Windows 7 Tip: Aero Snap Feature and Multiple Monitors

Most of the time, I’m working on either a notebook or a desktop. So the whole multi-monitor thing is not something as fluent with me like it is with some of my friends. One my notebook, I’ve started to use a second monitor because I’m constantly working on multiple things where I can use the…


Free Win7 Developer Boot Camp @ PDC09 in LA

Whether or not you’re attending to the Microsoft PDC09 in Los Angeles on Nov 17-19, 2009, Microsoft is offering a free (that’s right no cost at all) Pre-Conference Windows 7 Developer Boot Camp workshop on Nov 16th. This boot camp will feature some of the top Win7 engineers like Mark Russinovich, Landy Wang, and Arun…


Windows 7 Springboard Series

You have may heard a lot of buzz about Windows 7 being released to manufacturing (RTM). This is a huge milestone for any software organization because it means that the coding is done, product team has signed off on the deliverables, and it’s being prepared to be sent to partners and resellers. But there is…


Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 & Hyper-V 2008 R2 == RTM

What a day! First Expression 3 products become available for download and now, hot off the presses (assuming there still are such things)! Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Hyper-V 2008 R2 have hit their milestone called Released To Manufacturing (RTM)! This basically means that all the hard work all the developers have done…


There’s a sale at the Microsoft Online Store!

Going on right now at Microsoft Online Store, you can get Expression products at 50% off. If you’re interested in Windows 7, you can pre-order the Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade or Windows 7 Professional Upgrade for $49.99 and $99.99 respectively. Share and enjoy. Technorati Tags: Expression,Win7


Win7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 general availability date is set!

On the Windows Team Blog, the Windows 7 Team announced that Windows 7 will be in stores beginning October 22, 2009, just in time for the holidays. This date marks the general availability (GA) date, which means that the Release To Manufacturing (RTM) bits will be made available to OEM system builders probably by mid-…


Win7 and ISO Images

There are a lot of utilities out there that will allow you to burn ISO images to a CD or DVD like Nero and Power2Go. But if you don’t want to waste the time or plastic to make disc, your best bet is use a program that can mount an ISO just a like it…


Windows 7 RC available to the public

Last week, we released the Windows 7 Release Candidate to TechNet and MSDN subscribers. Today, May 5, 2009, its now available for everyone to download and try. Remember, even though it’s fairly stable, you want to really be careful installing this on a machine that you have production files or original files on. Always make…


Installing Win7 RC over Win7 Beta

I just assumed the rumors were true that there was no upgrade path from Win7 Beta (Build 7000) to Win7 RC (Build 7100) and decided to use the trick the Win7 Dev Team wrote up on their blog entitled Delivering a quality upgrade experience. Sure enough, it worked like a champ! Win7 RC installed just…


Win7 RC to be available to MSDN subscribers on April 30

Crazy. As soon as I decide to write something about Beta to RC to RTM, the very same day we announce that a RC (release candidate) image will be available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers on April 30. It will be more broadly available on May 5. I was really thinking it was going to…