Windows 7 – All of the Release Candidate DVD’s have gone…

Sorry, they’ve all gone now! Although you’ve probably already downloaded this over your megastream Internet links, I’ve laid my hands on some ‘Windows 7 Release Candidate’ DVDs just in case. Over the next week, I’ve got a series of blog posts planned to talk about some of the features of Windows 7 that will be…

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How will Windows 7 help universities – Part Three – Staff laptops

Continuing my thread of half-term learning snacks, this one’s is shorter (only 7 minutes long), but talks about a feature which you may want to think about to help your academic staff. Here’s a scenario that may well have happened in your college: You allocate a member of academic staff a laptop They use it…

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How will Windows 7 help universities – Part One – The Overview

Exams have just finished (well, they have at Oxford, because it was on my local TV news station, who can’t resist shots of people in gowns with beaming smiles). The wind down for the summer has hopefully started for some. But for many IT people in universities, it marks the beginning of planning for the…

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Windows 7 beta download ends next week

If you haven’t downloaded the Windows 7 Beta yet, you might want to rush and do it today or over the weekend, as the download is only available until the 10th February, so get your copy now, even if you don’t intend to install just yet! (MSDN and TechNet Subscribers will have access for longer)….

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Taking the search out of ‘Search and Rescue’’

If you’re a follower of technology, you will have seen all of the news from Microsoft’s PDC Conference in the States last month, where there were the first insights into Windows 7 and the launch of our new Internet strategy with Windows Azure, Live Mesh etc. Much of the coverage focused on the technology, but…

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