Microsoft’s Black Screen of Death

I read today’s op-ed piece in the New York Times by former Microsoft vice president Dick Brass today with great interest. Entitled “Microsoft’s Creative Destruction,” the piece argues that Microsoft has created a “dysfunctional corporate...
Installing Vista Programs under Windows 7

Installing Vista Programs under Windows 7

I’ve been using Windows 7 on several machines since the beta first came out, and now I’ve upgraded those installations to the Release Candidate, which is still available for a preview that will expire next spring. (The official expiration date is June 7,...