Infrastructure Development & Operations

· Windows HPC Server 2008

· Impact of Groove on a Network for TechNet

· Microsoft Response Point 1.0 Service Pack 1

· Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB954920) - English

· Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB954920)

· Update for Windows Vista (KB954920)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB952685)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB954920)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB952685)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB954920)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB954920)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB954920)

· Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB954920)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB952685)

· Update for Windows XP (KB954920)

· Hyper-V Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB956589)

· Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB956774)

· Update for Windows Vista (KB956774)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB956774)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB956774)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB956710)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB956774)

· Windows Springboard Series: Microsoft User State Virtualization

· Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications

· Microsoft BizTalk Server Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007

· Troubleshooting replication with repadmin

· Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Update (KB956124)

· Getting Started with Windows Small Business Server 2008 (poster)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB951308)

· Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB951308)

· Update for Windows Vista (KB951308)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB951308)

· Migrate to Microsoft Online Services

· Microsoft® RoundTable™ Manuals

· Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 Documentation

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB953582)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB953582)

· Update for Windows Vista (KB953582)

· Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB953582)

· ADMT v3.1 Guide: Migrating and Restructuring Active Directory Domains

· Windows HPC Partner Datasheets

· Volume Activation 2.0 Technical Guidance

· Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 with SP1 Hotfix KB 950614

Solutions & Solution Development

· Windows Springboard Series: AppV™ Application Virtualization

· Headers and Libraries for Windows Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2

· Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD

· Documentation for Composite Application Guidance for WPF–June 2008

· Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Enterprise Evaluation: Trial Experience for IT Professionals

· Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Enterprise Evaluation: Trial Experience for Developers

· .NET Rocks! - Live from devLink 2008!

· Web Development Archives: WebBrowser and MSHTML

· HPC Pack 2008 SDK

· DHTML Behaviors Archive

· Virtual Earth Map Control SDK 6.2

· Virtual Earth Web Services SDK 1.0

· Microsoft® Silverlight™ Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (RC0)

· Windows Vista Dictation Resource Kit

· Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Help Update (On-Premise Edition)

· Microsoft Expression Media 2 Scripting Guide for Windows

· Microsoft Expression Blend™ 2 Service Pack 1 Preview

· Win Embedded Epson case study

· MSDN Community Distribution CD September 2008

· Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Testing Guidance

· Visual Studio Team System 2005 Team Explorer

· Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack, August 2008

· BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Documentation

Security, Policy & Compliance

· Update for Root Certificates

· Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista (KB943729)

· Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista x64 Edition (KB943729)

· Group Policy ADM Files

· Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows Vista

· Administrative Templates (ADMX) for Windows Server 2008

· ILM 2007 Getting Started Collection

· Security Update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 (KB948110)

· Security Update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 (KB948111)

· Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console Trial Version

· Microsoft Antigen for Exchange with Antigen Spam Manager with SP1 Trial Software

· Microsoft Antigen for SMTP Gateways with Antigen Spam Manager with SP1

Other

· Creating Business Values Through Collaboration

· Connecting People with Content Thru Enterprise Search

· Microsoft Licensing

· Microsoft Strategy Briefing: Collaboration Tools for High Performance Workplaces - Welcome Note

· Collaboration At Work - Microsoft IT Showcase

· Bank of Montreal and Windows HPC Case Study

· CASPUR Windows HPC Case Study

· Biomedical Institute Speeds Researcher Productivity 600 Percent for Faster Insights

· EMEA case study resources

· EMEA Case Study Resources

· Overcoming Your Company's Growing Pains

· Singapore Academy of Law

· Virtual Earth 3D (Beta)

· Bringing Your Company's Business System Up to Date

· ibridge Case Study

· Welding Different Companies into a Business Powerhouse

· Microsoft Pre-Split and Post-Split Closing Stock Prices

Infrastructure Development & Operations

Windows HPC Server 2008

Brief Description

Windows HPC Server 2008 (HPCS) provides enterprise-class tools, performance, & scalability for a highly productive HPC environment. HPCS provides a complete & integrated cluster environment including the OS, Job Scheduler, Message Passing Interface v2 (MPI2) support, cluster management & monitoring.

Overview

Windows HPC Server 2008
Microsoft® Windows® HPC Server 2008 (HPCS), the next generation of high performance computing (HPC), provides enterprise-class tools, performance, and scalability for a highly productive HPC environment. HPCS provides a complete and integrated cluster environment including the operating system, a Job Scheduler, Message Passing Interface v2 (MPI2) support, and cluster management and monitoring components. Built on Windows Server® 2008 64-bit technology, HPCS can efficiently scale to thousands of processing cores and includes a management console that helps proactively monitor and maintain system health and stability. Job scheduling interoperability and flexibility enables integration between Windows and Linux-based HPC platforms, and supports batch and service-oriented architecture (SOA) workloads. Enhanced productivity, scalable performance, and ease of use are some of the features that make Windows HPC Server 2008 best-of-breed for Windows environments.
Windows HPC Server 2008 can help shorten user time-to-insight for HPC workloads through easier deployment and management. By using the existing Windows-based information technology (IT) infrastructure, HPCS simplifies management, security, and storage for the cluster, and provides seamless access from the desktop.
HPCS includes improved provisioning based on the Windows Server 2008 Windows Deployment Services technology, a faster Microsoft Message Passing Interface (MS-MPI) that includes new NetworkDirect support, an advanced Job Scheduler, and a new management interface built on the Microsoft® System Center 2007 user interface (UI), which has support for Windows PowerShell™ as a preferred scripting interface.
Windows HPC Server 2008 integrates with other Microsoft products to help increase HPC productivity and improve the overall end-user experience. This includes collaboration through Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 and the Windows Workflow Foundation, as well as improved management and efficiency by integrating with System Center 2007. Through integration with the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows HPC Server 2008 allows developers working with SOA applications to harness the power of parallel computing offered by HPC solutions.
HPCS uses the failover clustering capabilities of Windows Server 2008 Enterprise and of Microsoft® SQL Server® to provide high availability and redundancy of the head node in your HPC cluster.
Windows HPC Server 2008 is a two-DVD package comprised of Windows Server 2008 HPC Edition and the Microsoft HPC Pack 2008.
Windows Server 2008 HPC Edition
The first DVD contains the setup for a 64-bit version of Windows Server 2008 that is restricted to an HPC workload
Microsoft HPC Pack 2008
The second DVD contains Microsoft HPC Pack 2008, which provides the additional interfaces, tools, and management infrastructure described below:
Systems Management
• The new Administration Console based on System Center UI framework integrates every aspect of cluster management.
• Node grouping allows administrators to categorize and batch operations on compute nodes.
• Monitoring heat map allows viewing cluster status at-a-glance.
• Scriptable control of cluster using Windows PowerShell and other command-line tools.
• High availability for multiple head nodes.
• Improved compute node provisioning using Windows Deployment Services.
• Built-in support for cluster-wide updating.
• Built-in system diagnostics.
• Built-in cluster reporting.
• Extensible reporting, allowing for job scheduling analysis using external database tools like SQL Server Analysis Services.
• Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 Management Pack.
Job Scheduling
• Integration with WCF, allowing SOA application developers to harness the power of parallel computing offered by HPC solutions.
• Job scheduling granularity at processor core, processor socket, and compute node levels.
• Performance improvements for large clusters.
• Support for external databases for Job Scheduling.
• New job scheduling policies.
• Support for Open Grid Forum’s HPC Basic Profile interface for Job Scheduler interoperability.
Networking and MPI
• NetworkDirect, a new Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) network interface providing dramatic performance improvements for MPI applications running over high-speed fabrics.
• Improved Network Configuration Wizard.
• New shared memory MS-MPI implementation for multicore servers.
• MS-MPI integrated with Event Tracing for Windows.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2c6db4f3-b604-461f-9170-43e9cee062c5&DisplayLang=en

