November 2008 – Technical Rollup Mail – Platforms



News
Barcelona
3 – 7th November 2008
http://www.microsoft.com/emea/teched2008/itpro/default.aspx


Microsoft PDC
Watch Highlights of the event and all top stories
http://www.microsoftpdc.com/


New Virtualization Solution Accelerators
• Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for SCVMM and App-V 4.5 – http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767857&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4
• Offline Virtual Machine Servicing Tool – http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767858&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4
• Windows Server 2008 Security Guide – http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767859&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4
• Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit for Hyper-V and App-V – http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767860&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4


Windows Virtualization Team Blog
http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/


The World Simplified is a Virtual World
http://blogs.technet.com/virtualworld/


Ask the Directory Services Team
http://blogs.technet.com/askds/


Ask the Performance Team
http://blogs.technet.com/askperf/


Microsoft Enterprise Networking Team
http://blogs.technet.com/networking/


Ask the Core Team
http://blogs.technet.com/askcore/


Microsoft Advanced Windows Debugging and Troubleshooting
http://blogs.msdn.com/ntdebugging/


Terminal Services Team Blog
http://blogs.msdn.com/ts/


The Hot Blog
http://blogs.technet.com/hot/



Downloads
Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dad724ae0-e72d-4f54-9ab3-75b8eb148356%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows XP (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=2&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0d5f9b6e-9265-44b9-a376-2067b73d6a03%26displaylang%3den


Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP
The media player for all your digital entertainment needs.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=3&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d1d224714-e238-4e45-8668-5166114010ca%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=4&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3df26d395d-2459-4e40-8c92-3de1c52c390d%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=5&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d18fdff67-c723-42bd-ac5c-cac7d8713b21%26displaylang%3den


Silverlight Tools
Add-on for Visual Studio 2008 SP1 for developing Silverlight 2 applications
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc22d6a7b-546f-4407-8ef6-d60c8ee221ed%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=7&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de22eb3ae-1295-4fe2-9775-6f43c5c2aed3%26displaylang%3den


XPS Essentials Pack Version 1.0
The Microsoft XML Paper Specification Essentials Pack, Version 1.0 (XPS Essentials Pack) contains components that enable you to view, generate and index XPS Documents.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=8&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3db8dcffdd-e3a5-44cc-8021-7649fd37ffee%26displaylang%3den


Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool x64
This tool checks your computer for infection by specific, prevalent malicious software (including Blaster, Sasser, and Mydoom) and helps to remove the infection if it is found. Microsoft will release an updated version of this tool on the second Tuesday of each month.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=9&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d585d2bde-367f-495e-94e7-6349f4effc74%26displaylang%3den


Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP (64-bit)
The media player for all your digital entertainment needs.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=10&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc6a4cecb-9cb2-42f7-8814-7cb5067ee958%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows XP (KB956841)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=11&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d25997b73-a640-49c1-b19e-768a18bbe22c%26displaylang%3den


Expression Blend 2 Service Pack 1
Expression Blend 2 SP1 allows you to harness the power of XAML, .NET and Silverlight 2 to deliver compelling user experiences for both connected desktops and the web.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=12&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3deb9b5c48-ba2b-4c39-a1c3-135c60bbbe66%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows XP (KB956803)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=13&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3db16d9dac-c430-4dd8-a1e5-9a614801f1d9%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows XP (KB954211)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=14&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7718bf14-c26c-43f3-be67-4c79ab5b2607%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows XP (KB957095)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=15&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d2f7e5981-6eef-4f08-86c0-c6a7607ea5d0%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP (KB956390)
This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-058. To find out if other security updates are available for you, see the Overview section of this page.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=16&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d4e73de2b-05e6-4901-9bac-46d8f469e635%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=17&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d4c16a372-7bf8-4571-b982-dac6b2992b25%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=18&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da976999d-264f-4e6a-9bd6-3ad9d214a4bd%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=19&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc04d2afb-f9d0-4e42-9e1f-4b944a2de400%26displaylang%3den


Deep Zoom Composer
Prepare images for use with the Deep Zoom feature in Silverlight 2
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=20&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d457b17b7-52bf-4bda-87a3-fa8a4673f8bf%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows XP (KB956391)
Security issues have been identified in Active X controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=21&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3df6132174-3c1f-4328-9cb7-e4334ec31e64%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows XP (KB953155)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=22&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de7ef571f-c9e8-4e14-95a3-3eeaec55b784%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer for Windows XP (KB956390)
This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-058. To find out if other security updates are available for you, see the Overview section of this page.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=23&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da7f0f47b-b1ee-4516-9fbf-bf8e579963d0%26displaylang%3den


Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Administration Tools Pack for x86 editions
The Administration Tools Pack allows administrators to install the Windows Server 2003 SP2 management tools onto a computer running Windows XP Professional or a Windows Server 2003 family operating system to perform remote server management functions.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=24&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d86b71a4f-4122-44af-be79-3f101e533d95%26displaylang%3den


Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.3 Update
This update contains several improvements to enhance stability and performance. In addition, this update includes fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer’s memory with malicious code.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=25&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de70c5ae0-2858-46de-81f8-dcd1786656b7%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2003 (KB955466)
A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel 2003 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=26&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d4df27e8a-d803-483b-a700-0177d71bf368%26displaylang%3den


MVC Beta
The ASP.NET MVC Beta release provides a new Model-View-Controller (MVC) framework on top of the existing ASP.NET 3.5 runtime.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=27&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da24d1e00-cd35-4f66-baa0-2362bdde0766%26displaylang%3den


System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista (KB947821) [August 2008]
This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=28&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d2889489c-ee87-4607-8aa5-812e8078ab27%26displaylang%3den


Hyper-V Server 2008
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=29&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d6067cb24-06cc-483a-af92-b919f699c3a0%26displaylang%3den


Microsoft® Silverlight™ 2 SDK
The Microsoft® Silverlight™ 2 Software Development Kit provides documentation, libraries and tools for developing Silverlight applications.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=30&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8d933343-038f-499c-986c-c3c7e87a60b3%26displaylang%3den


Excel 2007 Add-in: Get Started Tab for Excel 2007
This add-in adds a Get Started tab to the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Ribbon. Commands on this tab give you easy access to free content on Office Online that helps you learn Excel 2007 quickly.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=31&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8a5af9d7-08a7-41ba-8844-76bb94228957%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for 2007 Microsoft Office System (KB955936)
A security vulnerability exists in the 2007 Microsoft Office system and the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=32&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9a7be004-5903-4101-90c5-c0d5f8722af9%26displaylang%3den


Hyper-V Server 2008 Configuration Guide
Detailed setup & configuration guide for Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=33&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de1e111c9-fa69-4b4d-8963-1dd87804c04f%26displaylang%3den


Microsoft Security Assessment Tool
The Microsoft Security Assessment Tool (MSAT) is a risk-assessment application designed to provide information and recommendations about best practices for security within an information technology (IT) infrastructure.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=34&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dcd057d9d-86b9-4e35-9733-7acb0b2a3ca1%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 (KB955470)
A security vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 that could allow arbitrary code to run when a maliciously modified file is opened. This update resolves that vulnerability.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=35&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d2765bbc0-ea2e-4b6e-822c-222ee8e5021f%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB957095)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=36&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3ddbbebb3f-f1c7-402c-bd16-6f88da0d042c%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 6 SP1 (KB956390)
This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-058. To find out if other security updates are available for you, see the Additional Information section at the bottom of this page.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=37&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d02390258-08e9-4b75-960d-be081b749558%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=38&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d25c17b07-1efe-43d7-9b01-3dfdf1ce0bd7%26displaylang%3den


Windows Azure SDK
The Windows Azure SDK provides developers with the APIs, tools, documentation, and samples needed to develop Internet-scale applications that run on Windows Azure.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=39&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dbb893fb0-ad04-4fe8-bb04-0c5e4278d3e9%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB954211)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=40&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d6e696762-d652-4a8f-ab8f-622f9746c320%26displaylang%3den


Microsoft Assessment and Planning
The Microsoft Assessment and Planning toolkit is a tool that makes it easy for you to assess your current IT infrastructure for a variety of technology migration projects. It includes the features previously provided with the Windows Vista Hardware Assessment Solution Accelerator.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=41&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d67240b76-3148-4e49-943d-4d9ea7f77730%26displaylang%3den


Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Application Templates: All Templates
This download package includes all forty of the Application Templates for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 plus the Application Template Core solution, which is required to deploy server administration templates.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=42&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d5807b5ef-57a1-47cb-8666-78c1363f127d%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB956841)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=43&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de8ef3d5f-dd8e-4945-92cd-9d3e30b16667%26displaylang%3den


