Monthly Archives: June 2010

[Solved] PC starts but no signal to monitor

I hope this post can help someone having the same issue as I faced.


  • Motherboard green light on when power cable plugged in
  • On start up:
    – No signal to monitor
    – Can’t enter BIOS POST check
    – Fans are spinning as normal (including CPU cooler fan)

Fix Solution

Check your power supply. In my case a replacement of power supply fixed the issue.

VS2010 Tips #12: Patch for Cut/Copy “insufficient memory” issue in Visual Studio 2010

Visual Studio 2010 RTM has a bug in calculating available memory when developer try and do Cut or Copy text operations.

"Insufficient available memory to meet the expected demands of an operation at this time, possibly due to virtual address space fragmentation. Please try again later."

A patch available now for it that you can download from:

More information about this issue and the patch can be found at:

Where the heck is Visual Studio Command Prompt?

You got answer on MSDN forums telling you to run devenv /ResetSettings in Visual Studio 2008 command prompt but after searching you computer you can’t find it. Where the heck is it?

Look at below picture, you will be able to find it easily.


If it doesn’t help,

Visual Studio 2005
Start Menu -> All Programs -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 -> Visual Studio Tools -> Visual Studio 2005 Command Prompt

Visual Studio 2008
Start Menu -> All Programs -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 -> Visual Studio Tools -> Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt

Visual Studio 2010
Start Menu -> All Programs -> Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 -> Visual Studio Tools -> Visual Studio Command Prompt (2010)

How to clean up Microsoft File Transfer Manager queue

If you’re an MSDN subscriber, the Microsoft File Transfer Manager is your main downloader tool.

Unfortunately sometime the download item get stuck in the queue and cannot be removed.

The solution is simple.  Just clean up the following folder’s content and restart the File Transfer Manager program.

Windows 7 & Vista

C:\Users\%USERNAME%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\File Transfer Manager\RequestQueue

Windows XP

C:\Documents and Settings\%USERNAME%\Application Data\Microsoft\File Transfer Manager\RequestQueue