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Windows Vista,L.Server,WinFS, SQL Server 2005 – Launching date

 Windows Vista,L.Server,WinFS, SQL Server 2005 – Launching date
1. Windows Vista
    Microsoft is planning to ship Windows Vista Beta 2 in late 2005
    Vista Beta 2  – September 29, 2005.
    Vista Release Candidate 0 (RC0) – April 19, 2006,
    Vista RC1      – June 28, 2006.
    manufacturing  – August 9, 2006
    Broadly available – November 15, 2006.
2. Longhorn Server
  Longhorn Server -summer 2006,
  RTM release  – January 10, 2007
3. WinFS
  WinFS Beta 1  -February 15, 2006.
  WinFS Beta 2 – May 1, 2006
  WinFs Beta 3 – November 15, 2006
  winFS Beta 3 Refresh – April 2007.
 WinFS is currently scheduled for RTM in third quarter 2007, well after Longhorn Server.
4. SQL Server 2005
SQL Server 2005 will ship within months – September 13, 2005, the first day of the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) 2005
  SQL Server 2005(ENG Version ) expected to RTM on October 14, 2005

August 31, 2005 Posted by | .NET General | 1 Comment

Google Talk is online!

tAlk.taLk..talK..TALK online with google
Today Google has officially launched Google Talk!
Google Talk enables you to call or send instant messages to your friends for free anytime, anywhere in the world.  
  – no pop-ups
  – uses the Jabber protocol
  – running over port 5222
    [u’ll find it as, when you netstat -a ]
* In some companies they may blocked this 5222, so conact  your netadmin.
Anyone tried…?
  Add my id :

August 24, 2005 Posted by | 100 % Fun...[really Worth] | 1 Comment

Free* Microsoft E-Learning Courses – VS 2005, SQL 2005 and a lot

VS 2005 and SQlsvr 2005 – Free* Microsoft E-Learning Courses
 Special E-Learning Offers,
Its available free for 90 days …get it downloaded offline player for viewing offline
Is this really usefull right..?

August 24, 2005 Posted by | .NET General | Leave a comment

Code conversion from VB.NET to C#, C# to VB.NET

August 22, 2005 Posted by | .NET General | Leave a comment

Free PocketPC Magazine…

Hi Pals,
Last month when i was searching something related to PPC Operating System and its participation in Medical Domain…luckily i got Pocket PC Free Trail Issue Link. I just filled up and forget completly, but surprisingly i got free issue to my office address…really cool book for Mobile freaker…
(1) Pocket PC Magazine to Change Name
In a move to keep with the changing pace of the mobile industry – Pocket PC magazine will be changing its name starting in November of this year.
Happy PPC…

August 19, 2005 Posted by | 100 % Fun...[really Worth] | Leave a comment

Teched on the Road – Again 4 cities in India

Hi pals,
Check out for TechED on the Road in 4 cities and get register soon..
1. Ahmedabad– Aug 24,05
2. Kolkata– Aug 23,05
3. Trivandrum– Aug 18,05
4. Chandigarh-Aug 26,05

August 18, 2005 Posted by | .NET General | Leave a comment

Teched Blog contest – 2005 , India

hi pals,
Here is the link to submit and read more about Microsoft Teched bloggers contest 2005.
I’ve submitted my if you are MS Bloggger give a try..!!
Anyone submitted and waitin for result..?

August 17, 2005 Posted by | 100 % Fun...[really Worth] | Leave a comment

Take the Visual Studio 2005 Assessment Test – FREE..


  • What’s New in Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005

             This assessment focuses on the features and functionalities of Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 that are either new or significantly enhanced from Visual Studio .NET 2003.


    Take the Assessment 

  • What’s New in ASP.NET 2.0

             This assessment focuses on the new features and functionality of ASP.NET 2.0. Topics include Master Pages, Web Parts, Personalization, working with Data, Application services and State Management.


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August 12, 2005 Posted by | .NET General | Leave a comment

Windows OneCare – Antivirus Beta from MS

Windows OneCare Live: Coming Soon to Beta
Anyone heard about "Microsoft acquired Sybari – Antivirus company?"..Might be aware about this guess. Acquisition of Antispyware – GAINT and SYBARI Corporation  to give ANTI-SPYWARE Beta, ANTI-VIRUS (OneCare) from MS.
MS OneCare is built specifically for people who don’t have the time or technical expertise necessary to secure and manage a computer on a daily basis. It is a comprehensive PC health service that goes beyond security to take an integrated approach to help protect and care for our computer.
Microsoft OneCare for —
PC maintenance,
Data backup &
Restore functionality.
Press Report about this acquisition –

If anyone knows more about their deals and product features..comment here…


August 1, 2005 Posted by | 100 % Fun...[really Worth] | Leave a comment


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