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Using Microsoft Dynamics NAV on Windows, iOS, and Android

Here is some insight into Dynamics NAV’s upcoming support for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, iOS, and Android. Windows 10 We’ve added support for Windows 10 Creators Update released in 2017 and are preparing for the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. We’ve also thrown in support for some interesting Windows features and devices – keep...

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Free Wheeling with some Summer Fun Coding Ideas

6. Create the Next Big App: Webcast Series: Start from a scenario relevant to you – mobile and Sharepoint apps, Facebook promos, Access databases, and see how cloud addresses relevant gaps. 7. Combining Public and Private Clouds into Useful Hybrids: – Watch David Chou’s TechEd session about the widely discussed “hybrid” approach – solutions spanning...

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Printer name is invalid error when printing a report

We came across an issue where we got the following error when trying to open or print a report: OpenPrinter_1: rc:0 lastError:1801(0x709) The printer name is invalid. The printer was installed on the domain server and when checking the printer name we could verify that the printer name doesn’t include illegal characters as “\” or “,”. Finally...

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Windows Azure, the First Cloud OS

Award winning developer James Downey shares with us his impressions of Microsoft Windows Azure Platform. It’s funny that so much literature in IT trade magazines depicts Microsoft as the aging champion of on-premise software, struggling in vain to hold back the tide of younger, more nimble cloud players of the likes of Google and Salesforce.com. Perhaps a...

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How does the Dynamics AX Setup detect existing AOS Instances?

The Dynamics AX Setup process involves several components. There is the Setup.exe, the AxSetup.exe and several MSI files (which are Windows Installer Packages). The Setup.exe that is launched usually from the Dynamics AX DVD is extracting the AxSetup.exe to the local Temp folder and executes it. The AxSetup.exe is the typical Setup User Interface you...

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Possibilities to create Memory Dumps from crashing processes

Sometimes it happens that during regular operation the Dynamics AX Application Object Server (AOS) is suffering from an abnormal program termination, which is better know as a crash. Users connected with the Dynamics AX Client to the affected AOS Instance are noticing such an issue very soon as they get disconnected from the AOS. In...

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Deploy Windows 7 security solutions with the new Security Compliance Manager

This new download on TechNet caught my eye the other day: The Security Compliance Manager provides centralized security baseline management features, a baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and security baseline export flexibility to accelerate your organization’s ability to efficiently manage the security and compliance process for the most widely used Microsoft technologies. Take advantage of the...

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