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  • Welcome to the next wave of productivity !
  • TechNet Plus Subscriptions
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  • When did Bill Gates retire from day-to-day activities at Microsoft?
    May 1, 2007
    Jan 27, 2008
    April 1, 2008
    June 27, 2008
  • Presented by:
    John Weston
    IT Pro Evangelist
    Microsoft Corporation
    John.weston@microsoft.com
    http://blogs.technet.com/jweston
    http://www.twitter.com/technetguy
  • In both WarGames and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Matthew Broderick’s on-screen mother has the same profession. What is it?
    Teacher
    Secretary
    Engineer
    Real Estate Agent
  • Today’s Event Schedule
    8:30AM – 9:00AM : The Future of Productivity…Today
    9:00AM – 10:10AM : A Day in the Life in the Next Wave of Business Productivity
    10:10AM – 10:30AM : Partner Presentation & Giveaway
    10:45AM - 11:45AM : Planning for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    11:45AM – 12:45PM : Lunch and Partner Pavilion
    12:45PM – 2:00PM : Deploying Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    2:10PM – 3:20PM : Configuring Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    3:30PM – 4:30PM : The Next Wave of Business Productivity: Success Stories
    4:30PM : Done!
  • What is the most popular command in Microsoft Office?
    “Paste” in Microsoft Word
    “Copy” in Microsoft Excel
    “Delete” in Microsoft Outlook
    “Open” in Microsoft Word
  • Today’s Event Schedule
    8:00AM – 9:00AM : A Day in the Life in the Next Wave of Business Productivity
    9:00AM – 9:45AM : Planning for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    Break
    10:00AM – 10:45AM : Deploying Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    Break
    11:00AM – 11:45AM : Configuring Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    11:45AM : Raffle!
  • Which first-trilogy Star Wars actor initially refused to sign a three-picture deal?
    Carrie Fisher
    Mark Hamill
    Harrison Ford
    Alec Guinness
    That’s why Han Solo was frozen in carbonite – just in case he decided not to return.
  • Feedback on today’s event:
    Brian Moore: BriMoore@microsoft.com
    Technical Q&A:
    http://blogs.technet.com/jweston
    John.weston@microsoft.com
    Presentation slides can be found at:
    http://www.TechnetEvents.com/Resources
    Action Items…
  • What does FORTRAN stand for?
    FORmula TRANslator
    FORmula TRANsfer
    FORtune TRANsistor
    FORmer TRANslator
  • Get Started Today
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  • Who invented root beer?
    The Mayans
    The Egyptians
    The Sumerians
    The American Colonists
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  • How many episodes of Monty Python’s Flying Circus were recorded?
    25
    32
    40
    45
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  • How many Windows Live ID authentications are made each day?
    over 10 million
    over 55 million
    over 1 billion
    over 1.5 billion
  • Learn how to work in the cloud!
    Find out more at http://bit.ly/CRGetAzureAcct
    FREE AZURE TRAINING!
    www.azurebootcamp.com
    2-day deep dive workshops to get you up to speed on developing for Windows Azure!
  • “VLB” – one of the early video cards standards – is an acronym for what?
    Vesa Local Bus
    Vesuvius Logic Board
    Vera Louise Brown
    Vision Land Browser
  • Free Software, Support, and Opportunities for Web Dev. & Design Consultants
    Questions? Email:crwss@microsoft.com
  • The "O" in this early Microsoft logo had a nickname. What was it?
    Burst
    Blibbet
    Spot
    Blurb
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    The Most up-to-date Microsoft Technology Information Delivered Right To Your Inbox
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  • Now 15 years old, how many Hotmail users are there?
    over 150 million
    over 300 million
    over 450 million
    over 500 million
  • Save Time, Learn Fast: Microsoft Learning “Snacks”
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    Learn something new in less than five minutes:
    Learning Snacks are free, short, interactive presentations about popular topics and have been created by Microsoft Learning experts.
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    Look for “snacks” on Windows Server 2008, Silverlight, Vista, Virtualization and more!
    Try a “snack” today at: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/snacks
  • In what year was COBOL invented?
    1959
    1960
    1961
    1962
  • Best practices, experiences, and global solutions from Microsoft IT.
    How Microsoft Does IT
    Plan. Develop. Deploy. Manage.
