How to Enable the Preview of PDF Files in 64-bit Windows

I am currently using a x64 machine running Windows 8. For opening the PDF file I had been using Adobe Reader. Later, I shifted to PDF-XChange Viewer by Tracker Software, mainly for its light weight and tabbed interface. This light weight  Installing PDF-XChange Viewer disabled the thumbnail view of the PDF files in the windows … Read more How to Enable the Preview of PDF Files in 64-bit Windows

Trigger a Timer Event at the Specific time of the Day in a Windows Service

I have used timer many times in Windows Form Application. It’s a simple control that is easy to use and implement. Lately, I was working on a Windows Service where there was a requirement of implementing a periodic job. The timer available in Windows Form is located in System.Windows.Form namespace which is definitely not available … Read more Trigger a Timer Event at the Specific time of the Day in a Windows Service

Microsoft Developer Camp – Jeddah – Building Windows 8 Apps

On Thursday, May 10, 2012, an event has been managed by Microsoft which is 3rd and last for this title. It has been held in Riyadh, Dammam and finally in Jeddah. It was conducted in the King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdul Aziz University Jeddah. The main feature of Windows 8 is its revamped … Read more Microsoft Developer Camp – Jeddah – Building Windows 8 Apps

Windows8 KeyNote – Build Event

Windows 7 is generally available for retail since 22nd October, 2009. Many things have been changed and many more have been arrived after that. The main focus from desktop has already shifted towards laptop/net-book. These days the trend has greatly diverted towards touch pads and slates.  The main pioneer was Apple’s iPad followed by similar … Read more Windows8 KeyNote – Build Event

Jeddah Community Summit – May 2011

Yesterday, on 30th May, Jeddah Community Summit was arranged by the Microsoft Saudi Community, the central hub of all the regional communities of the Kingdom. The purpose of these communities is to bring the people of a region closer, to share their experience, expertise and help other fellows of the same field in their work … Read more Jeddah Community Summit – May 2011

Microsoft OpenDoor Expo Jeddah 2010

Microsoft OpenDoor 2010 Saudi Arabia took place in two cities Riyadh (2nd and 3rd Nov) and Jeddah (7th Nov) at Intercontinental Hotel. It was the first time that Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer visited KSA and delivered the Key Note but his visit was limited to one day and it was in Riyadh only. The registration … Read more Microsoft OpenDoor Expo Jeddah 2010

Windows XP SP3, Delayed again

Microsoft has decided not to release Windows XP Service Pack (SP) 3 to Windows Update and the Microsoft Download Center as planned on April 29. The reason? A last-minute compatibility issue with a Microsoft application — Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System (RMS). Here’s the latest from a company spokesperson: “I wanted to update you on … Read more Windows XP SP3, Delayed again