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Entries from September 2010 ↓

What happens behind the scenes when using the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool

What happens behind the scenes when using the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool – The Official SBS Blog – Site Home – TechNet Blogs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2010/09/27/what-happens-behind-the-scenes-when-using-the-microsoft-support-diagnostic-tool.aspxI want that. I want to open a support case just for that. Have you ever opened up the cab files of the Microsoft diagnostic tools and looked around as to what […]

The .net out of band is up on Microsoft update/Windows Update.

The .net out of band is up on Microsoft update/Windows Update. For desktops this is not a risk. You do not run a web server. You can have as many as three updates offered up to you on your Windows XP. For SBS 2003 servers you will need three updates (ugh) and it will need […]

Should I be concerned?

http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2010/09/20/frequently-asked-questions-about-the-asp-net-security-vulnerability.aspx Should I be concerned about this vulnerability if I don’t store any sensitive information in my viewstate?“Yes you should.  There is a combination of attacks that was publicly demonstrated that can leak the contents of your web.config file, including any sensitive, unencrypted, information in the file.  You should apply the workaround to block the […]

Before Microsoft was all in for the cloud, Karl wrote the book on it.

Before Microsoft was all in for the cloud, Karl wrote the book on it. And if you don’t jump on this now you’ll price for gaining that knowledge will go up too! Check out Karl’s blog (that you should have ready already anyway and if you didn’t add it to your RSS reader now) and […]

Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2279665)

*Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2279665)* <http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=2279665> This update rollup resolves problems that were found in Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3) since Exchange Server 2007 SP3 was released and replaces previously released update rollups for Exchange Server 2007 SP3. Sync’d up on WSUS tonight but does not include […]

Yo, set up your proofs

Go here: https://account.live.com Now that you are there, set up your “proofs”… you know … your proofs… what you need to prove you are who you are so you can easily and quickly gain your liveID back Add your email, your mobile phone and hook it to your trusted PC. http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_live/b/windowslive/archive/2010/09/27/hotmail-security-updates-protect-you-from-account-hijackers.aspx And while there…tell a […]

Small Business Server 7 Overview Interview:

Small Business Server 7 Overview Interview: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/edge/small-business-server-7-overview-interview.aspx?query=1Bjorn Levidow, Group Program Manager for SBS, tells us about some of the new enhancements in the next version of Windows Small Business Server 2008 (SBS 2008), currently called “SBS 7″ for short. You can download the SBS 7 Preview by going to this Connect site

My take on the out of band .NET patch and what you should be doing

Upcoming Patch Watch update » Windows Secrets Lounge: http://lounge.windowssecrets.com/index.php?showtopic=778419&st=0&gopid=860967&#entry860967 My take…don’t panic, test… wait for the MU deployment.  

We underestimated the importance of BCM to our small business customers

Outlook 2010 with Business Contact Manager: You Spoke, We Listened – Business Contact Manager Team Blog – Site Home – MSDN Blogs: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bcm/archive/2010/09/23/outlook-2010-with-business-contact-manager-you-spoke-we-listened.aspx “When we made this decision, we underestimated the importance of BCM to our small business customers and those who purchased previous versions of Office in retail stores or pre-installed on PCs. “ […]

A little Indian?

http://www.cs.umass.edu/~verts/cs32/endian.html All of us that use Intel processors use a Little Endian in our byte order.  No that’s not Indian, that’s Endian.  As in processing numbers from the Little end or big end.  This standardization of process ensures that every computer can process things in the same fashion.  We all start “eating ” our data […]