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Entries Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Recursive Removal of Zone Information

Since SP2 for Windows XP, downloading a file from an internet source will attach zone information to the file, which marks the file as coming from an untrusted source. You can see this by bringing up the properties dialog for the file in question. This can cause irritating prompts, particularly if they are Office documents, […]

Microsoft, the Underdog

Something very significant is happening in the consumer computing market right now. For the first time in history, a growing majority is considering Microsoft to be an underdog, second to the likes of Apple. 10 years ago, I probably would have laughed if someone suggested that the unstoppable deathstar could be challenged by anyone, but […]