Western Australian 2009 Daylight Saving Changes Updated 28 September 2009

original posting at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-au/bb821275.aspx On 16 May, Western Australians rejected by referendum a proposal to extend their trial of daylight savings. As a result there will be no daylight savings in WA this year or for the foreseeable future. This change will affect Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Outlook and other Microsoft, third party and custom…


Windows 7 "Remote Server Administration Tools" including Hyper-V Management

IMHO, one the of the coolest technologies to be released last year was Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, the virtualisation just rocks, it’s fast, solid and reliable.  I run Windows Server Core 2008 (ie no GUI) so I manage the Hyper-V Role from Windows Vista Sp1 with Hyper-V Manager, so was a tad disappointed to find…


Windows and Dell have joined (RED) to help eliminate AIDS in Africa

Just spotted this in twitterverse (thanks aussienick)  If you are looking for a new PC this Christmas then maybe this is a great place to start – and help fight AIDS in Africa.  Cheers Dave Check out http://www.microsoft.com/australia/windows/products/windowsvista/joinred/home.aspx Windows and Dell have joined (RED) to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. When you buy a Dell…


Microsoft Hyper-V Server Now Available (Hyper-V role only Server)

In case you missed this, but of couple of days ago we released Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, it is designed to minimize host resources, it’s a free of charge but it does NOT contain any guest licenses, essentially it Windows Server Core 2008 with just the Hyper-V Role and some simple command line config tools……


Microsoft migrates MSDN and TechNet on Hyper-V virtual machines

As mentioned at my ADNUG Hyper-V session we are hosting MSDN and TechNet sites on Hyper-V – cool!! Check out Microsoft migrates MSDN and TechNet on Hyper-V virtual machines for more info!!   Cheers Dave


What to undertstand a bit more about Windows Server “Longhorn” Virtualisation?

In this demo you will see: –          Windows Server Virtualization running on a Server Core installation managed remotely from another Windows Server Longhorn box –          64-bit and 32-bit virtual machines running concurrently –          SUSE Linux 10 running in a virtual machine –          An 8-core virtual machine –          System Center Virtual Machine Manager o   Interface and…


Building Web Forms with Office InfoPath Forms Services (ADNUG)

For whatever reason InfoPath 2007 and Office Forms Server 2007 didn’t hit my radar till recently and given the show of hands last night then there’s a reasonable chance you’ve missed it as well. I reckon it has to be one of the coolest bits of Office System Server 2007, Form filling isn’t going away…


Virtual PC Additions for Vista June and July CTPs now available

Looking good, check out http://blogs.msdn.com/mikekol/archive/2006/07/25/676977.aspx for the link to the latest VPC Additions!! PS, if you want to set up Virtual Server 2005 R2 on Vista then check out http://blogs.msdn.com/virtual_pc_guy/archive/2006/06/05/618547.aspx. I personally ended up doing the manual install of the IIS 7 components, which in itself was interesting as I discovered where all the install pieces…


My Experience running Windows Vista Beta 2 in a Virtual PC

Great to see you all at the Adelaide Innovation 2006 Windows Vista and Office 2007 event last week, that plus 2 User Groups and 1 ACS meeting then I think I handed out some 300 copies of Windows Vista and Office last week:-)Hmmm, now I’m sure you wouldn’t leave your copies of Vista to languish unloved on…


How to Optimize Virtual PC Performance

For a useful support article on optimising performance of Virtual PC environments then check out this link.