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April, 2009

  • christopher kusek will be on the bus and at teched 2009!

    christopher kusek who has been a long time member and recent vice chair of the chicago windows user group will be getting on the bus and going to teched 2009! there will be a large womenbuild event at teched in los angeles as well.
  • only one eva

    for over 20 years (half my life) i've known a really amazing woman and almost 18 years ago she agreed to marry me. when it comes to people that have influenced me, eva is at the top of the list. she's been an amazing friend, wife and for a little over...
  • dan - checkered shirt, edward - white shirt, tie

    my first day at microsoft (october 31st, 2005) i started with a couple other people. that's the day i met edward - we started as windows client technical specialists. we went through a lot together starting at microsoft - we both hold the record of the...
  • windows 7 feature - direct access

    i've joined a windows 7 computer to direct access - this will allow me to be always connected to work when i have an internet connection. no more vpn for me! as an employee for the last 3 and a half years, i don't like vpn because it's an additional step...
  • information on the windows 7 upgrade posted

    today we've posted addtional information in preparation for the release candidate for windows 7 on the engineering 7 blog. it confirms what a lot of people have been asking me – you will be able to upgrade from the beta or interim builds to the release...
  • test, test and test some more

    as i'm typing this post, i'm running on windows vista sp2 release candidate, just downloaded and installed internet explorer 8 and the office 2007 service pack 2 beta . the system is also configured with windows 7 boot to vhd for interim windows 7 testing...
  • act 5.5 download is available!

    woo hoo! the application compatibility toolkit is on the microsoft download site . time to do some more testing....
  • windows 7 wednesdays

    another week and another loadfest and presentation on windows 7.  i had the opportunity to load windows 7 on a dell e6400 today - the install ran without issue.  friday we're doing another loadfest with partners and microsoft internal folks.