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Our Guide To The Guides

A roundup of places to go for information about Windows Vista.




Contents
100 Things You Must Know About Microsoft's Most Important Product Launch Ever
Vital Stats About Vista
No Surprises With Vista--Thankfully
Vista's Security Challenge
Office 2007: Bells And Whistles
A Look At Exchange 2007
Steve Ballmer's Own Top 10 List
Competitors' Take On Vista
Windows Vista Timeline
Windows Vista Image Gallery
Our Guide To The Guides

Here are some Web sites to help you navigate Microsoft's mega product launch:

InformationWeek.com
Our Windows Tech Center (informationweek.com/windows) is full of news, blogs, and features. You'll find timely, in-depth reviews of Windows Vista, Office 2007, and more.

Microsoft.com
Resource centers for Exchange Server 2007, Windows Vista, and Office 2007. Also visit the Vista team blog, Vista security blog, and Exchange team blog. IT staff can check technet.microsoft.com, and developers msdn2.microsoft.com and channel9.msdn.com.

Hardware
PC vendors with pages devoted to Vista include: Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Lenovo

Wikipedia.org
A great place to learn the basics. The Vista entry includes a wealth of background and information, as well as images and screen shots. Wikipedia provides a good overview of Office 2007. The Exchange 2007 info is sketchy; skip it.

Ed Bott's Blog
Author of more than 25 books on Windows and Office, Bott covers Windows, spam, and Office, proffering snarky comments about tech culture.

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite For Windows
News, reviews, and a podcast.

Windows Secrets
The rundown on Windows, security, and Internet Explorer, and tech tips from experts Brian Livingston and Fred Langa.

Paul's Down-Home Page
Tech journalist Paul Robichaux has his priorities straight: "Cajun. Mormon. Marine. Exchange MVP."

Office Zealot
A group blog covering Office 2007, SharePoint, and more.

Slipstick Systems
A comprehensive resource center for Exchange and Outlook.

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