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  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    How to fix Media Center remote control if it breaks when installing IR update rollup

    We recently released Update Rollup 1 for eHome Infrared Receivers for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 . There are some fixes in this package that may cause your Media Center remote control to stop working. Specifically, we previously allowed channels...
  • FrankFi's view of the world

    In the middle...

    Hi… Following the red line of the last two postings the middle has to be defined. In my opinion the middle needs something like a peace settlement. Others call this a contract. The contract defines an abstract surface which separates the IT...
  • Windows Installer Team Blog

    how I can get a blank schema.msi of version 300?

    Question how I can get a blank schema.msi of version 300? I installed platform SDK for win2k3 sp1, but it only has schema.msi for version 100, 110 and 120. Answer There isn't one. The schema.msi included at the root in the database directory has all...
  • Antimail

    Iain McDonald talks about R2

    R2 is a server technnology. It is essentially a specialized Windows OS for server management in file serving, printing and directory utilization workloads. I hope that IT administrators will love it. R2 was designed top-down starting from practical...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    My Blogday

    2 mins to 12:00am, Aug 31. Just made Blogday . So without further ado and breaking all the rules, I recommend the following 11 (not 5) blogs to you that are unlikely to be already in your opml: Bill Higgins , works at IBM Global as a systems engineer...
  • Dean Rowe's WebLog

    Windows Movie Maker's first name?

    Back in 1999, when we first started writing a video application we didn't begin by calling it Windows Movie Maker, that name came later. Does anybody know or can guess what its internal name was at the beginning? I'll give the answer tomorrow - oh the...
  • venkatna's (Venkat Narayanan's) WebLog

    There is always next year, and we have Wrigley Field.

    Forgive the off-topic post, but i do need to rant a little bit. How does a team that has arguably a "great" pitching rotation have a season like this ? Yeah, you can blame injuries, but how does every pitcher and his brother have an injury for two seasons...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    MSN Phishing Filter released

    Inside Microsoft tells of news that MSNs Phishing Filter add-in is available for download for US only see update below . The filter requires MSN Search Toolbar with Windows Desktop Search and Microsoft Windows XP SP2, IE 6 or later Microsoft Monitor...

    Microsoft Response to Hurricane Katrina

    The Microsoft Disaster Relief Page was updated tonight with a statement about Hurricane Katrina. Microsoft Response to Hurricane Katrina Published: August 31, 2005 Every one of us at Microsoft is deeply saddened by the destruction of property...
  • Roberdan

    Mi vien da fare una puntualizzazione sul Social Networking

    ormai se ne parla; ormai ci sono un sacco di siti; ormai...bisogna fare delle puntualizzazioni. A me interessa il modello organizzativo che c'è dietro al social networking. Ma non per far incontrare e conoscere gente (per quello ci sono i bar o i mille...
  • Roberdan

    Upddated link: EGOV 05 Copenhagen - E-government is both a Vision and a Construction Site

    Romeo Pruno was in Copenhagen last week to attend the EGOV05 forum and to present University of Camerino work called " EGOV Administrative and Semantic Cooperation: The Role of Intelligent Document". Here you can read the abstract of his report that...
  • Antimail

    VSS writers and inconsistent shadow copies

    A few days ago, a customer told me that he encountered a weird error while using NTBackup to backup the system. The error text looked like this in backup log: Media name: "System State.bkf created 8/29/2005 at 5:38 PM" Volume shadow copy creation...
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