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Microsoft's Security Essentials Fails Latest Antivirus Test

Keeping up its poor showing in AV-Test's assessments, the free offering from Microsoft scored a zero when it came to protection.

Satya Nadella's One-Year Report Card as Redmond's CEO

Here's how Microsoft's third CEO did in his first year.

Time Is Running Out for Windows Server 2003

Official support for the aged Microsoft product ends this summer. Is your shop ready?

How To Use PowerShell To Retrieve Basic System Information

Also create a script that will allow you to pick and choose which information you want to receive.

Restoring Deleted Site Collections with SharePoint

Here's a step-by-step walkthrough on how to restore lost site collection.

Google Discloses 2 More Windows Bugs

The flaws reside in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

How To Create a Self-Signed Certificate

Using the MakeCert utility of the Windows SDK will allow for you to issue your own self-signed certs.

Exporting Data from an Active Directory Organizational Unit

A look at exporting your user information from Active Directory.

My 2015 Tech Predictions: Windows 10 Will Be a Hit

This year may bring some big changes on the back of Microsoft's upcoming OS release.

Microsoft's Light January Patch Includes 1 'Critical' Windows Fix

Today's release also includes a bulletin that addresses the Windows 8.1 zero-day flaw that was discovered by Google.

My 2014 Tech Predictions Revisited

What did I get right and where did I fail miserably?

Microsoft Calls Google's Windows Security Disclosure a 'Gotcha' Move

Microsoft said that Google released information on a Windows 8.1 flaw even though a fix was on its way.

Why Microsoft Should Make Windows 10 Free

After the mediocre reception for Windows 8 and 8.1, Microsoft may have to take drastic measures to bring back excitement for the Windows OS brand.

Predicting the Unpredictable from Microsoft

In more than three decades of closely observing Microsoft, there's never been a year as unpredictable as the past 12 months in Redmond.

Microsoft Kills Public Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications

The company cited that the general lack of interest by organizations led to the change.

Microsoft Overhauls Desktop Infrastructure Cert

The improved and replaced cert, now available, is called MCSE: Enterprise Devices and Apps.

Google Pulls Curtain Back on Windows 8.1 Zero-Day Flaw

Microsoft said it is currently finishing up on a fix.

Skilling Up the IT Team

While your IT staff may be technically proficient, that's not the only skills to consider for a winning team.

First Impressions: Windows Server 10 Hyper-V Preview

Is Microsoft finally preparing a version of Hyper-V that can compete with VMware?

Wearable Technology: How Practical Is It?

Brien takes a spin with Microsoft Band smartwatch.

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