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Microsoft Security Essentials Exclusion List
Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) Anti-virus program has received a lot of good press since it was released in Sept 2009. I have been gradually moving my residential customers, friends and family over to it. One small problem I have noticed: at times...
Windows 7 Upgrade Paths
If you are interested in upgrading your Vista computer to Windows 7, here are the supported upgrade scenarios: From Windows Vista (SP1, SP2) Upgrade to Windows 7 Business Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate Enterprise Enterprise Home Basic Home Basic,...
Posted: Mon, Nov 2 2009 16:30 by kwsupport | with no comments
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Upgrade to Windows 7 in 3 Easy Steps!
I have been testing and doing presentations on Windows 7 for over 6 months. With Windows 7 officially release, it was time for me to step up to the plate, and move my production workstation over to Windows 7. This is the same workstation that I wrote...
Posted: Sat, Oct 24 2009 11:15 by kwsupport | with 3 comment(s)
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Are You Ready For Some Windows 7?
Windows 7 hits the street today. Find out if your PC is ready for Windows 7 by running the free Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor from Microsoft. If your computer is already running Windows Vista, it should run Windows 7. And there are many reports of people...
Posted: Thu, Oct 22 2009 8:12 by kwsupport | with no comments
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Windows 7 - In Place Upgrade?
With the official release of Windows 7 just a day away, many will be asking: can or should I do an in-place upgrade (IPU) from Vista to Windows 7? Based on recent comments and feedbacks from many of my fellow MVP's, I can summarize my answer as follows...
Posted: Wed, Oct 21 2009 11:57 by kwsupport | with 1 comment(s)
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2009-08-04 He's a Real Nowhere Man
Ok, so it's been a long time between songs. Life does stay busy, doesn't it? That's why this song seems very appropriate. It was inspired by a recent post on Virtual PC and Windows 7. With a tip of the hat to Dana! He's a real virtual...
IT Pro Tiki Tour - Tampa/Lakeland
Blain Barton, Microsoft's Southeast IT Pro Evangelist, will be bringing his Spring Tiki Tour to the Tampa area on June 4th, 2009 (6p-9p) at the Polk Community College in Lakeland. Topics include: Moving to the Modern OS Roadmap, Windows Security,...
WHS and the Acer Aspire easyStore H340
Talk about a deal too good to refuse! Acer recently came out with their WHS server, that competes straight up with the HP MediaSmart Server. For the rest of this post, I will refer to it as the 'easyStore'. A week ago I stumbled on a deal through...
SBS, WHS and Backup Software
One of my mottos has always been: "You cannot have enough backup!". So, I am always investigating and testing backup software. When Microsoft first releasd Windows Home Server (WHS), I knew that this was a product I would be testing. Well, tonight...
Connect Windows 7 to SBS 2008
The SBS offical blog site has an excellent post on how to modify SBS 2008 so that a Windows 7 (Beta) workstation can be joined via http://connect . I have just a couple of observations and suggestions on my part: If you are joining a laptop, be sure to...
WHS Restore CD and Realtek NIC
I've been testing out the Windows 7 beta on one of my laptops this week. And following my own best practices, I made sure I installed the WHS connector on it and made several backups during my testing. So, yesterday I tried (unsuccessfully) to join...
Windows 7 Tips
OK … so I just installed Windows 7 Beta for the first time on Friday, but I already like what I see! The new installation on my Vostro 1510 laptop went smoothly. And already I have discovered several new things that caught my attention, such as...
Posted: Sun, Feb 22 2009 8:14 by kwsupport | with 1 comment(s)
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