Solving: Unable to start debugging on the web server with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010


I was getting the error "Unable to start debugging on the web server. The remote debugging components are not registered or running on the web server. Ensure the proper version of msvsmon is running on the remote computer".



In my case it was caused by 2 things.



I installed the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Remote Debugger components from, then completed the remote debugging configuration wizard, which will start automatically after installation of the Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Remote Debugger components



The password of the identity of the application pool was changed

After setting the correct password for the application pool identity in IIS and starting the application pool, the error was resolved.





Make sure you’re application pool is running the correct .NET Version:

.NET 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5 web applications, should use an application pool that uses .NET 2.0

.NET 4.0 web application, should use an application pool that uses .NET 4.0


In some cases you might need to disable the loopback check in the registry in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\DisableLoopbackCheck (DWORD with value = 1).

Internet Explorer 9 and SharePoint 2010: Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer

When you want to open a Microsoft SharePoint 2010 library in Microsoft Windows Explorer you can get the error:

Your client does not support opening this list with Windows Explorer.

This was due to installing a very old version of the SourceGear Client v3.1.9.
I solved this issue by using the same trick as with the IE 8 tab hang issue

Use you’re touchpad on you’re laptop for vertical scrolling in a Browser

To scroll vertical in a Browser I always hold down the left button beneath the touchpad and used my other fingers to scroll, but what I wanted is just a space on the touchpad which I could use to “swipe” en scroll vertical.

The other area could then be used to control the mouse.


A colleague of my showed me, this could be done since the middle ages, just use the driver of you’re touch pad.


Go to Start > Control Panel > Mouse:


Click on [Settings…]


Click on Virtual Scrolling > Scrolling Region and set the with of the area which will be used to scroll vertical or horizontal. In for example you’re browser.



– Every Touchpad manufacturer will have it’s own driver and driver settings, so the screen dumps might not reflect you’re settings.

– I also disabled tabbing and removed the tray icon from the taskbar

How to delete a OEM partition in Windows 7


If you get the error:

Virtual Disk Service Error:
The operation is not supported by the object.


Make sure you’re disk is not a dynamic disk.
In mine case the disk was a dynamic disk en I converted it back to a basic disk, by using diskpart:
select disk 0
convert basic


After converting the disk back to a basic disk I followed the steps on