Not everyone is going to jump on the bandwagon at the same time, but we know that many of you are itching to take advantage of the great new features in Windows Vista and Office 2007. Well, we are pleased to inform you that an update is now available that (in addition to other things):

  • Enables you to join client computers that are running Windows Vista (except Windows Vista Home edition) to your Windows SBS 2003 with SP1 or Windows SBS 2003 R2 network.
  • Updates Client Deployment tools so you can configure new versions of Windows Vista components.
  • Configures the Microsoft Office Outlook® 2007 messaging and collaboration client for computers that are running Windows XP or Windows Vista.
  • Enables client computers that are running Windows Vista to take advantage of the full functionality provided by the Remote Web Workplace.

To ensure compatibility between Windows SBS 2003 with SP1 or Windows SBS 2003 R2 and Windows Vista and Office 2007, you need to install the updates described in the Knowledge Base article “Update for Windows Small Business Server 2003: Windows Vista and Outlook 2007 compatibility (KB 926505)” at the Microsoft Web site.

Microsoft Update will automatically install this update on your server starting in March 2007.

For more information, see "Using Windows Vista and Outlook 2007 in a Windows Small Business Server 2003 Network" at the Microsoft Web site.

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