Impact of Groove on a Network for TechNet

Brief Description

Discusses the impact of Groove systems on a network

Overview

This paper presents information about how Groove communicates on the network, provides some best practices for running Groove on your network, and introduce some basic communication troubleshooting steps.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7258c08f-7ca3-485d-8134-cfd9a013f38f&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Response Point 1.0 Service Pack 1

Brief Description

Microsoft® Response Point™ is phone system software designed for small businesses with 1 to 50 employees. The intuitive management programs, voice-activated user interface, and rich feature set make Response Point easy to configure, manage, and use. D-Link, Syspine, and Aastra offer complete systems that are bundled in affordable starter packages.

Overview

Microsoft® Response Point™ 1.0 Service Pack 1 (SP1) introduces new-and-improved features that expand your voice service options, empower the administrator to better manage the system, and enhance the phone system experience for everyday users and callers.
In Service Pack 1, Response Point is equipped with a VoIP gateway that allows you to set up cost-saving VoIP service, offered through Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSPs). With VoIP service, you can configure direct-dial numbers so that your business can have multiple phone numbers, without the hassle and cost of setting up new analog phone lines. Configure VoIP service, analog service, or a combination of both voice services—in SP1, the choice is now yours.
Response Point Administrator gives you more control over how you manage the system. In this service pack, you can monitor and analyze call activity; upgrade phones and phone line adapters when the hardware manufacturer releases the latest firmware; customize answers to questions that callers frequently ask the Automated Receptionist; restrict access on phones in common areas; and play music for callers waiting in park.
Response Point Assistant improves the overall experience for everyday users and callers. In this service pack, you can click-to-call contacts with just two mouse-clicks; specify the most cost-effective voice service for your contacts; and view in-call and parked-call status, so that you can see whether other users are on or off the phone, and whether any parked calls are waiting to be retrieved.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=402cdc7c-700c-4b97-a47f-2442e06f90ee&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB954920) - English

Brief Description
Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=32d4e3a7-8cc1-4975-94f4-2b04603d0208&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=dd233b5d-0a8f-4c20-b524-2522546a6f5c&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2be8e665-77e1-46db-971c-17258595a37a&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB952685)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve a deadlock in the Windows Management Instrumentation Service (WMI).

Overview

Install this update to resolve a deadlock in the Windows Management Instrumentation Service (WMI). After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6067821f-f63d-4041-8c5d-6947657addc5&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ae45c84a-7331-4bd4-9999-1f9c2464b1e1&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB952685)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve a deadlock in the Windows Management Instrumentation Service (WMI).

Overview

Install this update to resolve a deadlock in the Windows Management Instrumentation Service (WMI). After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=aed5b680-9b16-4b2b-a11f-6a8820fa66a1&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6ad20990-5c8c-4fc3-a884-2a8e70cb892f&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e3ccccb2-67cd-4082-bbb7-9ac71da8ca6e&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=0fad9615-cfd2-4b30-aa90-e4cbe7a63200&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=a8a0d9c2-3c41-47c4-8706-3b18806dcf25&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB952685)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve a deadlock in the Windows Management Instrumentation Service (WMI).

Overview

Install this update to resolve a deadlock in the Windows Management Instrumentation Service (WMI). After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9da105fb-bce0-47fe-95d4-66b70286a185&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows XP (KB954920)

Brief Description

In some instances, applications using WDAC may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations.

Overview

There are more than 80 new or newly revised Windows collations now available in SQL Server 2008. In some instances, applications using Windows Data Access Components (WDAC), formerly known as Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), may return errors and lose connections to SQL Server 2008 servers if they try to access data in the new collations. Install this update to patch the client application to handle the new collations correctly.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=16332629-da01-4763-8abc-5243286db3b3&DisplayLang=en

Hyper-V Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB956589)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve potential issues when you manage Hyper-V with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM).

Overview

Install this update to resolve potential issues when you manage Hyper-V with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM). After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fd44b4e3-2dcc-4299-b345-bc09a9a37b60&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB956774)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

Overview

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Vista Service Pack 1. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1f7ea7f4-c28d-4358-bdf1-92f345147a13&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista (KB956774)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Vista Service Pack 1.

Overview

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Vista Service Pack 1. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e8d89c80-3d82-4c7b-b63e-bfaf77dc394f&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB956774)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Server 2008.

Overview

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Server 2008. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9ec9dbb9-82ad-4d34-9267-76a0126a8f18&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB956774)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Server 2008.

Overview

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Server 2008. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=56dc2482-5ad9-4588-8a02-8a3c3ea00fc4&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB956710)

Brief Description

Install this update to enhance Hyper-V role's support for processors and virtual machines to now support up to 24 logical processors and 192 virtual machines.

Overview

Install this update to enhance Hyper-V role's support for processors and virtual machines to now support up to 24 logical processors and 192 virtual machines. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fe36823a-7e5a-4262-9bf5-d6b3ae3ad375&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB956774)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Server 2008.

Overview

Install this update to resolve the scenario where a Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) client cannot handle files that have paths that contain the volume GUID in Windows Server 2008. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=28dfde7f-3b65-4a0e-bc06-05b23d241019&DisplayLang=en

Windows Springboard Series: Microsoft User State Virtualization

Brief Description

Windows Springboard Series: Microsoft User State Virtualization
Jason Leznek, Senior Product Manager in the Windows Client division, discusses User Roaming Profiles and Folder Redirection in Windows, highlighting the differences between Windows Vista and Windows XP.

Overview

Jason Leznek, Senior Product Manager in the Windows Client division, discusses User Roaming Profiles and Folder Redirection in Windows, highlighting the differences between Windows Vista and Windows XP.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=41250198-7edb-4087-90fb-af354f6cabaa&DisplayLang=en

Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications

Brief Description

Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications is a tool to help reduce software piracy. This tool will confirm that the copy of Windows installed on the PC is genuine and properly licensed. If it is not genuine, the tool will provide periodic reminders to help you take the appropriate action.

Overview

This is the most current release of Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications. We encourage you to upgrade to this version. This release includes enhanced features that reflect ongoing input from customers, as well as Microsoft’s continually improving anti-piracy technology.
Specific features of this version include:

  • Improved Setup – An updated installation wizard for this package provides a new end-user license agreement and shows validation results immediately at the end of the installation process. No reboot is required following installation, and future updates to WGA Notifications will be received automatically.
  • Persistent desktop notification - This is an image that will appear over the system tray if your copy of Windows is not genuine. You can interact with icons underneath this image, but you will not be able to interact with the image itself or hide it from view. The persistent notification will continue to display until your copy of Windows is genuine.
  • Black desktop background – After installing this release of Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications on a copy of Windows XP that fails validation, the desktop will be changed at the next logon to a plain black background. You will be able to reset this to any wallpaper or other background color, but every 60 minutes the desktop will be reset to black until your copy of Windows is genuine. This plain black background emphasizes the new persistent desktop notification.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f89b6508-bf26-4a5e-84eb-11c35a249d7a&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft BizTalk Server Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007

Brief Description

The BizTalk Server Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007 provides monitoring for BizTalk Server 2006 and 2006 R2.