Microsoft Filter Pack
This download will install and register IFilters with the Microsoft Windows Indexing Service. These IFilters are used by Microsoft Search products to index the contents of specific document formats.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=44&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d60c92a37-719c-4077-b5c6-cac34f4227cc%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB957095)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=45&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9ed29c3a-0682-4586-bbc2-a73deaa18e4c%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB956803)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=46&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dee88ff2d-1b12-4f4c-a081-9f27a6fba074%26displaylang%3den


TCP/IP Fundamentals for Microsoft Windows
This online book describes the fundamentals of TCP/IP in Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, and Windows Server 2003.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=47&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc76296fd-61c9-4079-a0bb-582bca4a846f%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB953155)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=48&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d437a9b68-6a0c-48c8-9348-0d6fda48aa21%26displaylang%3den


Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB957257)
This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=49&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d62320641-0947-4ba1-809d-d1c0ccc38879%26displaylang%3den


Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB952580)
Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB952580)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=50&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8b492ed2-ea92-412f-a852-3aa1c58d9499%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB954211)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=3&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d3a6165a6-d7e7-4526-9291-290caf0639b4%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB953155)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=4&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8163d1f6-feb5-4f39-8134-3ed42326b822%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB951071)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=5&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d899e2728-2433-4ccb-a195-05b5d65e5469%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 2000 (KB957280)
A security issue has been identified in Windows Active Directory that could allow an attacker to compromise your Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8ed7bb9a-4b26-49d7-8c14-60226d2bc20d%26displaylang%3den


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Implementation Guide
This guide contains comprehensive information about how to plan, install, and maintain Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=9&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d1ceb5e01-de9f-48c0-8ce2-51633ebf4714%26displaylang%3den


Group Policy Preference Client Side Extensions for Windows XP (KB943729)
Multiple Group Policy Preferences have been added to the Windows Server 2008 Group Policy Management Console (which are also available through the Remote Server Administration Toolset (RSAT) for Windows Vista SP1).
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=10&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de60b5c8f-d7dc-4b27-a261-247ce3f6c4f8%26displaylang%3den


Data Encryption Toolkit
This toolkit is intended to help you secure the data on your organization’s mobile PCs–in a cost-effective way–using Encrypting File System (EFS) and Microsoft BitLocker Drive Encryption (BitLocker) technologies.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=11&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d1a99576a-fe67-418f-88b1-81e2055fe977%26displaylang%3den


Foundation Network Companion Guide: Deploying 802.1X Authenticated Wireless Access with PEAP-MS-CHAP v2
This companion guide to the Foundation Network Guide provides instructions about how to deploy 802.1X authenticated wireless access by using Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol-Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol version 2 (PEAP-MS-CHAP v2).
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=12&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da1746605-4248-4e61-970b-509aa5ed0fe8%26displaylang%3den


UI Automation Specification
This download contains the Community Promise Specification for UI Automation.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=13&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da1fe1066-bf4f-44fc-834b-676b311e83a2%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows XP (KB959252)
Install this update to resolve an issue in which you receive a 0x0000008e Stop error after you install security update KB954211 (MS08-061).
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=14&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dec4b7d80-79b6-4035-92a3-3992a9e09718%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista (KB956841)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3db4212db5-093e-497d-b999-2e3780f9f7c2%26displaylang%3den


Infrastructure Planning and Design
The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=7&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dad3921fb-8224-4681-9064-075fdf042b0c%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista (KB954211)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=9&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d3483b400-cedc-441f-ba8e-594e3df89190%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista (KB957095)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=10&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d72dd6015-25d1-45f4-a769-88ac43074b44%26displaylang%3den


Volume Activation 2.0 Technical Guidance
Technical documentation for planning, deployment, and operations of Volume Activation 2.0 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Includes the Volume Activation 2.0 Overview Guide, Planning Guide, Deployment Guide, Operations Guide, Resources, FAQ and Technical Attributes.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=11&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9893f83e-c8a5-4475-b025-66c6b38b46e3%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista (KB953155)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=12&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d9b5995df-a3b8-4e81-b118-9bb057e19884%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Security Update for ActiveX Killbits for Windows 2000 (KB956391)
Security issues have been identified in ActiveX controls that could allow an attacker to compromise a system running Microsoft Internet Explorer and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=13&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dbb17067d-5ac8-425b-91fd-b2f365ed66b5%26displaylang%3den


