Daily Archives: June 20, 2005

Office Webcasts for July

Microsoft Office System: Advanced Tips and Tricks for Legal Assistants: Better Legal Word Documents in Less Time (Level 200)
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Stephanie Krieger, Document Production Expert
As a legal professional, you work with unique and complex documents. You might be surprised to learn that the less work you do, the better your results can be. Microsoft Office Word offers many options for accomplishing most tasks, but there usually is a best approach. This webcast provides tips and tricks to help you find the fastest, easiest solutions for a variety of complex legal documents like pleadings and offering memos. Discover techniques for working with key document elements such as styles, tables, graphics, and outline numbering. You can spend less time in Word and get better results.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276989&Culture=en-US

Microsoft Office System: Microsoft Outlook Tips and Tricks: Taking Information Management to the Next Level (Level 200)
Thursday, July 14, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Andrew Reed, Senior Training Specialist, Pacific Technical Consulting
Feel comfortable with the basics of Microsoft Office Outlook 2003? Are you ready for a deeper dive?  This brief walkthrough of Outlook 2003 focuses on some of the product’s more intermediate capabilities. Learn how to setup inbox rules and alerts, share online calendars, protect and control sensitive information with Information Rights Management, and more. Improve the way you manage information, communicate with others, and organize your work all from one place with Outlook 2003.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276991&Culture=en-US

Microsoft Office System: Tips and Tricks for Better Word Documents in Less Time (Level 300)
Tuesday, July 19, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Stephanie Krieger, Document Production Expert
What’s the best thing about Microsoft Office Word 2003? The less work you do, the better your results will be. This deep dive into Word 2003 focuses on Stephanie Krieger’s top 10 tips for working on complex documents in Word. If you want better documents with less work but the idea sounds too good to be true, you’re about to be pleasantly surprised. If you’d viewed Stephanie’s other webcasts or are a “true” Word power user then this advanced webcast is the place to pick up tips that can make a real difference in the way you work with Word every day.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276966&Culture=en-US

Microsoft Office System: Simplify Your Workday with Work Essentials (Level 100)
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
John Smithwick, Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Are there tasks that you encounter everyday that burn up your time? Have you ever had to start a new project but you don’t know where to begin? In this webcast, we tour the Work Essentials Web site, the free, online resource that can help simplify your workday. Work Essentials will introduce you to a world of work-related tips, expert advice, and customizable forms designed for use in a wide variety of occupations. Gain that extra edge and free up your precious time. After all, why reinvent the wheel?
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276739&Culture=en-US

Microsoft Office System: My How You’ve Changed: Side-by-Side Tips for Word 2000 & Word 2003 (Level 100)
Thursday, July 28, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Evan Archilla, Senior Training Specialist, Projectline Services
Remember the good old days of Y2K? If you’re like some Microsoft Office users, the year 2000 is alive and well in your favorite productivity applications. Let go of the past and step into a whole new era of workplace computing with tips and tricks for the Microsoft Office System.  Join us for this informative webcast and learn how Microsoft Office Word 2003 goes beyond Microsoft Office Word 2000, taking in your customer experience and feedback to deliver innovations that you can use to create impressive-looking documents and help you work better with others.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276964&Culture=en-US

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Portals Webcasts for July

TechNet Webcast: Methods for Integrating Lotus Notes and SharePoint (Level 200)
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 – 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Pacific Time
Gary Devendorf, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation
Leverage your Notes Domino environment using the collaborative features of Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services and Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003. This webcast walks through several methods of integrating Lotus Notes/Domino functionality in a SharePoint site. Some of these methods require no code and can be used by non-technical end-users, while other methods require writing small amounts of Microsoft Visual Basic .NET. You will be surprised at how easy this is. You won’t find demos like these anywhere else.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276919&Culture=en-US

Small Business Webcast: Create a Great SharePoint Portal Site with FrontPage 2003 (Level 200)
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Pacific Time
Greg Randall, BDM, Microsoft Corporation
It is easier than you think to create custom Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal sites. Portal sites created with Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 are customizable with Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003. You can use FrontPage to customize everything from the fonts and formatting to the text and graphics on portal site pages. Attend this webcast presentation and see how to create a great SharePoint Portal site while using FrontPage 2003 to enhance your site. During the webcast we’ll also discuss Microsoft “Work Essentials” tools that help you work faster, better and more efficiently.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276898&Culture=en-US

Small Business Webcast: Use SharePoint Services to Contact Your Help Desk (Level 100)
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 – 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Pacific Time
Matt Berg, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Are you looking for a way to enable users in your organization to contact your help desk? Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services might be the solution you need. In this webcast, learn how to set up a help desk connection for all your users and quickly access your company’s computer support team through a SharePoint intranet site.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276900&Culture=en-US

