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Microsoft Product BETAs (https://connect.microsoft.com) - As of November 14, 2006

Microsoft Product BETAs (https://connect.microsoft.com) - As of November 14, 2006

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To obtain additional information and/or enroll into an open BETA program, please visit https://connect.microsoft.com

Connection

Description

BizTalk

This will be a external facing website for all all information related to BizTalk

Connect Web Site Improvement

This site is intended for users of the Microsoft Connect Web site and by extension Microsoft's software to provide feedback on the Connect Web site and its functionality.

Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2

This site will be used for logging bugs and suggestions for Exchange 2007 Beta 2.

Expression Graphic Designer

Vector Based Professional Graphic Design Tool

Expression Interactive Designer

Interactive Designer

Managed Services Solution Beta

This site will be used to inform Microsoft partners about our upcoming Managed Services Solution and let them register for the upcoming public Beta.

Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit

Beta release site for the Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) version 5.0.

Microsoft Forefront Client Security

Microsoft Forefront Client Security provides businesses the control they need to protect against current and emerging malware threats. FCS is designed to guard against emerging threats such as spyware and rootkits as well as viruses and other traditional attacks. Insightful, prioritized reports and alerts help focus precious IT resources on the right issues and through integration with IT infrastructure already in place, reduces deployment time and maximizes value.

Microsoft Game Studios Beta Program

If you interested in beta testing Microsoft Games, sign in.

Microsoft Office Accounting 2007 Beta - US

This site is used to administrate the Beta program for the product Microsoft Office Accounting 2007.

Microsoft Office Live EAP

This is the private site for the Microsoft Office Live Early Adopter Program for Solution Developers

Microsoft Office OneNote

This is a site for OneNote Users to pass along product bugs for current and beta releases and other suggestions about future versions of OneNote.

Microsoft Office Project 2007

Use this site to submit bugs and feedback on Project 2007.

Microsoft Office Publisher Beta

Get feedback, bugs, and documents from Office 2007 Publisher users

Microsoft Operations Manager

Microsoft Operations Manager

Microsoft Phonetic Input Tool Beta

The Goal of KiTiKi is to provide an intuitive method for users to input text in any Indic language based on a phonetic scheme and also conversion of text into various formats. KiTiKi is very useful for bilingual /multilingual users who normally use English keyboard and would like to write messages /documents in their native language by typing in English.

Microsoft Robotics Studio

The Microsoft Robotics Studio is a Windows-based environment for academic, hobbyist and commercial developers to easily create robotics applications across a wide variety of hardware.

MSDN Wiki

MSDN Wiki Connect Site

PerformancePoint Server 2007 (CTP)

Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 brings together next generation scorecarding, analytics and planning capabilities in a complete performance management solution.

Phoenix

Phoenix is the code name for a software optimization and analysis framework that is the basis for all future Microsoft compiler technologies.

Platform Adoption Tool Beta

The Platform Adoption Tool is an application registration system designed to provide you, the Software Vendor, and Microsoft with information about how applications use Microsoft technology.

SQL Server

SQL Server

System Center Virtual Machine Manager

Virtual Machine Manager is a new, stand-alone management product intended to control the execution of workloads in virtual machines.

Visual Basic 2005 Power Pack Suggestion Center

Visual Basic 2005 Power Pack Suggestion Center

Visual Studio and .NET Framework

Visual Studio and .NET Framework

Web Services Enhancements

Web Services Enhancements

Windows Communication Foundation (Indigo)

Windows Communication Foundation

Windows Live OneCare Beta

Windows Live OneCare is an all-in-one PC care service that’s always on, helping provide persistent protection against viruses, hackers, and other threats, and helping keep your PC tuned up and your important documents backed up.

Windows Networking Developer Platform

Windows Network Developer Platform includes technologies such as Winsock, WinInet, HTTP Server API and WinHTTP. Subscribe to this program to provide feedback for HTTP Server API, WinHTTP and WinInet.

Windows Presentation Foundation (Avalon)

Windows Presentation Foundation (Avalon)

Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Beta 2

WSUS 3.0 Beta 2

Windows Vista Readiness Assessment Beta Program

Windows Vista Readiness Assessment (WVRA) is designed to help business customers assess the readiness of their PCs for Windows Vista upgrades centrally from a single networked PC.

Windows Workflow Foundation technology feedback

At this site you can provide feedback on bugs or any feature suggestions for Windows Workflow Foundation

XNA

Want to write games for Windows and Xbox 360? Are you just learning or are you a grizzled veteran? Come here to learn about the new and exciting XNA game development products. Come participate in the XNA Game Studio Express Beta 1 program!



