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DBX 10.2.0 Released

While I still don't actively work on DBX anymore, I did have occasion to work on a client using SQLServer and took the opportunity to add/enhance a few things that were annoying me: added a filter for the left-hand TOC which does simple string-matching to filter...

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T-SQL function to de-duplicate lists

Needed a function to de-duplicate string lists, so I modified a similar UDF from SQLAuthority. That original UDF didn't preserve the position of list elements or handle case sensitive comparisons, and I wasn't too keen on the variable naming. Anyway, my version is...

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Realtek sound stuttering on Windows 7 Solved

There are tons of people with the same issue (sound stutters, delays, etc.) on Windows 7 with Realtek on-board sound cards and I have found that simply disabling Windows Defender completely solved my problem. I have Webroot and Malwarebytes Anti-Malware installed, and...

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Helpful Spelling Tip

Been a long time since I've posted, mostly since no one except spammers bother to come to the site, but I've finally had it and had to vent into the ether before my head explodes. For the love of all that's right and holy, the freaking word is 'lose', not 'loose'....

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