Windows Phone – Update available for HTC HD 7 to allow Internet Connection Sharing

An update for Windows Phone HTC HD 7 is available. This update is from HTC and enable Internet Connection Sharing. To install this update, just connect your Windows Phone with the Zune client. Once the update is installed, a new Settings is available called Internet Sharing. When you enable this option, you will be able to connect through WiFi until 5 guests.

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Office 365 – BPOS transition center

As you may already know, current BPOS customers are currently in the process to be migrated to the new Microsoft Online Service called Office 365 To assist customers and partners in this migration/transition, Microsoft has published a BPOS Transition Center web site. You can go to http://www.microsoft.com/online/transition-center_before.aspx to learn more about the transition, the actions to be done before, during and after the migration process Enjoy (and good luck, as…

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Windows Intune – Microsoft is looking for organization for the next version

The Microsoft Windows Intune product team is looking for organizations interested in influencing the future of cloud based IT management and security.  The Windows Intune team is looking for customers to join our Customer Advisory Council and Group who meet the following requirements: over 1K clients minimum (preferably over 5K) and have Exchange 2010 SP1 or Office 365.  If you have interest please share the requested information with me to…

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Exchange 2010 – Service Pack 2 now available

Following my previous post announcing the Exchange 2010 SP2 is coming, it’s now available for download: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=232843 To know more about what is coming with this SP2 go to http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=228135 As part of this SP2, you will find: Hybrid Configuration Wizard Exchange 2010 SP2 introduces the Hybrid Configuration Wizard which provides you with a streamlined process to configure a hybrid deployment between on-premises and Office 365 Exchange organizations. Hybrid deployments…

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Lync – Tool to manage multiple user account in Lync

As you already know, you can run only one Lync client instance at a time, as with Office Communicator. Even if the situation is not usual, you may have to use multiple Lync account and off course you can’t use them at the same time. A friend of mine has shared a tool which allow to manage multiple Lync account (not only which are part of the same Lync environment).…

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SharePoint – Productivity Hub updated

As you may already know, Microsoft has provided the Productivity Hub hosted by a SharePoint 2010 site collection. For those who don’t know what is Productivity Hub: this is a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 site collection that offers training materials for end-users. Until today, the Productivity Hub was not compatible with SharePoint 2010 SP1 (due to the site collection backup). So go to http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28178 to get the updated release.…

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Office 365 – Lync client for Mac now available from download

Following the announcement of the Lync client for Mac availability, Office 365 customers are now able to download it for use with their Office 365 account. Connect to the download page (https://portal.microsoftonline.com/download/) and go to Step 2 download and install Lync client. To know more about setting up your Mac client, go to: For Enterprise plan http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/hh180727.aspx For Small Business plan http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-smallbusinesses/gg192873.aspx Enjoy

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SharePoint 2010 – Send the URL of the current item with a workflow using SharePoint Designer

I know the best practices to develop a workflow is to use Visual Studio and deploy it within a solution. But sometime, it’s better (and simpler) to use SharePoint Designer In this case, I wanted to send an specific formatted email to some users (the item creator and 2 administrators) when an item is created and/or updated. In this email, apart of other details, I wanted to provided the link…

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Office 365 – Small Business Essentials integration configuration (Step 1)

To follow my previous which announced the availability of the extension for Office 365 integration with Office 365, here is a small post regarding the installation and configuration. Prerequisites Go to the Connect website to get the update for Office 365 integration (http://connect.microsoft.com/sbs) Before to install this update, you must ensure your SBE is up to date; especially, ensure you have the Update Rollup 1 for SBE installed (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2554629) Once…

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Office 365 – Small Business Server Essentials now able to interact with Office 365 (beta)

Microsoft has released a beta version of the Office 365 Integration Module for Windows Small Business Essentials 2011. The Office 365 Integration Module for Windows SBS 2011 Essentials extends the features of the server Dashboard by providing seamless integration with Office 365 services. When you integrate Office 365 with the server, you can: Subscribe to Office 365 or configure the server to use an existing subscription. Perform the following Office…

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SharePoint – A bug with Survey list if using External Data question type

While working on a project, an end user was asking me how to solve an error he had: he just created a survey with only one question but when he tried to open the survey he always had an error. We reproduced the issue: Create a new survey Then define a question and choose External data as question type but don’t define External content type Then, and this is now…

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