Core I|O Audience Feedback

Well the Core I|O Tour has been over for a bit now and the team has been going through all those feedback forms we ask you to fill out.  Yeah, we actually read them!  Better yet we even respond to some of them!  Whodathunkit.  After reading the comments a lot of you left behind we…

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Virtualization Licensing and Media Part Numbers

A while back I posted about the licensing changes around Virtual Server 2005 R2 and Windows Server 2003 R2 EE and DE. During the Core I|O Tour ’06 this was something we mentioned a lot as well.  As a refresher, if you buy Windows Server 2003 R2 EE you get 4 virutal machine OS licenses included…

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A GUI for Robocopy

Robocopy is one of my top ten tools I have been using for years.  I often recommend it to people asking how to migrate fileservers, copy files over the network, pretty much anytime you need to copy more than a few files.  Now robocopy is pretty powerful but it is a command line tool and…

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[Podcast] A talk about the MVP program

On October 23rd 2006, Microsoft Canada hosted an mini MVP summit in Mississauga which was streamed to satellite sites and MVPs across Canada.  It was a great time and I got the chance to sit down with the Canadian MVP Lead Sasha Krsmanovic, SBS MVP Cal McLennan, SQL MVP Tom Moreau and US MVP Lead…

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Une autre ressource pour les professionels de TI… TechNet en Français!

J’ai juste reçu un email d’un collègue qui m’informe que maintenant “TechNet Magazine” est maintenant disponible en français (et 7 autre langues)! Visitez le site de web http://www.microsoft.com/technet/technetmag/default.aspx?loc=fr pour lire l’édition pour Novembre 2006 en français. Fantastique!


Ottawa TechNet Monthly on Antigen – November 7th

You probably have heard me talk about Antigen services over the last tour or so and how I used to recommend it to most of my enterprise customers when I was a consultant.  The ability to have multiple scan engines and signature files at multiple entrypoints to your collaboration solution is priceless. Based on user…


Windows Defender RTM

As we head into a deluge of product RTMs in the next weeks (no I don’t know the date for Vista RTM) I saw that Windows Defender has RTM’d.  Windows Defender has been in beta for quite a while now, but testing has been completed and Microsoft’s Anti-spyware tool is complete.  I have highlighted some…

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What the heck is Powershell?

I have been asking people lately if they have tried, or if they are using Powershell.  Far too often I hear the response “What the heck is Powershell?” Well if that is you, I have some resources for you.  You may want to take a peek as PowerShell is the CLI enviroment you can use to…

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Be One of the First to Beta "Centro"

I just received an email from a colleague in Redmond looking for beta testers for a new server product set – “Centro”.  “Centro” is the code name for a new Microsoft® infrastructure solution that will help midsize businesses with less than 250 PCs in their environment.  Centro will bring together key server products for midsize businesses,…

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Guest Blogger – Running Without Administrative Privledges

A little while ago I wrote a post on how Rick convinced me to run Vista as a standard user.  Vista sure makes this easy but Colin Harford has written a nice guest blog post on how he is able to run as a standard user on XP. —————————————————————————————————- We are all guilty of it…

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