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Disable IE Enhanced Security Configuration Windows 2008

Posted by chrisbeams on March 9, 2010

its not in control panel anymore but can be turned off in server manager from the root of the console

and then turn on or off for different types of users.

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Windows 2008 and Vista SP2 released

Posted by chrisbeams on May 26, 2009

just spotted this on a few blogs..

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/resultsForCategory.aspx?nr=50&sortOrder=Descending&sortCriteria=Date&period=30&stype=ss_nd&sterm=All+Categories

 

and the extract from the ms site

Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista is an upcoming update to Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. It will provide customer and partner feedback-driven fixes into a single service pack, minimizing deployment and testing complexity. In addition to all previously released updates since SP1, SP2 will support new types of hardware, and will add support for several emerging standards.

As of April 28th, 2009 the Windows Server 2008 SP2 and Windows Vista SP2 Beta program has concluded, thank you for your participation and feedback.

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Group Policy – Windows 2008 Group Policy Spreadsheet

Posted by chrisbeams on May 10, 2009

 released a little while ago the Windows 2008 Group Policy Spreadsheet, this contains all the information you require about all the GPOS availabled under 2008:

 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=2043b94e-66cd-4b91-9e0f-68363245c495&displaylang=en

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Windows Server 2008 – Poster Guide

Posted by chrisbeams on May 10, 2009

 Spotted these a while ago  on the Microsoft web site , pretty good poster guide to some of the improvments in AD 2008 and Server 2008:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c2b9e44e-0bbd-47cb-bc09-b3d48be7f867&DisplayLang=en

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