Microsoft Higher Education - Mid-Atlantic

Microsoft technical information and updates for the Higher Education Community in Virginia, Maryland, DC, and the Carolinas. (Use the Search box to find specific posts quickly)

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Daylight Saving Time changes for the U.S. and Canada in 2007

One of the key provisions of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 was to extend Daylight Saving Time (DST)...

Author: kdean Date: 01/11/2007

Microsoft Education Customer Resource Card

This wallet sized resource card (attached) provides phone numbers and web links for education...

Author: kdean Date: 12/22/2006

Windows Vista and Office 2007 Launch Events

Three breakthrough solutions. One great launch event. The launch you’ve been waiting for is finally...

Author: kdean Date: 12/20/2006

How Microsoft fights off 100,000 attacks per month

This is an interesting ComputerWorld article detailing our remote access and telework strategy. This...

Author: kdean Date: 12/10/2006

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Released to Web!

I wanted to make you aware that WSS 3.0 has been Released to Web and is available for download....

Author: kdean Date: 11/26/2006

Forefront Client Security Public Beta!

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Author: kdean Date: 11/15/2006

Windows Vista Security Guide

Just released - Windows Vista Security Guide. This guide provides instructions and recommendations...

Author: kdean Date: 11/09/2006

Windows Vista RTM today!

Today we are announcing the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of Windows Vista. This is a significant...

Author: kdean Date: 11/08/2006

Sysinternals TechCenter is Live!

Here’s some particularly good news: all the SysInternals tools are now available in a single...

Author: kdean Date: 11/07/2006

Vista Volume Activation 2.0 Resources for Education Customers

Microsoft Press Release Microsoft’s Software Protection Platform: Protecting Software and Customers...

Author: kdean Date: 11/07/2006

Windows Vista Step-by-Step Guides for IT Pros

Here is a great collection of documents for Windows Vista These step-by-step guides will assist IT...

Author: kdean Date: 10/30/2006

Windows Defender has been released to the web!

Microsoft Defender (formerly Microsoft Antispyware beta) has Released! This is a consumer product,...

Author: kdean Date: 10/24/2006

Microsoft e-learning courses - Office 2007 and more!

New 2007 Microsoft Office System - Home & Office UsersFree for 90 Days! Course 4622: What's New...

Author: kdean Date: 10/16/2006

Internet Explorer 7 is coming ... Are you ready?

The final release of Internet Explorer 7 is fast approaching … and I mean really fast ……and will be...

Author: kdean Date: 10/10/2006

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats (Beta 2)

Office System 2007’s release and deployment time is quickly approaching and soon your organization...

Author: kdean Date: 10/07/2006

Microsoft Acquires DesktopStandard Corporation

I wanted to make you aware that Microsoft announced the acquisition of DesktopStandard Corporation,...

Author: kdean Date: 10/03/2006

Microsoft Launches Forefront Security for SharePoint Beta

REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 28, 2006 — Microsoft Corp. today is launching the public beta of Forefront...

Author: kdean Date: 09/28/2006

The official blog of the SharePoint Technologies team

Check it out - http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/ - it’s the official blog of the Microsoft...

Author: kdean Date: 09/28/2006

Get Windows Vista RC1 !!

Windows Vista Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is now available for you to download, or you may order the...

Author: kdean Date: 09/25/2006

Add-ons to IE7

Following on my previous post on the availability of IE7 RC1, I ran across this site with a wealth...

Author: kdean Date: 09/11/2006

Internet Explorer 7 RC1 is now available

We are excited to announce the public availability of the Internet Explorer 7 Release Candidate 1...

Author: kdean Date: 08/29/2006

Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 is now available

If you would like to explore the upcoming release of Exchange Server, you may now download (or order...

Author: kdean Date: 08/18/2006

Microsoft TechNet Virtual Labs for SharePoint

Many of you have expressed an interest in the new versions of SharePoint Server - both Microsoft...

Author: kdean Date: 08/18/2006

Internet Explorer 7 and Cisco Clean Access

If you are using Cisco Clean Access, please note the following compatibility issue with IE7: The...

Author: kdean Date: 08/18/2006

MICROSOFT WILL DELIVER INTERNET EXPLORER 7 via AU in Q4 2006

Microsoft has announced that we will distribute Internet Explorer 7 as a high-priority update via...

Author: kdean Date: 08/18/2006

Microsoft Virtual Labs - August 2006:

Did you ever want to try Microsoft's newest software and applications in a sandbox environment?...

Author: kdean Date: 08/18/2006

Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 available

For those of you who have asked about Beta 2 availability… It’s now available on the Exchange...

Author: kdean Date: 08/07/2006

Scripting in Windows Vista

I have located a great resource to provide information on scripting in Windows Vista....

Author: kdean Date: 06/26/2006

Microsoft TechTalks for Education in June

Microsoft’s Education Solutions Technology Group is pleased to announce its June TechTalk schedule....

Author: kdean Date: 05/26/2006

Office 2007 Beta 2 available for download

It's been available for two days and already 500K+ users have downloaded it! Check out the next...

Author: kdean Date: 05/26/2006

Get Ready for Windows Vista!

On Thursday, May 18, 2006, we announced the launch of the Windows Vista “Get Ready” Web site,...

Author: kdean Date: 05/22/2006

Treo 700w Update Available - Messaging and Security Feature Pack

Palm and Verizon Wireless have released the new build that includes the Messaging and Security...

Author: kdean Date: 04/30/2006

SharePoint Customization Resources

SharePoint Customization resources: · Work with Sharepoint Lists (Part...

Author: kdean Date: 04/30/2006

Academic Discount Pricing

Microsoft is committed to making software as widely available to the greatest range of students,...

Author: kdean Date: 04/27/2006

Shared Computer Toolkit for Windows XP

Introducing powerful new software tools for shared computers in schools, libraries, Internet cafes,...

Author: kdean Date: 04/26/2006

SharePoint Utility Suite 2.5

The SharePoint Utility Suite release 2.5 is now live! It's finally live. Download the 2.5 version...

Author: kdean Date: 04/26/2006

Communicator Mobile

Microsoft just released the Office Communicator Mobile product for your Windows Mobile device...

Author: kdean Date: 04/24/2006

Virtual Server R2 is now FREE!

st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } As of April 3, 2006, Microsoft will make Virtual Server 2005 R2...

Author: kdean Date: 04/12/2006

Updated Exchange Tools Released

st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer 2.6 released The ExBPA...

Author: kdean Date: 04/12/2006

Windows Vista webcasts in April

Windows Vista Webcasts and events: http://www.microsoft.com/events/series/technetvista.mspx Get the...

Author: kdean Date: 03/31/2006

Winodws Vista Versions

There has been confusion around the Windows Vista Versions available and where each fit in the...

Author: kdean Date: 03/31/2006

SharePoint Portal Server and ADFS

Last week, we re-released the ADFS Step-by-Step Guide, which has a new Appendix A – “Using...

Author: kdean Date: 03/31/2006

Windows Vista Availability

Confirming today that we are on target to deliver an end user Beta to more than 2 Million customers...

Author: kdean Date: 03/31/2006

Free Microsoft E-Learning Courses SQL Server 2005

Check out these free e-learning courses for SQL Server 2005 -...

Author: kdean Date: 03/31/2006

Windows Vista - Information for Developers

Windows Vista Development Center: http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/This is the starting point...

Author: kdean Date: 03/31/2006

April Tech Talks

Microsoft’s Education team is pleased to announce its April TechTalks schedule. These Live Meetings...

Author: kdean Date: 03/31/2006

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