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    are we expecting this on Technet today? 15-Aug

    only i cant work it out from any of the websites/ blogs

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    Quote Originally Posted by k-strider View Post
    only i cant work it out from any of the websites/ blogs
    Might be due to the Windows 8 and Server 2012 release on the 16th?
    Last edited by FN-GM; 15th August 2012 at 07:45 PM.

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    04/09/12?

    Volume licensees can get get the Windows Server 2012 final bits on September 4. (Source)

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    From this link - Microsoft calls Windows 8 complete, but concerns remain, say analysts - Computerworld

    Some users will have access to the Windows 8 final code months before October. Developers and IT professionals who subscribe to MSDN (Microsoft Developers Network) will be able to download the new operating system starting Aug. 15. TechNet subscribers can download a trial of Windows 8 RTM that same day.

    Enterprises with current Software Assurance licensing plans in place -- Software Assurance is essentially an annuity that gives companies the right to run any version of a product -- will be able to grab Windows 8 starting Aug. 16, as will members of the Microsoft Partner Network.
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    ^ Windows Server 2012?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    ^ Windows Server 2012?
    Sorry i am with you now. I got abit trigger happy in my OP and didn't even know i put that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    I got a bit trigger happy in my OP and didn't even know I put that!
    No worries.

    Btw, it is definitely 04/09/12 for TechNet and MSDN subscribers...

    twitter.com/joe_elway/status/236020894282166272

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    *derp* ignore me, I misread the other posts :OP

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    súp on the VLSC

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    Aye, bizarrely tho it wants you to ring MS to get your keys, rather than them just being on the site as it was with Windows 7 & 2008 R2 >.<

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    Can't see it on our MS VLSC

    EDIT: Oh lol, had to search for "2012", wouldn't show up any other way.
    Last edited by Blue_Cookeh; 17th August 2012 at 10:38 AM.

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    its odd that its on the VL site hidden away but still showing on Technet as RC

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    What's happening with Forefront nowadays? I heard something similar was included in Server 2012?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_Cookeh View Post
    I heard something similar was included in Server 2012?
    Windows 8 includes a new version of Windows Defender which is essentially Microsoft Security Essentials with a different name. However, if you install a third-party anti-virus program, Windows Defender is disabled. I don't think Server 2012 has this.

    Windows Defender
    If you don’t have another solution installed, Windows 8 will provide you protection with a significantly improved version of Windows Defender.

    Improved protection for all types of malware. The improvements to Windows Defender will help protect you from all types of malware, including viruses, worms, bots and rootkits by using the complete set of malware signatures from the Microsoft Malware Protection Center, which Windows Update will deliver regularly along with the latest Microsoft antimalware engine. This expanded set of signatures is a significant improvement over previous versions, which only included signatures for spyware, adware, and potentially unwanted software.

    In addition, Windows Defender will now provide you with real-time detection and protection from malware threats using a file system filter, and will interface with Windows secured boot, another new Window 8 protection feature. (Source)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    Windows 8 includes a new version of Windows Defender which is essentially Microsoft Security Essentials with a different name. However, if you install a third-party anti-virus program, Windows Defender is disabled. I don't think Server 2012 has this.
    Oh yeah I know about that, I mean the ForeFront TMG stuff

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