VT's Blog

The Blog of Viral Tarpara A Smart 27 year old's thoughts on Windows, Cloud Computing, Collaboration, and Productivity

August, 2007

  • And There Was Much Rejoicing: Office Migration Planning Manager

    For people who wanted to convert all their MS Office documents to the ECMA OpenXML file format * soon to be ISO ratified* in a batch process, this download will speed up your organization's migration. IT'S FREE!! like beer! Don't worry, it wont modify...
  • When Having OneNote Is Not A Good Idea

    Technorati Tags: Microsoft , OneNote , Office , Tips , SharePoint , Backup Since coming to Microsoft from academia, one of greatest products that no one in academia knows about is OneNote. I'm sure I'll be getting emails for the product teams saying...
  • Vista, Office 2007, BDD, Exchange, Resource Laundry List

    Test Windows Vista and 2007 Office system for your organization Download the free Business Desktop Deployment 2007 solution to get all the deployment tools Learn more about Windows Vista, Exchange 2007 or the 2007 Office system Download the Exchange...
  • Microsoft IT Showcase: Deploying SharePoint

    One of the greatest things that don't happen at most corporate IT departments is giving back to the community and communicating best practices. Microsoft is one of the few companies that invest heavily in IT R&D so that it is an active partner in...
  • Microsoft Messaging & Mobility User Group UK

    So I went to my first user group in the UK. I was really impressed on the quality. I had a great opportunity to meet Nathan Winters, the founder and interacted with people in the community. Another reason I had a great time at the user group *besides...
  • Office Communications Server Launch Date

    For those of you don't read the Microsoft Press website on a regular basis, *guilty* OCS 2007's launch date has been set for October 16th! details and link to webcast here: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2007/aug07/08-21UCGVCFMA.mspx?rss_fdn...
  • Microsoft Live Writer 2.0 Beta

    Technorati Tags: Microsoft , Live.com , beta , blogging I just downloaded the new version of Live Writer, for some reason I was still using a pre-1.0 beta. For those of you who still use a browser to blog, using a dedicated application allows for a...
  • New Job, New Country, New Launch

    To all my readers out there, at present, all five of you, I thought it would be a great way to kick my new blog with a summary of where I've been and why I've decided to start a new blog. My first foray in the Microsoft blogging scene was the Vacuum Tube...