“For ‘Windows’? Which versions?” Pretty much every supported version of Windows is impacted**, so read on. This is important. Yesterday Microsoft released an advisory, and today Microsoft released a security patch outside of its normal release cycle, or “out of band”; meaning: not on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. So you know that this … Continue reading URGENT: Out-of-Band Security Update Released Today for Windows
RTW = Released to the Web-i-tubesRemember back in late September when I blogged about this cool toolset that, starting with a physically installed Windows XP machine, you would end up with a fresh install of Windows 7 AND that original Windows XP machine running as a virtual machine in XP-Mode?“Yeah.. that sounds really cool! Is it … Continue reading Breaking News: P2V Migration for Software Assurance is RTW!
Hello all! Below is the online version of the Resource Page that I’m handing out at my TechNet Events over the next several weeks. I hope you find them useful!-KevinUPDATE: If you want the PowerPoint files, they can be viewed or downloaded from HERE.-----E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.comFeedback e-mail to my boss: Brian … Continue reading TechNet “Firestarter” Event Resources: DEPLOYMENT!
This is a really exciting scenario: You want to get your user(s) upgraded to Windows 7, but they’ve got XP systems with applications that they just can’t do without. For some reason, the applications won’t work under Windows 7. “Hey Kevin – Isn’t that what XP-Mode in Windows 7 is for?”Exactly. For those of you … Continue reading How to quickly virtualize your users XP desktop for their use from within Windows 7
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Today a security update is being released out-of-band to address a known and recently exploited vulnerability in Internet Explorer 6 and Internet Explorer 7. (See the MSRC Blog for more information about the advanced notification.) “The vulnerability used in these attacks, along with workarounds, is described in Microsoft Security Advisory 981374. The out-of-band security bulletin … Continue reading Breaking News: Out-of-Band Security Update released today (March 30, 2010) for IE6 and IE7
WAG = Windows Administrator GroupsLast week I decided to try something new, and it’s catching on in a big way. I wanted to create a new set of user groups for IT Administrators who primarily work with MIcrosoft Windows-based infrastructures. So I came up with the acronym WAG. I’m also a recent big fan of … Continue reading WAG – It’s like Bacon Flavored Dog Treats for the IT Professional
“Hey Kevin.. I want to deploy Windows 7, and hear good things about IE8, but I don’t know how to start evaluating what I need to make the move off of Internet Explorer 6. I am sure I have at least one critical application that might not work in IE8, and need to know what … Continue reading Are you moving to Windows 7? Are you looking for IE6-to-IE8 Migration Information?
TechNet Event Slides - http://www.technetevents.com/resources 28%-OFF Special TechNet Plus Direct Subscription Promotion – Yes, save nearly $100 off of a TechNet Plus Direct Subscription! Use Promotion Code TNITE04 (that’s ZERO-4) at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/subscriptionIMPORTANT UPDATE: This promotion and promotion code have expired.Please CLICK HERE for the most current promotion. E-mail Technical Questions: Kevin Remde – Kevin.Remde@microsoft.comFeedback … Continue reading Kevin’s TechNet Event Resources – Feb-Mar 2010