News

Microsoft Reimagines Windows, Presents Windows 8 Developer Preview

http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2011/sep11/09-13FutureofComputingPR.mspx

BUILD Conference Highlights

http://www.buildwindows.com/

Download the Windows Developer Preview

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/apps/br229516

Windows 8 Blog | Building Windows 8

http://blogs.msdn.com/b

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

Documents

Microsoft Bitlocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM)

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27555

Optimizing Branch Office Servers by using Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=19383

Windows Server 2008: Planning for Active Directory Forest Recovery

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=16506

Windows Azure Architecture Guide

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27449

Single-Label-Domains (SLD) in Active Directory Domain Services

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27143

Configuring Kerberos Authentication for Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 products

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=23176

Downloads

Windows Azure Platform Training Kit – September Update

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=8396

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB2545698)

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26589

Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB2616676)

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27355

File Server Capacity Tool v1.2

64 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27284

32 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27283

Data Classification Toolkit for Windows Server 2008 R2

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27123

Introduction to the Windows Assessment and Deployment kit

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27410

Events

Windows 7 Deployment – Why and How

Date: 25/10/2011

Location: online

http://blogs.technet.com/b/uktechnet/archive/2011/09/02/register-for-our-online-conference-windows-7-deployment-why-and-how-25-october.aspx

Tech.Days Online Returns

Date: 27/10/2011

http://blogs.technet.com/b/uktechnet/archive/2011/09/02/tech-days-online-returns.aspx

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

UK TechNet Events:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-gb/bb945096.aspx

Microsoft Events:

https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/default.aspx?culture=en-US

New KB's

Windows Client

Windows 7 Beta: The Recycle Bin icon does not refresh automatically in Windows Vista or in Windows XP

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968873/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: Trusted root certificates that are required by Windows Server 2008 R2, by Windows 7, by Windows Server 2008, by Windows Vista, by Windows Server 2003, by Windows XP, and by Windows 2000

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/293781/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: How to configure client proxy server settings by using a registry file

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/819961/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: Differences between the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Internet Explorer that are included in the x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003 and in Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896457/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: Support boundary to configure the Windows Time service for high accuracy environments

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/939322/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: How to back up or transfer your data on a Windows-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971759/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: How can I reset the Hosts file back to the default?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972034/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: After performing a new installation of Windows 7 and adjusting the Power Option for "Turn off the Display" to never, the screen will still turn off after 15 minutes

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974681/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: Error message about hardware-assisted virtualization for Windows XP Mode in Windows Virtual PC on a computer that is running Windows 7

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/977206/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: Error message when you use Windows Easy Transfer to transfer files in Windows 7: “Windows Easy Transfer couldn’t open the file”

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980870/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: "Could not initialize graphics system" error message when you try to run an application in Windows Virtual PC

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/980872/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: "Stop 0x9F" or "Stop 0xFE" error on a Windows 7-based or Windows Vista-based computer that uses certain AMD USB EHCI host controllers

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982091/en-US

Windows 7 Enterprise: You cannot access a shared folder that is located on a Windows 2000 or Windows 98-based computer from a Windows 7-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982734/en-US

Windows 7 Home Premium: Uninstalling Windows Media Center from Windows 7 Features may cause installation failures for drivers and other software

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2606237/en-US

Windows 7 Professional: How to manually download the latest definition updates for Microsoft Security Essentials

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971606/en-US

Windows 7 Ultimate: Some 16-bit DOS-based Programs and the Command Prompt will not run in full-screen mode in Windows Vista and in Windows 7

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926657/en-US

Windows Server

Windows Home Server: Joining or Creating a Home Group after logging into Windows Home Server Launchpad may override access

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2617522/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter: How to create an ISO image for UEFI platforms for a Windows PE CD-ROM for Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947024/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter: FIX: An application cannot read stream data from an encrypted file on a Windows Server 2008-based computer or on a Windows Vista-based computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952696/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter: How do I enable or disable DEP for Office applications?

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971766/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V: How to configure DFS to use fully qualified domain names in referrals

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/244380/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V: A list of the Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) time servers that are available on the Internet

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/262680/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V: The Net Logon service on Windows Server 2008 and on Windows Server 2008 R2 domain controllers does not allow the use of older cryptography algorithms that are compatible with Windows NT 4.0 by default

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942564/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V: PS/2 mouse is not connected to a Windows Server 2008-based computer or a Windows Server 2003-based computer when the computer starts

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/949214/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise: How to install service packs in a cluster

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/174799/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise: Invalid Boot File Received Error Message When PXE booting from WDS

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2602043/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Enterprise: An update is available that integrates Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 into Server Manager in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940518/en-US

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems: When I use the Virtual Machine Connection tool to connect to a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V-based computer I receive an error message: "A connection will not be made because credentials may not be sent to the remote computer"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954357/en-US

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter: Windows Server 2008 R2 Reports PerfNet Error in Application Log on machine with more than 64 Processors

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2607486/en-US

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter: An update is available for Best Practices Analyzer for the File Services role in x64 editions of Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/981111/en-US

Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter: Reliability Monitor displays no information in Windows Server 2008 and in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/983386/en-US

Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation: Available Updates for Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2601888/en-US

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: MS11-070: Vulnerability in WINS could allow elevation of privilege: September 13, 2011

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2571621/en-US

Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1: Event Tracing for Windows (ETW) Simplified

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2593157/en-US

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard: Add a fix to improve the logging capabilities of the Storport.sys driver to troubleshoot poor disk I/O performance in Windows Server 2008 R2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/978000/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Standard: How to troubleshoot Event ID 4683 error for Failover Clustering.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2615358/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Standard: Folder redirection does not work correctly after I restart a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951049/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Standard: How to remove administrative shares in Windows Server 2008

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954422/en-US

Windows Server 2008 Standard: You receive an error message in Windows Server 2008 if you click Roles under the Server Manager console

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971509/en-US

Windows Server Update Services 2.0: Update for Windows Server Update Services 2.0 Service Pack 1 to implement WSUS client program version 3.0 on client computers

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/936301/en-US

Windows Server Update Services 3.0: How to enable the Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server to distribute Windows Vista Service Pack 1

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947939/en-US