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October, 2010

  • boot times in windows 7

    i’ve got a customer that has inquired about boot times in windows 7 and i started digging into the windows 7 sdk to find some great utilities that help you look at the boot process in windows 7. xperf installed as part of the sdk, this command line allows...
  • the power of education

    so i’m driving along the expressway yesterday and out of the corner of my eye i see this billboard for niu which is cool, but what’s even cooler is i know one of the people in the billboard!  congratulations tracy – you definitely deserve the recognition...
  • 5 years @ microsoft

    today is my 5 year anniversary at microsoft and seems like a great time to think back through the changes in the past 5 years.  i already had a windows mobile phone (and had gotten rid of a traditional “home phone”) when hired and computers (desktops...