Tag Archives: Microsoft

Teched Day 1

Today was the keynote session at Teched 2010 in Berlin. During this session Brad Anderson welcomed everybody and explained Microsoft’s vision. A lot of that vision is about the cloud and how the cloud can enhance the user experience.

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Taking the Dell Latitude XT2 to 7 (and back again)

Last week I’ve received my Dell Latitude XT2. Standard the XT2 is equipped with Vista business and receives its multi-touch capabilities through the N-trig driver. Since Windows 7 has native support for multi-touch I decided to install Windows 7. Before staring the installation I made a manual full backup with my Windows home server and […]

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Making Core a bit less “hard”core

With the introduction of Windows Server 2008 the option has been introduced to do a Core installation. On a Core installation you will have no graphical interface and only limited roles and functions are supported. Why would you choose a Core installation? Reduced maintenance. The amount of supported roles is limited, there for the installation […]

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Is Windows 7 what Atom needs?

Last weekend I decided to install Windows 7 RC on my Kohjinsha SC3. The SC3 is an Intel Atom powered UMPC that comes standard with Windows Vista and is equipped with a 7″ rotatable touchscreen. I’ve always been a bit disappointed with the performance of this combination; the device was a bit too slow to […]

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