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November, 2008


November 28, 2008  4:56 PM

More Out-of-Cycle Vista Updates Post

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On 11/25/2008 Microsoft pushed a slew of updates out the door For Windows Vista, as follows:

  • KB957321 - An update to add support to the XMP specification for complex data types in the Windows Imaging Component

November 26, 2008  5:22 PM

Secunia Network Inspector

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I've been working in some depth around Windows security topics since 1997, when I began teaching Windows hardening classes at Interop with my colleague and co-author James Michael Stewart. In 2003, I started researching malware topics and tools, a quest that eventually led to my 2005 book "

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November 24, 2008  5:14 PM

Explorer Crashes? ShellExView to the Rescue!

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I've grappled with this problem on various Vista systems for over a year now. A user will be tooling along merrily in Vista on his or her desktop when all of a sudden BAM! Explorer.exe crashes, and automatically restarts itself. A look into the Event Log on the affected desktop usually produces an...


November 21, 2008  9:18 PM

Exam 70-625 TS: Connected Home Integrator

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At last, a Vista exam title that you can get out of your mouth out loud without having to stop halfway through to draw breath! That said, this Technology Specialist exam is not without some interesting twists and turns, and includes coverage of Windows Home Server as well as numerous aspects of...


November 19, 2008  5:59 PM

Exam 70-624 TS: Deploying and Maintaining Windows Vista Client and 2007 Microsoft Office System Desktops

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Another doozy of a title, this exam is likely to appeal to IT professionals who work with Vista in all situations (SOHO, SMB, tech support, enterprise, and so forth) and of all stripes (help desk, tech support, IT administration, and so on). As with other exams in the 70-620 through 70-625 Vista...


November 18, 2008  2:06 PM

Fabuloso Windows Rescue Kit Works Wonders With Vista

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Occasionally, admins need to break the rules that Vista applies--sometimes quite severely--to its users. Case in point: Vista absolutely refuses to permit any account to delete files from the %windir%\System32 and

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November 14, 2008  3:57 PM

Exam 70-623 Pro: Supporting and Troubleshooting Applications on a Vista Client for Consumer Support Technicians

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Another gargantuan title not only heads up this exam, but also helps to tell would-be candidates if this represents their particular cup or tea or not. Like 70-622, 70-623 features another old-fashioned exam page. Along with...


November 12, 2008  4:03 PM

Exam 70-622 Pro: Supporting and Troubleshooting Applications on a Windows Vista Client for Enterprise Support Technicians

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Wow! What an exam title, eh? Interestingly, 70-622 also still sports an old-fashioned exam page, too. Along with 70-622, this MCITP exam qualifies those who pass it to earn the MCITP Enterprise Support Technicican credential,...


November 10, 2008  6:20 PM

MS Exam 70-621 Pro: Upgrading Your MCDST to MCITP Enterprise Support

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This exam applies only to those who've earned the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician, or MCDST, credential for Windows XP who wish to upgrade their coverage to include Windows Vista. As such, it is probably of little interest to anyone except the nearly 50,000 individuals who have...


November 7, 2008  8:55 PM

MS Exam 70-620 TS: Configuring Microsoft Windows Vista Client

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In digging up the info on this, the first in my series of four MCTS and MCITP Vista-related exams that I'll be covering over the next week or so, I discovered that Microsoft has finally changed the format for its exam pages. I've been tuning into these documents since the late 1990s and it's nice...


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