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February, 2007

  • Dell Frustrates me!!

    I generally like Dell. I have thought they make good machines for many years. I had a disappointment with them this morning. Back 3 years ago or so I bought a couple of desktops with printers from them. The Printers were J740's. Nice little desktop inkjet...
  • Windows Mobile Device Center for VISTA!

    Windows Mobile Device Center 6 for Windows Vista The Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center enables you to set up new partnerships, synchronize content and manage music, pictures and video with Windows Mobile powered devices (Windows Mobile 2003 or later...
  • Do you want to save that as a PDF

    2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF Brief Description This download allows you to export and save to the PDF format in eight 2007 Microsoft Office programs. It also allows you to send files as e-mail attachments in the PDF format in a...
  • Great info on Daylight savings time change that affects your computer

    Questions on Day Light Savings Time Changes? Remember – 2AM on the second Sunday in March Understand how this could affect you: http://support.microsoft.com http://www.microsoft.com/windows/timezone/dst2007.mspx
  • Launch event Resources

    our Slides: www.launchtour2007.com/resourcecenter Office 2003 add-in to read Office 2007 files: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=941B3470-3AE9-4AEE-8F43-C6BB74CD1466&displaylang=en Special offer for Vista: www.windowsvista...
  • Harold Wong is famous!

    http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/ticker/article.aspx?Feed=MW&Date=20070216&ID=6494214&Symbol=US:MSFT top news story on Microsoft today!
  • Virtual PC 2007 Released

    Overview Support Download Overview Benefits Key Features Additional Information Product Specifications Use Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 to run multiple operating systems at the same time on the same physical computer. Switch between virtual machines with...
  • SQL Server 2005 SP2 RELEASED!

    SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 2 Extending the Functionality of Your SQL Server 2005 System Published: February 19, 2007 On This Page SQL Server 2005 SP2 Now Available Download SQL Server 2005 SP2 Download SQL Server 2005 Express Edition SP2 Download the...
  • Mimosa Software

    Have you heard of this company. They write really cool stuff for Exchange. I have done a couple of events with them recently in NYC and Boston. People love the backup and search tools they add to Exchange. here is some info on their product NearPoint...
  • Where can you go see John in person?

    This week I will be doing my last official Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange Launch in Cromwell, CT on Thursday. I would invite you, but the event is sold out!! We have over 3000 people registered across the 6 events that day. I didn't know Cromwell was...
  • SQL Webcast coming up

    I have a SQL webcast coming up next Monday. Come check it out. Go to www.microsoft.com/webcast and search for live webcast on SQL. I am doing one on SSIS. You have to come to the webcast to figure out what SSIS is.
  • TechNet Radio, listen to John and Doug!

    I Love doing Radio on the Internet, is is so much fun! Go check out this interview with Doug. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/community/tnradio/archive/spindler.mspx
  • You are Invited!

    www.technetevents.com Experience the new releases with TechNet & MSDN Events Windows Vista™ operating system, 2007 Microsoft® Office system, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 are here. Come get in-depth insights into these three new releases...
  • Have you gotten this email?

    Dear Valued Microsoft Customer, This year Daylight Saving Time (DST) extends by approximately four weeks. In compliance with this provision in the Energy Policy Act of 2005, DST dates in the United States and Canada will start three weeks earlier (2:00...
  • SQL Webcast Q&A log

    Question: What was that email and blog address? Answer: jweston@microsoft.com/ http://blogs.technet.com/jweston Question: If a developer has exported a SQL 2000 DTS package to VB6 code, what is the best way to migrate this code to SSIS/.Net? Private Answer...