Overview

The BizTalk Server Management Pack for Operations Manager provides comprehensive discovery and monitoring of BizTalk Server components and applications. In addition to general support for BizTalk Server 2006, BizTalk Server 2006 R2, this management pack provides coverage for new BizTalk Server 2006 R2 features, such as the native EDI runtime and RFID.
Feature Bullet Summary:
This management pack focuses on the following key scenarios which are discussed further in the management pack guide provided within the download:

  • Suspended Message Alerts
  • Alert Suppression Policy
  • BAM Technical Assistance Alerts
  • BizTalk Message Boxes and Hosts
  • Orchestration Failures
  • Service Monitoring
  • Application Monitoring
  • Monitoring of various aspects of RFID

Management Pack Release History:

  • 7/30/2007 - Version 6.0.5000.0 - Initial Release for OpsMgr 2007
  • 4/14/2008 - Version 6.0.6278.16 - Release native MP
  • 9/23/2008 - Version 6.0.6411.0 – Updated Release of MP. Delete any previous versions of BizTalk Server Management Packs before importing this BizTalk Server Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007. Refer to the MP guide for details on the changes in this release.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=389fcb89-f4cf-46d7-bc6e-57830d234f91&DisplayLang=en

Troubleshooting replication with repadmin

Brief Description

This document describes how to use the Repadmin.exe tool to monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot common replication problems in your Active Directory environment.

Overview

This document describes how to use the Repadmin.exe tool to monitor, diagnose, and troubleshoot common replication problems in your Active Directory environment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c6054092-ee1e-4b57-b175-5aabde591c5f&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Update (KB956124)

Brief Description

Fix for the issues faced while trying to mount VHD Files using VHDMount.exe, after applying the update 948515 on Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1.

Overview

This update includes the fix for the issue described in article 953482: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953482 .
The issue is seen after installing the update 948515 on a computer that is running Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1). The user might experience problems while trying to mount Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) files by using the Vhdmount.exe tool. For example, on running the vhdmount /m vhd file command or the vhdmount /p vhd file command, the following error message may come:
    The specified operation could not be completed as an unexpected error has occurred.
This issue occurs because the Vhdstor.sys driver is not successfully upgraded to version 1.1.623.0 after installing update 948515.
After installing this update, user will not encounter the aforementioned issue.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=886876b7-e17c-4429-85da-f623506c5f2c&DisplayLang=en

Getting Started with Windows Small Business Server 2008 (poster)

Brief Description

This poster provides an overview of the installation and setup process.

Overview

This poster provides an overview of the installation and setup process.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e3409af2-c1f4-48e5-bc98-99518f01e0b0&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB951308)

Brief Description

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role.

Overview

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c614376d-477a-4bd9-8559-3c8b91f90998&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB951308)

Brief Description

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role.

Overview

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role. This update can be installed if your Windows Vista operating system has the Windows Server 2008 Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=297947b7-b0d3-4863-8fa6-bb78e538b75a&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista (KB951308)

Brief Description

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role.

Overview

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role. This update can be installed if your Windows Vista operating system has the Windows Server 2008 Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) installed. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f6ebfcc4-1f87-4d67-af91-e80d91f9d99f&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB951308)

Brief Description

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role.

Overview

Install this update for increased functionality and virtual machine control in the Windows Server 2008 Failover Cluster Management console for the Hyper-V role. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ee62d32b-13a9-473c-999e-633634216d1c&DisplayLang=en

Migrate to Microsoft Online Services

Brief Description

This document describes how to migrate your on-premise Exchange Server mailboxes and POP3 and IMAP4 mailboxes to Exchange Online.

Overview

This document describes how to migrate your on-premise Exchange Server mailboxes and POP3 and IMAP4 mailboxes to Exchange Online.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=25350815-5c57-441a-b7fb-329ff5fe14b3&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft® RoundTable™ Manuals

Brief Description

Online copies of the printed Microsoft® RoundTable™ Setup Guide, Regulatory Information

Overview

This download contains the online copies of the printed Microsoft RoundTable Setup Guide and Regulatory Information.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c3d510a4-50e0-4346-a0aa-f591984616fc&DisplayLang=en

Systems Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1 Documentation

Brief Description

This download contains documentation for System Center Operations Manager 2007 SP1.

Overview

This download contains the following documentation for System Center Operations Manager 2007:

  • Operations Manager 2007 Operations Guide:
    This guide is a comprehensive resource that can be used to understand and use your Operations Manager 2007 implementation to your best advantage. It teaches the Operations Manager administrator what to do after successfully deploying Operations Manager for the first time as well as serving as a reference for ongoing maintenance.
  • Operations Manager 2007 Deployment Guide:
    This guide steps you through the deployment process for System Center Operations Manager 2007.
  • The Operations Manager 2007 Design Guide:
    This guide takes the reader through the necessary steps to develop a complete architectural plan for their OpsMgr2007 implementation.
  • Operations Manager 2007 Migration Guide:
    This guide is intended to help you understand the migration process from Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 (MOM 2005) to Operations Manager 2007 and the tools that are used in the process.
  • Operations Manager 2007 Report Authoring Guide:
    This guide provides an overview of the Operations Manager reporting feature, including procedures for generating pre-populated reports and authoring custom reports. There is also reference information for users looking to create custom reports.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d826b836-59e5-4628-939e-2b852ed79859&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB953582)

Brief Description

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry.

Overview

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1d0d427f-958a-4798-9350-4814b02f06c1&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB953582)

Brief Description

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry.

Overview

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Server 2008 License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=90a65402-54fb-41b7-af77-173bddcda340&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista (KB953582)

Brief Description

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry.

Overview

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f0a5c139-1bfe-47f1-a7e1-0adb7c25faf9&DisplayLang=en

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB953582)

Brief Description

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry.

Overview

Install this update to register extensions under the IQueryForm registry entry. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c7ec2134-f154-4440-a9d2-6a6d799a779a&DisplayLang=en

ADMT v3.1 Guide: Migrating and Restructuring Active Directory Domains

Brief Description

Guidance on performing migration of domains using the Active Directory Migration Tool.

Overview

This guide assists Active Directory administrators in performing domain migration through the use of the Active Directory Migration Tool.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6d710919-1ba5-41ca-b2f3-c11bcb4857af&DisplayLang=en

Windows HPC Partner Datasheets

Brief Description

Improve your productivity by combining Windows HPC with partner solutions.

Overview

Learn more about Microsoft partners' full-feature configurations that use Windows HPC for cost-effective, scalable, and easy to use solutions that are capable of performing intensive calculations at enhanced processing speeds.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=32271f6e-3cf0-4654-ab5f-4c2a2dff2767&DisplayLang=en

Volume Activation 2.0 Technical Guidance

Brief Description

Technical documentation for planning, deployment, and operations of Volume Activation 2.0 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Includes the Volume Activation 2.0 Overview Guide, Planning Guide, Deployment Guide, Operations Guide, Resources, FAQ and Technical Attributes.

