How to play MKV files on the PlayStation 3 (MP4)

October 31, 2009

Currently the PlayStation 3 does not have native playback support for HD files such as MKV (Matroska) This guide we will show how to store that MKV file in a supported container such as MP4 or AVI. This method removes content from one container and places in a supported container, avoiding the lengthy process of re-encoding the whole video.Only freeware products are used for this too.

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Directory Services Official Blog

October 31, 2009

The official Microsoft Enterprise Platform Support Directory Services Team blog, which supports Active Directory and its associated components – Group Policies, Certificate Services, DFS and Kerberos, to name but a few – all of these technologies are our bread and butter.  We provided the complete list of what we support below (well as complete as you can get- there is always something else!)

Complete List of what is supported…

  • AD Administration and Design
  • Domain Controllers and Global Catalogs
  • AD Replication (KCC, Sites)
  • LDAP
  • FSMO Roles
  • DCPROMO
  • AD Schema
  • AD Disaster Recovery
  • Trust Relationships
  • Domain and Profile Migration (ADMT & USMT)
  • Certificate Services and Authorities
  • EFS
  • LSASS, KDC, & Winlogon
  • Kerberos & NTLM
  • File Replication (FRS & DFSR)
  • Distributed File System (DFSN)
  • W32 Time Service
  • Permissions & Privileges
  • Auditing
  • Group Policies
  • PolicyMaker, GPOVault, and Advanced Group Policy Management
  • User Profiles and the Interactive Logon Process
  • Client Side Caching – Offline Files and Folders
  • Terminal Server Licensing

http://blogs.technet.com/askds/default.aspx


Chart your Career with Microsoft Learning

October 31, 2009

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/start/start-career.aspx


How to Shutdown your Windows Virtual PC

October 31, 2009

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Windows 7 Customer Support

October 31, 2009

Support tools include:

  • Windows Update:  automatically updates your software to help prevent problems
  • Windows Action Center: includes more than 20 automated troubleshooters that are built into Windows 7
  • Scripted diagnostics and solutions: through Fix IT solvecommon software problems with the click of a button
  • Online Support: through Microsoft Answers provides peer to peer help, guidance from customer support experts and Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs)
  • In the moment help:  through tweets to @MicrosoftHelps twitter handle
  • Easier, more intuitive online resources such as the Windows Help and “How To” center and the solution centers available on support.microsoft.com

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Media Feature Pack for Windows 7 N and Windows 7 KN (KB968211)

October 31, 2009

The Media Feature Pack for Windows 7 N and Windows 7 KN will install Media Player and related technologies on a computer running Windows 7 N or Windows 7 KN edition.

Windows 7 N and Windows 7 KN editions include the same functionality as Windows 7, except that these versions of Windows do not include Windows Media Player, and related technologies.
End-user customers can enable the media functionality to work properly by installing the Windows Media Feature Pack for Windows 7 N and Windows 7 KN (KB968211).

This pack is required for…

Windows 7 Starter N, Windows 7 Home Premium N, Windows 7 Professional N, Windows 7 Enterprise N, Windows 7 Ultimate N, Windows 7 Starter KN, Windows 7 Home Premium KN, Windows 7 Professional KN, Windows 7 Enterprise KN, Windows 7 Ultimate KN

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Free e-book: Windows 7 troubleshooting tips

October 31, 2009

Mitch Tulloch, a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and lead author of the just-published (and hot-selling) Windows 7 Resource Kit  (Microsoft Press, 2010; ISBN: 9780735627000; 1760 pages), has created a short e-book called “What You Can Do Before You Call Tech Support.”

You can download the e-book in XPS format here and in PDF format here.

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