Windows Enterprise Desktop

December 2009

  • Interesting Win7 ROI tool

    Ed Tittel 30 Dec 2009
  • Earlier this week, Nick Eaton posted an interesting blurb to the Seattle Post Intelligencer. Entitled "Windows 7 ROI tool estimates cost savings," it pointed me to a free Microsoft-sponsored ...

  • Upgrade to Win7 Using a "Standard Image"

    Ed Tittel 28 Dec 2009
  • Organizations seeking to upgrade up to 200 desktops to Windows 7 will want to check out this Small and Midsize Business Corner article on TechNet "Upgrading to Windows 7 with a Standard Image: ...

  • Merry Christmas Everyone

    Ed Tittel 25 Dec 2009
  • This isn't a real blog post. Rather, it's a quickie digital Christmas card from me and my family to you and yours. Let me briefly extend the best wishes of the season to one and all, with hopes ...

  • Finally, my Windows 7 Production PC gets into the groove

    Ed Tittel 22 Dec 2009
  • Anybody who's followed this blog for any length of time knows that I've fought my battles with both Vista and Windows 7, in terms of making my production PC stable and reliable. Today, I'm very ...

  • Technet Flash Comes Through With Some Xmas Goodies

    Ed Tittel 18 Dec 2009
  • I subscribe to lots of Microsoft email newsletters, including the Technet Flash. This morning I found the latest issue in my inbox when I logged onto my machine. And although this newsletter ...

  • You have 4 minutes to speak...

    Ed Tittel 16 Dec 2009
  • Yesterday, I delivered the eulogy at my Mom’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery where she was interred with full military honors, including a funeral service, a procession to the gravesite ...

  • Is Patch Tuesday Still Patch Tuesday?

    Ed Tittel 13 Dec 2009
  • For the past 5 years, Microsoft has made a policy of releasing non-emergency patches and security fixes on the first Tuesday of the month. The idea is to limit the frequency and standardize the ...

  • Interesting Doings Around the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool

    Ed Tittel 11 Dec 2009
  • On November 2, 2009, I blogged about the Windows 7 USB DVD Download Tool, then available from the MS Store. In the meantime, a bit of a fracas has erupted around this tool because Microsoft ...

  • Interesting Secunia Patch Maneuver

    Ed Tittel 09 Dec 2009
  • On my home network, I use Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) on all of my Windows machines to make sure they keep up with the latest and greatest updates to the OS, Microsoft Office, and ...

  • What black screen of death?

    Ed Tittel 06 Dec 2009
  • Gosh! I love Ed Bott (as a Windows maven that is: I'm a happily married man ;-). His commentary on the IDG story that broke on Monday, 11/30 is right on the money and lays the situation out in ...