Windows Updates

System Center Update Catalogs for Third Party Products

June 2, 2011 // 2 Comments

Ever notice how many problems are caused by drivers or firmware?  Ever notice how often Adobe releases a new version of Reader or Flash to solve a security issue, and how many legacy versions are running on your network – thus making your Windows Updates process pretty irrelevant?  Ever [...]

Event: Private Cloud Academy – W2008 R2 SP1

May 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

I’ll be presenting at this MicroWarehouse/Microsoft Ireland event on Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1.  The focus will be on virtualisation/Hyper-V.  So that means Dynamic Memory.  I’ll talk about how it works, but more importantly, how you should implement it with the [...]

Office 2010 Service Pack 1 RTM Date

May 17, 2011 // 0 Comments

According to Microsoft, you can expect Service Pack 1 for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 to RTM in the end of June.  “Initially, Service Pack 1 will be offered as a manual download from the Download Center and from Microsoft Update, and no sooner than 90 days after release, will be made [...]

Event – Private Cloud Academy W2008 R2 SP1

May 9, 2011 // 0 Comments

On May 20th, I will be presenting the 4th in the series of these events.  This event, focusing on what Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 brings to Hyper-V, will be co-sponsored by Microsoft Ireland and MicroWarehouse Ltd.  You can register now. Content will focus on RemoteFX and [...]

Performance Issue with W2008 R2 Hyper-V on Intel CPUs

April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

This KB article (KB2517329) for Windows Server 2008 R2 (including SP1) hosts with Intel Westmere or Sandy Bridge processors just popped up in my feeds. “Consider the following scenario: You have a Windows Server 2008 R2-based computer that has a large amount of physical memory and that has Intel [...]
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