Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1 :more info

Hi guys,

An Update Rollup for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 is now available here.

In addition to hotfixes, this Update also includes some important changes to note:

  1. Support for Windows Embedded 7 platforms:  With this update, the FEP client software is supported on certain Windows Embedded 7 platforms and Windows Server 2008 Server Core.  For more information about the additional support, see Prerequisites for Deploying Forefront Endpoint
    Protection on a Client Computer
  2. Signature Update Automation Tool used with Configuration Manager Software
    :  This tool automates downloading FEP definition updates using Configuration Manager 2007 Software Updates.  This is a command line tool that uses Configuration Manager APIs to get new definitions from Microsoft Update via the Configuration Manager software update feature, distribute the content to distribution points, and deploy the updates to Endpoint Protection clients on a recurring schedule.  The automation of the tool is done through the Windows task scheduler. To download the tool:  Go here.
  3. Two new preconfigured policy templates for the following server

a.  Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway

b.  Microsoft Lync 2010

You can find more details in the “What’s New” document on the TechNet site.  Please check out this KB article for a full list of fixes included in this Update Rollup.

Simple way to create a Hyper-V VM

There are several ways to install a VM simple create and install OS. Or with SCVMM 2008 or 2012.

But If you want to do it fast and without using an image. then there is a solution. In under the 3 minutes I create a Fresh installed Windows 2008R2 SP1 Server for Hyper-V.

How ? Continue reading “Simple way to create a Hyper-V VM”

Office SP1 released for download

Microsoft will announce and release Office 2010 Service Pack 1 on Tuesday.

The software giant is readying the Office 2010 SP1 release alongside the general availability launch of Office 365. Microsoft had previously promised Office 2010 SP1 “by the end of June.” WinRumors understands, from sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans, that the SP1 download will be made available at 9AM PST on Tuesday June 28. SP1 releases for both Office client suites and SharePoint server products will be made available. All language versions of SP1 will release at the same time. Service Pack 1 will be offered as a manual download from the Download Center and from Microsoft Update.

X86 download

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Uninstall McAfee virusscan 8.8

Hi guys,

Ever had the pleasure of uninstalling the McAfee virusscanner version 8.8? No, well, let me put it this way. If the automatic uninstall works you’ll be fine. If not, continue reading the post. You’ll be amazed about the number of registry keys you will need to remove.

It took me about 2 hours to complete all of these steps so.

Have fun and enjoy reading. Continue reading “Uninstall McAfee virusscan 8.8”

Password Reset Tool and UPN

With Exchange Server 2010 SP1 there’s the possibility to change your password using OWA when it expires. When a user’s password is changed and the “User must change password at next logon” is set you can easily test this.

Follow these steps to enable the password reset tool: Continue reading “Password Reset Tool and UPN”

Microsoft stand alone system sweeper beta

Hello again,

Microsoft released the public beta of the stand alone system sweeper tool.

Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper Beta, a recovery tool that can help you start an infected PC and perform an offline can to help identify and remove rootkits and other advanced malware. In addition, Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper Beta can be used if you cannot install or start an antivirus solution on your PC, or if the installed solution can’t detect or Continue reading “Microsoft stand alone system sweeper beta”