Posts tagged ‘Windows Vista’

The Perfect UI

When talking about designing the perfect user interface, different people sometimes have very different ideas. It is more of a religious thing then being simply right or wrong. Continue reading ‘The Perfect UI’ »

Windows 7, An Updated Vista?

I just downloaded Microsoft’s latest OS beta — Windows 7 64bit, which was released to the general public two days ago. Continue reading ‘Windows 7, An Updated Vista?’ »

On Windows Vista UAC

It seems that a lot of people do not like Windows Vista UAC’s. While UAC looks and feels a lot like sudo in Debian Linux (e.g. Ubuntu), it behaves quite differently than sudo. Continue reading ‘On Windows Vista UAC’ »

More WGA Woes

Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) program has been around since Windows XP, and I am sure that even if you have not personally experienced the pain caused by WGA you must have heard some of the horror stories. Continue reading ‘More WGA Woes’ »

Command Prompt Reentrancy Issue

In yesterday’s post, I gave an example of how simple command prompt recursion can bring Windows (XP and Vista) down to its knees. Continue reading ‘Command Prompt Reentrancy Issue’ »

Will I Switch to Vista?

Microsoft’s new Operating System Windows Vista has been out for a few months now. Continue reading ‘Will I Switch to Vista?’ »

A Taste of Windows Vista RC2

During the weekend, I downloaded and installed Windows Vista RC2 (Build 5744). Here’s some of my experience with the latest RC build. Continue reading ‘A Taste of Windows Vista RC2’ »

“Ghost” Folders in Windows Vista RC1

In my last post, I talked about the installation experience of Windows Vista RC1. Continue reading ‘“Ghost” Folders in Windows Vista RC1’ »

Windows Vista RC1 installation on VMWare

Since the 5384 build of Vista came out, I have been playing around with it and checking out some new features. Continue reading ‘Windows Vista RC1 installation on VMWare’ »

Command Prompt Stack Limits Under Windows Vista

It seems that the command prompt stack limits has changed under Windows Vista (at least for Beta 2 build 5384). Continue reading ‘Command Prompt Stack Limits Under Windows Vista’ »

My Experience with Windows Vista Beta 2 (Build 5384) — Security

In my previous post, I touched upon my installation experience with Windows Vista Beta 2 (Build 5384). Continue reading ‘My Experience with Windows Vista Beta 2 (Build 5384) — Security’ »

My Experience with Windows Vista Beta 2 (Build 5384) — Installation

I downloaded the Windows Vista Beta 2 ISO image from Microsoft right after it was released to the public. Continue reading ‘My Experience with Windows Vista Beta 2 (Build 5384) — Installation’ »