MSDN Forum Assistant/TechNet Forum Assistant now live in English

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Microsoft Customer Services and Support shares MSDN Forum Assistant/TechNet Forum Assistant Windows gadgets. MSDN/TechNet Forum Assistant offer a convenient way for the forum users to read the forum recent threads and your own threads, it also makes it easy to create new threads and search in the forum. Features: Ask Questions – You can ask questions […]

Microsoft unlocks resources for developers via MSDN

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After releasing Windows 8 Developer Preview at BUILD, Microsoft has started serving other resources for developers via MSDN. Microsoft always has healthy relationship with developers and it plays a vital role behind the success of any platform and it was quite expected since Microsoft had already decided to introduce a new fresh API – “WinRT” […]

Internet Explorer 9 Compatibility Cookbook Now Available to MSDN Library

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No doubt! Internet Explorer 9 RC has proved “Why is Internet Explorer the most popular web browser?” because its impact has effected everyone. As Microsoft reported IE9 Beta was downloaded 23Million times since its public release and IE9 RC momentum is still continuing with more than 2Million downloads in first week. And to keep the […]

Windows 7 SP1 RTM is available for MSDN and TechNet subscribers

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Yes! finally the long anticipated update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is being made available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Microsoft has already shipped the final build of Windows 7 SP1 to OEM partners. The final build string is as: 7601.17514.101119-1850. Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 is nothing more than a […]

[Update] Microsoft to release Windows 7 SP1 RTM on February 22nd

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Previously Microsoft promised that Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be available by Q3 of 2011. But rumours are coming that RTM build of Windows 7 SP1 has been signed off and will be made available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers on February 16th, followed by general public release […]

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Program – Get recognize your exceptional contribution to Microsoft online community forums

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Microsoft has introduced Community Contributor Award program to say thanks to individuals who freely volunteer their time and energy to powering up and improve Microsoft online technical community experience for others. Microsoft Community Contributor Award Program is designed to recognize exceptional contributions to Microsoft online community forums such as TechNet, MSDN, and Answers. Recipients of […]

Re-activate Office Professional Plus 2010 or Visio Professional 2010, if you installed & activated it before May 1, 2010

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Microsoft Office 2010 Suite was made available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers in April 2010. If you downloaded, installed and activated RTM versions of Office Professional Plus 2010 or Visio Professional 2010 between April 22 and May 1, then you must obtain a new product key. Because your current product key does not unlock full functionality of […]

Microsoft closing Office 2010 Technical Beta Program

Microsoft is stepping forward towards official launch of Office 2010 RTM and closing down Office 2010 Technical Beta on April 30th, 2010, which means Microsoft will no longer offer Office 2010 Beta. Microsoft has started sending emails to early adopters and beta testers and informing them that the program will close at the end of […]

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Release Candidate (RC) is out now

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The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Release Candidate (RC) is available to MSDN subscribers on Monday, February 8th, with general availability on February 10th. In last December, VS2010 and .NET Framework 4 RTM was delayed due to some performance and virtual memory usage of VS 2010 Beta 2. The RC has been improved […]

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 available to MSDN Subscribers

Today, Microsoft has announced the release of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 and made available to MSDN subscribers. Visual Studio Beta 2 has got significant enhancements since Beta 1.  The release is mainly focused on performance and stability, including integrated tool for SharePoint, including project templates and debugging support, and support […]