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Tag: Microsoft

(Was) Microsoft Touch Mouse

For years I’ve been using the Logitech MX Revolution mouse and it’s gotten long in the tooth. The pointer would…

SSL certs for free and not self signed?

I may have been under a rock lately. I saw on Reddit that Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 supported StartSSL certificates….

Installed Windows 7 RC

My Dell XPS720 has been locking up and staying dead for hours. The only thing that would bring it back…

Microsoft will eventually become important on the Internet

Why does Microsoft continue to chase Internet search? Because someday, that dog will actually catch that car. And then what…

Vista is consumer crap

So I booted my PC today when I got home today. I had intended to check e-mail before running out….

“James Bond never had to put up with this Vista sh&^”

My Vista 64 bit OS has been acting a little flaky for a long time.  The latest symptom was my…

Installed Vista SP1

This morning the 120 MB download for Vista Sp1 was available. The download was fast but the scary part is…

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