Enterprise Hotfix Rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Available Now

An enterprise hotfix rollup for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 has been released which contains 90 hotfixes released after the release of Service Pack 1. These hotfixes improve the overall performance and system reliability of Windows 7 SP1-based and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1-based computers. We recommend customers to apply this… Read more

Windows 7 Professional Pack for SBS Essentials Add-in Completed!

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Enrico Toro, Senior Product Manager from Windows Server Marketing] Today we are happy to announce that we have completed the Windows 7 Professional pack for Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials Add-In and starting Friday August 12th our customers will be able to download it through Microsoft’s Download… Read more

Windows 7 Cannot Access Shadow Copies in SBS 2003

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of  John Bay, Richard Pulliam and Damian Leibaschoff] When you connect to a share hosted on SBS 2003 from a Windows 7 client joined to the domain and you select “Restore previous versions” or the “Previous Versions” tab under properties of the share/folder, you get a view that shows snapshots… Read more

Working on an Application Compatibility Issue? Let us Help!

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of the SBS Team] Last Monday Microsoft launched a new pilot program in our Advisory Services space.  Advisory Services is a consultative support option that provides support beyond standard break-fix issues.  The new program involves remote, phone-based support for issues such as product migration, code review or new program… Read more

Installing Windows 7 in a SBS 2003 Environment

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Justin Crosby] If you want to use http://servername/connectcomputer to join a Windows 7 machine to your SBS 2003 domain you must first install hotfix KB 926505.  Most SBS 2003 installations should already have this update installed as this is the same hotfix that allowed Windows Vista machines to… Read more

RWW Error on Vista and Windows 7 Clients

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of  Justin Crosby and Wayne McIntyre] You may get the following error on a Vista client when you use RWW to connect to another machine and enable the option to “Enable file and folders to be transferred between the remote computer and this computer”: Please note that this option… Read more