Monthly Archives: June 2008

The end of an era

  The Gates-Microsoft era is coming to an end today.  Thirty-three years of incredible innovation and leadership.  All of us in this industry (whether we admit it or not) owe him thanks for the great livelihood that he has generated … Continue reading

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Hyper-V RTM’d Today!!!!!!

  Hyper-V went RTM today!!!!  Everybody get up and do the virtual boogie!!!  

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Windows 2008 Server and Windows Mobile 6.0

      Just a quick update.  The problem I was having sync’ing between my Windows 2008 Server and my Windows Mobile 6.0 Treo was due to a problem in the phone, not in     the Server.  After a couple of hours … Continue reading

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Windows Installer 4.5 is now available!!!!!!

Sorry for the belated notice, this was turned loose on 6/3/08.   Great news!!!!   Windows Installer 4.5 is now available!!!!!!   New and improved features in Windows Installer 4.5:      The following new and improved features have been implemented in … Continue reading

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Windows 2008, the new Windows Mobile Center & Windows Mobile 6

On the 64-bit platform, these work great together.  The new UI is great and (at least for me) the sync’ing was much better than under the old platform and software.  However, there is a major gotcha that you should watch … Continue reading

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Windows 2008 continued

Oh and I forgot one more thing.  On my new machine (Dell Precision T5400), when I installed 64-bit Windows 2008, I could no longer use the DVD-RW.  It just wouldn’t recognize any disk I put in.  But I found a … Continue reading

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Windows 2008 & Hyper-V

OK, I was yet another one that ran straight into the Windows 2008 brick wall.  Lots of stuff didn’t work right out of the gate, lots of things to adjust and the one thing that I had been drooling for … Continue reading

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