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Map the Caps Lock key on your Surface Pro 3 to be the Insert Key

I have really missed the Insert key on my Surface Pro 3 (SP3).  In the process of searching for a key combination that replaced it, I learned that there wasn’t one.  Scott Hanselman posted how to remap the Insert key using SharpKeys.  This utility makes it really simple to make the change. However, I was also curious about …

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Viewing All of the Git Repositories in your TFS Team Project within Visual Studio 2013.3

I recently reconnected to a TFS 2013.3 Team Project after quite a while away.  I knew that additional Git repos had been added to the team project, but Visual Studio 2013.3 was not displaying them in Team Explorer.  It turns out that you need to click the Refresh button (see the red rectangle, below) to …

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Chocolatey Tip of the Day: cup all

If you use Chocolatey (http://chocolatey.org/) and you want to update all of the packages you already have installed, just enter the following at the command prompt and all will be updated: cup all If you don’t want to be prompted for confirmation for each package, then enter the following instead: cup -y all Rob This …

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Fixing “The ‘CctSharedPackage’ package did not load correctly”

I started Visual Studio 2013 this morning and opened the About dialog to make sure that I was running Update 1 on this particular machine.  Before the About dialog was displayed, I got the following error dialog: ————————— Microsoft Visual Studio ————————— The ‘CctSharedPackage’ package did not load correctly. The problem may have been caused …

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Connect Windows Live Writer to Your MSDN Blog

This is just a quick reminder post for me (or someone else who stumbles across this) that the solution to connecting your MSDN blog to Windows Live Writer can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ajay_pathak/archive/2012/01/02/now-write-blogs-on-msdn-via-windows-live-writer.aspx Note the following: The Settings URL did not take me to my account settings.  I had to log into my account and …

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