Microsoft Office 2010 RTM
With the launch of Office 2010, we are producing another wave of great help and training content. The new Office 2010 website (office2010.microsoft.com) delivers articles and demos that will quickly get you up to speed on the new features and functionality in Office
Microsoft Security Essentials
Free download: Protect your PC from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software
Create awesome mobile apps and games
Download developer tools, guides, and code samples for Windows Phone 7
Tech·Ed 2010 - June 7-10, 2010
New Orleans, LA
Attend Tech·Ed 2010 and you will return to your office with the expertise only four days at Tech·Ed can offer. Learn about cutting edge trends to help make life easier while making personal connections with Microsoft experts and peers.
Windows Virtualization Team Blog
The World Simplified is a Virtual World
The App-V Product Team Blog
The Official MDOP Blog
Ask the Directory Services Team
Ask the Performance Team
Microsoft Enterprise Networking Team
Ask the Core Team
The Hot Blog
Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) User Guide
Download this user guide to see step-by-step instructions for the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC).
Microsoft Filter Pack
This download will install and register IFilters with the Microsoft Windows Indexing Service. These IFilters are used by Microsoft Search products to index the contents of specific document formats.
Office 2010 Administrative Templates and OCT
This download includes Group Policy Administrative Template (ADM, ADMX/ADML) and Office Customization Tool (OPAX/OPAL) files for Microsoft Office 2010.
Beyond Office 2010 - The Future of Productivity
Application Virtualization Sequencing SuperFlow
This SuperFlow provides detailed information about the Application Virtualization Sequencing process.
The PoC Jumpstart provides resources to deploy a desktop PoC with Windows 7, Office 2010, Internet Explorer 8, and Application Virtualization with Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack technology.
Volume Licensing Program Guides
Volume Licensing documents, including program guides, datasheets, and FAQs
One Small Step Virtualization Whitepaper
Office 2010: Product Guides
The Office 2010 product guides provide an overview of what’s new in your favorite Microsoft Office programs and a deeper look at benefits across all Office 2010 programs, as well as Office Web Apps and Office Mobile 2010.
Touch Pack for Windows 7
Six applications optimized for Windows 7 Touch
Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor
Download and run the Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor to see if your PC is ready for Windows 7. It scans your hardware, devices, and installed programs for known compatibility issues, gives you guidance on how to resolve potential issues found, and recommends what to do before you upgrade.
Windows PowerShell Quick Reference
Quick-reference guide to commonly-used Windows PowerShell commands.
Office 2010 KMS Host License Pack
Volume licensing editions of Microsoft Office 2010 suites and applications, Microsoft Project 2010 and Microsoft Visio 2010 require activation. Key Management Service (KMS) is a local volume activation method. To activate your Office 2010 client installations with KMS, you will need to set up a KMS host.
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Interactive Webcast Calendar
The interactive calendar will help you quickly find live webcasts that fit your schedule as well as on-demand webcasts to view at your convenience. You can choose your time zone and filter this list by audience, webcast series, product or topic, and presenter.
Monthly Archived Webcasts:
Desktop Virtualization Hour
Take a technical deep dive with resources, tools, and expert guidance for your Windows client infrastructure.What is the best migration path to Windows 7? What’s the best desktop management strategy for your company? Which virtualization solutions can save you time and money? Join us in this virtual event and learn how Microsoft can help you discover choices, preserve & extend your existing investments. Learn how Microsoft’s virtualization vision and technologies can help you.
Be in the know about Windows Phone 7 Series
In February 2010, Microsoft announced its revolutionary mobile platform, Windows Phone 7. Windows Phone 7 represents a complete departure from previous versions of Windows Phone/Windows Mobile. Join this webcast on May 27th, Mark Arteaga, Mobile Solutions Specialist from RedBit Development will walk you through the features that make Windows Phone 7 unique. We will cover some of the new APIs available for Windows Phone 7, as well as the new application model, Windows Phone 7 specific services, sensors, Bing Maps integration, software keyboard, multimedia and briefly the new Design Language ‘Metro’. In sum, you will get a glimpse at what it will be like to build applications for the next generation of Windows phones. If you have developed for previous versions of Windows Phone be sure to check out this session because all developer tools have changed. Register now! Speaker Bio: Mark Arteaga is a Mobile Solutions Specialist and owner of RedBit Development specializing in building custom software, training customers and helping customers implementing mobile based software systems. Mark's has been working in the software industry his entire career and currently main roles are designing, architecting and leading various software projects to help customers mobilize enterprise applications. Mark has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional six consecutive years for his involvement in the mobile and embedded developer community and is the only Device Application Development MVP in Canada. You can contact Mark via his blog at blog.markarteaga.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him at twitter.com/MarkArteaga ...
