Windows 8/RT


Microsoft Halts Windows 8.1 Update for WSUS 3.2 Users

Microsoft has temporarily suspended the release of the new Windows 8.1 Update as delivered through some versions of Windows Server Update Services.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Now Available

Microsoft released an update to Windows Server 2012 R2 on Wednesday to its tech service subscribers.

Q&A: Microsoft Outlines Window 8.1 Improvements for the Enterprise

Microsoft's Erwin Visser, general manager of Windows and Windows Phone Commercial Marketing, took time out to explain some of the nuances of Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 for larger organizations.

Windows 8.1 Update Arriving April 8 with New Start Screen

Microsoft talked today about the coming Windows 8.1 Update, which is planned for delivery through a system's Windows Update service on April 8.

Microsoft Previews Virtual Desktop Starter Kit

Microsoft released a software tool today for testing virtual desktop infrastructure scenarios using its Remote Desktop Services protocol.

Running PowerShell's Best Practices Analyzer

Use PowerShell's baked-in analyzer to set up best practice scans.

Surface 2 with LTE Support for Additional $130 Now Available

Microsoft today released a version of its Surface 2 tablet with mobile LTE support on AT&T's 4G network for $130 more than its Wi-Fi-only Surface 2 model.

Mozilla Pulls Firefox for Windows 8 Citing Low Use Rates

Mozilla last week announced that it has stopped Firefox browser production for Windows 8.

How to Use Data Deduplication in Windows Server 2012 R2

Brien Posey shows you how to take advantage of one of Windows Server's newest tricks.

Microsoft Releases Workplace Join for Windows 7 Test Software

Microsoft has released "workplace join" for Windows 7 at its Microsoft Connect portal.

Microsoft Reportedly Lowering Windows 8.1 Costs to OEMs

Microsoft appears to be making moves to combat its slipping operating system market share.

Microsoft Planning To Automate WinSxS Cleanup in Windows 8.1

Microsoft is planning to improve its Component Store Cleanup utility in Windows 8.1.

Windows 8.1 Update 1 Reportedly at RTM Status

Microsoft's first update to Windows 8.1 has already hit "release-to-manufacturing" status, according to reports.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Updates Coming This Spring

Microsoft plans to release updates to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 sometime this spring.

Dell Supports Storage Spaces on Windows Server 2012 R2

Dell today announced hardware product support for Microsoft's "storage spaces" feature of Windows Server 2012 R2.

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