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October, 2004

  • Peter Torr's Blog

    New Halo 2 Trailer

    I went to see the film Birth the other day, and was surprised to see a new Halo 2 trailer. I don't know anyone who thought the original theatrical trailer for Halo 2 was very exciting, but the new one is much cooler, with more action, snippets of in-game...
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    Show me the money!

    A member of the VSTO team just came to my office and asked, "Is it bad to trust all Office documents on the Local Intranet?" That's a good question, and after answering it for him I thought it was also worth blogging about (plus I'm hanging around...
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    Threat Models in Action

    As you probably know, the first Visual Studio "Whidbey" beta was released a few months ago, and we are hard at work finishing the product for release sometime... soon. ish. As you also probably know, Microsoft is now threat-modelling all new components...
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    Windows Update, Automatic Update, and SAFER

    Jeroen points out an annoying problem with the new version of Windows Update in his last comment -- it doesn't work from a RunAs-ed Internet Explorer session. This is a known problem with Windows Update that will hopefully be addressed in a future...
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    October Security Bulletins

    Microsoft has released several security bulletins today: · IT folks can get more information at · Home users can get information at
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    How many hours does it take to film a lightbulb?

    A lot. As you may know, I like to work on independent films as a hobby . I am currently working on another project as an Assistant Director, but I'll leave out details of that project until it's done. Anyway, this blog post is not about my...
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