    White Papers | Case Studies | Presentations | Webcasts | Podcasts |Solution Briefs | Videos | Radio Discussions | Insight Workshops | More…
    www.microsoft.com/itshowcase
  • What was the first CodePlex.com project?
    SteelForge
    Avalon
    Altair
    IronPython
  • MicrosoftIncentives.com
    Act Now. Save Now.
    Don’t leave money on the table.
    Take advantage of our current offerings.
    Help increase the return on your investment with MicrosoftIncentives.com – your resource for valuable offers, special financing, and incentives for Microsoft products.
  • What did Xerox establish in 1970?
    The Xerox 3600 Duplicator
    The industry’s first automatic document feeder
    The first-generation laser printer
    The Palo Alto Research Center
    The Palo Alto Research Center (known as Xerox PARC) to perform basic computing and electronic research.
  • The Right Security Education
    Learning Paths for Security
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/learning
    Find security resources here:
    * Webcasts * Virtual Labs * Planning Guides * Tools
    Forplanning,preventing, detecting and responding to security threats and risks
  • What was the first human-made object to land on the moon?
    The Lunar capsule
    The Luna 2
    Moonscape II
    MoonCap 4
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    American Organizational Logic
    Quantum Computer Services
    Digital Computing Inc.
    American Electronic Microsystems
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  • When did GPS first become available for commercial and civilian use?
    1960
    1967
    1975
    1984
    GPS became available for commercial use in 1967, but it would be almost 40 years before it was commonly used. It wasn't available for personal use until a policy directive in 1996.
  • The definitive source of in-depth technical information for the IT Pro
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  • Who invented the first computer mouse?
    Steve Jobs
    James Gosling
    Herbert Simon
    Douglas Engelbart
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  • What was the first movie to use extensive 3D computer-generated special effects?
    Alien
    The Last Starfighter
    Tron
    Star Wars
    Released July 9, 1982, Tron was the first movie with extensive use (15 min. fully computer generated) of 3D CGI.
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  • What is the name of Superman’s biological father?
    Jor-El
    Kal-El
    Tal-El
    Vog-El
  • In tough times, the good will survive, but only the best will Thrive!  Are you thriving?  Visit the Thrive site and learn how to enhance your technical skills, advance your career, and elevate IT as the business leader.  These strategies and skills will not only help you succeed now, but place you in a position to excel during the brighter times ahead. Now is the ideal time to rise to the top.  Seize the moment - find out how YOU can Thrive!www.microsoft.com/thrive
  • What did Dennis Ritchie do in 1972?
    Created hybrid circuits for IBM
    Invented the C programming language at Bell Labs
    Developed the Commodore PET
    Invented the hot-pluggable hard disk for Atari
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    ProScript
    JavaTool
    WriteScript
    LiveScript
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  • When was the first floppy disk introduced?
    1969
    1971
    1973
    1975
    The 8” floppy was introduced in 1971 and could hold 1 MB – more than most early 5 ¼” and 3 ½” disks introduced later.
  • Visit the Windows Vista Compatibility Center now at www.windows.com/compatibility
    Know what works
    More than 5,500 devices and 3,500 software programs listed…
  • In the film 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was the only spacesuit left unused?
    The blue one
    The red one
    The black one
    None of the above
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  • When was the first home VCR introduced?
    1974
    1975
    1976
    1977
    The Sony Betamax
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  • How many members are in the Xbox Live community?
    over 10 million
    over 15 million
    over 20 million
    over 25 million
    Larger than any city or satellite provider
  • Microsoft Desktop Player
    Where can I find the best content about…?
    A one-stop search tool
    for technical resources and connections
    On your desktop!
    Where can I reach that evangelist…?
    Where can I get training on….?
  • In the original WarGames film script, who was the role of Professor Falken written for?
    Christopher Walken
    John Voight
    John Lennon
    None of the above
  • Microsoft Desktop Player
    See it Online @ www.microsoft.com/click/desktopplayer
    Download the Player @ http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=9726371
  • In what year did Visual C++ 3.0 ship?
    1995
    1997
    1998
    None of the above
    There was no Visual C++ 3.0 – Visual C++ 2.0 shipped with MFC 3.0
  • When was Bing, Microsoft’s Decision Engine, first unveiled?
    May 15, 2009
    May 28, 2009
    June 3, 2009
    June 28, 2009
    Steve Ballmer unveiled Bing on May 28, 2009 at the All Things Digital Conference. Bing went live on June 3, 2009
  • Welcome to the next wave of productivity !
