Movies and more with Windows Vista
Discover how Windows Media Center in Windows Vista makes it easy for you to enjoy your favorite movies. See how you can record movies from your television or download them from the Internet, watch movies anywhere in your home, and create your own movies using Windows Movie Maker.
Download free sample chapters of Windows Vista books
Download sample chapters, and if you like what you see, you can buy the book for 35 percent off. Offer good through June 30, 2007.
Set up and maintain your PC
10 fast fixes for nagging PC problems
Your Wi-Fi network has gotten slow; your everyday printer is no longer the default. Solve these PC problems and others with the advice in this article.
See details about your PC’s performance using Task Manager
The Task Manager that you see when you press CTRL+ALT+DELETE isn’t just for closing programs that have stopped responding. You also can use this tool to get details on how much of your processor and memory are being used. Learn how in Windows Vista and Windows XP.
TechNet Magazine’s Utility Spotlight: Script Elevation PowerToys for Windows Vista
In the spirit of the old Windows PowerToys, Senior Infrastructure Consultant for Microsoft Consulting Services Michael Murgolo has created a few Script Elevation PowerToys to elevate some types of tasks in Windows Vista.
Microsoft Debuts Windows Vista Hardware Assessment 2.0
Windows Vista Hardware Assessment 2.0 is now available for download. This popular Windows Vista deployment tool offers IT professionals a quick way to assess their existing computers’ readiness for Windows Vista in terms of hardware and device compatibility. The new version provides selective inventory, enhanced scalability for larger corporate networks and assessment for Office 2007.
Support and Troubleshooting
• How to prepare to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows Vista
Determine Windows Vista Compatibility with Your Existing Computers
Learn how the Windows Vista Hardware Assessment tool can help you quickly assess the hardware and device capabilities of your computers for Windows Vista network-wide.
TechNet Radio: Direct from Day One of Tech-Ed 2007
This week on Tech Net Radio, we listen to interviews from the first day of Tech-Ed 2007. Kevin Remde talks with Dustin Jones about monitoring using System Center Essentials. He also talks with Jane Lewis about Women in Tech. Kevin and Bryan von Axelson discuss the Microsoft MVP Program with Connie Rennie. Plus, we talk with Steve Riley about Wireless Security improvements in Windows Vista.
Determine Hardware and Device Compatibilities for Your Windows Vista Migration Project
Wondering if your computers are ready to migrate to Windows Vista? The Windows Vista Hardware Assessment Solution Accelerator is a network-wide assessment tool that quickly assesses hardware and device driver compatibility for Windows Vista upgrades. Download and start your migration planning today.
Check out all the Solution Accelerators.
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