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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

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

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

Windows Firewall with Advanced Security: Step-by-Step Guide: Deploying Windows Firewall and IPsec Policies

This step-by-step guide illustrates how to deploy Active Directory® Group Policy objects (GPOs) to configure Windows Firewall with Advanced Security in Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008. Although you can configure a single server locally by using Group Policy Management tools directly on the server, that method is not… Read more

Introducing Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free* download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up to date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology…. Read more

ImageResizer for Windows XP & Windows Vista/Windows 7 (both 32-bit/64-bit)

These days everybody has digital camera with high resolution. Typically users click hi res with image sizes ranging from 2 MB to 10 MB depending upon the Megapixels supported by the Camera. Many of them use these for sharing with their friends and families. Often users try to mail these pictures over the email or… Read more

Download Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 RTM

Service Pack 2, the latest service pack for both Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista, supports new types of hardware and emerging hardware standards, includes all of the updates that have been delivered since SP1, and simplifies deployment, for consumers, developers, and IT professionals.  Select any of the following link to download service pack. Windows… Read more

Download Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 RTW

Brief Description The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) version 5.5 contains the necessary tools and documentation to evaluate and mitigate application compatibility issues before deploying Windows 7, Windows Vista®, a Windows Update, or a new version of Windows® Internet Explorer® in your environment. Overview The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) 5.5 helps customers understand their… Read more

Dual Boot: Windows 7 with existing Windows Vista

Most of our users are using Windows Vista as the primary operating system and a lot many of them now looking forward to upgrade to WIN7 Beta. The Windows Vista image loaded on the laptop often creates only a single big partition that has all the Windows files/folders and users data. Now, if a user… Read more

MDOP DaRT: Reset forgotten Windows Account Passwords

We have users who use Windows as our primary operating system and most of them are using Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and now lot of users have shifted to Windows 7 Beta. Often when users install Windows, generally they setup a local user (administrator) and then they configure the domain account. After configuring the… Read more