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  • Blog Post: Do you like Pizza? What about the Super Bowl?

    http://ieaddons.com/en/search/?search=pizza Both Domino’s Pizza and Papa John’s Pizza have come out with new Web Slices for Internet Explorer 8 in advance of the Super Bowl on Sunday, as this is one of their busiest times of the year. I think every kitchen PC should have those slices on the IE8 Favorites...
  • Blog Post: Kevin's "New Efficiency": Launch Event Resources

    E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com Future Live, In-Person Event Information: TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremde MSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com ...
  • Blog Post: Breaking News: Finally! Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SHIPPED! RTM, Baby!

    RTM = Released to Manufacturing At 1:40pm Pacific (Redmond) time, the party started around the world, as both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 finally ship; that is to say, they are “RTM’d”. The bits are ready. They’ll be sent to OEMs, then made available to partners, businesses, TechNet and...
  • Blog Post: Breaking News: Out-of-Band Security Update released today (March 30, 2010) for IE6 and IE7

    Today a security update is being released out-of-band to address a known and recently exploited vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. (See the MSRC Blog for more information about the advanced notification.) “The vulnerability used in these attacks, along with workarounds...
  • Blog Post: BREAKING NEWS: Critical Out-of-Band Security Update Today

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-jan.mspx This is an important one folks. “Who or what software does this impact"?” You can see the full list HERE under the “Affected Software” section. But in a nutshell it’s every OS from Windows 2000 and later on running Windows Internet...
  • Blog Post: Trying to break free of Internet Explorer 6? Attend the Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable

    You’re not alone!  Sure, many people are making the switch to Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8 , but some are actually being held back because of applications or company web-based tools that were built for and require IE 6.  And that’s just not right! “But what do we do about it, Kevin?” Well...
  • Blog Post: NEW! Hands-On Datacenter Scenarios and Windows Azure Events

    This just in… The demand has been so great for more information about using Windows Azure Infrastructure Services as an extension of your datacenter and IT Operations, that we’ve decided to schedule a few more FREE events to close out the end of our fiscal year here in Central Region...
  • Blog Post: Breaking News: IE 9 is here!

    Tonight at the South-by-Southwest (SXSW) conference, Microsoft announces the release-to-the-web of Internet Explorer 9 .  According to the IE 9 site, the final bits will be available after 9PM Pacific time, tonight.  (March 14, 2011) I’ve been enjoying the Release Candidate for a few weeks...
  • Blog Post: NEW Bigger Discount on TechNet Plus Subscriptions!

    IMPORTANT UPDATE : This promotion and promotion code have expired. Please CLICK HERE for the most current promotion. Whenever I present a live TechNet Event , I ask my audience to raise their hands if they are a TechNet subscriber . Usually about 1/3 of the audience raises their hand. Considering...
  • Blog Post: Security: Your choice of browser is very important.

    The advisory from yesterday (1/18/2010) at the Microsoft Security Response Center is a good read for anyone interested in the latest news on known exploits to Internet Explorer . The bad news: For IE 6, “attacks remain targeted to a very limited number of corporations and are only effective against Internet...
  • Blog Post: Four NEW System Center 2012 Virtual Labs are LIVE

    Yes indeed! Today Microsoft has made 4 new free virtual labs available. This gives you a great opportunity to try out some of the basic operations of some of the new suite of System Center tools. TechNet Virtual Lab: System Center Operations Manager 2012: Infrastructure and Application...
  • Blog Post: Kevin's "the NEW efficiency" Windows 7 Launch Event Resources

    E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com Future Live, In-Person Event Information: TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremde MSDN (for Software Developers): http://www...
  • Blog Post: Your Cloud Browser (“Cloudy April”–Part 10)

    Often when people think of “the cloud”, they think of web-based applications that are accessed via a browser.  “But it’s not just that, is it?” No, it’s not.  Services hosted “elsewhere” don’t necessarily need to be fronted by a browser.  HTTP is just another protocol.  Applications...
  • Blog Post: Are you ready for a more beautiful web?

    On August 4 we released the fourth platform preview of IE9 for people to try out. As with other technology previews, the point was to give developers a first-look at what the compatibility and performance capabilities are going to be like. “Yeah, I tried it. It is fast.” Exactly. And...
  • Blog Post: WAG – It’s like Bacon Flavored Dog Treats for the IT Professional

    WAG = Windows Administrator Groups Last week I decided to try something new, and it’s catching on in a big way. I wanted to create a new set of user groups for IT Administrators who primarily work with MIcrosoft Windows -based infrastructures. So I came up with the acronym WAG. I’m also a recent...
  • Blog Post: Just For Fun: IE8 Online Ad Videos

    O.M.G.T.A.F! (Oh my gosh these are FUNNY!) UPDATE: Shoot.. looks like this last one was just too too popular. Or perhaps just a little too over-the-top. ("gut-wrenchingly" funny!) It was pulled. Too bad.
  • Blog Post: Breaking News: IE 9 Beta is RTW (available for download)

    RTW = Released to the Web-Inter-tubes Yes indeed.. the much anticipated beta of the next version of Internet Explorer, IE9 , is available for download. GET IT HERE : http://windows.microsoft.com/ie9 Here is some text from an e-mail I received just prior to the release: With Internet Explorer 9, we’ve...
  • Blog Post: Are you moving to Windows 7? Are you looking for IE6-to-IE8 Migration Information?

    “Hey Kevin.. I want to deploy Windows 7 , and hear good things about IE8 , but I don’t know how to start evaluating what I need to make the move off of Internet Explorer 6. I am sure I have at least one critical application that might not work in IE8, and need to know what it takes to plan for and perform...