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Microsoft Connect: Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Beta now available!

We are very excited to welcome you to the Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter Beta Program and appreciate your interest and participation in the program. Click here to download the solution accelerator. If you have additional questions or feedback about the solution accelerator, please send an email to MVMCDISC@microsoft.com. You can also visit the MVMC TechNet… Read more

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Vista setup log file locations

Windows setup log files are in different locations on the hard disk. These locations depend on the setup phase. This article describes where to locate these log files and which log files are most useful for troubleshooting each setup phase of Windows 7, of Windows Server 2008 R2, and of Windows Vista. Downlevel phase The… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Linux Integration Services Version v3.2 for Hyper-V Now Released

A set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V. Overview When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide. Driver support: Linux Integration Services supports the network controller and the IDE and SCSI storage controllers that were developed specifically for Hyper-V…. Read more

PowerShell: Using Modules and Snap-Ins (What’s the difference between Modules & Snap-Ins)

Windows PowerShell is a fully extensible environment. Anyone can write commands for Windows PowerShell. You can use commands that others write and share the commands that you write with others. Commands are shared by using modules and snap-ins. Windows PowerShell modules and snap-ins are packages that contain Windows PowerShell commands and other items. All cmdlets… Read more

How to disable IP version 6 (IPv6) or its specific components in Windows 7, in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008 R2, and in Windows Server 2008

This article describes step-by-step instructions for how to disable Microsoft Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) or its specific components in Windows 7, in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008 R2, and in Windows Server 2008. We do not recommend disabling IPv6. For more information, see the “What are Microsoft’s recommendations about disabling IPv6?” question in… Read more

Best Practices Analyzer for Internet Information Services: Security

Best Practices Analyzer and security rules Security rules are applied to measure a role’s relative risk for exposure to threats such as unauthorized or malicious users, or loss or theft of confidential or proprietary data. Examples of conditions that can affect whether violations of security rules are found by a Best Practices Analyzer scan include… Read more

Proof of Concept Jumpstart Kit v1.0

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. This self-contained, self-service kit will help you complete a Proof-of -Concept (PoC) at your organization, allowing you to quickly evaluate the new Microsoft desktop technologies, including Windows 7,… Read more

Windows CardSpace 2.0 Beta 2

Windows CardSpace 2.0 is the end user component of Microsoft’s user access platform for developers and IT professionals that helps simplify access to applications and other systems with an open claims-based model. Windows CardSpae 2.0 benefits users by helping navigating logins and controlling information sharing. CardSpae 2.0 includes built-in interoperability via open industry standards and… Read more

Windows Server 2008: Planning for Active Directory Forest Recovery

Customizing a plan for disaster recovery of Active Directory Domain Services This guide contains best-practice recommendations for recovering an Active Directory forest, if forest-wide failure has rendered all domain controllers in the forest incapable of functioning normally. This guide contains best-practice recommendations for recovering an Active Directory® forest if forest-wide failure renders all domain controllers… Read more

Introduction to Windows Firewall with Advanced Security

Windows® Firewall with Advanced Security is a stateful, host-based firewall that blocks incoming and outgoing connections based on its configuration. While typical end-user configuration of Windows Firewall still takes place through the Windows Firewall Control Panel tool, advanced configuration now takes place in a Microsoft® Management Control (MMC) snap-in named Windows Firewall with Advanced Security…. Read more