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Windows Internet Explorer10 Pre-release for Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2

Internet Explorer 10. Fast and fluid for Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2. Fast: Internet Explorer 10 harnesses the untapped power of your PC, delivering pages full of vivid graphics, smoother video, and interactive content. Easy: Experience the web the way you want to with pinned sites, built-in Spellcheck, and seamless integration with your… Read more

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

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

TechNet Article: Windows 7: The Time Is Now for Windows 7

While Windows 8 promises to be a groundbreaking evolution (the developer preview at the BUILD conference has the tech community abuzz), it’s a ways off. Fortunately for many organizations, there is still a great deal of value in migrating to Windows 7. Many companies still use Windows XP as the primary OS. Windows XP was… Read more

Microsoft Download Center: Why Hyper-V for VDI whitepaper

This whitepaper demonstrates why organizations should choose Microsoft® Hyper-V™ as their hypervisor when designing and implementing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution. Choosing a hypervisor for deploying a VDI solution involves a number of important considerations, each of which can be fulfilled by using Microsoft’s Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1 hypervisor-based virtualization technology. When implemented together… Read more

Slipstreaming Internet Explorer 9 with Windows 7/2008 R2 Service Pack 1 DVD/Installation Media…

Today’s blog post is around Windows 7/2008 R2 SP1 Installation along with Internet Explorer 9. As you all aware when you install Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1, the default browser is Internet Explorer 8. Now, when you want to install Internet Explorer 9, there are several steps involved depending upon how… 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