Windows 8/RT


Windows 8.1 Reportedly Released to Manufacturers

According to insider sources, Microsoft's Windows 8 upgrade, scheduled for release on Oct. 17, has hit the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone.

German Agency Sees Security Issues with Windows 8 and TPM 2.0

A German government agency indicated yesterday that is it investigating issues associated with using Windows 8 and the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0.

Reconfiguring Windows Server Startup

Save on resources by evaluating and modifying what's running during startup.

Microsoft Announces Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Hitting OEMs in October

The first major update to Microsoft's embedded operating system for intelligent devices, Windows Embedded 8 Industry, will reach original equipment manufacturers on Oct. 18, Microsoft announced late last week.

Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager Preview Available

Microsoft has rolled out a limited public preview of a Windows Azure-based disaster recovery solution for private clouds.

Configuring Hyper-V Resource Metering

Here's how to check the resource allocation for one or a collection of virtual machines.

Microsoft Adding 'Restricted Admin Mode' for Windows Remote Desktop

Microsoft is developing a new "restricted administration mode" security measure for use with its Remote Desktop Protocol.

UPDATE: Windows Server 2012 R2 Costs Going Up 28 Percent

Windows Server 2012 R2 will arrive with price hikes on some licensing, according to newly published Microsoft documentation.

Top 8 Windows 8.1 Features and Fixes

The Windows 8.1 Preview reveals a much improved OS that fixes many of the flaws in the original Windows 8 release. Here's what to look for in the new OS.

Second-Gen Surface Tablet in Works per Nvidia CEO

Microsoft is developing a second-generation Surface tablet product line, a press report suggests.

ASUS Dumps Windows RT Line; Acer Scales Back Production

Executives from ASUSTek Computer Inc. and Acer Inc. announced this week that their companies are planning to decrease production of some of their Windows-based PCs and tablet devices.

My Top Tips for Tracking Down CPU-Intensive Processes

Is your server running sluggish? Find out where all the juice is being sucked up with these suggestions.

Microsoft Adding New BYOD Security Features to Windows 8.1

Many of the new security upgrades in Microsoft's OS update will focus on securing personal devices.

Active Directory How To: Implementing the New Windows Server 2012 DAC

The process for implementing the new Dynamic Access Control feature will be a timely endeavor for enterprises. Here's how you get started.

Microsoft Releases Application Request Router 3.0

Microsoft announced the release of Application Request Router 3.0 late last week.

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