Solution: An error occurred while validating. HRESULT = '8000000A'

If you face the error message “An error occurred while validating. HRESULT = '8000000A'” while building Visual Studio setup project from command line in Visual Studio 2012 or above IDE environment, the reason is because the new IDEs do not support build outside the own process.

 

But there is a tweak which will help you to enable the same and you will now be allowed to build the MSI setup project from the command line itself.



Windows 10 Anniversary Update will be available on August 2

Microsoft officially announced the release date of Windows 10 anniversary update. It’s going to be release on 2nd August 2016 and going to be the major update on Windows 10 platform with lot many new features, enhancements and fixes.

 

Over 350 million devices are currently running Windows 10 and will get this big update for free. Rest of the people either need to upgrade to it before 29th July or need to pay after that offer period ends.


Download Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

On 27th June 2016, Microsoft released Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 Update 3 along with .NET Core 1.0. This build focuses on fixes of issues already reported in earlier releases, including the memory consumption issue noticed in Update 2.

 

This build also has some known issues, which will be fixed in subsequent builds. In this post, sharing the links to download the web installer, ISO image for offline installation.


History of Microsoft .NET Framework and it's Key Features

Microsoft .NET Framework is a programming infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying and running applications & services that use .NET technologies, such as desktop applications, web applications and Web services.

 

In this post, I am going to list down the history of .NET Framework along with the key features which has been introduced with each version of the framework.


#Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 14371 is now available

Dona Sarkar, the new chief of Windows Insiders Program, released a new Mobile insiders build 14371 for the fast ring users. After the bug bash last week, this build focuses mainly on the bug fixes along with a new feature and some known issues.

 

Though today’s build is for Mobile insiders, but we are going to see the corresponding PC build soon. This post will cover the new changes, fixes and known issues. Continue reading to know more.


How to retrieve the correct Microsoft Office product version?

If you are addin developer for any Microsoft product, you might have in need to find out the exact version no. of the office product. You can get it from the app version from the interop libraries, but that doesn't return the correct one to you.

 

So, how to retrieve it? Today in this small post, we will find out the way to get the correct version no. If you know any alternate way, will highly appreciate if you do share it with us.


Office 365 June Update - New build version 16.0.6965.2058 available

Microsoft released a new update (Build 16.0.6965.2058) for Office 365 client aka. Office 2016 (Version 1605) on 14th June 2016. This includes one security fix and seven non-security related fixes. If you are using Office 2016, check for updates.

 

This post will cover the list of fixes part of this Microsoft Tuesday patch. Continue reading to further know about the changes.


Microsoft releases #Windows 10 build 10586.420 (June update)

Microsoft released a new cumulative build 10586.420 for Windows 10 version 1511 and a separate build 10240.16942 for Windows 10 initial version. If you are using the initial version or the 1511 version of Windows 10, you will get a update notification on your device.

 

This build is available for both PC and Mobile devices. Read more to know about the changes in both PC and Mobile build.


A collection of Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft #Outlook

When you are more used to with some application software and if you use it daily on a high volume, it's sometime good to learn the keyboard shortcuts of the features that you perform regularly. Outlook exposes a lot of such shortcut keys for you to perform better.

 

It's not always possible to learn all of them, but good to have the list to learn/view time to time. Here I am listing all the shortcuts of Outlook 2010 - 2016, for your reference.


How to scope to a project or folder inside #VisualStudio?

Sometime we work on a Visual Studio solution file that has a huge nos. of projects and folders. Keeping all of them in the Solution Explorer, makes it difficult to manage. Visual Studio provides a way to make it simpler and cleaner.

 

Though it is available since Visual Studio 2012, but if you are not aware of this feature, let's discuss on this. Continue reading the post to learn about it.

 
© 2008-2016 Kunal-Chowdhury.com - Microsoft Technology Blog for developers and consumers | Designed by Kunal Chowdhury
Back to top