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Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset (DaRT). Things happen—especially when you’re touching so many computers when deploying Windows 7. For example, you might deploy a faulty device driver that previous Windows 7 from starting. A user might permanently delete important files when preparing for installation, and you need to recovery them. For many of these one-off […]

Keynote Starts December 2, 2010 at 9:00 pacific time Hear what’s coming next from Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie Training, labs & swag Online or in-person at Microsoft HQ, December 2nd 2010 It’s just like an extra day of PDC, dedicated to Silverlight Silverlight is a key technology for Microsoft and enables a full experience on the […]

Purchase at the Microsoft Online Store: http://phones.microsoftstore.com/mobile/?referringdomain=microsoft Try the Dell Store for the best price I have seen on all Windows Phones ($149): http://mobility.dell.com/template/simpleautocontent.aspx?pageid=9390&referringdomain=dellmobility “Windows Phone 7 Easier To Develop For Than Android” Says Michael Dell http://www.itproportal.com/2010/11/4/windows-phone-7-easier-develop-android-says-dell/ T-mobile – HTC –HD7 http://htc.t-mobile.com/hd7 Dell – Dell Venue http://www.dell.com/us/p/mobile-venue-pro/pd?~ck=mn You can get the Dell phone today at […]

Service Pack 1 Release Candidate for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 has released. The final version is expected to release early in 2011. This service pack is a rollup of patches and adds two new features. Here are the two new features: RemoteFx is technology that enables administrators to provide a very rich end […]

So you may be asking “What is Office 365?” Office 365 combines the familiar Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of our next-generation communications and collaboration services: Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online.  It is easy to administer. Office applications are delivered down to the workstations over the web from the Microsoft Cloud. All […]

  Hello all!  Below is the online version of the Resource Page that I’m handing out at the TechNet events that I am doing over the next several weeks.  The PowerPoint slide deck is available here: http://docs.com/Docs/1041275640 Enjoy -Brian TechNet Subscription Professional – ($349 first year $249 renewal)  The TechNet Subscription gives you access to […]

Tomorrow is a big day for the Windows Phone Launch. It is the developers launch in Chicago. I am heading down to it. Here are the links to register and attend: Day 1 19-Oct Chicago IL Registration Link: Swissôtel Chicago Day 2 20-Oct Chicago IL Registration Link: Swissôtel Chicago If you can’t make it – […]

Tomorrow is a big day for the Windows Phone Launch. It is the developers launch in Chicago. I am heading down to it. Here are the links to register and attend: Day 1 19-Oct Chicago IL Registration Link: Swissôtel Chicago Day 2 20-Oct Chicago IL Registration Link: Swissôtel Chicago If you can’t make it – […]

I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these. Do you see the phone on the left? It’s a Dell! I am on T-Mobile so I have to decide between the Dell and the HTC… Choices, choices – I need to go play with these and figure out which I want! I know […]

I can’t wait to get my hands on one of these. Do you see the phone on the left? It’s a Dell! I am on T-Mobile so I have to decide between the Dell and the HTC… Choices, choices – I need to go play with these and figure out which I want! I know […]