System Update Readiness Tool for Windows Vista for x64-based systems (KB947821) [August 2008]
This tool is being offered because an inconsistency was found in the Windows servicing store which may prevent the successful installation of future updates, service packs, and software.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=14&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d14f76773-007c-493f-bece-243bc21ac73d%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 (KB956390)
This update addresses the vulnerability discussed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-058. To find out if other security updates are available for you, see the Overview section of this page.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=15&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d257c0478-56dd-42eb-a90e-607d01613db7%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 7 Pre-Beta (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=16&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de877d9c1-3e7c-4551-a899-c3fcc5175bb6%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista (KB957200)
This is a reliability update. This update resolves some performance and reliability issues in Windows Vista.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=17&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dce4f61d7-b659-4db5-95b8-9a86ca475ca4%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista (KB955519)
Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For complete listing of issues included in this cumulative update, see KB955519.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=18&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8416f7c6-389d-43cc-996b-d9ea555444b1%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB954211)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=19&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d905ab030-14a5-4a3d-aa11-e8f957f6a1ea%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB956841)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated local attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=20&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc20808cb-c30a-4b53-91e5-810eb6b4b2e3%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB957095)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=21&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3df793af16-5464-4db1-a42b-1c5f17c538ed%26displaylang%3den


Windows Vista LIPs for Windows Vista English
Windows Vista Language Interface Pack (LIP) for English versions of Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Business and Windows Vista Enterprise. Many Vista LIP languages are also available for Windows Vista Starter.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=22&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d94b6c536-e49c-4602-8d3c-37e8bdbe12db%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista (KB957000)
Install this update to improve the quality of the software information that is sent to Microsoft by configuring existing Windows Vista Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) settings.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=23&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d26b15e49-c7c4-4359-8d48-fa258dfb8038%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB953155)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=24&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d4a0fcf4b-eb8e-456a-b934-400ae18248ee%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 7 Pre-Beta x64 Edition (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=26&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0fa96b25-90e3-46ab-bcd5-051f4b2b881b%26displaylang%3den


Windows Springboard Series: Configuring Windows Vista for Performance – Part 1 of 2
Mark Russinovich leads a roundtable discussion on Windows Vista Performance. Segment 1 is “Configuring Windows Vista for Performance (part 1)”
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=27&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d605e1f7e-2334-4f7c-9ee5-d8cf8db09417%26displaylang%3den


Windows Home Server Technical Brief for Remote Access
This Technical Brief provides an in-depth look at the features and functionality of Windows Home Server Remote Access.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=28&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d8505e3a8-bbbc-445d-ba65-13782661dcb0%26displaylang%3den


Windows Vista Performance Roundtable Transcript
Transcript for the Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable, “Under the Hood: Windows Vista Performance…Need Answers?”
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=29&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d703afc50-0c61-4371-b2b5-b9759516ee69%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Update for Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista (KB956147)
Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For complete listing of issues included in this cumulative update, see KB956147.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=30&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dbf68e94a-5e87-4798-a3d5-89b7a8a8cc59%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB957200)
This is a reliability update. This update resolves some performance and reliability issues in Windows Vista.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=31&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d86c8349c-e98f-4779-9d23-7d7a944f77ac%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista (KB957508)
Install this update to improve features for the Request Filtering module in IIS 7.0.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=32&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dac57a12f-0d4f-4889-a96b-e88aea960c6c%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista (KB955805)
Install this update to resolve latency issues with certificates where the Subject Information Access (SIA) extension is installed on a computer that is running Windows Vista.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=33&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d365aa4e8-c8cf-485f-a81c-2e361f271a9b%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista (KB943790)
Install this update to extend the File Management APIs to not only enable the discovery and restoration of deleted files from volumes that are not encrypted but also enable the recovery of files from Bitlocker encrypted volumes.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=34&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de5c75586-4e42-4c4b-8e81-ce5483f738c1%26displaylang%3den


OEM Ready
Program Tools and Documentation
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=35&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dff6f5ff8-5655-4244-9f75-4d9909e5aec2%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB955519)
Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For complete listing of issues included in this cumulative update, see KB955519.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=36&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d90f552b6-22b2-4466-9246-0673cc4ab52e%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB943790)
Install this update to extend the File Management APIs to not only enable the discovery and restoration of deleted files from volumes that are not encrypted but also enable the recovery of files from Bitlocker encrypted volumes.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=37&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d2df42c65-13db-4c37-b78c-3c6094455ea0%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB957000)
Install this update to improve the quality of the software information that is sent to Microsoft by configuring existing Windows Vista Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) settings.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=38&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d2b7bf492-a74d-48e4-8493-863cec01f6f8%26displaylang%3den