Overview
  • Volume Activation 2.0 Overview Guide, Planning Guide, Deployment Guide, Operations Guide - Provides planning, deployment and operational guidance for activating volume editions of Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.
  • Volume Activation 2.0 Resources - Provides a list of resources for Volume Activation 2.0.
  • Volume Activation 2.0 FAQ - Answers to frequently asked questions about Volume Activation 2.0.
  • Volume Activation 2.0 Technical Attributes - Spreadsheet detailing Volume Activation 2.0 technical attributes.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9893f83e-c8a5-4475-b025-66c6b38b46e3&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 with SP1 Hotfix KB 950614

Brief Description

This download contains an update for Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 with SP1.

Overview

This hotfix download for Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 with SP1 is described in the Knowledge Base article 950614.
NOTE: The Hotfix described in Knowledge Base article 911996 for Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 with SP1 must be installed prior to installing Hotfix KB 950614.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=327c9224-e1e8-45f7-a527-195c73ef49b3&DisplayLang=en

Solutions & Solution Development

Windows Springboard Series: AppV™ Application Virtualization

Brief Description

Windows Springboard Series: AppV™ Application Virtualization
Karri Alexion-Tiernan, Director in the Windows Client division, unveils the latest version of this technology for virtualizing applications to reduce application-to-application conflicts and improve manageability.

Overview

Karri Alexion-Tiernan, Director in the Windows Client division, unveils the latest version of this technology for virtualizing applications to reduce application-to-application conflicts and improve manageability.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ecd08886-fdd4-4812-997a-8dbec51837de&DisplayLang=en

Headers and Libraries for Windows Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2

Brief Description

This package contains header files and libraries to help you develop Windows applications that use Windows Internet Explorer.

Overview

This package contains header files and libraries to help you develop Windows applications that use Windows Internet Explorer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7697525c-e7ea-4e82-8785-a205543800d4&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD

Brief Description

This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Overview

The Microsoft VHD Test Drive Program provides customers with an enhanced server-based software evaluation experience that’s faster, better supported and more flexible. You can now access the entire catalog of pre-configured Microsoft and partner products and solutions in the VHD format and start evaluating and testing today from www.microsoft.com/vhd.
This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is an integrated suite of server capabilities that can help improve organizational effectiveness by providing comprehensive content management and enterprise search, accelerating shared business processes, and facilitating information-sharing across boundaries for better business insight. Office SharePoint Server 2007 supports all intranet, extranet, and Web applications across an enterprise within one integrated platform, instead of relying on separate fragmented systems. Additionally, this collaboration and content management server provides IT professionals and developers with the platform and tools they need for server administration, application extensibility, and interoperability.
This fully functional pre-configured VHD provides you a trial software will automatically expire after 30 days.
This is a preconfigured virtual machine contained within the Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) format. Virtual Server 2005 R2 is required to run this VHD. Please refer to the system requirements section for more details.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=67f93dcb-ada8-4db5-a47b-df17e14b2c74&DisplayLang=en

Documentation for Composite Application Guidance for WPF–June 2008

Brief Description

The Composite Application Guidance for WPF is designed to help you more easily build enterprise-level Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) client applications. This guidance will help you design and build flexible composite WPF client applications.

Overview

The Composite Application Guidance for WPF is designed to help you more easily build enterprise-level Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) client applications. It will help you design and build flexible composite WPF client applications—composite applications use loosely coupled, independently evolvable pieces that work together in the overall application.
What this guide covers:

  • Key challenges in building composite applications and guidance on the solutions to solve these challenges
  • Software design patterns applied in the Composite Application Library
  • Candidate composite architecture that you can use to create your own baseline architecture
  • Stock Trader Reference Implementation, which demonstrates an implementation of the baseline architecture
  • Technical implementation details of the Composite Application Library
  • How to design a UI for applications using the Composite Application Library
  • Pointers to the Hands-On Lab, QuickStarts, and How-to topics on MSDN

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e3e87bdc-fec1-4489-91fa-e1cf69721563&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Enterprise Evaluation: Trial Experience for IT Professionals

Brief Description

Download SQL Server 2008 180-day Trial Software. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is a database platform for large-scale online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and e-commerce applications; it is also a business intelligence platform for data analysis and reporting solutions.

Overview

SQL Server 2008 is a trusted, productive, and intelligent data platform for all your data needs. SQL Server 2008 delivers on Microsoft’s Data Platform vision by helping your organization manage any data, any place, any time. It enables you to store structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, such as documents, images and music, directly in the database. SQL Server 2008 delivers a rich set of integrated services that enable you to do more with your data such as query, search, synchronize, report, and analyze. Data can be stored and accessed in your largest servers within the data center all the way down to desktops and mobile devices, enabling you to have control over your data no matter where it is stored.
This fully functional trial software will automatically expire after six months. You can obtain the fully licensed version at any time.
For information about the different editions of SQL Server 2008, see the Editions page.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=265f08bc-1874-4c81-83d8-0d48dbce6297&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Enterprise Evaluation: Trial Experience for Developers

Brief Description

Download SQL Server 2008 180-day Trial Software. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is a database platform for large-scale online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and e-commerce applications; it is also a business intelligence platform for data analysis and reporting solutions.

Overview

SQL Server 2008 is a trusted, productive, and intelligent data platform for all your data needs. SQL Server 2008 delivers on Microsoft’s Data Platform vision by helping your organization manage any data, any place, any time. It enables you to store structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, such as documents, images and music, directly in the database. SQL Server 2008 delivers a rich set of integrated services that enable you to do more with your data such as query, search, synchronize, report, and analyze. Data can be stored and accessed in your largest servers within the data center all the way down to desktops and mobile devices, enabling you to have control over your data no matter where it is stored.
This fully functional trial software will automatically expire after six months. You can obtain the fully licensed version at any time.
For information about the different editions of SQL Server 2008, see the Editions page.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6b10c7c1-4f97-42c4-9362-58d4d088cd38&DisplayLang=en

.NET Rocks! - Live from devLink 2008!

Brief Description

Carl and Richard break out the microphone during Karaoke night (don't worry) at the DoubleTree bar in Murphreesboro, TN, to talk to staff and attendees of the devLink Technical Conference (August 22-23).

Overview

The devLink Technical Conference provides technical content of interest to Software Developers, Solution Architects, Database Administrators, Project Managers, Business Analysts, Technology Executives and IT professionals looking for the latest and greatest content. You will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts from around the world. You'll get cutting edge techniques to solve your development challenges today and build the next generation applications of tomorrow. No other local event, no corporate trainers, no one else will compare to devLink's standard of excellence and commitment to real-world, practical information designed to take your skills to the next level. Not

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b493e320-931c-4328-b87a-fb59f48d3ceb&DisplayLang=en

Web Development Archives: WebBrowser and MSHTML

Brief Description

Archived Samples for Internet Explorer
Archived content. No warranty is made as to technical accuracy. Content may contain URLs that were valid when originally published, but now link to sites or pages that no longer exist.

