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.
That is a problem a colleague faced at work. To solve this problem you can use SUMPRODUCT along with double negation. The double negation is simply two minus signs one after an another. The net effect is that it doesn’t change the value of the calculations.
In Office Live Workspace vs Google Docs: Feature-by-Feature Comparison, Sarah Perez gives us an extremely detailed comparison of Office Live and Google Docs, two of the biggest competitors in the fight for the best online office suite.
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.
In a startling revelation, Microsoft had filed for two patents covering technology used to organize and read syndicated Web feeds, such as those delivered via the widely used Really Simple Syndication, or RSS, family of formats reports C|Net. This follows Google’s attempt to patent ads in feeds. Filed on June 21, 2005, the first covers “finding and consuming Web subscriptions in a Web browser.
Microsoft sure has a lot of running work to do. Just a day after a Zero Day flaw was detected in Word, a new flaw has been detected in Windows Media Player. There is a detailed explanation for it as below: The Windows Media Player library WMVCORE.