Monthly Archives: December 2012

Accuracy of IP Geolocations

Accuracy of IP Geolocation of various Services Distance W3C Neustar MaxMind IP2Location 0-2 km 55% 32% 33% 31% 2-10 km 11% 14% 14% 10% 10-25 km 5% 9% 8% 7% 25-50 km 4% 7% 6% 6% 50-100 km 3% 7% … Continue reading

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Did prophet Muhammad breach his own rules?

The prophet would pray facing towards the Bed when Ayesha would be in the bed Volume 1, Book 9, Number 486 : Narrated by ‘Aisha Do you make us (women) equal to dogs and donkeys? While I used to lie … Continue reading

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Conditional formatting in Excel – Highlight if greater than left adjacent

You might come across a situation where you want to highlight a value if it is greater than its counter its left adjacent value. For example [table] Col A, Col B 1,3 2,1 3,5 [/table] In the above case you … Continue reading

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the story of Hafsa divorce from hadith

Hadith related to Hafsa Divorce (1) Narrated ‘umar: My Ansari neighbor from Bani Umaiya bin Zaid who used to live at ‘Awali Al-Medina and used to visit the Prophet by turns. He used to go one day and I another day. … Continue reading

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The EXECUTE permission was denied on the object ‘aspnet_CheckSchemaVersion’, database ‘xxx’, schema ‘dbo’

If you get the above error in ASP.NET application, the user under which IIS is running does not have the permission to either select,execute,insert or update a table. The funny thing is, it does not provide the user name which … Continue reading

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Disable validation when cancel button is clicked

You have put a validation on an ASP.NET page. The trouble is if you hit cancel, the validation control stills take effect. This can be cumberson because you are just canceling an action. The easy cure is put the following … Continue reading

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SQL Server Management Studio 2008 on Windows Server 2008

How to start SQL Server Management Studio on Windows Server 2008 As you might have come through this nausense, you install SQL Server Management Studio 2008 (SSMS) on Windows Server 2008 and you can not start it. There is no … Continue reading

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