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Hyper-V and the Cloneable Domain Controller

Is the new feature an IT game changer or an unnecessary headache?

Windows 8 Surpasses XP User Market Share

More than four months after Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP, Windows 8 has finally overtaken the unsupported OS, according to Web site analytics firm StatCounter.

Using PowerShell To Evaluate Storage Health

Here's how to access the information you need when analyzing storage status.

My Wish List for the Next Version of Hyper-V

Native third-party support tops the list.

What's the Future for Surface Tablets?

Will Nadella's Microsoft look to stop its Surface push? Or will the company give it some more time to grow?

'Windows 9' Might Come with a New Software Update Policy

Microsoft's rumored "Windows 9" next-generation operating system might kick off a more regular update release cycle from Microsoft.

Microsoft's Support Policies Have Changed with Faster Windows Releases

Microsoft's new faster software release cycles have affected its product lifecycle support polices as well, in unusual ways.

What's the Deal with Windows 8.2?

While the rumor of the major next update did not pan out for this month, Brien Posey argues that big changes for Windows 8 could still be making its way through the pipeline.

IT Pros Face August 12 Deadline on Updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

August 12 will be a big milestone day for IT pros managing Microsoft's latest Windows operating systems.

Microsoft To Issue 'Minor' Updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 on August 12

Microsoft announced today that it will start to deliver new updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 on Aug. 12.

Windows 8.1 Update 2 Rumored To Appear on August 12

Media reports on Monday pointed to a possible confirmation of a rumored Windows 8.1 Update 2 release, coming next month.

Microsoft Touts Windows and Windows Phone at WPC Event

Microsoft's Day 3 keynote talk at its Worldwide Partner Conference offered a recap on where Microsoft is taking its Windows and Windows Phone operating system platforms.

Microsoft Launches Windows 8.1 Portal Customization Technology

Microsoft announced on Friday that it has "launched" a custom portal technology for organizations called "Windows Apportals."

Microsoft Issues an Update to Windows Update

Microsoft this week issued an update to its Windows Update/Microsoft Update client that aims to strengthen security for certain Windows users.

Microsoft Changes IE 11 Password Handling on Windows 8.1

Microsoft changed how Internet Explorer 11 handles password information on forms with the aim of giving users more control.

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