June, 2009

  • Windows 7 will be released on October 22nd

    Now it’s official, the date when you will be able to buy Windows 7 in stores. Mark your calendar with October 22nd, that’s when it all begins :-) Read the full announcement on the Windows Blog . Windows Server 2008 R2 will also be available on this day...
  • Have you tried Bing?

    Bing ! That’s our new search engine that we announced earlier this week. I’ve used it since Monday and like the look and feel of it and I recommend you to check it out and get your own opinion. For a review and to understand some changed that we implemented...
  • Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008 R2 turned out as the most cost effective solution for Amila

    Amila is a Senior Support Engineer working for Ridgecrest Asia Pvt Ltd in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He is responsible for the entire network system and directly report to the CEO. Ridgecrest is a software development company for the financial sector and they...
  • Microsoft Hohm

    You want to be GREEN, right? Save the environment and also save money? Then you should try Microsoft Hohm . This application will help you understand how much energy you are using at home and how to reduce that. It’s now in Beta fro us to collect feedback...
  • Windows 7 Beta will expire on July 1st, move to RC now!

    Are you still on Windows 7 Beta? Then it’s time to move to the Release Candidate since the Beta will expire on August 1st. But already next week on July 1st you will experience issues since the OS will start rebooting every 2 hours. You can download Windows...
  • Free Windows 7 Learning resources

    MS Learning has come up with a lot of free Learning assets for Windows 7. First you have Learning Snacks; short, interactive presentations with animations and demos. For more deeper understanding I recommend eLearning and there are three free courses...
  • Application Compatibility Round Table on demand

    Last week the Springboard team did one of their Virtual Roundtables with Mark Russinovich, this time about Application Compatibility. Below you can see a short version of it and you can download the full one here . All questions and answers will be posted...