Category: Windows 7

Further simplifying servicing models for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

Microsoft is changing the way Windows 7 & 8 are updated to simplify you update & patching work: In our announcement earlier in May, we introduced a Convenience Rollup update for Windows 7 SP1 and a shift to monthly rollups of non-security updates for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows 8.1. Based on your feedback, today …

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Slides on LAPS – Local Admin Password Solution session

Hi, if you attendend or dit not attend this session on April 27th you may wanted to download the slides. Click the link below to view/open the slide deck. Technine.be – LAPS – BartBultinck – Local Admin Password Solution – Microsoft Security Advisory –  3062591 kind regards //Bart  

Out-of-Band Release to Address Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983

At approximately 10 a.m. PDT, we will release an out-of-band security update to address the issue affecting Internet Explorer (IE) that was first discussed in Security Advisory 2963983. This update is fully tested and ready for release for all affected versions of the browser. The majority of customers have automatic updates enabled and will not …

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Internet Explorer 11 RTM now available for Windows 7 users

The final version of Internet Explorer 11 is now available to download for Windows 7 users running Service Pack 1. Those who wish to wait for Internet Explorer 10 to be upgraded automatically will receive Internet Explorer 11 in the coming weeks. You don’t have to wait for the update though, as Microsoft has made …

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Microsoft talks more about IE10 security features

In May, NSS Labs issued the results of its study of web browsers in terms of blocking malware. It showed Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 blocking 99.96 percent of all malware during their test period, which was a much better percentage than Chrome or Firefox. Today, Microsoft went over some of the features in IE10 that …

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Microsoft releases KB2839011 to address Windows 7’s infinite reboot bug caused by KB2823324 update

During April 2013 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released an update for Windows 7 (KB2823324) which was a security update for the Windows 7 file system kernel-mode driver. Unfortunately for some users, this update has resulted in an infinite reboot loop. Microsoft is aware of this issue and has issued a formal statement. “We’ve determined that the …

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