Turn off the Language Bar

One annoying feature of XP is the Language Bar. This is the little toolbar that opens at the bottom of your screen and has no apparent purpose (Microsoft Windows XP – What is the Language bar?). Since it takes up valuable space on the Taskbar I want to close it. I do this very often because…

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Office Developers ARE the key to Office’s success

This article Microsoft Hosts First Office Systems Developers Conference correctly points outs that developers are key to Office being successful. I think that has always been true for Microsoft. Developers are key to the Windows platform as they are to the Office platform.

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Turning 64

 After coming back from TechEd 2004 I was really excited by all of the new technologies that I saw. I also realized that my venerable Dell was in need of some help. I wanted to try everything I saw at TechEd but realized that I don’t have enough horsepower or disk space for all of the…

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The Grass is not always greener…

Munich is struggling with their Linux migration from Windows. The article talks about the difficulties that they are having. I understand that moving all of your systems and users to a new platform is difficult. It is always a lot of work and planning to migrate users on the same platform let alone on a…

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MyDoom out of Sync

MyDoom (aka W32.Novarg.A) was scheduled to attack SCO (may be still down) today starting at this morning at 8:09am PST. But the attack actually started to trickle in 16 hours early. The reason is that computers around the world are not synchronized. Which in the case of a coordinated attack may be good to help mitigate a…

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