MVP–Friday Five June 8, 2012

Force Metro App Update Check in Windows 8 Release Preview Windows Store By Windows Expert – Consumer MVP Richard Hay -@WinObs This article covers how the Windows Store periodically checks for updates to any Metro Apps you have installed on your system but there maybe times that you would rather get the update a little…


Windows 7 Quick Tips | Petites Astuces Windows 7

Editor’s Note: The following MVP Monday post is by French Windows Expert Consumer MVP Michel Martin and is available in both English and French. Empty the clipboard with a shortcut Windows clipboard is convenient for transfering data of any type within the same application or between applications. You can use the following keyboard shortcuts: Ctrl + C to copy…


In TV Interview, Microsoft PQO General Manager Helps Customers Get the Most from Their Computers

  Watch Lori Brownell, Microsoft General Manager of Product Quality and Support, share helpful tips about how to keep your computer running smoothly.  Brownell appeared on news channel Q13, a local station for Microsoft’s headquarters, on June 22. During the interview, she recommended a solution in Microsoft Answers provided by  MVP Malke Routh aka Malkeleah….


MVPs discuss GeekGive, Windows 7, the Get on the Bus Tour, and More at TechEd 2010 New Orleans

MVPs Steve Andrews, Paul Litwin, Jennelle Crothers, Peter Kellner,  Rocky Lhotka, Mark Rosenberg, Hal Hostetler, and Elias Mereb shared their thoughts about TechEd 2010, GeekGive, Windows 7 and more.   [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bdoiJTMvT0&feature=player_embedded] [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06M8Fd-xTSA&feature=player_embedded] [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCShSo5R8M4&feature=player_embedded]      


MVP Justin Rodino is On the Road With "Get on the Bus"

Windows Desktop MVP Justin Rodino took a moment to create this video postcard from New York City to share with his fellow MVPs.  Justin is on the “Get on the Bus” tour which is on its way to New Orleans for Tech Ed North America 2010. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uEou-gBBoI] You can meet up with Justin and the “Get on The Bus”…


Do you like Windows 7? Learn how Microsoft engages with the Windows community!

Join an online live conversation with Microsoft Community Managers Matt Bernardy and Jake Grey on May 4th, 2010 from 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. PMT. This is your opportunity to learn more about the Clubhouse, Microsoft Answers, the MVP Program, and to ask questions about all the Windows community programs. To join, follow these simple…


Attend Windows Summit 2010: May 25–27

Registration is now open for the Windows Summit 2010 in Redmond, Washington. According to the Window’s Summit Website:   This is a special opportunity to learn—straight from the Windows team—how you can best use Windows 7 and Internet Explorer to enable great solutions for your customers. This three day event takes place at the Microsoft…


MVP Woody Leonard wrote Windows 7 for Dummies

MVP Woody Leonard released Windows 7 All in One for Dummies. This comprehensive book in English features eight complete reference books in one manual. The 888 page book is fully revised and includes all the new features and updates to Windows 7.   Woody Leonard is an award winning author and has won eight Computer Press Association awards…


MVP Dominik Berger to launch Windows 7 "7×7 series"

Austrian MVP Dominik Berger runs a very popular and well known online community called Windows for Professionals at winforpro.com. Dominik offers valuable online support for German speaking customers throughout Europe. The two most commonly used search words on winforpro.com are “Windows” & “Einfach” (translation: “Easy”.) Dominik was inspired by this trend and decided to provide a…

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MVP Releases "Windows 7 for Dummies"

  MVP Andy Rathbone has just released his new book entitled, Windows 7 for Dummies! Whether you are new to computers or just eager to start using the latest version of Windows, Andy will walk you through the most common Windows 7 tasks, including managing files, applications, media, and Internet access. If you’ve never used…

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