Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2 Release Candidates ready for download

Windows Server 2008 SP2 RC and Windows Vista Service Pack 2 RC is prerelease code offered to the public through our Customer Preview Program. Please see the Windows Server SP2/Windows Vista SP2 Customer Preview Program page on TechNet/MSDN for additional details, documentation, and forums. Windows Vista SP2 TechNet Windows Server 2008 SP2 TechNet Windows Server…


TechNet Live! Windows Vista Deployment

We ran our first TechNet Live! event 2 weeks ago using Live Meeting and will be running another one this week. Title: Deploying Windows Vista into you Organisation Abstract:  In this session we will look at how to automate deployment of Windows Vista for small, medium, and large scale deployment scenarios. The session explores applications…


Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Customer Preview Program

With today’s launch of the Customer Preview Program (CPP) for Windows Vista® Service Pack 2 (SP2), we wanted to provide a brief synopsis of the elements in this service pack, and encourage you to download and test this release. Windows Vista SP2 is a traditional service pack release with all cumulative released security updates available…


Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Beta

As announced on the Windows Vista Team Blog, Windows Vista Service Pack 2 Beta will be made available to a small group of Technology Adoption Program customers at the end of October. No final date has been set for release. In addition to previously released updates since the launch of Windows Vista SP1, Windows Vista…


Cricinfo Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget

Something cool and new for those Cricket fans out there is a new Cricinfo Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget. It has 3 tabs Live Scores, News and Photos. Handy little gadget to keep up to date with your favourite team and the upcoming Australian Summer of Cricket.  


Windows Vista Performance and Tuning

This guide from the Springboard Series focuses on performance improvements on a single computer, but also takes a look at some of the tools used in enterprise environments to help make performance tuning manageable on a much larger scale. The guide looks at the following areas of performance improvement: Making configuration changes that help a…


Windows Vista SP1 TechNet Update Events

We will be having 2 Windows Vista SP1 TechNet Update Events in Sydney and Melbourne for IT Professionals. Details below. Session 1 – Windows Vista Service Pack 1 – Updates and Improvements! Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) along with work from Microsoft’s hardware and software partners, brings improvements that address many of the key…


Free Windows Vista SP1 Installation and Compatibility Support

For those who need support with installation with Windows Vista SP1, we have email and phone support. The email support response time is 1 business day and the phone support wait time says “will vary”. Im keen to hear what your experience is if you use these support options.


Windows Vista SP1 Released to Windows Update

Windows Vista users can download SP1 today through Windows Update 🙂 More info at