Windows XP and Windows 7 Migration and Coexistence

Keith Combs, Senior IT Pro Advisor in the US wrote a fantastic blog post on Windows XP, Windows 7 and Coexistence. Instead of duplicating the information, I am just pointing people to this very detailed overview. http://blogs.technet.com/keithcombs/archive/2009/10/27/windows-xp-and-windows-7-migration-and-coexistence.aspx cheers    Share this post :

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Microsoft® Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection Tool

When talking to customers and partners about Windows 7, XP Mode and Hyper-V the question that always came back is what hardware is required for the technology. Windows Virtual PC and Hyper-V requires processors capable of hardware-assisted virtualization with AMD-V™, Intel® VT or VIA® VT turned on in the BIOS. The Microsoft® Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Detection…

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Deploying Windows 7 from an Infrastructure Architect’s Perspective

  October 28, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST (18:00 to 19:30 Dublin)  Title:  Deploying Windows 7 from an Infrastructure Architect’s Perspective Presenter: Doug Klokow Abstract: We’ll discuss 5 key areas centered on deploying Windows 7:  Developing business justification – Evaluate the capabilities provided by Windows 7 and develop a plan for how to realize…

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Penton Media’s “Win7, WinSvr2008 R2, Exchange 2010 Virtual Event”, Oct 27th

On Tuesday, Oct 27, Paul Thurrott, Michael Otey, Paul Robichaux, Jeff James, and key Microsoft leaders gather for a lively discussion of how to make the most of the new releases! They will discuss how Windows® 7, Windows Server®2008 R2 and Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 are designed to help simplify IT infrastructure management, save costs,…

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Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool

How do I install Windows 7 on my Netbook? This is a question we got many times over the delivery at the Community Launch for Windows 7 across Ireland. Windows 7 USB/DVD Download Tool (WUDT) helps customers who have PCs without optical disk drives (such as small notebook PCs) to upgrade to Windows 7.  (See…

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Direct Access: The Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide

This IPD guide provides actionable guidance for designing a DirectAccess infrastructure. The guide’s easy-to-follow, four-step process gives a straightforward explanation of the infrastructure required for clients to be connected from the Internet to resources on the corporate network, whether or not the organization has begun deploying IPv6. The guide covers four key steps in the…

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Exchange 2007 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Can you run Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2?  I was out with a number of partners this past week and this question came up a few times so I thought I would share the official response from the Exchange Product Group. Since we announced the release of Exchange Server 2007 SP2, we’ve received…

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Service Pack 2 for Configuration Manager 2007

Service Pack 2 for Configuration Manager 2007 delivers new platform support for Windows 7 client, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2. In addition, Service Pack 2 delivers continued innovation with Intel vPro technology, support for Branch Cache enabled environments, and continued development for 64 bit architectures. Feature Summary New…

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Resources for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

  Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2 eBook Introducing Windows Server 2008 R2 is a deep-dive work, that’ll get you up to speed on how R2’s new features and capabilities work, including Hyper-V and RDS virtualization, management, IIS and the new Web application platform and, of course, all the synergistic goodness between Windows Server and Windows…

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TechEd Europe Special Offer

TechEd Europe is Microsoft’s biggest and best technical conference in Europe happening in 2009..and this year it takes place in Berlin from the 9th to the 13th November. The same week as the Berlin Wall Festival (20 years since the wall came down). At the conference, you’ll see speakers like Mark Russinovich, John Craddock, Mark…

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