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Windows messenger group policy files

If you haven’t made the switch to Office Communicator yet, and are still running Windows Messenger in your organisation, then you may be interested in this .ADM file to manage messenger with group policy.? This download updates the Microsoft Windows Messenger 5.1 Administrative Template (ADM) file and contains appropriate policy… Read more »

The Microsoft Security Risk Self-Assessment Tool

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Interesting tool, I’ll have to check this out. Download the Microsoft Security Risk Self-Assessment Tool (MSRSAT) and install it on your computer to obtain information and recommendations about best practices to help enhance security within your information technology (IT) infrastructure. This application is designed to help organizations with fewer than… Read more »

GUI interface for RoboCopy

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Do you use RoboCopy? Are you interested a nice GUI interface to help make executing RoboCopy easier? Look here –> <A href="http://www.sebszhost.com/~dbenisch/Downloads/downloads.html" target=_blank>RoboCopy GUI RoboCopy is included in the Windows Server 2003 Resource Kit Tools Thanks to <A href="http://msmvps.com/lduncan/" target=_blank>Duncan McAlynn for sharing the link on the <A href="http://lists.listleague.com/mailman/listinfo/mssms/" target=_blank>SMS… Read more »

Microsoft releases public beta of Data Protection Manager

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I forgot micorosoft wants to get into the DR game. Here’s the latest info. Data Protection Manager?is the first enterprise-level backup product released by Microsoft. It’s architecture is quite interesting – it uses a combination of various technologies (Volume Shadow Copies, continuous disk-based backup for quick restore of recent data,… Read more »

Blogcast: Active Directory Schema Classes & Attributes: Additional Account Info Tab

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We aren’t running a 2003 domain yet, but this is very interesting once we get there. The Windows 2003 Server Resource Kit has a .dll that will add a new tab to all your user accounts. The tab is called “Additional Account info” and has a few interesting items. The… Read more »

VMware vs Microsoft enterprise virtualization platforms comparison

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Fujitsu-Siemens just released an interesting paper comparing VMware GSX and ESX Server, and Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Enterprise Edition: Today’s server systems are extremely efficient. Applications frequently only use a fraction of the servers’ resources. Server virtualization makes it possible to run several operating systems on one server at the… Read more »

updated backend.php

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I updated the backend.php file so it now lists a pubDate, so more RSS readers can list the news items by date. I’m looking to submit it to the postnuke CVS. So everyone can use it. If anyone is interested in downloading it, let me know and I’ll post it… Read more »

Trace Your Family’s Roots

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Discover the connection between computers and genealogy, By Frederick S. Sherman April 1, 2002 From TechTV.Com People who are interested in genealogy happily spend their time trying to identify their ancestors and learn about the places and conditions in which those ancestors lived. As you’ll discover on today’s show, computers… Read more »

Matchmaking service available for online Xbox games

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GameSpy provides an easy-to-use way for Xbox owners to play games such as Halo online. Recently, GameSpot reported on a Linux-based utility that lets Xbox owners play system-link games such as Halo, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2x, and NASCAR Heat 2002 online. Although the system works relatively well, its setup… Read more »

Software replaces banner ads on popular sites

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Already contending with a weak advertising market, Web publishers have another beast to worry about: Gator. The software company, known for hawking pop-up ads that let companies advertise on rival sites, is working a new variation on the theme–selling ads designed to block banners on sites such as Yahoo with… Read more »