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April, 2006

  • Internet Explorer, MS06-013, the ActiveX Update and the Compatibility Patch

    Today is patch Tuesday and many enterprises are right now testing the new security updates released and getting ready to deploy them to thousands of desktops across the company. Although this might feel like just another set of patches, the regular process...
  • Outlook and SharePoint integration

    There are several integration points between Outlook 2003 and SharePoint (both Windows SharePoint Services and SharePoint Portal Server 2003). Here they are: Calendar synchronization You can synchronize your data in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003...
  • Windows Live ID

    I just noticed it today, while logging on to MSDN subscriber downloads. The Passport service, which is the main identity system for Microsoft's web sites, is using a new domain name. We are now redirected to https://login.live.com instead of the old https...
  • Internet Explorer Beta 2

    Beta 2 for Internet Explorer 7 has been released today. As usual, you can download following the links at http://www.microsoft.com/ie . If you're already running the Beta 2 Preview, you'll need to uninstall that version before you can install the Beta...
  • Exchange Server 2007

    Just to let you know that "Exchange 12" has a final name, announced just today. Synching up with the Office System release, it is Exchange Server 2007. The product has a preview released in MSDN right now and a Beta 2 is expected later this year. As the...
  • Monad is now PowerShell, goes RC1

    You probably heard about the new Windows Shell, which will make its debut as the main command-line interface for Exchange Server 2007. This new shell just got renamed to PowerShell. It was originally known by the codename "monad" and was also called the...
  • Windows Vista Product Guide

    I was surprised to see a number of sites providing the download of the "Windows Vista Beta 2 Product Guide", the 300+ page XPS document that describes in detail all the features of the new OS. This document, also known as "The Book of Vista", has been...
  • Virtual Server 2005 R2 now a free download

    Microsoft announced today that Virtual Server 2005 R2 is now available for download at no cost. All you need is a licensed copy of Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2 or Windows XP SP2 (XP is not supported for production use). The Virtual Server...
  • TechEd 2006 in Boston

    I just got confirmation of my registration for TechEd 2006. That's shaping up to be a great one, with all the products lined up for release later this year. The Windows Vista and Office 2007 Beta 2 versions will be out by June so we're sure to have a...
  • Jose Barreto Update - Abril de 2006

    Caso você esteja pensando que perdeu o Update de março, o problema não está no seu servidor de e-mail. Tenho estado tão ocupado que acabei não enviando nenhum Update mês passado. Como o mês de abril também já está quase acabando, mãos à obra... ...