TechNet Event Resources August-December, 2008

TechNet Resources

Below is a list of links to a variety of resources related to the content the US TechNet event team is delivering between now and December 2008.  This resource list comes courtesy of my teammate Kevin Remde

Thanks Kevin!!

Click here to download the session PowerPoint decks.

{ Why Windows Vista? }

Windows Client TechCenter – the Springboard Series of Resources (This is a one-stop, best location for all technical resources and knowledge around Windows Vista)

Windows Vista Home Page

Notable Changes in Windows Vista Service Pack 1

The Mojave Experiment – Do you really know Vista?

The Tolley Group – Enhanced Network Performance with Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

Mark Russinovich’s Blog Post: “Inside Vista SP1 File Copy Improvements”

Stan Beer’s “Why Move to SP1?” Article

James Bannan’s Article: “Vista SP1 up to 86% Faster”


{ Managing Windows Vista with Windows PowerShell }

Power Shell Demos from Session - including script to run the demo'd commands 

How to Download Windows PowerShell 1.0

Windows PowerShell 1.0 Documentation Pack

Windows PowerShell: Frequently Asked Questions

How Windows PowerShell Works

Windows PowerShell Team Blog

Windows PowerShell Getting Started Guide

Windows PowerShell Cmdlet Help Topics

Scripting with Windows PowerShell Script Center

The Script Center Script Repository (includes sample PowerShell Scripts)

Windows PowerShell SDK

Windows PowerShell Programmer’s Guide

Windows PowerShell Class Library (Managed Code Reference)

Windows PowerShell V2 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2)

Blog Post: What’s New in V2?


{ Group Policy Preferences, Templates, and Scripting }

Group Policy

Group Policy Preferences Overview

ADMX Migrator

Planning and Deploying Group Policy

Using Windows Script Files

Group Policy Management Console Scripting Samples

Group Policy Management Console Sample Scripts Download

Free GPMC PowerShell Cmdlets 1.2 (by SDM Software)