Category: Windows 8

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  

January 12th 2016 end of support for Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9 & 10 and Windows 8.0

As of tomorrow only Internet Explorer 11 and Edge will be the only browser versions of Microsoft receiving further security updates. If you’re still running a previous version IE, an urgent upgrade is pending… From the Microsoft Support Lifecycle page: Beginning January 12, 2016, only the most current version of Internet Explorer available for a supported …

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Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 Released! Great New Features!

A great update to the aged version 2.2 2.7 Fixes & Features From the above help file.  Please review the help file for details. New features Virtual machine connect-to-console support Client size options come from the application config file (RDCMan.exe.config) rather than being hard-coded. View.Client size.Custom menu item shows the current size View.Client size => …

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Mouse Without Borders

Consider this, you’re sitting at your desk. On it, you’ve got a desktop PC, a laptop and a Surface. Haven’t you ever wished that you could use a single keyboard and mouse to control all of those devices without having to fiddle with any cables? While you could invest in additional hardware to do just …

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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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Update not applicable trying to update your (european) Surface RT to 8.1 Preview?

quick fix: – make sure you have the English language installed check language / your default language set to English US / check options, ‘windows display language’ states should be enabled.(if not select the download option) – in HKey_Local_Machine/System/CurrentControlSet/Control/Nls/Language change the string “InstallLanguage” to 409 – restart your Surface, and retry the update for http://preview.windows.com The …

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Windows 8.1 Preview now available, download here!

Microsoft have finally released the highly anticipated Windows 8.1 Preview for the public to download and install. The Preview was shown off earlier today at the BUILD developer conference, where Microsoft talked about the updates many new features. The download is being distributed via a few different methods. The Preview is available via the Windows …

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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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Windows 8.1 Preview will be available as an ISO on June 26

For those who have been eagerly waiting for information regarding Windows 8.1 and whether or not it will be available in ISO format, today we have good news. The Windows 8.1 Preview will be available in ISO format the same day the update is pushed to the Windows Store, which means you can dual-boot or …

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