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Windows Internet Explorer 9 Released to Web

You can now download Internet Explorer 9. Check out the latest features for IT professionals, and get guidance to help you pilot and deploy this enterprise-ready browser in your organization with the Springboard Series for Internet Explorer 9.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/products/ie/home

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/default

Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 now available

Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 includes a host of improvements and fixes based on your feedback, including a local Help Viewer, Silverlight performance tuning, .NET 3.5 unit testing, IntelliTrace for 64-bit and SharePoint, and much, much more.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=75568aa6-8107-475d-948a-ef22627e57a5&displaylang=en

Microsoft App-V 4.6 Service Pack 1 and MED-V 2.0 Released

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP) 2011, featuring Microsoft App-V 4.6 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and MED-V 2.0, is now available. App-V 4.6 SP1 makes App-V packaging easy, fast, and predictable, and MED-V 2.0 is easier to use than ever, with no dedicated infrastructure required

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mdop/archive/2011/03/09/app-v-4-6-sp1-and-med-v-2-0-are-available-as-part-of-mdop-2011.aspx

Windows Virtualization Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization

The World Simplified is a Virtual World

http://blogs.technet.com/virtualworld

The App-V Product Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/appv

The Official MDOP Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/mdop

Ask the Directory Services Team

http://blogs.technet.com/askds

Ask the Performance Team

http://blogs.technet.com/askperf

Microsoft Enterprise Networking Team

http://blogs.technet.com/networking

Ask the Core Team

http://blogs.technet.com/askcore

Ntdebugging Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/ntdebugging

The Hot Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/hot

TRM

http://blogs.technet.com/trm/default.aspx

Downloads

Windows Internet Explorer 9 Released to Web

You can now download Internet Explorer 9. Check out the latest features for IT professionals, and get guidance to help you pilot and deploy this enterprise-ready browser in your organization with the Springboard Series for Internet Explorer 9.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/products/ie/home

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/default

Group Policy Settings Reference Windows Internet Explorer 9

This spreadsheet lists the policy settings for computer and user configurations included in the administrative template files (admx/adml) delivered with Windows Internet Explorer 9.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=21e84c24-b967-4d6d-850a-5eb554d18447

Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 now available

Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 includes a host of improvements and fixes based on your feedback, including a local Help Viewer, Silverlight performance tuning, .NET 3.5 unit testing, IntelliTrace for 64-bit and SharePoint, and much, much more.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=75568aa6-8107-475d-948a-ef22627e57a5&displaylang=en

VMM 2012 Beta Eval (VHD)

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 delivers industry leading fabric managment, virtual machine management and services deployment in private cloud environments.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=76002803-4fe8-4573-a76d-6b2b11adfe58

System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2012 Beta Documentation

This download provides technical documentation for the Beta release of VMM 2012.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=f7c174f2-1d39-4fed-9778-3f41b84f744b

Server App-V Beta Documentation

The beta documentation for Microsoft Server Application Virtualization (Server App-V) is available in this download.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=d24bbf9b-9d9c-4966-90e5-575852c9258b

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Common Criteria Guide

This is the supplemental administrator guidance documentation that was used in the Common Criteria evaluation of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cb19538d-9e13-4ab6-af38-8f48abfdad08

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 – Evaluation

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 (VMM) is a comprehensive management solution for the virtualized data center. It enables increased physical server utilization, centralized management of virtual machine infrastructure, and rapid provisioning of new virtual machines by the administrator, delegated administrator, and authorized end users.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=9189bbce-d970-4c6c-9dd3-9e65798ecd70

BranchCache Learning Roadmap

This learning roadmap provides you with links to prerequisite information you need to understand and deploy BranchCache, and also provides links to BranchCache information from level 100 to level 300. In addition there are links to optional information that will enhance your ability to expand and manage your BranchCache deployment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=cda652cf-c954-4b78-9e1b-7a660dc3b867

Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Data Sheets

Learn how Microsoft Desktop Virtualization Solutions can empower organizations to provide employees with the flexibility to work everywhere on a range of devices, while simplifying compliance and business continuity through a centralized and unified management infrastructure.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=81d1d1b8-e0e2-43c1-be91-6a5382f8ac39

Managing Microsoft Desktop Virtualization

Learn about managing desktop virtualization solutions with Microsoft technologies..