Overview

This section contains a variety of archived samples to assist IT Professionals and Web Developers. All samples may be downloaded.
Colbtn.exe
The COLBTN example shows a control that accesses and changes the HTML document in which it is contained.
DrillerMFC.exe and DrillerVB.exe
There are two Drill samples, both do the same thing, however one is written using MFC and the other is written using Visual Basic. The Driller (MFC) sample is an MFC based control host, that hosts the WebBrowser Control as part of another application. The buttons and address input are supplied by the hosting application and commands are sent to the WebBrowser control on the form. Entering a URL in the address field on the form will result in the WebBrowser control navigating to that page. Additionally, the Drill samples show how a hosting application can "drill" into the WebBrowser control and investigate the loaded HTML document. In this case the host walks the ALL collection of the document object of the loaded html page using Dynamic HTML and populate a list box with each element encountered.
Edannotator.exe
The Edit Designer Annotator sample implements an IHTMLEditDesigner interface that enables the user to read, add, and modify comments in a document. It demonstrates important features of edit designer implementation.
EditCommands.exe
The MSHTML Editor provides a full complement of commands that enable you to modify a document. The commands to edit a document operate on the current selection. They enable you to perform many font and page customization tasks
EditFeatures.exe
You can activate a number of optional features to enhance the MSHTML Editor's default behavior. The commands used to modify the Editor's behavior can be used from C++. Most of these commands work only when the browser is in design mode. They are turned off when the Editor is deactivated or the WebBrowser navigates to a new page.
EditGlyphs.exe
Editing glyphs are images that represent the tags formatting a Web page. Editing glyphs give users visual clues about the structure of a page, and enable users to do more precise editing than they could without glyphs. The MSHTML Editor enables you to represent most tags with your own custom images. However, some tags can't have glyph images. For instance, a TABLE tag can be assigned an image to show where the table as a whole is anchored in the document, but images cannot be assigned to the tags that format within the table, like TD and TH. Custom glyphs can only be used from C++, and work only when DesignMode is "On."
EditHost.exe
IHTMLEdit Host provides a way to control how elements are resized and moved when the user grabs and drags the handles on a control element. For instance, you could cause an element to resize or move by specific increments (a snap-to-grid feature), limit resizing to a minimum or maximum size, or constrain the area to which an element can be moved. The use of IHTMLEditHost is limited to applications hosting MSHTML or the WebBrowser control. IHTMLEditHost cannot be used with binary behaviors or rendering behaviors.
Edmonitor.exe
An edit designer is a COM component that allows you to customize the MSHTML Editor. The only interface an edit designer must implement is IHTMLEditDesigner, which has four methods that act as callback routines. The MSHTML Editor calls these methods in response to events occurring in the Editor.
Htmldlg.exe
HTML Dialog is a simple example that demonstrates how to use the ShowHTMLDialog function. This example shows how to use the function and pass parameters to and receive parameters from an HTML dialog box. The HTML source also shows how to access the parameters that are passed into the dialog box and set the return parameters from the dialog box using script. The HTML source for the dialog box is contained as a resource in the application itself and is accessed using the res: protocol.
RenderBehave.exe
Rendering behaviors enable you to perform custom drawing on a Web page using the Graphics Device Interface (GDI) or a drawing object such as Microsoft® DirectDraw® or Microsoft® Direct3D®. You might use rendering behaviors to provide a custom background or highlighting for elements, for instance, or to provide guidelines for laying out a page in a what you see is what you get (WYSIWYG) editor.
Walkall.exe
This WALKALL sample demonstrates the use of MSHTML as a UI-less HTML parser.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ae22e7a9-611f-4112-8b17-0980412d07a5&DisplayLang=en

HPC Pack 2008 SDK

Brief Description

The Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 SDK was designed to provide the tools and content necessary to write parallel applications for the Windows HPC Server 2008 platform.

Overview

Microsoft HPC Server 2008 (HPC) provides secure, scalable cluster resource management, a job scheduler, and a Message Passing Interface (MPI) stack for parallel programming. HPC includes the Microsoft HPC Pack 2008 SDK that you can use to write client applications that interact with the job scheduler. You can use the SDK to schedule jobs on Microsoft HPC Server 2008 and later servers; you cannot use this SDK to schedule jobs on Microsoft Compute Cluster Server 2003 (CCS). For complete details on the SDK, see Microsoft HPC Pack on MSDN.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=12887da1-9410-4a59-b903-693116bfd30e&DisplayLang=en

DHTML Behaviors Archive

Brief Description

Archived Samples for Internet Explorer
Archived content. No warranty is made as to technical accuracy. Content may contain URLs that were valid when originally published, but now link to sites or pages that no longer exist.

Overview

This section contains a variety of archived samples to assist IT Professionals and Web Developers. All samples may be downloaded.
Calendar.exe
The calendar behavior is used to provide a quick and easy method for users to find and select a date. It can be used in any situation where date input is required, such as on a web page form, in utilities, or in applications.
Colorpick.exe
The colorpick behavior adds a color palette control to a Web page. The color palette allows users to select a specific color from the visual control. Selected colors are submitted as hexadecimal values if the control is embedded within a form.
Coolbar.exe
This behavior implements an Explorer-style toolbar.
Dataselect.exe
The dataselect behavior adds databinding capabilities to the SELECT element. Web pages that include a data source object can use dataselect to populate pull down menus and multi-select menus with field values from the data source.
Menu.exe
The menu behavior allows authors to create expanding and collapsing menus on Web pages. Each menu node can enclose other nodes or standard HTML elements, such as an anchor.
Imagerollover.exe
The imageRollover behavior provides a script-free method for web page authors to add rollover effects to images. It also adds limited button-like behavior by allowing the author to specify a replacement image in response to user click. The images used in this behavior will be downloaded and cached after the page loads, or sooner if they are needed in response to a user action. All methods and events are provided by the familiar events normally provided by an image.
Mask.exe
The mask edit behavior is applied to INPUT elements that allow data entry to provide a combination of restricted input as well as formatted output. When information is entered, visual cues are provided about the type of acceptable information, and feedback about incorrect entries. The behavior can be applied to many common types of forms fields, such as date, time, monetary, percentage and phone number formats. These masks can be applied through one of several preset formats.
Movable.exe
This behavior allows the web author to make page elements moveable via the mouse or through script. The movement can be limited to a set area, or to horizontal or vertical movement only.
MPC.exe
The mpc behavior adds a multipage control to a Web page. Authors can easily organize information using a common interface that is familiar to most users. Each page is accessed by a tab, which can be rendered at the top or bottom of the control.
Rowover.exe
This behavior adds striping, hovering and other useful features to regular and data-bound table rows.
Slider.exe
The slider behavior inserts a slider control into a Web page and is a method for Web authors to allow users to select a value from a gradient. A slider can be placed on the page with a vertical or horizontal orientation. Values are selected by dragging the slider with the mouse. Tick marks are provided according to an author-specified range.
Tooltips.exe
The ToolTip behavior enables authors to add a ToolTip to any element on the page. HTML, including images and CSS formatting, can be included in the ToolTip. Authors may also control the placement and duration of the ToolTip.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e50d0d0c-279d-4b78-81cd-b106ebe65c36&DisplayLang=en

Virtual Earth Map Control SDK 6.2

Brief Description

This software development kit (SDK) provides programming reference and how-to topics for getting started with the Virtual Earth map control.

Overview

This software development kit (SDK) provides programming reference and how-to topics for getting started with the map control for Virtual Earth™. You can use this control to build your own Web sites that use Virtual Earth maps.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=09905eea-f8d4-4af3-bb35-b479bf342e1e&DisplayLang=en

Virtual Earth Web Services SDK 1.0

Brief Description

This software development kit (SDK) provides programming reference and how-to topics for getting started with the Virtual Earth Web Services.

