UPDATED: Windows LIVE MOVIE MAKER 2012 is Released

You can now download the new LIVE tools including Movie Maker and Photo Gallery from download.live.com . My comments are roughly those of Wikipedia’s sooooo here they are: Microsoft released Windows Essentials 2012 on August 7, 2012 for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users.[13] Windows Essentials 2012 included for the first time the SkyDrive for Windows application, but also dropped the inclusion of programs such as Windows Live Mesh, Windows Live Messenger Companion and Bing…

SOLVED: How to Bulk Import Contacts into Exchange 2007 2010 2012

I recently needed to add 50 new contacts into my Exchange 2007 server and had no intention of completing this task by manually. I am not the greatest PowerShell guy but I knew this would be easy… and it was. Create a file named C:\CONTACTS.CSV file like following Name,DisplayName,EmailAddress,Alias,Title,Company,Department Tom Test,tomtest,ttest@test.com,ttest,CEO,TGS,Surveys John Rotten,JohnRotten,john.rotten@test2.com,ttest,Chief Financial Officer, TGS,Corporate Launch EXCHANGE POWER SHELL and use the following command: import-csv c:\contacts.csv | foreach { new-mailcontact -alias $_.Alias -name $_.displayName…

VIDEOS: Blackberry 10 Demo

This video shows a generic looking device with no brands (including, no Blackberry name or logo), which RIM apparently gave to the attendees of the 2012 Mobile World Congress (MWC) .  From previous announcements I understand that a final Blackberry hardware design has not been settled on and I also understand that the developers who received these alpha test units were to be told that the BBOS10 operating system may change ‘substantially’ before the release date…

SOLVED: The Backup Exec Server service on Local Computer started and then stopped. An internal error (-22) occurred in object 11

If you can’t get your Symantec Backup Exec Server Services to start and you see errors like: The Backup Exec Server service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs. and in the Windows Event Log (Application): The Backup Exec Server Service did not start.  An internal error (-22) occurred in object 11. my experience has shown two causes of this:…

Microsoft 2012 Product Roadmap – Windows 8, Server 8, SQL 2012, IE10, Office 15…

Below is a quick table providing the the 2012 roadmap: Windows 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 2/10) Windows Server 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 1/27) System Center 2012 Anticipated release: Early 2012(UPDATED 2/7) SQL Server 2012 Anticipated release: First half of 2012 (UPDATED 1/24) Internet Explorer 10 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 “Office 15” Anticipated release: Q4 2012 (UPDATED 2/10) “Exchange 15” Anticipated…

Microsoft Pulls Out of Future CES

“…It is a move sure to change the dynamics of the Consumer Electronics Show, and one the tech media may not have expected so soon. Microsoft announced Wednesday that CES 2012 is the last it will maintain a significant presence. After this January? No keynotes, no booth… …The company was essentially forced to plan its product rollouts around the CES keynote, when the tech press expects them to make major announcements. This puts unnecessarily pressure…