Monthly Archives: February 2009

Microsoft Releases “Windows Vista SP1 Resource Kit” Book Free for One Month!

  Celebrating Microsoft Press’ 25the Anniversary, they have released the "Windows Vista Resource Kit, Second Edition" – In-depth, comprehensive, and fully updated for Service Pack 1, this Resource Kit delivers the information you need to administer Windows Vista. (or you … Continue reading

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Critical Vulnerability in All Versions of Adobe Acrobat & Adobe Reader Will Be Fixed in A Couple of Weeks

  Adobe has posted APSA09-01 stating: A critical vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Reader 9 and Acrobat 9 and earlier versions. This vulnerability would cause the application to crash and could potentially allow an attacker to take control of … Continue reading

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The End of FM Talk Radio Launches New “Amp Radio”

It was a sad day at work as we said goodby to our Free FM radio network (Adam Carolla, Tom Leykis, Tim Conway Jr., Frosty Heidi & Frank) While you can still grab some podcasts for posterity — it’s not … Continue reading

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Windows 7’s New Free Games Also Available For Windows XP & Vista

  Microsoft’s Windows 7 Beta introduced 3 new Windows Internet Games: the Board Games Backgammon & Checkers, and the Card Game Spades.   However, versions of these games have also been available freely from Microsoft for years! Free (off-line) Game Demos … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Free “Live Services” Online Training for Developers

  Microsoft has released free online Live Services Jumpstart Training: Live Services Jumpstart Training are level 300-400 in-depth technical sessions, hands-on labs and informal Q&As presented by Microsoft’s top engineers and web development experts. Through this virtual event site, you … Continue reading

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Dan Cunningham Updates “Workstation Migration Assistant” for Windows 7

One of my favorite bloggers, Dan Cunningham, has updated his Workstation Migration Assistant to help deploy Windows 7. Workstation Migration Assistant is a visual wrapper for the User State Migration Tool 4 (USMT4), designed to simplify the capture / restore … Continue reading

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Microsoft Blogger Releases Free Windows 7 “Time Zone Change” Gadget

  Microsoft Blogger, Michael Greene, has written and released a Windows 7 "Time Zone Change" Gadget as a "simple way for me to swap time zones when travelling." –> Download Windows 7 "Time Zone Change" Gadget   Click Here for All … Continue reading

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