Archive for November, 2008

Free Windows XP & Vista

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Free, yes absolutely free VHD images of Windows XP with SP2, SP3 & IE6, IE7 & IE8 and also Win Vista with IE7 are available from Microsoft site as free downloads. It is a great way to test websites using different versions of IE.


Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image


Check the link below for other free VHD images of Microsoft products including Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, SharePoint Server 2007, ISA 2006 firewall, Exchange Server 2007, BizTalk Server 2006, Identity Lifecycle Manager 2006, forefront and system Center products.


Run IT on a Virtual Hard Disk

SQL Analysis Services Cube Backup Options

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Enforcing MS Project Settings using Group Policies

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Microsoft have released new contents regarding using Active Directory GPO to enforce settings. The process can be used for Microsoft Project 2007 deployment to standardize the usage of the tool.


In a MS Project Server 2007 EPM environment, there are settings your should check or uncheck based on how you are planning to use the system. Standardizing those settings make it easier from the user experience of the tool & make things easier for later issues. I’ll try to cover those later sometime.


Review the following links for details.