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Random bits of (hopefully) useful technical information on Windows, with a focus on understanding and troubleshooting.

August, 2009

  • Windows NT History

    As it has just turned 16 years since the release of the first “NT” version of Windows, I thought it would be interesting to have a quick overview of the major releases and service packs to show the evolution of Windows up to today. I have deliberately...
  • Invisible Windows

    This is a quick tip on how to resolve what can be a totally baffling experience, at least the first time you encounter it, it’s been around since day 1 and I just had it occur again on Windows 7 with a RemoteApp .NET application… You launch an application...