If you participate in a program, you can provide valuable feedback. To apply to participate in a program, click Apply for a program in the following table (if you are not registered on Microsoft Connect, you will be asked to register):

Program

Nomination Start Date

Nomination End Date

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Beta for Windows Live Messenger for Mobile

11/13/2006

3/1/2007

Details Apply

BizTalk Server 2004 SP2 beta

8/8/2006

11/30/2006

Details Apply

BizTalk Server 2006 R2

6/6/2006

3/15/2007

Details Apply

Certificate Lifecycle Manager Beta 2

2/14/2006

3/1/2007

Details Apply

Configuration Manager 2007 (SMSv4) Open Beta

2/15/2006

 

Details Apply

Data Protection Manager v2 Beta1

9/27/2006

 

Details Apply

Enterprise GO - Partner Program

4/3/2006

 

Details Apply

Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2

7/19/2006

1/1/2007

Details Apply

exFAT

4/25/2006

12/30/2006

Details Apply

Feedback Tool for Expression Graphic Designer

1/24/2006

 

Details Apply

Feedback tool for Expression Web Designer

5/14/2006

2/9/2007

Details Apply

Feedback Tool for Interactive Designer Public CTP

1/23/2006

 

Details Apply

Host Integration Server 2006 Public Beta Program

3/31/2006

12/31/2006

Details Apply

Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.0 - Beta

2/15/2006

 

Details Apply

Microsoft Dynamics Product Feedback

2/1/2006

 

Details Apply

Microsoft Forefront Client Security Feedback

9/18/2006

12/31/2007

Details Apply

Microsoft Game Studios Beta Program

10/1/2006

 

Details Apply

Microsoft iSCSI Software Initiator (Boot Version)

5/1/2006

3/30/2007

Details Apply

Microsoft Managed Services Solution Public Beta

8/25/2006

 

Details Apply

Microsoft Phonetic Input Tool

7/1/2006

1/10/2007

Details Apply

Microsoft Robotics Studio Beta (CTP)

6/19/2006

 

Details Apply

Microsoft Windows Driver Kit (WDK)

4/20/2006

4/27/2007

Details Apply

Microsoft Wireless LAN API for Windows XP SP2 beta

4/27/2006

11/30/2006

Details Apply

MIIS 2003 Management Agent for SAP Early-Adopter Program

10/31/2006

1/31/2007

Details Apply

MIIS 2003 SP2 Early-Adopter Program

10/31/2006

1/31/2007

Details Apply

Network Monitor 3.0 Beta

6/6/2006

12/31/2006

Details Apply

OneNote 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh (B2TR)

 

 

Details Apply

OpsMgr 2007 Public Beta (MOMv3)

4/17/2006

 

Details Apply

PerformancePoint Server 2007

6/5/2006

 

Details Apply

Phoenix RDK

6/1/2006

 

Details Apply

Platform Adoption Tool Beta 1

8/31/2006

11/24/2006

Details Apply

Publisher Beta Program

6/26/2006

1/1/2007

Details Apply

SCCM2007 (SMSv4) Desired Configuration Management (DCM) Nomination Survey for Partners

4/17/2006

4/27/2007

Details Apply

Shared Computer Toolkit V2 Beta Test

10/16/2006

12/31/2006

Details Apply

SQL Feedback

 

 

Details Apply

SSMA V2

11/28/2005

 

Details Apply

System Center Essentials Beta

4/20/2006

4/20/2007

Details Apply

System Center Virtual Machine Manager Beta 1 Program

 

 

Details Apply

Upgrade Toolkit for Windows SharePoint Services Sites and Templates

11/10/2006

 

Details Apply

USMT 3.0 RC1

4/19/2006

11/14/2006

Details Apply

Virtual Machine Additions for Linux

3/31/2006

 

Details Apply

Virtual PC 2007 Beta Program

10/10/2006

3/30/2007

Details Apply

Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Beta 1

4/25/2006

3/30/2007

Details Apply

Visual Basic 2005 Power Packs

8/14/2006

8/15/2007

Details Apply

Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Beta

9/18/2006

 

Details Apply

Windows "Monad" Shell

 

 

Details Apply

Windows Live General Beta Tester Community

4/24/2006

 

Details Apply

Windows Live OneCare Family Safety

8/23/2006

 

Details Apply

Windows Network Developer Platform

9/20/2005

 

Details Apply

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Technical Beta

6/14/2006

 

Details Apply

Windows Vista Readiness Assessment Beta Program

10/11/2006

1/31/2007

Details Apply

Windows Workflow Foundation technology feedback

 

 

Details Apply

Windows XP Embedded Community Tech Previews

7/10/2006

2/28/2007

Details Apply

WSUS 3.0 Beta 2

8/8/2006

2/28/2007

Details Apply

 

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