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Windows Server 2008 }

Windows Server 2008 Home

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008

Windows Server Tech Center

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/default.aspx

Windows Server 2008 Tech Center

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/2008/default.aspx

Introduction to Windows Server 2008 R2

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/R2.aspx

Windows Server 2008 R2 Reviewer’s Guide (Beta) Document Download

http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/E/3/6E3E4529-27E3-48EC-B7E7-1A93242D3AE1/Windows_Server_2008_R2_Reviewers_Guide_(BETA).doc

What’s New in Hyper-V?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd446676.aspx

Active Directory Recycle Bin – Step by Step Guide

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd392261.aspx

Technical Overview of DirectAccess in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=64966e88-1377-4d1a-be86-ab77014495f4HYPERLINK “http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=64966e88-1377-4d1a-be86-ab77014495f4&DisplayLang=en”&HYPERLINK “http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=64966e88-1377-4d1a-be86-ab77014495f4&DisplayLang=en”DisplayLang=en

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Windows 7 }

Welcome to Winodws 7

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windows-7/default.aspx

The Windows Team Blogs (includes the Window 7 Team Blog, among others)

http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/

The Windows Springboard Series –

http://www.microsoft.com/springboard

Windows 7 Feature Walkthroughs – very usefulscreencasts…

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd320282.aspx

…such as the video “Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7”

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/dd671583.aspx

TechNet Edge – Windows 7 Screencasts –

http://edge.technet.com/Tags/Windows+7/

TechNet Edge – Migrating from Windows XP to Windows 7 with the
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit Beta (USMT “Hardlink” feature)

http://edge.technet.com/Media/User-State-Migration-with-Windows-7/

Talking About Windows –

http://www.talkingaboutwindows.com

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Managing Windows with Windows PowerShell }

How to Download Windows PowerShell 1.0

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2003/technologies/management/powershell/download.mspx

Windows PowerShell 1.0 Documentation Pack

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B4720B00-9A66-430F-BD56-EC48BFCA154FHYPERLINK “http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B4720B00-9A66-430F-BD56-EC48BFCA154F&displaylang=en”&HYPERLINK “http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B4720B00-9A66-430F-BD56-EC48BFCA154F&displaylang=en”displaylang=en

Windows PowerShell: Frequently Asked Questions

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/powershell-faq.aspx

 

How Windows PowerShell Works

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms714658(VS.85).aspx

Windows PowerShell Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/

Windows PowerShell Getting Started Guide

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa973757(VS.85).aspx

Windows PowerShell Cmdlet Help Topics

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb978604.aspx

Scripting with Windows PowerShell Script Center

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/hubs/msh.mspx

The Script Center Script Repository (includes sample PowerShell Scripts)

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/scripts/default.mspx?mfr=true

Windows PowerShell SDK

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms714469(VS.85).aspx

Windows PowerShell Programmer’s Guide

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms714674(VS.85).aspx

Windows PowerShell Class Library (Managed Code Reference)

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa717491(VS.85).aspx

Windows PowerShell V2 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2)

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=7C8051C2-9BFC-4C81-859D-0864979FA403HYPERLINK “http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=7C8051C2-9BFC-4C81-859D-0864979FA403&displaylang=en”&HYPERLINK “http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=7C8051C2-9BFC-4C81-859D-0864979FA403&displaylang=en”displaylang=en

Blog Post: What’s New in V2?

http://blogs.msdn.com/powershell/archive/2007/11/06/what-s-new-in-ctp-of-powershell-2-0.aspx

 

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Virtualization }

Microsoft Virtualization Home –

http://www.microsoft.com/virtualization

Infrastructure Optimization –

http://www.microsoft.com/io

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator –

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb977556.aspx

Hyper-V Virtualization and Consolidation –

http://www.microsoft.com/hyper-v

Hyper-V TechNet TechCenter –

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/servermanager/virtualization.mspx

Hyper-V FAQ –

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/hyperv-faq.aspx

Installing Microsoft Hyper-V –

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/virtualization/install.mspx

Hyper-V Step-by-Step Guide –

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/library/c513e254-adf1-400e-8fcb-c1aec8a029311033.mspx?mfr=true

Video – Managing Hyper-V on Server Core –

http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-usHYPERLINK “http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-us&vid=5119240c-6579-4827-8338-7f5539930402″&HYPERLINK “http://video.msn.com/video.aspx?mkt=en-us&vid=5119240c-6579-4827-8338-7f5539930402″vid=5119240c-6579-4827-8338-7f5539930402

Virtualization WMI Providers (great for PowerShell Scripting!) –

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc136992(VS.85).aspx

Virtualization Team Blog –