August, 2007

  • New Tafiti web site

    Microsoft Research has created a new Live Search front end that uses Silverlight. Imagine that, a combination of search and a rich user experience :-) Check out http://www.tafiti.com to see it in action. Be sure to click on the little tree icon to see...
  • BDD 2007 Patch 1 Source Code Released

    It took a while to get around to it, but we finally got it posted. You can download the MSI installer from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=6A67F884-D629-4962-BD0A-C51BAD560354&displaylang=en . For those of you who downloaded...
  • New Microsoft Update Catalog web site available

    See the blog posting at http://blogs.technet.com/mu/archive/2007/08/14/the-microsoft-update-catalog-v1-is-live.aspx for more details. For those of you who have been looking for one place to download content from Microsoft Update and Windows Update, this...
  • Can I deploy Windows Vista Ultimate with BDD 2007?

    Yes, you can. However, because there is no volume license version of Windows Vista Ultimate, you would need to have a separate license key for each machine being deployed, and each of these machines would need to activate to the Microsoft activation servers...
  • Where do we hang out (virtually)?

    Desktop deployment is a fairly broad topic, covering various products, tools, processes, etc. We try to cover as much as we can in the Business Desktop Deployment solution accelerator ( http://www.microsoft.com/bdd ), on the TechNet Desktop Deployment...
  • Conference Recordings Available Online

    Interesting in viewing some of the sessions presented at the largest Microsoft conferences held worldwide? Check out the Microsoft TechNet EMEA IT's Showtime web site at http://www.microsoft.com/emea/itshowtime/ . They have recordings from MMS, TechEd...