Monthly Archives: February 2009

3 posts

I am way behind on this: Microsoft dropped SMTP in client OS since Vista

Windows Vista has been out for a while, but I never got a chance to use it much. The main reason is that I don’t have a test machine  to run Vista and I don’t have budget to upgrade my current machine either. Finally, I found a computer in my office that has not been used by any other people, so I grabbed it as my test machine. Also Windows 7 Beta is out, so […]

[Windows 7]: Problem Steps Recorder

The Problem Steps Recorder is a new feature introduced in Windows 7. It enables the end users to record problem they have with an application and provides a detailed screen-by-screen view with helpful information. By using this tool, end users can easily report the problem they have and help reduce time spent with the help desk. It also help the staff at the help desk to easily reproduce the problem and quickly understand the problem. […]

Windows 7 Beta Kicks Vista

TweakTown did a performance comparison between Windows 7 Beta and Vista on SSD and the results show that Windows 7 Beta outperforms Vista, but how about from a standard user’s point of view? Is it easy to install and use? How compatible it is with other applications? That is the reason I wrote this post. I have used Windows 7 Beta build 7000 for two weeks and I have to admit I am surprised how […]