Like your Windows Hints and tips in Swedish?

Then visit my colleagues (Magnus) new blog over on  technet Windows-tips ”Hej Magnum , god emot se du blogging , hoppas du hålla slik :)” I hope that makes sense Rob

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Sometimes I really worry…

OK so maybe it was supposedly an internal video that got leaked onto Youtube, or maybe even a viral effort, but you still have to worry at a lot of levels about it. Watch the video and make you own mind up! Rob Updated with the smilies 17/04/2008

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Windows Vista Ultimate Helpful hints

You can download the Helpful Hints – Your guide to mastering the Windows Vista Ultimate operating system for free here.  Its quite big at nearly 9mb but contains some great and useful content especially if you are new to Windows Vista it is well worth a quick read.  It covers everything from starting your computer…

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Microsoft TVP Panorama shot

Spurred on by my poor effort yesterday, I decided to give it another go today, and wandered out and took 5 shots (again on the E650) of the Microsoft UK main campus at Thames Valley Park.  After a bit of cropping I got the following much better (but not perfect result). (Click on it to…

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London Office Panorama

Whilst outside the London offices, I took some pictures with my mobile phone (E650), with the plan of stitching them together later using the Create Panoramic Picture option using Windows Live Photo Gallery.  We have a great demo of this on the site at: http://windowshelp.microsoft.com/windows/en-gb/help/c7eed0fd-033d-4c9d-a304-656e8908430c1033.mspx So only the train back from Paddington I created the…

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A day up in London

Just back from a day meeting some of my colleagues up in our London offices to talk about how we can work together better, to improve the overall customer experience whether they are visiting our more corporate sites such as Windows Help and How-To and http://www.microsoft.com/uk/windows or our more consumer focused sites such as http://www.msn.co.uk…

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LiveMaps or Multimap in the UK

There has been some good debate for the pros and cons (mainly cons on the debate) of the switch from LiveMaps  to Multimap for UK users today. James Senior a UK Microsoft blogger has some information about it on his blog below… James.Random() : Live Maps switches to Multimap There is some geo-targeting going in…

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Use Vista and be greener…

…well than using Windows XP. Abid one of my colleagues sent out a link to this report XP vs. Vista: Consider the Power Savings  ‘Enterprises with an abundance of Windows XP desktop PCs and laptops can reduce power consumption costs and carbon dioxide emissions by half in switching to Windows Vista. When considering a total…

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Just Installed IE 8 Beta

Looking at the browser breakdown of people visiting the UK Windows Help and How-to we are starting to see people using Internet Explorer 8 to view the site, sure it is a small percentage but since it was launched in February the numbers are going up.  So I thought I would install and a) see…

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March Most Visited and Tabbed Browsing

Last month I highlighted the pages on the UK Windows Help and How-to site that had the most traffic. I have looked at the data for March now and there really is not much change except for the inclusion of the Windows Vista SP1 pages.  Lower down is the list. However looking at the data…

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