Short Takes: February 27, 2015 Commented on: 1 year ago (February 28, 2015)

Triple O's is a Vancouver, B.C., Canada chain with a long history and "...restaurants in Asia, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, and now in the Philippines!"
restaurants in Asia,...

Dutch, UK Governments Among Those Paying to Extend XP Support Commented on: 2 years ago (April 8, 2014)

Will Microsoft be releasing the patches developed for the UK and Netherlands governments to the public? Perhaps on a two months' delayed basis?

Microsoft: We Had "a Great Run" with Windows XP Commented on: 2 years ago (February 26, 2014)

"Now upgrade, you skinflints"

Excuse me? We are supposed to spend money even if the current product suits our needs?

This is a symptom of much that is wrong with the world and of...

Microsoft Eases Frustrations in Second Weekend of Surface Pro Sales Commented on: 3 years ago (February 22, 2013)

"Of course, even Canada has it good by some standards. Microsoft has yet to announce international availability of Surface Pro at all."

[edited --Paul]

Windows 8 Consumer Preview Usage Apparently Double That of Windows 7 Beta Commented on: 4 years ago (April 24, 2012) Gee Paul - you're now getting the same treatment that I as an independent repair person gets that doesn't sell a lot of Microsoft products - only services them. So how does that feel?
Drive Extender and the Future of SBS and WHS Commented on: 5 years ago (December 10, 2010) If you like Windows Home Server so much, Paul, why aren't you championing it? This is a great product, with enthusiastic users, that has been ignored by the consumer and business sides of Microsoft...
HP Drops Windows Home Server Product Line Commented on: 5 years ago (December 2, 2010) @O :"...I doubt businesses need a smaller-than-SBS solution..." Being from enterprise I'm not surprised that you don't see that very small businesses (1-4 employees) is the market. I had...
Still Looking Out for Some Outlook Improvement Commented on: 6 years ago (June 29, 2010) Flags work fine for me in Outlook 2003 in POP/SMTP mode.

I've had some similar difficulties with Outlook 2003 on Windows XP and frequently had to run the Inbox repair tool. On Windows 7...
WinInfo Short Takes: Week of March 29, 2010 Commented on: 6 years ago (April 5, 2010) Geek Squad is generally not a good value - their technicians aren't knowledgable and their pricing is high. They charge $150 for a wireless network setup including configuring two computers and the...
A Look at Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Commented on: 8 years ago (May 4, 2008) Where can I download this? As a small computer repair business person, I cannot afford to subscribe.
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