Cool Stuff Vol 2.


· Jquerypad attached (running against jquery 1.4.4, but you can modify the jquery.js that is being used)

· Stylizer http://www.skybound.ca/

· Blue Beanie Day 2010 http://www.zeldman.com/2010/11/28/dont-forget-blue-beanie-day/ | check out my twitter profile http://twitter.com/#!/dannygnj | http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23bbd4

· HTML5 Gang Sign http://html5homi.es/

· JQuery Splash Screen http://tutorialzine.com/2010/11/apple-style-splash-screen-jquery/

· Visual Studio 2010: JScript Editor Extensions http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/872d27ee-38c7-4a97-98dc-0d8a431cc2ed

· Sessionless Controllers in MVC 3 http://www.dotnetcurry.com/ShowArticle.aspx?ID=609&AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1

Troubles installing Windows Live Essentials 2011


I faced some tough issues trying to install Windows Live Essentials.  Even more so it feels good to blog as I haven’t written an entry in over a month.  I have a lot of good stuff coming in the next few days.  I got an error when executing the wlsetup-web.exe available from the live.com site.  You can also use the offline installer which is available here.

So the error I was getting said Bad Image, something along the lines that c:windowssystem32wer.dll (Windows Error Reporting), had some kind of issue.  This is related to a corrupt DLL. 

I needed to ensure that the “Windows Modules Installer” service was started.  Then I opened up a command prompt as administrator and ran the following cmd.

sfc /scannow

This took a few minutes to run.  Then I was able to launch the installer.  However the installer informed me that I had to uninstaller Windows Live Mesh Beta (2009).  This was rather difficult.  I ran the uninstall several times, but the Live Essentials installer was still complaining that it was installed.  I wound up searching through the entire registry for any key called “Live Mesh” and deleted them.

After this, I was able to successfully install.  A quick reboot and here I am writing this blog entry in Windows Live Writer 2011.

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