Robert McLaws: Windows Edition

Blogging about Windows since before Vista became a bad word

Blogcast Show #1 - Jim Allchin Interview

To celebrate the release of Windows Vista to manufacturing, I've FINALLY edited together my interview with Jim Allchin. It's a wide ranging interview

It was a lot of fun, and we cover a lot of ground. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Without further adieu, on with the show!

Get the blogcast
[WMA] Download the show (WMA)
[MP3] Download the show (MP3)

UPDATE: I uploaded the files to CacheFly so the files wouldn't kill my bandwidth. I have 2TB of transfer a month, but only a 100mb port. Anyways, CacheFly has a free 30 day trial offer that ends tomorrow, so if you host large files, you should check them out.



  • WOO HOO! Jim Allchin announced today that Windows Vista's FINALLY in the can! In a video posted to the

    November 8, 2006 1:07 PM
  • Ron said:

    you mean 'podcast'

    November 8, 2006 1:47 PM
  • Dave Murdock said:

    What Ron said...

    November 8, 2006 2:56 PM
  • No, I meant blogcast.

    November 8, 2006 3:06 PM
  • Today November 8th, Microsoft has released Windows Vista to manufacturing . You can watch the announcement

    November 8, 2006 4:17 PM
  • I'm delighted to be able to post the great news (for Windows fans at least!) that Windows Vista was released

    November 8, 2006 5:05 PM
  • Michael said:

    This is an awesome blogcast, great work, especially the questions.

    Trackback @

    November 8, 2006 5:27 PM
  • Mike said:

    Is there a blogcast/netcast subscription link so we don't miss future episodes?

    November 8, 2006 8:22 PM
  • Mike: Yeah, I'll have one up soon :). Glad you liked it!

    November 8, 2006 9:06 PM
  • Kip said:

    Been waiting for it since the Vista Tour, Robert.  Congrats on a good job and an enjoyable hour.

    November 9, 2006 12:06 AM
  • Mary Jo is dead on the money about the reports regarding Jim's antivirus claim in Wednesday's phone conference.

    November 10, 2006 2:12 PM
  • UPDATE: Jim has responded to the hubub himself . Hey Jim, isn't having a blog great? Mary Jo is dead

    November 10, 2006 11:32 PM
  • Robert, that was an excellent interview. I never expected Jim to come across so well (I never heard him speak before) and the questions weren't in the run-of-the-mill podcast style interview either.

    I enjoyed it and I do hope you get access to many others on the Vista team for more relaxed chats.

    The only issue was the sound kept dipping in parts and it did make it difficult to hear what was going on with laptop speakers.

    -- MikeW

    November 13, 2006 8:04 PM
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