Exchange Server Deep Dive Content

Exchange Server in Depth: Master Concepts and Optimize Your Server Environment The latest release of Microsoft Exchange Server can help you achieve better business outcomes while controlling the costs of deployment, administration, and compliance. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 delivers a wide range of deployment options, integrated information leakage protection, and advanced compliance capabilities that combine…


TechNet December WebCasts and Videos

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for SharePoint (Level 200) Wednesday, December 02, 2009 – 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Pacific Time Vipul Shah, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation Tom Brauch, President, Fpweb.net – SharePoint Hosting Pioneer Steve Laux, Product Manager, Fpweb.net – SharePoint Hosting Pioneer http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032433236&Culture=en-US TechNet Webcast: Thrive Live! What to Look for…


Win a Laptop – Watch the Road to Windows 7

Microsoft has a shiny new laptop to give away to feed your recession fix!  Watch the trailers below and visit us at Road to Windows 7.  Microsoft will be posting a new video every week with information that every IT Professional wants to know about, and best of all its not in PowerPoint format.  Join…


How TechNet/MSDN Subscribers Can Make a Windows 7 RC Bootable USB

Oh is RC out already?  Well it is if you are an MSDN or TechNet Plus subscriber!  Booting from DVDs are so last decade.  If you want to install your RC copy with class, follow the instructions my buddy James O’Neill has posted on his blog.  Make that 30 minute installation into a 5 minute…


How To Upgrade Windows XP to Windows 7 In-place

There has been a lot of noise about the fact that Microsoft is not providing an in-place upgrade for Windows XP users to Windows 7.  This is ironic considering that during the Vista launch, I got laughed at every presentation for actually recommending an in-place upgrade to Vista.  No one believed me on how easy…

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How To: Deploy Office Compatibility Pack with an MSI package

KB 952273 The Office Compatibility Pack has been available for a long time as a free EXE download, but some IT administrators needed to deploy the pack centrally via MSI and AD.  The natural question for these people was, “where is the MSI download?” For one reason or another, an MSI download doesn’t exist but…


Where Is My Windows 7 Key?

  It has been reported that some MSDN and TechNet subscribers trying to activate Windows 7 Beta are unable to get a key generated.  The TechNet team is aware of the issue and advise the following: Windows 7 Beta has a built in 30 day grace period for installations before product keys are required.  Customers…

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What TechNet Events are coming up in the UK?

  Here’s a list of the Microsoft UK TechNet events that are running between now and Christmas: 13 August 2008, London: Microsoft Virtualisation and Management Technologies 21 August 2008, Liverpool: Microsoft Virtualisation and Management Technologies 2 September 2008, Reading : TechNet: the Microsoft Vision for Unified Communications 9 September 2008, Reading: Microsoft Virtualisation and Management…

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