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  • Rico Mariani's Performance Tidbits

    Mission (almost) accomplished

    I was talking to a friend earlier today about how much fun I've had blogging these many months now (soon two years) and I was reminded of one of my favorite examples of unexpectedly influencing someone. Sriram Krishnan wrote an article called " How...

    A Graphics tool for the graphically challenged ...

    Have you seen Microsoft Expression (Code Name Acrylic) ? If you haven't, you should really check it out. Certainly, it's not as powerful as PhotoShop, but it's a LOT simpler to use. Right now, there is an early beta available from the site ... with a...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Overriding command line parameters in the VMC file

    Over the last week or so I have mentioned a couple of interesting command-line parameters that can be used with Virtual PC. If you want to utilize these options but not have to worry about users using the correct shortcut / parameter - it is possible...
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    Testing 64-Bit Windows on BYTE Magazine

    Why do you have to register to read one article ? I hate to register for just one article. Have you had a chance to read it? Is it worth the registration hassle? Thx.
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    Overclocking 64-bit

    You will love this . From PCStats : "PCStats thought it would be interesting to see how overclocking is affected on the WindowsXP x64 Edition platform by illustrating both 32-bit and 64-bit benchmarks for an AMD Athlon64 4000+ based system. Would the...
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    Dell Says He’d Sell Apple’s Mac OS (cont.)

    Some time ago I read and wrote about Dell could/would/might/think about supporting the Apple OS. Today I found this beauty. Certainly not the Apple style but a real progress in Dell design. I like the design AND the technical data (of course it's 64-bit...
  • Buggin' My Life Away

    Mac Messenger 5.0

    I've had a number of people, both in comments and in private e-mail, ask me about continuing development on Mac Messenger. Until now, I could only give cryptic answers to those questions. No longer. Mac Messenger 5.0 was released to the web today. ...
  • VolkerW's WebLog

    Great 64-bit start this week

    So much going on in 64-bit Windows land in the first 2 days of this week already. Some of the pretty exciting news: Simulation is one of the areas where applications can really shine in 64-bit. Masses of memory and compute power at hand. One of the...
  • Richard Seroter - SoCal BizTalk Musings

    Building and Executing a BizTalk Single Sign On Scenario

    The Enterprise Single Sign On functionality that ships with BizTalk Server is fairly interesting, but can be tricky to set up. Below I walk through the steps I went through to get a fully-functional SSO demonstration running. The very first thing to...
  • Windows CE Base Team Blog

    Implementing FSD_GetVolumeInfo

    In Windows CE 5.0, we added a new FSD API: FSD_GetVolumeInfo . This API is used to populate the CE_VOLUME_INFO structure reported by the CeGetVolumeInfo SDK API. This function is intended to give applications insight into properties of the file system...
  • Devhammer on MSDN

    Interested in learning more about Virtual PC?

    I recently presented a webcast on using Microsoft Virtual PC for working with beta software, including sharing some tips and tricks from my own experience as a regular Virtual PC user. If you're interested, my counterpart in our New England district,...

    Very, very scary stuff ...

    According to EWeek, spyware researchers at Sunbelt Software, makers of CounterSpy, have discovered an apperent identity theft ring that uses spyware to hijack confidential data from users. He [Subelt President Alex Eckelberry] said the log files included...
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