Monthly Archives: June 2006

Guided Help blogcast

There’s a cool screen capture video of Guided Help in action – I haven’t seen these blogcasts a lot before, but they’re pretty cool – maybe we’ll have to do some. 🙂   http://blogcastrepository.com/blogcasts/37/windows_workstation/entry1540.aspx   Long Zheng had these comments … Continue reading

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Blogging the blog

We’ll we’ve kicked off the team blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/activecontentwizard – I’m sure we’ll get more traffic there as a result of being on blogs.msdn.com.   Interest in Guided Help has been steadily increasing, and it’s been fun to hear people’s … Continue reading

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Channel 9 Guided Help video

http://channel9.msdn.com/showpost.aspx?postid=196857  Looks like one of the vista demo guys decided to include Guided Help in a channel 9 video.  Maybe we’ll make another one later on to show more about how they’re authored.

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Guided Help SDK

Lots of folks have been wondering about a Guided Help SDK.  One thing that’s very important about Guided Help topics is that they’re inexpensive to create – we have an SDK that makes this extremely easy (even easier once the … Continue reading

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Bill Gates retiring (mostly)

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13357817/    Bill Gates is retiring to spend more time on philanthopy (guiding his foundation).  I really liked one of the comments at the employee town hall.  As an employee and a stockholder, I will miss you; but as a … Continue reading

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Guided Help is in CNET’s top 5 things I love about Windows Vista

They love it.  🙂  To respond to the question of whether or not we’ll be adding more topics:  We will be adding more topics mostly though our online help (secured of course) and continuous publishing (via Windows Update, IIRC).  But … Continue reading

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Guided Help is RTW!

So Guided Help is not just a Windows Vista product.  It’s also being used by Microsoft’s support website to help people complete the steps in a kb article.  We no longer tell folks to whip out regedit and check a … Continue reading

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