Windows Vista Released to Manufacturing

After 5 years of development, Vista is finally RTM’ed. Jim Allchin, the co-president of Microsoft’s Platforms & Services Division has put together a video about the announcement where he announces the General Availability (GA) date of 30 January 2007 for Vista. On a conference call with Jim Allchin, Microsoft announced that they will have 18 … Read moreWindows Vista Released to Manufacturing

Microsoft Windows SDK for Windows Vista and .NET Framework 3.0 Runtime Final Released

The Microsoft® Windows® Software Development Kit (SDK) provides the documentation, samples, header files, libraries, and tools you need to develop applications that run on Windows. The Windows SDK includes content for application development with the APIs in Windows Vista, including the .NET Framework 3.0 technologies: .NET Framework 2.0, Windows® Presentation Foundation, Windows® Communication Foundation, Windows® … Read moreMicrosoft Windows SDK for Windows Vista and .NET Framework 3.0 Runtime Final Released

Microsoft Office 2007 Goes RTM

Today Microsoft has announced that the 2007 Microsoft Office system products have been released to manufacturing (RTM). This gold code milestone concludes the largest Office beta program to date, with more than 3.5 million people downloading Beta 2. RTM also marks a critical step toward worldwide business availability of the 2007 Office system, Windows Vista … Read moreMicrosoft Office 2007 Goes RTM

How to read *.hlp files on Vista

Windows Help program (WinHlp32.exe) is no longer included with Windows. If you go to Microsoft knowledge base article 917607 you will find that “Windows Help (WinHlp32.exe) is a help program that has been included with Microsoft Windows versions starting with the Microsoft Windows 3.1 operating system. WinHlp32.exe is required to display 32-bit help content files … Read moreHow to read *.hlp files on Vista

Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007 available as freeware

Slowly but surely, Microsoft is looking to grow its user base by giving away entry-level SKUs of its products. The latest freebie: Office Accounting Express 2007, the new, low-end of its not-so-popular small-business accounting software line. Microsoft made the Express version of its small-business accounting product available for free download, starting on October 30, via … Read moreMicrosoft Office Accounting Express 2007 available as freeware