MEDC Comes to Melbourne!

MEDC is coming to Melbourne in May 2006 and we have an impressive list of local and international speakers.  Check out the list of speakers below and details of the event.The speakers involved in the event are: Dr Neil Roodyn Dr Peter Stanski Dave Glover Doug Boiling Nick Randolf Mike Hall Sean Liming David Jones


Windows 7: Setting up a USB bootable device for installs

These days I install, re-install and install Windows 7 again and I wanted a quicker way of doing this without having to use a DVD all the time.  Plus I wanted to be able to install x64 and x86 for both server and client.  And I have a HP Mini 2140 on loan which of…


New Security Resources on Technet

Hi folks, We have just released some new security resources and they are available on the Technet website.  Check out the links below for all the details How to Support Smart Card Logon for Remote Access VPN Connections Protecting a Network from Unmanaged Clients Security Monitoring and Attack Detection Secure Wireless Access Point Configuration Securing…


Windows Server 2003 SP2 has been Released!

    Check this out folks!  Service Pack 2 has been released!  The service pack is available now on Windows Update so check it out and see where it applies to your environment. Service Pack 2 is available for Windows Server 2003 RTM & SP1; Windows Server 2003 R2; Windows Server 2003 Compute Cluster Edition…


Microsoft Security Bulletin: October 2011 Release

This month we are releasing 8 new security bulletins for newly discovered vulnerabilities.  Please see the details below. What is the purpose of this alert? This alert is to provide you with an overview of the new security bulletin(s) being released on October 11, 2011. Security bulletins are released monthly to resolve critical problem vulnerabilities….


Upcoming TechNet Live! Meetings: Private Cloud Focused

I would like to inform that starting later this month and continuing into November I’ll be doing a series of TechNet Live events.  We’ve done several of these in the past and wanted to continue them to keep you up-to-date with the latest Microsoft technologies.  As many of you know the System Center line of…


TechEd Australia: Free Netbook on offer!

Yes the secret squirrel is out!  As Nick and Long have already posted we are giving each paid delegates to TechEd Australia an HP 2140 Mini Notebook with Windows 7 pre-installed.  Pretty cool eh?  in my opinion this has to be the coolest and most useful thing we have ever done at TechEd.  Yeah bags…


Windows Vista Screencast: Search

Hi folks, Well it time to do some of these screencast’s on Windows Vista!  My plan is to do a series of Windows Vista screencasts on various technologies that are new to Windows Vista.  So I thought I would start off with Search.  The main reason for this is this will fundamentally affect everyone that…


Windows 8.1: Windows 8.1 Deployment and Creating a bootable USB device for installs!

Back in 2009 I wrote a blog post on setting up a USB bootable device for installs.  The goal of this post was to have a ready guide to build a bootable USB disk to rebuild machines without having to use the DVD.  At the time Windows 7 was the current product in market, Netbooks…


Windows Live Messenger Beta: Invitations Available

I’ve been running the Windows Live Messenger Beta for a few days now and I have some invitations to the new BETA available.  If would like one then post a comment to this post with your passport email address and I’ll send you an invite. Sharing the lovin’!