Usability Research at Microsoft

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    stun
    I am going to be very sarcastic here to let my pent up frustration with the "Shut down" button being hidden...
    I say they need to go do some more research...


    Ahh.....now I feel better after letting that out of my chest...


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    Usability ???
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    NeZz_DK
    you can change that setting in the power options Smiley here is a guide
    http://www.sanx.org/tipShow.asp?index=317
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    nektar

       Usability across all MS games and even those on the Internet? Well ... time to modernize your MSN Games site and the MSN Games collection itself don't you think? Perhaps it's time for Windows Live Games? Why are MSN Games the same old games as before?

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    ZippyV

    Please encode this video at the right resolution.

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    acnvrk
    Maybe they did the research on people like me Smiley . I rarely, if ever Shutdown my computer. It always goes into hibernation. The percentage of laptops sold is growing each year, and I remeber reading somewhere that it surpassed desktop sales a couple of years ago. And Vista which would be sold for the next 3-4 years atleast needs to take this into consideration. Just my take on why it might have been designed that way.

    stun wrote:
    I am going to be very sarcastic here to let my pent up frustration with the "Shut down" button being hidden...
    I say they need to go do some more research...


    Ahh.....now I feel better after letting that out of my chest...

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    W3bbo
    ZippyV wrote:
    

    Please encode this video at the right resolution.



    I've been having problems with the video too: playback stuttered in some part of it, the Seek bar didn't work, WMP6.4 couldn't open it, and it crashed WMP9 around 3/4s into it. Ah well.

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