Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO images

February 29, 2012

“Windows 8 Consumer Preview ISO files (.iso) are provided as an alternative to using Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup. If you are on a PC running Windows and want to install the consumer preview on another partition, another PC, or a virtual machine, we recommend you download Windows 8 Consumer Preview Setup and use the built-in tools for converting an ISO image into installation media, such as a DVD or USB bootable flash drive. You can find additional information, including a list of supported upgrades, in the FAQ.” The ISO files can be downloaded from the following link.
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Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool

February 17, 2012

“The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT ) provides a quick and easy method to analyze your Microsoft Office Outlook profile for common configurations that may cause problems in Outlook. This can be very useful for busy Help Desk personnel when end-users call for help with Outlook or when you want to identify possible issues with Outlook proactively.” The tool can be downloaded from the following link.
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SCOM 2007/2007 R2 Universal Connector may stop from working after applying hotfix 2585542

February 7, 2012

After applying hotfix 2585542 to SCOM 2007/207 R2 Universal Connector, the Universal Connector may stop from working. The following error may appear in the SCOM 2007/207 R2 application event log: “ ERROR No providers could be contacted.  Could not get update events.  Cannot create WSManConfig for any providers” Event ID: 1500, Source: OpsMgr Connector for HP OpenView Operations To resolve this issue, please upgrade the SCOM 2007/207 R2 Universal Connector to the latest version (In the SCOM 2007/2007 R2 & Provider side). Note: As a temporary workaround, you can uninstall hotfix 2585542. However, using this workaround you...