Quick info – Ryan Dunn shows on his blog how to get ADAM running on Vista machine. Nice tip for all people who gave a try to Vista.
Kim Camreon posted lately link to Kevin Miller's blog who wrote FireFox plugin for CardSpace. CardSpace (InfoCards) is Windows implementation for user centric identity idea. To use CardSpace as authentication factor in the Internet Your browser has to support it with selector component. Till this moment selector was only available for Internet Explorer, now we can … Continue reading "FireFox and CardSpace (InfoCards)"
New download called Windows Automated Installation Kit just showed up on Downloads. According to its description: (…) Use this tool to configure unattended setup answer files (Unattend.xml) and capture images. (…) It support Windows 2003/XP/Vista. There is nothing more what I can tell You about it just now, I will have to test it and … Continue reading "Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK)"
If You are interested in an answer to question "How to dual boot Linux and Vista on BitLocker protected drive?" You will find it on Cyril Voisin blog. Cyril is Security Advisor working in Microsoft France, and in his latest post he described how to configure dual booting for Vista and Linux on BitLocker drive with … Continue reading "Dual booting Vista and Linux on BitLocker and TPM protected drive"
I just found at joe's site link to Washington Post's article which is informing about decission which was made at Microsoft to open access to system "guts" for security software providers. If it is true, and I don't have any reasons not to belive WP it will mean that security software providers like Symantec and … Continue reading "Vista will open more access for security providers …"
Recently one of my friends who is running small (but very good – <ad word>If You need serious security guys, just call them</ad word>) security company sent me a link to some document. This document described simple experiment with security features made on Windows Vista (Beta2). What its author did was creating simple program … Continue reading "Windows Defender and Your Run key – what do You need to know?"
So … for two weeks I'm running Vista RC1 (5600) – time for some comments. I'm using Vista on Toshiba Tecra M5 as my main machine, mostly for Visual Studio development, VPC, Internet and e-mail activity. My laptop is dual core with 2 GBs of RAM. First, it is more stable ten previous builds (Beta2) I … Continue reading "Vista RC1, Office 2007 Beta 2 TR"
New notebook has just arrived (Toshiba Tecra M5 – after first few hours my opinion is that this is definitely not heavy duty hardware) and I’ve decided to try to use Windows Vista Beta 2 on it as a main system, to learn and get my own opinion about it. Installation went fast and it … Continue reading "I gave Vista a try , part I"