Monthly Archives: January 2009

Microsoft Releases Updated Windows 7 Beta Hardware Drivers for Keyboards, Mice, Cameras, & Headsets

  Microsoft has released updated Windows 7 Beta hardware drivers for: Keyboards, Mice, Cameras, & Headsets. Hardware Drivers:  Keyboard IntelliType Pro 7.0 Beta software for Windows 7 32-bit & 64-bit (Release Notes) Headset LifeChat 1.3 Beta (Release Notes) Mouse & Trackball … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile Devices

  Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile allows you to use your Windows Mobile device or Smartphonesas a Bluetooth SideShow-compatible device. This enables you to use your phone as an extra window into your PC. You can both access your computer’s information … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Preview” Windows 7 Videos

  Microsoft has releases a series of short "preview" videos showing their upcoming products; including Windows 7, Internet Explorer 8, and their new generation of Windows Live Services.   Microsoft Windows Overview: Introducing the future of Windows (1:32)  Windows 7 –    … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Add-in for Office 2007

  I’m not sure why Microsoft still has the older version of their SQL Server 2005 Data Mining Add-in available for download — but Microsoft has released an updated version which includes two add-ins for Excel 2007 (Table Analysis Tools … Continue reading

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Microsoft Provides Free “Fix it for me” Online Knowledge Based Help

  I’ve been a big fan of Microsoft’s "Fix it for me" Knowledge Base Articles since their release on November 20 2008. I was excited because providing "automatic" solutions to many problems seemed so obvious to me.   Someday, most Microsoft problems will be resolvied … Continue reading

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Microsoft Partner “SolarWinds” Releases Free LANsurveyor Express Plug-in for Visio Office 2007

  SolarWind’s LANsurveyor Express can automatically create network diagrams for you in Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2007.  Normally, it’s retails for $499, but for a limited time, it’s free!   LANsurveyor Express is a powerful Microsoft Visio 2007 plug-in that … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free Windows 7 Themes, Wallpapers & Gadgets

  Personalize your Window 7 PC – Download fun extras to give your PC a personal touch   Themes are desktop backgrounds plus glass color, sounds, icons, and more to help you personalize your computer with one click. Desktop Backgrounds … Continue reading

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Create Your Own Customized Windows Live Messenger Emoticons

  Mini-Me – Create your own Windows Live Messenger Emoticon character, or choose one from Microsoft’s "Celebrity Gallery".   Click Here for All Free Windows Live Software & Services

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Microsoft’s Windows 7 Beta Available NOW — Really!

  Yes, there was a brief delay . . . but you can now download Microsoft’s Windows 7 Beta!   Since this is limited to the first 2.5M downloads; what are you waiting for? –> Download Windows 7 Beta   UPDATED … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Windows SDK for Windows 7

  Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows 7 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 provides documentation, samples, header files, libraries, and tools (including C++ compilers) designed to help you develop Windows applications using both native (Win32) and managed (.NET Framework) technologies.   … Continue reading

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