Windows 7 Beta Update Tests Begin February 24, 2009

As part of the regular beta testing cycle, the Windows 7 Engineering team will be releasing “test updates” to Windows Update. Users of beta build 7000 will receive notification of the “test update,” but it will not install automatically. While these test updates will not contain any fixes or features, we encourage you to install…


Windows 7 Deployment Tools Interview with Jeremy Chapman, Part 2

Before we dive into part two of our interview with Jeremy Chapman, Windows Senior Product Manager, on new image management and deployment technologies in Windows 7, we want to remind you to join Mark Russinovich for a Virtual Roundtable discussion on Windows 7, airing live on February 12, 2009 at 11:00 am PST. Stephen: In…


Windows 7 Beta Program Updates

Response to the beta has been fantastic, and we now have more than enough customers enrolled in the Beta to provide the feedback that Engineering needs to finish the product. Because interest in the beta is so high, we have decided to extend availability of the beta through the Customer Preview Program (CPP) until 2/12….


Windows 7 Deployment Tools Interview with Jeremy Chapman, Part 1

We see the Springboard Series blog as a place to communicate important information and updates for desktop and laptop-focused IT professionals—what you need to know to effectively perform your job. Now on to a discussion on Windows 7, and what you’ll want to know as you begin looking at your application portfolio and deployment tools….