If you've been following Vista or trying out the beta releases, you'll be excited to know that Microsoft has now release Windows Vista Beta 2, and release the next Office beta alongside it. Anyone that has a MSDN or TechNet subscription can snag these, so if you work in an IT firm with a Microsoft partnership you can download it for free straight from MS. If you don't have a subscription, all you're able to snag is the Vista CPP, which still may be worth reading. Some of the changes including task manager functions for regular users that keeps them within the scope of their own processes, various fixes for over 100 programs that had bugs or flaws with Vista, and other integration issues. If you're planning on rolling Vista out, it's always good to keep up on changes, so get it soon.