Technical Chat with Chris Jackson on Windows Vista: Thursday, Nov. 20th – 11:00 AM Pacific Time

We would like to invite you to a special chat with Chris Jackson to talk about Windows Vista. What’s the Chat About? In this one-hour session you will have the opportunity to hear from him on Application Compatibility, Performance, Security, Driver Issues and other topics you have seen in the press. Additionally, Chris will be…

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Screencast Series: Step-By-Step Windows Vista "Nibbles" – Part 3 of 12 – Viewing Folders and Files in Different Ways

The Windows Explorer window is dynamic and changes to reflect the content you are viewing.  In this screencast we’ll look the new layout of Windows Explorer and how we can customize our view. The core elements of Windows Explorer are: Back and Forward buttons – works in the the same way as Internet Explorer. The…

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Just Released: The Latest Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Vol. 5

The latest version of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report is now publicly available, with some important information if you’re interested in an in-depth perspective on the changing threat landscape including software vulnerability disclosures and exploits, malicious software (malware), and potentially unwanted software.  What’s in the Report? The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report volume 5, is approximately…

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Just Announced at TechEd in Barcelona, España: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Now Available!!!!

  I did a post back in October titled MICROSOFT ASSESSMENT & PLANNING TOOLKIT 3.2 BETA PROGRAM IS NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION.  I’m pleased to let you know that last week at TechEd in Barcelona, the RTM release of the Microsoft® Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP) was announced. If you’re doing any planning for IT…

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Unified Communications helping Road Warriors: My laptop is now my phone!!!

My teammate John Weston has created a couple of great screencasts talking about how we use Unified Communications (UC) in our day-to-day work to keep us productive, especially when we’re on the road.  Everyone in the team has a UC phone number which means no matter where we are, if you call our phone and we’re…

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Now Available!!!! Windows Server 2008 Evaluation Virtual Hard Drive Images (for Hyper-V)

Are you working with Hyper-V??  Want to save some time creating virtual machines?   Then take a look at the Virtual Machine download site, there are two virtual machines available:  Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Server CORE installation and Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Server FULL installation.  These VHD’s are only available in English only and is only…

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Just Published: Foundation Network Companion Guide: Deploying 802.1X Authenticated Wireless Access with PEAP-MS-CHAP v2

This is a companion guide to the Windows Server® 2008 Foundation Network Guide, which is available for download in two formats: Word format at the Microsoft Download Center HTML format in the Windows Server 2008 Technical Library What’s in the Guide? The Windows Server 2008 Foundation Network Guide provides instructions for planning and deploying the…

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Screencast Series: Step-By-Step Windows Vista "Nibbles" – Part 1 of 12 – Updating Windows System Files

I have put together a  12-part screencast series on Windows Vista with content taken from the MSPress book: Windows Vista™ Step by Step.  Each part in the series excerpts a section from a chapter.  I’m calling each of these excerpts a "nibble", hence the series title:  Step-By-Step: Window Vista Nibbles. The first screencast in the…

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The IT Compliance Management Guide is now available!

What Is This Guide? The IT Compliance Management Guide is a Solution Accelerator that can save you time and money by shifting your governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) efforts from people to technology. Using the configuration guidance can help you efficiently address your organization’s GRC objectives with Microsoft technology you may already own. This Accelerator…

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