Desktop shortcut positions

Yesterday I ran into a problem that the desktop shortcut positions were not saved between logons. The environment consists of Windows7 x64 and hybrid profiles (that is built using a mandatory profile and zero profile technology which is available in RES Workspace Manager 2011). I did some searching and during logon you’ll see the shortcuts in their correct position, but after a few seconds they are all moved to the left side of the screen (as shown below).image

So after seeing this, I logged on to the RES Software Customer Portal and checked if this was a known issue within RES Workspace Manager and soon enough I stumbled across knowledgebase article Q202392, which described the exact issue in cause 2. Unfortunately for me this was solved in SR2 of Workspace Manager 2011 and we’re already running SR4 Sad smile..

Ok, what next?

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Together with a friend of mine, I’m the owner of We started this site back in 2006 in order to provide the Dutch volleyball community with a searchable calendar of tournaments played throughout the year. We decided to build this site on asp.NET (because we both work with Microsoft products) from scratch. Because this was our first encounter with developing websites we had some flaws/omissions in the site:

  • usage of tables for layout. The site had a different look in almost every different browser
  • results only displayed in a table

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