Satisfy Me

A blog by M3 Sweatt with thoughts on time, technology, products and services at Microsoft
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    Sharing is good: creating OneNote pages with others

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    In a meeting recently, I found that you can share OneNote notebook pages with others to create a collaborate OneNote page. When you share, several people can be on the same page at the same time. I also use IM during a session, which allows me to prompt...
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    Home means Phishing for the Holidays

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    I noted previously the Security & Privacy concerns around Phishing and I turned a friend in the Valley today on to our Security at home site . It has info on avoiding online scams with the Microsoft Phishing Filter , anti-virus, anti-spyware, security...
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    Xbox 360 on call... service centre info

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    As a friend just found with some issues Xbox 360 Live account activation, a reminder that Xbox Customer Support can be reached on-line at http://www.xbox.com/en-US/support/migrationcentral.htm . And if you run into a hardware problem, call 1-800-4myXbox...
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    4RL? LOL, it's Encarta via MSN Messenger

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    ELIZA has met her match. I received an email today with details on how to use MSN Messenger to query Encarta. This is a very cool feature. I've even heard that it will solve simple mathematical questions. You add encarta@conversagent.com to your MSN IM...
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    Of interest... suggested holiday reading list

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    A recent thread made its way around the office this week with a great suggested holiday reading list. I've included a few of the selections here along with my own suggestions: “Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies” by Jim Collins...
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    Connect is Live on Microsoft.Com

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    Now on line is the new Microsoft Connect , the new product development collaboration site at Microsoft for our products. The goal is to enable a better connection with customers during the product development process and make the connection (no...
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    Return On Investment: 80/20 and 1/50

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    I just returned speaking with friends at a local event tonite, many of them Microsoft customers. At one point, the discussion turned to the efforts Microsoft is making to improve the customer connection, through our establishined listening systems, cutsomer...
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    "But I work for MS" doesn't get me anywhere

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    (I say that tongue in cheek.) F or all those who are awaiting the release of the new Xbox 360, take heart in knowing that you're not alone and that there are many people in Redmond waiting along side you... or more likely, behind you in the queue. From...
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    What does HDTV have to do with Satisfaction?

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    Plenty, especially when you see a broadcast in pure HD, or have watched some of the great programming in HD already available over the air (I've not been impressed by the compressed cable TV versions, 'though it's often superior to SD). A key reason why...
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    Free Trial: Digital Image Starter Edition 2006

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    You can install a trial copy of Digital Image Starter Edition 2006 free for 60-days . The Starter Edition contains virtually all the features available in the full version of Digital Image Suite 2006 .
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    Knowledge Base Nugget: Contacting Support by Phone

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    Here's a nugget from the Microsoft Support Site ... How and when to contact Microsoft Customer Service For information about replacement manuals, disks, drivers and service packs, product orders, policies related to copying software on additional...
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    More Xbox 360s for the holidays = more satisfied customers

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    ... like me, for instance, as I have an Xbox 360 on order. News: Microsoft Expects High Xbox 360 Sales... Microsoft Corp. expects to sell as many as 3 million Xbox 360 consoles in the first three months after launching the newest version of its...
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    Rainy day fun: home audio zones with Windows Media

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    I posted an entry on My MSN Spaces blog posted a quick thread in response to a request for advice on setting up audio. Net net (and no surprise given my past experience and affection for Roku Labs products ), I like the Roku software and hardware combination...
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    It's Alive: Windows Live and Office Live

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    If only this had hit yesterday (Halloween) then you could have made some great classic film noir references, back to the days of the scientist yelling "it's alive!" Only this time it's Windows Live... and Office Live. If you missed it, this morning...
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    New Anti-Scam Consumer Site Launches

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    Courtesy of MSNBC, the FBI, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and several private firms have launched a Web site designed to help consumers spot Internet fraud. The " Looks Too Good To Be True " site launched yesterday, providing greater consumer awareness...
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    Quotes, Rings and Culture: On Being Unreasonable

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    I was asked by someone who reads my internal blog to post my note on an article I read just after it was announced that Kevin Turner was joining Microsoft. Part of the article referenced his interest in inspirational quotes which he uses to motivate his...
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    Start.Com is elegant and nimble

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    From Scoble’s Blog… Is Jason Fried's brother and sister working at Microsoft? (Hadi Partovi, what are you thinking?) “Today I found out the truth. You let this thing ship with only two people working on it. With no testers. No document people. No...
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    Dogfood and the Crabby Office Lady

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    Over the last year I've met with people all across the product groups looking at the Microsoft customer experience. I see the incredible challenges and efforts we face each day as a company, using our own products as employees and as customers. I’ve been...
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    Windows Media Connect 2.0: stronger, better, faster...

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    I noticed that Sean Alexander said that Windows Media Connect 2.0 has been released - very nice for those with MCE PCs or those thinking about purchasing one, especially when it will work with some of the slickest devices out there including Media Center...
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    Phishing: don't get caught by screen scrapers

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    Last week in an EWeek article on phishing , it was noted that screen scraping attacks are becoming more common in scammer's schemes to subvert sophisticated security systems. (Say that five times fast.) MSN has a page with more info on battling phishing...
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    Clipster now live on Channel 9

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    I spoke with Jeff Sandquist ( http://www.jeffsandquist.com/ ) last week on Channel 9 and some of the new features. Yesterday I saw that Channel 9 launched Clipster , which introduces personal video recorder for video blogs on Channel 9, allowing users...
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    Waveland Express departing...

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    Although I use this space as a look at customer and partner satisfaction, a quick "good luck" to Sara and her husband on their way to Waveland. I heard from several people at the office that her bake sale was a success. Here's more info about her quest...
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    Sinofsky's TechTalk, and How Agile is MS?

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    If you haven't found it yet, you should click over to Steven Sinofsky's Techtalk - he's a senior vice president at Microsoft in the Office group. (more info available here) . Today in his posting on "Bureaucracy. Threat or menace?" he talks about a class...
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    LiveMeeting: for when you're not quite there

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    Today my youngest son stayed home from school with the same thing his father has... coming off a really bad cold. I had a string of meetings and discussions, some of which I participated through Office Live Meeting . I used the regular dial-in conference...
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    Tschuess, John Canning from Media Center

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    A quick note on my friend John Canning ( Media Center Evangelist extraordinaire ), who left Redmond recently for the wilds of Southern California. (The first link is to part one of his Channel 9 interview on Media Center... here's part two .) I had the...
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