Category Archives: Microsoft

WTF?! Did Microsoft just change my Windows Admin UserID?

File this one under Microsoft Windows 8 (8.1 reaaly) horror stories. I went to use Skype (purchased by MS) on Windows 8.1.  I had already gone thru the hassle of setting it up under Windows 8.0 – and no, as … Continue reading

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Who Wants to be a Billionaire? Windows OS Replacement Needed

The market is ripe for a viable Microsoft Windows OS replacement.  Many people are sick of being screwed by Redmond and TPOT is no exception. I wonder if a shell could be developed and still give good performance?  I think … Continue reading

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Microsoft – A Company Adrift

Windows 8 is just further proof that Microsoft hasn’t got a clue about their user base or perhaps it just shows their greed and hubris. A company that has virtually no market share in smartphones and tablets decides to screw … Continue reading

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Windows 8.1 WTF?!?!?!

Disclaimer – I have not used Windows 8.1 for more than 2 minutes as of the time of this writing. I decided to “upgrade” from Windows 8 to 8.1 to get back the familiar Start button and operations, so I … Continue reading

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Thank You Microsoft for Windows 8!

From the employees and shareholders of Apple.

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Is Microsoft Lowering the Software Quality Bar for the Industry?

From a paper I wrote in 2006 originally titled “Is Microsoft Ruining Software Quality?” I have worked as a professional software testing and QA consultant since 1994 and have tested software, as a developer and user, much longer. I scan … Continue reading

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