Deploying Windows® 7 Essential Guidance from the Windows 7 Resource Kit and TechNet Magazine (932)
Deployment guide from Microsoft that systems administrators can use to assist in deploying Microsoft Windows 7 from the planning to the testing to the migration to the deployment stages. There is some new information in here, in addition to select Windows 7 articles from TechNet Magazine.
Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer 2.0 (1,335)
Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer 2.0 (MBCA 2.0) can help you maintain optimal system configuration by analyzing configurations of your computers against a predefined set of best practices, and reporting results of the analyses. Best practices are developed by a product development team or domain experts, and are packaged in the form of a best practice model. Models are available as separately-downloadable packages that can be run and analyzed by MBCA. MBCA lets users work with best practice models in a consistent, user-friendly way.
Microsoft Enterprise Learning Framework (997)
Microsoft has recently updated the Enterprise Learning Framework (ELF) with content for Windows 7. ELF is a is a web based tool that helps corporations develop a training and communication plan for employees during a Windows 7, Windows Vista, or 2007 Microsoft Office system deployment (including SharePoint). The tool helps you find content for a number of different audiences and assists in finding the right content for topics you are interested in, within particular deployment time frames. You can even generate customized e-mail messages or a Word document that you can send to your users with the content you find.
Tip: Click the *Get Recommended Topics* link to begin
Microsoft Software Versions (Listing - Version 4) (1,754)
Scott Lowe posted this helpful listing at TechRepublic which details dozens of versions of Windows, Exchange, and SQL Server and outlines the release date, version, and build number for each release.
PoshCode - PowerShell Code Repository (1,718)
PoshCode is a repository of Windows PowerShell scripts that are free for public use. This is a great source to augment Microsoft\'s own code repository.