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Heavy on the Technical

  • So long and thanks for the fish

    After 5 years at Microsoft I have decided to leave. An opportunity came by that allows me to get back into operations and (hopefully) drive some positive change. The hardest part of this decision has been discussion account transition with my clients...
  • Updated | Windows 7 version differences

    Updated to reflect the “3 concurrent programs” for “Starter Edition” Key Features Windows 7 Starter Windows 7 Home Basic (EM only) Windows 7 Home Premium Windows 7 Professional Windows 7 Enterprise/ Windows...
  • Announcing System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3

    Today, the System Center team is excited to share with you our plan to release System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 . This new release of the ConfigMgr is packed with some extremely cool features, which over the coming months we plan to share with...
  • Exchange 2007 Sp2 was released....

    Just giving you a heads up that Exchange 2007 Sp2 was released yesterday (version 08.02.0176.002). Below is some information regarding this release. Exchange 2007 SP2 Download Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) has been designed...
  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Release Candidate Now Available

    Overview Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) is the recommended process and toolset to automate desktop and server deployment. MDT provides you with the following benefits: Unified tools and processes required for desktop and server deployment in...
  • FYI: TechEd DVD's available on-line only / and to non-attendees

    TechEd DVD’s: There aren’t any being published this year. They’ve moved to putting all the content online and having subscribers to the online content for those that didn’t pay to go to Teched. The main site is here: http://www.msteched.com...
  • Forgotten Attachment Detector

    For those who haven’t seen this tool from Office Labs it is pretty handy. It works with Office 2010 as well. http://officelabs.com/projects/forgottenattachmentdetector/Pages/default.aspx
  • UPDATE: Ex2K10 RC released

    UPDATE: 2:20pm MST 8/18/2009 now live at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c6d27da1-ba2c-4570-a491-c0d7b39ede8b&displaylang=en It is now public and can be downloaded from the following URL: Ø Download Microsoft...
  • Release dates for W7 and W2K8R2

    Because I've been asked 1 million times (no exageration) August 7, 2009 Volume License customers with an existing Software Assurance license will be able to download Windows 7 RTM in English via the Volume License Service Center. The rest of...
  • Win7 Overview of Key Features by SKU

    Key Features Windows® 7 Starter Windows® 7 Home Basic (EM only) Windows® 7 Home Premium Windows ® 7 Professional Windows® 7 Enterprise/ Windows® 7 Ultimate Windows® Taskbar & Jump Lists √ √ ...
  • Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode Release Candidate Announced

    Our Windows Team Blog has announce the availability of Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP mode Release Candidate. RC is an important milestone in our path to final delivery of Windows Virtual PC and Windows XP Mode. You can download the RC bits from...
  • APP-V 4.6 Beta now available

    From the App-V group... Today, we announced the immediate availability of Microsoft Application Virtualization (App-V) 4.6 Beta. At TechEd EMEA we announced our commitment to ship the next version of App-V in H1 2010. In March of this year, as part...
  • Exchange 2K10 Training Links

    Category RC Content Description Location Target How to Use This Document Training Exchange 2010 Overview TechNet Partner & Customer Use this training for IT Pros as a general overview ...
  • Linus on M$ hating...

    http://www.osnews.com/story/21887/Linus_Microsoft_Hatred_Is_a_Disease _ Great artical. rs
  • Windows 7 RTM Available August 6th on MSDN and TechNet

    Yes this is all over the place but I'm posting as well. Just finished the install of RTM. When will Windows 7 RTM be available for download? For Business Customers: If you are a Volume License (VL) customer with an existing Software Assurance...
  • Do you use strong passwords?

    http://www.microsoft.com/protect/yourself/password/checker.mspx Password Checker does not collect, store, or transmit information beyond the computer that you use to access Password Checker. The image works on your computer desktop until you navigate...
  • Can it be virtualized?

    Microsoft has a Virtualization Support Wizard on the internet that can help them determine if a virtualization configuration is supported without calling Microsoft support. · The URL of the Wizard is http://www.windowsservercatalog.com/svvp.aspx?svvppage...
  • Some new KBs for Tshooting Outlook Calendar Issues

    971878 Steps to enable Exchange 2007 store tracing for calendar issues http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;971878 971435 Steps to enable Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003 Calendar Store tracing http://support.microsoft.com...
  • More Windows 7 tips

    Personalization We made a number of changes to Personalization for the RC. One of the most visible changes is the addition of prominent theme names to our gallery. Another prominent change is the updated Desktop Background images themselves, which...
  • Some Windows 7 tips

    Windows 7 Device Experience In Windows 7 we introduced several new features to improve how users discover and use devices that are connected to their PC. These new features are supported by system and platform enhancements that define how device makers...
  • Microsoft Azure Platform

    Useful Links · What is the Azure Services Platform? · Why Use the Azure Services Platform? · Wiki - Windows Azure Platform · Windows Azure · Windows Azure- Blog · Azure for Developers Official downloads Windows Azure SDK...
  • MICROSOFT SQL SERVER 2008

    Microsoft Data Platform Vision SQL Server 2008 delivers a rich set of integrated services that enable you to do more with your data such as query, search, synchronize, report, and analyze . Useful Links Ø SQL Server 2008 Overview Ø SQL...
  • UPDATE: Fix now available - Attention: Important Information on SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2

    : http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/06/25/service-pack-2-update.aspx Service Pack 2 Update. The public update for the Service Pack 2 expiration date issue is now available for download. The update can be applied before or after Service...
  • Changes in Office Communications Server Public IM Federation

    From http://communicationsserverteam.com/archive/2009/07/01/537.aspx published July 1st. "Federation is an important goal for the Office Communications Server team and we are excited to announce several changes to public IM federation between Office...
  • Exchange 2007 SP1 RU8 released

    Exchange CXP team has released Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB 968012) to the download center. The release of t he rollup via Microsoft Update will happen on May 26. As in the previous rollups, we have done a mix of product...