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Vista Snipping Tool

Sometimes tools that come with the operating system pleasantly surprise you.  Vista comes with a tool called the “Snipping Tool”.  It basically makes the PrintScrn key obsolete in Windows.  Typically people will use the PrintScrn key to capture the screen

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Bill Gates – Looking Back, Moving Ahead

  Just today I was looking for some Microsoft videos related to MMS 2008 when I located some video gems about Bill Gates and his history at Microsoft.  The Microsoft web site is providing a collection of videos for use

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Virtual Hard Disk Specification

The Virtual Hard Disk Image Format Specification (VHD Spec) has been available from Microsoft since October 2006.  You can bypass registration and download straight from here. The document is only seventeen pages long but manages to capture how it is

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Irresistible Forces and Movable Objects

Pat Helland from Microsoft gave a presentation last year at TechEd in EMEA called “The Irresistable Forces Meet the Movable Objects“. I received a copy from Kala at work. Not long after reading it I wanted to find out more.

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BitLocker Overview

BitLocker gets mentioned more and more lately.  I understood the concept but didn’t know the details.  While looking for something else, I can across a great video about BitLocker technology from Microsoft.  Also Wikipedia has a BitLocker page. I didn’t

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Bill and Steve Meeting History

D5 video showing when Bill and Steve were together. Steve and Bill have only been seen together around 5 times. 1983 Apple Mac discussion with Dating Game spoof 1991 Fortune magazine interview 1997 MacWorld 2005 D3 2007 D5 The referenced

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Windows XP and June 30 2008

Based on a previous post about Microsoft, it was mentioned in a comment that Microsoft was going to discontinue selling Windows XP on June 30, 2008.  There was news before related to Microsoft postponing the end of sales date for

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