Overview

This software development kit (SDK) provides programming reference and how-to topics for getting started with the Virtual Earth™ Web Services.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=d20e16ef-5934-4ea0-bc04-ba6a0dc5f709&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft® Silverlight™ Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (RC0)

Brief Description

Release Candidate
Add-on for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 for developing Silverlight 2 applications

Overview

This package is an add-on for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 to provide tooling for Microsoft Silverlight 2. It can be installed on top of either Visual Studio 2008 SP1 or Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1, and it provides a Silverlight project system for developing Silverlight applications using C# or Visual Basic.
This download will install the following:

  • Silverlight 2 developer runtime
  • Silverlight 2 software development kit
  • KB956453 for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
    and/or
    KB956485 for Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1
  • Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1
    and/or
    Silverlight Tools for Visual Web Developer 2008 Express with SP1

Silverlight Tools for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 includes:

  • Visual Basic and C# Project templates
  • Intellisense and code generators for XAML
  • XAML design preview
  • Debugging of Silverlight applications
  • Remote debugging of Silverlight applications for Mac
  • Web reference support
  • WCF Templates
  • Team Build and command line build support
  • Integration with Expression Blend

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c22d6a7b-546f-4407-8ef6-d60c8ee221ed&DisplayLang=en

Windows Vista Dictation Resource Kit

Brief Description

Tool to allow for the creation of custom speech recognition dictation language models.

Overview

Tool to allow for the creation of custom speech recognition dictation language models.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b5920ef3-ff03-453f-902c-eae618987ff9&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Help Update (On-Premise Edition)

Brief Description

Updated Help files for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (On-Premise Edition), Help version 4.2.

Overview

The Microsoft Dynamics CRM documentation team has updated the Help for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 based on feedback from customers and partners. In this update, you will find expanded information and clarifications in many topics, as well as bug fixes and new topics to support late-breaking product features.
Note: This update is not available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Service Provider Edition, and is not necessary for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online.
There are five download options:

  1. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 server update for 32-bit systems
  2. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 server update for 64-bit systems
  3. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 for Microsoft Office Outlook with Offline Access update
  4. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Language Pack updates for 32-bit systems (applies to both server and client components)
  5. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Language Pack updates for 64-bit systems

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=31db715d-eb10-4fe9-9762-3c768011dfdb&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Expression Media 2 Scripting Guide for Windows

Brief Description

The following examples demonstrate how to programmatically control Microsoft Expression Media using automation from Visual Basic, C#, VBScript or JavaScript.

Overview

The following examples demonstrate how to programmatically control Microsoft Expression Media using automation from Visual Basic, C#, VBScript or JavaScript.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c0845865-b7c3-4dd5-b549-45a8b6f7e8f9&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Expression Blend™ 2 Service Pack 1 Preview

Brief Description

Expression Blend 2 SP1 allows you to harness the power of XAML, .NET and Silverlight 2 to deliver compelling user experiences for both connected desktops and the web.

Overview

Expression Blend 2 is your tool for harnessing the power of XAML, .NET framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and Silverlight 2 to deliver compelling user experiences for connected desktops and the web. Seamless collaboration with developers allows ideas to be realized quickly while you retain full creative control over the design.
Help us improve Expression Blend by reporting any technical issues. For more insight into Expression Blend, please see the Expression team blog.
Installation Instructions

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=3ae4dc3a-61aa-41f4-a9b8-4334a76fa447&DisplayLang=en

Win Embedded Epson case study

Brief Description

Win Embedded Epson case study

Overview

Win Embedded Epson case study

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c7c53bb2-fea1-4486-94fe-e0e158581cac&DisplayLang=en

MSDN Community Distribution CD September 2008

Brief Description

MSDN Community Distribution CD Image Download

Overview

Download our Community Distribution CDs as ISO images, burn and distribute them among your friends and colleagues.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=77e84af8-bcb6-404a-af05-96cc36f5ade7&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 White Paper: Testing Guidance

Brief Description

This paper includes basic testing guidance provided by the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 internal development team in support of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) building product extensions.

Overview

ISVs and implementation partners typically do not have much guidance or tools available to help in their efforts to guarantee a quality deployment for customers. This paper is a first step in providing some guidance.
There are many factors that impact the quality of software. This paper will address only a few factors that are typically associated with the discipline of software testing. The remainder of the paper has the following sections:

  • Don’t Test Quality In
  • Testing Approaches
  • To Automate or Not to Automate?

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ec0c1650-ef44-45e9-ade9-57f28c39a051&DisplayLang=en

Visual Studio Team System 2005 Team Explorer

Brief Description

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2005 Team Explorer is a simplified Visual Studio Team System 2005 environment used solely to access Team Foundation Server services.

Overview

Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2005 Team Explorer can be used as a standalone rich client for accessing Visual Studio Team System 2005 Team Foundation Server. It enables users to join the software development life cycle with integrated support for source control, work item tracking, build management, and detailed reports showing bug trends, project velocity and quality indicators.
You must have a Team Foundation Server Client Access License (CAL) to use Team Explorer to access a Team Foundation Server.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=46473c2a-bb85-4461-bb27-4792a5def222&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Feature Pack, August 2008

Brief Description

Download the 2008 Feature Pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2008, a collection of stand-alone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server 2008.

Overview

The Feature Pack is a collection of stand-alone install packages that provide additional value for SQL Server 2008. It includes the latest versions of:

  • Redistributable components for SQL Server 2008.
  • Add-on providers for SQL Server 2008.
  • Backward compatibility components for SQL Server 2008.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c6c3e9ef-ba29-4a43-8d69-a2bed18fe73c&DisplayLang=en

BizTalk Server 2006 R2 Documentation

Brief Description

Newly released documentation for BizTalk Server 2006 R2 in two formats: CHM and HxS.

Overview

This download includes updated and new content for BizTalk Server 2006 R2.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4e6a9d40-dbfc-4474-826a-ddeca287e57d&DisplayLang=en

Security, Policy & Compliance

Update for Root Certificates

Brief Description

This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program.

Overview

This item updates the list of root certificates on your computer to the list that is accepted by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Root Certificate Program. Adding additional root certificates to your computer enables you to use Extended Validation (EV) certificates in Internet Explorer 7, a greater range of security enhanced Web browsing, encrypted e-mail, and security enhanced code delivery. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. Once you have installed this item, it cannot be removed.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f814ec0e-ee7e-435e-99f8-20b44d4531b0&DisplayLang=en

Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista (KB943729)

Brief Description

Multiple Group Policy Preferences have been added to the Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Management Console (which are also available through the Remote Server Administration Toolset (RSAT) for Windows Vista SP1).

Overview

Multiple Group Policy Preferences have been added to the Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Management Console (which are also available through the Remote Server Administration Toolset (RSAT) for Windows Vista SP1). Group Policy Preferences enable information technology professionals to configure, deploy, and manage operating system and application settings they previously were not able to manage using Group Policy. After you install this update, your computer will be able to process the new Group Policy Preference extensions. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ab60dc87-884c-46d5-82cd-f3c299dac7cc&DisplayLang=en

Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows Vista x64 Edition (KB943729)

Brief Description

Multiple Group Policy Preferences have been added to the Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Management Console (which are also available through the Remote Server Administration Toolset (RSAT) for Windows Vista SP1).

