2007 Q3 link clearance: Microsoft blogger edition
A few random links that I’ve collected from other Microsoft bloggers.
- The Microsoft fallacy by Nadyne Mielke.
- The history of cards.dll as told to Adam Nathan.
- Hur hamnade den svenska versionen av Internet Explorer 7 med felaktig menytext för kommandot “Nytt Fönster”? (How did the Swedish version of Internet Explorer 7 wind up with incorrect menu text for the “New Window” command?) You’ll have to be able to read Swedish to understand the explanation.
- Group Policy Setting Reference for Windows Vista via the Microsoft Consulting Services infrastructure team in Ireland (wow what a mouthful).
- What does it mean when I’m asked whether I’m on a Home, Work, or Public network? Matt McSpirit explains.
- If you want to learn more about Timewarp (which has saved me on more than one occasion), you can check out a Channel9 presentation with the Timewarp team.
- Add .url as a searchable file type and you can search your Favorites.
- EldarM describes The five worst problems of home-grade routers: Home networks that gave Windows Home Server the heebie-jeebies.
- Heather Leigh has tips for increasing the odds of getting your resume in front of the hiring manager.
- The Filing Cabinet (a blog on file services and storage) provides tips on using offline files with network attached storage and instructions on how to update your offline files cache when the server name changes.
- Tim Newton explains the relationship among sessions, desktops, and window stations.
- “If you don’t get a naked dwarf in my office by this afternoon, I’m coming over there to get one for myself.” Taken out of context, that’s a pretty strange statement to make in a business meeting. James O’Neill explains the circumstances.
- Do black pixels really consume less energy? Danny Thorpe pulls out his power meter and finds out.
- Robert Hensing introduces us to hybrid sleep.
- Chris Jackson opines on software personalization.
- Arlindo Alves shows how to use group policy to block the use of USB storage devices aside from the ones you explicitly permit.
- Vishal Singh from Windows Application Experience (a group which includes the Application Compatibility team) teaches us about virtualized files, a mitigation for applications that assume administrative privileges. Additional application compatibility resources can be found on TechNet.
- The Terminal Server team blog shows off the new multimonitor remote desktop client.
- Kieran Snyder reminds us that word breaking is more than just looking for spaces. Jonas Barklund takes a break from correcting my Swedish grammar to give a concrete example of the difficulties with word breaking in Japanese.