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Archive for July, 2012

Microsoft Project Server 2010 Category & Global Permission GUIDs

Posted on July 31, 2012 by

Have you ever attempted an PWA operation as a non-administrator and received an error message like the following:



But the million dollar question is:
What is global permission 85993afd-5430-4c0e-bdcf-12e013fa0b1e ?

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FIX: Project Server 2010 Administrator Denied Access

Posted on July 17, 2012 by

Very strange situation happened in my test environment where the Project Server Administrator is denied access to some objects in the Server Settings in PWA.

In my situation I attempted to access the Active Directory Resource Pool Synchronization setting under the Operational Policies section.

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Windows 8: How to Safely Delete $WINDOWS.~BT and Windows.old Folders

Posted on July 13, 2012 by

Well I finally decided to upgrade my Lenovo ThinkPad W520 from Windows 7 to Windows 8 Release Preview. The upgrade worked flawlessly (thank you Microsoft!). So I’m checking out my new digs on the new OS and opened up Windows Explorer. Very nice! The new ribbon feature add great additional functionality to the tool. But I saw that there were a few new folders added ($WINDOWS.~BT and Windows.old). Naturally I assumed that it was the folders used in upgrade process.So I decided to continue and investigate more of the new functions of the OS.

In the end, the final verdict was this build was Rock Solid!! 

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