Had a real brain teaser at my new job

Long story short, there's a stored procedure in the SCCM database that does some bad math to calculate the uniqueness of a SMBIOS GUID. This had me stumped for a week, and finally found probably the only other person on the planet that was having the same problem. Problem solved by adding a few bits to 3 stored procedures.


Microsoft baffles me sometimes

This is a very helpful error message

Event Type: Error

Event Source: Service Control Manager

Event Category: None

Event ID: 7001

Date: 12/26/2007

Time: 4:08:45 PM

User: N/A



The Microsoft Exchange Information Store service depends on the Microsoft Exchange System Attendant service which failed to start because of the following error:

The operation completed successfully.