Microsoft HAV – Hardware Assisted Virtualization detection tool

Microsoft released their own hardware assisted virtualization (HAV) tool. Previously, I used Steve Gibson’s tool over at http://www.grc.com/. You can grab Microsoft’s tool it’s about 173KB. Note: For Microsoft’s tool, XP Professional SP2 and SP3 is supported along with Vista SP1 and SP2 Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise and Ultimate. Grab Steve Gibson’s tool … Read more Microsoft HAV – Hardware Assisted Virtualization detection tool

Microsoft Windows Service Pack Blocker

A blocking tool is available for organizations that would like to temporarily prevent installation of Service Pack updates through Windows Update. This tool can be used with: Windows XP Service Pack 3 (valid until May 19th, 2009) Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (valid until April 28th, 2009) Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (valid for 12 … Read more Microsoft Windows Service Pack Blocker