Monthly Archives: September 2008

Microsoft Updates Speech Recognition Macros for Windows Vista

  Windows Speech Recognition Macros tool (Technical Preview 2) extends the usefulness of the speech recognition capabilities in Windows Vista.  Users can create powerful macros that are triggered by spoken commands which can perform a series of tasks from as … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Administrative Templates for Windows Server 2008

  Administrative Templates (ADMX) for Windows Server 2008 provides the complete set of Administrative templates (ADMX) for Windows Server 2008. Additionally, there is a separate download that includes the ADMX and ADML files for Group Policy preferences.   Administrative template … Continue reading

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Microsoft Blogger Releases System Center Desktop Wallpaper

  Microsoft TechNet Blogger, Stefan Stranger, has released a System Center Desktop Wallpaper – a simple clean desktop wallpapers with the familiar System Center logo and "swirl" artwork. –> Download System Center Desktop Wallpaper Click here for All Free Windows Server … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s MSN Releases 100’s of Free Windows Desktop Wallpapers

  Wallpapers from MSN – Microsoft’s MSN 100’s of free Windows Desktop Wallpapers for download.   Over 100 Wallpapers Crop, rotate and resize your images. Add text and speech bubbles to create your own wallpapers Set you wallpaper by time … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Three New Windows Vista Ultimate Extras

  Today Microsoft announced 3 new Windows Vista Ultimate Extras available for installation via Windows Update. This is the 6th Ultimate Extras released by Microsoft for Windows Vista Ultimate users. New Ultimate Extras: Tinker is a casual game that provides … Continue reading

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Microsoft Research Releases “Image Composite Editor” (Advanced Panoramic Image Stitcher)

  Microsoft Image Composite Editor is an advanced panoramic image stitcher. You shoot a set of overlapping photographs of a scene from a single location, and Image Composite Editor creates a high-resolution panorama incorporating all your images at full resolution. … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases Word 2007 Redaction Tool

  The Word 2007 Redaction Tool can be used to hide text within Microsoft Office Word documents. You can mark text to redact and then create a new, redacted version of the document in which the marked text is replaced … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated “Pro Photo Tools’ for Photographers

  Microsoft’s Pro Photo Tools has been updated with some newly added features and improvements in performance. Pro Photo Tools provides a set of tools for photographers allowing them to perform various tasks with their images—including RAW captures. The current … Continue reading

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Microsoft (Finally) Releases a Great Responce to Apple’s “I’m a Mac” Advertisement

  I try to keep my blog as fair and balanced as possible; but as a Microsoft consultant (and MVP) I’m obviously biased. Apple’s "I’m a Mac" advertisements are clever, but misleading. Apple is really a "closed system" – Apple … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Educational Shapes for Office Visio 2007

  The Microsoft Office Visio 2007 Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics shapes have been designed to take the tedium out of creating commonly used visual notations such as molecules, mathematical functions, and circuit diagrams. These shapes can be downloaded for use … Continue reading

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