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I'm Dai, I'm a Software Engineer for the Chakra JavaScript engine as used by Internet Explorer 9 and later - I recently moved to this team from my previous position as an SDET for Expression Blend and Visual Studio, specifically the HTML design tools for Windows 8 Metro/Immersive applications, as well as working on Cordova/PhoneGap support as well (now known as "Multi-Device Hybrid Apps"). My current day-job mostly involves hacking C++.

I like to think I have extensive experience in C# and the .NET Framework. Prior to Microsoft I worked on web-applications and web-services using ASP.NET Web Forms, ASP.NET MVC, and WCF. I also have experience in PHP, Java and other non-Microsoft platforms and technologies for which I'm happy to answer questions about.

I often post questions that I encounter during my work at Microsoft to SO in the expectation that the answers they generate they will help others even though I could easily find the answer internally - but then no-one else would know!

Our legal department requires me to declare that every opinion I express on Stack Overflow is also the opinion of the entire company, of every employee, and of the executive management, especially our new CEO Satya Nadella. I am never wrong and am always right.


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comment Closed source alternative to Linux?
@countermode the last release of IRIX was 2006, and Tru64 is dead too, as HP transferred most of its useful features over to HP-UX.
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comment How to enable the 2 concurrent (+1 console) sessions on Windows Server 2012
Yes, I recently found out I can configure it via Group Policy, but it sucks that they removed the nice MMC GUI for it, because it also simplifies setting an SSL/TLS/X.509 certificate for Remote Desktop too. Grrr.
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comment How to enable the 2 concurrent (+1 console) sessions on Windows Server 2012
What you're describing merely enables Remote Desktop for the server, it doesn't let you configure how Terminal Services works. By default (as you'll discover in your case), you can only login to a single session (if you open up a second instance of mstsc and connect to the same computer you'll force-disconnect your existing session), but if you enable concurrent sessions then you'll have a second session working concurrently. That's what I'm wanting to re-enable.
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asked How to enable the 2 concurrent (+1 console) sessions on Windows Server 2012
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comment Search through text files in Server 2012 File Explorer
@Christian I'm not wanting to use command-line search because it's too fiddly - I just want the Explorer search box to work as-advertised.
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comment Search through text files in Server 2012 File Explorer
Well that would be the original problem, but I'm finding that the Search box in Explorer doesn't work for any text files, including IIS server logs, trace logs, or even notes I've written myself in Notepad.
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answered Host ASP.NET website on IIS in my laptop to share with colleagues?
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comment Host ASP.NET website on IIS in my laptop to share with colleagues?
Yegods! You're connected to a public network without a firewall?!
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revised Windows Server 2008 R2 - RAS SSTP - HTTP 503 Service is unavailable
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