Monthly Archives: March 2010

Windows 7 Start Button “Orb” Changer 2.0

  The Windows 7 Start Button "Orb" Changer 2.0 tool allows you to change the Windows 7 Start Button "Orb" easily.  The program will backup you original explorer.exe, change the start button and restart explorer.exe.  (Thanks Kurt) Download –> Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Updated Free Panoramic “Image Composite Editor” for Windows 7

  Microsoft’s Image Composite Editor is an advanced panoramic image stitcher. Given a set of overlapping photographs of a scene shot from a single camera location, the application creates a high-resolution panorama that seamlessly combines the original images. The stitched … Continue reading

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Windows Mobile Phone 7 Series Emulator “Unlocked”

  Windows Mobile Developer, Dan Ardelean,  spent 6 hours working (and digging) to "unlock" the ROM Image in Microsoft’s Windows Mobile Phone 7 Emulator CTP. Dan will describe his methods later – but has posted some screenshots, and upload the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Silverlight for Nokia’s Symbian Based Mobile Devices

  Microsoft’s Silverlight, a cross-browser, cross-platform implementation of the .NET Framework for building media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web on desktop computers, is now available for Nokia Symbian^1 (S60 5th Edition) devices such as Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, … Continue reading

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Share Your “Windows 7 Story” & Win a Free Windows 7 License

  The Windows Club is asking for you to "Share Your Windows 7 Story" — a real experience story, the moment you liked Windows 7 most – or when it made your day for you! Share that moment and win … Continue reading

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Microsoft Upgrades (Downgrades?) Windows XP Mode to No Longer Require Hardware Virtualization

  MS Press: Microsoft has announced that Windows XP Mode will no longer require hardware virtualization technology to run.  Of course you can continue using hardware virtualization technology such as Intel VT (Intel Virtualization Technology) or AMD-V if available – … Continue reading

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YouTube: 24 Hours of Videos Uploaded Every 60 Seconds!

  YouTube:  Last year, YouTube announced 20 hours of video were uploaded every minute — today an entire day’s worth of video is uploaded every minute!  

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Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Beta 1 Supporting Office 2010 is Released

  Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit 5.0 Beta 1 is an agentless tool designed to simplify and streamline the IT infrastructure planning process across multiple scenarios through network-wide automated discovery and assessments – now supports Office 2010!  (Thanks Michelle) … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer 9 “Test Drive”

  Microsoft has released a "test drive" for developers, of their upcoming Internet Explorer 9. (Thanks Dean) Download & Install –> Internet Explorer 9 Preview   Windows Internet Explorer Testing Center: SunSpider Results ACID3 Results CSS3 Selector Results Additional Resources: … Continue reading

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There is NO “Hidden or Undocumented” Advanced Tag Editor for Windows 7’s Media Player 12

  I received an email asking if I knew about the "Hidden" Advanced Tag Editor for Windows Media Player 12? written about at Wikipedia.   Knowing the history of the removal of Advanced Tag Editor from Windows 7’s Windows Media … Continue reading

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