Foundation Network Companion Guide: Deploying 802.1X Authenticated Wireless Access with PEAP-MS-CHAP v2
This companion guide to the Foundation Network Guide provides instructions about how to deploy 802.1X authenticated wireless access by using Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol-Microsoft Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol version 2 (PEAP-MS-CHAP v2).
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=39&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da1746605-4248-4e61-970b-509aa5ed0fe8%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB955805)
Install this update to resolve latency issues with certificates where the Subject Information Access (SIA) extension is installed on a computer that is running Windows Vista.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=40&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d585ffadc-4fc3-4fe1-9dc0-cc10218b15a3%26displaylang%3den


Security Update for Windows 7 Pre-Beta for Itanium-based Systems (KB958644)
A security issue has been identified that could allow an authenticated remote attacker to compromise your Microsoft Windows-based system and gain control over it.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=41&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d66646156-f3e6-48d7-be22-de1772dd1884%26displaylang%3den


Cumulative Update for Media Center TVPack for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB956147)
Install this update to resolve issues with Media Center for Windows Vista. For complete listing of issues included in this cumulative update, see KB956147.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=42&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3da2c1e20b-5c83-4106-b3ab-da3c0ebec6a1%26displaylang%3den


Windows Springboard Series: Tips and Tricks for optimal Windows Vista Performance
Mark Russinovich leads a roundtable discussion on Windows Vista Performance. Segment 3 is “Tips and Tricks for optimal Windows Vista Performance”.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=43&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd90f2227-b5e4-48ed-959f-f5b9431713e8%26displaylang%3den


Windows Springboard Series: Windows Vista Myths and Realities
Mark Russinovich leads a roundtable discussion on Windows Vista Performance. Segment 4 is “Windows Vista Myths and Realities”.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=45&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d167bedc7-f6f7-43ec-a484-c2e817ce7ffa%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB957508)
Install this update to improve features for the Request Filtering module in IIS 7.0.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=46&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d269abbbc-5d80-45d8-9196-9684fc149841%26displaylang%3den


Windows Springboard Series: Configuring Windows Vista for Performance – Part 2 of 2
Mark Russinovich leads a roundtable discussion on Windows Vista Performance. Segment 2 is “Configuring Windows Vista for Performance (part 2)”
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=47&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d472223b2-1db3-45e0-b0b2-79255c39c15a%26displaylang%3den


Windows Springboard Series: Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)
Ran Oelgiesser, Senior Product Manager in the Windows Client division, discusses Microsoft’s newest desktop virtualization technology.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=48&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de39b3b58-528f-4dca-b908-112eba35d16f%26displaylang%3den


Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB957000)
Install this update to improve the quality of the software information that is sent to Microsoft by configuring existing Windows Server 2008 Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) settings.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=49&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d69b63005-db29-4e7d-a756-a5ff4bd56941%26displaylang%3den


Windows Vista Optimized Desktop Program Datasheets
Windows Vista Optimized Desktop Program Datasheets
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=50&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3ddfcc44c4-dc36-4f68-892c-5dce1b2bf247%26displaylang%3den



Events/Webcasts


How Microsoft Technologies and Windows Vista Improve Supporting and Maintaining the Desktop (Level 300)
November 3, 9:30 A.M. Pacific Time
Explore how to take advantage of the advanced capabilities in Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2008, and the Microsoft System Center application suit to reduce disruption, minimize help desk calls, and ensure maximum uptime for desktop users.
http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767953&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4


Virtualisation Unplugged in association with Esteem Systems Ltd
Free of charge
Date: 11 November 2008, 09:30
Location: Edinburgh
Event Category: Onsite Event
Audience: IT Professional
Products: Windows Server
https://msevents.microsoft.com/cui/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-GB&eventid=1032389933


