In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith explains the changes to how default app file associations are managed in Windows 10.
Because it’s beginning to look a lot like Festivus, this edition of Short Takes looks at the success of Windows 10, Microsoft’s ASLR blunders, Microsoft’s new-new gaming strategy, and much, much more.
Microsoft is forcing every company of every size to modernize their IT practices and while this may be a good thing for some, for others, it is creating a serious burden.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith explains how Windows Defender System Guard reorganizes existing security defenses.
Because perfect is the enemy of good, this edition of Short Takes looks at Windows as a (dis)service, Windows 10 on ARM performance, Satya Nadella’s biggest problem, Surface Book 2, and more.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith explains how Controlled Folder Access can help protect users against ransomware.
After early adopters were not able to upgrade in time, Microsoft is extending support of Windows 10 1511 by six months for Enterprise and Education customers.
Because friends don’t let friends use Linux, this edition of Short Takes looks at Kroger’s Amazon problem, Salesforce’s CEO problem, the enterprise’s LinkedIn problem, Intel’s GPU problem, and all kinds of other problems.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how you can manage the new OneDrive Files On-Demand feature in the Fall Creators Update.
Microsoft is expanding the footprint of Advanced Threat Protection with the ability to now monitor iOS and Android devices.
Because there’s a new Call of Duty out and I feel a, ahem, cold coming on, this edition of Short Takes looks at the Xbox One X, a very public Edge crash, a free way to upgrade to Windows 10, and more.
Because quarterly earnings are in the air, this edition of Short Takes focuses on Microsoft’s earnings announcement this week.
Because I’m about to be gonged again, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s market cap, the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft’s iffy security disclosure history, and much more.