Microsoft Security Essentials Prerelease 4.0.1540.0; Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC; Dynamics AX 2009 UR8 for SP1 Retail Released

Prerelease version of the Microsoft Security Essentials anti-malware program available today through Microsoft Download Center allows users to explore and test new builds of Microsoft Security Essentials before they are publically available and provide feedback to Microsoft. "Your feedback helps Microsoft to make its software and services the best that they can be. As a […]

Prerelease version of the Microsoft Security Essentials anti-malware program available today through Microsoft Download Center allows users to explore and test new builds of Microsoft Security Essentials before they are publically available and provide feedback to Microsoft.

"Your feedback helps Microsoft to make its software and services the best that they can be. As a Microsoft Security Essentials Prerelease user, Microsoft Security Essentials updates will automatically be installed on your computer through Microsoft Updates," Microsoft stated.

Microsoft Security Essentials Prerelease

"To help us improve the software, you will be enrolled in the Microsoft Error Reporting, Customer Experience Improvement Program, and Microsoft Active Protection Service. If you wish to be able to submit feedback to Microsoft about this program you have to register to the Security Essentials Prerelease program on Microsoft Connect," Microsoft explains.

"You will also need to be registered to the prerelease Connect program in order to view prerelease-specific content like a modified privacy statement for a specific prerelease version."

See the Microsoft Security Essentials privacy statement here.

Download Microsoft Security Essentials Prerelease here.

Windows Management Framework 3.0 Releace Candidate (RC) makes some updated management functionality available to earlier versions of Windows.

"It contains Windows PowerShell 3.0, WMI and WinRM. The package also includes a CIM provider that allows you to collect management data from servers with Windows Management Framework 3.0 installed with the new Server Manager in Windows Server 2012 RC," informs Microsoft.

Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC is compatible with following Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (64-bit only) - Server Core now supported with the RC release.
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 RC -

Download Windows Management Framework 3.0 RC from the Download Center.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009: Update Rollup 8 for SP1 Retail

Also, the Dynamics AX Sustained Engineering team made available to download the Update Rollup 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1 Retail.

For more information on Rollup 8 and to download, please refer to the following knowledge base articles:

KB2677618: Rollup 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1

KB2706705: Rollup 8 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 SP1 Retail<

This release is avaialble for immediate download on Partner Source and Customer Source.