Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2007 SP2 and Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 have been released – Links HERE!

MIcrosoft has released the following update for Exchange Server: Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server (KB976703) Security Update for Exchange 2003 SP2 (KB976702) Update Rollup 10 for Exchange 2007 SP1 (KB981407) Update Rollup 4 for Exchange 2007 SP2 (KB981383) Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 (KB981401)   Download information for Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server…


Exchange Server 2010 SP1 – Its coming – Details HERE!!

The latest from EHLO;  While we appreciate all the positive feedback we’ve received on Exchange Server 2010, we know you all are eager to find out what’s been going on in Redmond since November. Today, we are happy to give you a first look at what’s coming later this year in Exchange Server 2010 Service…


Exchange 2007 SP2 Rollup 2 is now released – Get it HERE

The release of the rollup via Microsoft Update has now gone live.  Get the RU here.   In addition to bug fixes reported by customers we have added new rules to the Exchange Best Practices Analyzer to check the health of your system. Starting this rollup, customers who wish to deploy the new BPA health…


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-002 (978207)

Heads-up about this Critical out of band Internet Explorer security update released last week. This security update resolves seven privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The more severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are…


Exchange 2010 RU1 is now available for download

We have just released the Exchange 2010 Update Rollup 1. You can download the update here and read more information about fixes included in the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976573


Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – HOT ISSUES LIST Nov 2009

A series Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 issues have been reported to Microsoft customer support. From these issues, we figured out several hot issues and authored Knowledge base articles to explain the solutions.   To identify and troubleshoot these issues, you can find more information from the KB articles: ·         975787  Adjust User…


Scalable Networking Pack revisited for 2008 – COULD STILL BE ISSUES!!

A number of customers have been enquiring about the current situation of our Scalable Networking Pack in relation to Windows 2008 and thanks to Jane Lewis of the UK PFE team for running the ground work on this.  So, Info and recommendations are as follows; With Windows 2003 SP2  this setting was enabled by default.   Many customers experienced issues…


Microsoft Security Essentials – Released for FREE download!!

Somehow, in all the other activities of the last couple of weeks I missed the release of Microsoft Security Essentials which is our FREE* anti-virus / anti-malware product aimed at home users. (We have the more business oriented Forefront Client Security as well). My experience with it has been too limited to date to offer…


WARNING about KB974571 and Event ID 12290

We’ve found that the update released by Microsoft on 13th October 2009 to fix CryptoAPI issues will cause OCS services to fail. We are also seeing reports of client side issues.The server will log event ID 12290 which says:”The evaulation period for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 has expired. Please upgrade from the evaluation version to…


Upgrading to Windows Server 2008 R2 without media

Windows Server 2008 R2 introduces a new command-line utility, DISM, the Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool.    One of DISM’s many useful features is the ability to use its edition-servicing commands to upgrade an R2 installation without requiring install media.  This is functionally equivalent to Windows Anytime Upgrade in a Windows 7 client install, and…