Windows Weekly with Paul Thurrott, Richard Campbell, and Leo Laporte

Feb 8th 2008

Windows Weekly 48

Microsoft's Cardboard Box

Microhoo, the red ring of death, and why Vista sales aren't as slow as they seem...

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Category: News


  • Red Ring of Xbox
  • Vista SP1
  • Vista sales aren't as bad as they sound
  • XP sales end June 30
  • Microsoft and Yahoo

Audible Pick: Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

Tip: Securing Vista, use the free AVG antivirus or the inexpensive but lightweight, NOD32, use Gmail for spam filtering, don't disable UAC!

Paul's Software of the Week: Amazon MP3 Downloads

Leo's Software of the Week: the free Lotus Symphony

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