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Apr 23, 2008
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Windows Vista Ultimate Extras Freebies: Glass and Pearl Sound Schemes and DreamScene Videos

After disappointing Windows Vista Ultimate users worldwide with silent on the over hype Ultimate Extras feature, Microsoft finally publishes another two freebies for the premium Windows Vista Ultimate users. Two Ultimate freebies packages are Windows DreamScene Content Pack #3, which contains 3 Windows DreamScene videos, and a new Windows Sound Schemes which contains 2 sound schemes for the system.
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Apr 23, 2008
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Windows XP Professional with SP3 RTM Slipstreamed VL Bootable CD ISO Image Leaked

Windows XP SP3 final RTM version 5.1.2600.5512 has been released, and standalone update installer package has been leaked for free download on the Web. For users who intend to fresh install Windows XP with SP3 as a clean install, there is now Windows XP installation CD slipstreamed or integrated with Service Pack 3.
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Apr 23, 2008
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Microsoft Releases MUI Language Packs for Windows Vista Ultimate SP1

The much awaited MUI language packs for Windows Vista with SP1 Ultimate and Enterprise editions have finally been released by Microsoft via Windows Update, Microsoft Update and WSUS. The release is targeted at Windows Vista SP1 Ultimate operating system platforms. So now users can download directly from Microsoft servers instead of download the unofficial 32-bit MUI language packs and 64-bit MUI language packs. MUIs for Windows Vista SP1 and RTM versions are different and cannot be used interchangeably.
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Apr 23, 2008
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Windows XP SP3 Released to MSDN and TechNet at Top Subscribers Downloads

Contrary to released schedule for Windows XP SP3 Build 5512 published on MSDN blog, Microsoft has published Windows XP SP3 standalone update installation package to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, as speculated. It’s not sure it’s a change of heart by Microsoft after compliant or it’s actual release timeline that not been made known. Anyway, users with access to MSDN or TechNet can find the Windows XP SP3 free download links at Top Subscribers section.
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Apr 23, 2008
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Windows XP SP3 (KB936929) v5.1.2600.5512 RTM English Stanadalone Installer Downloads Leaked via HTTP & BT

Windows XP SP3Although Microsoft hasn’t published Windows XP SP3 Final RTM version to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, but obviously the third service pack for Windows XP has been sent to various news sites for reviews and to OEM partners. And the Windows XP SP3 (KB936929) setup installer in executable (EXE) format has leaked on BitTorrent sites for free download.
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Apr 23, 2008
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CoreConfigurator (Core Configurator) GUI Configuration Tool for Windows Server 2008 Server Core Free Download

Server Core of Windows Server 2008 is a new variation of installation which creates a minimalist operating system. Server Core is a significantly scaled-back installation where no Windows Explorer shell is installed, and uses relatively little disk space of roughly 1 GB. Server Core can improve security and easier to manage due to few files and features installed, but all configuration and maintenance is done entirely through command line interface windows, or by connecting to the machine remotely using Microsoft Management Console.
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Apr 22, 2008
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Download Availabilty of Windows XP SP3 for MSDN/TechNet Subscribers MAY Bring Forward Earlier

Windows XP SP3 (Service Pack 3) has been announced to be released to manufacturing by Chris Keroack on TechNet forum. And Microsoft subsequently published a detailed Windows XP SP3 release schedule timeline by channel, which showing that availability of service pack download installer for privileged MSDN and TechNet subscribers is scheduled on May 2, 2008, later than general public release via Windows Update and Microsoft Download Center on April 29, 2008.
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Apr 22, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Windows XP SP3 Finale Version 5.1 Build 5512 RTM

Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) final version has been packed, published, and released to manufacturing on April 21, 2008 US time. However, only Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM channel) will have access to the code bits of Windows XP SP3, while general public can starts download from April 29 onwards, as scheduled. Windows XP SP3 has final version of 5.1 and build number 5512 (5.1.2600.5512), a little higher than Windows XP RC2 Refresh (v.5508), but not the speculated build 5573.
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