Spyware Sucks
“There is no magic fairy dust protecting Macs" – Dai Zovi, author of “The Mac Hacker’s Handbook"

Outlook Express in Windows Vista

September 17th 2005 in Uncategorized

Bryan Starbuck, the Dev Lead for Outlook Express and all around nice guy, and survived being interviewed by Robert Scoble for Channel 9.

Outlook Express will be renamed to Windows Mail in Windows Vista.

The video interview includes shots of OE in Windows Vista in action – go check it out:

Side note: Its quite ironic that OE will finally have a spam filter.  Some of us remember how OE *nearly* had a spam filter back when OE5 was being readied for release, until Blue Mountain sued Microsoft, forcing the removal of the filter.

Nowadays Microsoft (or more precisely MSN) are friends with Blue Mountain again – Blue Mountain provides the animated winks and backgrounds for MSN Messenger.  How times change.

Comments are closed.

Back in March of this year I wrote a column entitled “Bug Busting: Getting Rid of Spyware”.  In it I advise:
“Some people recommend that System Restore be turned off and all Restore Points deleted before attempting spyware removal. DO NOT DO THIS. If something goes wrong (anything is possible) you will have no way to […]

Previous Entry

Its a *really* slow day here.  I am installing Windows Vista 5219 to a Microsoft Virtual PC VM as we speak, but thanks to a bug that I am unable to fix Virtual Machine is running as slow as molasses – despite my laptop being a 1.2 Intel with over 800 Meg devoted to the […]

Next Entry