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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.

Microsoft to Developers: .NET Support Isn't Going Away

Mary Jo Foley recaps Microsoft's attempt to please .NET developers by explaining that HTML 5 and JavaScript won't be the only building tools available in Windows 8 app development at this year's Build conference.

PowerShell 4: Take the 'Dumb' out of Configuration Management

Greg Shields shares how Powershell's Desired State Configuration continues its evolution in transforming documentation into functioning code.

Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview Now Available

Microsoft today released Windows 8.1 Enterprise Preview and described its features.

Windows 8.1 Preview Getting Third Wave of Updates

Microsoft this week released three more nonsecurity updates to Windows 8.1 Preview.

Should Windows Server 2012 R2 Be a Service Pack Instead?

Don Jones discusses that Microsoft might bring more to its latest version if it went with a service pack instead of a full update.

Working with PowerShell Scripts

Brien walks you through how to craft and excute scripts in PowerShell.

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