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January, 2009

  • Internet Explorer 8 Release Candidate is ready

    IE8 Release Candidate is now ready for download . What has changed between Beta 2 and RC? Platform Complete . The technical community should expect the final IE8 release to behave as the Release Candidate does. The IE8 product is effectively complete...
  • Windows 7 Secrets

    Tim Sneath has a comprehensive list of 30 Windows 7 Secrets . If you have downloaded the Beta you should definitely check them out. Out of the 30 secrets, some of my favourites are: 1. Windows Management. By now, you’ve probably seen that Windows 7 does...
  • Another thing to get your hands on – Windows Server 2008 R2 Beta

    I blogged about the actual announcement of this a while ago and now Windows Server 2008 R2 is ready for download . As mentioned before Windows Server 2008 R2 is the next version of the Windows Server OS. This includes all the cool new Hyper V features...
  • Get your hands on Windows 7 Beta

    Hope everyone had a great break over the holidays.  Its nice to come back to some great news such as the availability of Windows 7 Beta!  The Beta was announced by Steve Ballmer at CES last week.  It was initially available to TechNet Plus...