Confessions of a Microsoft Consultant

Daniel Oxley is an Infrastucture Consultant working for Microsoft Consulting Services in Madrid, Spain. He specialises, amongst other things, in large-scale deployments of Microsoft Windows using technologies such as BDD2007 and the Microsoft Deployment

September, 2009

  • Application Compatibility List for Windows 7

    A very common misconception that I am hearing regarding Windows 7 is that Microsoft has removed all of the problems that Windows Vista had caused with application compatibility. While it is true that certain features of Windows 7 have been improved/tweaked...
  • Greater Internet Dickwad Theory

    I stumbled across the below picture the other day and I think that it is so true that it is worth linking to here :-)   I have always said that it is amusing how big people’s egos (I was going to put something else here, but I censored it) can grow...
  • Creating Your Own Search Provider in Internet Explorer

    For me, this is possibly one of the most overlooked, but invaluable, features of Internet Explorer 7 and 8.  I actually only discovered it a few days ago, but I now use it pretty much daily. First introduced with Internet Explorer 7, the Instant...