MOM and SMS Webcasts for July

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft System Management Server 2003 Technical Overview (Part 1 of 2) (Level 200)
Friday, July 22, 2005 – 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time
John Baker, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation
This series highlights the new features of Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003, showing how SMS 2003 integrates with network and operating system technologies such as Active Directory and Microsoft Windows Management Instrumentation. In part one of this webcast, we discuss and demonstrate SMS Active Directory integration and review the new SMS Advanced Client. We also cover asset management using software and hardware inventory. Familiarity with SMS is helpful but not required for this session.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276908&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Disk-to-Disk-to-Tape Backup with DPM and Microsoft Partners (Level 200)
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 – 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time
Christopher Whyte, Tech. Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Learn about Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) and independent software vendor solutions that interoperate with DPM to complete the disk-to-disk-to-tape scenario. Join this webcast and see how DPM enables you to streamline your backup infrastructure, use tape more effectively in the datacenter, and lower your overall cost on administrative overhead while protecting the data in your branches.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276926&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft System Management Server 2003 Technical Overview (Part 2 of 2) (Level 200)
Friday, July 29, 2005 – 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time
John Baker, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation
Learn more about the new features of Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003.  The first half of the webcast series covered SMS Advanced Client along with Active Directory integration and asset management. In the final webcast we focus on software distribution and SMS reporting. We examine the software distribution process, including roaming boundaries and the SMS Installer. The session concludes with a brief discussion of SMS reporting features. Familiarity with SMS is helpful but not required for this session.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276930&Culture=en-US

Small Business Server webcasts for July

TechNet Webcast: Small Business Server 2003 Technical Overview (Part 1 of 2) (Level 200)
Friday, July 8, 2005 – 9:30 AM-11:00 AM Pacific Time
Keith Combs, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation
You are aware of Small Business Server 2003, but is it right for you? If it is, which edition best suits your needs? How can you determine its capabilities and ease of use? Join this webcast, which is designed to show the major features in Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 in a fresh, out-of-the-box installation. The presentation concentrates on features common to both Standard and Premium Editions, but also includes a demonstration on Internet Security and Acceleration Server, which is included in only the Premium Edition. Topics include Server Management, Internet Connection and E-mail, Remote Access and Security, and Remote Web Workplace.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276777&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Small Business Server 2003 Technical Overview (Part 2 of 2) (Level 200)
Friday, July 15, 2005 – 9:30 AM-11:00 AM Pacific Time
Blain Barton, TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation
You are aware of Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003, but is it right for you? If it is, which edition best suits your needs? How can you determine its capabilities and ease of use? Join this webcast, which is designed to show the major features in Small Business Server 2003 in a fresh, out-of-the-box installation. The presentation concentrates on features common to both Standard and Premium Editions, but also includes a demonstration on Internet Security and Acceleration Server, which is included in only the Premium Edition. Topics include server management, Internet connection and e-mail, remote access and security, and remote Web workplace.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276783&Culture=en-US

Small Business Webcast: Create a Great SharePoint Portal Site with FrontPage 2003 (Level 200)
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM Pacific Time
Greg Randall, BDM, Microsoft Corporation
It is easier than you think to create custom Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal sites. Portal sites created with Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 are customizable with Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003. You can use FrontPage to customize everything from the fonts and formatting to the text and graphics on portal site pages. Attend this webcast presentation and see how to create a great SharePoint Portal site while using FrontPage 2003 to enhance your site. During the webcast we’ll also discuss Microsoft “Work Essentials” tools that help you work faster, better and more efficiently.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276898&Culture=en-US

Small Business Webcast: Use SharePoint Services to Contact Your Help Desk (Level 100)
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 – 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Pacific Time
Matt Berg, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Are you looking for a way to enable users in your organization to contact your help desk? Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services might be the solution you need. In this webcast, learn how to set up a help desk connection for all your users and quickly access your company’s computer support team through a SharePoint intranet site.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276900&Culture=en-US

Small Business Webcast: Create Your Own Catalogs, Flyers and Business Cards with Publisher 2003 (Level 100)
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Pacific Time
John Stroiney, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation
With Microsoft Office Publisher 2003, it is easier than ever to design, create, and publish professional marketing and communication material in-house. Give us 30 minutes of your time and see how easy it is to use Publisher 2003 to create nearly every type of document you will need. As a bonus, learn about Microsoft “Work Essentials” tools to help you work faster, better and more efficiently.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276910&Culture=en-US

Small Business Webcast: Change the Way You Take Notes with Microsoft OneNote (Level 100)
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Pacific Time
Mike Powell, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 combines the freedom and flexibility of paper notes with the efficiency and power of digital organizational tools.  Join this webcast and see how OneNote 2003 allows you to make the notes you take during meetings at the office accessible to you in digital format. See how OneNote 2003 helps you capture information in multiple ways, then organize and use it according to your needs.  We will also show how the easy search capabilities built into OneNote 2003 make this a powerful tool.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276914&Culture=en-US

