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Problems and solutions

This week has been lined with clumsiness, weird problems and some pride. The latter because I actually managed to conquer the problems.

The clumsiness was just me managing to shut myself out from my computer. All accounts except the domain accounts were disabled, the domain cache was disabled and network settings not allowing contact with the domain. That is not a good combination. Thanks to Offline NT Password & Registry Editor I got in again just fine. The reason this all happened was mainly a security aspect, but combined with the poor network settings it turned out to be way too secure.

The weird problems had to with our Windows CE application. As usual the information supplied from the users is very limited, like "it doesn't work". But when I finally got my hands on the log files I got even more confused. Weird problems in the shape of SqlCeExceptions, no GPRS connection, sudden torn-offs... It turned out to be a memory card that was loose. The database is stored on that memory card, so the problems were all a product of this.

Everything is now back to normal and I can proudly continue my work a couple of experiences richer.

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