In a recent Windows 7 update designated as a performance and reliability patch, there's also a sought after component that allows computers running Windows 7 SP1 to create remote connections to computers running Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2....More
A new Group Policy object for Windows Server 2012 R2 that applies to Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.1 RT, is the ability to have the remote computer to boot directly into the last logged-on user's Windows session, just as they left it....More
Today, Microsoft has released an update to IE11 that they are labeling a "reliability" update. I've not had IE11 bomb at all, so I'm hoping this new update is, in reality, a huge compatibility fix. I'll report back when I find out....More
While Microsoft has struggled in its transition from PCs to devices, this week's releases of Windows 8.1 and Surface 2 suggest that the firm's strategy is sound: Give 1.5 billion PC users a path forward into the post-PC world....More
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