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  • Blog Post: Microsoft is Having a Big Patch Tuesday – Webcast Announced

    For October we are releasing 13 bulletins (eight critical and five important), addressing 34 vulnerabilities, affecting Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Silverlight, Forefront, Developer Tools, and SQL Server. Most of these updates require a restart so please factor that into your deployment planning...
  • Blog Post: Christmas Webcasts: Working Across Different Timezones in Outlook

    Merry Christamas! Here is a webcast tip that will quickly show you how you can add a second timezone view to your Outlook 'Day' calendar. Hope this tip helps you out.
  • Blog Post: 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 solving the business's problems and is able to create...
  • Blog Post: TechNet December WebCasts and Videos

    TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for SharePoint (Level 200) Wednesday, December 02, 2009 - 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Pacific Time Vipul Shah, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation Tom Brauch, President, Fpweb.net - SharePoint Hosting Pioneer Steve Laux, Product Manager, Fpweb...
  • Blog Post: February Live Webcasts from Microsoft

    TechNet Webcast: Network Considerations for Deploying Communications Server 2007 R2 (Level 300) Tuesday, February 02, 2010 - 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Pacific Time Desmond Lee, Senior Consultant, Winworkers Switzerland http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032439126&Culture=en-US...
  • Blog Post: OpenXML Debate with GNOME Foundation Live at 1pm (GMT -5)

    I'm lazy today so I'll just copy an excerpt from Slashdot about something I will definitely be watching around open standards and file formats. lisah writes "Linux.com's Robin 'Roblimo' Miller will moderate a live debate today, Wednesday, December 5 at 1pm US EST (GMT -5), between the GNOME Foundation...
  • Blog Post: Online Office 2007 Training Resources

    During an internal discussion involving a secret plugin, an email was sent out basically giving a laundry list of training material for Office 2007.  Thanks Jessica for sending out this email! I particularly like the printable article and spreadsheets!  Web-based interactive command reference...
  • Blog Post: HOW TO: Removing Hidden Data From Office Documents

    Metadata is information within a document that provides indexing intelligence to other applications and subsystems. Metadata is what makes search engines and filters effective and almost every modern media file from a photo to an excel sheet has some. Metadata could be as simple as the "date created...
  • Blog Post: Just Tafiti It

    I'm always amazed at how quickly the marketing department gets on a roll with great product names like Silverlight , Surface , and Popfly , only to crash into a proverbial brick wall with a name like Tafiti . what is that, like 5 syllabals? Regardless of our opinions on Microsoft naming conventions...
  • Blog Post: 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=Press%20Releases Office Communications Server...
  • Blog Post: Christmas Webcasts:Adding Content to Search Server

    Here is the a quick blogcast showing how to index web sites, network file shares, Sharepoint sites, and Exchange Public Folders. This is very basic but will hopefully show you how easy the interface is. The parts will get increasingly complex in the coming days.
  • Blog Post: Christmas Webcast Bugs

    I just wanted everyone to know that I've recently become aware of some audio glitches in my first two Christmas webcasts and I am trying to debug/resolve them.  If you try to get through some of the glitches, it eventually disappears.  The message of the webcasts still get across for the most...
  • Blog Post: MOSS 2007: In-depth Look at Search Technology (Level 200)

    TechNet Webcast: An In-Depth Look at SharePoint Server 2007 Search Technology (Level 200) Monday, December 17, 2007 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific Time Matt Hester, IT Pro Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032359951&Culture=en-US   This...
  • Blog Post: Partner Webcast for Window Server 2008 R2 & Hyper-V

    WNS140AL: Planning and Deploying Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V: Part 4 – Plan, Deploy and Manage with the Security Compliance Management Toolkit Beta Presented by Tom Cloward Tuesday, September 29, 2009 8:00-9:00am Pacific Time Click here to calculate your local time This is a joint Microsoft internal...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft in Education – A Presentation by Steve Beswick

    I managed to finally import, edit, and clean up the video from The SharePoint EDU Conference that took place back in the Summer 2009 in Birmingham.  There is a heavy SharePoint focus as you can tell by the name.  The content below is one of six videos that were recorded so stay tuned for more...
  • Blog Post: Meet Microsoft Server Core

    The evangelists at Microsoft Across America have just released a great 8-part screencast of Windows Server 2008 Core. None of the videos are longer than eight minutes and most are around five so WATCH THEM ALL! Here is an excerpt from Keith Combs's article , "At its "Core", the Windows Server 2008...
  • Blog Post: Christmas Webcasts: Clearing Your Inbox of Unread Junk - Step 2

    This tip covers how to discover what is eating up all of your inbox quota/disk space via "folder size" window. Also the webcast will show you how to clean out hidden folders that may not show up in Outlook due to sync corruption. Finally, learn about AutoArchive and setting appropriate archive policy...
  • Blog Post: Christmas Webcasts: Clearing Your Inbox of Unread Junk - Step 1

    We all do it. We all let email pile up in our inbox until we have unread emails in the triple digits. Whether it is Hotmail, GMail, or Outlook, it happens to the best of us. We are all in a continuous state of information overload cause us to ignore or put up with the frustration of keeping a clean inbox...
  • Blog Post: Near Realtime Video and Image Sharing with Jing

    I was downloading Camtasia so that I could begin recording some screencasts when I discovered one of Techsmith's *makers of Camtasia* pet project called Jing . With a name like Jing , who could resist clicking on it. Even as I contemplated on what it could possibly be, my mind wandered to interesting...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft WorldWide Telescope Sneak Preview (Video)

    TED has a great 6 minute video showing off the WorldWide Telescope's interface!  Dr. Roy Gould presents the technology and relates it to the humanistic elements of science, exploration, and societal optimism. http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/view/id/224
  • Blog Post: Spoon Feed Your Geek Brain With April Webcasts

    Here are a list of interesting Webcasts in April!    TechNet 24 Hours of Windows Server 2008 24 Hours of SQL Server 2008 Windows Mobile: Delivering Advanced Communications and Mobile Applications Securing Your Environment by Collaborating Effectively   MSDN Explore the New Features of...
  • Blog Post: Windows Legend Mark Russinovich to Talk Windows 7 Feb 12th

    It is funny that of all the cultural and literary references in society, a kid’s cartoon movie like Toy Story is the reference of choice when choosing a title for a technology session.  What is it about cartoons that inspires even the oldest of our industry?  On with it then…. Join Mark Russinovich...