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Entries from February 2008 ↓

The Official SBS Blog : Reclaiming Disk Space Lost to IIS Logs on SBS 2003:

The Official SBS Blog : Reclaiming Disk Space Lost to IIS Logs on SBS 2003: http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2008/02/28/reclaiming-disk-space-lost-to-iis-logs-on-sbs-2003.aspx

Excel 2007 – not enough resources

I had a siutation where Excel 2007 would like blow up but not completely.  It would never Dr. Watson, it would just indicate ‘out of resources’ And then the screen would look funky like this:   It turned out to be caused by Adobe add ins Here is a summary of the key points of […]

Google has no hits? What’s the world coming to?

So I’m googling on a topic and hit no hits.  I mean … NO hits…. and on this Vista machine I have Live Search in the corner and so I try MSN Live search. Wow.  I got two hits on Live search.  Google got no hits?  That’s a first.  Truly.  But it points out that […]

Remember to take a break tomorrow

The Official SBS Blog : The CEICW Certificate Generator Will Be Out Of The Office On February 29, 2008: http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2008/01/15/the-ceicw-certificate-generator-will-be-out-of-the-office-on-february-29-2008.aspx Marina reminded me of this….

So do you call Microsoft?

Interesting email in the case regarding “Vista capable” and this section from Steven Sinofsky caught my eye (taken from http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/microsoft/archives/132891.asp) “So far I am surprised at the low call volume in PSS [Product Support Services]. I think we have a lot of new PCs which helps and the hobbyist people who bought FPP/UPG [Full Packaged […]

Are firms really impacted by security breaches?

Network Security: The ancient art of defence: http://www.microsoft.com/emea/spotlight/sessionh.aspx?videoid=667 In this video by John Craddock/Microsoft on the ancient art of the attack, he talks about how firms can be driven out of business with a security incident. But is that the reality?  We know that TJMaxx is still in business.  We know that their stock prices haven’t […]

Windows Server 2008 slide deck

I’m doing an AICPA presentation on Server 2008 and I’ll be putting up the Server 2008 slide deck here after it’s done Stay tuned! http://www.sbslinks.com/Windows.zip

Live Webcast: 2008 Launch Wave Global Kickoff

Live Webcast: 2008 Launch Wave Global Kickoff February 27, 2008, 9am-10:30am (Pacific Standard Time) Join Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer as he kicks of a series of global events to launch Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008. Ballmer will introduce new software and tools designed to help IT professionals and […]

Server 2008 officially launching today

Can’t be in Los Angeles in Person?  No problem! http://www.microsoft.com/virtualevents/ Sign up for the virtual event.   Heroes Happen Here :: Events: http://www.microsoft.com/heroeshappenhere/events/default.mspx  Rss feed —   https://members.microsoft.com/partner/RSS/heroeshappenhere/rss.aspx?region=1001&product=111 In a moment of brillant timing that at the time I didn’t even think about…. I’m doing a similar “launch” event New Windows Server 2008: Recent Security […]

Got a "non-commercial" office?

The title bar displays “non-commercial use” when you start an Office Home and Student 2007 program: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/937676If you happen to purchase a computer and it says “for non-commercial use”, this is a tale-tell sign that this is the Office Home and Student version.While the Office Home and Student version can be installed on three home […]