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  • Microsoft RSS Blog

    Icons: It’s still orange

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    My last post shared some of our conceptual designs of the feed icon and expressed some of the criteria that we are using to select the right icon. Several of the comments liked icon #4 simply because it looked liked the Firefox icon, and many (like this...
  • IEBlog

    Windows Vista & IE7 Beta 1 Available

    • 296 Comments
    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Beta versions of both Windows Vista (formerly codenamed “Longhorn”) and IE7 for Windows XP are now available. Back in...
  • JW on Tech

    Why I left Google

    • 591 Comments
    Ok, I relent. Everyone wants to know why I left and answering individually isn’t scaling so here it is, laid out in its long form. Read a little (I get to the punch line in the 3 rd paragraph) or read it all. But a warning in advance: there is no...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Removal tool to fix .NET Framework install failures

    • 278 Comments
    I wrote an application late last year that is designed to clean up computers that have problems getting the .NET Framework 1.0 or 1.1 to install correctly. I have been working on refining the tool for the past couple of months, working out some bugs,...
  • IEBlog

    Using Outlook Web Access (OWA) on IE7 and Windows Vista

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    Hi, I’m B. Ashok, the Product Unit Manager for Web Development Tools . As mentioned in my earlier post last summer, we have removed the DHTML Editing Control from Windows Vista as part of making the operating system more secure. One application that...
  • IEBlog

    Scripting Debugging in Internet Explorer

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 20 August 2012 I thought I’d take a couple minutes to talk about Script Debugging and Internet Explorer. Script debugging is turned off...
  • Tim Sneath

    The Bumper List of Windows 7 Secrets

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    It’s great to see Windows 7 Beta finally released to the world! We're very proud of what has been accomplished over the last months; in many ways, it sets a new quality bar for a beta operating system release. Building on top of the Windows Vista foundation...
  • Building Windows 8

    アプリケーションの電力効率を向上させる

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    最大限の応答性と実用性 ("すばやく滑らか" な動作) を実現しながら消費電力を最低限に抑えることは、エンジニアリング面の課題としてかなり大きなものです。この取り組みのスタート地点となるのは、Windows が適切なリソース使用レベルをサポートできるようにする私たちの努力ですが、アプリ開発者の皆さんによるリソース使用量を意識した開発なくしては、達成することはできません。電力効率はあらゆるフォーム ファクターと利用シナリオに影響します。つまり、消費電力を抑えることはだれにとっても良いことなのです。Windows...
  • Ozzie Rules Blogging

    StarEast and an AMA with noted Test analyst Theresa Lanowitz this week

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    This week I will be at the Stareast Conference manning the Microsoft Test booth, meeting testers, sneaking into Anna’s incredible Test training, doing demos of our Test tools and something that will be a first for me- I will be physically attending an...
  • IEBlog

    IE6 and IE7 Running on a Single Machine

    • 156 Comments
    Many of you have asked how to run IE6 and IE7 in a side by side environment. As Chris Wilson blogged about early this year, it’s unfortunately not so easy to do. There are workarounds, but they are unsupported and don’t necessarily work the same way as...
  • Engineering Windows 7

    Media Streaming with Windows 7

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    We’ve blogged about a number of features related to home networking and media in Windows 7. A scenario which brings all these together in a pretty cool way is Media Streaming. This scenario allows you to use a Windows 7 PC as a hub for media sharing—where...
  • Microsoft Senior Sales Excellence Manager - Eric Ligman

    Large collection of Free Microsoft eBooks for you, including: SharePoint, Visual Studio, Windows Phone, Windows 8, Office 365, Office 2010, SQL Server 2012, Azure, and more.

    • 161 Comments
    Throughout the year I try to share resources and information with you that I think will be helpful for you. Often times these resources will include links to free eBooks that we make available on a variety of topics. Today, I thought I would post a large...
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