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Microsoft Visual Basic Samples/Downloads

A searchable index of downloadable Visual Basic samples from Microsoft

Now, there are a *lot* of links on this list - but this is *not* the only thing on this site - in fact, it's the least of the content. Be sure to check out my Visual Basic Samples, Visual Basic Links (the *long* list), and Active Server Pages Links.

And if that's not enough, there's also a rather large collection of other resources here.

 Title   Date   Author   Host

September 21, 2012

Microsoft is announcing the availability of an update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 on all supported editions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. The update addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash libraries contained within Internet Explorer 10.

January 11, 2012

Cybercriminals often use the names of well-known companies, like ours, in their scams. They think it will convince you to give them money or your personal information. While they usually use email to trick you, they sometimes use the telephone, instead.

January 11, 2012

Cybercriminals don't just send fraudulent email messages and set up fake websites.

They might also call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft. They might offer to help solve your computer problems or sell you a software license. Once they have access to your computer, they can do the following...

September 9, 2010

The tool allows users and IT professionals to harden existing software against known attacks - without the need to recompile.

by Andrew Lyons

June 12, 2012

Today Microsoft issued a Security Advisory describing a vulnerability in the Microsoft XML component.

We discovered this vulnerability-which is leveraged via an uninitialized variable-being actively exploited in the wild for targeted attacks, and we reported it to Microsoft on May 30th. Over the past two weeks, Microsoft has been responsive to the issue and has been working with us. These attacks are being distributed both via malicious web pages intended for Internet Explorer users and through Office documents. Users running Windows XP up to and including Windows 7 are known to be vulnerable.

by Ian Barker

May 1, 2014

The average private user PC in the UK has 76 different programs from 26 different vendors, which leaves users struggling to keep everything up to date.

Vulnerability management specialist Secunia has published a report on the state of security among PC users in the UK based on scans from Secunia Personal Software Inspector between January and March 2014. It finds that 58 percent of identified vulnerabilities originate from third party programs, 29 percent from Microsoft programs and 13 percent from operating systems. More worrying is that 12 percent of users are using unpatched operating systems, a figure that's likely to rise following the end of support for XP. Just over one in ten third-party programs on the average PC are unpatched compared to just over three percent of Microsoft programs.

by Microsoft

September 4, 2003

Attempting to access a DCOM Server from a remote client application sometimes results in the following error:...

by Microsoft

September 4, 2003

This article describes how to programmatically gain anonymous access to a public folder on your Microsoft Exchange Server from an Active Server Page (ASP) page....

by Microsoft

September 4, 2003

This article demonstrates how to access and update large text fields (Binary Large Objects/BLOBS) using ActiveX Data Objects (ADO). This is accomplished using the GetChunk and AppendChunk methods of an ADODB RecordSet's field object....

by Microsoft

September 4, 2003

From Visual Basic 5.0, you cannot consistently produce extended ASCII WingDings on DBCS (Double-Byte Character Set) versions of Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT 4.0. DBCS versions of Windows include Chinese, Japanese, and Korean....

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