On Demand Webcast: Deploying Forefront Client Security in the Enterprise Using Virtualization (Level 300)
The Microsoft Forefront Client Security (FCS) agent can be installed on Windows Server 2008 host and virtualized operating systems to protect against malicious threats. In addition, you can install the FCS Management Server on Hyper-V virtualized machines to consolidate management server roles. Join this TechNet webcast to learn more about deploying FCS in a virtualized environment.
http://co1piltwb.partners.extranet.microsoft.com/mcoeredir/mcoeredirect.aspx?linkId=10767933&s1=0fff8a30-7b25-67dc-c0b4-0bda456fd9b4


Microsoft “After hours” – the sequel
17 November 2008 18:00 – 17 November 2008 20:45 GMT, London
Welcome Time: 17:30
Microsoft Cardinal Place, Auditorium 1 &2, 100 Victoria Street, Cardinal Place London SW1E 5JL
United Kingdom
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032388314&Culture=en-GB
Windows Springboard Series: Configuring Windows Vista for Performance – Part 1 of 2
Mark Russinovich leads a roundtable discussion on Windows Vista Performance. Segment 1 is “Configuring Windows Vista for Performance (part 1)”
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=27&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d605e1f7e-2334-4f7c-9ee5-d8cf8db09417%26displaylang%3den


Windows Springboard Series: Tips and Tricks for optimal Windows Vista Performance
Mark Russinovich leads a roundtable discussion on Windows Vista Performance. Segment 3 is “Tips and Tricks for optimal Windows Vista Performance”.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=43&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dd90f2227-b5e4-48ed-959f-f5b9431713e8%26displaylang%3den


Windows Springboard Series: Windows Vista Myths and Realities
Mark Russinovich leads a roundtable discussion on Windows Vista Performance. Segment 4 is “Windows Vista Myths and Realities”.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=45&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d167bedc7-f6f7-43ec-a484-c2e817ce7ffa%26displaylang%3den


TechEd EMEA
Barcelona
3 – 7th November 2008
http://www.microsoft.com/emea/teched2008/itpro/default.aspx
Live Webcasts:
Full list can be found at: http://www.microsoft.com/events/default.mspx


Interactive Webcast Calendar
The interactive calendar will help you quickly find live webcasts that fit your schedule as well as on-demand webcasts to view at your convenience. You can choose your time zone and filter this list by audience, webcast series, product or topic, and presenter.
http://www.microsoft.com/events/webcasts/calendar/monthview.aspx


Monthly Archived Webcasts:
http://www.microsoft.com/events/webcasts/library/default.mspx



New KB’s
The system may stop responding when you restart a Windows XP-based multicore computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958244


Certification Authority Service Startup Failure
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959117


W32time Service does not start with the Error “System Error 126 has Occurred” “The Specified module could not be found”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959113


FIX: Local activation occurs on the client computer when you install a COM+ application proxy that was exported from a partition other than the Base Application Partition 
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957089


When you enable field engineering on an AD LDS or AD AM directory service on a Windows Server 2003-based or  Windows Server 2008-based computer, an LDAP query is executed more slowly than expected, and Event ID 1699 is logged
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951581


You may not be able to add or remove additional namespace servers using the DFS management console in Windows Server 2003 R2
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959214


Symsnap.sys caused Windows Stop error
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959212


SNMP CPU index changes every time you install or uninstall a printer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959213


Error message when you try to store a security descriptor by using an administration tool or a script in Windows Server 2003: “The security ID structure is invalid Facility: Win32 ID no: 80070539”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948502


Software Restriction Policy Enforcement set to “All Software Files” causes checks against paths/files that are invalid
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959074


NTP packets may appear on all available networks
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/959119


The dirquota.exe utility returns the date and time in an incorrect format for the Peak Usage item in x64-based versions of Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958412


Error message when you try to open some MMC 3.0 snap-ins in a localized version of Windows XP Service Pack 3: “MMC could not create the snap-in. The snap-in might not have been installed correctly.”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957502


Stop error on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that has Server for NFS enabled when an NFS client copies data to the NFS server: “Stop 0x000000C2”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958165


Event ID 12 is logged in the System log when you back up or compact a Hyper-V virtual hard disk on a Windows Server 2008-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958669


The Defrag.exe tool stops responding when you run the Dfrgntfs.exe tool to defragment a hard disk on a Windows XP-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958200


An SSL connection may fail when you use Internet Explorer to make an SSL connection to an HTTPS Web site that is certified by a Digital Signature Standards (DSS) certificate on a Windows XP-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955832


Changes to the custom properties of a program that supports custom properties may not be saved on a Windows XP-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957263


