Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 go RTM!

Great news, both Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 have been released to manufacture today.  Check out this blog by Mike Nash from the Windows Product Management group at Microsoft, he talk a great length about Windows Vista SP1.

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Most recent document sidebar gadget

I was looking through the Vista sidebar gadgets on live gallery and found this excellent gadget "Microsoft Office 2007 Recently Used Documents". "Quick and easy access to your most recently used Microsoft Office Word 2007, Excel 2007, and PowerPoint 2007 documents. This gadget lets you easily open, pin, or unpin the most recent items from…

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MOSSIG Updater Vista Sidebar Gadget

I have just submitted my first Vista Sidebar Gadget, download it at Live Gallery. The Microsoft Office System Special Interest Group (MOSSIG) meet on the 4th Wednesday of every month in Melbourne and Sydney. This gadget is a countdown timer to next MOSSIG meeting, with the meeting agenda in flyout. You can select either Melbourne…

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Vista and iTunes

A colleague of mine Mike Pearson just sent me a link to an article about an iTunes compatibility issue with the new Vista OS. The article describes how Apple have posted an article regarding their latest version of iTune 7.0.2 and recommend delaying the installation of Windows Vista for a few weeks until their next…

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Vista Gadget developers

It seems that Vista gadgets are causing a gadget developer war at SDM. Two of my colleagues Alex Burton (blurg) and Chris O’Connor (grumpy wookie) are challenging each other on who can develop a useful Vista gadget and have the most downloads from http://gallery.live.com/. I have to say that being an OptusNet user at home…

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