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WordPress 2.8 is out

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Image via CrunchBase I’ll make time to upgrade tomorrow night. But here’s a list of the new features from the Codex site. Its a lot of great stuff, I just wonder if any of my plug-ins will break. Only one way to find out. Highlights New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface… Read more »

Clear Virtualization Licensing from Microsoft

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Here’s an update to my previous post about Microsoft licensing on virtual infrastructure. Mark Wilson has posted an outline of the current Microsoft licensing stance when it comes to virtualization. Thankfully it just reaffirms what I’ve thought to be the case all along, but it’s great to get it confirmed… Read more »

Desktop Search Engines Can Affect Exchange Server Performance

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I was glad to see that we have a KB article stating this.? (Very well written, Nino…)? It is a very lo-o-o-ng title:? "Exchange 2000 Server and Exchange Server 2003 performance may be affected when desktop search engine software is running on Outlook or other MAPI client computers"The article does… Read more »

How to create an “Offer Remote Assistance” shortcut

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Right now we use VNC for remote support of our users. Since we have XP install on %95 of our users machines. I was thinking maybe using the built in remote assistance would be a nice option. But I hated having to use the microsoft help. Well I found this… Read more »

RE: Remote Assistance article followup

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Ron Crumbaker posted a great article that included a script to launch an unsolicited Remote Assistance session. Using his script as a guide, I went to work integrating Remote Assistance into some other tools that I wrote, but I ran into some issues with the Windows Firewall and Group Policy… Read more »

RE: Blogcast: Modify Installations of Office 2003 with the Custom Maintenance Wizard

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No matter what you plan for, you will always want to modify your deployment of Office after it’s out in the field. The problem is that Office isn’t a small application and most admins push the install to workstations over a period of time. If you think you can modify… Read more »