Are We There Yet?

Hope you guys are having a great Summer.  I’m slowly easing out of my blogging hiatus after spending the first three weeks of July traveling for work and play.  I’ve got one more work trip and two mini-vacations coming up and then I’m totally back into the swing of things.  Microsoft is almost completely back at…

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What I Know For Sure

This is not another FAQ, but I do want to let you in on a few things: I have no idea when the next version of Windows will ship.  Other than two press releases from January 2011 – http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/Features/2011/jan11/01-05SinofskySOC.mspx and http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2011/jan11/01-05SOCsupport.mspx – Microsoft has not made any public announcements about features or release dates.  Windows 7 is not yet two years…

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Have You Ever Met Bill Gates?

That’s just one example of some of the questions I’m asked at least once a week. I’ve decided to put together my own FAQ in the hopes that I’ll never have to answer these questions again:   Q: Have you ever met Bill Gates? A: No I have not. Microsoft has over 90,000 employees worldwide;…

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Day 1 with Windows 7

Well ya’ll I finally did it, I loaded Windows 7.  I have five (well seven total but only five are useful) laptops and three are now running Windows 7.  The specs are as follows: Toshiba Tecra M9 4 GB RAM, 64-bit 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7700, 110 GB hard drive – 32-bit…

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Are You Running Windows 7 RC Yet?

I’m not but I will be soon.  Most of Microsoft already is.  It’s our culture at Microsoft to be our first and best customer (we are also our most demanding customer).  Windows 7 is feature complete and the feedback I’ve heard from customers, partners and friends has been very positive.  I’m usually running some beta…

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