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January, 2010

  • Get the Virtual Machines for evaluating Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010

    This set of virtual machines enables you to demonstrate and test Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 in a fully configured environment with sample data. In order to run this demo you will need the following: · Windows Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role...
  • TechNet Subscription offer extended with 28% discount

    We are still offering the discount for the TechNet Subscriptions. Due to the continued success of the program, it is back again this year and the savings have been increased to 28%. Just sign up here for your TechNet Subscription and use promo code TNITE06...
  • Windows 7 “GodMode” Explained

    What’s all the fuss about Windows 7 “GodMode”? It probably has more to do with the moniker than anything else, but as The Deployment Guys point out in their blog, that’s not the name used internally here at Microsoft. The so-called “GodMode” is actually...
  • Registration is now open for the Microsoft Management Summit 2010

    Microsoft Management Summit 2010 is taking place April 10-23 in Las Vegas. In a year packed with new management product releases, MMS 2010 will provide the latest technical updates on desktop, datacenter, device and cloud management features and solutions...
  • Apply the critical security updates for Internet Explorer vulnerabilities

    This cumulative security update resolves seven privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The more severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web...
  • Microsoft Security Bulletins for January 2010

    Get the summary of security bulletins released for January. For information about how to receive automatic notifications whenever Microsoft security bulletins are issued, visit Microsoft Technical Security Notifications . Also, check out the webcast Information...
  • Enter the Toolbox.com Contest and Win an HP Envy

    Join the Toolbox.com Windows 7 community and submit your best story to the Windows @ Work contest for a chance to win an HP Envy. More to come, Mitch Subscribe to the TechNet Flash newsletter
  • New Update Center for Microsoft Office, Office Servers

    This Update Center on the Office TechCenter allows you to track all updates for Office in a single place. You’ll find a list of the most recent Service Pack, Security Update, and Cumulative Update (Hotfix) releases for each supported version of Office...
  • Sysinternals releases updated utlities

    The Sysinternals team has released the following two updates: · ProcDump v1.7 This update to ProcDump, a command-line utility that will generate memory dumps of processes based on various selectable criteria, now supports periodic timed dumps as...
  • Security Advisory: Assessing the risk of IE 0day vulnerability

    The Microsoft security response center has released Microsoft Security Advisory 979352 , alerting customers to limited, sophisticated attacks targeting Internet Explorer 6 customers. Today, samples of that exploit were made publicly available. The Security...
  • Download the Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant

    The Microsoft SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) is a toolkit that reduces the effort, cost, and risk of migrating to SQL Server. A new addition to the SSMA family is the CTP version 1.0 for MySQL that provides an assessment of migration efforts as...
  • Office 2010 Application Compatibility program beta resources available

    A beta of Office Environment Assessment Tool, a beta of Office Code Compatibility Inspector, and a draft of the Assessment and Remediation Guide are now available for download on TechNet . We encourage you to send us your feedback, comments and suggestions...
  • Microsoft releases research study at Data Privacy Day 2010

    Tomorrow is Data Privacy Day 2010 and Microsoft is releasing the results of a study it commissioned in France, Germany, the U.K., and the United States to find out how people manage the information that they and others place on the Internet. The same...