RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning paper now live!

The RD Virtualization Host Capacity Planning in Windows Server 2008 R2 (Link to paper on Download Center – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=bd24503e-b8b7-4b5b-9a86-af03ac5332c8), is now live on the Download Center.  This white paper is intended as a guide for capacity planning of RD Virtualization Host in Windows Server 2008 R2. It describes the most relevant factors that influence the…

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Get Switcher! Alt-Tab thats easily usable!

I found this graphical open application tool through an email here at work. Essentially its a tool that adds some really nice, almost round green fruit like, functionality to Windows Vista. It allows you to easily see graphically whats running like Alt-Tab does but a bit bigger and more useful. Here take a look! Its very…

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Screencast: UAC Improvements in Vista SP1

Today I posted a short and sharp screencast just showing the differences in Vista RTM to Vista SP1 in UAC prompting. We have worked hard in making sure that the original intent of system integrity is preserved though sometimes excessive prompting was occurring for a single task. My screencast shows this difference and how we…

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Windows Vista less secure than Windows 2000??

I read this article from Angus today with much amusement. Apparently Vista is more insecure than Windows 2000. I found this really very funny. Why? The number of virus infections found by a virus vendor does not necessarily equal poor security. In many cases (though not all) it equals poor user behaviour. Why? If I,…

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Screencast: Vista SP1 outperforms Windows XP in network IO

Yesterday I published a new screencast to the new TechNet Edge site at http://edge.technet.com. Here’s the blurb below that I put with it. Its interesting that people seem to think that Vista under performs in every area of the system which is quite an incorrect perception. In this demo I show how Vista outperforms Windows…

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GP Preferences Client Side Extensions have released

In my session today I spoke of the GP Preferences Client Side Extensions (CSE). These are required for the new preferences capabilities in Windows Server 2008. Good news is that they have recently released to microsoft.com downloads. More information is listed under support article KB943729 GP Preferences CSE – Windows XP GP Preferences CSE -…

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