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  • Blog Post: MVP–Friday Five June 8, 2012

    1. Force Metro App Update Check in Windows 8 Release Preview Windows Store By Windows Expert – Consumer MVP Richard Hay - @WinObs This article covers how the Windows Store periodically checks for updates to any Metro Apps you have installed on your system but there maybe times that you would...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 Quick Tips | Petites Astuces Windows 7

    Editor's Note: The following MVP Monday post is by French Windows Expert Consumer MVP Michel Martin and is available in both English and French. Empty the clipboard with a shortcut Windows clipboard is convenient for transfering data of any type within the same application or between applications...
  • Blog Post: In TV Interview, Microsoft PQO General Manager Helps Customers Get the Most from Their Computers

    Watch Lori Brownell, Microsoft General Manager of Product Quality and Support, share helpful tips about how to keep your computer running smoothly. Brownell appeared on news channel Q13, a local station for Microsoft's headquarters, on June 22. During the interview, she recommended a solution in...
  • Blog Post: MVPs discuss GeekGive, Windows 7, the Get on the Bus Tour, and More at TechEd 2010 New Orleans

    MVPs Steve Andrews , Paul Litwin , Jennelle Crothers , Peter Kellner , Rocky Lhotka , Mark Rosenberg , Hal Hostetler , and Elias Mereb shared their thoughts about TechEd 2010, GeekGive , Windows 7 and more.
  • Blog Post: MVP Justin Rodino is On the Road With "Get on the Bus"

    Windows Desktop MVP Justin Rodino took a moment to create this video postcard from New York City to share with his fellow MVPs. Justin is on the " Get on the Bus " tour which is on its way to New Orleans for Tech Ed North America 2010. You can meet up with Justin and the "Get on The Bus" tour in...
  • Blog Post: Do you like Windows 7? Learn how Microsoft engages with the Windows community!

    Join an online live conversation with Microsoft Community Managers Matt Bernardy and Jake Grey on May 4th, 2010 from 9:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M. PMT . This is your opportunity to learn more about the Clubhouse, Microsoft Answers, the MVP Program, and to ask questions about all the Windows community programs...
  • Blog Post: Attend Windows Summit 2010: May 25–27

    Registration is now open for the Windows Summit 2010 in Redmond, Washington. According to the Window's Summit Website: This is a special opportunity to learn—straight from the Windows team—how you can best use Windows 7 and Internet Explorer to enable great solutions for your customers....
  • Blog Post: MVP Woody Leonard wrote Windows 7 for Dummies

    MVP Woody Leonard released Windows 7 All in One for Dummies . This comprehensive book in English features eight complete reference books in one manual. The 888 page book is fully revised and includes all the new features and updates to Windows 7. Woody Leonard is an award winning author and has...
  • Blog Post: MVP Dominik Berger to launch Windows 7 "7x7 series"

    Austrian MVP Dominik Berger runs a very popular and well known online community called Windows for Professionals at winforpro.com . Dominik offers valuable online support for German speaking customers throughout Europe. The two most commonly used search words on winforpro.com are “Windows” & ...
  • Blog Post: MVP Releases "Windows 7 for Dummies"

      MVP Andy Rathbone has just released his new book entitled, Windows 7 for Dummies! Whether you are new to computers or just eager to start using the latest version of Windows, Andy will walk you through the most common Windows 7 tasks, including managing files, applications, media, and Internet...
  • Blog Post: French MVP Launches Windows 7 Tutorials Site!

      French MVP Michel Martin has launched MediaForma , a site designed to showcase videos tutorials for Windows Seven!  Designed predominately for the consumer audience, Michels’s site helps to guide the viewer through Microsoft’s latest operating systems. Click on the links below to watch each...
  • Blog Post: MVP Releases Windows 7 “App Compat” Articles

    Indian MVP Vijay Raj has written a 5-part series on Windows 7 Application Compatibility. “App Compat” is an important consideration for anyone who is looking to upgrade to a new operating system. Vijay’s articles can help decision makers to prepare, as he covers important information on how Windows 7...
  • Blog Post: MVPs Discuss Multitouch in Silverlight, Windows 7 and IE

      Watch MVP Gill Cleeren interview MVP Daron Yondem , as they discuss how Silverlight provides a rich user experience through the new Multitouch features in Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8. As Daron explains, Multitouch can be used both in entertainment and business scale applications. Watch the...
  • Blog Post: Indian MVP Sets A New Theme

