Office 2010 Service Pack 1
Scheduled for release at the end of June, SP1 will include updates across the client suites and server products. Check out the list of improvements and new features, and stay tuned for more details, on the Microsoft Office Blog.
Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows® 7 with SP1 enables IT administrators to manage roles and features that are installed on computers that are running Windows Server® 2008 R2, Windows Server® 2008, or Windows Server® 2003, from a remote computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows 7 with SP1.
Microsoft Tech-Ed Europe announced for Summer 2012
Date: June 25 -29th Amsterdam
Windows Virtualization Team Blog
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The Official MDOP Blog
Ask the Directory Services Team
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Microsoft Enterprise Networking Team
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Internet Explorer Administration Kit 9
The Internet Explorer Administration Kit (IEAK) 9 simplifies the creation, deployment and management of customized Internet Explorer 9 packages. IEAK 9 can be used to configure the out-of-box Internet Explorer 9 experience or to manage user settings after Internet Explorer 9 deployment.
Windows Azure Platform Training Kit
Windows 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 AppFabric.
Tech•Ed Keynote on Demand
Robert Wahbe and Jason Zander deliver the keynote address at Tech•Ed North America 2011 in Atlanta.
Upcoming end of support: Windows Vista SP1
Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) will reach the end of support on July 12, 2011. From that date onward, Microsoft will no longer provide support or free security updates for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). In order to stay secure and continue support you must upgrade to Service Pack 2 (SP2).
The Dynamic Duo, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
Event ID: 1032474350
Presenter(s): Andrew Fryer, Simon May
Product(s): Windows Server 2008.
Audience(s): Infrastructure Specialist, IT Decision Maker, IT Generalist, IT Implementer, IT Manager, Tech Influencing BDM, Tech Support - Partners, Training - Partners.
How you can take advantage of Technologies where Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 are better together to deliver the true experience to your users.
Microsoft and Citrix invite you to a Virtualisation Roadshow: Working Lunch
Seminar Date : 07/06/2011
Time : 12:00 - 15:00
Location : READING
Cost : FREE OF CHARGE
Where: Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading, RG6 1WG. Get Directions
Who should attend: IT decision makers, Business Owners, Managing Director
Thinking about Windows 7? Or Desktop Virtualisation? But confused when you hear conflicting things?
Join Blue Chip in conjunction with Citrix and Microsoft at the Virtualisation Roadshow to get the real facts about desktop virtualisation from the experts.
In this free seminar you will learn how to:
• Simplify your Windows® 7 migration
• Save time and cost in desktop refresh
• Streamline desktop support
• Improve data security
Don't miss this exclusive desktop virtualisation seminar and a chance to speak to experts from Microsoft and Citrix one-to-one.
Mixing and moving services between the private and public cloud
Event ID: 1032474352
Many organizations will continue to run a mix of public / private clouds alongside traditional IT solutions for some time. The challenge for the IT Professional is to manage and integrate all of this into seamless and reliable services.
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.
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.
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A Windows Server 2003-based server may experience time-stamp counter drift if the server uses dual-core AMD Opteron processors or multiprocessor AMD Opteron processors
Windows feature lets you generate a memory dump file by using the keyboard
Window XP does not update IPP printer information
The default input language for XP Mode reverts to EN-US on restart or wake
Binary files in some USB drivers are not updated after you install Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Display may flicker while scrolling quickly on a Windows 7 multiple touch-screen system
Shadowing an RDP session on Windows Server 2008 R2 may fail when Aero is enabled
An update that prevents a "0xC0000034" error message when you try to install Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is available
The low disk space notification message might be delayed up to 10 minutes in Windows 7
The size of the AD DS database increases significantly when the Credential Roaming feature is enabled in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
You may experience functionality issues on USB devices that are connected to a Windows 7-based computer that has an Intel platform
Video playback window may display a black “shadow” when close to the “Start” button
[SDP 3][d0cc9543-9d32-4312-9519-274f34305f1f] Windows 7 - Windows 2008 R2 and Internet Explorer 8
Text takes a long time to appear on the screen when you type inside a TEXTAREA element in a Web page in Internet Explorer 8 Standards mode
[SDP 3][16b46435-0d2e-4b34-b78c-f638c78c8959] Windows 7 - Windows 2008 R2 and Internet Explorer 9
Enabling debug logging for the Net Logon service
Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000709) when trying to use a CNAME for your Windows Server 2008 R2 Print Server
"Snap-in failed to initialize" error message when you open Microsoft Management Console
Well-known security identifiers in Windows operating systems
Changing The Krbtgt Password May Fail When A Custom Password Filter Is Installed
Windows Server 2003 cannot perform backup jobs to tape devices on a storage area network
Incorrect memory dump files in an x64-based version of Windows 7 SP1 or of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
How to Enable Microsoft Installer logging and Verbose logging to gather additional troubleshooting Information
You cannot print or print preview Web pages in Internet Explorer on Windows Vista or on Windows 7
Error Message in Internet Explorer: "Conditional Compilation is turned off"
MS11-035: Vulnerability in WINS could allow remote code execution: May 10, 2011
Editing the properties for a network adapter may result in unedited adapters being paused/restarted on Windows Vista and Server 2008
The Setspn.exe tool incorrectly adds the dollar sign to the host name when you reset a service principal name in Active Directory in Windows Server 2003
Stop error message on a computer that is running Windows Server 2003 and that has almost 4 GB or more of physical memory: "0x00000050" or "0x0000000A"
Removing Terminal Server licenses from an RDP client
Initiating a TCP session with Windows Server 2003 using a non-standard flag combination may succeed
Error message when you use the Windows Update Web site or Microsoft Update Web site to install updates: "0x80070002"
The volume state may be briefly displayed on the screen every time a sound is played through the speakers of a DisplayPort or HDMI-connected external monitor
STOP 0xC4 may occur in tcpipreg.sys following a reboot after Driver Verifier is enabled on Windows 7 SP1 or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Internet Explorer "Page Cannot be Displayed" error due to Bad Proxy Server Timeout
[SDP 2][ 403a3217-cc80-40ac-80e7-73d2f1da152d] Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9
Internet Explorer does not start or stops responding
AD LDS instance logs Event ID 2092 on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2
A physical disk resource remains in the "Online Pending" status, or the Chkdsk utility automatically starts to run on a server that is running Windows Server 2008
How to Troubleshoot High LSASS.EXE CPU Utilization on an Active Directory Domain Controllers
Security Event ID 4739 is not displayed correctly in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7
Unable to Initialize NICs on Windows Server 2008 R2 CORE edition
LDIFDE does not convert attributes that contain Base64-encoded entries
Cluster service fails to start with error code 1130 while joining the cluster on a Windows Server 2003-based computer
The Volume Shadow Copy Service cannot create shadow copies on a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003 and a 32-bit version of SQL Server 2000
How to move Terminal Services CALs from one license server to another in Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Data Access Internet Publishing Provider configuration repair script
IP address and default gateway settings are assigned incorrectly in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7, and in Windows Server 2008 R2
Performance degrades when accessing large files with FILE_FLAG_RANDOM_ACCESS
OpenSCManager may fail on Windows 2008 R2 when called from an atexit() function
ChkDsk may hang when checking a GPT Disk inside a Hyper-V Virtual Machine
Windows may fail to boot from an iSCSI drive if networking hardware is changed
Recommended hotfixes and updates for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Failover Clusters