April 2008 Entries

New Vista Ultimate Extras... WTF?
I noticed on Windows update that there were new Windows Ultimate Extras. I got excited for about 1/10th of a second. Then I notice that it is Sound Schemes. Huh? After like a year between releasing anything it's sound schemes? I think MS should finally admit that Ultimate Extras aren't a value add. There has been nothing so far that couldn't have been delivered as freeware. Nothing so far has had any significant value to warrant being exclusive for Ultimate. It was a neat idea, but maybe it's time ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 22, 2008 10:01 PM | Comments (0)

New VS Team Suite / TFS 2008 Demo VPC available
Brian Randell just posted about the new Demo VPC being available for download. This version will expire December 31, 2008. This virtual machine is running Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, SP2. It contains a full installation of Team Foundation Server 2008, Team Build 2008, Team Explorer 2008, Visual Studio Team System 2008 Team Suite and all necessary prerequisites. In addition, it has been updated with Office 2007 SP1, current Windows Updates as of March 25, 2008, and the December Release ......

Posted On Tuesday, April 1, 2008 12:51 PM | Comments (0)