Download Windows 8 Beta/Consumer Preview Cloud Compatibility Cumulative Update

Last Updated on Thursday, 3 May 2012 02:06 Written by admin Thursday, 3 May 2012 02:06

 Those of you running Windows 8 Beta might want to install a compatibility update from Microsoft, especially if you’re experiencing problems with some of the applications enumerated below. Download Cloud compatibility cumulative update for Windows 8 Consumer Preview KB 2683482 via this link.    
 
 
   
System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product. 
PC Tools AntiVirus Free – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product. 
Advanced Spyware Remover – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product.
Avira Anti-Virus Professional – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product.
ColdFusion Builder 2 – Enables the application’s functionality.
XNA Game Studio – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product.
Window-Eyes 7.5 – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product.
Child Control 2011 (Kindersicherung 2011) German - Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product.
Alcohol 52% Trial 2.0.1.2033 – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product.
ZoneAlarm Free Firewall v_9.2.106 – Improves the user experience by warning the end-user and provides a “more information” URL about the product.
KuWo Music Box 6.0.2.6 – Enables the application’s functionality.
SD Formatter 3.1.0 – Enables the application’s functionality.


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Office 365 Availability Expanded in 22 New Markets

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 11:24 Written by Mire_B Tuesday, 29 November 2011 11:24

Customers in 22 markets worldwide, including small businesses can start using Office 365, Microsoft’s Cloud productivity suite of services.

 

Those located in Argentina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Egypt, Estonia, Iceland, Indonesia, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and UAE can sign-up for Office 365 trials, and test the Cloud offerings.

 

We also recently launched full commerce capabilities in Brazil, Russia and South Korea. So whether you are a customer doing business from the Arctic Circle or Cape of Good Hope to Cape Horn, you now have the ability to use Office 365 to power your business from the cloud.

Customers in these markets are in good company as just five months after its release, Office 365 is being adopted eight times faster than its predecessor. More than 90 percent of Office 365 customers are small businesses with fewer than 50 employees, while over 40% of the Top 100 Brands (according to Interbrand) use Office 365 or related cloud productivity services from Microsoft.

In addition to expanding our geographic reach, we’ve added more than 30 new updates to Office 365, many of them a direct response to customer feedback. You can find all information our new ‘Feature Updates’ Wiki in the Office 365 community.  Here are a few key updates:

  • Support for SharePoint Business Connectivity Services – Businesses can now connect critical line-of-business applications, such as CRM or SAP software, in a familiar SharePoint interface.
  • Windows Phone 7.5 Support – End users can access and update documents in SharePoint Online from anywhere using their Windows Phone.
  • Self-Serve Password Reset – IT Admins gain easier security resets with our a Password Reset Tool.
  • Lync for Mac – Mac users continue to gain features including full Lync client for instant messaging chats, and presence information in Office applications.  They can now also host voice and video conferences with just like their PC based counterparts.
  • Office Web App Preview in Outlook Web Access (OWA) – Users can now display Office document attachments in Outlook Web Access for easier on the go edit and review.

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B3, a New Cloud Connectivity Platform for Windows Embedded Devices

Last Updated on Wednesday, 6 April 2011 01:32 Written by Mire_B Wednesday, 6 April 2011 01:32

Microsoft is anticipating an explosion of devices that connect to the Cloud over the course of the next few years. Therefore a new platform is being built in Redmond which will enforce device behavior in regard to connectivity and transport policy.

 

Microsoft dubbed the new Cloud connectivity platform B3, and it appears that it will be focused on Windows Embedded devices.

 

Job Category: Software Engineering: Program Management
Location: United States, WA, Redmond
Job ID: 74472336726
Product: Windows Embedded
Division: Server & Tools Business

This Job is eligible for the following work arrangements :Flex Time
Looking for an opportunity to work on a highly innovative and dynamic startup team? Are you interested in planning and building new software products in an exciting V1 environment?

We are the Connected Devices Group of the System and Services Product Unit, a growing product group in the Windows Embedded Business (WEB).

B3 is a platform that provides efficient, predictable connectivity using declarative connection and transport policies.  In the next few years there will be an explosion of devices that connect to and derive value from the cloud.  The success of B3 will be based on creating a predictable trust enforcement mechanism and an on device rules engine which enforces device behavior.

Windows Embedded is a small, dynamic, profitable business experiencing exciting growth, and offering opportunities to individuals motivated to explore new business prospects.

The ideal candidate will work closely with the Windows Embedded marketing and product teams, Dev and Test to define and implement the future of Embedded Devices Connectivity. It’s a unique opportunity to help define and own a new product in a fast growing market, and work closely with Microsoft partners and internal teams to define the foundation over which devices that currently have limited to no connectivity opportunities can become smart devices utilizing multiple connection and transport methods.


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