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Windows 7 Overtakes Windows XP

October 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

There’s a story on pingdom that says, based on web analysis: “Windows 7 launched in October of 2009, then… Within three months, it overtook Mac OS X. Within 10 months, it overtook Windows Vista. Now, two years after its launch, it’s finally overtaken Windows XP”. They’ve got more info [...]

Cannot Install Office 2010 to Windows 7 Using SCE 2010

September 5, 2011 // 0 Comments

Microsoft released KB2607070 to resolve a software deployment issue with SCE 2010 managed Windows 7 SP1 PCs.  I first noticed this with Office 2010, and it appears to have affected the distribution of other software packages. An update has been released to resolve issues where System Center [...]

Software Benefits as a Microsoft Partner

July 22, 2011 // 0 Comments

Another common question that is popping up in my day job so I reckon it’s another subject that I need to blog about. Microsoft partners are consumers of the technology too.  They face all the same challenges as their customers: money is tight and software can be expensive.  Good news: [...]

My HP Microserver & Windows Home Server 2011

June 27, 2011 // 3 Comments

I have a lot of digital media scattered all over at home.  I’ve got documents (whitepapers and books), music, videos, and about 700 GB of photos (RAW, PSD, and JPEG), all of which are either on a laptop or a USB disk.  I have tried to backup but it’s a painful, time consuming [...]

RemoteApp for Hyper-V

May 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

I’ve either completely forgotten this application compatibility solution or it escaped by my attention.  RemoteApp for Hyper-V is a VDI solution that allows you to publish apps from the following VDI VM guest operating systems to end users via RDP: Windows XP SP3: Professional Windows Vista [...]

Dual Booting Windows 7 with Hyper-V

May 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

I’ve started in my new job and I’m in “personal” hardware heaven.  I’ve a snazzy HP Eltitebook 8740w with an i7 processor, on the way, and have a 256 GB SSD, 512 HB hybrid (SSD cache) drive (in a DVD slot caddy), and additional 8 GB RAM (to bring the laptop to half it’s 32 GB RAM [...]

BitLocker & My Personal Laptop

April 20, 2011 // 0 Comments

My personal laptop contains some stuff that I don’t want to lose control of, including the original Word documents for a few books.  As such,I take precautions to protect that content. My laptop runs Windows 7 Ultimate Edition.  That includes a feature called BitLocker which can encrypt [...]
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