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Windows 7 To Fall Out of Support in One Year

January 14 marks a one-year period before the end of support for Windows 7.

Microsoft Targeting 7GB of Reserved Storage for Windows 10 Updates

Microsoft wants about 7GB of your PC's storage space to keep Windows 10 up to date and reliable.

Windows 7 File Share and Connection Problems Traced to January Patch KB4480970

Windows 7 was a notable victim of this month's "update Tuesday" security patch releases by Microsoft, according to various accounts.

Microsoft Teams Getting Added Support for 'Firstline' Workers

Microsoft Teams will be getting a few enhancements for so-called "firstline" workers, the company announced on Wednesday.

Microsoft Previews New Portal for Configuring Office 365 ProPlus Policies

Microsoft this week introduced a preview of a new Office Client Policy Service for organizations using the Office 365 ProPlus productivity suite.

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Sneaky Office 365 Changes Coming This Year

Microsoft is making a few notable changes this year for Office 365 business subscribers, but they could be flying somewhat under the radar screens of IT pros.

Microsoft Delivers Mild January Security Patch Bundle

Microsoft offered a relatively mild "update Tuesday" bundle of security fixes in its January release this month.

Microsoft Adds Minor Improvements to SharePoint Migration Tool

Microsoft has improved its free SharePoint Migration Tool, which is used to shift files from SharePoint Server 2013 to SharePoint Online and OneDrive.

Exchange Online Forensics Now Bolstered by Session ID Info

Organizations using the Exchange Online e-mail messaging service now are getting the ability to use session ID information in Exchange Online audit logs to better detect attacks.

Microsoft Announces Coming SharePoint Online Webparts and Other Improvements

Microsoft recently described a bunch of SharePoint Online improvements, some of which may be starting to arrive for Office 365 subscribers.

New Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance Offerings Arriving Next Month

Two new Microsoft 365 service bundles will be available next month, with one focused on security and the other on compliance.

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Top 10 Microsoft Headlines of 2018

Microsoft product milestones and updates dominated our most popular news articles of the year.

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Top 10 Microsoft Tips and Analyses of 2018

Here are the year's most popular explainers and how-to columns -- along with some plain, old "Why did Microsoft do that?" musings thrown in.

Microsoft Recaps Delivery Optimization Bandwidth Controls for Organizations

Microsoft expects organizations using its Delivery Optimization peer-to-peer update scheme will optimally see 60 percent to 70 percent improvements in terms of network bandwidth use.

Microsoft Highlights Emerging Kubernetes Scalability and Governance Efforts

Microsoft this week highlighted some emerging efforts to improve both the scalability and governance of the open source Kubernetes container orchestration service.

Microsoft Ending Azure Container Service Support in 2020

Microsoft gave notice earlier this month that it will be ending its Azure Container Service on Jan. 31, 2020.

Microsoft Releases Surface Diagnostic Toolkit for Business

Microsoft released a new tool, Surface Diagnostic Toolkit for Business, earlier this month, providing a means for IT pros to find and troubleshoot problems on Microsoft Surface devices.

Microsoft's December Security Patches Includes Fixes for Two Active Exploits

Microsoft ended the patch year on Tuesday with a whimper of sorts, releasing an estimated 39 security fixes in its December bundle plus one security advisory, according to a count by Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative.

Microsoft Now Supports OpenSSH in Windows Server 2019

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that the OpenSSH solution used for remote management is now a supported "Features on Demand" addition in both Windows 10 version 1809 and Windows Server 2019.

Microsoft Edge Browser To Get New Rendering Engine but EdgeHTML Continues

Microsoft isn't exactly killing off its EdgeHTML rendering engine, even after declaring plans to use Chromium open source technologies in its Edge browser.

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