Matt Hester's WebLog

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July, 2007

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  • ATTENTION Grand Rapids and Toledo. We are coming to visit!

    Good afternoon Grand Rapids and Toledo! I apologize for the late notice but we will coming to your town very soon. Specifically we will be delivering live events in Grand Rapids on August 7th and Toledo on August 9th. Are session this quarter is focused...
  • Windows Vista Product Guide screencast - Shadow Copy

    Welcome to another screencast from the Vista Product guide on Shadow Copy . Okay so I know all of you know the fundamental difference between SAVE and SAVE AS. However, how many of you wanted to do a SAVE AS, and you “accidentally” clicked on SAVE. It...
  • Kevin Mitnick presents at Infragard General Meeting.

    Last Friday, I joined Kai Axford and we went and saw Kevin Mitnick present on the Art of Deception and the danger of being conned. You can read Kai’s write up of the event here: Mitnick and Me . Also look for Kai to get a TechNet Radio interview with...
  • Vista Product Guide Screencasts going live!

    I wanted to share with you another new project that the TechNet team is working on. Over the next 5-6 weeks we are going to be releasing some screen cast demos from the Vista Product guide to our blogs. These demos are going to be short tidbits (usually...
  • A New Program: Webcast Express

    Welcome to a new offering from TechNet! Webcast Express One of the great vehicles that we use in my job to keep in touch with all of you and keep up with technology are webcasts. However, I sometimes hear people will tell me that the webcasts are sometimes...
  • Are you ready to WOW your business? Windows Vista Hardware Assessment 2.0 has been released.

    I just learned about a new version to a fantastic tool that the product group has been working on. The Windows Vista Hardware Assessment (WHVA) 2.0 tool. This tool is simply fantastic and is pretty easy to use! What is WVHA? The WVHA is a network inventory...
  • Matt's Recommend Usage for Vacation Days

    Okay so you have extra days of vacation and your wondering how to use them? Well I have a few suggestions for everyone on how to get the most out of your vacation time and locations. :-) September 7 - 10, Cleveland, OH --- Browns vs. Steelers What a better...
  • All that is Data Protection Manager (DPM) and more!!!

    I wanted to give everyone a heads up on a new resource where you can to learn more about Data Protection Manager (DPM). Jason Buffington a good friend of mine and XBOX live partner in crime has started a blog here: Jason's World He also has a great introductory...
  • Another Perspective on Search

    A lot of you know that I am very passionate about search products and Microsoft. I have published a few articles on the topic: Find Anything With Desktop Search Find It All with SharePoint Enterprise Search I also feel as a company we have a tremendous...