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  • Blog Post: Introducing Sports Channel for Windows Media Center

    Yesterday we announced a brand new offering for Windows Media Center users: Sports Channel . Sports Channel will be offered to Windows Vista Home Premium and Windows Vista Ultimate users as a new tile under “Sports” in Windows Media Center. Sports Channel offers a variety of sports content from great...
  • Blog Post: Live Mesh Technology Preview Announced

    Today Microsoft is unveiling a technology preview to a really neat new software+services platform called Live Mesh . Live Mesh is a brand new platform that helps your devices act together through the internet enabling users such as you and me to manage, access, and share their files and applications...
  • Blog Post: Updated Version of Windows Live Family Safety Released

    With yesterday’s update to Windows Live Essentials (which included the final release of Windows Live Movie Maker), we also released an updated version of Windows Live Family Safety . Windows Live Family Safety is designed to help parents keep their children safer online. It offers parents the ability...
  • Blog Post: Windows Live Sync to replace Windows Live FolderShare

    I’ve been a Windows Live FolderShare user for a while now. And I’ve blogged about FolderShare before too. I rely heavily on its PC-to-PC sync over the internet for important files I need access to. No matter where I am (as long as I’m connected to the web) – my PCs are syncing...
  • Blog Post: City of Miami Moves to Windows Vista

    I recently had the chance to talk to James Osteen, Assistant Director of the City of Miami's IT Department about their Windows Vista deployment. I thought that many of you could relate to his position and would appreciate his insight into what it takes to keep a major city like Miami up and running...
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  • Blog Post: Windows Live SkyDrive Launches Today

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  • Blog Post: Windows Search 4.0 Released to Web

    Not necessarily a "Windows Experience" (although it does improve the Windows Experience) - I'm making this post on behalf of the Windows Search Team. Oh and I am really excited for this release. Today we released the final version of Windows Search 4.0 to Microsoft Download Center . Windows Search...
  • Blog Post: Sneak-Peak at the Upcoming Zune 3.0 Release

    Yesterday, the Zune Team announced their Zune 3.0 release was hitting next week on September 16th. As a Zune user myself, I am pretty stoked for the Zune 3.0 release. The Zune 3.0 release consists of updates across the entire Zune ecosystem including new firmware updates for all Zune devices, new Zune...
  • Blog Post: New Features Hit Windows Live SkyDrive Today

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  • Blog Post: Blogging with Windows Live Writer

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  • Blog Post: Welcome to Our New Blog - The Windows Blog

    As you probably have noticed, we just re-launched our blog today as The Windows Blog sporting an all-new look and feel reflecting Windows in a broader sense instead of a single Windows release. We figured it was time to give our blog a good facelift (it’s looked the same since we originally launched...
  • Blog Post: Download the Windows Live Essentials Beta Refresh

    Today, we’ve released a refresh of the Windows Live Essentials Betas. You can download the updated suite at download.live.com . The Windows Live Essentials consist of Messenger , Mail , Photo Gallery , Movie Maker , Writer , Toolbar , and Family Safety . We want to make sure we iron out all the kinks...
  • Blog Post: Netflix comes to Windows Media Center

    Starting tomorrow, Windows Media Center users who are also Netflix members will gain access to more than 12,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix directly within Windows Media Center on their PCs. Using the two together is easy and convenient. In Windows Media Center, a new Netflix tile will appear...
  • Blog Post: Games for Windows Program Gets an Update

    In 2008, the global PC game software market reached $12.7 billion in revenue from a combination of retail sales, subscriptions, virtual item sales, advertising and digital distribution revenue according to the PC Gaming Alliance Horizons Software Report ( click here to download the report). This was...
  • Blog Post: Welcome to the Windows Experience Blog

    Welcome to the Windows Experience Blog! My name is Brandon LeBlanc. I’ve been hired on as a vendor to work on this awesome new project: blogging about the amazing experiences you can have with Windows Vista. Previously, I had been blogging at The Hive talking about my Windows Experiences there. The...
  • Blog Post: Photosynth Goes Public: Create Your Own Today!

    Today, Microsoft Live Labs has announced the worldwide availability of Photosynth where users can create their own Photosynth collections - or "Synths" - for free. Previously, Photosynth was only available as a Technology Preview without the ability to create your own Synths. To start using Photosynth...
  • Blog Post: Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 Announced, Adds Enhancements for Windows 7 PCs

    The Windows Home Server Team has announced today the beta of Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 (PP3). And if you’re running Windows 7, Windows Home Server PP3 comes with several new features designed to take advantage key Windows 7 features: Full Image-based Backups of Windows 7 PCs. After the Windows...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 8 RC1 Now Available

    This afternoon, Internet Explorer General Manager Dean Hachamovitch has announced the immediate availability of Internet Explorer 8 RC1. Internet Explorer 8 RC1 is available in 25 languages for Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server. You can download IE8 RC1 here:  http://www.microsoft.com...
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    When a new version of Windows is released, people either upgrade their existing PC or purchase a new PC with the latest version of Windows already pre-installed. For the people who want to upgrade their existing PC, they are often faced with the question of whether their PC can run the new Windows version...
  • Blog Post: The Windows Security Blog

    You may have noticed a new blog has appeared under the menu of our site today. I’d like to welcome Paul Cooke, who is a Director here at Microsoft, to our site. Paul and his team will be running the Windows Security Blog – which is what you could consider the successor to the Windows Vista Security Blog...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Windows Live FolderShare Beta Refresh for PC-to-PC Sync

    I use about 2-3 different PCs throughout the week for work - including my laptop when I travel away from the office. In doing this - I have files scattered on multiple PCs. I'll go to one PC and find I need a file from another PC. So to make sure all my PCs are in-sync with all the important files I...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the Microsoft Store

    This is something I think is pretty exciting – especially if you’re looking to score some Microsoft product. We are announcing the Microsoft Store – the first online store where you can purchase Microsoft products straight from the source! We’re selling all of our products...