Windows 8/RT


Dynamic Access Control: An Active Directory Game Changer

Dynamic Access Control in Windows Server 2012 can help IT improve file server authorization and authentication by reducing Active Directory groups.

Create an Active Directory 'Appliance' with Windows Server 2012

While Microsoft may recommend installing the "Server Core" version of Windows Server 2012, it may not be the right fit for you.

Windows 8 -- What Microsoft Got Right

Brien points to Windows 8's metered Internet settings and others as very useful touches Microsoft included in its latest OS.

Businesses Face Choices in Buying Windows 8 Devices

Microsoft offered guidelines for businesses buying new Windows 8 devices, as well as Windows RT machines.

System Center 2012 SP1 Hits RTM, Arriving 'Early January'

Microsoft announced this week that System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 reached its "release-to-manufacturing" milestone.

Third-Party Retailers To Sell Surface Tablets

Microsoft announced this week that non-Microsoft outlets will be able to start selling Microsoft's Surface tablets soon.

Windows 8 Pro Users Can Get Media Center at No Extra Cost

Microsoft is offering a limited-time deal to its Windows 8 Pro customers in which they can add Media Center at no extra cost.

Re-Imagining the Windows Administrator

There's no longer a firm dividing line between IT and development skills -- especially not with Microsoft System Center 2012. Greg Shields explains why.

Windows 8 Launch Hit by Slow Consumer Device Sales

A consumer marketing firm found that Windows device sales haven't got much of a Windows 8 push so far.

UPDATE: Microsoft Surface Pro Pricing Unveiled

Microsoft today unveiled the prices that it will charge for its Surface tablet-PCs running Windows 8 Pro.

Reller Touts Windows 8 Upgrade Success at Financial Analyst Event

The new head of the Windows business at Microsoft explained Windows 8 to financial analysts today, dropping a few stats along the way.

First 48: A Weekend with Microsoft's Surface Tablet

After only using the device for a couple of days, Brien shares some of his initial thoughts on the the Windows RT-based hardware.

Survey Analysis: Businesses Not as Keen on Moving to Windows 8

Forrester Research is seeing some signs that businesses might be slower to adopt Windows 8 compared with its predecessor.

Windows 8 Patching Right on Schedule

Discovered vulnerabilities this early in the software's lifecycle should be neither shocking or unexpected.

Sinofsky Denies Leadership Clash as Reason for Leaving Microsoft

The departure of Microsoft Windows Division President Steven Sinofsky this week has generated press rumors, but Sinofsky himself has offered a blanket denial.

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