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February, 2011


February 28, 2011  8:42 PM

The Interesting Economics of Windows InTune

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To my great interest and surprise, this morning MS announced it would be making its cloud-based Windows InTune desktop licensing, remote access, and management tools available for $11 (without...

February 25, 2011  4:01 PM

Post SP1 Install Clean-up for Win7 Needed?

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In seeking grist for the blog mill this morning, I noticed Ed Bott's latest ZDNet blog post "Microsoft notes Windows Update 'inconsistencies,' provides...

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February 21, 2011  10:40 PM

Hobbyhorse Post: WHS Doesn’t Suck, Actually!

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[caption id="attachment_1379" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Download page for WHS 2011 RC Beta at MS Connect"]

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February 18, 2011  5:03 PM

Exercise Care When Establishing Rapport!

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I'm working on a book on phishing and online financial fraud right now. It's called Cyberheist: The Biggest Financial Threat Facing American Businesses Since the Meltdown of 2008. (You can read snippets about

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February 17, 2011  9:18 PM

Windows 7 SP1 Is Here

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February 14, 2011  4:09 PM

IE 9 RC Goes Live Today! But there’s a catch…

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[caption id="attachment_1350" align="aligncenter" width="427" caption="IE 9 Release Candidate is available, but will not run without SP1 installed"]

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February 11, 2011  3:15 PM

There’s Never Time to Do It Right, But There’s Always Time to Do It Over

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Yesterday afternoon, I came back from running an errand in the afternoon only to find a BSOD waiting for me on my production Windows 7 machine. After I got it restarted, I realized something major had gone wrong. Not only had the OS "lost" all of the security updates and patches it's had applied to...


February 9, 2011  8:04 PM

Win7/Server 2008 R2 SP1 Inches Closer to Release

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OK, so now we've got some dates for the upcoming release of SP1 for the combined Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 code base:

  • OEMs have already had it for a week or more
  • MSDN and TechNet will get it next Wednesday on February 16
  • RTW (Release to the Web) will...


February 7, 2011  4:04 PM

Ed Bott Strikes Gold with 3-Part “Windows 7 and SSDs” series

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I'm a long time fan of Ed Bott's work with Windows 7, and frequently draw from his blog for mine. Recently, he's put together a three-part series on Windows 7 and SSDs that includes some very useful information and pulls together lots of tips and facts. IT professionals tasked with switching...


February 4, 2011  2:56 PM

Even Dozen Security Updates Coming 2/8/2011

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Take a look at this snippet from the Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for February 2011, folks! We've got a dozen security updates headed our way next week: [caption...


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