Using a PC app, a Windows Phone app and a Bluetooth connection, you can now pair your Windows smartphone with Microsoft Office 2013, giving the ability to remotely control functions of PowerPoint, Excel, and Word....More
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
Microsoft has just announced HERE that IE11 for Windows 7 is available worldwide starting today. They will start updating Windows 7 SP1 customers automatically through Windows Update in the coming weeks....More
After years of standardization on Windows XP, IT will predictably standardize on Windows 7 (and Office 2010) for the foreseeable future. But I think it's time to pull systems management out of the Dark Ages....More
Microsoft will distribute IE11 through Automatic Updates (AU) and Windows Update (WU) along with regularly scheduled patches. Like they have done in the past, Microsoft has released a toolkit that allows organizations to halt the automatic installation of IE11 so they can manage the distribution throughout the infrastructure....More
The new Windows Update Cleanup installs and plugs in to the standard Windows 7 Disk Cleanup wizard maintenance utility. Once installed, Windows Update Cleanup becomes just another option you can choose in the wizard....More
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-- December 5: Hyper-V
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-- January 23: Implementing a Private Cloud for Your Organization
Windows Server 2012 R2 provides a huge number of changes and new capabilities to Windows Server 2012. These changes affect not only the datacenter with enhancements to virtualization, storage, and networking but also to the desktop environment and Bring Your Own Device scenarios. This event will dive into some of the more advanced Windows Server 2012 R2 features, help you understand their benefit, and show you how to start implementing.