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Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 SP2 Released

This morning Microsoft released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.  Here are the download links to the various flavors.  Be sure to grab the right one (32 Bit vs. 64 Bit etc…).   You can read all the details about the release over at the KB Page – Windows […]

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Site News and Announcements :

This weekend I made a few significant upgrades to  All but one should be invisible to the readers.  However, if anyone notices any “funny” behavior on the site, please let me know ASAP either here on in the Forum.   Updates:   1)  The first change this weekend was cutting over from SEO Title […]

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Welcoming grooveDexter to the Community

Although several of you have probably already noticed, I figured it’s about time I formally introduce my close friend grooveDexter to the groovyPost community!  groovyDexter is a longtime friend and regular contributor to the groovyPost community (Both on and our groovy Community Forums.) Over the coming months, you can bet you will see a […]

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Microsoft Releases Windows Server 2008 RC0 [groovyNews]

Today Microsoft released Windows Server 2008 RC0 along with a slew of other downloads. Taking a look at the Download Center on the Forum, for all the releases. Here’s a few I noted: Windows Server 2008 RC0 Enterprise Windows Server 2008 RC0 DataCenter Windows Media Services for Windows Server 2008 RC0 Windows Server 2008 Technical […]

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Google offers FREE 411 service to find businesses

Just tried out the new Google 411 Service.  I have to admit, the service worked "ok" the first try.  For those of you who haven’t used the service yet, try it out.  Dial 1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411), say your City and State then the business your looking for.  The service will do the rest. (more…)

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Desktop Optimization Pack 2007 available for download

Desktop Optimization Pack 2007 (MDOP) is now available for download by Select/EA customers on the Microsoft Volume Licensing Site. For those of you who have licensed the Windows desktop OS on Software Assurance or have Enterprise Agreements, the MDOP 2007 is a very nice upgrade compared to the previous Desktop Optimization Pack 1.1, which was […]

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Windows Desktop Search 3.01 Released

Microsoft just released Windows Desktop Search 3.01 for Windows XP (KB917013). This is news being that Microsoft just released Windows Desktop Search 3.00.  It’s a “MUST” have for you Office users out there who like me, spend 75% of the day in Microsoft Outlook 2003 or Outlook 2007. The update however appears to have several valuable […]

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