Ian Moulster's blog

A Microsoft employee translating Microsoft technology into plain English
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    Controlling the new Zune player from the Windows 7 Taskbar Preview

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    The latest Zune player has been reviewed in great depth elsewhere so I’m not going to go into it in huge depth here, other than to say it’s not just a pleasure to use but is very, very cool and aesthetically pleasing too. But I did want to point out...
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    Great List of Windows 7 ISV Compatibility Resources

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    Over at the UK ISV blog they have just posted a really useful list of resources relating to Windows 7 application compatibility. If you’re an ISV it’s well worth a look: http://blogs.msdn.com/ukisvdev/archive/2009/09/23/windows-7-application-compatibility...
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    Changing Windows 7's XP Mode memory size

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    I've been using XP mode on Windows 7 for a while and it has been proving useful to have an old XP copy available for things like compatibility testing. One issue I had is that it comes configured with only 256MB of RAM available to the virtual machine...
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    .NET Awards

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    This year, once again, I have the honour of being a judge in .NET Magazine’s awards. I’m sure you know .NET magazine – nothing to do with Microsoft .NET, the name is just a coincidence – as a world-class web developer magazine. Voting is open now so take...
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    Which Windows 7 Build Am I On?

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    Someone asked me how they could tell which build of Windows 7 there were on, as they “inherited” a machine from a colleague and weren’t sure if they were still on beta, RC or RTM. You can find out via the registry, so click the orb in the bottom left...
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