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Many Microsoft Products Losing Support After April 8, Not Just Windows XP

Today's April 8 date marks the end, not just for Windows XP, but for many other Microsoft software products as well.

Microsoft Issues Last XP Security Fixes in Small April Patch

Microsoft's April Security Update features only two "critical" bulletins.

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 Users Face New Upgrade Deadlines

Microsoft released updates today to Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2, which would be unsurprising except for some strong language coming from Microsoft, warning of installation deadlines.

Reader Survey: The Death of Windows XP

As Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows XP and ends support for the 2003 versions of Office and Exchange, IT faces difficult choices and a variety of options.

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.

Microsoft Pulls SP1 for SharePoint 2013

Microsoft has removed the availability of its recently released Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2013.

What To Expect from TechEd 2014

While Microsoft has had a very strong cloud focus in the past few years, look for a deeper on-premise enterprise theme at this year's event.

Windows Server 2012 R2 Update Now Available

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

SharePoint 2013 Getting SQL Server 2014 Support in April

Microsoft announced a few SharePoint details this week, with some good and some bad news.

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.

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 Fixes Windows Server 2003 and IE 8 SVCHOST Issue

IT pros may start to see lots of expired Internet Explorer updates showing up in their logs.

Microsoft: Office 2013 Conflicts with Some VPNs

Microsoft this week noted a potential limitation that may affect some organizations' ability to use the Office 2013 client to retrieve documents housed on SharePoint Server.

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