Category Archives: Windows

Cross-Thread Manipulation of Windows Forms Controls

November 5th, 2019
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System.InvalidOperationException: Cross-thread operation not valid. Control “textBox1” accessed from a thread other than the thread it was created on. The above exception was encountered while placing a function call with long execution time on a separate thread and having that thread update a TextBox with status updates. The issue arises, because “access to Windows Forms […]

gpupdate: Refreshes Group Policies Settings

October 1st, 2008
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Microsoft TechNet elaborates on the description of the program, stating that gpupdate “refreshes local and Active Directory-based Group Policy settings, including security settings.” This command line utility is useful when updating group policies in an Active Directory environment and immediately checking that modification’s effects.