    Indian MVP Vishal Gupta loves Windows 7! Not only was he excited about the great range of themes available , he decided to create his own.  Vishal’s AeroVG theme provides excellent transparencies in the Windows 7 Taskbar, Start Menu, Explorer and other areas. Download  the AeroVG Se7en theme...
  • Blog Post: MVPs Release Windows 7 Resource Kit

      The Windows 7 Resource Kit is now available from Microsoft Press. This 1700 page book and CD was authored by three MVPs Mitch Tulloch , Tony Northrup and Jerry Honeycutt , and also by Ed Wilson who is commonly known as The Scripting Guy on Microsoft TechNet. The lead author Mitch Tulloch also...
  • Blog Post: Interviews at TechEd Europe 2009 – MVPs Justin Rodino & Erdal Ozkaya

    Watch Windows Desktop Experience MVPs Justin Rodino & Erdal Ozkaya discuss their recent Windows 7 contributions, with Karen Young at TechEd Europe. Learn more about Justin’s technical contributions on his blog , and learn more about Erdal’s contributions by visiting his blog here . Technorati Tags...
  • Blog Post: MVP Releases Windows 7 Inside Out Book

    MVP Ed Bott has just released his latest book covering Windows 7 – Inside Out! The new book contains hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips and workarounds for Microsoft latest operating system. Learn how to compare features and capabilities within each edition of Windows 7. Configure...
  • Blog Post: MVP Helps User with the Windows 7 Problem Steps Recorder

      MVP Deb Shinder guides her readers through the Problem Steps Recorder in Windows 7. Learn how the recording tool can be used to quickly identify problems and help reduce time spent with your local help desk, by reading Deb’s article below. “One of the brand new features in Windows 7 is the Problem...
  • Blog Post: Japanese MVP Publishes Three Windows 7 Books!

    Desktop Experience MVP Kazunori Hashimoto , recently wrote two books on Windows 7. The first book is entitled, “Advanced Level Manual for Windows 7” and the second book is entitled “How to use Windows 7 and 200 Selected Setup Techniques at a glance!”. Kazunori also supports Windows users by providing...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft MVPs Attend Windows 7 Launch Party in NYC!

      Watch Microsoft MVPs at the recent Windows 7 Launch Event in New York City! Nine MVPs attended the event including: Consumer Security MVP Bill Pytlovany , Visual C# MVP Brian Peek , Windows Live MVP Stephen Boots , App-V MVP Daniel Nerenberg , ASP.NET MVP Miguel Castro , Access MVP Scott Diamond...
  • Blog Post: MVPs Review Windows 7 at TechEd Australia 2009

    Watch MVPs Erdal Ozkaya and Kyle Rosenthal discuss their favourite Windows 7 features at TechEd Australia 2009. To celebrate the launch of Windows 7, eligible TechEd delegates received a complimentary HP Mini 2140 Notebook PC pre-loaded with Windows 7! They discuss Windows 7 power options, BitLocker...
  • Blog Post: MVP Gives Thumbs up for BitLocker to Go!

      Visual Basic MVP Wei Min Chan , is a great supporter of the ‘BitLocker To Go’ feature within Windows 7. In a recent blog post, he wrote “BitLocker To Go allows you to change ANY portable storage medium into an encrypted filestore. It is a really neat feature in Windows 7 Ultimate/Enterprise Edition...
  • Blog Post: Indonesian MVP Prepares IT Pros for Migration to Windows 7

    Indonesian Windows Desktop Experience MVP Tutang MM recently delivered a three hour session entitled, ‘Preparing for Migration to Windows 7’ during a seminar held at the Academics Management Informatics and Computer (AMIK) in Malaysia. During the session, Tutang shared his real world experiences of migrating...
  • Blog Post: Malaysia MVP delivers Windows 7 Overview at TechNet Event

    Malaysian System Center Operations Manager MVP Raymond Chou delivered a session on ‘Windows 7 Feature Overview’ at the TechNet event held in Malaysia, reaching out to more than 100 IT Professionals. In his presentation, Raymond focused on Windows 7 productivity features, such as Direct Access, Branch...
  • Blog Post: MVP Guides Users through XP Mode on Windows 7

    Windows Virtual PC provides the capability to run multiple Windows environments such as Windows XP Mode from your Windows 7 desktop. MVP Shawn Brink has produced a number of guides which can help users to install and configure Windows 7’s XP mode virtual machine. Click on the links below to learn more...
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