  • On average, a new Xbox Live account is created every:
    5 seconds
    10 seconds
    30 seconds
    minute
  • Presented by:
    John Weston
    IT Pro Evangelist
    Microsoft Corporation
    John.weston@microsoft.com
    http://blogs.technet.com/jweston
    http://www.twitter.com/technetguy
  • Sometimes heralded by Don Box as the first component technology, what does “TSR” stand for?
    Tactical Studies Rule
    Technology Software Restricted
    Terminate and Stay Resident
    Total Shareholder Return
  • Today’s Event Schedule
    8:30AM – 9:00AM : The Future of Productivity…Today
    9:00AM – 10:10AM : A Day in the Life in the Next Wave of Business Productivity
    10:10AM – 10:30AM : Partner Presentation & Giveaway
    10:45AM - 11:45AM : Planning for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    11:45AM – 12:45PM : Lunch and Partner Pavilion
    12:45PM – 2:00PM : Deploying Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    2:10PM – 3:20PM : Configuring Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    3:30PM – 4:30PM : The Next Wave of Business Productivity: Success Stories
    4:30PM : Done!
  • What first began in Pittsburgh, PA in 1920?
    Construction of the Link River Dam
    The National Football League
    Construction of Carnegie Mellon University
    Radio Broadcasting
  • Today’s Event Schedule
    8:00AM – 9:00AM : A Day in the Life in the Next Wave of Business Productivity
    9:00AM – 9:45AM : Planning for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    Break
    10:00AM – 10:45AM : Deploying Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    Break
    11:00AM – 11:45AM : Configuring Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010
    11:45AM : Raffle!
  • What does POST stand for?
    Positive-Overwrite Sendup-Task
    Power-On Self-Test
    Performance-Option Standard-Testing
    Pre-Optimized Setup-Test
  • Feedback on today’s event:
    Brian Moore: BriMoore@microsoft.com
    Technical Q&A:
    http://blogs.technet.com/jweston
    John.weston@microsoft.com
    Presentation slides can be found at:
    http://www.TechnetEvents.com/Resources
    Action Items…
  • In what year did Microsoft open its first international office in Japan?
    1977
    1978
    1980
    1982
  • Get Started Today
    Install the Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 trials*, and check out
    http://www.technetevents.com/resources/
    You’ll find today’s presentation decks, and links to…
    • Office Resource Centers for Compatibility and Web Apps Deployment
    • TechNet Resources Desktop Player
    • TechNet Subscription offer
    • and more
    *Available on May 12th
  • When did Microsoft announce the end of Clippy?
    April 11, 2001
    May 15, 2001
    June 5, 2001
    April 1, 2001
  • Check out local events and resources!
    For Developers:
    msdnevents.com
    For IT Professionals:
    technetevents.com
  • In 1993, Microsoft pitched Windows as a potential GUI for what computer?
    Altair BASIC
    Commodore PET
    Atari ST
    Commodore 64
  • Follow us on Twitter
    IT Professionals
    Developers
    @MSDNLiveUS
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  • By 1983, approximately how many computers were in use in the United States?
    more than 4 million
    more than 6 million
    more than 8 million
    more than 10 million
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  • Which Star Wars movie was filmed entirely in the studio?
    Revenge of the Sith
    The Phantom Menace
    Attack of the Clones
    Return of the Jedi
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    Questions? Email:crwss@microsoft.com
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    Triple Ignition Engine
    Twin Ion Engine
    Trans-Interplanetary Expansion
    Trained Interception Elite
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    Do you want it delivered to you?
    The Most up-to-date Microsoft Technology Information Delivered Right To Your Inbox
    Don’t want to be bombarded?
    How-to’s, Hotfixes, Real Stories, Security Information, Chats and much more…
    The answer’s in a FLASH
    www.microsoft.com/technet/flash
  • Which Microsoft exec dressed in drag and posed on a Harley to motivate employees?
    Ray Ozzie
    Rick Rashid
    Brian Valentine
    Eric Rudder
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    Learning Snacks are free, short, interactive presentations about popular topics and have been created by Microsoft Learning experts.
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    Look for “snacks” on Windows Server 2008, Silverlight, Vista, Virtualization and more!
    Try a “snack” today at: http://www.microsoft.com/learning/snacks
  • “Chicago” was the codename for what?
