Archive for November 26th, 2003

MCSA Windows 2003 … November 26th, 2003

Vinod Kumar

I think I will stop with this blog for today … I just came back after writing my Upgrade exam 70-292 (Managing and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSA Certified on Windows 2000) for MCSA Windows 2003 … And I cleared it … Yipiee … :) … A nice exam and a good amount of material to learn when compared to its counter part Windows 2000.

A whole host of information and features are being tested here. Including the use of Shadow Copy feature, Terminal Services / Remote Desktop usage, Software upgrade Services (SUS), Applying GPO’s, Backup and Recovery, ASR Wizard (Automated System Recovery), DNS configuration and so on … I think I can keep on writing the features questioned …

Next in queue is the 70-296 (Planning, Implementing, and Maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Environment for an MCSE Certified on Windows 2000) for MCSE on Windows 2003 … Will need to prepare well before taking this monster exam … Till then good bye and all the best for all exam takers … :) …

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Longhorn Release Notes … November 26th, 2003

Vinod Kumar

Just is great nick and flow I suppose … Just getting the weeks backlag … :) … Here is what I found about the release notes of Longhorn … KB Article

Interesting is the first point mentioned there. “This pre-release product uses product activation technology. You must activate your copy of “Longhorn” within 14 days of installation. You have been provided with a product key that permits 31 activations. All activations will expire after 365 days. After expiration, you cannot log on to this pre-release product.” … Does this also apply to the MSDN downloads location version and the PDC versions is still a mystry for me … I am yet to test them on my PC, will wait untill I get 100% sure here …

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LIP November 26th, 2003

Vinod Kumar

LIP stands for Language Interface Pack and this is a way in which major parts of the XP UI is changed to a language for which they do not yet have a full fledged MUI pack. A new LIP for Hindi has been recently released at

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=0db2e8f9-79c4-4625-a07a-0cc1b341be7c&displaylang=hi

 

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Multi-Directional Tree View Control … November 26th, 2003

Vinod Kumar

Here is a cool post from Sean Gerety with an interesting idea of displaying a multi-directional Tree View control. I would be more than interested in viewing a Web Version of the same control … A sneak preview of the same …

 

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