Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)…a free antivirus with no performance impact?

MSE (code name Morro) is exactly the challenge we decided to take for our users! It is often requested by users to have free antivirus on PC as data protection became a big issue with Internet. Now, we offer a free, reliable with no performance impact product for your PC! Great news! In the past,…

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SCOM 2007: Availability Report – Downtime reference matrix

If one day, you try to develop an availability report from scratch for your organization it might be a bit confusing to navigate through the SCOM reporting datawarehouse. To help you, I formalized the different references according to downtime type.   SCOM  Legend Color Enum value used by native SCOM stored procedures Database reference (Downtime)…

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How to install TFS 2008 on SQL Server 2008 SP1?

If you try to install your TFS 2008 on a SQL Server 2008 SP1 installation you will get an error message about SQL Server compatibility during the System Health check processing. Why? It’ is written everywhere SQL Server 2008 is supported by TFS 2008 with SP1! Actually it works with SQL Server 2008 but not…

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SCOM 2007 R2…need assistance to plan and size your deployments?

As you know, you have a great tool to help you in planning and sizing this of thing today….the Capacity Planner. Now, you have a new tool to complete these tasks, it is named Sizing Helper and it is an interactive document. All information was published by our SCOM team here: http://blogs.technet.com/momteam/archive/2009/08/12/operations-manager-2007-r2-sizing-helper.aspx Hope it will…

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MSDN and TechNet blogs….how to know? Does it exist a list somewhere?

So many produtcts and so many blogs by product….it is not always so easy to get the loist of our blogs whereas it is so useful to have the latest news about this or this product/techno…. Then, colleagues put a list online about the official product teams blogs. Here we go and enjoy! http://blogs.technet.com/blogms/pages/directory-of-microsoft-team-blogs.aspx Vincent

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Bing…with Visual Search!

We annouced yesterday the availability of Visual Search…a first version which show a new way to search on the Web. What a great thing to search with images rather than text! Much easier for a lot of use cases. You know the face of a politician but do not remember his/her name…ok let’s go!  …

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ExecutionPolicy with Powershell

By default and for obvious security reasons the default execution policy of Powershell scripts is “Restricted”. With this kind of mode you can run individual cmdlets but not saved Powershell scripts. If you want to change this policy, you can run the following command: Set-ExecutionPolicy <PolicyMode> Here below the different <PolicyMode>  you can define: Restricted:…

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Problem to read our HTML documentations (CHM files)?

Hey guys, Just a little help for those who could have some problems to read CHM content. For example, if you download the installation guide of TFS from the following address: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ff12844f-398c-4fe9-8b0d-9e84181d9923 Once downloaded, you logically open the CHM file and you get the following content…hummm….so great and so…useless So, the problem deals with security…

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