Commentary on software design, development and management
A friend and former co-worker at Microsoft recently sent out an e-mail to several people describing a way to backup the Favorites folder to a writable CD/DVD-ROM drive. I started thinking that it could even be easier:
- Start Menu -> Run (or press WIN+R)
- Type %userprofile% and press ENTER
- Right-click Favorites folder
- Choose Send To -> and the drive to copy all the favorites to
Works with floppies, USB drives and writable CD/DVD-ROM drives.
Charles Oppermann is 25-year veteran of software design. He is the original author of the popular JAWS screen reader for people with visual impairments, and spent over a decade at Microsoft working on accessibility and user experience in the Windows, Internet Explorer and speech product groups. Charles was a representative to the W3C and Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), and the author of two technical books published by Microsoft Press. He has also worked at Cisco Systems, Amazon.com, and is currently Program Manager and Development Supervisor for Consumer Security Products at GFI Software.