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=59e220ee-e7a1-4f8e-a86a-538b854c5e18

Microsoft RemoteFX for Remote Desktop Virtualization Host Capacity Planning Guide for Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

This white paper is intended as a guide for capacity planning of Microsoft RemoteFX in Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=679193cb-9b74-4590-a2be-00bde429c990

Remote Desktop Session Host Capacity Planning in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Microsoft RemoteFX in Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1

This white paper is intended as a guide for capacity planning of RD Session Host in Windows Server 2008 R2 and RemoteFX in Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (SP1).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ca837962-4128-4680-b1c0-ad0985939063

Events/Webcasts

Live Webcasts:

Full list can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/events/default.mspx

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.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/webcasts/calendar/monthview.aspx

Monthly Archived Webcasts:

http://www.microsoft.com/events/webcasts/library/default.mspx

April WebCast Calendar

http://www.microsoft.com/events/webcasts/calendar/MonthView.aspx?stdate=4/1/2011&audience=0&series=0&product=0&presenter=0&tz=0

New KB's

Problems with Windows 7 parsing MCCS information

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2515532

“Access Denied” error trying to rename a file on share available offline

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2457622

Event ID 7000 or 7026 may be logged in the System log on a computer that is running Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933757

Error message when installing RSAT: 'This update is not applicable to your computer'

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2517239

Display Changes Resolution on Windows 7 While Pressing Win+P Hot Key and Select Duplicate When Only One Monitor is Connected

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2518084

The GetGlyphOutline() function incorrectly returns glyphs from the GulimChe font in Windows 7

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2447659

A DNS Update is recorded as failed: Event ID 5774, 1196, or 1578

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977158

Windows 7 stops responding when you print to a Bluetooth printer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2461648

[SDP 3][506d1864-dc2a-493c-be61-defc84fbcd60] Volume License Activation - Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2518799

[SDP 3][10678477-8f52-4968-8848-01305cbcc3c1] Performance - Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2516512

Microsoft inbox DSM may not perform well on system with many processors

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2517251

Using Hyper-V with large sector drives on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2515143

Remote Desktop or RemoteApp session does not terminate due to spawned splwow64.exe process

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2513330

Physical Memory Limits in Crash Dump files for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2510168

Group Policy Editor incorrectly displays value for drop-down box data in Group Policy settings if opened maximized

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2494205

The DNS Zone Transfer setting is not retained in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2514953

You cannot manage a remote DNS server by using RSAT or the DNS MMC on Window Server-based computers

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2514936

A static record is not updated to a dynamic record as expected in the Windows Server MMC

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2514994

[SDP 3][460be109-5977-4f5b-ba8b-a605415c973e] Directory Services - Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2515358

A hotfix is available to update the Daylight Saving Time for Chile for Windows Operating Systems

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2519231

MS11-015: Description of the security update for Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005: March 8, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2502898

MS11-017: Description of the security update for Remote Desktop client 5.2: March 8, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2483618

Offline File Synchronization – In Windows 7 the "Work Offline/Work Online" option button disappears from Windows Explorer after an offline / online transition and the Client Side Cache remains offline until the next restart of the computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2512089

A device may be displayed as the default icon on the network map when the network has more than 10 hosts

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2506718

Keys in the CNG user interface are always described as having no description in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2507840

A black screen is displayed when a Windows 7 SP1-based or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computer tries to enter hibernation

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2496744

MS11-017: Vulnerability in Remote Desktop client could allow remote code execution: March 8, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2508062

MS11-017: Description of the security update for Remote Desktop client 7.0: March 8, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2483614

MS11-015: Vulnerability in Microsoft DirectShow could allow remote code execution: March 8, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2510030

