Technical Notes of Ehi Kioya

Technical Notes of Ehi Kioya

Get Network Path Of Mapped Drive With C#

Get Network Path Of Mapped Drive With C#

There are a number of resources out there that attempt to explain how to get the actual network path of a mapped drive letter or path. However, I found most of them to be incomplete and/or full of errors. Two potential solutions are discussed here. One uses PInvoke the other is a pure .NET method.

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Make PowerShell ISE Autoload The SharePoint Snap-In

Make PowerShell ISE Autoload The SharePoint Snap-In

The SharePoint snap-in needs to be loaded before you can execute commands against the SharePoint object model. This snap-in is automatically loaded for you by the SharePoint Management Shell. But the SharePoint management shell does not offer many of the advantages that PowerShell ISE offers (like debugging with breakpoints, etc). To get PowerShell ISE to autoload the SharePoint snap-in, follow the steps in this article.

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Installing SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 On Windows Server 2012 R2

Installing SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 On Windows Server 2012 R2

Developers often need to set up “playground” development environments where they have full privileges to manipulate stuff. Here, I summarize the steps for setting up a SharePoint development virtual machine (VM). This article focuses on the nuances of installing SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 On Windows Server 2012 R2.

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What Happened To Windows 9?

What Happened To Windows 9?

Windows 10 will be the next major release of the Microsoft Windows operating system. It is scheduled for release late 2015. The question on many people’s minds, however, is: “What happened to Windows 9?” It seems a little illogical to move from Windows 8/8.1 straight to Windows 10. This article discusses some partially confirmed and mostly speculative reasons why Microsoft decided to ditch Windows 9 even though it was the next obvious version number, and move straight to Windows 10.

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