Monthly Archives: April 2007

Microsoft’s Silverlight Team Releases Windows Vista DreamScenes

  Microsoft’s Silverlight Team obviously was not content with simply releasing desktop wallpapers — so they’ve released two Windows Vista "Dusk" DreamScenes in two formats.   Standard 4:3 – Silverlight “Dusk” DreamScene Widescreen 16:10 – Silverlight “Dusk” DreamScene   Click Here for … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Three Tools for Office Outlook 2007

  Business Contact Manager Add-in: Business Contacts for Pocket PC allows you to synchronize your business contacts and a subset of your communication history to your Windows Mobile 5.0 Pocket PC. This add-in works with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Silverlight Team Releases Desktop Wallpapers

  Ever since the Exchange 2007 Server Team released their own desktop wallpapers, I knew other Microsoft Teams would follow. Here’s some standard and wide screen wallpapers inspired by the new Silverlight multimedia platform.  Silverlight Dawn "Blue" STANDARD SCREEN 800 … Continue reading

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SpeechSaver Utility Automatically Turns-Off Vista’s Speech Recognition

  SpeechSaver: Released under Microsoft’s open-source project "CodePlex" – this is a simple system tray utility written in VB.Net (2005) to turn off Vista’s Speed Recognition (SR) after a few minutes with no activity. (Thanks Greg!) –> Download SpeechSaver Here … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows Server “Longhorn” Beta 3

Most people thought Microsoft’s WOW! was about the new Windows Vista and Office 2007 — but another important component of Microsoft’s future technology plans is their new Windows Server code named "Longhorn".   Product Overview Product Descriptions System Requirements Technical … Continue reading

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Microsoft Previews Malware Protection Center Portal

  In July, Microsoft will officialy launch their new Malware Protection Center Portal (Threat Research and Response). Until then, try their preview, and provide your feedback. Security Resources:   Most Active Families Most Active Variants Most Active Email Threats Top … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces “Microsoft Update Catalog”

  Microsoft Update Catalog – is a new beta service from Microsoft that provides a listing of updates that can be distributed over a corporate network. You can use it as a one-stop location for finding Microsoft software updates, drivers, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Research Presents Interactive Live TV on the PC That Works!

  LIVESTATION: Live broadcasting over the Internet – You can watch TV on a multitude of screens; TVs at home, cell phones, TV screens in public places and of course PCs at home, at the office and even on the … Continue reading

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Microsoft Updates Remote Desktop Connection for ALL Versions of Windows

  Last November, Microsoft updated Remote Desktop Connection for Windows XP — and today they’ve upgraded the Terminal Services Client to version 6.0 for all versions of Windows.  Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0):   Windows Server 2003 (32 … Continue reading

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Windows Vista Beta 2, RC1 and RC2 Set to Expire May 31

  "On 31 May 2007, all Customer Preview Program (CPP) pre-release versions of Windows Vista will expire.   You will begin to receive warning notifications about the upcoming expiration on 18 May. It is strongly recommend that customers running any … Continue reading

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