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  • Blog Post: TechNet Webcast Schedule - 2006 05

    Upcoming TechNet Webcasts: May 2006 TechNet webcasts are designed specifically for the IT Professional, offering in-depth information on how to plan, deploy, and manage Microsoft products and technologies, such as Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange Server, Windows Server, Microsoft Internet...
  • Blog Post: Questions (and Answers) from our TechNet Event in Omaha! (Part 2 of 4)

    To Hibernate, or NOT to Hibernate… Question 2: “I like using Hibernate. But after I installed [an antivirus program that shall not be pointed to here], hibernate stopped working. I don’t even have an option in the menu anymore.” There are a couple things that may have messed with hibernate. Apparently...
  • Blog Post: Save the Date: Live Virtual Roundtable about Windows Vista Performance

    When : September 24, 2008. 12:00pm-1:00pm EST, 9:00am-10:00am PST What : “Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable – Under the Hood: Windows Vista Performance… Need Answers?” Why : Because we’d all like to get the straight story about Windows Vista performance. And, if there’s anything I can do to...
  • Blog Post: Origami - WTF is it really?

    The Origami Project There has been a lot of speculation about this little gizmo that Microsoft is coming out with. Even more details here. Here’s a video that hints at what this new, “wearable, ultra-connected” gadget can do. This looks really cool. I like the form factor,...
  • Blog Post: No AdminPak for Windows Vista

    Just wanted to answer a question here that I and my team mates have received many times... "What's the status on a Server AdminPak version that will work on Windows Vista? Are they going to have one soon?" Initially, they were working on it. However, the final word on the subject is: No. Unfortunately...
  • Blog Post: Best of Questions and Answers from Webcast: Windows Vista Built-In Diagnostics (July 17, 2006)

    Best of Webcast Q&A: Windows Vista Built-In Diagnostics Below I’ve pasted an edited and cleaned up copy of most of the Q&A from today’s webcast on “ Windows Vista Built-In Diagnostics ” (July 17, 2006). I need to send out a BIG thank you to David Zipkin, Shawn Travers...
  • Blog Post: New and Improved IP Stack in Windows Vista

    The Cable Guy’s article from last month talks about the new, “Next Generation” TCP/IP stack that has been built for Microsoft Windows Vista and the next version of Microsoft Server (codename: Longhorn Server). The article lists a number of improved features as well as nearly a dozen new ones. It also...
  • Blog Post: Goodbye 'Longhorn'... Hello 'Windows Server 2008'

    Yes! It's finally official! BillG announced it at WinHEC today. Now we all have to train ourselves to stop saying "Windows Server Codename: Longhorn" and just say "Windows Server 2008". "Kevin! I thought it was going to ship by the end of this year? Does this mean I'm going to have to wait until '08...
  • Blog Post: Cool. It's in the bag.

    I hear that Windows Vista Beta 2 is in the bag that all attendees are getting at TechEd. That’s great news for the many who have been trying to download it and not having much luck. (It’s hard for any company to have the bandwidth to allow the whole world to download that stuff!) I’m...
  • Blog Post: Kevin’s Unified Communications Session Resources - IVNUA Conference

    E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Rich Russell– richruss@microsoft.com Future Live, In-Person Event Information TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremde MSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents...
  • Blog Post: We got your back... up

    I'm sure many of you who have run into this problem will be glad to hear that there is a solution. And the rest of you will be saying, "Oh... yeah. I was just assuming it was going to work!" Well.. if you were planning on doing a backup with XP on your computer prior to upgrading or installing a fresh...
  • Blog Post: Blain's Best Blog Entry Yet (his words) about Windows Vista Installation Considerations

    Blain Barton is a great guy. Seriously. Those of you in the southeastern part of the country know Blain as the IT Pro Evangelist and TechNet Presenter doing events in your area. He's also a fellow blogger , who has posted a very interesting item about some things - 5 things, to be exact - that you should...
  • Blog Post: Kevin’s Virtualization Resources for Omaha HDC!

