Monthly Archives: June 2009

Microsoft Releases Two Free Application Compatibility Toolkit Training Handouts for Windows 7

  Microsoft has released two free Application Compatibility Toolkit Training Handouts for Windows 7:   Getting Started with Windows 7 Application Compatibility (2-Page) Handout Card – Preparing for Compatibilty Testing & Implementing Your Testing Process ACT 5.5 (2-Page) Handout Card … Continue reading

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Download Free WebRadio Add-in for Windows Home Server

  Microsoft TechNet blogger, David Cohen, is recommending Daniel Buschke’s free WebRadio Add-in for Windows Home Server. WebRadio Add-in plays radio streams from the internet, and comes with a list of 65 radio stations. Your last selected station will be … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Deployment Team Releases USMT Progress Monitoring Tool

  Microsoft’s Deployment Team has released their USMT Progress Monitoring Tool to provide feedback during an OS delpoyment. They wrote a VBS script that shows the current progress of the USMT.  It works by parsing the progress file, looking for … Continue reading

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Free Microsoft Hyper-V Training Course 6319

  Microsoft TechNet blogger, Matt McSpirit, found a free access code for the "Course 6319 – Configuring Hyper-V in Windows Server 2008” Course 6319 Overview:   An overview of the Hyper-V technology Creating a virtual environment Deploying systems in a … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows 7 Upgrade, Retail & Special 50% Off Pre-Order Pricing!

  Microsoft has released (estimated) retail pricing for the upcoming October 22nd release of Windows 7 — along with a information on special pre-release pricing starting tomorrow (6/26)!   UPGRADE PRICING:  Windows 7 Home Premium – $119.99 Windows 7 Professional … Continue reading

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Terminal Reality Releases Free “Ghostbusters” RingTone Audio Files

  Microsoft’s Major Nelson is recommending free downloads from the gaming company Terminal Reality. These are master audio files taken directly from their new Ghostbuster game.   There are a total of four clips: The PKE Meter, Capturing Sequence and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Begins Beta Sign-ups for “Hohm” Online Energy Savings Program

  Microsoft Hohm is a free online beta application that helps you save energy and money. With Microsoft Hohm you can better understand your home energy usage, get recommendations to conserve energy and start saving. As with any recommendation engine, … Continue reading

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NextWindow Releases Windows 7 Multi-Touch Screen Driver for HP TouchSmart

  NextWindow has released a Beta of their Windows 7 Multi-Touch Screen Driver for HP TouchSmart computers (Models: IQ504, IQ506, IQ804, IQ816) TO DOWNLOAD:  <Right-click> the following link and choose Save Target As: NWMultiTouchDriverV1211.zip TECHNICAL SUPPORT:  win7support@nextwindow.com Click Here for … Continue reading

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CA Begins Beta Sign-ups for Their Internet Security Suite Plus 2010 for Windows 7

  CA has begun taking sign-ups for their CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2010 Beta for all current versions of Windows: Supported OS (32 bit): Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home/Pro/Media Center Edition, Windows Vista Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate, Windows 2003 … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Security Essentials Beta” Free Virus & Spyware Protection Software

  While Microsoft prepares to retire their Windows Live OneCare antivirus software in September 2009, today they’ve released "Microsoft Security Essentials Beta" that also provides  Virus & Spyware Protection for consumers. NOTE: This Microsoft Security Essentials Beta will be capped at … Continue reading

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