One of the main reasons I disabled User Aaccess Control was the extremely irritating popups that interrupted even the most mundane of tasks. I guess, I’m not the only one and Microsoft has learnt from the experience! Based on what weâ€™ve learned from our data and feedback we need to address several key issues in Windows 7: Reduce unnecessary or duplicated prompts in Windows and the ecosystem, such that critical prompts can be more easily identified.
If you are using Windows, the number of shortcuts that Windows presents you is phenomenal. You even have the option to create your own shortcuts to launch applications. Here are ten shortcuts that can improve productivity: Windows Key + R Open the Run window Windows Key + F Open the search window Windows Key + E Open Windows Explorer Windows Key + 1, 2, …
Last year, as part of our admissions team duties, we were required to send out prospectus to students all over India. These ranged from a minimum of fifty envelopes to over 150 at a time. During a promotion campaign we printed around 90,000 labels!
Microsoft signed a deal with Oil and Natural Gas Corporatiom Ltd. to deploy Microsoft Windows Vista over 18,000 computers. This makes ONGC the largest customer of Windows Vista in Asia.
Current.com came up with the above game. Choose your player and fight your opponent with new state of the art light sabers using your mouse and arrow keys.
If there is one thing I really don’t like to hear is any sound when I am starting up the computer. Windows Vista doesn’t allow you to customize the startup sound and you are stuck with the same version. Well, I chose to disable it.
Long back, I covered a quick method of disabling User Access Control in Windows Vista via editing the registry. Registry editing is something for advanced users only. TweakUAC is a simple tool dedicated for this purpose.
The title of the post is a bit of a misnomer because the SUMIF function in Excel does not allow you to have more than condition. Excel 2007 introduced the SUMIFS function which allowed for multiple conditions. However, if you are using any version prior to Excel 2007 or if the persons who will be using your Excel workbook will be using a version prior to Excel 2007, then the SUMIF function will throw up an error.
In breaking news, News.com reports that Microsoft has been ordered to pay $1.5 billion to Alcatel-Lucent for the technology used to power MP3 audio in Windows.
ZDNet Blogs has a report about Bill Gates’ speech at the Davos World Economic Forum. If you want to charge somebody $0.10 or $1 a month, that will just be a clickâ€¦you won’t have to manage some funny thing or pay some big credit charge, where half of it goes to the clearing.
I reported that Microsoft had planned to release Office Fixes today. It did release office fixes, but the zero-day bug in Word still remains unpatched. eWeek reports that four were pulled citing problems with the quality of the updates.
It had to be coming. As part of its monthly patches release, Microsoft will be releasing eight security bulletins with patches for a several Windows and Office vulnerabilities. These include the patches for Microsoft Word which had remained unpatched last month.