Monthly Archives: April 2011

TechDays Belgium 2011: Just 2 Weeks Left to Register

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In just two weeks from now, you can join more than 1400 other developers and IT professionals to learn from top international and local speakers. Time is running out to secure your seat to the best BeLux Microsoft technology event of the year.

Did you know TechEd Europe will not return in autumn 2011, but later in 2012? Another reason to grab the chance and not miss TechDays 2011 in Belgium.

Have a look at the compilation video of last year’s event to taste the atmosphere!

The two-day conference

During the conference on April 26th and 27th, six Developer and IT-Pro tracks bring you a mix of new technology and in-depth content on current technology with over 60 sessions planned. No one less than Scott Hanselman will be opening the event with the developer keynote. Build you personalized agenda by viewing and filtering the online session builder.

Deep Dives Day (post-conference)

On the third day of TechDays, on April 28th, we host a Deep Dive day with four different tracks for developers and IT-Pros.

As a developer you can choose between two tracks that go in-depth and focus on Best Practices.

– Visual Studio 2010 Application Lifecycle Management
Windows Azure Platform Deep Dive

As an IT Professional you can choose between the following two tracks:

– Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with Corey Hynes
– Direct Access
with John Craddock


The community is again present for more networking at the Ask-The-Experts zone. This zone will be manned by MVPs, Belgian community leads and the speakers. Don’t miss this opportunity to have your toughest questions answered.

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Configuration Manager 2007 SP2, R2 and R3 supports Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Read the original post here.

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2, R2 and R3 now supports the Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 operating systems for client installation.  The Configuration Manager console and branch distribution point are supported on these platforms. Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 is supported for all core and feature-specific site system roles.

The following software update is required to add Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 to the Supported Platforms list:

  • KB 2489044 – Update for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 to add Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 7 SP1 clients as supported platforms
  • KB 977203 – User state migration is unsuccessful on a SCCM 2007 SP1 client or on a SCCM 2007 SP2 client

Configuration Manager 2007  SP2, R2 and R3 supports WinPE 3.1

System Center Configuration Manager SP2, R2 and R3 now supports WinPE 3.1 as the boot image used with operating system deployment. WinPE 3.1 is shipped with Windows 7 SP1 as a Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK) supplement.

Steps to upgrade to WinPE 3.1 within the existing Configuration Manager Environment and known limitations with Win PE 3.1 can be found here