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Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015

Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015

The past week has seen a lot of new releases in "Microsoft-land". First and foremost, Windows 10 is now out for Windows Insiders as the "RTM" build - and even though Windows is now SaaS, the status is still significant for the OSG as well for the entire company - We all know how significant Windows 10 will be in our future; in desktop, laptops, tablets and last but not least; the all important mobile! The latter is supposed to get some love over the next couple of months, ...
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Windows Phone 7 updated to 7.8

Windows Phone 7 updated to 7.8

Today Microsoft finally updated the 1st and 2nd generation Windows Phone devices to the long awaited 7.8 7.8 is the version of Windows Phone 7, which brings some of the features of Windows Phone 8 to the platform, as WP7 devices will not get the full Windows Phone 8 release, allegedly because of incompatibility with the hardware platform and the windows phone 8 kernel. If you don''t receive the update in Zune, fear not – you can force it through in these simple steps: 1.Set phone in ...
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Multiple keboardlayouts in Windows 8 / Server 2012

Multiple keboardlayouts in Windows 8 / Server 2012

Today I found myself in need of using American keyboard layout in Windows 8 / Server 2012, and it hit me;I have no idea how to turn this on anymore. I knew perfectly where to find it in 7 / Server 2008r2; but the tab is gone! Therefore I write this post, for you guys to save some time trying to figure out how to do it. Browse to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Language\Advanced settings In the new dialog, check "Use the desktop language bar when it's available". This will ...
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Going all in with Windows 8

Going all in with Windows 8

Today I took the bold move of going ''all in'' with Windows 8.I have been using it for a while on my 14" T61, with great success (and with its new SSD; GOD DAMN it performs!), and a couple of days ago my laptop for Work also had the upgrade; which comforms great with our internal move to Windows 8 to both test and get on the forefront of our own product. But today, my Workstation at home had the upgrade too!and oh boy I havent changed my mind!it Works great :) About a month ago, I got the ...
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Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" first impressions

Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" first impressions

Having played around with Windows 8 for about a day, I must say I really find the new system impressive. The new Metro styled start-menu actually is working pretty well for the most part, only the search capabilities is giving me a few headakes. Highlights so far: Windows Key + Print Screen = Screenshot dumped into user\My Documents\pictures which is pretty awesome! Windows detected an installation needed .net 2.0 and installed it itself! (Installation Screenshot) BitLocker setup has native ...
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Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" and new toys!

Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" and new toys!

Finally came the day where Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" was available to download (link) and also the day I got a hold on an old T61 14" (8898) and in combination, those to make a perfect new toy! The Hardware: CPU: T7250 (2.0 ghz Core2Duo) Ram: 2GB DDR2 GFX: Intel... After having installed Windows 8 on it, I must admit it just works! Its fluint and a great experience! Personally I didnt like the developer preview, but after the Windows teams overhaul of everything with more than ...
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