Recently I stumbled across a nice usability problem with Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010 regarding some users who decided to upgrade from 2003. The main problem was the new ribbon navigation which is a complete new concept people need to get used to. The company UBit from Switzerland did a nice helper addin which emulates the menus from […]
I am running Windows 7 since a little while now and I guess it was my talent of finding all of the problems left on my machine at once. But hey, that’s life regarding early adoption of such stuff as I couldn’t wait to test it.
I admit that I am not a fan of Microsoft at all – especially after struggling with Windows Vista. Honestly, I was quite close to threw out all of their software moving to Linux. But then I got a Beta of Windows 7 which was not that bad – In fact, it was better than Vista already.
After the big download, I kick-started the installer and I couldn’t believe my eyes: That service pack wants to have 1475 MB free space while installation – true, that number sounds scary, but it wasn’t better with the second service pack. Since the machine boots again, I am looking through application changes – in other words, what does […]
After one week delay, the third service pack for Microsoft Windows XP arrived. You won’t believe it: It’s even available via automatic update. But what’s inside? First of all, it’s a huge file being 313 MB which means a rather big download and a longer installation. But what’s under the hood? Can’t tell by now. I’m just installing.
Since Heise announced that Microsoft will release the Windows XP Service Pack 3 on the 29th, I didn’t sleep too well, as I really want to grab it as soon as possible. Sure, I use Linux, but this doesn’t mean that I am not dangling with windows boxes from time to time and I am fed up applying […]