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June, 2009

  • MSI: Troubleshooting Package Installation

    TROUBLESHOOTING PACKAGE INSTALLATION Description: Microsoft Windows Installer Service is an installation and configuration service included in Windows. It allows you to add, modify, and remove applications provided as Windows Installer (*.msi...
  • Remote Desktop Services – Weekend Reading

    Happy Friday AskPerf!  The Remote Desktop Services team have been busy the last couple of weeks.  There are several new posts on the RDS blog – definitely great weekend reading! Creating Kerberos Identity for RD Session Host Farms Part I: using...
  • DST: Fix-It Available for Bangladesh Daylight Saving Time in 2009

    As reported in the Bangladesh Government’s Gazette, Bangladesh has announced the introduction of Daylight Saving Time (DST).  The start of DST for 2009 is on June 19 th at 11:00 Microsoft has produced an automated workaround (called a fix-it ) to...
  • Windows 7 – Parental Controls

    Good Morning AskPerf!  Today’s post is a bit of a departure from what we normally discuss, but since this past Sunday was Father’s Day, I thought this might be an interesting topic to share.  Actually, this conversation came up while I was having...
  • Windows Vista / Windows Server 2008 – Service Pack 2

    Last week we released Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.  The links in the “Additional Resources” section provide more depth information, but here are some key pieces of information: Language Release Schedule: Five languages...
  • Windows 7 – Reminder about Beta 1 and RC Downloads

    Good Morning AskPerf! A reminder to all of you who may be using the Windows 7 Beta version that you need to get your system on the Release Candidate (RC) build quickly ! Beginning on July 1st, the Beta build will start to reboot every two hours, and expire...
  • Windows 7 – Release Date Announced

    In case you missed the announcement on Tuesday from the Windows team , Windows 7 will be in stores starting on October 22nd – just in time for the Holidays!  Now, the Windows team haven’t publicly discussed their plans for international releases...
  • Windows 7: Be First, Save Half

    Pre-order Windows 7 today at Microsoft Store . You'll get it for at least half off and be one of the first to get it. Hurry, quantities are limited.* It's pretty simple Windows 7 is coming on October 22, 2009. Here's an easy way to get it fast and save...
  • Windows 7 Application Compatibility: Virtual Roundtable with Mark Russinovich

    On June 18th, Mark Russinovich will be hosting a Virtual Roundtable on Windows 7 Application Compatibility. This is a chance for IT Pros to learn all about Windows 7 Application Compatibility and get answers to any management or deployment questions for...