Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner

What’s Windows Live OneCare Safety Scanner? This long name itself is hard to pronounce in one breathe… but that’s exactly what prompted me today when I wanted to transfer a file to my friend in Windows Live Messenger. To be exact, I was transferring an EXE file. Windows Live Messenger… (MSN for short) alerted of […]

Windows 7 (Vista successor) presentation

Earlier this month, Microsoft’s distinguished engineer Eric Traut gave a presentation at the University of Illinois about Microsoft’s virtualization technology. He also talked about where the Windows core is going and ended with a sneak peek at the kernel of the next version of Windows (Windows Vista successor), known by the exciting codename of Windows […]

Microsoft Windows version 1.0

Have you used Microsoft Windows 1.0 before? I bet you haven’t even seen Windows 1.0 before not to mention use it, unless you are a 60 years old nerd born don’t know how many centuries ago. I hope this will not scare you from admitting you have used Windows 1.0 before in the un-likeliest case. […]

Microsoft Windows Cement

Have you heard of the latest development in Microsoft? No? Let me tell you then. Microsoft is releasing their latest Windows operating system which will feature the best from the previous versions namely, Windows CE, Windows ME, and Windows NT Workstation. This new Windows is code named Windows Cement. It’s going to be as hard […]

Show friendly error messages on ASP pages

It’s frustrating when you are doing your programming and errors keep popping up but you don’t know what’s wrong with your codes because the error messages are too friendly. That’s what happened to me when I tried my ASP program on this new IIS7 which I have just installed. Bloody hell, the error message from […]

Sexy IIS7

I had so much of fun using IIS7 (Internet Information Services) in Windows Vista. You know why? See below and you will understand… Now, there’s one more solid reason for you to upgrade to Windows Vista. You don’t get this in Windows XP, that’s for sure!

Install IIS in Windows Vista

Frankly, I haven’t been using ASP nor program in ASP for quite a long time. Tday I got to code a website project in ASP… ah, why they never upgrade to the newer ASP.NET? Anyway, then I realize my new laptop doesn’t come with IIS (Internet Information Services). By default this resource hungry web service […]

Hidden boot screen in Windows Vista

You are expecting a beautiful, polished and 3D animated boot screen in Windows Vista, but what you get is a dull screen like the following. Don’t you think it’s even uglier than what’s in Windows XP? However, fear not. One of the weird things Microsoft do to Windows Vista is they hide the more advanced […]