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Windows Server Longhorn Beta1 Released

As you probably heard by now, today we released the Beta 1 of Windows Vista, which is the next version of the Windows client operating system, previously known as Windows Longhorn. What you may not know is that we also released Beta 1 of Windows Server Longhorn. We’re pretty excited about this release, and I wanted to clarify a few things in case it wasn’t obvious in some of the news coverage. Read More . . .

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Run Windows 2000 with Only 32MB RAM!

Daniel Iversen shows us (via) how to run Windows 2000 on an old P1 32MB RAM computer. It was interesting. Actually some were clear that can be done. For example when you never use Event Logger on your desktop, why should it be running then? This is what Microsoft did in Windows Server 2003 about multimedia capabilities and I was honestly too happy with it.
They way you use your computer is more important than what the factory have it pre-installed.

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Use SmartPhone As a Mouse!

Psiloc Mobile Mouse is an application, which transforms your Windows Mobile Smartphone into Bluetooth computer mouse. You don’t need any additional software on your computer (as long as you have Windows XP with Service Pack 2 installed). Your phone will be recognized as a mouse automatically. More . . .

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@@IDENTITY vs SCOPE_IDENTITY

If you are STILL using @@IDENTITY, you are going on a wrong way. I was recently checking a web site’s ASP3 Code and found it using @@IDENTITY instead of SCOPE_IDENTIFY for returning latest Identification inserted in the current table. Find out more here.

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