7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Release Candidate Now available!
previous updates delivered over windows update as well as continuing
incremental updates to the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 platforms.
Virtualization Team Blog
World Simplified is a Virtual World
App-V Product Team Blog
Official MDOP Blog
the Directory Services Team
the Performance Team
Enterprise Networking Team
the Core Team
Guide for Educators
Accessible Technology: A Guide for Educators
Microsoft Security Compliance Manager provides centralized security baseline
management features, a baseline portfolio, customization capabilities, and
security baseline export flexibility to accelerate your organization’s ability
to efficiently manage the security and compliance process for the most widely
used Microsoft technologies.
PE Developer’s Guide
guide for ISVs and OEMs to develop and to debug deployment, diagnostics, and
recovery applications that run in Windows PE.
Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update October 2010
this set of updates for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 environment released during
the period of October 1 - October 31, 2010.
CE 5.0 Monthly Update October 2010
this set of updates for Windows CE 5.0 released during the period of October 1
- October 31, 2010.
for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3 - Microsoft Office 97, 2000, 2003, XP and 2007
file format support
are a 3rd party component for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R3. This release brings
provides document viewing capabilities for Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Word,
and Excel, as well as PDF file formats, enabling a mobile productivity
experience for Windows Embedded CE 6.0
for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter for x64-based Systems [November 2010]
this update for Windows Mail to revise the definition files that are used to
detect e-mail messages that should be considered junk e-mail or that may
contain phishing content.
for Windows Mail Junk E-mail Filter [November 2010] (KB905866)
Planning and Design
Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows
Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify
and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with
each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.
SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation
Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides
technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are
implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies.
Office Protocol Documentation
Office protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft
proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in the Microsoft Office
Malicious Software Removal Tool x64
tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious
software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the
infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this
tool on the second Tuesday of each month.
Malicious Software Removal Tool
Applications for the Cloud – Code Samples
Azure Tools and SDK 1.3
Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio, which includes the Windows Azure SDK,
extends Visual Studio 2010 to enable the creation, configuration, building,
debugging, running, packaging and deployment of scalable web applications and
services on Windows Azure.
Azure Platform Training Kit
Azure Platform Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content
to help you learn how to use Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and the Windows Azure
FS 2.0 Step-by-Step Guide: Federation with Ping Identity PingFederate
guide provides information on AD FS 2.0 interoperability with PingIdentity
list can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/events/default.mspx
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.
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.
and Tricks for Office 2010
Additional Information Worker.
invite you to attend a Live Meeting presentation that will help you get the
most out of Office 2010. Learn about new features and timesavers to help you in
your day-to-day work. This session is good for beginner and intermediate users.
time you take to attend this session can help save you time later – past
participants report saving from 15 to over 30 minutes a day after attending a
Tips and Tricks session. Led by an expert Microsoft technology presenter, the
session will be informative and entertaining, designed to help you learn how to
work more effectively.
Jed Warren, IT Training Specialist, New Horizons Learning Center
Warren has over 12 years experience in IT. He has spent the last six years
doing hands-on computer training for New Horizons Computer Learning and
Microsoft. Recognized as the number one applications instructor worldwide for
2006 at New Horizons; he continued training thousands of end users in
beginning, intermediate and advanced classes for over 27 different courses. As
a current MCP and MCT, Jed also holds certifications in IC3, ITIL, Comptia A+,
Net +, and Security +, Desktop Support Technician, and a master certification
in Microsoft Office Systems
Webcast: Office 2010: Learn New Productivity Features and Deployment Tips
Microsoft Office "14".
IT Decision Maker, IT Generalist.
how Microsoft Office 2010 can improve employee productivity and help IT pros to
maintain a secure, controlled environment. In this webcast, we:
Office Web Apps, differentiated functionality, and new features—especially ones
that offer security and control.
in detail how Office 2010 differs from previous versions.
how to prepare your environment to upgrade or migrate to Office 2010.
Raja Noori, Senior Marketing Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Noori has been working at Microsoft since 2005 and currently leads Microsoft
Office 2010 Product Marketing for the medium-size business segment. His diverse
professional experience includes working as a developer, financial analyst, and
project and program manager at large companies such as Bank of America,
Honeywell, and HP. He holds a master's degree in engineering and a Master of
Business Administration (MBA). He lives in Redmond, Washington with his family.
Webcast: Embracing Multiple Screens: Who's Doing It and Why Should You Care?
you're developing an application, it's important to consider where and how an
end user will interact with the application. According to Gartner, phones will
be the most common web access device by 2013. Attend this webcast to learn
how—with just a few simple steps—you can create a rich, engaging user
experience that is specifically optimized for where and how your end users are
experiencing your application. Take a look at what customers like Conde Nast
and AP are doing or what partners like Vertigo and InterKnowlogy are doing;
it's not complicated and can make your apps more valuable.
Danilo Diaz, Developer Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation
drive redirection not working in RDP Session
Active Directory replication traffic and client RPC traffic to a specific port
cannot open files that have extensions such as.exe,.com, and.lnk on a Windows
download albums in Windows Live Photo Gallery after upgrading from Windows
Vista to Windows 7
update that improves the compatibility of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2
with Advanced Format Disks is available
Vulnerabilities in SChannel could allow remote code execution
Ribbon is not displayed correctly in an application that uses the
/largeaddressaware option on a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows
Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
0xB8 ATTEMPTED_SWITCH_FROM_DPC” Error During Shutdown or When Entering
Hibernation on Windows Server 2008 and Server 2008 R2
update that adds 33 configuration rules and 9 operation rules to BPA for DNS in
Windows Server 2008 R2 is available
8451 - “Hyper-V failed creating a new Desktop Virtualization Host” is logged on
Windows Server 2008 R2
to manage cluster using failover cluster manager. Error Received:
"Connection to the cluster is not allowed since you are not an
administrator on the cluster node(s) "
fix is available for three issues in the x2APIC mode in x64-based versions of
Windows Server 2008 R2
VBScript error: 0x1A8. Object required
select multiple items after upgrading from Windows XP to Windows Vista
preview pictures in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows Vista
issues in the print preview of an image in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows
Live Photo Gallery freezes
start Windows Live Photo Gallery
is slow when Windows Photo Gallery displays TIFF images that do not fit into
one page in Windows Vista
image and its background become yellow in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows
transition issues in Windows Photo Gallery in Windows XP or in Windows Vista
With Command Is Missing for .Bat, .Exe, or .Com Files
System Hard Error Message Dialog Boxes
to raise Active Directory domain and forest functional levels
can change the desktop wallpaper setting after administrator selects
"Prevent Changing Wallpaper" option in Group Policy
leak when calling AutomationElement::ElementFromPoint on Items View object
using USB-attached monitor, display configuration may not be retained after
hotfix is available that updates localized Windows PowerShell Help files for
Windows Server AppFabric
KMS current count does not increase when you add new Windows Vista or Windows
7-based client computers to the network
of your display may lead to cursor only on black screen.