C# / .NET MessageBox is hidden behind the Form

Imagine calling the following C# code:MessageBox.Show(this, “Some text…”, “Title”, MessageBoxButtons.OKCancel); After executing this line, the Message Box is not visible, it seems like hidden behind your form, without input focus, mouse clicks cause default beeps, and it suddenly appears if you click Alt or F10 key. It turns out I had a custom drawing routine […]

Disappearing folder – bug in Windows 7

In process of testing one of our automation software I hit interesting Windows 7 bug. First I found it in our software, and right away tested this scenario on Windows 7, and bug was there. The bug. Create folder on the Desktop. New folder appears and cursor blinks allowing to change the name for the […]

On production machine: AjaxControlToolkit requires ASP.NET Ajax 4.0 scripts.

I was helping my colleagues to debug one weird bug on ASP.NET 4.0 website. Everything worked well on developer’s machine, but after publishing to IIS 7.5 Windows 2008 R2 Webserver, we always got site partially working. Everything worked, except AJAX Control Toolkit controls. There were no any signs of errors. Ajax controls just were not […]