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Would you like to play a game?
Do you enjoy puzzles? Is your idea of a brain teaser over Sunday brunch the Mensa admissions test? Would you like to win a trip to the ultimate Vista, a suborbital flight to the fringes of outer space? Then you need to check out Vanishing Point The Game, Here are some links to help, happy gaming:...
11 Jan 2007
Vista Defends Against Rootkits
Sunday, May 25, 2008 5:00 AM PDT Love or hate its nagging prompts, Vista 's Account Control feature (UAC) has a security feature that marks it out from any other type of Windows security programme -- it can spot rootkits before they install. This is one finding buried in a report published in...
3 Jun 2008
The Future: Digital Desks!
Man O Man! Dig this! The Digital Desk, no mouse, no keyboard, natural language intrgrated search...just unreal! Check it out! “I brought a desk with me, it’s really cool.” Published May 2nd, 2007 by Long Zheng microsoft , video --> A desk has never been so fascinating before, but not a lot...
9 May 2007
NY Enterprise Windows Users Group Meets Thursday 2/5
Message from edwin Woo, President of teh NYeWin group: This month’s meeting presenter Hank Voight is no stranger to our group. A few years back, when Hank was a Microsoft employee and part of the “Unix Men” Team, he presented the Windows Unix utility to our group. Now Hank has his own company and...
2 Feb 2009
TECHbash 2008 "Don't Miss It!" Since its inception in 2005, TECHbash has evolved into the premier technology conference in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Join an estimated 300 Developers, IT Professionals, CIO’s and Industry Experts from Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and host-state, Pennsylvania...
23 Apr 2008
OEM's start to quietly ship Windows Vista CableCard HDTV capable PC's
I thought I had linked to this post by my co-worker, Keith Combs, digital guru extraordinaire, but I guess I didn’t, so here it is http://blogs.technet.com/keithcombs/archive/2007/08/05/oem-s-start-to-quietly-ship-windows-vista-cablecard-hdtv-capable-pc-s.aspx . Plus this snippet: “Finally !!!...
13 Aug 2007
NYeWin Meets--I hope some people are still in town--it's worth staying!
The New York Enterprise Windows User Group of NYPC Presents Windows Server 2008 R2 by Dwayne Fernandez, Microsoft, Thursday, July 2, 2009 Agenda: 6:00 pm – 6:15 pm Welcome / Introduction and house items 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm Windows Server 2008 R2 Abstract: We’ll cover the...
29 Jun 2009
Out of Band Security Update
Sorry, everybody, I was on vacation yesterday--Knoebel's--fun food and fantasy! But seriously--dig it: http://www.microsoft.com/security/updates/bulletins/200907_oob.aspx Microsoft out-of-band security updates: July 28, 2009 Microsoft released 2 security updates on July 28, 2009. ...
30 Jul 2009
ICBA and Microsoft Team Up to Provide Data Security Resources for Community Banks New alliance helps community banks address a key concern: security. LAS VEGAS — March 9, 2006 — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and Microsoft Corp. today announced they are teaming up to help community...
27 Mar 2006
Blogcasts, blogcasts and more blogcasts
This fellow is doing Some Cooooool Stuff Check this out. Here's a guy in St. Louis who's doing some great stuff with blogcasting. What's a blogcast you say...well that depends on who you talk to. For me, a podcast is audio only...respectful nod to our competitor who has legitamately blazed new trails...
3 Feb 2006
Windows Vista SP1 Released to TechNet And MSDN download centers
SP1 for Windows Vista has been published to the MSDN/TechNet sites and will be visible as soon as the servers propagate. Available as of this writing on TN at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsvista/bb738089.aspx .
14 Feb 2008
Calling all MCP's
Wondering what the deal is with Windows Vista/Exchange 2007/Longhorn certification? Find out in this webcast series. Upcoming Meetings Review of Windows Vista and Exchange Server 2007 Training and Certification May 30, 2007 7:30 A.M . Pacific Time or 5:00 P.M. Pacific Time Introducing...
