Monthly Archives: April 2009

Microsoft Releases “Visio Add-in for Operations Manager 2007 R2” Beta

  The Visio Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 Beta combines the strengths of two applications widely used in enterprise IT to simplify the creation of customized graphical dashboards showing the health of an environment. Examples of such diagrams … Continue reading

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Microsoft Blogger Releases “MemoryDisplay” Tool for Visualizing Virtual Memory

  Microsoft MSDN Blogger, Tess Ferrandez, has released her MemoryDisplay 32-bit tool for visualizing virtual memory usage and GC heap usage. This free tool gives you a visual overview of the virtual memory space (from a memory dump), shows you … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Codeplex Releases “Simple Search” – First Network Monitor Expert for Network Monitor 3.3

  Network Monitor 3.3 introduces the Experts Menu feature allowing you to run external analysis tools on an open capture file. First "Expert" from Network Monitor Team:     Simple Search – A Simple Find Dialog Expert letting you search within … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day from Los Angeles & Microsoft

  My home city of Los Angeles announced their Solar Map Project which leverages Microsoft’s Virtual Earth to allow homeowners and businesses to go online to determine if their properties are good candidates for solar power.  (Thanks Chris) LA County … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s CodePlex Releases “Zune Lyrics” Plug-in for Zune Software

  Zune Lyrics is a plug-in for Zune Software which automatically fetches lyrics of the song currently being played in Zune Software from lyricwiki.org. –> Download "Zune Lyrics" Plug-in

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Microsoft Office Word 2007 “DAISY Translator” Add-in Updated: Save as MP3

  Microsoft & the DAISY Consortium have released their second version of the DAISY Translator for Microsoft Office Word supporting users with disabilities. (Thanks Gray) QUOTE – Michael Hingson, the President of The Hingson Group: "The DAISY navigation system is … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Final Version of Microsoft Network Monitor 3.3 for Windows 7

  Previously only available in Beta, the Network Monitor 3.3 is a protocol analyzer that allows you to capture network traffic, view and analyze it. What’s New in Network Monitor 3.3?   Ability to capture on WWAN and Tunnel interfaces … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces “OfficePalooza” Two Week Contest Event for VBA Office Programmers

OfficePalooza is a two-week contest event from April 20 – May 1, 2009. OfficePalooza will present a set of challenges requiring Microsoft Office 2007 Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to solve. When you’ve solved a challenge, follow the instructions on … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases More “Learning Snacks” Windows 7 Training for IT Professionals

  Last month Microsoft released Learning Snack #1 – Introducing Windows 7 training — now they’re back with six (6) more! (Thanks Tjeerd)  6 NEW LEARNING SNACKS: Implementing User Account Control in Windows 7 Introducing BitLocker and AppLocker in Windows 7 … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Book: Windows Small Business Server 2008 Administrator’s Companion

  "For 25 years, Microsoft Press books have focused on helping you take your skills and knowledge to the next level. Celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a "Free e-book of the Month" offer!" Windows Small Business Server 2008 Administrator’s CompanionBy … Continue reading

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