Windows 8/RT


Survey: Windows IT Pros Give Thumbs Up to Windows 8

According to a survey of approximately 1,400 IT pros, 20.7 percent said they were "very interested" and 40.2 percent were "somewhat interested" in Windows 8 for their companies.

Ballmer: Windows 8 To Have '500 Million' Users by End of 2013

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft's CEO, predicted on Tuesday that 500 million users will have Windows 8 devices by the end of next year.

Microsoft Explains Windows 8 Boot Options

Users of Windows 8 will experience a different way of accessing their PC's boot options, which Microsoft described on Tuesday.

Microsoft Releases MAP Toolkit 7.0 Beta

A beta of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit version 7.0 was released last week.

Microsoft Offering Improved CHKDSK Utility in Windows 8

Microsoft explained this week that it has updated its venerable CHKDSK utility for Windows 8.

Mozilla Lawyer: Windows RT Excluding Other Browsers

An attorney at Mozilla suggested on Wednesday that Microsoft may be moving into antitrust territory by effectually restricting browser choice on Windows RT.

Microsoft Adding Remote Desktop Services Improvements to Windows Server 2012

Microsoft described what's to come with Remote Desktop Services (RDS) when Windows Server 2012 rolls out.

Microsoft To Charge for Media Center in Windows 8

Microsoft on Thursday further clarified the status of its Media Center consumer entertainment application in the forthcoming Windows 8 operating system.

Server Message Block 3.0: Microsoft's New Storage Model

Considering buying a SAN? Stop what you're doing. The world of storage is about to change and its future lies in a surprisingly familiar protocol: the Server Message Block (SMB).

Microsoft Kills 'Windows Live' Brand

Microsoft plans to abandon its "Windows Live" nomenclature over the next few months as it prepares to roll out Windows 8.

June 'Release Preview' for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Announced

Microsoft announced yesterday that it plans to release another test version of Windows 8, called a "release preview," in the first week of June.

Windows 8 Enterprise Edition To Bring VDI Licensing Complications

According to independent experts, licensing for Windows 8 Enterprise virtual desktops may end up costing you more and/or bring new restrictions.

Microsoft Announces App Cloud Management Service for Windows RT Devices

Microsoft explained today how devices running Windows RT, or Windows 8 on ARM hardware, can be used for both personal and business purposes.

'Windows Server 2012' and System Center 2012 Announced at MMS

Microsoft today announced that its code-named Windows Server 8 solution now has the official product name of "Windows Server 2012."

Windows 8 and ARM-Based 'Windows RT' Editions Named

Microsoft named the upcoming editions of Windows 8 on Monday, both for x86/x64 machines and ARM devices.

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