More Vista websites!

  I am just amazed at all of this viral marketing. Here are some more. http://vistatestdrive.com  allows you to test drive vista in a virtual machine. www.vistaparty.net  if you are in the San Fransisco area, a user group is giving a party in honor of Vista! www.windowsultimate.com great information on Ultimate Extras that are coming…


Go search yourself

  About once every 6 months or so I go MSN search or Google my name.  Everyone does it right? Well I put in “John Weston Microsoft” it was amazing how many hits came back.  My two blogs, events I have done, webcasts, Radio shows, user groups all kinds of things.  I even found many…


Windows Vista Innovation Cafe’

I keep finding these sites. Here is another one. yes cool, our as my teenagers would say “Tight” it is a way for companies to showcase software they have built around Vista, not too much up there yet, but I love the community nature of it.  Make sure you have high bandwidth to watch everything….


show us your wow!

www.showusyourwow.com is a new site we just put up.  Watch the opening video from Billg. Cool stuff. I just uploaded a picture of kids sailing.  19,000 other people have already uploaded a video or picture, go look around, oops, you will be lost for a while, fun!  What’s your wow?  All of this Vista marketing…


Office 2007 that you get at Launch events

Apparently the directions to Download/install the Office 2007 that we are giving away at our events isn’t very clear.  When you download it, you are prompted for a trial key, don’t use that one use the key give out in your kit from the event.  Also be careful of the printing on the keys. The…


Vista Helps Boston

Tomorrow is the Vista Product Launch event in Boston.  Look at what the Boston Globe is saying: The Vista effect For every $1 spent on Microsoft’s new operating system, businesses and consumers will spend $9.33 on hardware $5.35 on software $3.93 on service providers This data is from an IDC report. go see the whole…


New BDD (business Desktop Deployment)

 You might not have noticed that last week we released a new version of BDD 2007, free to download. Here you can get more information about it: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/desktopdeployment/bdd/2007/default.mspx If you are planning to roll out Vista to a large number of PC’s this is a must tool!  This is the software we are demoing as…


Speech Recognition in Vista

  At our launch event on Tuesday in Memphis, Matt Hester (http://blogs.technet.com/mathewms) demoed the speech recognition of Vista as our last demo of the day.  The crowd went wild.  The people I was standing around just couldn’t believe that was Windows that was doing that.  So last night I installed it and played around a…

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Windows Vista will be available to buy and download Online.

 Now you don’t have to get up at 6AM on January 30th and head to you local computer store!     SEATTLE – Microsoft Corp. will make its new Windows Vista operating system available for sale and download online, marking a new step for the software company, which has previously sold Windows only on packaged…


Vista Pricing

I was reading news.com this morning and came across this quote: Microsoft wants to get your whole house running Windows Vista. In what is being billed as a limited time offer, Microsoft will let those who buy a boxed version of Vista Ultimate Edition purchase discounted licenses for up to two more PCs in their…