Stop D1 (DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL) bugcheck in USBPORT while transferring USB data and selecting USB interface

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2507083

How to fix the FLECS Add-on and Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520458

How to fix the Superfish Window Shopper add-on and Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520435

How to fix the Shopping Reports add-on and Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520397

How to fix the Verification Engine add-on and Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520408

How to fix the iPlus add-on and Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520419

How to fix the PC Tools Browser Guard Toolbar and Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520365

How to fix the Xunlei Thunder Download Manager add-on and Internet Explorer 9 incompatibility

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520403

Errors occur when using Canon printer drivers to print from Windows Internet Explorer 9

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2522071

MS11-017: Description of the security update for Remote Desktop client 6.1 and Remote Desktop client 6.0: March 8, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2481109

Windows Management Framework (Windows PowerShell 2.0, WinRM 2.0, and BITS 4.0)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968929

MS11-015: Description of the security update for Windows Media Center TV Pack 2008 for Windows Vista: March 8, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2494132

How to Compress "Bloated" Registry Hives

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2498915

Adding Simplified Chinese MUI Pack to English Windows Server 2003 SP2 can cause operating system to hang

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2524277

Recovering missing FRS objects and FRS attributes in Active Directory

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312862

IEEE 1394 Asynchronous Request May Time Out Due to Dropped Response from Remote Node

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2519460

An ADO application that is re-compiled on a Windows 7 Service Pack 1-based computer does not run on down-level operating systems

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2517589

Configuring Internet Explorer proxy settings in response to malware

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2522894

Internet Explorer 8 may stop responding when you browse some webpages in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2510901

The XSS Filter in Internet Explorer 8 improperly blocks HTTP response rendered as XML

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2524198

Description for "Turn On ActiveX filtering" Group Policy Setting contains incorrect text

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2522815

Missing or Garbled Text Printing from IE9 to Adobe PDF Printer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2522987

SharePoint 2010: Receiving error: “Security token service is not available”

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2493524

Performance issues are caused by a memory leak on a Windows Server 2008-based print server that has many Windows Vista-based printer clients

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951638

Performance counter 'Redirector-Current Commands' always shows a value of '0'

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2523382

You may experience problems in Windows Explorer or in the Windows shell after you install security update MS06-015

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/918165

When a user offers a Remote Assistance invitation to an expert user who is running Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, the expert’s logon attempt forcibly logs off the original user

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2526705

WriteEncryptedFileRaw fails if the file contained a sparse stream

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2525290

PXE Clients do not receive an IP address from a DHCP server

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257579

Various issues may occur on a Windows Server 2003-based computer that is running the Volume Shadow Copy Service

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940032

Configuring opportunistic locking in Windows

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/296264

[SDP 3][f2567265-e251-4fce-a78a-dd0a01d22182] Repro Recorder

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520621

Applications that use the Virtual Wi-Fi technology do not work after you restart a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2496820

An update to support the new currency symbol for the Indian Rupee in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2496898

Slow response working with WebDAV resources on Windows Vista or Windows 7

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2445570

Error message "Windows SIM was unable to generate a catalog" or "Parameter count mismatch"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2524737

Error when you install an update for Windows: "Error Code FFFFFFFE"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2525311

You have to refresh the web page to load the current page in Internet Explorer 8

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2525067

[SDP 3][a0f578a1-731c-4437-92cf-c246fa98be36] Hyper-V - Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2518791

Clientname and Sessionname enviroment variable may be missing

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2509192

CryptSetProvider function or CryptSetProviderEx fails to change the user’s default cryptographic service provider (CSP).

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2513526

FIX: Error message when you access an NFS share from a computer that is running Windows Vista SP2 or Windows Server 2008 SP2: "Incorrect Function. Access Denied"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978845

QFE1 for Windows Live Essentials 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2520039

All USB Downstream ports are disabled on a EHCI Host Controller after restart or inserting a USB device on Windows Vista or Windows 7

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2521680

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TRM contributors this month were Tracy Gillespie and Justin Zarb.