Outlook 2007. You went to salesforce.com and downloaded 'Connect for Outlook'. Installed it and restarted Outlook several times but still not able to see the Salesforce Outlook buttons. Outlook 2007 has a strange way to put the Salesforce plugin in the 'Disabled items' list. What you… Continue reading Salesforce plugin not visible in Outlook 2007

VMware Server – Poor experience with Vista Windows VMs.

Problem After installing VMware Tools, you are still having a bad experience interacting with your Win2k8 or Vista VM. Firstly, it could be because you have not enabled full hardware accelaration. Please check you hardware acceleration settings to confirm that you have set it to the fullest. To check for hardware acceleration, Right click on… Continue reading VMware Server – Poor experience with Vista Windows VMs.