Heavy on the Technical

One Technical Account Managers (TAM) Postings and Finds

January, 2009

  • Adding Print Drivers to alternate Kernel OS (x86 to x64 or x64 to x86)

    This came up today and I thought I’d post it due to the limited amount of info I found regarding it on ms.com (although its all up there – just spread over 12 articles from what I could see). If this has been published to a KB already then I'm stupid...
  • great site

    This link was passed on to me a few weeks back, but I hadn't gotten through all my emails until an unfortunate power event today (I left my power bar @ home and my laptop died) forced me on to OWA for a few hours. Given nothing better to do than prune...
  • Windows Search Advanced Query Syntax

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/desktopsearch/technicalresources/advquery.mspx For those of us who have became reliant on our desktop search to find anything in our My Docs and Outlook. rs
  • Microsoft® Enterprise Desktop Virtualization V1 (what I'm learning now...)

    Microsoft® Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V, formerly known as Kidaro) enhances deployment, management and user experience for Virtual PC images on a Windows® Desktop, independent of the local desktop configuration and operating system (OS). MED...
  • Tool for migrating IAS configuration settings to NPS is now available!

    http://blogs.technet.com/nap/archive/2009/01/15/tool-for-migrating-ias-configuration-settings-to-nps-is-now-available.aspx very Cool...One more thing off my list of "things that cause pain" when moving from w2k3 to w2k8. rs
  • Zoomit 3.0 released

    I use this tool all the time in presentations / teaching. If you haven't looked at it do so now. rs http://blogs.technet.com/sysinternals/archive/2009/01/12/updates-zoomit-v3-0-process-explorer-v11-32-autoruns-v9-38.aspx
  • How Microsoft Can Help Save You Money

    Microsoft Savings TiPS Volume 1, Issue 2 January 2009 " Adopt Industry Best Practices to Gain Desktop and Server Cost Savings Microsoft commissioned IDC to identify proven practices that companies could follow to improve...
  • Announcement: Services Catalogue Released

    You can now download the Microsoft Premier Catalog of Services here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/1/5/61527A8E-82DB-467F-A6D1-F75D02C5F249/Fall-FY09-Services-Catalogue.pd f rs
  • (My) Listing of MS Blogs January 2009

    By no means the master list - but here is what I've found. Deployment and Service Management Solution Accelerator Assessment and Planning Website | RSS Feed Desktop and Mobile Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack MDOP Website | RSS Feed Windows 7 Website...
  • ISA Server KBs for December 2008

    Site-to-site VPN in ISA Server 2006, ISA Server 2004, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway Medium Business Edition, or Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (888711) - Lists the common scenarios that the "Site-to-Site VPN in ISA Server...
  • Outlook KBs for December 2008

    Outlook 2007 may stop responding when you select an e-mail message that is restricted by Information Rights Management (959632) - Describes a scenario in which Outlook 2007 may stop responding when you select an IRM e-mail message. Provides a...
  • Widnows 2008 Server KBs for December 2008

    Error message when you run a Borland MS-DOS based application: "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running" (960251) - Describes a problem in which you may receive an error message when you run a Borland...
  • Windows 2003 Server KBs for December 2008

    Power consumption may be more than you expect on a computer that is running Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 (918005) - Resolves a problem where the power consumption may be more than you expect on a Windows XP-based or Windows Server 2003-based...
  • XP KBs for December 2008

    An application that uses the Sxs.dll file crashes when you run the application on a Windows XP-based computer (943232) - Describes a problem in which an application that uses the Sxs.dll file may crash if you run the application on a Windows...
  • Vista Kbs for December 2008

    (late nuff said) 7 Error message when you run a Borland MS-DOS based application: "The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running" (960251) - Describes a problem in which you may...
  • OCS KBs for December 2008

    (again late) Description of the update package for Communications Server 2007 Web Components: November 2008 (959385) - Describes the update package for Communications Server 2007 Web Components that is dated November 2008. ...
  • Exchange KBs for December 2008

    (yes this is a late posting) When you replicate public folders to a computer that is running Exchange Server 2003, the nonpaged pool leaks memory (960908) - Describes an issue in Exchange Server 2003 in which the nonpaged...
  • (Released Dec 18th) December MOSS Cumulative Updates

    December cumulative updates have been released and available – oh great, more SharePoint updates to manage, right? Well, good news is that this time they’re uber-packages. What does that mean? 1 cumulative per product (WSS = 1, MOSS = 1), no more applying...
  • Options for RMS templates

    This is from an email thread I found while researching this for a client – to be honest something I had not thought of until asked about. The scenario: UserA sending a email to USerB using the RMS Do not forward template, lets UserB forward the...
  • What's new in Exchange for December

    When you replicate public folders to a computer that is running Exchange Server 2003, the nonpaged pool leaks memory (960908) - Describes an issue in Exchange Server 2003 in which the nonpaged pool leaks memory when you replicate public folders. Resolution...
  • Find Item Count in Ex2k7

    I use to use PFDavAdmin to export item count - here is a faster way to do this w/Ex2k7... Download the Exchange 2007 Powershell Scriptacular demo pack and copy out-html.ps1 and out-ie.ps1 to a directory on a computer in which the Exchange Management...
  • (Released Dec 19th) - DPM 2007 SP1

    Service Pack 1 for DPM 2007. What is new in Service Pack 1 http://www.microsoft.com/SystemCenter/DataProtectionManager/en/us/WHATs-NEW.aspx DPM 2007 sp1 x86 http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125991 DPM 2007 sp1 x64 http://go.microsoft...
  • PROACTIVE: Toolkit to Disable Automatic Delivery of Internet Explorer 8

    Microsoft will distribute Windows Internet Explorer 8 as a high-priority update through Automatic Updates for Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) and higher, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows Server 2003 SP2 for x64 and x86, Windows Vista for x64...
  • New ExBPA released on Jan 7th

    We have released an xml update for ExBPA suite of tools today. The update is an incremental update and fixes some issues found in the November 2008 XML update. It is targeted to servers running Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 EN version. XML...