Clive Watson's Blog

Clive Watson, Datacenter Technical Specialist, Microsoft UK

September, 2006

  • Power Shell RC2 released

    Get the download from here and more information on the PowerShell blog
  • More blogs to read...in case you don't have enough

    Brett and the main MSDN PowerShell blog have had a similar tip recently (so it must be doubly good)...what I did notice was an entry which was linked to Flaphead.com excellent info on PowerShell to be had - I've subscribed. I also see Mark Russinovich...
  • SCVMM Self-Service FAQ update

    Thanks to Tony for SCVMM Self service information from the beta 1 FAQ. Lots of good information to read... Have a good weekend!
  • Question - on IE6

    I received this question in an email today, whilst it's not in my subject area - I think I have an answer, the question was: I scoured Microsoft's website for this information, but I couldn't find out how to configure a pop-up blocker in IE v. 6 for people...
  • SCVMM Part 11...did you miss it?

    I was post dating my latest SCVMM blog entry as it was a long one, and adding screen shots takes me a while, which meant that it actually appeared out of sequence on my blog. It actually appeared at the time I created the entry rather than the time I...
  • Microsoft and Cisco NAC Interoperability

    More details were released last week on how Microsoft NAP and Cisco NAC work together... News: Cisco and Microsoft Unveil Joint Architecture for NAC-NAP Interoperability Read this press release for information about the joint architecture that will enable...
  • Vista and file copies over high latency links

    My colleague Julius (who is going for the world record for time left between blog posts!) has been discussing this interesting Vista result recently. We tend to copy lots of images from the US to the UK daily, and previously used a Windows Server 2003...
  • PowerShell video

    I just found this great Technet video (60mins) which is a great overview for this technology, Brett and Paul mentioned a lot of the things in their blogs recently that are also covered in this video...some of the demos are slightly hard to view at the...
  • Local Live - new version

    I've been a fan of local.live.com for a while, I particularly like the business search feature, it shows businesses on the map as per your search string - that may not make much sense so give it a go by selecting "businesses", then type a search such...
  • Presentations with Windows Vista

    The Windows Vista Team just blogged on a aspect of the Presentation mode in Vista - which allows you to prevent interruptions by system or messenger notifications during presentations. You also have the ability to set a different wallpaper when in this...
  • NewsGator to Utilize IE7 RSS Feed Store

    As a long time fan of NewsGator (which lets you keep your RSS feeds synchronized to a central server/repository), I was very pleased to see this tool that lets it work with Vista (RSS Feed Store), IE7 and Outlook 2007...more details on the Vista team...
  • Office Roundtable...a bit off topic but it impressed me

    Take a look at this cool demo ...I'd love to have one of these, I really hate it when I'm on a video call and someone out of shot speaks...not a problem with one of these.