Overview

Multiple Group Policy Preferences have been added to the Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Management Console (which are also available through the Remote Server Administration Toolset (RSAT) for Windows Vista SP1). Group Policy Preferences enable information technology professionals to configure, deploy, and manage operating system and application settings they previously were not able to manage using Group Policy. After you install this update, your computer will be able to process the new Group Policy Preference extensions. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.
This update is provided to you and licensed under the Windows Vista License Terms.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b10a7af4-8bee-4adc-8bbe-9949df77a3cf&DisplayLang=en

Group Policy ADM Files

Brief Description

This page provides a complete set of current and previously shipped Administrative Template files (.adm files) included by default in Windows operating system and service pack releases, beginning with Windows 2000.

Overview

Administrative Template files are used to populate user interface settings in the Group Policy Object Editor, enabling administrators to manage registry-based policy settings. Each successive Windows operating system and service pack includes a newer version of these .adm files.
Previously, customers could only obtain the most recent .adm files by obtaining the latest service pack or operating system. Now, these .adm files are available directly from this page.
This page provides access to each version of the original .adm files that shipped with each operating system or service pack. Each set of .adm files is included in a Microsoft Installer (MSI) package, available for download from this page.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=92759d4b-7112-4b6c-ad4a-bbf3802a5c9b&DisplayLang=en

Administrative Templates (.admx) for Windows Vista

Brief Description

This page provides the complete set of Administrative Template (.admx) files for Windows Vista

Overview

Group Policy tools use Administrative template files to populate policy settings in the user interface. This allows administrators to manage registry-based policy settings.
This download includes the Administrative template released for Windows Vista, in the following languages:

  • ar-SA Arabic - Saudi Arabia
  • bg-BG Bulgarian - Bulgaria
  • cs-CZ Czech - Czech Republic
  • da-DK Danish - Denmark
  • de-DE German - Germany
  • el-GR Greek - Greece
  • en-US English - United States
  • es-ES Spanish - Spain
  • et-EE Estonian - Estonia
  • fi-FI Finnish - Finland
  • fr-FR French - France
  • he-IL Hebrew - Israel
  • hi-IN Hindi - India
  • hr-HR Croatian - Croatia
  • hu-HU Hungarian - Hungary
  • ja-JP Japanese - Japan
  • ko-KR Korean - Korea
  • lt-LT Lithuanian - Lithuania
  • lv-LV Latvian - Latvia
  • nb-NO Norwegian (Bokmål) - Norway
  • nl-NL Dutch - The Netherlands
  • pl-PL Polish - Poland
  • pt-BR Portuguese - Brazil
  • pt-PT Portuguese - Portugal
  • ro-RO Romanian - Romania
  • ru-RU Russian - Russia
  • sk-SK Slovak - Slovakia
  • sl-SI Slovenian - Slovenia
  • sv-SE Swedish - Sweden
  • th-TH Thai - Thailand
  • tr-TR Turkish - Turkey
  • uk-UA Ukrainian - Ukraine
  • zh-CN Chinese - China
  • zh-HK Chinese - Hong Kong SAR
  • zh-TW Chinese - Taiwan

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=05d0598b-95f9-4bdd-af36-b365d68ec5f6&DisplayLang=en

Administrative Templates (ADMX) for Windows Server 2008

Brief Description

This download details page provides the complete set of Administrative templates (ADMX) for Windows Server 2008. Additionally, there is a separate download that includes the ADMX and ADML files for Group Policy preferences.

Overview

Administrative templates provide Group Policy setting information for the items that appear under Administrative Templates. Group Policy tools use Administrative template files to populate policy settings in the user interface. This allows administrators to manage registry-based policy settings.
Administrative template files in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista are divided into ADMX (language-neutral) and ADML (language-specific) files. ADML files are XML-based ADM language files that are stored in a language-specific folder. By default, the %Systemroot%\PolicyDefinitions folder on a local computer stores all ADMX files, and ADML files for all languages that are enabled on the computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=927fc7e3-853c-410a-acb5-9062c76142fa&DisplayLang=en

ILM 2007 Getting Started Collection

Brief Description

MIIS 2003 Design Concepts for Implementing Reverse Joins
The Getting Started Collection introduces users to various features and functionality of ILM 2007.

Overview

The Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Manger 2007 Getting Started Collection is a set of documents that are designed to walk you through various features within ILM 2007. This document set is designed to be a learning aid for users that would like to learn or expand their ILM 2007 skills. Each document within the Getting Started Collection explains a collection of features or some functionality of ILM 2007 in a simplified environment. The environment is designed to help the user become familiar with ILM 2007 and its features in a time efficient manner. After reviewing and using the documents in the Getting Started Collection you should feel more comfortable with the identity features presented in ILM 2007.
We hope you find these documents useful. If you would like to discuss the content of this document or if you have any questions, feel free to post a message on the MIIS Technet Forum at: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=68184

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=11fb01bc-94a9-4404-bb90-ceca1a206e32&DisplayLang=en

Security Update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 (KB948110)

Brief Description

Security Update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 (KB948110)

Overview

A security issue has been identified in the SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 that could allow an attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4fd1f86a-94a2-43d8-9b0a-774c81426d9e&DisplayLang=en

Security Update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 (KB948111)

Brief Description

Security Update for SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 (KB948111)

Overview

A security issue has been identified in the SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 and MSDE 2000 that could allow an attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8316bc5e-8c2d-4710-8acc-b815ccc81cd4&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console Trial Version

Brief Description

Forefront Server Security Management Console allows administrators to easily manage Forefront Security for Exchange Server, Forefront Security for SharePoint, and Microsoft Antigen.

Overview

Forefront Server Security Management Console allows administrators to easily manage Forefront Security for Exchange Server, Forefront Security for SharePoint and Microsoft Antigen, providing a web-based console to centralize configuration and operation, automate the download and distribution of signature and scan engine updates, and generate comprehensive reports. Forefront Server Security Management Console also allows administrators to rapidly respond to outbreaks and update protection across enterprise deployments, improving organizational agility in responding to new threats. Through integration with Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft SQL Server, Forefront Server Security Management Console helps maintain reliability and performance of messaging and collaboration protection.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f9b669c6-6f9f-4c09-8457-c00b5b6ebd7a&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Antigen for Exchange with Antigen Spam Manager with SP1 Trial Software

Brief Description

The Messaging Security Suite includes Antigen for Exchange, Antigen for SMTP Gateways, and Antigen Spam Manager, and provides server-level protection against the latest e-mail threats.

Overview

The Messaging Security Suite includes Antigen for Exchange, Antigen for SMTP Gateways, and Antigen Spam Manager, and provides server-level protection against the latest e-mail threats.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=866b63bf-6207-4197-9c5d-511b7212e40c&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Antigen for SMTP Gateways with Antigen Spam Manager with SP1

Brief Description

The Messaging Security Suite includes Antigen for Exchange, Antigen for SMTP Gateways, and Antigen Spam Manager, and provides server-level protection against the latest e-mail threats.