5/27/2010 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)- 5/27/2010 3:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes
Primary Language: English
Primary Target Audience: Architect
TechNet Webcast: Deep Dive - Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for SharePoint 2010 (Level 300)
Virtualizing business-critical applications can deliver significant customer benefits, including cost savings, enhanced business continuity, and an agile and efficient management solution. In this webcast, we discuss virtualizing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 using Microsoft solutions. We present the benefits of Microsoft virtualization technologies over key competitors such as VMware, and we provide guidance for virtualizing SharePoint 2010 for production and test/development scenarios, focusing on scale, load balancing, dynamic provisioning, and high availability. Other topics we cover include Microsoft virtualization technical details with best practices and customer evidence and results from lab deployment tests. Presenters: Arno Mihm, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation and Shaun Eagan, Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation Arno Mihm is a senior program manager at Microsoft. For the past 15 years, Arno has worked in various server technology fields. Before joining the Windows Team, he implemented and drove system management standards, worked on benchmarking, and managed system high availability. For the last three and a half years, he has been focused on server virtualization with Hyper-V working extensively with Microsoft technology partners worldwide to enable "best-of-breed" solutions with Windows Server Hyper-V. View other sessions from Managing a Microsoft Infrastructure: Improve Reliability and Performance If you have questions or feedback, contact us. ...
5/27/2010 8:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/27/2010 9:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes
Primary Target Audience: IT Generalist
Business Insights Webcast: Desktop Virtualization from Microsoft (Level 100)
Please join us for the Microsoft-led seminar Desktop Virtualization from Microsoft, where you can learn about Microsoft desktop virtualization technologies and how these solutions can help you deploy and manage a Windows 7 operating system environm ...
5/26/2010 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/26/2010 12:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes
Primary Target Audience: Non-Tech Influencing BDM
TechNet Webcast: Clusters and Virtualization: Guest Clustering vs. Host Clustering (Level 300)
In host clustering the Hyper-V parent partition handles the clustering of virtual machines, while in guest clustering each virtual machine manages the clustering of services or applications running inside the virtual machine. What are the pros and ...
5/19/2010 10:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/19/2010 11:00 AM | Duration:60 Minutes
Primary Target Audience: IT Decision Maker
TechNet Webcast: Understanding the Microsoft Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (Level 300)
The Microsoft Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool (OVMST) provides guidance and automated tools to keep your offline virtualized environment up to date with the latest updates and safe from attackers. The Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool n ...
5/11/2010 1:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/11/2010 2:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: Improving the Availability of Virtualization Deployments with CSV and Hyper-V (Level 300)
Learn about the various factors to consider when deploying Hyper-V on Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV). In this session, we review basic CSV deployment requirements and provide current suggested best practices for configuration of CSV networking and st ...
5/10/2010 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/10/2010 12:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes
TechNet Webcast: High Availability Server Apps with Windows Server 2008 R2 Failover Clusters (Level 300)
Learn how Windows Server 2008 R2 failover clusters can help increase the availability of important server applications. In this webcast, we provide an overview of a variety of deployment strategies and considerations that impact clusters, including ...
5/3/2010 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)- 5/3/2010 12:00 PM | Duration:60 Minutes
Win Vista Business 32bit AL: Error message when you try to format an unformatted floppy disk: "Windows was unable to complete the format"
Win Vista Enterprise 32bit AL: Video streams in ASF format that do not have Replicated Data cannot be played on a computer that is running Windows Vista
Win Vista Enterprise 32bit AL: WinSAT may crash after you use it to assess Direct3D performance on a computer that has more than 8 CPU cores
Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: A memory leak issue occurs in the Audiodg.exe process when you play audio on a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: A RemoteApp program does not show the saved user name when you start the program on a computer that is running Windows Vista
Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: "Stop: 0x000000F4": error message when a console application is exiting in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: An Office application does not open or save documents from a SharePoint site on a client computer that is running Windows Vista SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2
Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: You receive broken messages in the Ftp command output logs on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: The "Requested IP address" option is missing in the DHCP Discover package that is sent by a client computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
Win Vista Home Prem 32bit AL: Software installation fails when you use Windows Installer 4.5 in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008
Win Vista SP2 AL: The scroll bar of a child control stops responding to the mouse click in an application on a computer that is running Windows Vista SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2 after you move a top level window of the application
Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: You cannot use the Message-Signaled Interrupts feature on a VIA processor when you use the current versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: The SetPixel function fails in specific x-coordinates if the Windows Aero is not running on a computer that is running Windows Vista
Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: A removable storage device is disabled when you enable a Group Policy to deny write access or to deny read access to the device on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: The Storage Explorer Microsoft Management Console (MMC) snap-in window crashes on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 when you use the snap-in to monitor HBA status
Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: The account password on a client computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 is not changed when the Maximum password age is reached
