Monthly Archives: July 2009

Microsoft’s Windows Live Releases Free Messenger 10-Year Anniversary Theme Pack

  To celebrate Windows Live Messenger’s 10-Year Anniversary — Microsoft has released a free Messenger 10-Year Anniversary Theme Pack. –> Download "Messenger 10-Year Anniversary Theme Pack" – Messenger Theme Pack: Celebrate a decade of chatting and sharing with free winks, … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Virtual Hard Disk Getting Started Guide for Windows 7

  Virtual Hard Disk Getting Started Guide provides an introduction to virtual hard disks (VHDs) in Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2. It includes an overview of technologies that you use to configure VHDs, as well as procedures to help … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office Partner Releases Free Word 2007 Sample Design Templates

  Microsoft Office Online Templates new partner, Inkd, is a marketplace for fully editable Word templates designed by professional graphic designers from around the world. And we are marking this occasion by offering two unique Inkd design sets only available … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Windows Live Services Plug-in for Moodle

  Windows Live Services Plug-in for Moodle – Moodle site administrators can now include Microsoft Live Services in the list of features provided to teachers and students through Moodle. With the Microsoft Live Services Plug-in for Moodle, students and teachers can … Continue reading

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Microsoft Documents “Windows 7 Upgrade Paths”

  Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade Paths outlines supported and unsupported upgrade paths for editions of the Windows 7 operating system. Unsupported Windows 7 Upgrade Scenarios:   Upgrades to Windows 7 from the following operating systems are NOT supported:  Windows 95Windows 98Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Beta 2” for Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 R2

  Microsoft Deployment Toolkit 2010 Beta 2 enables IT pros to efficiently and cost-effectively deploy Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 by unifying tools and best practices into a common deployment console and collection of guidance. Microsoft Deployment Toolkit … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Accessibility Fact Sheets & Step-by-Step Tutorials for Office & Windows

  Microsoft’s accessible technology solutions enable people of all abilities to realize their potential. Accessibility Features Fact Sheets – Quick overview of the accessibility features of major Microsoft products.   Accessibility Overview Accessibility in Office 2003 & 2007 Accessibility in … Continue reading

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Free “Mastering PowerShell v1” Book from PowerShell.Com

  Fellow Microsoft MVP, Dr Tobias Weltner, has released his Mastering PowerShell as a free eBook download.  (Thanks Jeffrey) Mastering PowerShell Chapters: The PowerShell Console Interactive PowerShell Variables Arrays and Hashtables The PowerShell Pipeline Using Objects Conditions Loops Functions Scripts … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases “Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 Beta” for Windows 7

  Microsoft’s third update of Windows Home Server Power Pack now supports Windows 7 with new & updated features. (Thanks Steven) New in Windows Home Server Power Pack 3 Beta: Windows 7 Backup & Recovery – Windows Home Server performs … Continue reading

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Microsoft Releases Security Baselines Beta for Windows 7 & Internet Explorer 8

  What are Microsoft’s Security Baselines?: "These baselines provide you with free Microsoft recommendations to help address today’s security challenges. Combined with best-practice guidance, the baselines will help you plan, deploy, and monitor the security of Windows 7 and Internet … Continue reading

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