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Steve Rowe has been programming for most of his life. It began with Basic on the Commodore 128. Serious programming started with Java and then C++ in 1997. He is currently a test development manager at Microsoft working on Windows Runtime for Windows 8.


Nov
17
answered Is it possible to remove constant “beep” sound from recording?
Nov
11
answered Windows 7 Family pack upgrade with Windows XP Home OEM
Nov
11
answered why does plugging into a new USB port often solve USB problems?
Nov
11
comment How do I enable multiple audio outputs on Windows 7?
No. Nothing to do with DRM. It's just a lack of functionality.
Nov
10
answered How do I enable multiple audio outputs on Windows 7?
Nov
10
answered Using Windows 7 XP mode to do development
Nov
9
answered Good Emacs tutorial?
Nov
6
comment How can I disable the IR/Remote Control on an HP Laptop?
It might be hard to keep a mug of coffee in front of a laptop though... :)
Nov
5
comment Freely commercially distributable video codecs
@Carl, exactly. @Sunny, you might want to ask you "added" as a new question. The answer is very orthogonal to the original question.
Nov
4
revised Freely commercially distributable video codecs
edited tags
Nov
4
comment Freely commercially distributable video codecs
Of the 3 you list, only 1 is a video format.
Nov
4
comment Freely commercially distributable video codecs
Ogg Vorbis is an audio codec. Do you mean Ogg Theora?
Nov
4
answered Freely commercially distributable video codecs
Nov
4
asked How can I disable the IR/Remote Control on an HP Laptop?
Oct
30
awarded  Nice Question
Oct
28
comment Is there any way to upgrade Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional?
I'm picking this as the best answer because you did some work verifying what you said. Even if it doesn't give me a solution, it helps me narrow down my options.
Oct
28
accepted Is there any way to upgrade Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional?
Oct
27
comment Is there any way to upgrade Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional?
I think that might work... Can you use a retail professional key for anytime upgrade?
Oct
26
comment Is there any way to upgrade Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional?
Isn't that more expensive than just getting professional?
Oct
26
asked Is there any way to upgrade Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7 Professional?