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Follow us on Twitter now.

Yup, jumped on the twitter thing.  Good way to post and get information.  Stop by and follow.

Internet TV FREE utility, much like RSS and Tivo

I just discovered this FREE tool the other day.  It’s kinda like Tivo and a RSS reader for Internet video.  There’s some great techie stuff out there.   Take a look, there’s over 4000 channel’s. Download http://www.getmiro.com/ Here’s a great Miro Channel https://miroguide.com/channels/4832

Free Windows Vista book to be mailed


Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 update

A new version of MS Virtual PC 2007 just came out in order to support the following. Additonal Guest Operating System support: Windows Vista® Ultimate Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Vista® Business Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Vista® Enterprise Edition with Service Pack 1 (SP1) Windows Server® 2008 Standard Windows XP … Continue reading

Finally, remote server tools for Vista

Wow, it took a Service Pack to get these out.  Oh well……at tleast they are here. Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) Now Available for Windows Vista SP1 http://windowsvistablog.com/blogs/windowsvista/archive/2008/03/25/remote-server-administration-tools-rsat-now-available-for-windows-vista-sp1.aspx

Vista Service Pack 1, detailed information

You can finally find out what SP1 for Vista really includes.  Some of this stuff looks pretty good. http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=107921

Vista Step-by-Step Guides for deployment and more


Windows Vista Hardware Assessment 2.1

Download the latest Vista Hardware Assessment tool. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/solutionaccelerators/hardwareassessment/wv/default.mspx

New Release of Windows Vista Hardware Assessment, 2.0

Get the latest version of the Windows Vista Hardware Assessment tool here.  Looks like Microsoft published this on July 18th, 2007.

Windows Dates To Remember

Vista Beta SP1:  Sometime this month, rumors say the week of the 16th. Vista SP1:  Sometime this November. Windows Server 2008 (delayed):  Hearing rumors of February next year.  Also I’ve heard SQL 2008 will be released at the same time.

What, No AdminPak For Vista

Yup, it’s looking that way.  Microsoft is recommending that you RDP into the server you want to manage.  You can read more here.

Vista and ATI still having issues

Well, I decided to throw Vista back on my home machine after reading on the AMD ATI site that the horrible blue screen issues have been resolved.  After Vista was installed I then downloaded the ATI Catalyst 7.5 installer from the ATI site.  After the installation was complete I noticed that my screen got a … Continue reading

Integrating WinRE into Vista with BDD

Source  Windows Recovery Environment (Windows RE) is a recovery platform based on Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE). Windows RE provides two main functionalities, Automatic diagnosis and repair of boot problems using a tool called Startup Repair and a centralized platform for advanced recovery tools. based on this functionality I think it makes a lot of … Continue reading

Goodbye Vista, here comes Windows XP again

After I recently purchased my new Dell with Windows Vista Ultimate things worked right out of the box, but once I started really playing with the system and some of my programs that’s when the fun began. I got my first Blue Screen of Death on Vista in only 1 day which had to do with my … Continue reading

All About The Windows Vista Kernel

This artcle on Microsoft’s website explains everything about the new Windows Vista kernel. http://www.microsoft.com/technet/technetmag/issues/2007/02/VistaKernel

Getting Adminpak.msi To Function on Vista

After you install Windows 2003 Adminpak.msi SP1 on a Vista RTM machine you get a failed snap-in message box when you try to open an mmc snap-in tool. To resolve this you need to create a simple bat file that registers a number of dll files. It’s very easy and works. I was curious on … Continue reading