Thursday, November 30, 2006

Remote Desktop Connection (Terminal Services Client 6.0) for Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 released

Microsoft has released the new version of the Remote Desktop Client corresponding to Vista for supported down-level platforms.

Here are few of the new features:

· Network Level Authentication
· Server Authentication
· Plug and Play redirection
· TS Gateway support
· Monitor Spanning
· 32-bit color and font smoothing

Asus GeForce EN8800GTX first for Vista and Dx10

Monday, November 20, 2006

Vista Media Center first impressions

I have been interested in Windows Media centre for some time but have been dissapointed by it being nearly there, not quite as intuative as it should be and restrictions on releases to the UK.

Hopefully Vista Media Centre will address some of these and this link is a good first impression

VS2005 tools for Office 2007 and SPS 3.0

Tools from Microsoft for Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office 2007 SE and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Using the CLR message object to assist with parsing XML Dom

Running Microsoft Money 2005 UK under Windows Vista

Microsoft Money UK doesnt work out of the box with Windows Vista - here is a useful article basically saying that Money doesnt work with Vista's User Account Control

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Windows Vista Volume Activation 2.0 Technical Guidance

Vista is changing the way it work for volume licensing using a new KMS license service.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Scott Forsyth's Mastering IIS FTP

An essentual and invaluable resource for the minefield of using FTP with IIS

Serv-U Windows FTP Server

After fighting with IIS6 and FTP publishing I found a link to this alternative which certainly is a lot less complex that IIS FTP publishing

Serv-U now has support for Windows User NT-SAM/Active Directory that makes administering large servers easier and more efficient. Take a look at the Serv-U highlights below and the rest of the features found in Serv-U.