Want to get rid of Windows XP or Server 2003 PnP dialogs?

Somewhere along the line I missed this KB article: Hotfix adds new functionality to suppress Plug and Play-related UI messages in Windows Server 2003 or in Windows XP http://support.microsoft.com/kb/938596 This could be useful when deploying new computers with missing drivers.  You could include this fix and registry setting in your image.  As the KB indicates,…

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Social networking – so many options…

I started off a long time ago with a LinkedIn profile (http://www.linkedin.com/in/mniehaus), primarily for people I have worked with throughout the years.  (If I don’t know you, I won’t accept an invitation.  But if we’ve exchanged e-mails or IMs, or met in person, I know you.)  Then I added a blog (here, at http://blogs.technet.com/mniehaus).  And…


Windows 7 Beta announced today

It’s hard to miss the news: Steve Ballmer announced today that Windows 7 Beta is available today for TechNet Plus and MSDN subscribers (see http://blogs.technet.com/keithcombs/archive/2009/01/07/windows-7-now-available-for-download.aspx for a picture of the download for TechNet Plus to prove it), with general availability at the end of the week for anyone else who wants to try it.  I’m…

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