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How to Obtain the Dell Service Tag Remotely

Connect remotely to the Dell computer. Navigate to the “Start” menu and select “Run.” In the Run dialog, type “cmd” (without quotes) and click “OK.” Type “wmic bios get serialnumber” (without quotes). Press “Enter.” C:\Documents and Settings\User>wmic bios get serialnumber SerialNumber 5LMY1D1 The computer responds with information from the Dell remote computer. The information below […]

Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 provider is not registered

Basically, if you’re on a 64-bit machine, IIS 7 is not (by default) serving 32-bit apps, which the database engine operates on. So here is exactly what you do: 1) ensure that the 2007 database engine is installed, this can be downloaded at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7554F536-8C28-4598-9B72-EF94E038C891&displaylang=en 2) open IIS7 manager, and open the Application Pools area. On […]

Retrieve HTML form input in code behind (vb.net)

Markup page <input type=”text” name=”customer” value=”< %= Session("Customer") %>“> Code behind Dim CustomerName As String = Request.Form(“customer”)