BBC Money Programme: the story behind Windows Vista


For the last six months or so we have been stalked by a camera team from the BBC Money Programme as they followed our journey to the launch of Windows Vista. On Friday I braced myself with a bottle of whisky as they broadcast their programme. Thankfully, my personal appearances were kept to the bare minimum (I really must stop wearing that pink shirt) and much of the 30 minute programme was given over to interviews with both the UK and USA Microsoft employees including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.
Thanks to the miracle of technology you can now watch the programme online at


Let me know what you think!


Above: I have no idea who that is. And no, it’s not me.