Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

For those of us living in the United States, we get to celebrate Thanksgiving today.  For those of you who are not in the US, you can still celebrate because we do.  🙂 Seriously, I just want to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving!  I will be enjoying the day with my family and I hope…

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Phoenix Unified Communications User Group Meeting in January

For those of you who live in the Phoenix area and do stuff around Exchange and Office Communications Server, please mark you calendars for the next Phoenix Unified Communications User Group meeting.  We will be meeting on January 20, 2009 from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM at the Microsoft Office (2929 N. Central Ave., #1400,…

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XBOX 360 Console Gets FaceLift

I just received an email that we have made some significant changes to the XBox 360 Experience. Once you update your console, you will have access to new features like streaming of HD movies from Netflix. You can personalize your "persona" by creating an Avitar. There are more "stuff", but I thought I would just…

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Windows Networking User group (in Seattle area) is holding their first meeting!

Back on October 8th, I posted about a new User Group getting ready to start up in the Seattle area (http://blogs.technet.com/haroldwong/archive/2008/10/07/seattle-windows-networking-user-group.aspx).  Well, Zubair has finally been able to work out all the logistics for the meeting and the group will hold it’s first meeting!!!  Save the group’s website: http://www.winnetusergroup.com/default.aspx. The kick-off meeting for Windows Networking…

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AZ Systems Management User Group Meeting on November 19th

Just a quick post to let everyone know that the AZ Systems Management User Group in Phoenix, AZ will be meeting next on November 19th from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM.  The meeting is taking place at the Microsoft Office located at 2929 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1400 (Northeast corner of Thomas and Central).  I…

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Another Update on Beta Exam 70-113

Back on October 8th, I made a post regarding a Virtual Beta Exam, 70-113 (http://blogs.technet.com/haroldwong/archive/2008/10/08/new-virtual-lab-based-exam-70-113-windows-server-2008-ad-configuring.aspx).  In that post, the deadline for taking the exam was pretty much the end of October.  I had quite a few emails from folks asking me very similar questions so I made an updated post on October 15th (http://blogs.technet.com/haroldwong/archive/2008/10/15/update-to-virtual-lab-exam-70-113.aspx). I…

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Exchange Server 2007 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant 2nd Edition

I tend to get emails from folks asking if there are any good books out there on "Subject X".  I did find a good one for Exchange Server 2007 that has been updated for SP1 and is written by an MVP out of Washington.  William R. Stanek is the author of the Exchange Server 2007…

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