Why can’t I copy programs out of Windows?

I’ve seen people internally and externally ask for help copying files out of \Windows on the device, usually EXEs and DLL files. I’m not sure what their end goal – sometimes it’s to try those binaries on a different device but there are probably other reasons too. In general, it’s pretty hard to do this…

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Do SDETs dream of electric sheep?

I read Joel Spolsky’s blog from time to time. I am a little embarrassed to admit that I took the following entry a bit personally. Apparently—and this is all based on blog rumors and innuendo—Microsoft has had a long term policy of eliminating all software testers who don’t know how to write code, replacing them…

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Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays from the Windows Mobile team!

On behalf of the entire Windows Mobile team, I’d like to wish all our customers, developers, partners, enthusiasts, bloggers, press and friends everywhere Merry Christmas, happy holidays and best wishes for the new year. We’ve got some exciting releases lined up for early 2008, and the team is also hard at work on bigger releases…

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