MSN Messenger for Windows 7.5.0322 Released

Latest Changes: A lot of people were experiencing sign in issues with v7.5.311, we took some changes to fix that or to give better error messages to figure out what was going wrong A fix to get our error reporting correct In Korea, if you were using an IME (Input Method Editor), you would type a shortcut for your favorite emoticon and get an extra character. Now emoticons are key to any IM program and it didn’t make sense to not fix this (and we found a simple code fix) If you had a Dynamic Background from Blue Mountain, bought … Continue reading MSN Messenger for Windows 7.5.0322 Released

Windows XP Gets Security Certification

Touting the success of it’s new Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) process, Microsoft late Wednesday said Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP SP2 Professional and Embedded have secured the highest Common Criteria security certification from the United States government’s National Information Assurance Partnership. http://www.betanews.com/article/Windows_XP_Gets_Security_Certification/1134664600

MS Shakes Up Entertainment Division

More changes are in store for Redmond as Microsoft plans to reorganize its entertainment division into four smaller groups to make it more competitive. Details of the split leaked out via an internal memo sent this week by Robbie Bach, head of Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division. http://www.betanews.com/article/MS_Shakes_Up_Entertainment_Division/1134663679

Microsoft to move graphics outside OS kernel

Microsoft to move graphics outside OS kernelBy Manek Dubash, Techworld Microsoft will move the graphics for its next version of Windows outside of the operating system’s kernel to improve reliability, the software giant has told Techworld.http://www.techworld.com/opsys/news/index.cfm?NewsID=5002&Page=1&pagePos=11