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  • David Wang

    HTTP POST Fails for Anonymous Authentication

    Question: I have ASP that receives a POST, displays the parameters and performs additional work. Authentication was anonymous (IUSR_<machine>) and also Integrated Windows. Then I turned off Integrated auth (we can discuss reasons for this...
  • Watcher of the skies

    Channel 9 Shows

    We just released a new "feature" on Channel 9: Shows . The Show concept is a way to categorize tightly-bound video interviews, podcasts, etc by creating a "content encapsulation structure" that contains Episodes. You know, the same thing they do on commercial...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Ben is leaving the building...

    Well - it was bound to happen sooner or later - I am going on holidays! In fact - I will be gone for the entire of December. This means that it is time for you to stop reading my blog, and start speaking to your family more. Alternatively - the virtualization...
  • Arpan Shah's Blog

    personal vocabulary

    I spent last evening with a couple friends of mine: Rishad Wadia and Uma Lakhani. We had dinner at an Indian restaurant in downtown Seattle. We were in our own little world when we realized there were people in the restaurant who didn't quite understand...
  • One Louder

    Microsoft Get Serious About 'The Apprentice'

    Tonight's episode of "The Apprentice" will feature Microsoft's own Live Meeting product team, part of our Real Time Collaboration Group. As reported in the Seattle PI , Microsoft took this opportunity very seriously. Can I just say how proud I am when...
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    Small visual test: what does it represent?

    Hello everybody [:)] before re-heating up the discussion on SO, I thought I could use a little help here: in your opinion 1) what is represented in the three pictures below? 2) which one of the three you like best? 3) do you think there's too much information...
  • Dan Crevier's Blog

    New version of Max is available!

    A new version of Max is now available at . One of the main new features is support for ink annotations on photos. This is best on a Tablet PC, but you can also use the mouse on a non-Tablet PC. It's pretty fun! It's a feature...
  • Clint Covington: Software design, Microsoft Office Access

    Access 12 and Developers

    Let me start by writing about two customer visits I made early in the development of Access 12 that proved to be a good representation of some of our developer customers. The first, a large enterprise organization in the health industry arranged...
  • PeteL's Blog

    Simple File Handler for ASP.NET 2.0

    MOVED This content has been moved to my new blog at Thanks, PEte
  • Live Search

    Shop anytime – we’re open late

    Around this time of year, we see a big jump in the number of shopping related searches. More and more people are using a web search engine to kick off the shopping process, and we are always trying to improve the experience. To help you find what you...
  • Microsoft Max Blog

    Say it with ink

    We’re happy to announce our new Annotate feature, which lets you draw on your photos without altering the originals. We’ve been having a great time adding notes and sketches, and now you can too! We’ve made it a top priority to improve our setup experience...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    How to resolve TV glitching in Media Center 2005 on dual core AMD computers

    Some customers have been reporting TV glitching issues in Media Center 2005, and Dave Fleischman has narrowed down one of the root causes to be an issue with dual core AMD systems. He got a hold of one of these machines and was able to easily reproduce...
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