Announcement: Microsoft webcasts on DST changes in Russia: Oct 3rd & 6th

We’re doing another series of webcasts next week to help customers and organizations preparing for daylight saving time, particularly the new changes in Russia this year. This is part of our “step-by-step” program on making the DST transition. Geared toward IT Professionals, we’ll walk through a general overview of DST and the impacts and solutions…


Announcement: Microsoft webcast on daylight saving time changes in Russia

[Update 9/19/2010: The materials from our webcast, along with a recording of the webcast itself, are now available here.] Here’s an interesting webcast we have coming up this week… We’re also offering a series of new webcasts to help customers and organizations preparing for daylight saving time, particularly the new changes in Russia this year….


Coming this Thursday, 6/18: June Chat with the Internet Explorer team at 10AM Pacific

Of interest is the upcoming June Chat with the Internet Explorer team this Thursday, as Allison from the product team notes here… Join members of the Internet Explorer team for an Expert Zone chat this Thursday, June 18th at 10.00 PST/17.00 UTC. These chats are a great opportunity to have your questions answered by members…


Want to know more about Bing? Live webcast on June 1, 2009 @10:00AM Pacific Daylight Time

Want to know more about Microsoft’s new Bing? Then take a look at the new Bing Interactive Product Guide, the Virtual Press kit (filled with screen shots, fact sheets and more) On Monday, you’ll have a chance to learn even more in a live, interactive webcast where you will see examples of Bing and can…


Ed Bott said ‘the experience is so dramatically improved’ with Windows Vista SP1 (Springboard Virtual Roundtable)

On the Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable with Mark Russinovich, the panel discussed performance issues and common misconfigurations on Windows Vista.  Among others joining Mark were Gabe Aul of Microsoft and the incomparable Ed Bott, the scribe behind Ed Bott’s Microsoft Report. Gabe Aul noted that "driver maturity helps a lot" and Ed offered a specific…


NBC Video Direct restores world order at home, saves my bacon

As I Twittered (tweeted? I’ll get this right), sometimes you forget to do something: pick up milk on the way home, feed the cat or empty the dishwasher.  On the whole, not so serious.  And with a digital vide recorder or a Media Center PC, you shouldn’t have to worry about missing an episode of…


Talk to Mark Russinovich via the Springboard Series on September 24th

I just ran into Mark Russinovich (of Sysinternals fame) in the hallway and was reminded that on September 24th, he will host a virtual roundtable for IT pros worldwide to explore as I’m told “top of mind performance issues, common misconfigurations, and tips on how to fix them. From boot times and applets to disk…


Microsoft Financial Analyst Meeting: webcast available live

As noted on our website, Microsoft hosts a Financial Analyst Meeting tomorrow (July 24).  You can listen in to the action and get the play-by-play as a live webcast will be available starting at 8:30AM Pacific Time. As noted on Bloomberg news today… “Ballmer, along with Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell and the presidents of…


Upcoming Interactive Webcast: Mark Russinovich on Windows Vista security 6/18/08

Put this on your calendar: Mark Russinovich Technical Fellow from the Windows COSD will host a live Springboard Series virtual roundtable discussing Windows Vista security on Wednesday, June 18 at 9:00AM Pacific Time. Go to Visit to register for the Springboard, and submit your questions in advance by sending an e-mail to Of…