Messaging and collaboration Webcasts for July

TechNet Webcast: Accessing Exchange Server from Your Mobile Device (Level 300)
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 – 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time
Paul Limont, Program Manager, Microsoft
Does your organization have all the mobile access it could in the areas of security, flexibility, and affordability? This webcast will discuss and demonstrate how Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 provides secure and affordable remote and mobile access to e-mail and personal information management software across a range of mobile devices. Come discover how to leverage the mobile capabilities of Exchange Server 2003 and the new mobility features available in SP2.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276821&Culture=en-US

Momentum Webcast: Fighting Spam the Microsoft Way (Level 100)
Thursday, July 21, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Microsoft Technical Experts, Microsoft Corporation
Sixty percent of all email hitting your network is spam. Last year alone businesses lost $22 billion due to dealing with unsolicited email. Left uncontrolled, spam severely impacts bandwidth on your network, storage space on your mail server, and support time of your information technology (IT) staff. This webcast discusses how Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003 coupled with Microsoft Exchange Server can maximize the protection of your company’s email while minimizing IT time spent maintaining your network. Join us to learn what you need to combat spam from one end of your network to the other.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276938&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Implementing Messaging Security for Exchange Server Clients (Level 200)
Monday, July 25, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM Pacific Time
Kai Axford, Security Specialist, Microsoft Corporation
To ensure that messages can be read only by the intended recipients, it is as important to provide security for the clients of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 as it is to secure the server itself. Join this webcast to learn about solutions such as using Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension and Information Rights Management to protect e-mail content. We will also discuss remote procedure call over HTTP to help secure client connections to Exchange Server 2003 via the Internet. The presentation concludes with a discussion about how to control access to e-mail attachments and how to manage and secure Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276836&Culture=en-US

Mobility Webcasts for July

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Windows Mobile Enterprise Features
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time
Jason Langridge, Business Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Get a jump on the competition with an early view of the future of the Microsoft Windows platform. Even better, see some of the latest devices available, and some yet to be released. Learn about the enterprise-focused features that are provided by Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs, Pocket PC Phone Editions, and Smartphones. We’ll demonstrate to you how to use these technologies together through scenarios that are enabled by Windows Mobile software for enterprise users.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276579&Culture=en-US

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Windows Mobile in the Warehouse
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 – 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time
Derek Ferguson, MVP Compact Framework, Editor-in-Chief, .NET Developer’s Journal, Magenic Technologies
Find out how your company can leverage rugged, Microsoft Windows Mobile-based industrial devices to improve warehouse productivity and efficiency. This webcast looks at the experiences of a major e-tailing organization that used Windows Mobile solutions to achieve dramatic improvements in their Logistics Center operations. See how they identified the areas within their warehousing system to address through mobilization, and how they selected the appropriate devices and software platforms for their needs. Learn the benefits of the phased approach this organization took toward warehouse mobilization, and discover how your organization might benefit from similar approaches.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276583&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Building a Mobile Portal for Enterprise Employees (Level 300)
Thursday, July 7, 2005 – 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Pacific Time
Richard Jones, Development Director, Anglia Business Solutions
Your organization’s workforce is mobile, but is it as connected as it could be for maximum communication and rapid decision-making? This webcast provides expert step-by-step guidance for empowering a mobile workforce. This presentation shows how to build a mobile portal that can be accessed on Windows Mobile-based Smartphone, Pocket PC, and Tablet PC. This webcast also shows how to present Microsoft SharePoint, MapPoint -including location server- and a variety of other Microsoft products to a mobile, connected workforce.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276816&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Accessing Exchange Server from Your Mobile Device (Level 300)
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 – 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Pacific Time
Paul Limont, Program Manager, Microsoft
Does your organization have all the mobile access it could in the areas of security, flexibility, and affordability? This webcast will discuss and demonstrate how Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 provides secure and affordable remote and mobile access to e-mail and personal information management software across a range of mobile devices. Come discover how to leverage the mobile capabilities of Exchange Server 2003 and the new mobility features available in SP2.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276821&Culture=en-US

MSDN Webcast: New Managed Messaging, State, and Notification APIs in Windows Mobile (Level 300)
Wednesday, July 13, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Robert Levy, Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Take an in-depth look at the new managed application programming interface in Microsoft Windows Mobile for interacting with core device features. In this webcast you will learn how applications can easily interact with Microsoft Office Outlook Mobile Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, and Messaging applications. See how Microsoft Systems Management Server interception enables communication between applications and devices. We will also explore how to build intelligent mobile applications with the Windows Mobile State and Notifications Broker.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032277124&Culture=en-US

