Posts Tagged Microsoft

Windows never blanks display or sleeps

Ever since last spring sometime my Windows Vista system would not blank the screen or go into sleep mode. I was rather busy with other things so just lived with it. I upgrade to Windows 7 a few months ago and still had the problem.

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MSDN Subscriber Site forgot who I was

Hmm, the MSDN Subscriber site STILL doesn’t allow me access to any content, time to get serious about fixing this. It worked fine for months, since summer.

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MSDN Subscriber Site is Broken

Grrr, a little rant…

I went to download the new VisualStudio 10 Beta 2 and find Microsoft has screwed up MSDN. For a couple days now I can’t download anything or even access the online support to interactively get them to look into it. I sent them site feedback, as it seemed like the only support option available at the moment.

I can go to the download area, but everything is greyed out and I’m not allowed to download anything. My MSDN Premum subscription, $2000+ worth, is valid until June 2010, and is currently unusable. The main account page is captured below, and is missing much of the text. Looking at the page source I see some text that looks pretty suspicous, like it was supposed to execute on the server.

Broken MSDN My Account Page

Broken MSDN My Account Page

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