Michael Kleef ::: MSFT

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September, 2006

  • The AFL Grand Final begins!

    The AFL Grand Final has just begun and before the bounce down has even begun Sydney begins with their usual thuggish behaviour. Even the commentators commented on it! Why cant they just play the game instead of their usual unsportsmanlike tactics? Now...
  • More fun at TechEd HK

    Today I got some of the photos from the keynote I did. Ill share them... As part of the keynote I did the cool Exchange Unified Messaging demo - you call into Exchange 2007 and get it to read your voice mail messages and change calendar appointments....
  • TechEd HK Day 2 - the fun continues!

    TechEd HK Day 2 continues with Scott Schnoll from the Exchange team doing a session on Exchange revolutionising the IT Pro experience. I think Exchange 2007 is awesome - especially the Unified messaging additions which makes IP telephony integration a...
  • TechEd Hong Kong Kicks off!

    Im presenting at TechEd Hong Kong this week - Im doing the keynote, a session on IE7 for IT Pros and a session on WinPE with Windows Deployment Services and dropped in on Mark Minasi's pre conference workshop on the Saturday. He did a great Windows Vista...
  • Presenting at the WA Telecentres Conference

    Today I got the pleasure to speak to a bunch of fantastic people on the virtues of blogging. Lets hope they all go back to their towns and talk about it in their communities!!
  • IE 7.0 and Phishing filter works quick!

    This morning I received in my email yet another phishing scam. This one was for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and clicking on the link showed a very professional clone of the website. The URL path was also well constructed with the full URL path...
  • Developer Podcasts now Live

    Brought to you by MVP Nick Randolph! http://msdev.thepodcastnetwork.com/ First show is now live!! :)
  • New Vista Guidance Released

    From the pen of Janine: "...[We] have heard that IT Pros are loving these Vista Guides at events, so wanted to make sure you all knew they have been updated by the User Assistance team and that there are new guides available for download at: http://www...
  • Getting Ready for a NAP

    People have been asking me lately about Network Access Protection (NAP). Good news is that Im preparing for it now and will be going around talking about it to user groups and at some events. Should be an awesome demo! Gene Feroli (the champ) came over...
  • New WSUS2 realtime monitoring tool - thanks Paul!

    The ever useful and all round good guy Paul Culmsee has written and freely released a handy tool to monitor WSUS 2! Heres what he sent me and where to get it from: "... WSUSMON Download at: http://wsus.72dpi.net.au/ Note: tested only on...
  • Longhorn Forums now available

    We now have 13 technical discussion forums for Windows Server “Longhorn” available at http://forums.microsoft.com/TechNet/default.aspx?ForumGroupID=161&SiteID=17 . The goal of these is to talk about Longhorn Server (obviously!) and provide a mechansim...
  • Virtual Server R2 x64 SP1 - and AMD-V

    Some of you will be trialling SP1 for Virtual Server R2 out. I have an AMD X2 server and was keen to try out the AMD-V hardware assisted virtualisation stuff out that SP1 supports. Unfortunately at present there is a register in Windows Server x64 edition...