Satisfy Me

A blog by M3 Sweatt with thoughts on time, technology, products and services at Microsoft
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May, 2006

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    Survey says... PC Competitors: Digital Video Recorders and Game Consoles

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    Today CNN reported in an e3 preview that Ipsos (major research firm) found that of the Americans who play computers or console video games, 45 percent of them play games online. So, what is that... 1.8 people out of 10? From Ipsos: "Today...
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    Cybersafety and staying safe online

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    I'm clearing out the email that I missed this week due to a number of big reviews and meetings (apologies), and one was from a reader and associate who noted that my entry on creating strong passwords (and passphrases) was quickly followed by a couple...
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    Top Ten Lists: Customers and Customer Service

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    This is a good cross post from Young Joo with his "top 10 list of how you as a software engineer should view customers." I think the #1 item should be "Customers are not stupid. They are smarter than you are most of times." Here's a couple more...
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    Friday Link: The link between email and checked baggage

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    My friend Pierre blogs that you’re as likely to lose an email as the checked bag on your next flight : "More email is lost than I thought. The loss rate is at least 0.7%, or 7 messages in 1,000 [1]. If you send ten messages a day, this means 25...
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    Tomorrow: Spotlight Webinar on The Road to Vista

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    Tomorrow (May 5th) be sure to check out the webcast " Solution Spotlight Webinar: The Road to Vista " with Tim Armstrong. Friday, May 05, 2006 10:30 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada) You'll get a look at the Windows Client Product Roadmap and...
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    Is it real or... Find out with Office Genuine Advantage

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    If you think that the copy of Microsoft Office you purchased may be counterfeit, there's a way to tell for sure via a new program that TechWeb reported on today . Microsoft's Office Genuine Advantage (OGA) and Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) programs...
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    Does your computer Automatic Update?

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    Of interest... Russ Cooper wonders in Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine why many computer software and system vendors can't seem to rationalize the efforts around automatic updates . "We definitely have a problem with every vendor wanting...
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    Link: Microsoft Customer Service for help on non-technical issues

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    The past few days have been back to back busy in preparation for a number of important discussions and presentations (no name dropping here), so I've been lax in posting this week. The Microsoft Customer Service Site provides assistance on non-technical...
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