Windows 7 might come out much earlier than many expected (including me). If what several new sites have published during the last few days is true, then Windows 7 might even show up during the 2009 holiday season. It is obvious why Microsoft is pushing Windows 7. Vista still has a bad reputation (which is [...]
This article reviews Trinity Rescue Kit (TRK) a free tool set that allows you to remove a forgotten administrator password and has many other recovery features for Windows.
I am in the beta program of Windows Vista SP2 and Windows Server 2008 SP2. The download has already been available for a couple of days, but I found time just now to try Service Pack 2. I think the most interesting thing about SP2 is that there is nothing interesting about it. I had [...]
Microsoft will rename Terminal Services to Remote Desktop Services (RDS) in Windows Server 2008 R2. The new name makes sense because of the changes that RDS will introduce. Most interesting of these is that Microsoft will support desktop virtualization: see Bink.nu for a comprehensive article about this topic. (Note that parts of Stephen Bink’s text [...]
Yesterday, I blogged about Windows Azure, which is one of the four components of the Azure Services Platform. Today, I will give a short introduction to the other services and share my opinion about their significance for Windows administrators. The four services of the Azure Services Platform are: Windows Azure, .NET Services, SQL Services, and [...]