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Do you like Pizza? What about the Super Bowl?

http://ieaddons.com/en/search/?search=pizza Both Domino’s Pizza and Papa John’s Pizza have come out with new Web Slices for Internet Explorer 8 in advance of the Super Bowl on Sunday, as this is one of their busiest times of the year. I think every kitchen PC should have those slices on the IE8 Favorites bar. “What’s your favorite… Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Critical Out-of-Band Security Update Today

 http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-jan.mspx This is an important one folks. “Who or what software does this impact”?” You can see the full list HERE under the “Affected Software” section.  But in a nutshell it’s every OS from Windows 2000 and later on running Windows Internet Explorer 6 and later.  Yes, it includes Internet Explorer 8. “What’s the exploit?”… Read more

Security: Your choice of browser is very important.

The advisory from yesterday (1/18/2010) at the Microsoft Security Response Center is a good read for anyone interested in the latest news on known exploits to Internet Explorer. The bad news: For IE 6, “attacks remain targeted to a very limited number of corporations and are only effective against Internet Explorer 6” The good news:… Read more

Kevin’s "New Efficiency": Launch Event Resources

E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.comFeedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com Future Live, In-Person Event Information:TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremdeMSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com NEW – IT Manager Community Hub – http://technet.microsoft.com/itmanagementNEW – IT Manager Community Forum – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/itmanager THRIVE: Me >> My Skills >> My Organization – http://www.microsoft.com/click/thrive/ 25%-OFF Special… Read more

Kevin’s "the NEW efficiency" Windows 7 Launch Event Resources

E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.com Feedback e-mail to my boss: Brian Moore – BriMoore@microsoft.com   Future Live, In-Person Event Information:TechNet (for IT Pros): http://www.technetevents.com/kevinremdeMSDN (for Software Developers): http://www.MSDNEvents.com NEW – IT Managers Community Hub – http://technet.microsoft.com/itmanagement NEW – IT Manager Community Forum – http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/itmanager   THRIVE: Me >> My Skills >> My Organization… Read more

NEW Bigger Discount on TechNet Plus Subscriptions!

IMPORTANT UPDATE: This promotion and promotion code have expired.Please CLICK HERE for the most current promotion. Whenever I present a live TechNet Event, I ask my audience to raise their hands if they are a TechNet subscriber.  Usually about 1/3 of the audience raises their hand.  Considering that this is typically a Microsoft-friendly audience, I’m… Read more

Breaking News: Finally! Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SHIPPED! RTM, Baby!

RTM = Released to Manufacturing At 1:40pm Pacific (Redmond) time, the party started around the world, as both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 finally ship; that is to say, they are “RTM’d”.  The bits are ready.  They’ll be sent to OEMs, then made available to partners, businesses, TechNet and MSDN subscribers, and finally… Read more