Category Archives: Errors

Event code: 3008. A configuration error has occurred

This week, we were deploying some new files to our project (running on IIS). After adding the files, the app didn’t run, and we got the following error in the IIS logs: Event code: 3008 Event message: A configuration error … Continue reading

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LLT – M53: unknown product code (add it in ‘LLT.prm’ file)

Once again with the LLT. I just got a new PC and had to reinstall all of my software and re-learn the tricks for connecting LLT, etc.  Btw, the help file for LLT has better directions than the rest of … Continue reading

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LLT_LOAD – RAS Error 633

Today, I needed to upgrade the RBA for my device.  I started by using LLT to set up my connection and make sure everything worked.  I worked-out the configs and was able to get a file list in LLT.  So … Continue reading

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Signing certificate not found – Identity Server

Signing certificate not found: CN=COMODO RSA Certification Authority, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB The reason behind this one, worries me a bit. Our sys-admin was cleaning out some old expired keys. When he did, we got this error. … Continue reading

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Error 1001. Exception occurred while initalizing the installation

At work, we are using a Visual Studio add-in for .vdproj projects.  It is used for building .msi files.  I upgraded the project from .net 3.5 to .net 4.5.2.  I also updated some other information in the installer project. When I … Continue reading

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Why Catch(exception) is usually a bad idea

I always like reading what other developers are suggesting as “best practices”.  Occasionally, I come across one that seems to defy logic, such as “don’t allow comments in your code”.  Initially the statement seems bonkers, but then you read-up on … Continue reading

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Citrix (RDP) with Server 2008 R2: problem with Serial on COM3/COM4

I was given a credit card reader/device and was asked to determine if I could modify a custom-made PoS (point of sale) app, to interact with the CC reader.  It sounded like an easy task.  I was also told that … Continue reading

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