Ars Technica: Create a Bootable Windows 8 USB Thumb Drive

I’m going to build one of these today. Just need to dig up a 30GB+ storage drive. Ordering "Windows to Go": how to create a bootable Windows 8 USB thumb drive Microsoft’s Windows 8 Consumer Preview is called that for a reason—there isn’t a lot on the surface that looks very compelling about the new…

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Microsoft training from 10 years ago

The Microsoft fiscal year (FY) started on July 1, and it’s our time of year to do things like plan our career path, training, etc. I was just looking at the training I did in Redmond (around) 10 years ago and I thought it would be interesting to post the list. Some of the classes…

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Curse on the Windows Team Blog

No, not that kind of curse. Brandon has a great post on the Windows Team Blog about BizSpark Startup Curse. Check it out. Managing Game User Interface Add-ons with the Curse Client from Curse.com I consider myself a casual gamer. I play a few PC games, mostly Games for Windows – LIVE titles, and of…

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Microsoft Security Essentials for Small Business

Eric Ligman announced today that Microsoft Security Essentials will be available to small business for free in October. I use Microsoft Security Essentials on all the machines in my house and it’s saved our bacon a number of times. Check out Eric’s post on the solution for small business and the other options that are…

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Interoperability Bridges & Labs Center

Great resource for those working with PHP and other F/OSS tech on Windows and IIS.  Lots of projects and labs to explore here. (I wish I had been aware of the a couple of weeks ago.) Interoperability Bridges & Labs Center The Center is dedicated to technical collaborative work to improve interoperability between Microsoft and…

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Channel 10 – Microsoft’s Official USB/DVD Download Tool Helps you Upgrade Netbooks to Windows

I haven’t tried this yet, but I’m pretty happy to see it up there. The help file is available on the Microsoft Store site here. Microsoft’s Official USB/DVD Download Tool Helps you Upgrade Netbooks to Windows 7 One of the best new products in Microsoft’s newly revamped online store (store.microsoft.com) is the USB/DVD Download Tool….

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PHP Magazine – The Great PHP on Windows Contest

I’m always on the lookout for cool PHP applications that people have running on IIS. If have one, let me know. Also, this is a contest sponsored by Microsoft and AI for PHP applications running on IIS. Be sure to check out the free hosting from AI as part of this contest. Welcome To The…

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Windows 7 Launch

Should start at about 11:00 AM EST. More at the Windows 7 Virtual Press Kit site.

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Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable

Another Springboard roundtable coming up on September 24. Definitely worth attending if you’re interested in Windows 7. Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable Windows® 7 Application Compatibility Part 2: Virtualization ADD TO CALENDAR Date: Thursday, September 24th Time: 9:00am Pacific Time  Hear from a panel of experts how virtualization tools can help you with application compatibility concerns…

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Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week for Windows 7 at Reston

Sanjay is documenting the BizSpark Incubation Week he organized in Reston, VA this week. Check out his blog posts for details and lots of pictures.  Microsoft Dynamics ISV Architect Evangelism : Day1: Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week for Windows 7 @ Reston Day1 coverage from Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week for Windows 7 at Reston Today we…

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