This article gives an overview of what Windows admins have to know about Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP1 and links to useful resources.
Microsoft released a white paper about the notable changes in Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. In this post I’ve summarized those enhancements. Except for RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory for Windows Server 2008 R2, there is nothing spectacular. However, in some environments some of the enhancements might prevent a few headaches. Windows [...]
As the time of this writing more than 500 4sysops readers took part in this poll. I must admit I am a bit surprised about the results. 44% of 4sysops readers already deployed Windows 7 and 26% plan to deploy Windows 7 without the service pack. Only 17% want to wait for SP1, 8% will [...]
Perhaps you believe your office is your well-protected castle. You think nobody can access your disks and, because you don’t have laptop users, you don’t need BitLocker disk encryption in your organization. This post provides seven reasons why you are wrong. In my view, hard disk encryption is a must for all PCs in your [...]
At first, I wanted to run a poll about your Windows 7 adoption plans. But others have been faster. According to Computerworld’s survey a whopping 72% want to deploy Windows 7 and only 11% will stick with what they know. So the interesting question is not really if but when. The fact that Windows 7 [...]