MS08-066: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Ancillary Function driver could allow elevation of privilege
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956803


Copy process is very slow when you copy large files from one computer to another computer in a high-bandwidth network environment if both computers are running either Windows Vista or Windows Sever 2008
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955427


Error message on a computer that is running Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or Windows Server 2008: “Stop 0x00000024”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957535


The Taskkill.exe program stops responding when you try to end a process in an installation of Windows Vista that is running in audit mode
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954072


Windows Search may fail if you search a network folder from the toolbar in the Windows Explorer while offline on a computer that is running Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957653


A Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer behind a NAT device cannot communicate with another computer through an IPsec tunnel-mode connection
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957624


Detection and deployment guidance for the October 14, 2008 security release
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958686


Cumulative Update for Media Center TV Pack for Windows Vista
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956147


October 2008 Cumulative Update for Media Center for Windows Vista
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955519


Windows Deployment Services generates duplicate client computer names when the %MAC variable is used
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957051


An October 2008 update is available for the Windows Vista Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957000


The LSASS.exe process crashes and the computer restarts when you try to start the Network Access Protection Agent service on a Windows XP Service Pack 3 -based client computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954879


You cannot enroll for a certificate that is larger than 4096 bits on an SCEP client in Windows Server 2008
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956580


Stop error when you use a Microsoft Device Specific Module in Windows Server 2008: “0x000000C2”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957509


MS08-062: Vulnerability in Windows Internet Printing service could allow remote code execution
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953155


MS08-063: Vulnerability in SMB could allow remote code execution
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957095


MS08-065: Vulnerability in Message Queuing could allow remote code execution
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951071


MS08-060: Vulnerability in Active Directory could allow remote code execution
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957280


The job-level PrintTicket is associated with the document-level PrintTicket and with the page-level PrintTicket when you print a document to an XPS driver on a Windows XP-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/956588


The print process crashes under heavy stress on Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computers
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955806


You cannot perform NetSH commands by using a user account that belongs to the “Network Configuration Operators” security group on a Windows Vista-based computer or on a Windows Server 2008-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953835


In Windows Vista Service Pack 1 or in Windows Server 2008, Secure Digital Input Output device drivers reload and may behave incorrectly after you resume the computer from hibernation or from sleep
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954087


DLL files may not be registered by the RegisterDlls directive in a printer driver for a Windows Vista Service Pack 1-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955554


A Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer does not response to 802.1X authentication requests for 20 minutes after a failed authentication
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957931


The private memory size that is allocated by the Snmp.exe process increases if the MIB II Objects are frequently accessed in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942290


The System Preparation tool removes all collected WinSAT data in Windows Vista, and you cannot shorten the OOBE process by running WinSAT before the image is sealed
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958011


Error message when you log on to a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based computer that has the “Allow user name hint” Group Policy setting enabled: “The specified username is invalid”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957656


Windows Vista does not keep its DHCP IP address if a DHCP server is not available
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958336


The NumLock status may become out of sync during a Remote Desktop session.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958503


Scheduled tasks may not be created successfully if the task title includes a period.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958504


A multiprocessor computer that is running a Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, or Windows Vista stops responding on a black screen after you resume the computer from hibernation
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954434


The Server for NFS component on a Windows Server 2008-based system cannot read a character translation file, and event error 1057 is logged in the System log
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958144


A deadlock situation occurs in Windows Management Instrumentation Service (WMI) on a Windows Server 2008-based or Windows Vista SP1-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/952685


After a user is deleted from a role in the Authorization Manager in an Active Directory domain environment, the user can still unexpectedly access that role from a Windows Vista-based or Windows Server 2008-based client computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/954902


Stop error message on a Windows Server 2008-based computer that has the Hyper-V role installed: “STOP 0x0000001A”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957967


Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista will not fall back to legacy interrupt support from MSI-X interrupts after a firmware downgrade
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958572


Upgrading the inbox MegaRAID driver will fail, and access to any connected devices will be lost
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/958575


The system may not detect that a logical unit was replaced on a Windows Server 2003-based computer
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/950903


Stop error when an application calls the NtGdiBitBlt function on a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista Service Pack 1-based computer: “0x0000008E”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/955044


The Hbaapi.dll module leaks two handles when the module is unloaded on a system that is  running Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista Service  Pack 1, or Windows Server 2008
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957052


Error message when you access a share that you pinned by using Always Available Offline: “Access is denied”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957772


 

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