Month: February 2010

Task configdb has failed with an unknown exception

This weekend I tried installing the SharePoint 2010 beta onto my Windows 7 laptop. After following all the steps mentioned in the MSDN article, I ran into an error. Because I already had a SQL2008 installation, I didn’t go for the stand alone installation, but I chose a server farm setup. When running the config

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Problem with splashscreen of WindowsFormsApplicationBase not closing

After cracking my head on this one, I found out what’s going on and wanted to share it here. I’ve got a winform app setup and wanted to use a splashscreen to show during loading. I’m using the WindowsFormsApplicationBase class to do this, which works fine. The SplashScreen appears, but I had the problem that

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