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Microsoft Readies a Lineup of 9 for April's Security Update

An Internet Explorer fix should be the top priority for IT on Tuesday.

How To Configure and Provision Hyper-V Host Servers with SCVVM

Your guide to using System Center Virtual Machine Manager to configure your VMs and hosts.

How Secure Are Windows Store Apps?

Can Microsoft's sandbox protect applications from the attacks of yesterday?

Microsoft's Device Future Will Include Big Displays

According to Mary Jo Foley, it's not jut Xbox consoles and tablets -- Microsoft also has it's eye on PPI displays (and they'll play into Redmond's services aspirations, as well).

Application Virtualization Vote: Yea or Nay?

Help Greg Shields settle an ongoing debate regarding app virtualization with Don Jones by "voting" in the comments!

Understanding System Center & the Private Cloud

System Center has morphed into a true private cloud platform. Here's a quick overview of what this means and how your IT infrastructure can take advantage of it.

Your Take: Bringing Back the Start Button?

Readers' thoughts on whether the Start button should return.

Getting Rid of Nag-Ware

Being bogged down by application messages can disrupt anybody's productivity. Brien discusses how you can cut down on these nagging (and sometimes harmful) messages.

Coping with a Battery Backup Failure

Brien discusses his process of replacing a backup battery and gives some insight on how to avoid this issue in the future.

Microsoft Employee Info Being Hacked Through Xbox Live

And one security expert unravels the tangled web of related attacks.

IE 10 Running on Surface Hacked in 10 Minutes

The Pwn2Own contest has already taken down Microsoft's latest Internet browser.

Clearing Up Microsoft Office/Surface Rumors

Is it true you don't receive the full version of Office on your Surface tablet? Can you not upgrade to a different version? Brien Posey takes some time to clear the air on these and many other questions.

Stop Your IT Teams from Wasting Time and Money

You, as the IT manager, are responsible for finding places to automate and making sure it happens.

Apple on Android Malware: 'Be Safe Out There'

Apple would like to remind you that attackers like infect Android customers with malware.

Microsoft's March Security Update Will Include 7 Bulletins

This month will bring us four "critical" and three "important" bulletins.

HTML 5 Hole Could Fill Hard Drive with Junk Data

Clicking on a Web site could cause your hard drive to be filled with unwanted and harmful data in a short period of time.

Could a Gesture-Based UI Unlock Windows 8's True Potential?

For an IT community that has so far been hesitant to add touch-based monitors to the enterprise, a solution for unlocking Windows 8's true potential could lie in Microsoft's Kinect hardware.

What Will It Take for Microsoft's Surface to Sell?

Mary Jo Foley argues that if Microsoft's table is to start flying off the shelves, a serious price cut and the addition of differing models that the public actually wants are needed.

RSA: Virtualization, BYOD Are Top Concerns for Security Experts

Survey shows that corporations are not keeping up with security demand.

The Future of Microsoft Surface

To find lasting success for Microsoft's tablet, the company needs to show how the device has lasting staying power compared to the competing iPad.

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