9 May 2007
I just think it's cool
Windows Vista in Wikipedia Though not an official resource there's a solid overview of feature sets and security for Windows Vista now in Wikipedia. See it at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Features_new_to_Windows_Vista .
23 Aug 2006
TechNet Events in NYC
Thursday October 5th Hey everybody! My MSDN colleague Rob Bagby and I will be at the Union Square theater this Thursday Oct 5th from 8 am until 5 pm. I'll be on deck from 8-Noon talking about Active Directory, Windows Vista and Exchange 2007. Details and registration information at www.technetevents...
4 Oct 2006
Windows Server 2008 Beta 3
Get the bits for Windows Server 2008 Beta 3 (formerly codenamed longhorn) today! http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/default.mspx Spend less time on day-to-day tasks, and more time adding value to your business with this next-generation server operating system. Microsoft...
15 May 2007
Please Join Me Oct 16th with IAMCP in Reston
MICHAEL MURPHY "Leverage Microsoft's Event Marketing Engine to Grow Your Business" Events Marketing Done Right! Events marketing is one of the most cost effective ways to drive new revenue into your business. It is also one of the hardest things to do right...
6 Oct 2008
I am on Vacation!
In Ocean City, NJ I'm off for a week of fun in the sun in OCNJ and really want to talk to the IT Pros in the OC, AC, southern NJ area while I'm down there. If you are an IT Pro, network admin, consultant or just somebody leveraging technology, especially Microsoft technology, for your own benefit...
3 Jun 2006
dot Net Valley meets this Thursday
Microsoft MVP Julie Lerman at dot Net Valley The next .NET Valley meeting will be held on Thursday July 20th at Luzerne County Community College , Nanticoke PA. A map of the campus can be found here . We will meet in building 7, room 703 . The event will begin at 6pm. This will be an INETA sponsored...
18 Jul 2006
Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista Released
Overview If the machine participated in the Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista Beta, please be sure to uninstall the beta first. During the development of Windows Vista, several key investments were made to vastly improve overall quality, security, and reliability from previous...
9 Mar 2007
Download This Windows Server 2008 E-Book--Free
Have you got a .NET Passport? You'll need one. :-) https://profile.microsoft.com/RegSysProfileCenter/wizard.aspx?wizid=46b7fae8-f374-4ecb-92b5-dd6f308652c6&lcid=1033 Windows Server 2008 e-book offer The Microsoft Press Windows Server 2008 e-book offer includes excerpts from the...
11 Jul 2007
Windows 7 (WIN7) Releases to Manufacturing
Imagine you are in a stadium with 12,000 other Microsoft employees. It is nearly 6 pm on a sweltering Atlanta evening--in spite of the grey clouds not a drop of rain has fallen to quench the parched ground and cool the air outside the Phillips Arena. You have been in your seat more or less for 10...
24 Jul 2009
Windows Vista Releases to Manufacturing
Q&A: Windows Vista Released to Manufacturing As Windows Vista hits the Release to Manufacturing milestone, Microsoft looks back at what it took to build the most heavily tested, highest quality and most secure operating system in the company’s history. Related Links...
9 Nov 2006
Windows Server 2008 Launch registration Live!
Visual Studio 2008, SQL 2008 and Windows Server 2008 NYC Launch Event is opened for registration. http://www.microsoft.com/heroeshappenhere/default.mspx
11 Jan 2008
dot NET Valley Meets Wednesday the 19th
.NET Valley Live! Add this event to your calendar Location: At Luzerne County Community College Wednesday, March 19, 2008 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM This event will begin at 5:30pm in room 712 in building 7. Be sure to register for each session in this event by clicking the register button...
19 Mar 2008
.NET Valley Meets Tomorrow July 18th
.NET Valley Live! Add this event to your calendar Location: At Luzerne County Community College Wednesday, July 18, 2007 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM This event will begin at 5:30pm in room 703 in building 7. Be sure to register for each session in this event by clicking the register button under each...
18 Jul 2007
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