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WaaS! What Windows as a Service means for IT professionals

Windows as a service means less control for IT professionals. Faster upgrade cycles, single rollup patching, and no more service packs. Aggressive upgrade cycles means that you can no longer deploy a version of...

Windows 10 Vulnerability – Edge Browser users Safe

The vulnerability is called Strontium, found in Windows code. Google stumbled across the flaw, and wrote a blog post in late October stating the affects on Adobe’s Flash media player. Google’s polic...

Top 3 Identity Management Solution Recommendations

 Identity-Management-as-a-Service (IDaaS) provider aids with identifying individuals in a system (such as a country, a network, or an enterprise) and controlling their access to resources within that system by ...

Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks PowerShell

The latest Microsoft cumulative patch for the Anniversary update had unexpected consequences for PowerShell, the command line shell and scripting language. Notes accompanying the release suggest that this was n...

Monthly patch rollups for Windows 7, 8.1 start October 2016

Monthly patch rollups for the Windows 7, 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 and Server 2012 R2 operating systems will commence in October 2016. Microsoft will also move the same monthly rollup mod...

Windows 10 – Taking Tricks from Malware

  Microsoft has been long pushing its users to jump aboard the Windows 10 train. But have they crossed the line? Tech writer for Computer World, Preston Gralla, explains how Windows 10 took over his wife&#...

Microsoft’s HoloLens Platform is Open to Partners

  Microsoft took a leap this week, deciding to open it’s Windows Holographic platform to hardware developers creating virtual and augmented reality devices. Windows 10 partners can create their own m...

Windows Anniversary Update – Increased RAM Requirement

According to Microsoft, the Windows Anniversary Update will double the amount of RAM needed in order to run, which could be problematic for anyone using an older machine or running on a very small hard drive. W...

3 Ways to Make Windows 10 Less Annoying

Sign in with a local account rather than a Microsoft account Microsoft doesn’t exactly make this option super accessible to its customers. It’s not in big bold letters, but it can be done. As many o...

July 29th Marks the End of Free Windows 10 Upgrade

If you are one of the many that is stalling on upgrading to Windows 10 for free, now is the time to make moves. July 29th marks the end of the free upgrade offered by Microsoft, after July 29th Windows 10 will ...