MSDN Webcast: Mobile Web Development with ASP.NET 2.0: Introduction (Level 200)
Monday, July 25, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Glen Gordon, MSDN Developer Community Champion, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 makes it easy to create Web applications that target hundreds of devices. You can target Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs, cell phones and pagers, all from a single codebase. In this first of five webcasts, we’ll introduce you to the different approaches for building applications for devices, and when you should choose mobile Web pages. We will walk through the architecture of creating mobile Web applications, including adaptive rendering and device adapters. The discussion will finish up with a high-level look at extensibility, device filtering, templating and data access. We conclude with a high-level look at the topics to be covered in the other four parts of this webcast series.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276882&Culture=en-US

MSDN Webcast: Mobile Web Development with ASP.NET 2.0: Mobile Control Bonanza (Level 200)
Tuesday, July 26, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Glen Gordon, MSDN Developer Community Champion, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 makes it easy to create Web applications that target hundreds of devices. You can target Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs, cell phones and pagers, all from a single codebase. In this second of five webcasts, we’ll show you how to work with each of the mobile controls, including Form, Panel, Calendar, PhoneCall, TextView, various validation controls and more. This webcast brings you what you will need to succeed in the Microsoft .NET Framework.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276940&Culture=en-US

MSDN Webcast: Mobile Web Development with ASP.NET 2.0: Data Access and Security (Level 200)
Wednesday, July 27, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Glen Gordon, MSDN Developer Community Champion, Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft ASP.NET 2.0 makes it easy to create Web applications that target hundreds of devices. You can target Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PCs, cell phones and pagers, all from a single codebase. In this third of five webcasts, we show you how to manage data in a mobile Web application using data-bound controls and other features of Microsoft ADO.NET 2.0. We also look at ways to implement authentication and authorization in a mobile Web application.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276943&Culture=en-US

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Mobile Security: It’s Not an Oxymoron (Level 100)
Tuesday, July 19, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Byron Hynes, Microsoft Certified Trainer and Consultant, independent consultant
In the rush to empower users with anytime, anywhere e-mail and data, have you considered the impact this might have on your security and privacy policies? Can unauthorized users intercept valuable and proprietary company data during transmission? If a user’s mobile phone or Microsoft Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC is lost or stolen, have the bad guys captured the keys to the kingdom? This webcast provides planning guidance and describes scenarios for securely deploying Windows Mobile-based devices to an enterprise-level Microsoft Windows-based network. Become familiar with emerging mobile security issues and common pitfalls, learn valuable mitigation techniques, and find out what you need to consider to improve security in your enterprise policy.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032277088&Culture=en-US

TechNet Webcast: Windows Mobile Platform Security Drilldown for the Enterprise (Level 300)
Thursday, July 28, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Dave Field, Enterprise Program Manager, Microsoft Mobile Devices Product Group, Microsoft Corporation
Mobile networking is a powerful concept, but it also changes the rules when it comes to security. Join this webcast to learn about Microsoft Windows Mobile security features from the Enterprise perspective. We will cover how identified security threats are mitigated utilizing Windows Mobile platform security components. The presentation will include best practices for network and mobile security with Windows Mobile-based devices derived from our intense and extensive experience in this realm.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276838&Culture=en-US

Real Time Collaboration Webcasts for July

Microsoft Executive Circle Webcast: Introducing Office Live Communications Server 2005 and the New Office Communicator 2005 Solution
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 – 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Time
Paul Haverstock, Architect, Microsoft
Walk through the architecture and design of Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005 and the new Microsoft Office Communicator 2005 solution, and learn how it integrates with the Microsoft Office family.  In this webcast, we will discuss how Live Communications Server (LCS) can easily federate with other LCS implementations and with public instant messaging networks, like AOL and Yahoo, and how this integration is designed with security and audit in mind.  In conclusion we will discuss recent announcements, such as Research in Motion’s plan to include Communicator with their popular Blackberry devices, and look at what’s in store for LCS and Communicator in the future.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032272906&Culture=en-US

Small Business Webcast: Use Live Meeting to Reach Out To Your Customers (Level 100)
Friday, July 29, 2005 – 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Chris Smith, Business Development Manager, Microsoft Corporation
Do you have customers in far off regions of the world? Is it expensive trying to reach those customers? Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 gives you the power to work together with colleagues, customers, and suppliers, no matter where you are. For online meetings, training, and events, Live Meeting 2005 is the effective meeting solution that enables you to collaborate with groups of three or thousands without even leaving your desk. Join us for this 60-minute free webcast to see how Live Meeting can help you reach those customers and save money doing it.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032276921&Culture=en-US