Thursday, 30 April 2009

Windows 7 is Now Live on TechNet! :)

Working with Intel on a separate browser based issue, they had me clear out the browser cache. After clearing it out, the Intel site issue is still there, but the TechNet one is now working as it should:


The bits are there and on the way down! :)


Hopefully, this will be the build that will allow us to work smoothly on an SBS 2003 and SBS 2008 network. 7000 had some issues to get things configured and working with our existing SBS setups.

For those folks on the Windows 7 Beta under the Connect site, check it out as the links may be active there too.09-04-30-Windows-7-on-Connect

We believe the hype is well warranted. And, from what we have seen with the in-depth feature demonstrations last night with Qixing Zheng, the operating system is going to bring our user’s productivity up significantly with the right training!

And, just in case you were wondering, Server 2008 R2 RC is also available:


We will be downloading this ISO to install onto one of our lab server boxes in Server Core mode with the Hyper-V and Windows Backup roles enabled. From there, we will see what kind of improvements there are if any! ;)

Philip Elder
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book

*All Mac on SBS posts will not be written on a Mac until we replace our now missing iMac! (previous blog post)

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