November, 2006

  • Vista and Office on TechNet downloads

    If you have a TechNet Plus Subscription you can now download Office 2007 to test on your systems. If you also want to try Vista on your machines you’ll have to wait until Friday, the 17 th . Both Office 2007 and Windows Vista will also be included in...
  • VHD Test Drive Program

    Hi! This week Microsoft announced something we call the VHD Test Drive Program . The program gives our customers the opportunity to download pre-configured virtual hard disks to use together with Virtual Server 2005 R2. You can simply download the...
  • Windows Vista finally has hit RTM!

    The day we’ve all been waiting for is here. Windows Vista has now been Released to Manufacturing. I’m going to start install my computer right NOW and our volume licensing customers can get the bits in the end of this month. There will also be a big launch...
  • Photosynth

    It’s time for an update from Windows Live Microsoft Research now releases a Tech Preview of a super cool photo technology called Photosynth. It uses lots of photos of the same object - like a building - and by analyzing angles, forms and other aspects...
  • Technical Preview Kuala Lumpur

    I just want to thank everyone who came to the Technical Preview event in Kuala Lumpur this Tuesday. I had a great time and got lots of interesting questions J For those of you who want to take a look at the slides I presented you can download them here...
  • Microsoft Forefront Security

    Microsoft Forefront Client Security is a new enterprise product from Microsoft that currently is in Beta. It protects your desktops, laptops and server operating systems from worms, viruses, spyware and rootkits. The product was formerly known as Microsoft...
  • Windows Vista Packaging

    The packaging for Vista is now ready. Of course, we have known for a while which versions Vista will be available in - but now we can see what the boxes will actually look like. J Below you see the Ultimate version box and if you want to see the others...
  • Powershell is here!

    I guess you by now may have heard of Windows Powershell. This is a new command-line shell and scripting language that allows IT Pros to more easily manage and automate the Windows platform. This is a part of the Longhorn Server wave but we can already...