Category Archives: Longhorn

More Guided Help on the web

Adding a few links to reviews of Guided Help.  The big news is coming in the next post. 🙂   http://www.cnet.com.au/software/operatingsystems/0,39029547,40056141,00.htm – the video   http://www.cnet.com.au/software/operatingsystems/0,39029541,40056141,00.htm http://www.pcnet-online.com/content/general/a-first-look-at-windows-vista.htm http://digitalfive.org/content/guided-help-in-windows-vista.html – another blog (looks like it’s from the feature focus presentation) http://blogs.technet.com/cdnitmanagers/archive/2006/06/09/434387.aspx – review from … Continue reading

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ACW featured in CNET review of beta 2

The CNET Vista beta 2 review has Guided Help featured.  It’s a surprise, but it’s cool to see it up there in lights. 🙂

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self-hosting vista

Well, today’s the day – installing vista on my development box.  Yummy dogfood so far.  The only hiccup that I had was that it wouldn’t install on a disk partition created from diskpart – I used xp setup to create … Continue reading

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Guided Help on the web – Windows org Vista demo

Well, it’s been interesting to see where Guided Help has shown up on the web.  I’ve seen a few websites that repost the help topics in Vista, a couple glimpses of topics to come – someone put up a screen … Continue reading

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SQM – making the features you *really use* better

SQM is a really great way to help us improve software.  SQM is the technology used when you click "Help improve this product" or some other similar wording in a Microsoft product. It tells us how users are using our programs.  As … Continue reading

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What I do at Microsoft…

Well, it looks like someone has published a picture of Windows Vista’s Beta1 Guided Help. It’s nice to finally have the cat out of the bag.  So far everyone thinks it’s cool (and who am I to disagree).  I’m really … Continue reading

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“May I please test Longhorn Beta 1?”

 So many problems can be solved by bribery.  Sadly, I didn’t get any. Quote Precision Computing – "May I please test Longhorn Beta 1?" This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.  Use of included … Continue reading

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