Running Vista and Office 2007 SP1

Wanted to share my exeprience running Windows Vista and Office 2007 Service Pack 1 and the experience has been amazing. my ** personal ** recommendations is to have it upgraded and experience it yourself. Thanks,Fareed M. Khan


Microsoft Services Consulting Role

During the past week – I have been meeting up a lot of Microosft Parnters and invariently the discussion quickly moves, where I explain the new MCS (Microsoft Consulting Services) Services Lines. This is basically a relignment to a lot of feedback we have been recieving as MIcrosoft form both our external/internal customers and partners…


Excitement with Microsoft UM drive

Neatly comming out of my another hibernation and wanted to share some of my ideas around the subjected. For the past few weeks have been workign like carzy and during my interactions with alot of customers and partners, there seems to be an every increasing intreast in Microsoft Unified Communications strategy, at least at searval…


System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 – Released

Microsoft SC VMM has been released to manufacturing and brings Enterprise-class Virtual Machine Management to Microsoft Virtual Server installations, including:   § Centralized VM management § Physical to Virtual (P2V) conversions § Virtual to Virtual (V2V) conversions of VMware VMs to Microsoft VMs § Integration with the rest of the System Center family   For…


Tafiti – Microsoft launches Search and Silverlight experiment

Tafiti, an experimental demonstration site that combines Live Search with Silverlight has just been launched. Its described as follows: Tafiti, which means “do research” in Swahili, is an experimental search front-end from Microsoft, designed to help people use the Web for research projects that span multiple search queries and sessions by helping visualize, store, and…


Windows Vista compatibility with adminpak

The Windows Server 2003 admin pack is not fully compatible with Windows Vista and is not supported. However, I’d like to include the following workaround for your reference and hope it helps:1. Install Windows 2003 SP1 adminpak.msi on your Windows Vista OS – there will be no errors or warnings!2. Under Administrative Tools, attempt to…


Telent in Windows Vista

I got a call from my colleague asking me that he was not able to get the Telnet command working in Windows Vista. So for all the Telnet lovers, follow the steps below to get it working:   1.       From the Start menu, click Control Panel. 2.       Select ‘Programs and Features’ 3.       From the menu…


Live Earth, The Concert for a Climate in Crisis

As most of you would already know that on Saturday, 7/07/07, Microsoft is sponsoring Live Earth, The Concert for a Climate in Crisis. A monumental music event which will bring together more than 2 billion people tomorrow to raise awareness about global warming. This 24-hour global event will feature more than 150 of the world’s…


Save documents in Word 2003 format in Office 2007

I was recently asked can we force our users to Save documents in Word 2003 format in Office 2007 ? and the answer is yes we can configure it using Office 2007 ADM files through Group Policies. Following are the detail steps.1. Download the 2007 Office System Administrative Templates (ADM). Double click the file to extract…


Sprit at Microsoft – Pakistan

This was quoted by one of my ex-manager whome I really admire, loved it – so thought of sharing: “Think Big, Act Big, Be Big” (Norman Vincent)