Merry Christmas!

Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer is in New Zealand enjoying the festive season with his family.  There is a One News article up about him here http://www.tvnz.co.nz/view/page/411319/643017 Update: the clip from the news is streaming from the TVNZ site at http://www.tvnz.co.nz/cda/tvnz/video_popup_windows_skin/643026?bandwidth=128k

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So whats in the latest Windows Vista (December) CTP?

The December CTP (Community Technology Preview) build released out through MSDN Subscription downloads yesterday, build number is 5270.  This build will also be going out to TechNet Plus subscribers too.  The December Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Community Technology Preview (CTP) is the third in a series of early Windows Vista builds being released to an extensive…

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Virtual Server 2005 R2 Evaluation is now available online for immediate download

Interested in evaluating Virtual Server 2005 R2? Here are some of the new key features: Virtual Server host clustering. Support for host-to-host connectivity lets you cluster all virtual machines running on a host. x64 support. Virtual Server runs natively within a 64-bit Windows host operating system, providing increased performance and memory headroom. Enhanced PXE booting….

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Download Virtual Machine additions for Virtual Server 2005 R2

are now available for download.  No more calling up PSS or Microsoft Services requesting the hotfix from KB 900076 http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=900076 Once you install these in the VM guests you will notice a performance increase, most noticeably if you are running Server 2003 SP1 (or R2) This download will update the VM Additions included with the…

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