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windows.png This category is all about the windows OS. If you are looking for programming information on windows, you'll have to look in my programming category. This section is more for general application and OS information.

Ever since I was a little kid, I've had to put up with people complaining about how "Linux can do this....", "Macs are faster, built better, etc, etc, etc", and other non-sense about "insert OS/platform/software/etc here". I can't stand it! (yes, I'll admit I've done a little OS and platform bashing in the past...but I've always HATED the mac and windows debate...and I've avoided it like the plague.)

To those people stuck on a certain OS or hardware platform, I say.... Give up. It doesn't matter. Try using them all. :)

Windows is good, easy to use, relativity cheap, programmable, and has extensive hardware support. It has a purpose, and it serves it well.
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1 Annoyances in the MS platform 7912
2 Helpful programs you might want in MS Windows. 15195
3 How old is... 2778
4 Implementing a backup solution in Windows. 4530
5 Media Center PCs 4974
6 Microsoft certs 3653
7 Microsoft Dynamics - microsoft's ERP/CRM/BizTalk. 5168
8 MS Communication Server / Speech Server - MS's stab at things voice. 4631
9 Nuget and that chocolatey goodness. 4792
10 Office applications and programming 5690
11 Powershell - .NET control and automation. 8686
12 Programming Smart Clients 4774
13 Sharepoint - MS team collaboration, document management, search, and more. 5966
14 Tablet PC - Pen computing makes a computer more usable. 5244
15 Useful ports to have around 8572
16 Vista 5041
17 WebDav and remote filesystems 15104
18 WebPI - Web Platform Installer 4757
19 Windows 7, otherwise known as win7 3309
20 Windows and Cygwin/MinGW/coLinux - dump some GPL in your WIN32 11475
21 Windows based network auditing 4830
22 Windows Hotkeys 2175
23 Windows Mobile 5 Stuff 30700
24 Windows Server notes - NT, win2003, ws2008, win2008 10621
25 Windows shell bat cmd.exe batch tips 3539
26 Windows Stuff 5102
27 WMI, Event Log, WinLogon, SENS, UI Automation, MSAA 23968