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IT Pros Face Adjustments with Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Cumulative Updates Arriving Next Week

Organizations running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 soon will see an end to the timeworn IT tactic of rolling back Windows patches that cause problems.

Microsoft Planning To Block Outdated Flash ActiveX in IE 11

Microsoft announced this week that it's planning to initiate a new limited-time blocking scheme for out-of-date Adobe Flash ActiveX used in its Internet Explorer 11 browser.

Microsoft's Windows 7 Convenience Rollups Choking on Some VMware VMs

Microsoft's "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 aren't playing well with some VMware virtual machines (VMs), the two companies warned this week.

Microsoft Issues Windows 7 SP1 'Convenience Rollups'

Microsoft today announced the availability of so-called "convenience rollups" for Windows 7 Service Pack 1, as well as Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Microsoft Improves Enterprise Mode Tools for IE

Microsoft added a few enhancements this month to help organizations better address their Internet Explorer app compatibility woes.

Microsoft Starts Final Clock on Windows 7 Pro OEM Sales

Sales of new PCs running the Windows 7 Professional edition will start to end next year.

Google Discloses 2 More Windows Bugs

The flaws reside in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1.

Microsoft Ending Windows 7 Sales to Consumers This Friday

Retail sales of consumer editions of Windows 7 and Windows 8 are coming to an end this Friday.

Migration Headache: Windows 7 or Windows 8?

The right answer may not be right for every enterprise.

Microsoft Releases Work Folders for Windows 7

Microsoft has released Work Folders for Windows 7, which broadens file sharing options for organizations.

Microsoft Releases Workplace Join for Windows 7 Test Software

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

Remote Desktop Protocol 8.1 for Windows 7 Available

Microsoft this week released a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 8.1 update for Windows 7 Service Pack 1.

IE 11 for Windows 7 Now Available

Microsoft released Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 systems today.

Microsoft Restores Windows 8 Update Controls

Microsoft has restored some update controls for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

IE 11 Blocker for Windows 7 Now Available

A tool that blocks Internet Explorer 11 installations on Windows 7 machines is now available.

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