Windows Enterprise Desktop:

August, 2010


August 31, 2010  2:45 PM

Great Trick for Road Warriors: Sharing A Wi-Fi Internet Link in Win7

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In typical fashion, Windows wizard Paul Thurrott once again strikes gold in a recent story from his SuperSite for Windows. Entitled "Use Wireless Hosted Networking to Share an Internet Connection Wirelessly" he explains how...

August 30, 2010  3:31 PM

zPOD offers interesting extension to zInstall capabilities

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On August 16, I blogged about a Windows 7 virtual machine technology called ZInstall that lets its users turn an existing Windows...


August 24, 2010  2:47 PM

Windows 7 Has Nearly Twice as Many Users as Vista

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According to a story published on SoftPedia on August 16, 2010, Windows 7 has doubled down on Vista, and now owns 17.39% of the desktop operating system marketshare. At the same...


August 20, 2010  4:57 PM

Interesting Windows Crossover Points

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In a recent ZDNet blog entitled "It's official: Windows 7 is a hit, and XP is finally in decline" Windowsmeister extraordinaire Ed Bott shares some interesting insights, and one very slick chart, as he explains the analysis that led him to the title for his piece. [caption id="attachment_997"...


August 16, 2010  10:43 PM

Ouch! More savage computing lessons I never wanted to learn

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I'm writing up a capsule review of a software product called Zinstall, which (among other things) can take the Windows.old files from a machine upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 and turn that information into a fully-functional Windows XP SP3 VM with all of the applications and appurtenances...


August 16, 2010  10:35 PM

Zinstall XP7 Offers Remarkable XP to Windows 7 Migration Capabilities

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For several months now, I've been interacting with the folks at Zinstall about their various products, most notably Zinstall XP7.  This tool works with any version of Windows 7 (including Starter, Home Basic, and Home Premium) to migrate an existing, standalone Windows XP runtime environment...


August 11, 2010  4:20 PM

Check Out Oasys Mail Manager

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I had the great pleasure of speaking with Alec Milton, Managing Director of Product Marketing for Oasys Limited last Friday, to talk about the company's excellent Mail Manager product. Before I tell you a little about the software — which is unbelievably cool and capable — let me tell you a...


August 11, 2010  3:53 PM

Windows XP, Vista and 7 EOS Dates

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First, a clarification, EOS stands for "End Of Support" and refers to the official cut-off dates for support from Microsoft for these various operating systems. Next, kudos to Ed Bott for totally nailing this topic in his Microsoft Report for ZDNet Monday, entitled "

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August 8, 2010  11:43 PM

If you or your users use Hotmail, check this out!

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Poking through the Windows blog this weekend, I stumbled across an August 5 posting by Michael Kopcsak entitled "A behind-the-scenes...

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August 8, 2010  1:44 AM

Here Comes The Biggest Patch Tuesday — Ever!

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Check out the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for August 2010: according to

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