Microsoft announced that it will fix a dangerous new zero-day security flaw in Windows that it says is being exploited by hackers in Russia. But Microsoft is also understandably outraged that Google inexplicably outed the flaw before a patch was ready.
Windows has an unfixable security flaw. That’s the frightening conclusion of this researcher, who says he can inject code—at will—into browsers and other Windows apps. It affects all versions of Windows released in the past 16 years, he says. And it can’t be patched, without breaking legitimate desktop apps. It could be bad for containerized server workloads, too…
Microsoft is making significant changes to how it updates Windows and Server products; these updates go live starting tomorrow which means it is important for you to be prepared.
Microsoft is making a big bet by changing how it will patch older versions of Windows with a goal of reducing the complexity of the Windows ecosystem but will it pay off?
Microsoft to change how older Windows versions get patches. For better or worse, it’ll be more like the Windows 10 way. Next Patch Tuesday, prepare for a single rollup patch. This means you won’t be able to pick and choose the patches that work for you. And that’s good, because… um, reasons.
Support for Windows 8 is coming to an end, which marks the closure of an era for an operating system that cost two executives their jobs and significantly hurt the company’s mobile initiatives.
Microsoft will end support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 this week which means that if you are still using the browser, your PC will soon become vulnerable to external threats as no future security patches will be released.
Microsoft is ending support for all prior version of IE11 for Windows 7/8 but to help ease the transition, the company has announced new features.
Learn how to disconnect a Microsoft account from a local Windows 8 account in this Ask the Admin by Russell Smith.
The “clipboard” where the Windows operating system stores the pieces of text, graphical images or other information that has been cut or copied, as a temporary buffer until you paste somewhere else or reboot the computer, then all the information in the buffer is cleared. While the clipboard can contain more than one piece of […]
Daniel Petri shares a tip for launching the command prompt in Windows 8 in any file directory, without the help of the change directory command.
Daniel Petri shares four easy and efficient methods for taking screen captures in Windows 8, including options with the Windows Snipping Tool and Microsoft OneNote.
Can’t decide between Windows 8.1 Pro or Enterprise Editions? Russell Smith provides breaks down differences in each edition to make your decision easier.