Overview

The Messaging Security Suite includes Antigen for Exchange, Antigen for SMTP Gateways, and Antigen Spam Manager, and provides server-level protection against the latest e-mail threats.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f5c547d4-d457-43fa-9174-c1ddf4476cf3&DisplayLang=en

Other

Creating Business Values Through Collaboration

Brief Description

Creating Business Values Through Collaboration

Overview

Creating Business Values Through Collaboration
Michel Gambier,
General Manager,
Microsoft Asia Pacific

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=228a71ef-16f5-4450-a600-decbd97686d2&DisplayLang=en

Connecting People with Content Thru Enterprise Search

Brief Description

Connecting People with Content Thru Enterprise Search

Overview

Connecting People with Content Thru Enterprise Search
Charles Ho,
FAST Sales,
(Presentation Deck)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=72228b26-c345-4427-822d-88e3abb5aa2f&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Licensing

Brief Description

Microsoft Licensing

Overview

Microsoft Licensing
Raphael Erb,
General Manager,
SoftWareOne Pte Ltd

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e4909754-a63c-4d63-bb1c-8678510c9eb6&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Strategy Briefing: Collaboration Tools for High Performance Workplaces - Welcome Note

Brief Description

Microsoft Strategy Briefing: Collaboration Tools for High Performance Workplaces - Welcome Note

Overview

Microsoft Strategy Briefing: Collaboration Tools for High Performance Workplaces - Welcome Note
Sun Whye Mun
SMS&P Director
Microsoft Operations
(Presentation Deck)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=6a76f3db-9dc3-44ed-ba62-f95a35822eea&DisplayLang=en

Collaboration At Work - Microsoft IT Showcase

Brief Description

Collaboration At Work - Microsoft IT Showcase

Overview

Collaboration At Work - Microsoft IT Showcase
Noam Nathan,
Field IT Manager,
Microsoft Operations

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=27c60103-75ef-4f57-bf82-aef2717ad177&DisplayLang=en

Bank of Montreal and Windows HPC Case Study

Brief Description

Teams at BMO Financial Group Boost Productivity with Windows HPC Solution

Overview

Two separate groups within the Bank of Montreal (BMO) Capital Markets—part of the BMO Financial Group— perform millions of market simulations daily and needed an efficient high-performance computing solution.
Learn how Windows HPC provides the Bank of Montreal with a strategic HPC solution for increased productivity and growth with low cost of ownership.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b185f462-44ee-42cc-b876-371e842958ae&DisplayLang=en

CASPUR Windows HPC Case Study

Brief Description

Italian Supercomputing Center Reaches New User Communities with Windows-based HPC

Overview

CASPUR provides high-performance computing (HPC) services to academic, government, and research communities throughout Italy. Current users run UNIX and Linux applications to solve scientific problems. CASPUR is now expanding its HPC offerings by deploying a Windows HPC Server 2008 cluster. It expects to significantly
increase its user base and to develop and offer new HPC solutions that can easily be integrated into the Windows environment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c1926819-72bd-4182-ad03-fe99387828bb&DisplayLang=en

Biomedical Institute Speeds Researcher Productivity 600 Percent for Faster Insights

Brief Description

Windows HPC Server 2008 case study

Overview

Structural biology researchers at The Scripps Research Institute, a leading biomedical research center, used to process test results manually, inhibiting the pace of their work and limiting the time they could spend thinking creatively about their research. To boost productivity, they adopted a custom high-performance computing (HPC) solution based on Windows® HPC Server 2008. Now, test results are processed 600 percent faster, giving researchers the time they need to analyze their work more thoroughly and to identify more productive research directions. The HPC applications for the solution were created quickly and easily using Microsoft® development tools, and the entire solution life cycle is managed centrally and effectively by a single system developer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=9f18ab55-70ee-4383-8977-f8abcd5df57a&DisplayLang=en

EMEA case study resources

Brief Description

EMEA case study resources

Overview

Word and PowerPoint for GCRP programme

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=76cb47e0-546a-4212-9b4a-c58959427b0d&DisplayLang=en

EMEA Case Study Resources

Brief Description

Case Study Resources

Overview

Word documents and PowerPoint presentations for GCRP

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=7cbc1d01-bdfb-46af-acc1-8ce17ff50bcb&DisplayLang=en

Overcoming Your Company's Growing Pains

Brief Description

This white paper reviews business intelligence challenges and trends, demonstrates how the right BI solution can help, and explores how Microsoft Dynamics AX solves BI challenges.

Overview

This white paper reviews current trends and challenges and explores the advantages of an appropriate and effective BI solution in an ERP environment. It also discusses how Microsoft Dynamics® AX, along with other Microsoft technologies and integrated programs—such as Microsoft® Office PerformancePoint™ Server and Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server—can help organizations harness the potential of information, use it to empower everyone in the organization and supply chain, and turn the resulting insight into competitive advantage.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ebc35869-9982-4acf-bfd6-8923c9464465&DisplayLang=en

Singapore Academy of Law

Brief Description

Singapore Academy of Law Deploys CRM Technology to Better Serve Its 7000 Members

Overview

The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL) provides legal information and services to Singapore's legal community. With growing membership, more events and online services were introduced to keep up with increasing members' needs. As it lacks an integrated IT system, SAL faced the challenge of unreliable manual data entry processes and rising costs in maintaining its disparate IT systems. SAL wanted a new platform to meet its members' growing needs. It had to reduce data duplication caused by multiple points of data entry and improve data accuracy with a centralized database, streamline workflow, revamp its website, improve business and event management. With Microsoft Dynamics, SAL can meet these needs while integrating CRM and financial processes.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b833dede-d22d-4b8b-b1c6-2f878101491e&DisplayLang=en

Virtual Earth 3D (Beta)

Brief Description

Add realistic 3D capabilities to your online Live Search Maps.

Overview

Virtual Earth 3D brings you another step closer to knowing "what it is like out there". You can search, browse, and organize local information viewed in three dimensions, just the way it exists in the real world. This enables you to more effectively find the data that is relevant to you, making Live Maps more useful than ever. Even better -- it's just plain fun!

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=e9298080-50c4-4f2e-9fc4-4009074996ba&DisplayLang=en

Bringing Your Company's Business System Up to Date

Brief Description

This white paper explores how you can use Microsoft Dynamics AX to support rapid growth and drive business success.

Overview

Microsoft recently researched the experience of nearly 200 companies with more than 250 PCs that have deployed one or more of the applications in the Microsoft Dynamics line of business management solutions. Among these companies, a common issue was rapid growth. The pain points most often cited were manual processes that cause mistakes and inefficiencies, the need for more functionalities, an inability to scale to support growth, integration problems, especially with the growing number of customer and partner systems, and a lack of operational insight. This white paper explores how you can use Microsoft Dynamics AX to support rapid growth and drive business success.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=45547caf-36b1-4e41-af69-a39cc8e8a85c&DisplayLang=en

ibridge Case Study

Brief Description

This is Microsoft Services Premier case study.

Overview

This is Microsoft Services Premier case study.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=39cfdb8a-0689-44f8-9d11-b9eef6dc699a&DisplayLang=en

Welding Different Companies into a Business Powerhouse

Brief Description

Review the experiences of companies that grew through mergers and acquisitions and how Microsoft Dynamics can support you through scaling and functionality issues while increasing operational insight.

Overview

This white paper outlines the connectivity enhancements in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2009 that enable businesses to optimize legacy systems, automate business processes, and gain comprehensive, real-time insight into critical business data. With the ability to extend connectivity throughout the enterprise and across the supply chain, organizations can improve productivity, enhance partner and customer relationships, and manage the demands of growth and change.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=247c7f65-d355-4533-93d3-c6ae3f0518df&DisplayLang=en

Microsoft Pre-Split and Post-Split Closing Stock Prices

Brief Description

List of weekly closing stock prices.

Overview

List of weekly closing stock prices, including unadjusted prices and prices adjusted for all stock splits.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4c0b1e02-adf3-4e79-9534-f8b664d3f84c&DisplayLang=en