Monthly Archives: December 2008

How to Make Windows XP Look & Behave Like Windows 7 for Free

  OK, OK – I get the message . . . after writing the article "Make Windows XP Look Like Vista" I followed up with "Make Windows Vista Look Like Windows 7" — so people began to bug-me to combine the information … Continue reading

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Our Company Holiday Party

  Many companies have “dismissed” employees and canceled their Holiday Parties. And my company is no exception.   But even though our staff was reduced – we still held a small, quick, "we’re thankful we still have jobs" party in our … Continue reading

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Microsoft Blogger Releases Updated Yule Log Visualization for Windows Vista’s Media Player

  Sean Alexander’s Microsoft blog "Addicted to Digital Media" has released an updated Windows installer allowing the old Yule Log Visualization for Windows Media Player to run on Windows Vista 32 and 64-bit. –> Download Yule Log Visualization for Windows … Continue reading

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How to Make Windows Vista Look & Behave Like Windows 7 for Free

  Sure Microsoft has released Windows 7 — but many of the new Windows 7 features are also available for Windows Vista! Make Windows Vista Look & Behave like Windows 7 in Three Steps: Install Updated Microsoft Windows Components Install Free Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “WS-Dev Remote Extensions for Windows 7 Beta Documentation”

  WS-Dev Remote Extensions for Windows 7 Beta Documentation compliance for WSDAPI (2005/04 WS-Discovery specification). "Microsoft’s implementation of WS-Discovery and Devices Profile for Web Services (DPWS) in Windows, WSDAPI, will support an extension of the WS-Discovery protocol to allow discovery clients … Continue reading

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Three New Plug-ins Available for Windows Live Writer 2009

  Microsoft’s Live Gallery has released three new plug-ins for their new Windows Live Writer 2009 blog authoring tool. FLICKR UPLOAD – Uploads an image to your Flickr account and inserts an inline picture into your post.   DIGG THIS – … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Office Outlook Connector 12.1

  Microsoft’s Office Outlook Connector 12.1 (along with Outlook 2003 / 2007) to access and manage your Microsoft Windows Live Hotmail or Microsoft Office Live Mail accounts, including e-mail messages, contacts and calendars for free! Outlook Connector enables you to use your … Continue reading

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