Download Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1) Release Candidate (RC)

Improve the efficiency and availability of IT resources and applications with the new virtualization innovations provided in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 RC. Dynamic Memory and Microsoft RemoteFXTM, to help businesses further optimize their datacenter and desktops. Dynamic Memory lets Hyper-V administrators pool available memory on a physical host and dynamically distribute…

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Important Reminder Regarding Expiration of the Windows 7 Release Candidate

From the Windows Team Blog: On February 15th, people still running the Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) will receive a notification reminding them that starting March 1st, 2010, their PC will begin experiencing bi-hourly shutdowns. These shutdowns will continue through June 1st, 2010. On June 1st, 2010, a non-genuine experience is triggered where your wallpaper…

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Windows 7 RC Loadfest – Brisbane Infrastructure Group

We had our first Windows 7 RC Loadfest up in Brissy this morning.  Jeffa and Jorke hosted the Brisbane Infrastructure Group in the Microsoft Brisbane office. Check out the Flickr Group Pool for the latest photos. There were quite a few different installation options including Windows Deployment Services (WDS) off Jorke’s Hyper-V host, USB bootable…

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate ready for download

If you haven’t used all your bandwidth downloading all Windows 7 RC, Hyper-V 2008 R2 RC and Office 2007 SP2 then you should definitely download the recently launched Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate. Here are the top 10 IT Pro tasks made easier by Windows Server 2008 R2 #1 Migrating VMs Without Service Interruption…

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Download Windows 7 RC today

Welcome to Windows 7 Release Candidate (RC) testing. We’re on our way to Windows 7, and the RC is a great opportunity for IT professionals like you to take Windows 7 and begin testing it in your real environment. You get to see what’s coming, and we get to see if our changes and fixes…

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Windows 7 Release Candidate available to TechNet Plus and MSDN Subscribers

If you are a TechNet Plus or MSDN subscriber you can get your hands on Windows 7 Release Candidate today.  If your not a subscriber then the Release Candidate will be made available to you on May 5th US time.  I’m running Windows 7 Release Candidate x64 and loving it. Please plan ahead for Windows…

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Windows Home Server RC1 available now

Windows Home Server Release Candidate 1 is available today.  Windows Home Server helps families with multiple PCs easily centralize, share and protect their digital pictures, music, documents and videos.  We have had a few guys in the office play around with Home Server in their homes and they are finding it really useful.  We particularly…

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