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Winternals resurrected in Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack

Tags: Business, XML, Windows Vista, Software

The Windows Vista blog announces the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, a desktop solution that will help Windows desktop users tune their applications and operating systems. It will include applications and features that will enhance:

  • desktop deployment
  • application comaptibility
  • diagnostics and repair

This pack is a result of Microsoft aquiring a handful of nice companies, such as the great Winternals.

You can read all about it at the Desktop Optimization Pack site.

When I first read through that page something caught my attention:

Why are all the downloadable files .PDF 's? Why don't Microsoft use their own .XPS file format as an alternative?

I don't mean that they should skip PDF, but if Microsoft would like to promote XPS they should really use it on their site.

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  • Trackback said

    I previously wrote about that Microsoft is using PDF documents as downloads for product information on microsoft.com, instead of their own XPS format. Yesterday I was happy to see that the Virtual PC...

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Wictor Wilén is the Nordic Digital Workplace Lead working at Avanade. Wictor has achieved the Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA) - SharePoint 2010, Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) - SharePoint  and Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) - SharePoint 2010 certifications. He has also been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for seven consecutive years.

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