    Windows 95
    Internet Explorer
    Windows CE 1.0
    Windows XP
  • Best practices, experiences, and global solutions from Microsoft IT.
    How Microsoft Does IT
    Plan. Develop. Deploy. Manage.
    White Papers | Case Studies | Presentations | Webcasts | Podcasts |Solution Briefs | Videos | Radio Discussions | Insight Workshops | More…
    www.microsoft.com/itshowcase
  • On September 29, 1983, Microsoft introduced what product?
    Xenix
    Windows 1.0
    Word for MS-DOS 1.0
    Excel 1.0
  • MicrosoftIncentives.com
    Act Now. Save Now.
    Don’t leave money on the table.
    Take advantage of our current offerings.
    Help increase the return on your investment with MicrosoftIncentives.com – your resource for valuable offers, special financing, and incentives for Microsoft products.
  • How many Bing queries are made each month?
    over 75 million
    over 100 million
    over 2 billion
    over 2.5 billion
  • The Right Security Education
    Learning Paths for Security
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/learning
    Find security resources here:
    * Webcasts * Virtual Labs * Planning Guides * Tools
    Forplanning,preventing, detecting and responding to security threats and risks
  • What was Microsoft’s second language product?
    FORTRAN-80
    COBOL
    BASIC
    ASCII
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    • Content IT Pros Care About
    • Screencasts
    • Videos
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  • When was the first Pentium CPU introduced?
    January 22, 1992
    June 22, 1992
    March 22, 1993
    December 22, 1993
  • What Is TechNet?
    Put the right answers at your fingertips
    TechNet is the comprehensive collection of resources to help IT implementers plan, deploy, and manage Microsoft products successfully
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    TechNet Subscription
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  • How many 1.44mb 3.5” floppies did VB3 Pro come on?
    One
    Two
    Three
    Four
    None of the Above
    Four disks sealed in plastic, but only three were required to install Visual Basic.
  • The definitive source of in-depth technical information for the IT Pro
    Visit us online at
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  • What movie included a touch interface inspired by MS Surface talks?
    Fight Club
    Minority Report
    I, Robot
    Mission: Impossible
    Steven Spielberg heard about early Surface prototypes.
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  • What city was home to Microsoft just before Bellevue?
    Atlanta
    Santa Fe
    Phoenix
    Albuquerque
  • Online TechNet Webcasts!
    • Staffed by Two or More TechNet Presenters
    • Participate Actively – Get your questions answered in real time
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    And try our interactive webcast calendar at:
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  • How many versions of DOS did Microsoft release?
    10
    19
    17
    15
  • In tough times, the good will survive, but only the best will Thrive!  Are you thriving?  Visit the Thrive site and learn how to enhance your technical skills, advance your career, and elevate IT as the business leader.  These strategies and skills will not only help you succeed now, but place you in a position to excel during the brighter times ahead. Now is the ideal time to rise to the top.  Seize the moment - find out how YOU can Thrive!www.microsoft.com/thrive
  • Who wears Microsoft badge #00001?
    Steve Ballmer
    Bill Gates
    Marc McDonald
    Paul Allen
    Marc McDonald was the company’s first employee
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    • 2 Professional Support Incidents
    • Managed Newsgroups and Online Concierge
    • The TechNet Library containing the KB, security updates, service packs, resource kits, and more
    …TechNet Plus Direct is available exclusively online. No media shipments.
    Available Now!
    For more information please visit www.microsoft.com/technet/subscription
  • Since the launch of the new Xbox Live Experience, how many times have members changed their avatars’ clothes?
    Nearly 50 million
    Nearly 100 million
    Nearly 150 million
    Nearly 250 million
  • SAVE 25% on TechNet Plus Direct Subscription
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  • What was the original code name for Windows 3.1?
    Janus
    Jupiter
    Starlight
    Apollo
  • Visit the Windows Vista Compatibility Center now at www.windows.com/compatibility
    Know what works
    More than 5,500 devices and 3,500 software programs listed…
  • What was the first backwards-compatible Intel processor?
    The 80286 was a 16-bit processor introduced on February 1, 1982 and first used in the IBM PC/AT in 1984.
    The 8086
    The 80386
    The 8088
    The 80286
  • Where Can I Get TechNet?
    Become a TechNet Subscriber at www.microsoft.com/technet/subscription
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  • When did Commodore computers file for Bankruptcy?
    1990
    1992
    1994
    1995
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