Archive for February 5th, 2005

600+ icons and images with Visual Studio 2005 Beta2 February 5th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

Read this post from Soma on defining and organizing new image resource collection to be shipped with the new version. Read the complete post.

 

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VPC Crashes and closes … February 5th, 2005

Vinod Kumar

This is a very strange experience that I thought might be worth sharing here on my blog. I run VPC 2004 with SP1 on my T42 laptop. I have Whidbey-Yukon combination VPC image. Two days back it just crashed when I took my laptop for a meeting. On reload, I saw that VPC said some files are corrupt and needs to be repaired. On repair all the Yukon related files got deleted. That was a pain and a big shock. But again in the evening when I was in the middle of Yukon installation and I attached my laptop to the docking station and VPC again closed. Grrrrrrrrr. I dont know if this is really a problem with VPC. First time when I removed I got an error and second time when I attached i got an error … Having said that, my recommendation would be DONOT attach/remove your laptop from a docking station with VPC running (do a save state of your VPC) … I think this might be a fair request … Event viewer says:

Application Failure  virtual pc.exe 5.3.0.582 in virtualpc.exe 5.3.0.582 at offset 0005a5b6..

I had to reinstall Yukon again on that box yesterday evening … It installs without any problem. The only thing is it takes time :( … Not sure if this is a known stuff …

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