Win Vista Ultimate 32bit AL: The COM+ applications stop responding (hang) intermittently on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
Windows XP SP2 EN: MS10-027: Vulnerability in Windows Media Player could allow remote code execution
Windows Svr 2000 EN: MS10-025: Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Media Services could allow remote code execution
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: A computer stops responding when you try to access a network share file and when the computer is running Windows vista or Windows Server 2008
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: "0x0000009F" or "0x000000A0" Stop errors on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 when a USB webcam is set as the default audio device
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: "Stop 0x0000007E" or "Stop 0x00000050" Stop error message in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: You cannot access a newly copied file in a shared folder on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Stop error message if under heavy load in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Vista: "Stop 0x00000050"
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: An application that uses the Ieframe.dll module does not work after you install Internet Explorer 7
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: Memory leak in NETAPI32.DLL module when an application calls some functions
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: An XPS printer is very slow to print graphics in Vista SP2 and in Windows Server 2008 SP2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: You cannot read the text in a gray area of a printout in Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: The handle count of the system process keeps increasing in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: The DNS Server service on an RODC does not respond to DNS queries for several minutes if the link to some RWDCs breaks in Windows Server 2008
Windows Svr 2008 Ent AL: A computer that is running Client for NFS restarts automatically when you access multiple folders on an NFS share through a DFS root
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: You cannot create or delete managed service accounts in a perimeter network in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: The HBA APIs return the wrong device names for the HBAs and their external peripherals in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: An NPS server that is running Windows Server 2008 SP2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 does not send an Access-Reject packet to an NPS client
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: A computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 stops responding when you run a large application
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Error message when Windows Deployment Service clients cannot obtain the boot image from a Windows Server 2008 R2-based WDS server: "PXE-E78: Could not locate boot server"
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Some Group Policy preferences are not applied successfully on computers that are running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: "Robocopy /B" does not copy the security information such as ACL in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: The USB selective suspend feature may be disabled when you use DC/AC on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Stop error in Win7 and in Win2008 R2 when you run a backup application: "0x0000007E SYSTEM_THREAD_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED"
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: "0x00000044" Stop error message when you use MPIO DSM in Windows Server 2008 R2 to manage a storage device that is connected by Fibre Channel or by Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: You cannot create a subscription by using the "Source computer initiated" type on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Two users accounts that are logged on to the same computer cannot use Windows Photo Viewer at the same time in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: An ACPI APIC UP HAL operating system image cannot be deployed if a Windows 7 boot image is used in the deployment process
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 enters sleep mode automatically when you use a scanner to scan a document
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Incorrect C-state data in Windows Server 2008 R2 and in Windows 7
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: You cannot use certain tools to deploy Windows on a UEFI-based computer by using Windows PE 2.1
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: A shared printer does not appear in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Some data is corrupted when cached and noncached I/O operations occur by using the same NTFS file handle
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: The Network Policy Server (NPS) does not authenticate an EAP-MD5 request if the "name" field is empty in the EAP-MD5 challenge response in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: You cannot create a software installation Group Policy setting on a read-only domain controller in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: The "Win32_Service" WMI class leaks memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 and in Windows 7
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: No print jobs are displayed in the IPP print queue on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: The computer stops responding or restarts during the Hyper-V Live Migration process in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: You cannot print a Web page by using an IPP printer in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: Error message occurs when you use GPMC to view a software restriction Group Policy setting in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2: "An error has occurred while collecting data for Software Restriction Policies"
Windows Svr 2008 Ent R2 AL: You cannot open an HTML GPO report that is created by the German version of Windows Server 2008 R2 or of Windows 7
Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: A terminal server that is running Windows Server 2008 stops responding when lots of clients make terminal sessions to the server
Windows Svr 2008 Std AL: An LDAP bind to a Windows Server 2008-based server fails when the client enables only the "confidentiality protection" bit"
Windows Svr 2008 Std R2 AL: The "dsget user -memberof -expand" command returns incorrect results in Windows Server 2008 R2 and in Windows 7
Windows Svr Ent 2003 EN: ADAM service runs slowly or stops responding during garbage collection
Windows Svr Ent 2003 EN: Terminal Services Group Policies may not take effect in Windows Server 2003 after a terminal server restart
Windows Svr Ent 2003 EN: Stop error in Windows Server 2003 SP2: "0x0000000A IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL"
Windows Svr Ent 2003 EN: You receive a warning when you use the UUIDGEN.exe command or the UuidCreateSequential function on a computer that has a valid network adapter address