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Scott Dorman Microsoft MVP, Software Architect, Developer, Author July 2006 Entries
Microsoft Buys Tools Vendor Winternals

Microsoft snaps up a highly-rated security and data recovery tools vendor, and adds a Windows kernel guru—who exposed Sony's rootkit debacle—to its roster of technical fellows.

Posted On Tuesday, July 18, 2006 10:27 AM

Windows Live Messenger or Yahoo! Messenger? Why not both?
I have been an IM user since around 1999, when Yahoo! Messenger first came out. Since then, I've added AIM and Windows Live Messenger. As instant messegng became an integrated part of my personal and professional life, the one thing that has always bothered me was that I needed 3 IM clients, one for each service. There are several third-party IM clients, such as Jabber and Trillian, that federate the main IM services. The problem I have with these clients is that I need to sign up with them, which ......

Posted On Saturday, July 15, 2006 6:56 AM

Tampa Code Camp
If you want to improve your skills unlike this poor soul get to Code Camp we will even supply the food for lunch. Mark your calendars for July 15. I can't attend this one since I already have plans for the weekend that take me out of town, but if you are in Florida and want to go you should check it out. Just incase you forgot Code Camp is FREE, and its the only place you can learn from the best out there under one roof. If you program in Visual Studio.NET you need Code Camp. If you use ASP.NET you ......

Posted On Friday, July 14, 2006 7:41 AM

On This Day...
Check out my article on adding an “On this day” section to your blog.

Posted On Thursday, July 13, 2006 8:38 AM

Tech·Ed 2006 Webcast series, update

For those of you who attended Tech·Ed 2006, the recorded sessions will be available on CommNet for on-demand viewing by July 21st. The DVD should be received by August 15 and shipped to the address you provided during registration. The DVD's will contain the PowerPoint presentations and recorded sessions.

Posted On Thursday, July 13, 2006 6:11 AM

BitLocker™ - The dirty details
One of the new security features coming in Windows Vista and Longhorn is the new BitLocker™ Drive Encryption technology. BitLocker™ is designed to help prevent information loss, whether it is by theft or accidental. Information loss is costly to business on several levels, and the U.S. Department of Justice estimates that intellectual property theft cost enterprises $250 billion in 2004. BitLocker™ Drive Encryption gives you improved data protection on your notebooks, desktops, and servers by providing ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 4, 2006 9:21 AM

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