Tagged: Microsoft

Microsoft buys Skype

Microsoft has confirmed reports of its $8.5 billion purchase of internet phone service Skype, the biggest acquisition in the company’s 36-year history. According to Microsoft, the acquisition of Skype will “increase the accessibility of...

Using Windows Problem Steps Recorder

Using Windows Problem Steps Recorder

I don’t know if anyone has used this before but this little hand dandy tool that is part of Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7.  It may be part of Vista I am just...

Classic Menus on Windows 7

Classic Menus on Windows 7

This is just a nice little tid bit of information to bring back classic menus similar to XP or even Vista.  It is a pretty simple registry hack that can be add pretty easy....

Virtualization with Microsoft’s Hyper V R2

Virtualization with Microsoft’s Hyper V R2

Well to get all of this started I had not covered any thing on Hyper V so I decided to dig in and see what I come up with.  First off Hyper V has...

Microsoft’s push for H.264 as the default codec forIE and HTML5 video

Microsoft’s push for H.264 as the default codec forIE and HTML5 video

I read a few articles on the push for H.264 to be the only supported video codec used for Internet Explorer 9 and HTML5.  HTML5 specification describes video support without specifying a particular video...