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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Back in November 2010 Adobe released the latest version of the free Adobe (Acrobat) Reader, version X (10). Reader allows you to view and print PDF files. Adobe claim there has been more than 600 million downloads of Reader to date and when a new version of Reader is released millions of users rush to download it. Spammers and other miscreants took this opportunity to send emails to lure people into clicking on suspicious looking links. Another such email arrived into my Junk Mail today. Read More »

At 42 pages, the Visual Studio 2010 and MSDN Licensing whitepaper is a very useful and comprehensive review of Visual Studio & MSDN licensing. As it’s a long and detailed document, I thought it might be useful to highlight some of the key points and draw attention to a few obscure issues that may not be widely known. I recommend the whole article for future reference but meanwhile here is a summary for those in a hurry. Read More »