    October 16-17, 2008 E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Rich Russell– richruss@microsoft.com Future Live, In-Person Event Information TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremde MSDN (for Software Developers):...
  • Blog Post: Hey bozo! You're running out of time to save $100!

    IMPORTANT UPDATE : This promotion and promotion code have expired. Please CLICK HERE for the most current promotion. "Who me?" Yeah, I'm talking to you! You're a bozo ** if you don't already have a TechNet Subscription . But here's your chance to fix that... May 31st, 2008 is fast approaching...
  • Blog Post: Best of Q&A for the TechNet Webcast: 24 Hours of Windows Server 2008 (Part 18 of 24): Network Access Protection (Level 200)

    Greetings! Below are the best of the questions and answers that occurred during our TechNet Webcast entitled, " 24 Hours of Windows Server 2008 (Part 18 of 24): Network Access Protection " Thanks for attending!  ...and if you haven't seen the webcast yet, you can click on the link above...
  • Blog Post: Security Frosting

    I was attending my son's swim meet last night (Go Wayzata !). They happened to be taking on my old school (Go Armstrong !) And I ran into an old coworker from my previous life as a full-time Information Systems manager. He is still there, doing development. We got to talking about old acquaintances ...
  • Blog Post: August-September 2007 - TechNet Event Resources

    Kevin’s TechNet “Skill Builder” Event Resources – August-September, 2007 E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Kevin’s Blog “Full of I.T.” – Additional Resources and Discussion http://blogs.technet.com/kevinremde Feedback e-mail to my boss: Melanie Brunner –...
  • Blog Post: Kevin’s LAUNCH EVENT Resources for {you heros}

    March-May, 2008 E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Rich Russell– richruss@microsoft.com Future Live, In-Person Event Information TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremde MSDN (for Software Developers): http:/...
  • Blog Post: Blonde Developers Have More Fun

    Well.. it’s been said that “Blondes have more fun”. And we all know that Developers are having more fun than IT Pros this week, so it must follow that blonde developers are probably having more fun than anybody. Yes.. I must confess… this is NOT my natural hair color… AND I used to be a Software Engineer...
  • Blog Post: 2007 Office can save a PDF?

    "Really?" Yes, it can. "Just 'out-of-the-box'? Or do I have to download and install something?" You need to download and install something. It's an Office Add-in, and it's found here: 2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF This works in all of these products: Microsoft Office Access 2007...
  • Blog Post: Kevin's IVNUA Resources - May 2nd, 2007

    E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Kevin’s Blog “Full of I.T.” – Additional Resources and Discussion http://blogs.technet.com/kevinremde Feedback e-mail to my boss: Melanie Brunner – mbrunne@microsoft.com Live, In-Person Event Information TechNet (for IT Pros...
  • Blog Post: WinFS: Living? Dead? Living-Dead?

    WinFS: What’s up? Readers who follow Microsoft news and blogs already have probably seen the buzz in the blogosphere concerning the fate of WinFS; the “file system as (or in a) relational database”. Apparently rumors of it’s death are based on the fact that members of the product...
  • Blog Post: Webcast Resources: Introduction to PowerShell Scripting in Exchange Server 2007

    Webcast Resources: Introduction to PowerShell Scripting in Exchange Server 2007 Here are some resources relating to the webcast I presented on November 17, 2006, entitled “ TechNet Webcast: Introduction to PowerShell Scripting in Exchange Server 2007 " I hope you find them useful. Kevin ...
  • Blog Post: Kevin's 'New Day' Video Diary - Part 2

    Part II - The Road to Milwaukee (Actually, Brookfield, Wisconsin.) This part 2 video is of the first half of my second week of "Launch" events for Microsoft Across America . "Is the footage of you driving as boring or as long as in part 1?" <sigh> No. This time I spare you all 5-1/2 hours of drive...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Radio: Cloud Innovators - Transaction and Application Monitoring Solutions with BlueStripe Software

    In this episode I chat with Product Marketing Manager Adam Long from BlueStripe Software.  We discuss BlueStripe’s product FactFinder, which is a transaction and application monitoring tool that helps Operations Support teams manage IT systems availability and performance regardless of where it...